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Message From The Mayor: November 2020

Dear Island Neighbors, As we approach Thanksgiving Day, in a year that may have seemed unworthy of thanks, I’m trying to focus on all the things that I am grateful for – including the fact that my high school English teachers will not see that sentence-ending preposition. As an islander, a U.S. citizen and resident …

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Honoring Our Veterans

Staff Report for Island Eye News VFW Post 3137 and its Auxiliary, of the Isle of Palms, were chosen to participate in the 2020 Virtual Veterans Day Parade, held Nov. 11. The post and auxiliary recorded and submitted a virtual 30-second parade to the Veterans Administration in Charleston, and “The Post on the Coast” was …

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Celebrity Chef Joins The Pack For Animal Society Chili Cook-off

by Kay Hyman for The Island Eye News Celebrity Chef Bob Waggoner and award-winning dog trainer Brandon McMillan will highlight the Charleston Animal Society’s 20th annual Chili Cook-off, which has been re-imagined this year as an online event.  To celebrate on Nov. 21 with thousands of animal lovers raising money for Toby’s Fund, which provides …

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Search Underway For New Commandant Of Cadets

by Kim Keelor-Parker for The Island Eye News The Citadel is searching for the college’s next commandant of cadets, a vice presidential position that is responsible for the command, leadership development and oversight of the 2,300-member South Carolina Corps of Cadets. Citadel President Gen. Glenn Walters initiated the search Nov. 2 to identify the next …

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Terry McKenzie

Staff Photo for Island Eye News Isle of Palms Mayor Jimmy Carroll, right, presented Terry McKenzie with the coveted IOP Signal 30 Award at a ceremony at Town Hall Nov. 6. McKenzie, who works at the IOP Water and Sewer Commission, was honored for putting out a fire caused by a faulty gas generator, thus …

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Live Nativity

Photo Courtesy Of Sunrise Church Sunrise Church, located at 3222 Middle St. on Sullivan’s Island, will present the Live Nativity on Dec. 12. Prepackaged cookies, hot cocoa and a takehome craft will be provided. Masks are required at the outdoor, free event. Showtimes are 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

New Laws Limit Possession Of Reptiles

By David Lucas for The Island Eye News South Carolina’s reptile and amphibian enthusiasts need to be aware of new laws and regulations that now govern the collection, possession or transfer of native species in the state, including current collections of native turtles. Changes to state statutes recently signed into law by Gov. Henry McMaster, …

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Jimmy Ward Announces Isle Of Palms Mayoral Run

Submitted by Jimmy Ward for Island Eye News Jimmy Ward announces his run for the office of Isle of Palms mayor. Ward has been an Isle of Palms resident for over 34 years. He was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, and raised in Kinston, North Carolina. He is a U.S. Coast Guard veteran, having served …

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Prayer And Praise

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Isle of Palms resident Lalla Lee Campsen has announced the publication and impending release of her book, “Daily ACTS: A Yearly Guide to Prayer and Praise.” Conceived and written over a span of more than 20 years, the prayer guide provides direction for individuals and groups alike. With …

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Joe Bustos Keeps House District 112 In Republican Hands

by Brian Sherman, The Island Eye News Editor Joe Bustos would like to spend the better part of the next decade in the state House of Representatives, long enough for him to get things moving on the issues he thinks are most important to the residents of Isle of Palms, Sullivan’s Island and parts of …

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