Jul 18 2019

Fort Sumter And Fort Moultrie National Historical Park Commemorates The Assault On Battery Wagner On Saturday, July 20 At 6 p.m. At Fort Moultrie Visitor Center

By Paula Ogden-Muse for Island Eye News On Saturday, July 20 at 6 p.m., the film Glory will be shown in the Fort Moultrie theater, located at 1214 Middle Street, Sullivan’s Island, SC. The film is based on the people and events that led to the July 18, 1863 Union assault on Confederate Battery Wagner. The 54th Massachusetts Regiment, …

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Jul 18 2019

Sullivan’s Island Mayor’s Message: July 2019

Dear Island Neighbors,  I hope your summer is going well. Hard to believe we are already nearing the end of July! INDEPENDENCE DAY AND SO “FOURTH.”  Before it’s too late, I’d like to send a serious thank you to all the Island folks who helped us to celebrate this year’s events commemorating our nation’s birth. …

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Jul 18 2019

Run, IOP, Run

by Brielle Asero for Island Eye News The IOP Beach Run scheduled for Jul. 27 has one of the islands biggest turnouts, bringing in crowds of over 300 runners. This event attracts participants of ages ranging from 4 years to 65+.  The run has been held by the IOP Rec since 1998, and was previously …

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Jul 17 2019

Carolina Day Was Booming

Photo by Rob Byko for Island Eye News On Jun. 29, visitors to Fort Moultrie explored the American Revolution through the life of a soldier in South Carolina. Artillery demonstrations presented by members of the 2nd South Carolina Regiment took place throughout the event. Children were welcome to join the musket drills being presented by …

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Jul 17 2019

Who Are These Loggerheads?

By Mary Pringle for Island Eye News This is the tenth year that the Island Turtle Team has participated in a multi-state genetics research project by collecting a DNA sample from every nest that is laid in our project area. This is happening all along the coast from North Carolina to Georgia and now even …

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Jul 11 2019

Perspective Gallery Hosts Reception

By Kathy Bates for The Island Eye News Amelia Rose Smith, known for her paintings of the Lowcountry, is artist of the month at Perspective Gallery in Mount Pleasant. The gallery will host an opening reception on Saturday, July 13 from 4-6 p.m. Smith employs light, value and color to capture Charleston’s lofty skies and …

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Jul 11 2019

Berry Bouquet Tea Granita

By Marilyn Markel for The Island Eye News  As summer and warm weather approach, there is nothing more refreshing for dessert than an icy granita. Serve in pretty martini glasses or something similar for an elegant touch. Similar concoctions can be made with strawberries or watermelon. Berry Bouquet Tea Granita Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 heaping …

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Jul 10 2019

Directions For Laying A Nest

By Mary Pringle for The Island Eye News If you are a sea turtle, most of the things you do are not taught to you but come naturally with instinct helping you out constantly. But just in case you need some pointers, here is a list for you to follow: Stick your head up from …

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Jul 10 2019

Be A Champion For Small Business

By Heather Valeri for The Island Eye News SCORE Charleston invites entrepreneurs, business owners, and local leaders to its 9th Annual Golf Tournament at the Charleston National Golf Club on Tuesday, Oct. 8. This event will include golfers from the community for the goal of raising funds that will be invested back into the Charleston …

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Jul 09 2019

Boat Landings See Heavy Traffic

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Eye News The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) maintains 19 public boat landings throughout Charleston County. During the summer months, these waterway access points reach their highest volume. To make the use of the boat landings an easier experience, CCPRC is providing tips and educational information. Boat …

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