Jul 08 2019

Isle Of Palms Approves City Budget

By Gregg Bragg for The Island Eye News       The Isle of Palms Ways & Means Committee meeting of June 18 started like those before it. There were parliamentary procedures to be observed, minutes of previous meetings to approve, and emerging business to be broached. The July 1 deadline to complete the budget for fiscal …

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Jul 05 2019

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting: June 18, 2019

By Gregg Bragg for The Island Eye News The parking lot at Town Hall was full well in advance of the June 18 meeting of Sullivan’s Island Town Council (TOSI), and so were council chambers. A busy, two page agenda including bids for work on the transition zone promised plenty of discussion. TOSI often manages …

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Jul 05 2019

Bragging Rights

By Carol Antman for The Island Eye News  I had to restrain my impulse to boast. As our boat bobbed in the Bull’s Bay estuary, dolphins leaped acrobatically on cue. The woman beside me, who’d come from Michigan, grabbed my arm in excitement. “Did you see that?” she yelled. “I know,” I wanted to tell …

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Jul 04 2019

Isle Of Palms City Council Meeting: June 25, 2019

By Gregg Bragg for The Island Eye News Isle of Palms Mayor Jimmy Carroll welcomed everybody to the June 25 City Council meeting. He said everyone had been duly notified including the press in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act. “It’s 6:00, let’s start on-time,” he said. Carroll then dispatched parliamentary obligations, approved minutes …

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Jul 04 2019

A Sit Down With The Chief

By Brian Cleary, Special to the Island Eye News On Friday, June 14, I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing the new Chief of Police on the Isle of Palms, and thought I would share some of our time together with the readers of The Island Eye. His background is outstanding. I came away from …

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Jun 29 2019

Correction

In the last issue of the Island Eye News we were pleased to announce Arthur Stubb’s retirement after 35 years of UPS service to Sullivan’s Island and the celebration to raise funds and awareness for Independent Grounds Coffee House, an organization that provides job training for adults with disabilities. The article described Arthur’s son’s Cerebral …

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Jun 25 2019

Charleston County Coroner Provides Information On Death Involving An Alligator On Kiawah Island

By David Lucas for Island Eye News, The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has issued a finding in the death of a Kiawah Island man that occurred over the weekend. The deceased, John Elias, 79 years of age, was located by deputies with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) late Saturday afternoon in a pond adjacent …

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Jun 25 2019

False Crawls

By Mary Pringle for The Island Eye News When a sea turtle crawls ashore and does not lay eggs, scientists call this a non-nesting or “false crawl.” This happens on every nesting beach, not just ones like the Isle of Palms and Sullivan’s where there are people, lights and dogs. And for some reason it …

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Jun 24 2019

Summer Interns

By Carey Sullivan for The Island Eye News Close your eyes. You are 21-23 years old (for the first time), and you are curious young person who loves nature, learning, teaching, and exploring.  Maybe you want to make this a career, maybe you want to explore your passion before “real life” happens. Whatever the motivation, …

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Jun 24 2019

It’s All About Balance

By Emma Woodham for The Island Eye News Sarah Quinn, a resident of Johns Island, is no average fourteen-year-old student. For the past three years, she has been working closely with the Charleston chapter of Bicycles for Humanity, raising money and collecting bikes that are then shipped to African communities in need. Quinn, a rising …

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