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Jan 09 2020

Gardening And Giving

By Betsy Cappelmann for Island Eye News  Once again, the Isle of Palms Garden Club had its annual fundraiser selling wreaths and poinsettias.  Each year the club donates wreaths to public services. This year the Garden Club decorated wreaths and trees to donate to MUSC as well as collecting stuffed animals to be donated to MUSC …

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Jan 08 2020

Making A Difference During The Holiday Season

By Nancy Newlin Lain for Island Eye News  During the holiday season, there are many ways to help our veterans through what may be challenging times, and assist those who may not be able to be with family.  Wanting to let the veterans they are not forgotten and people still care about their service and sacrifice. …

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Jan 08 2020

Save The Light

Provided by Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission for The Island Eye News The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is proud to partner with Save the Light, Inc. for the third year to host their annual half marathon and 5K, set for Feb.1. Both USATF-certified races start at 8:30 a.m. and will begin and …

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Jan 07 2020

My Sister’s House Benefits From Local Concert

By Bert Wood for Island Eye News  On Nov. 30, The Law Offices of Scott E. Kegel and Southern Flavor Magazine, along with The Windjammer and Virginia based jam band, Indecision, held a concert to benefit My Sister’s House. For almost 40 years, My Sister’s House has been providing safe shelter to victims of domestic …

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Jan 06 2020

The Award Goes To…

Staff Report for Island Eye News  On Dec. 12 Isle of Palms Police Department held an awards dinner to recognize staff for the amazing work that they do. Officer J. Anderson was named Rookie of the Year; Administrative Assistant  Tracy Waldron was named Professional Staff Member of the Year, and FTO Amanda Postell was named …

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Jan 03 2020

Five Tips For Better Airbnb Bookings

By Carol Antman for Island Eye News  Even though my husband misses those sugary shrink- wrapped cinnamon rolls that chain hotels call breakfast, I prefer to stay in larger places.  I’ve gotten pretty savvy about choosing a good Airbnb but I’ve learned by making mistakes.  Here are some pointers to save you the learning curve. Filters …

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Jan 02 2020

Live Nativity

Staff Report for Island Eye News  On Saturday, Dec. 14 Sunrise Church on Sullivan’s Island brought the nativity to life with a choir performance that included the holy family, and live manger animals. Their Fellowship Hall provided crafts and refreshments for attendees. This joyous event is always a crowd pleaser and this year’s edition did …

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Dec 24 2019

A Seafood Mainstay

By Charles Claxton for Island Eye News Personability and kindness are what unites us. We crave conversation in a world that emphasizes individuality. A kind smile, a warm expression, or a meaningful service can make even the worst of days a little more bearable, and that’s only part of what the friendly staff at Mount Pleasant …

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Dec 23 2019

Off-road Duathlon Returns To Laurel Hill County Park

Provided for Island Eye News  The third annual Off-Road Duathlon competition will return to Laurel Hill County Park in Mount Pleasant on Saturday, Jan. 18. Registration is now open. The three-part race will feature a two-mile run followed by a sevenmile bike ride and will finish with another two-mile run, on the scenic off-road trails …

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Dec 20 2019

A Combined Effort

Staff Report for Island Eye News  Isle of Palms Police and Fire Departments often work together. Chief Cornett of the IOPPD took part in a Fire Department training recently further building on the cooperation and teamwork of these two, vital island entities. “When it comes to protecting our residents, we are all on the same …

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