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A Virtual Event

By Jordan Amaker for The Island Eye News Lowcountry Local First is taking its eighth annual Good Business Summit online. “While we will look forward to having this event in-person again in the future, we feel this route is best for 2021, and we are finding creative ways now to ensure our attendees, speakers and …

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Back In Business

By Dawn Davis for The Island Eye News Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state and local public health authorities concerning the COVID-19 pandemic, Fort Sumter, Fort Moultrie National Historical Park and Charles Pinckney National Historic Site re-opened Aug. 4 after Hurricane Isaias passed by along the South …

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Love Triangles Can Be Complicated

Staff Report for The Island Eye News The upcoming paranormal suspense novel, “The Haunting on Palm Court,” by new author Stephanie Edwards, takes place on Isle of Palms. After Blake Nelson catches her abusive fiancé, Parker, with another woman, she seeks serenity at her late grandmother’s beach cottage. He follows Blake to the island and …

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Teeing It Up

By Bob Gebhardt for The Island Eye News Proceeds from an upcoming golf tournament will benefit the Charleston Symphony Orchestra League’s music scholarships. “Swing for the Symphony 2020,” scheduled for Oct,. 5 at the Country Club of Charleston, also is a fundraiser for the Charleston Symphony. Teams will be challenged by the par-71 course designed …

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Pay To Park On Palm Boulevard?

By Reagin von Lehe for The Island Eye News If you’re making the trek to the beach with kids at your side and chairs, towels, coolers and snacks in hand, the parking situation can make or break your day. Not long after members of the Isle of Palms City Council decide whether to lift their …

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Letter To The Editor: Tone Deaf Article

Dear Editor, I have never written a letter to an editor before but felt compelled to write today. The July 17 issue of  The Island Eye News included a front page article titled “A victim of COVID-19.” The article recounts the supposed trials of a couple of white young adults with the subtext that the …

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She Wants The Seat Back

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Senior Staff Writer The Republican Party was dominant in South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District for 40 years, until Democrat Joe Cunningham posted a narrow win over a White House backed opponent in 2018. Nancy Mace said she wants the seat back, and, if a fundraiser headlined by Vice …

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Isle Of Palms Loosens Parking Restrictions

By Brian Sherman, The Island Eye News Managing Editor The decision by the Isle of Palms City Council to open up approximately 550 free and paid parking spaces on the island had nothing to do with a pending lawsuit filed by members of a Facebook group that now has more than 8,000 members, according to …

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City Of Isle of Palms, South Carolina COVID – 19 | Update #26

By Ronald Hanna for Island Eye News City Council met on Thursday, August 13, 2020 to address changes to the City’s emergency ordinances.  City Council took the following actions: • Citizens are required to use face coverings inside retail and food service establishments unless actively eating or drinking through October 13, 2020. • No live …

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Message From The Mayor: August 2020

Dear Island Residents, Wow. What a year 2020 has been! I must apologize to those Council members I encouraged to run. Never in my eight-anda-half years of service have I seen as many challenges in such a short time as those we have encountered this year. Speaking of challenges, the Marina is another one. Exciting …

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