Sullivan’s Island ‘Looking Into’ Legality Of Timeshare

By Brian Sherman for The Island Eye News Is a company that’s offering one-eighth ownership in a 4,331-square-foot house violating Sullivan’s Island’s zoning ordinances? Is there anything the town can do to keep a real estate service founded by former Zillow executives from selling interests in the five-bedroom, 6.5-bath luxury home and possibly other single-family …

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New Edition Of SiP Magazine Is Available Now

By Jennifer Tuohy for The Island Eye News Packed with stories about your friends, neighbors, and favorite places on the islands, SiP Magazine, the sister publication of Island Eye News, launched its 8th annual issue last month.  The magazine will be landing in the mailboxes of island residents and property owners in the next week …

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Ross Ward For District 112 Statement

Provided by Ross Ward for Island Eye News I am running to represent District 112 in the state house to ensure this district and South Carolina does not descend into the corruption and chaos we see in states taken over by the totalitarian left. We will never become another victim when I am elected. I …

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Isle Of Palms Permitted To Use Plastic Until September 1

By Brian Sherman for The Island Eye News A divided Council voted not to enforce Isle of Palms’ ban on plastic products until just before Labor Day weekend, following 20 minutes of legislative gymnastics that apparently even confused Desiree Fragoso, IOP’s normally unflappable city administrator. By a 6-3 margin, the Council chose to allow local …

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Bustos Gets Isle Of Palms Council’s Unanimous Backing For District 112 Rerun

Staff Report for Island Eye News The Isle of Palms City Council has announced its unanimous support for incumbent Rep. Joe Bustos in the SC House of Representatives District 112 race. Regarding the council’s decision, Councilman Rusty Streetman said, “As a council, we are elected to serve as a voice for the citizens of Isle …

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Isle Of Palms Drainage Work To Improve Storm Water Flow

Staff Report for Island Eye News Construction has started on portions of the City’s Phase 3 Drainage Project in the areas of 30th Avenue, Forest Trail and Waterway Boulevard. The project will provide a much-needed improvement to the flow of storm water out of the area, while also slowing tidal water from entering the system. …

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Beach Cleanup Concept Cleanses Both Islands

By Maddie Heid for The Island Eye News  How can you make a beach walk meaningful with a post and a couple of buckets? Manny Riona solved this question by creating Fill A Bag, an organization empowering people to turn ordinary beach strolls into meaningful walks, by providing reusable buckets to fill with the trash …

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Confirmed HPAI In Dead Vultures

Staff Report for Island Eye News The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), US Department of Agriculture (USDA), and Clemson Livestock Poultry Health are aware of a mass die-off of wild vultures in Charleston County. Some of these dead vultures tested positive for highly pathogenic …

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Local Moms Publish Lowcountry Children’s Book

Staff Report for Island Eye News Charleston-area moms Pamela Brownstein and Tessa Lisiecka recently collaborated on a new children’s book titled “Low-Ku: Haikus of the Lowcountry,” which explores themes unique to the Lowcountry of South Carolina through original haiku poetry. A combination of colorful images and compelling language creates a delightful journey that will spark …

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Isle Of Palms And Sullivan’s Island Star In Popular Netflix Series ‘Outer Banks’

By Grace Nichols for The Island Eye News Netflix’s hit show “Outer Banks” started filming Season 3 in the Charleston area this February, and production will continue into August. The action-packed TV series, despite its name, has been filmed all over the Lowcountry since it debuted in April 2020. Shooting specifically on the Isle of …

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