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The Cat’s Meow

By Stacie Craddock for The Island Eye News Many animal shelters across the nation have been successfully adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic by calling on their communities to foster animals to help alleviate staff and resource constraints.  Fostering was always something I yearned to do “one day,” although my own schedule and time constraints prevented …

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Bobblection

By Ben Abzug for The Island Eye News Fans across the Charleston area are invited to come down to Joe Riley Park to choose the president of the United States – sort of. During the Bobblection, RiverDogs fans will drive through the ballpark parking lot to cast their vote for either President Donald Trump or …

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Different Parties; Same Ideas

By Brian Sherman, The Island Eye News Managing Editor Joe Bustos is a 70-year-old Republican, a former member of the Mount Pleasant Town Council who is making his second run for a seat in the South Carolina Legislature. Except for the 24 years he spent in the U.S. Army, he has lived his entire life …

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Pink For Pink

By Becky Connelly for The Island Eye News Non Disclosure Apparel, a start-up bra company headquartered in Mount Pleasant, has launched a campaign to donate bralettes to women undergoing breast cancer treatment at the Hollings Cancer Center.    As part of the “Pink for Pink” campaign, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, the company is …

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Special Exhibition

By Macey Davis for The Island Eye News The Gibbes Museum of Art’s newest special exhibition, “Charleston Collects: Devotion and Fantasy, Witchcraft and the World’s End,” will be on display from Oct. 9 through June 27 of next year. This selection of paintings and prints from a major private collection of Northern Renaissance art introduces …

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New Vice President Joins Team At Bishop Gadsden

By Maggie Brown for The Island Eye News Aaron Roop is the new vice president of operations at Bishop Gadsden Episcopal Retirement Community. Roop joins the Bishop Gadsden leadership team from Asbury Place in Kingsport, Tennessee. Prior to joining Bishop Gadsden, he served three years as executive director of Asbury Place, a Life Plan Community. …

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Climate Studies

By Kimberly Keelor for The Island Eye News Climate variability, risks and the advancement of solutions will be the focus of the Lt. Col. James B. Near Jr., USAF ’77 Center for Climate Studies at The Citadel. Near, a member of The Citadel Class of 1977, career meteorologist for the Air Force and dedicated professor …

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Tidal Wave

By Zach Giroux for The Island Eye News A long-standing business at the Isle of Palms Marina that refused the city’s orders to vacate the premises is now in the process of being evicted. In September, members of the Isle of Palms City Council voted to transform what they hoped would be the former site …

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Maritime Forest

By Zach Giroux for The Island Eye News A decade-long legal dispute concerning the maritime forest on Sullivan’s Island has reached a resolution. A 10-year battle between beachfront homeowners and the town apparently came to an end Friday morning, when the Town Council rendered a 4-3 vote in favor of accepting a settlement in the …

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Water Project

By Brian Sherman, The Island Eye News Managing Editor Work is about to get underway on a water line that will run from Toler’s Cove in Mount Pleasant to Middle Street near Sullivan’s Island’s wastewater treatment plant. The $8.5-million project, the cost of which will be split evenly between Mount Pleasant Waterworks and the Charleston …

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