Mar 05 2010

Shuckin’ & Shaggin’ on Sullivan’s Island

There's nothing better than fresh steamed oysters.

Whether you are a “shucker” or a “shagger”, you should make your way to Sullivan’s Island on Friday, March 19, for the last (and the best!) oyster roast of the season. Bring your shaggin’ shoes and dance the night away under the beautiful backdrop of Sullivan’s pristine beach while listening to the music of the …

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Mar 05 2010

Scholarships for strong minds and bodies

Announcing the PrimeTime Fitness College Scholarship Program A total of $1500 (three scholarships of $500 each) will be awarded this year by PrimeTime Fitness to college students and/or high school seniors who demonstrate dedication to the health and fitness of themselves and/or others. In order to qualify for the scholarship, recipients must: Live in either …

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Feb 19 2010

The last line of de-fence

The sound of hammering began echoing from behind Station 22 Restaurant on Thursday, February 11, and before the sun set the next day, a brand new fence could be seen stretching from Station 22 ½ to the end of the Sullivan’s Island business district. Residents tired of late night bar patrons stumbling through their backyards …

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Feb 19 2010

Setting the table for change

By Kristin Hackler Cars circle Laura Beckstrom’s classic island home on one of Sullivan’s smaller, named streets. The porch light is on and the smell of a spicy sweet meal simmering on the stove drifts through the night air. As people arrive, the living room quickly fills with smiles, hugs and glasses of pre-dinner wine …

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Feb 19 2010

IOPNA President wades into drainage problem

Provided by the IOPNA Our region has been pummeled by days of cascading rain and slow drainage. At times it seemed like monsoon season. At best, barrier islands drain slowly, but dealing with torrential rainfall occurring over many days presents an even larger challenge to our low lying island. IOPNA President Joanna Harper responded to …

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Feb 19 2010

Dive in to the 3rd annual Make a Splash Bash

Tickets are on sale now for the 3rd annual SCBT Make a Splash Bash, a benefit for Sullivan’s Island Elementary School. On Saturday, February 27, drive down to the Windjammer on front beach, Isle of Palms, for an exciting evening of fun, food and music. Starting at 6pm, the Bash will kick off with music …

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Feb 19 2010

Writing by the sea

by Kerry Hood Congratulations to Sullivan’s Island Elementary School SAIL students McMillan Covington, Grace Ingram, Vivek Pandey and Sarah Woodberry. Each of these fifth grade students has written an award-winning poem that has been selected for publication in an anthology of student poetry entitled A Celebration of Poets, a hardcover book which will be available …

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Feb 19 2010

Short-term property owners protest license fee increases on Sullivan’s Island

By Jeff Evans “Is it fair to ask such a small group to make up the town’s budget shortfall? Why not ask all 1,000 of the island’s property owners to share the burden?” asked David Odle, one of several short-term rental property owners who attended the Sullivan’s Island Committees of Council meeting on Monday, February …

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Feb 19 2010

“Triumph in Tough Times” with The Reverend Dr. Lloyd John Ogilvie

No one needs to tell us that we are living in tough times. What we do need is courage to live through them. Dr. Lloyd John Ogilvie, pastor for 50 years, television preacher, former Chaplain of the U.S. Senate and author of over 50 books, believes that tough times don’t last, but tough people do. …

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Feb 19 2010

Ben Sawyer bridge is open

by Julie Hussey At 1:50 am, Friday, February 19, 2010, PCL Civil Constructors, Inc. notified the South Carolina Department of Transportation that the Ben Sawyer Bridge was open for traffic! Returning traffic onto a brand new bridge in such a short period of time wouldn’t have been possible without the dedication of the bridge construction …

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