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Wild Dunes celebrates 30th anniversary

Legendary golf course designer Tom Fazio’s first-ever solo course design turns 30 years old this year, and golf enthusiasts are invited to join the celebration. Wild Dunes Resort is giving golfers a chance to play the signature, oceanfront Links Course and help the organization give back to its home community. The Resort is offering an …

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11th annual Gene Johnson Memorial Golf Tournament

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3137 on the Isle of Palms is hosting their 11th Annual Golf Tournament in honor of veteran Gene Johnson at the Wild Dunes Harbor Course on Sunday, September 12, at 1 p.m. Gene was a member of the IOP VFW, and is missed by all. This Captain’s Choice tournament …

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Managing parking on Sullivan’s Island

By Kristin Hackler Sullivan’s Island Council member Madeleine McGee probably put it best when she stated that the issue of paid parking on Sullivan’s Island is more about “managed” parking than paid parking. During a public hearing at the Church of the Holy Cross on Tuesday, July 27, more than 60 residents and concerned citizens …

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Sharkbite returns

By Mary Pringle, Island Turtle Team Loggerhead sea turtles return throughout the nesting season at two week intervals to lay two to six nests from the latter part of May until the early part of August. The Turtle Team is seldom privileged to encounter a turtle returning to the beach to her eggs. There is …

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Poe may have said “never more,” but Charleston County said “right away!”

By Kristin Hackler On Thursday, July 29, Charleston County Administrator Allen O’Neal, Assistant County Administrator Jennifer Miller, Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) Acting Director Cynthia Bledsoe, and CCPL Building Operations and Procurement Manager Nancy Sullivan, along with a few members of the Sullivan’s Island Town Council, dropped by the Edgar Allan Poe Library to take …

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How to have a wonderful fiftieth anniversary on the Isle of Palms

Provided by Diane Oltorik Tom and Diane Oltorik recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on what they and others on Isle of Palms often refer to as “paradise”. With elaborate plans and a joyful conclusion, the Oltoriks offer the following suggestions for others planning a similar affair: 1. Gather your immediate family from hither and …

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IOPNA Cooks!

Provided by the Isle of Palms Neighborhood Association The Isle of Palms Neighborhood Association (IOPNA) is delighted to announce another outreach service to the Isle of Palms community. “IOPNA COOKS” is an innovative meal program that brings food and/or meals to IOP residents and families in need of meal support for a short period of …

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Isle of Palms Council – July 27, 2010

By Blake Bunch Mayor Cronin motioned to approve the minutes for the regular meeting and public hearing of June 22. The motion carried. Citizen’s Comments Sue Redman, representative for the film “The Wise Kids,” requested permission from the Council to film a portion of their movie at 3014 Palm Blvd. “It is a very low-budget …

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Impending War: A lecture series at Fort Moultrie

Provided by the National Park Service As the National Park Service prepares for the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, the staff and volunteers of Fort Sumter National Monument will present monthly talks at the Fort Moultrie Visitor Center on Sullivan’s Island. Beginning in April 2010, these presentations will take a deeper look at themes and …

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There’s nothing better than a flexible chiropractor

BY MEREDITH POWELL As someone who dealt with intense back pain for over a decade, Dr. Bill Cromer finally decided to undergo a risky back surgery in October of 2006. While he continues to have his back adjusted by his friend Dr. Alan Comen, a chiropractor with whom he also shares an office, Dr. Cromer …

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