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Mar 25 2020

Coastal Community Foundation Launches COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Fund

By Abigail Darlington for The Island Eye News Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina, the largest nonprofit community foundation in the Palmetto State, has launched the COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Fund to receive charitable donations to support communities disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic consequences of the outbreak. The fund is seeded …

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Mar 24 2020

Breaking Ground

By Brian Sherman, The Island Eye News Managing Editor It’s been well over half a century since the residents of Sullivan’s Island shelled out less than $1 million to build the town’s first and only wastewater treatment plant.  A complete overhaul of the ancient plant on Gull Drive will give the town a state-of-theart facility …

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Mar 24 2020

Recognition Day

By Zach Watson for The Island Eye News One hour before sunrise on March 13, The Citadel class of 2023 was officially recognized as members of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets – two weeks early because of the dynamic situation involving COVID-19. Recognition Day is one of the most important events in the life …

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Mar 24 2020

Spoleto Festival USA Cancellation And Our Renewed Commitment

By Nigel Redden for Island Eye News Dear Friends, Gian Carlo Menotti founded Spoleto Festival USA as a haven for artists where audiences could immerse themselves in performances that challenged, entertained, and often enlightened. 2020 promised to be an exceptional year for Spoleto Festival USA. Omar, the new opera by Rhiannon Giddens and co-composer Michael Abels, …

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Mar 21 2020

Sullivan’s Island Covid-19 Message #5

By Andy Benke for Island Eye News Good morning Island residents, The Town of Sullivan’s Island, in coordination with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC), the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Charleston County Emergency Management Division, Town of Mt. Pleasant and City of Isle of Palms, continues to monitor the rapidly emerging outbreak of novel …

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Mar 21 2020

Isle Of Palms COVID19 Update #5

By Desiree Fragoso for Island Eye News The City of Isle of Palms is under a state of emergency. The Isle of Palms City Council, acting in accordance with Section 5-7-250 of the South Carolina Code of Laws, which empowers Council to enact emergency ordinances affecting life, health, or safety, approved an emergency ordinance to …

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Mar 20 2020

Emergency Measures

By Brian Sherman for Island Eye News       Isle of Palms and Sullivan’s Island have taken different approaches in their efforts to fight the potential spread of the corona virus. Declaring a state of emergency March 20, the IOP City Council chose to restrict access to the island. On the same day, after two meetings …

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Mar 18 2020

Teeing It Up

By Sara Perry for The Island Eye News Respite Care Charleston’s 16th Annual MORE. GOOD.DAYS. Golf Tournament will be held April 20 on the Seabrook Island Club’s Crooked Oaks course. Proceeds from the event will help the 501(c)3 nonprofit provide support and services to those living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Registration …

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Mar 18 2020

Hit The Trails

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Eye News Charleston County Parks invites runners and walkers of all experience levels to hit the trails at the 10th annual Mullet Haul Trail Run, scheduled for April 25 at scenic Johns Island County Park. Both the 5K and 10K races will begin at 8:30 a.m. Following the races, …

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Mar 17 2020

COVID-19 Resident Message #3

By Andy Benke for Island Eye News   This morning the Town met with owners and management of the various restaurants on Sullivan’s Island to discuss protocols in place and strategies to stop the further spread of the COVID-19 virus.      Pending further directives from Governor McMaster, beginning today establishments will follow the recommendation of the Center …

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