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Sep 17 2009

The revival of bluegrass

By Paul Robinson Music styles are constantly in transition. From early jazz to today’s pop rock, our music is constantly morphing and it’s usually in-tune with the social atmosphere of the time: but sometimes, it’s the life of the musicians themselves that sculpts the music of tomorrow. Two locally renown national musicians recently passed through …

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Sep 17 2009

The day He arrived

By Dylan Sharek As Jamie and Dorothy “Dot” Moore lead me into their multi-story home off Jasper Boulevard on Sullivan’s Island, Mr. Moore motions to a commemorative plaque on the right-hand side of the stairwell that leads to the main floor. “This is the first mention of Hugo [in our home]. The line below it …

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Sep 17 2009

Hugo Remembered: Bambi Werner, Isle of Palms

“We went to Mount Pleasant,” said Bambi Werner, recalling their evacuation from the Isle of Palms just before Hugo hit. “That was a big mistake.” With a two year old and eight month old, the Werners decided that fighting the traffic wouldn’t be worth it and ended up staying in Hobcaw with some friends. At …

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Sep 17 2009

Hugo Remembered: Marshall Stith, Sullivan’s Island

Marshall Stith is a known island figure. With his last name being synonymous with Sullivan’s Island and his reputation for collecting old island photographs in his restaurant, Station 22, it was almost a given that Marshall would have an interesting story about the day Hugo hit. However, for Stith, his most memorable story had to …

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Sep 17 2009

Hugo Remembered: The Lipovsky family, Isle of Palms

“I bought my house on the Isle of Palms two days before Hugo hit,” said Julie Lipovsky as she shook her head in disbelief. She clearly remembered people joking about Hugo, theorizing that it would hit Savannah. She and her husband had packed up all of their books, records, pictures and paintings and placed them …

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Sep 17 2009

IOPNA Neighbor News

Looking to the fall By Catherine Malloy Where did the summer go? We hear everyone asking that question these days. With the kids returning to school, it feels like we are moving to the official end of summer and back to our usual routines. Did you notice that even the sunlight looks different as we …

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Sep 17 2009

IOP Mayoral Candidate: Jimmy Ward

Jimmy Ward has announced he will be running for Mayor of Isle of Palms in the upcoming November 3 election. He was born in Wilmington, NC, and is a veteran of the United States Coast Guard. He graduated from Barton College (formerly Atlantic Christian College) in Wilson, NC, with a BA degree in Philosophy and …

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Sep 17 2009

IOP Mayoral Candidate: Dick Cronin

Dick Cronin, Mayor of the Isle of Palms, has announced his plans to run for re-election on November 3. Elected in February of this year in a special election, Cronin previously served three years on the City Council and is past Chairman of the Isle of Palms Planning Commission. Now retired, Dick has proven leadership …

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Sep 17 2009

IOP Council Candidate: Doug Thomas

Doug Thomas and his wife, Mary, retired to the Isle of Palms 10 years ago and immediately became involved in the community. Starting as a volunteer at the Aquarium, Doug also joined the volunteer staff at East Cooper Regional Medical Center. Next year he will be serving as the President of the volunteers, as well …

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Sep 17 2009

IOP Council Candidate: Sandy Stone

Provided by Sandy Stone I have lived on the Isle of Palms for over three decades and have seen it evolve from a quaint beach community into the thriving municipality that we enjoy today. Throughout that evolution there has always been a natural balance among the Isle of Palms residents and those who visit and …

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