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Bark Heard Round the World

By Melissa Gray, Daisy’s Place Retriever Rescue Dog lovers and their four legged companions are invited to attend Bark Heard Round the World on Saturday, May 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is being held at Mount Pleasant’s Planet Bark, located at 1058 Johnnie Dodds Blvd. the goal of Bark Heard Round …

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PEDESTRIAN ACCESS ON BEN SAWYER BRIDGE CLOSED TO PUBLIC FOR 3 WORK DAYS STARTING THURSDAY, MAY 6, 2010

PCL Civil Constructors, the bridge’s design-build contractor, and the South Carolina Department of Transportation are closing the bridge’s pedestrian access to the public during work hours for three work days starting Thursday, May 6, 2010 and continuing on Friday, May 7 and Monday, May 10. Work hours are 7 am to 6 pm each day. …

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Sullivan Island Town Council – April 20, 2010

The Sullivan’s Island Town Council convened its regularly scheduled meeting at 6 p.m. and after reciting the pledge of allegiance and an invocation by council member Watson, the meeting began with the oath of office for the newest member of the fire department, Warren Blackard. Council member Watson then explained that the flowers at the …

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IOP Planning Commission tackles rental recommendations

During the Isle of Palms Planning Commission meeting on April 14, Planning Commission members tackled three ordinances discussed during the last City Council meeting: rooftop deck restrictions, daytime rental occupancy and the 12 person cap on new rentals known as ordinances 2010-04, 2010-06 and 2010-08, respectively. Following lengthy discussion on all three issues, the Planning …

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Ted’s Dockside opens in IOP

There’s a new resident on Isle of Palms in the form of Ted’s Dockside Restaurant. Located in the IOP marina store, Dockside serves up gourmet sandwiches, wraps and other treats for breakfast and lunch. Ted’s replaces the small, nameless snack bar that was there before, but don’t expect just a simple cold sandwich and dry …

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Jenny Sanford nominated for mother of the year award

Former first lady of South Carolina and Sullivan’s island resident Jenny Sanford has been nominated for Intentional Mother of the Year. Established three years ago to recognize one woman who exemplifies the tenets of an intentional approach to motherhood, “Intentional Mom of the Year” has named Sanford as one of five nominees. The public can …

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Los niños bailan y cantan muy bien en Español

On April 15, the children of Sullivan’s Island Elementary celebrated their very first Spanish night with the help of their new Spanish teacher, Senora Elena Castillo. While parents enjoyed a potluck of homemade Spanish foods, the fifth grade class performed an interpretation of “a night at a restaurant” entirely in Spanish, with several traditional Spanish …

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Wando High School receives national student council award

For its exemplary record of leadership, service, and activities that serve to improve the school and community, Wando High School has been awarded a 2010 National Gold Council of Excellence Award by the National Association of Student Councils. Over 150 high schools were named National Councils of Excellence, but Wando is one of 131 high …

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Boys Scout Activities

1-Pack 59 Webelos Scout Elliott Suggs receives his boy scouts epaulets and is welcomed into Troop 502 during his bridging over ceremony by Troop 502 Scoutmaster Guy Powell, Assistant Scoutmaster Pat McArthur and Scout Daniel McArthur, while Etiwan Unit Commissioner Lucille Watson looks on. 2-Pack 59 Pinewood Derby Pit Row 3-Pack 59 Blue and Gold …

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National Junior Ranger Day at Fort Moultrie

On Saturday, May 8, 2010, Fort Moultrie will hold the fourth annual National Junior Ranger Day. Families with children ages 12 and younger are invited to come outside and play games and learn about history from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 2 p.m – 4 p.m. This program is free. Participants will learn and …

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