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Taking The Stroll

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Sr. Staff Writer There is a simple truth to why abused women stay with their tormentors – they have nowhere else to go. Butch Kennedy is chief executive officer of the Palmetto Hope Network, which serves as an intermediary for women who can’t find or don’t qualify for …

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Labor Day Weekend Message From Town Hall

By Andy Benke for Island Eye News Good afternoon Island residents, As we prepare to enjoy the long holiday weekend, I wanted to pass along a bit of information to you. Town Council Activity – In response to the COVID-19 pandemic all meetings are held remotely using Zoom A Special Meeting will be held on …

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Turtle Tracks

By Mary Pringle for The Island Eye News On the morning of Aug. 18, Turtle Team members were happy to see many tracks where hatchlings had climbed out of the green sea turtle nest that was laid on June 24 near Ocean Club Villas in Wild Dunes and moved further south. This was our second …

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Honoring Miss Kitty’s Legacy

By Sarah Vega for The Island Eye News When Tom Proctor and his wife, Sheryl, moved back to Sullivan’s Island six years ago, it didn’t take him long to start volunteering at East Cooper Meals on Wheels. His mom, Neeley Katherine Asman Proctor, benefited from meal deliveries for a number of years before Tom and …

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Not Only For Seniors

By Sara Vega for The Island Eye News When 40-year-old Joy – we’re using only her first name to protect her privacy – tested positive for COVID-19 and began her quarantine in May, she was feeling more than just the typical symptoms associated with the virus. Though she has lived in Mount Pleasant for 11 …

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An Ever-changing Environment

By Zach Watson for The Island Eye News The COVID-19 environment is forcing educators, students and specialists who train working professionals to re-evaluate their traditional methods of teaching.  In a time when many are focused on alternative learning systems, The Citadel’s Zucker Family School of Education is now offering a new graduate degree to help …

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Sullivan’s Island Lifts Restrictions

By Zach Giroux for The Island Eye News The upcoming Labor Day weekend, always one of the busiest times of the beach season, will be a bit busier this year now that beach chairs, coolers and shade devices will be permitted on the beach at Sullivan’s Island. Just over a month ago, the Sullivan’s Island …

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New Flood Maps Could Mean Lower Insurance Rates

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Contributing Editor They’ve been almost a decade in the making but they’re finally here. The new Federal Emergency Management Agency flood maps go into effect on Jan. 29, 2021, and will mean lower insurance rates for island homeowners, as well as potentially lower building elevation requirements. “This is going …

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A Future Superstar

By Kimberly Keelor for The Island Eye News Operation Fall Return 2020 at The Citadel has about 2,301 central figures: 2,300 cadets and cadet recruits and one future superstar who represents the return of the live mascot program to campus. His name is Gen. Mike D. Groshon. His new friends call him G3 for short. …

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A Shared Vision

By Sandy Ferencz for Island Eye News In late 2019, a vision for a green space park at the Isle of Palms City Marina was presented to members of the City Council. It was the starting point of a greater vision for a broad-based Isle of Palms green space, beautification and preservation effort. This vision is …

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