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Dec 19 2019

A Bid Farewell

Staff Report for Island Eye News  Mayor Jimmy Carroll presented keys to the city at the Dec. 3 City Council meeting to outgoing councilmembers Carol Rice, Ted Kinghorn, and Sandy Ferencz. The Mayor acknowledged the members’ service as a shining example of serving community. A heartfelt thank you and warm round of applause followed the …

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Dec 17 2019

Holiday Cheer Is Here

Staff Report for Island Eye News Isle of Palms Street Festival kicked off the holiday season with live music, vendors, jump castles, face painting, carnival rides, tree lighting, and a visit from Santa. Neighbors and friends gathered for free hot cocoa and wonderful works of art along with plenty of holiday merchandise and food.  Even …

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Dec 13 2019

Tax Changes

By David Lucas for The Island Eye News Springtime is prime time for South Carolinians attending the Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic and other outdoor expos to shop for good deals on new boats. Both aspiring and current boat owners need to be aware of changes to how boat taxes and registration renewal fees will be collected …

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Dec 12 2019

Turkey Bowl

Staff Report for Island Eye News  The 12th Annual Turkey Bowl took place on the Isle of Palms Recreation Center field the day after Thanksgiving. Originally started by Michael Hay, this football tradition of the unofficial “Old Man” league folds in family and friends, including girls and boys who want to get in the game. …

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Dec 11 2019

Isle Of Palms Smoking And Plastic Bans

By Desiree Fragoso for Island Eye News New rules will soon go into effect in the City of Isle of Palms that may impact your next trip to the beach.  Smoking cigarettes, cigars, or pipes anywhere on the Isle of Palms beach and beach access paths will be illegal as of January 1, 2020.   Additionally, …

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Dec 10 2019

Pump Stations

By Brian Sherman for Island Eye News The Sullivan’s Island Town Council plans to award the contract to rebuild the town’s five wastewater pump stations at its Dec. 17 meeting, agreeing to spend in the neighborhood of $4 million to replace equipment that has outlived its expected life span by 15 years. Not everyone in …

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Dec 10 2019

Live Nativity

By Hannah Webster for Island Eye News Sunrise Church presents the Live Nativity & Bethlehem Village on December 14th 5-7pm. Our youth and choir will be presenting the Live Nativity complete with live animals.  Then, come explore Bethlehem Village in the Fellowship Hall with crafts, hot cocoa, and cookies.  This is a free event.  Showtimes at 5pm, 5:30pm, 6pm, and …

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Dec 10 2019

Tis The Season

Provided for Island Eye News  Friendly reminder from the police department to Isle of Palms residents to please report all coyote activity to the IOP Police non-emergency number, 843.886.6522. This time of year, coyotes are particularly active and neighbors need to be vigilant, especially those with pets. The police department aggregates this information which helps …

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Dec 09 2019

Improvements Ahead

Staff Report for Island Eye News Aesthetic modifications for Sullivan’s Island’s sole gas station received preliminary approval from the Sullivan’s Island Design Review Board, Wednesday Nov. 11. Blake Middleton of Middleton and Associates Architects gave a short presentation of proposed design changes for a Refuel Station. The Station would like to add a canopy and …

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Dec 06 2019

Holiday Beach Sweep

By Susan Hill Smith for Island Eye News  Beach Santa Howard Hogue picks up thousands of litter items on Isle of Palms each year. He will suit up for the cold weather for a special December trash sweep Monday, Dec. 9 on Front Beach, IOP from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Join IOP Cleanup Crew and …

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