Sep 13 2019

Kevin Popson Set For Isle Of Palms City Council Run

Provided for Island Eye News  Kevin Popson, an active Isle of Palms resident for more than 34 years, has announced his candidacy for City Council in the upcoming November election. Popson brings to his run an established track record of leadership, management, and business experience in the community.  “I’ve lived on Isle of Palms for more …

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Sep 12 2019

Katrina Limbach To Run For Council

Provided for Island Eye News  As a young mother, small business owner, community activist, and conservationist, Katrina Limbach welcomes the opportunity to run for Isle of Palms City Council Nov. 5 and take office in January. Her campaign is thoughtfully focused on three pillars: prioritizing family residential life, preserving our coastal environment and supporting the …

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Sep 11 2019

“Frankly my dear, I want to come home.”

By Jennifer Tuohy, The Island Eye News Contributing Editor In life and in words, Dorothea Benton Frank told it like it was. The New York Times best-selling author never shied from the hard truths, nor missed an opportunity to extol her beloved Lowcountry, while pointing out its many flaws. Dottie, as she was called by …

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Sep 07 2019

Council Members Bid Farewell

Staff Report for Island Eye News SANDY FERENCZ For the last two weeks since the filing for Council seats opened, I have considered all the pros and cons of another four years in service to Isle of Palms residents. These last eight years (two years on ATAX and six years on Council) have been full …

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Sep 06 2019

Speak Up South Carolina

Staff Report for Island Eye News  My Sister’s House, Inc., the community’s longest operating domestic violence organization, is excited to announce its first “Speak Up South Carolina” campaign in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October. Historically, My Sister’s House has hosted its Walk A Mile In Her Shoes advocacy march and annual luncheon …

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Sep 04 2019

Dreaming Of Drama

Jean Schubert, director of Tee Shirt Theater, and her cast of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” that recently finished an August week-long drama camp at the IOP Rec. Ms Jean conducts both summer camps and 10-week long sessions at the Rec during the school year that introduce children age 8-13 to theater and kids versions of …

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Sep 03 2019

Family Ties

By Susan Hill Smith for Island Eye News  As he prepared for one of his last Sunday mornings as pastor of Isle of Palms First United Methodist Church this spring, Thomas Smith texted Laura Canine, who would take over his role once he left for his next appointment in Florence. “Walking into your new office,” she …

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Sep 02 2019

Isle Of Palms Hurricane Dorian Update

By Desirée Fragoso for Island Eye News The City of Isle of Palms continues to monitor the development of Hurricane Dorian and its impacts to our community.  The City remains at OPCON 2, which means that a disaster or emergency is likely to affect the County and emergency operations plans are implemented.  City staff continues …

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Sep 02 2019

Isle Of Palms Mayor’s Message: September 2019

We are in the peak of hurricane season so don’t let it catch you by surprise. The storm we experienced several weeks ago served as a reminder that we should be proactive to reduce property damage and get through any storm emergency with less stress by preparing ahead of time.  Every year, the City reviews …

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Aug 29 2019

Pounds Is In The Race

Staff Report for Island Eye News  There are many large, long term projects on the City’s horizon and Phillip Pounds would like to offer his help in solving these for the benefit of all residents of Isle of Palms. Pounds and his wife, Laurie, have vacationed on the island for many years and have been …

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