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Bohicket Half Marathon Will Be An In-person Event

By Zach Giroux for The Island Eye News The Charleston running community can look forward to a popular annual event not being canceled or virtualized by COVID-19 in the coming month. The Bohicket Half Marathon and 5K has gained approval to hold the event in-person with adherence to strict coronavirus precautions. The race, created by …

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Maritime Forest

By Brian Sherman, The Island Eye News Editor Neither the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers nor the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has a problem receiving phone calls and emails from Sullivan’s Island residents concerned about the Town Council’s decision to settle a long-simmering lawsuit, a decision that will allow the municipality …

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South Carolina Department Of Natural Resources Shorebird Leader Named Biologist Of The Year

Staff report for Island Eye News Felicia Sanders, who serves as the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Coastal Bird Conservation Project supervisor, has been named the Biologist of the Year by the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. “We are so fortunate to have Felicia as our Shorebird Project leader at SCDNR,” said …

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A Patriotic Celebration

By Chris Hauff for The Island Eye News The Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will serve as Charleston’s home for patriotism during Veterans Day week. In appreciation of those who served in the military, the museum will offer free admission to veterans Nov. 11 through Nov. 15.   The museum has also partnered with the …

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Sullivan’s Island’s Best Lawyers

By Carol Killough for The Island Eye News Eleven attorneys with Barnwell Whaley Patterson & Helms have been included in the 2021 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America,” including Sullivan’s Island residents B.C. “Bill” Killough and Justin P. Novak. Killough was named to the 2021 “The Best Lawyers in America” list and also recognized …

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Brew At The Zoo

By Macey Davis for The Island Eye News Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina’s premier botanical gardens, will host its 10th annual Brew at the Zoo Nov. 7. New for this year, the event will be held in Bruce Munro’s expansive work of art and exhibit, Field of Light. From 5 p.m. until 9 p.m., guests will …

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A New Species

By Sarah Reynolds, The Island Eye News Senior Staff Writer A former staff member of the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission’s Nature Interpretation Team has been credited with discovering a new species of millipede at Caw Caw Interpretive Center. Tess Moody, who was a part-time CCPRC staff member and a student at North Carolina …

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Helpful Hints And Tips For Seasonal Homeowners

Staff Report for The Island Eye News There are many seasonal homeowners in the Charleston area, especially in the coastal communities. As the summer season draws to a close, we start to see many of these part-time residents return to their primary homes. This diverse mix of residents is great for our community and economy, …

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East Cooper Community Outreach Golf Tournament

By Don Squires for The Island Eye News East Cooper Community Outreach held its annual fundraising charity golf tournament at the Daniel Island Club Aug. 31, raising more than $86,000 in donations to directly support its mission of providing services to the area’s lowincome residents while empowering them to create a better future for themselves, …

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Letter To The Editor: A Devasted Island(er)

There’s a difference between a delegate and a trustee when it comes to politics. A delegate is in office to carry out the wishes of the public majority. A trustee has autonomy to deliberate and act as one sees fit. I believe that Sullivan’s Island Town Council members were elected to vote like the majority …

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