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Alex Skatell

The following statement was provided by the political candidate for The Island Eye News I couldn’t dream of a more idyllic place to grow up, spending summers bouncing between Front Beach, Wild Dunes, and everywhere in between. I learned the impact we can make together sitting in on fundraisers with my late Mom, Laura Skatell, …

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Summer Is The Newest Member Of The Lucky Dog Club

Staff Report for Island Eye News Summer enjoying her first boat ride near Isle of Palms. Summer was rescued on a mountain top highway (starved to bones) in New Mexico 11 years ago. She is the “soul” center of her owners’ family.  She was found during the cross-country trip being made in response to Nancy’s …

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Attorney General Opinion On Excessive Parking Fines

By Myra Jones for Island Eye News On August 27, 2021, the South Carolina Attorney General, Alan Wilson, published an Opinion in which he concluded that “South Carolina courts would apply the Eighth Amendment excessive fines clause as well as a similar clause found in section 15 of article I (of) the South Carolina Constitution …

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Katie Miars

The following statement was provided by the political candidate for The Island Eye News I was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida where I first came to love surfing and all things related to the ocean and the beach. My husband and I moved to the Charleston area after graduating from Law School at the …

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Masks Are Back In Style

By Brian Sherman for The Island Eye News With the delta variant of the coronavirus sweeping across South Carolina, face coverings are back in style in at least three Lowcountry municipalities. On Sullivan’s Island, masks are now mandatory for Town Hall employees, except when they are at their desks, and those visiting the facility are …

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The Crabpot Players

Staff Report for Island Eye News The Crabpot Players Theatre Company are coming back to The Windjammer this fall with two hilarious comedies. The first production will be “Always a Bridesmaid” by Jesse Jones, Nicholas Hope & Jamie Wooten and will be produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, New York, NY. Production dates …

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West Nile Virus

By Brian Sherman for The Island Eye News Relatives are “cautiously optimistic” that an 86-year-old woman will recover from West Nile virus. A potentially fatal condition she might have contracted from mosquitoes breeding in a stagnant pool in the lot next to her home on the Isle of Palms. Claire Richardson spent a month at …

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Sullivan’s Island Town Council: August 17, 2021

By Brian Sherman for The Island Eye News Thinking about leaving your dog or other pet in a hot car while you enjoy some beach time or doing your grocery shopping? That can be a dangerous proposition for your fourlegged pal, considering that on a 95-degree day, it takes only an hour for the temperature …

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An Unsafe Situation?

By Brian Sherman for The Island Eye News The Isle of Palms City Council has failed the citizens of the island and created an unsafe situation for local residents and visitors alike by not hiring a full-time fire chief, a high-ranking official of the Professional Fire Fighters Association of South Carolina said at a press …

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Candidates For Council

By Brian Sherman for The Island Eye News The list of candidates seeking election to the Isle of Palms City Council has reached at least six, while the mayor’s race remains a faceoff between current Council members Ryan Buckhannon and Phillip Pounds. The filing deadline is Sept. 3. Katie Miars, Alex Skatell and Andrew Vega …

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