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Sep 04 2009

Sullivan’s Island Police Reports: July

These reports were provided by the Sullivan’s Island Police Department for the month of July: July 4, 2009: While on patrol, an officer found a beach bag with personal belongings in it. The bag was placed in Lost and Found. July 5, 2009: A vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation. While conducting the stop, …

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Sep 04 2009

A tennis-volleyball love affair at the Windjammer

By Dylan Sharek Not many sports have grown in popularly as quickly as beach tennis. Once a secluded, intermittent pickup game played only overseas, beach tennis debuted in 2005 at the Charleston Maritime Festival to puzzled looks. Since then, however, Charleston has become known as beach tennis’ official birthplace and as the hub for Beach …

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Sep 04 2009

Old School brings home the Half Rubber gold

By Dylan Sharek The Crosby Family team seemed out of place at the 11th Annual Isle of Palms Half Rubber Tournament this past Saturday, August 22. In a field dominated by college students and thirty-somethings, the team’s median age was 58 years old. Larry Crosby, 68, is the second oldest member of the team behind …

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Sep 04 2009

17th Annual Isle of Palms Connector Run and Walk set for October 3

By Sarah Reynolds The annual Isle of Palms Connector Run and Walk for the Child began 17 years ago with the opening of the Isle of Palms Connector, and continues today with the goal of supporting the prevention of child abuse and other child-related programs. Net proceeds from the event go to support this cause. …

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Sep 04 2009

We the People … celebrate Constitution Week

Join the National Park Service in celebration of Constitution Week by attending one of the free special events scheduled September 17-23, 2009, at Charles Pinckney National Historic Site at 1254 Long Point Road in Mount Pleasant. The park preserves the last 28 acres of Snee Farm, a plantation that was once owned by Charles Pinckney, …

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Sep 03 2009

IOP announces candidates for Council

With four open City Council seats and the Mayor’s seat up for grabs on November 3, Isle of Palms candidates are already gearing up for the campaign trail. Running for City Council will be residents Ron Denton, Barbara Gobein, Sandy Stone and Doug Thomas, along with incumbents Barbara Bergwerf and Marty Bettelli. Running for Mayor …

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Sep 03 2009

Alert: missing dog!

On Sullivan’s Island: A black and grey poodle mix which answers to the names “Mona” or “Sugar” was last seen around Station 22 on Middle Street. If you find her, please call either Katie ( 513-9212), Trish (367-8449), Robin (568-0227), or the Sullivan’s Island Fire and Rescue Department (883-9944). There is a reward for her …

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Aug 21 2009

Op-Ed: The best is yet to come

By the Sullivan’s Islanders What if we could protect our homes from storm and hurricane damage, protect property values island-wide, implement a healthy and sustainable land management practice that doesn’t require an enormous capital expenditure AND find a way for residents to enjoy beach views? We’d all say yes, wouldn’t we? I honestly believe that …

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Aug 21 2009

Three options for accreted land

Staff report On August 4, approximately 150 Sullivan’s Island residents had a chance to look at the draft plan that has been in development since last year for the Town’s accreted land. Representatives from Coastal Science & Engineering, Dewberry and Sabine & Waters presented information on the various options for managing the 90-190 acres of …

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Aug 21 2009

Isle of Palms Police Reports

The following is a synopsis of some of the activities of the Isle of Palms Police Department during the month of July 2009: Patrol July 1, 2009: The homeowner of a Twin Oaks residence reported that he had contracted with a construction company in March of 2008 to do renovations, which amounted to just over …

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