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Mar 12 2020

Isle Of Palms Mayor’s Message: March 2020

This month, the city, the IOP Turtle Team and the IOP Exchange Club unveiled the Hatchling Scavenger Hunt in Front Beach between 10th and 14th avenues. This fun and educational initiative will help the young and old learn about the importance of the loggerhead sea turtles to our ecosystem. Grab a friend, head over to …

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Mar 12 2020

Transparency Is The Key

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Senior Staff Writer Suffragettes in the early 20th century holding their “Votes for Women” signs were often treated to violence by an array of antagonists who painted them as an enduring threat. Nevertheless, they persisted, and the 19th Amendment was added to the U.S. Constitution on Aug. 26, …

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Mar 11 2020

Sullivan’s Island Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade Project Groundbreaking Ceremony

By Greg Gress for Island Eye News The groundbreaking ceremony for the $16.3 million Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) on Sullivan’s Island will be held 1:30 PM on March 13, 2020 at 2051 Gull Drive on the Island. Members of Town Council, staff, HDR Engineering of the Carolinas and Garney Construction will be present to mark …

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Mar 11 2020

Mike Sottile Won’t Seek Re-election

Staff Report for The Island Eye News State Rep. Mike Sottile announced March 2 that he will not seek reelection to the South Carolina State House of Representatives. Sottile has served constituents in East Cooper since 2008. His decision not to run for re-election was made with the support of his family. He does not …

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Mar 11 2020

Don’t Delay

By Brian Sherman for The Island Eye News The 2021 PGA Championship is more than a year away, but now is the time to act if you hope to score tickets for or volunteer to help out at one of the most prestigious events in professional golf. Tickets and volunteer registration opened March 3 for …

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Mar 10 2020

A Packed House

By Brian Sherman for The Island Eye News Local residents packed the house at the Sullivan’s Island Town Council’s special meeting March 2, and all who addressed town officials voiced their heated opposition to a plan to establish a system of paid parking on all streets where visitors currently are permitted to park their vehicles. …

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Mar 10 2020

Encore Performance

By Brian Sherman for The Island Eye News When Rory McIlroy roared to an eight-shot victory in the 2012 PGA Championship on Kiawah Island’s Ocean Course, his heroics were followed firsthand by somewhere in the neighborhood of 50,000 spectators and 5 million or so more who watched on television. Nine years later, when Kiawah becomes …

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Mar 06 2020

Letter To The Editor: Managing Accreted Land

The town of Sullivan’s Island engaged a team of environmental and land use experts to study the accreted land and provide a professional opinion as to best practices to manage the land via a charrette that was held Jan. 8 and 9. This team will present their findings at a public meeting on March 10 …

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Mar 06 2020

South Carolina House Announcement

Provide by Joe Bustos for Island Eye News Joe Bustos has announced that he is running for election as a Republican to the SC House Seat for District 112 which encompasses Sullivan’s Island, the Isle of Palms and a portion of Mount Pleasant.  Rep. Mike Sottile announced that he would not run for re-election.  Bustos …

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Mar 05 2020

COVID-19 Resident Message #1

By Andy Benke for Island Eye News Good evening Island residents, This is the first message from Town Hall on the matter of COVID-19. Other messages will follow as needed or as the situation changes. The Town of Sullivan’s Island, in coordination with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC), the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Charleston County Emergency …

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