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Nov 07 2019

Cutting Up At The New Dock

Photo by Barb Bergwerf The ribbon cutting ceremony at the Isle of Palms Exchange Club held on Thursday, Oct. 24 launched better community access to Hamlin Creek. With all inclusivity the goal, a handicap accessible watercraft launch is connected to the floating dock, made possible, in part, by a donation from Dunes Properties in the …

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Nov 06 2019

Across The Country By The Numbers

By Laura Fogarty, Managing Editor for Island Eye News  For IOP residents Seth and Carol Rice, this summer brought the trip of a lifetime to celebrate 30 years of marriage. The Rices were kind enough to share with Island Eye their adventure and the numbers that brought them across the country:  10,400 – number of …

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Nov 06 2019

Morgan Creek Grill Closes Doors

By Laura Fogarty for Island Eye News Iconic Isle of Palms restaurant, Morgan Creek Grill officially closed for business on Monday, Nov. 4. Offering arguably the most breathtaking dining views  in Charleston since 2002, MCG closes amid growing concerns over building safety and a non renewable lease.

Nov 04 2019

Pumpkins At Poe’s Tavern

Provided by Poe’s Tavern  

Oct 29 2019

Boat Blessing

Photo by Sherry Bayne Mark Bayne and his son Coulson built a traditional catboat on Isle of Palms. The “Sandpiper” was blessed by Monsignor Lawrence McInerny, of Stella Maris, on Oct. 15 on Morgan Creek.  The father/son team built the boat for a client over a three year period. Safe sailing, Sandpiper!

Oct 28 2019

Finding Magic On Dewees Island

By Carey Sullivan for Island Eye News  Dewees Island is an inspirational place.  When you are here, you see possibilities, promise and potential.  This summer, children from Jake’s Music visited Dewees.  It was a day full of inspiration for both children and adults. Jake’s Music brings free after-school music lessons and instruments to inner city children …

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Oct 25 2019

Roasting At The Shed

Provided for Island Eye News  Friends of the Hunley’s annual fundraiser is celebrating a milestone as it enters its 15th year.  The Hunley Oyster Roast and Silent Auction will be held Nov. 1 from 7 – 10 p.m. at the Visitors Bus Shed in Downtown Charleston.  The event has become a local favorite offering an …

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Oct 24 2019

Questions And Answers With Candidates For Isle Of Palms Council

By Laura Fogarty, Island Eye News Managing Editor Thanks to a wonderful response from our readers, we are happy to be able to present the questions we asked the five candidates vying for seats on the Isle of Palms City Council. Below are the second three in a series of six questions (compiled to represent …

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Oct 24 2019

Isle Of Palms Council Candidates

By Laura Fogarty, Island Eye News Managing Editor The Island Eye news asked our readers to submit their questions for the five candidates running for City Council. The response was an overwhelming abundance of input and for that, we thank you. Below are the first three in a series of six questions (compiled to represent …

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Oct 24 2019

When Given Lemons

Staff Report for Island Eye News  William Swinney recently offered to share his lemonade proceeds with the Exchange Club to help with its waterfront improvements so they may serve not for profit organizations in the area. At age 12, William has been taught the value of giving to others by his parents.  This is a …

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