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Apr 05 2010

Ben Sawyer bridge to reduce to one lane the night of April 6 & 7

by Julie Hussey Please be advised that on TUESDAY NIGHT, APRIL 6, 2010 and WEDNESDAY NIGHT, APRIL 7, 2010, traffic on Ben Sawyer Boulevard, crossing the Ben Sawyer Bridge, will be reduced to a single lane to complete construction activities on the new bridge. Flaggers will be on hand to direct traffic flow through these …

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Apr 05 2010

Bike-friendly Sullivan’s Island

By Kristin Hackler There are so many reasons to encourage bicycling in a community. From the growing size of American’s belts to the demand for cleaner air and water – not to mention the fact that 1/3 of the population can’t drive*- bicycling is a logical, economical, environmentally-friendly solution to a growing country’s transportation problems. …

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Apr 05 2010

Sullivan’s Island Town Council – March 16, 2010

Letter on lots Town Administrator Andy Benke reported that the Town received a letter from residents along Jasper and Myrtle Streets west of Station 22 ½, asking the Council to be mindful of the residential area when discussing parking in split-zone lots. Overview of overlay area Planning Commission Chair Hal Currey reported that the Planning …

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Apr 05 2010

IOP overnight occupancy ordinance passes first reading

Staff report In a 6 – 3 vote on March 23, the Isle of Palms Council passed first reading of ordinance 2010-08, an ordinance which restricts the number of people who can stay overnight in rentals with rental licenses purchased after a tentative April 27, 2010, date. During citizen’s comments, the Council heard from 28 …

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Apr 05 2010

Op-Ed: New Beginnings

Provided by the Isle of Palms Neighborhood Association Spring is here and with this season comes the end of winter and darkness and the promise of replanting, opening windows and new beginnings. On March 23, 2010, the IOP City Council took a big step forward in protecting the future of the island. IOP City Council …

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Apr 02 2010

A peek into the history of Dewees Island

By Anne Anderson A new exhibit showcasing the historical time line from the Sewee Indian’s use of Dewees Island as hunting grounds through today’s development was unveiled on Sunday, March 21, in the Landings Building on Dewees Island.  The exhibit was prepared and presented by the Dewees Island Archives Committee and highlights each significant era of …

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Apr 02 2010

On loan from God and happy to be sailing her

One of the first things you see upon boarding the Carolina Girl is a passage on the side of the yacht that says, “On loan from God and happy to be sailing on her”.  Captain Bob Murray will tell you that the Carolina Girl has been a work in progress for him for over 30 …

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Apr 02 2010

Full sails for the 13th annual Charleston Race Week

With most major winter/spring regattas suffering yet another hard year, Charleston continues to gain steam as it works towards another record year. With 149 confirmed entries, Charleston Race Week can claim the title of “biggest multiclass regatta in the South” to go along with its longtime moniker of “friendliest regatta in the world.” Vinci tore …

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Apr 02 2010

PetFest returns to Palmetto Islands County Park

Our pets love us unconditionally – so why not give back to your best friends by bringing them out to experience a day of fun, frolic and exploration?   Pets and their owners are invited to join Charleston County Parks for a full weekend of exhibits, demonstrations, experts, entertainment and more at Pet Fest, this Saturday, …

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Apr 02 2010

Island Easter services

Ecumenical Easter Service at Breach Inlet Join the Churches of Sullivan’s Island and the Isle of Palms for a Sunrise Service at Breach Inlet starting at 6:30 a.m. Please dress comfortably for the weather and bring a chair! For more information, contact any of the churches listed below. Sunrise Presbyterian Good Friday: 7:30 p.m. “Service …

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