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Isle Of Palms Candidates

Office Associated Counties Name on Ballot Running Mate Party Location of Filing Candidate Status Mayor, Isle Of Palms CHARLESTON Phillip Pounds Nonpartisan CHARLESTON Active Mayor, Isle Of Palms CHARLESTON Joshua Ryan Langdon Hooser Nonpartisan CHARLESTON Active Mayor, Isle Of Palms CHARLESTON Ryan Buckhannon Nonpartisan CHARLESTON Active Isle of Palms Water & Sewer Commissioner CHARLESTON Robert …

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Little House, Big Hearts

By Maddie Heid for The Island Eye News  Several weeks ago, The Island Eye News published a story on the Jones family and their beloved Little House. Many readers were touched by their situation, one individual in particular took matters to a whole new level of compassion. The Little House has been located on Sullivan’s …

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Letter To The Editor: Isle Of Palms Mayoral Race

As we head into this election season, I want to thank the Mayor and City council of Isle of Palms for their hard work and dedication to the residents, property owners, and businesses of the Island. What a challenging few years. I believe the years ahead will continue to pose challenges as Mayor Carroll stated …

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Letter To The Editor: Pounds Offers Leadership And Delivers Results

Isle of Palms is changing at an accelerating rate. Challenged by explosive growth in the surrounding counties — rapidly approaching 1 million population — with growing demands from all constituents: residents, property owners, businesses, and visitors. While the off-island growth accelerates, IOP’s residential population and footprint remain fixed. Gone are the days of living in …

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Gullah Geechee

By Angel Parson for Island Eye News Victoria Smalls, a National Park Ranger with the Reconstruction Era National Historical Park Beaufort, SC, and public historian, educator, arts advocate, and cultural preservationist from St. Helena Island, SC, has been named the executive director of the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor, four-state National Heritage Area under the …

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Half Rubber Tournament

By Grace Nichols for The Island Eye News Saturday, Aug. 21 started off as a cool and overcast day at the Isle of Palms Recreation Department. The morning temperature was different from the normal Charleston heat, and was the perfect way to kick off the 23rd annual Half- Rubber Tournament. As the day heated up …

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Advice To Hatchlings

By Mary Pringle for The Island Eye News Once again we feel that it is time to give advice about survival to the hundreds of loggerhead hatchlings who are now coming out of nests on Sullivan’s Island and the Isle of Palms. Even though instinct has been telling them what to do for over 100 …

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Rosemary

By April Punsalan for The Island Eye News Rosemary is a powerhouse herb. The name rosemary comes from the Latin ros (meaning dew) and marinus (meaning sea), which translates to “dew of the sea.” Rosemary is a popular landscape plant given its drought tolerance and resilience to pests. Hence why rosemary occurs in almost every …

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Andrew Vega For Isle Of Palms City Council

The following statement was provided by the political candidate for The Island Eye News Lowcountry native Andrew Vega has announced his candidacy for Isle of Palms City Council. A 2003 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy with a B.S. in Civil Engineering, Vega served on active duty in the United States Air Force …

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South Carolina Animal Shelters Hold Emergency Rescue Program

 Staff Report for Island Eye News The lives of thousands of animals in shelters across South Carolina are at stake, as homeless animals have been pouring into shelters for weeks. “Nearly every shelter in the state, including the largest shelters [Greenville County Animal Care, Charleston Animal Society, Horry County Animal Care Center and Columbia Animal …

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