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Wild Dunes Adventure Outfitters

Your island center for adventure Staff report The old Wachovia building at the base of the Isle of Palms connector is receiving a face lift and a total body transformation. Starting this Memorial Day, the former bank will now offer a wealth of information for Isle of Palms visitors and residents about turning the Lowcountry …

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Photos provided by Bob Lang Groudbreaking photo: First United Methodist Church founding member Clyde Dangerfield breaks ground on the new church on November 4, 1951. First United Methodist turns 60 In 1950, a founding group of 25 Isle of Palms residents expressed their faith by establishing a new church. A dream was realized, prayers answered, …

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Billfishing Tournament Results

Game On in the lead for 22nd annual Governor’s Cup Billfishing tournament Provided by the SC Department of Natural Resources The first tournament in the 22nd South Carolina Governor’s Cup Billfishing series  took place from May 12 – 15 at Bohicket Marina on Seabrook Island, and the weather couldn’t have been better. This year marks …

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Pedaling with a purpose

By Kristin Hackler The rapid squeaking of smalls wheels spinning under enthusiastic little feet echoed throughout Stith Park on Sullivan’s Island this past April 30 as students from The Children’s Garden School propelled themselves around a makeshift race track. For more than ten years, The Sullivan’s Island Garden School has held a Wheel-A-Thon to raise …

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Here’s to another one hundred years

Five years ago I decided to create a community-based newspaper that would be objective and impartial for Sullivan’s Island and the Isle of Palms. I enlisted the help of Heather Holbrook and we published our first edition of The Island Eye News on May 20, 2005. Bunky Odom voluntarily sold the only three ads we …

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Isle of Palms Council meeting – April 27, 2010

Citizen’s Comments Barbara Gobien thanked the Council for dealing with the drainage issue, and stated that it’s nice to have a Council that listens. “We all want our kids to be able to run around the island and play and enjoy the island and have a good time here,” said Gobien. “We all want visitors …

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Sullivan’s Island Committees of Council – May 4, 2010

by Colette Harrington and Kristin Hackler The meeting opened with a citizen’s presentation by attorney Bill Barr who was representing Island resident Patrica Manigault. The Manigaults are requesting permission to fill in a low area on public land along Bayonne Avenue. The area has been retaining water and the Manigaults would like to fill it …

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Shovels ready! The Piccolo Spoleto Sand Sculpting competition is coming up

The 2010 Piccolo Spoleto Sand Sculpting Competition will take place on Saturday, June 5, on Front Beach, Isle of Palms. Competitors can enter in the following divisions: Children (ages 14 and under), Young Adult (ages 15 – 20), Family (at least one adult and one child) and Adult (ages 21 and older). The competition begins …

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Support the future of fine music: Benefit for Wando Music Mentors at the IOP Exchange Club

Join Sam Evans and Zack Messick, juniors at Wando High School, in an entertaining and educational jazz-oriented benefit at the Isle of Palms Exchange Club on Monday, May 24, from 7 – 9 p.m. to help raise money for the Wando Music Mentor program, a program originally created by Evans and Messick. Entertainment during the …

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IOPNA: building community

By the Isle of Palms Neighborhood Association In the April 2010 edition of Uptown, a publication of the Municipal Association of South Carolina (MASC), an article entitled “Neighborhood Associations Support Strong Cities” recognized the importance of neighborhood associations in promoting the vitality of a city. The article begins with the following statement: “Neighborhood Associations are …

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