Apr 11 2019

30-Day Public Comment Period Open

By Dawn Davis for The Island Eye News The National Park Service invites the public to comment on the environmental assessment for the rehabilitation project during the 30-day public review period ending May 3. The preferred method of providing comments is through the NPS Planning, Environment, and Public Comment (PEPC) website at: ParkPlanning.nps.gov/document.cfm?parkID=381&projectID=6219 9&documentID=94291. Comments …

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Apr 10 2019

Sullivan’s Island Mayor’s Message: April 2019

Dear Island Neighbors, Happy Spring! Or something. From the hot days we had this “winter” (remember New Year’s Day?) and the chilly days last week after the vernal equinox signaled the alleged onset of “spring”, I think our new reality may be seasons with mood swings and commitment issues. But regardless of whatever climatological hand …

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Apr 10 2019

Fan Favorite Keys Takes The 2019 Volvo Car Open Trophy

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Contributing Editor The 2019 Volvo Car Open had a truly local flavor this year. From plenty of Daniel Island-brewed craft-beer on hand, to the not-one-but-two local girls competing in the field of world-class tennis players, plus a brand new local owner in Ben Navarro, the event did Charleston proud. …

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Apr 09 2019

The Run For Town Council

Staff Report for The Island Eye News The Town of Sullivan’s Island’s municipal election is on Tuesday, May 7. The Island Eye is interested to know where the candidates stand on popular issues and has invited each candidate to answer the final three of six questions. The first three questions and responses can be found …

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Apr 05 2019

Wild Dunes Yacht Club Hosts Emmy Winning Filmmaker

By Pamela Marsh for The Island Eye News The Wild Dunes Yacht Club held its annual St. Patrick’s Day party on March 9 at the Links Clubhouse in Wild Dunes. Dr. Phil Dustan, professor in the Biology Department at the College of Charleston, presented his research on the devastating effects of rising ocean temperature on …

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Apr 04 2019

Eye On Dewees

By Carey Sullivan for The Island Eye News Welcome to Eye on Dewees, a monthly column dedicated to shedding some light on Dewees Island, your friendly neighbor to the north. For this first column, I would like to get everyone on the same page. Some of you may know a few facts about Dewees (maybe …

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Apr 04 2019

Vacation Bible School Summer Camps On The Islands

SUNRISE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 3222 Middle St. Sullivan’s Island 843.883.3888 SunrisePresbyterianChurch.org WHAT: Vacation Bible School – SHIPWRECKED! WHEN: June 17-21, 9 a.m.-noon MORE INFO: Get ready for an adventure to an uncharted island where kids are rescued by Jesus. This VBS will teach kids to be anchored in the truth that Jesus carries them through life’s …

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Apr 04 2019

Letter To The Editor: Modern Day Tumbleweed

Do you remember watching old western movies? There is always a scene when the guys have a showdown. The streets clear and the two gunslingers pace off. In that moment before they draw, a tumbleweed or two blows through the streets. Sadly, one or both of these gunslingers is about to meet their fate. What’s …

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Apr 02 2019

Street Cars On Sullivan’s Island

By Susan Middaugh for The Island Eye News Do you know why the cross-streets on Sullivan’s Island are numbered “Stations”? Have you noticed that our Station numbers start with Station 9? What happened to Stations 1-8? Come hear historian Nic Butler, PhD explain it all, and more, on Thursday, April 18, 6–7 p.m., at the …

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Apr 02 2019

Isle Of Palms Mayor Carroll Addresses State Congress

As a lifelong Isle of Palms resident and now as it’s Mayor, I’ve seen the proliferation of plastics everywhere. Part of our City’s vision statement says that we are elected to leave our island better for future generations. It is for this reason, that I come before you, asking that we lead the East Coast …

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