Local Golf Tourney Funds Prostate Cancer Research

By Brian Sherman for The Island Eye News The Prostate Cancer Foundation, the beneficiary of the annual Wild Dunes Men’s Golf Association Charity Golf Event, has determined who will receive its Class of 2022 Young Investigator Awards. The local event, which raised more than $300,000 in May, will support a three-year cancer research project headed …

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Band Of Oz Comes To The Islands For An Enchanted Evening

By Robbie Berg for The Island Eye News If you have ever listened to the Band of Oz, you would know what all of the excitement is about.  You do not have to shag to be a big fan. Of course, “shaggers” are thrilled that they can dance the night away at “Shag by the …

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Fried Turkey Glide 5K Trots On Thanksgiving Day

By Meredith Nelson for The Island Eye News LeeAnn Reigart was tired of driving into Charleston every Thanksgiving morning to take part in a Turkey Trot 5K. The parking, registration, and overall logistics of participating and then returning home to Thanksgiving preparations was getting to be too much hassle. After buying a cottage on the …

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Isle Of Palms Voters Reject Decreasing Size Of City Council

By Brian Sherman for The Island Eye News Six members of the Isle of Palms City Council thought it would be a good idea to reduce the size of the Council from nine to seven. IOP residents apparently disagreed – and in a big way.  At a July 26 meeting, the Council voted by a …

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Busy Fall Migration For Sullivan’s Island Birds

By Sarah Harper for The Island Eye News It has been a busy Fall migration season at Sullivan’s Island Bird Banding Station!  Unfortunately, we had to cancel quite a few banding days due to wind, rain and a tropical storm. We banded over 700 birds from over 40 different species! I’m working hard on the …

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Charleston Mayor Proclaims November 22 Oyster Recycling Day

By Erin Weeks for Island Eye News The Eastern oyster is one of South Carolina’s most treasured coastal species – and now it’s receiving formal recognition in Charleston. Thanks to a proclamation by Mayor Tecklenburg, Tuesday, Nov. 22 will be declared Oyster Recycling Day in the Holy City.  South Carolina has a critical shortage of …

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Christmas

Staff Photos for Island Eye News The Sullivan’s Island Fire Department has begun its decorating for Christmas.

Rebates Now Being Issued

By South Carolina Department Of Revenue for Island Eye News The South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) has begun issuing 2022 Individual Income Tax rebates to eligible taxpayers.  The rebate amount is based on an individual’s 2021 tax liability, up to a cap.  As outlined in the legislation approving the rebates, the SCDOR has set …

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Glass Recycling Project Creates A Reusable Solution

By Isle Of Palms Environmental Advisory Committee for The Island Eye News Have you seen any products made from recycled glass? New bottles, stylish jewelry, countertops, mosaic tiles and even shoes are now being made from reclaimed glass. Is this what you imagine when you put wine and beer bottles, broken glassware, and other things …

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Message From The Mayor: November 2022

Happy Thanksgiving. We have much to be thankful for in this great country we get to live in and for the piece of paradise we get to call home. I hope you can spend some time with family and friends and take a moment to reflect on all the things we have to be thankful …

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