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Aug 25 2019

Change Of Command Ceremony

By Pamela Marsh for Island Eye News  The Wild Dunes Yacht Club held their annual “Change of Command” ceremony last month at the Property Owners’ Beach House on the Isle of Palms. The 2019-20 Fleet Officers are Commodore Pamela Marsh, Vice Commodore Jim Bunting, Rear Commodore John Harris, Past Commodore Jack Leber, Membership Captain Rick Bradley, …

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Aug 24 2019

Picture History

Staff Report for Island Eye News  The public is invited to participate in a photo contest for the 2020 Fort Moultrie annual pass. Individuals may submit up to five photos of Fort Moultrie beginning Sunday, August 18 and through Sunday, September 8, 2019. The Park Superintendent will select the top four images and the public will be able to vote …

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Aug 23 2019

Special Program To Commemorate 400 Years Of African American History At Fort Sumter And Fort Moultrie National Historical Park On August 25, 2019

By Paula Odgen-Muse for Island Eye News On Sunday, August 25, 2019 the National Park Service will offer a special program at the Liberty Square Visitor and Education Center to mark the 400th anniversary of the 1619 landing of enslaved Africans at Virginia’s Point Comfort, now part of Fort Monroe National Monument. This special program will …

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Aug 23 2019

A Night Out

Staff Report for Island Eye News  America’s National Night Out Against Crime is an annual event giving communities the opportunity to meet with and celebrate local law enforcement and first responders. This year’s celebration at the IOP Rec on 28th Avenue featured our local fire department’s Sparky talking about fire safety. Jump castles, face painting, …

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Aug 23 2019

Nesting Shorebirds Need Your Help

By SCDNR for Island Eye News Avian biologists from S.C. Department of Natural Resources would like to remind residents and visitors to coastal South Carolina, if you are boating to a barrier island in the next few weeks, please take care not to cause birds at the water’s edge to fly. Give them space. This …

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Aug 22 2019

Isle Of Palms City Council: July 2019

By Gregg Bragg for Island Eye News  Mayor Jimmy Carroll opened the July 23 Isle of Palms City Council meeting saying, “This is a tough one, here. Isle of Palms city clerk, Marie Copeland, her last time at bat calling the roll. She’s given us twelve years of service here on Isle of Palms, and …

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Aug 21 2019

Sullivan’s Island Mayors Message: August 2019

Dear Island Neighbors, Today we announce our new Town website, ask for your feedback on our Farmers’ Market, and explain what on earth was going on with that Middle Street project that caused the detour by Town Hall and the Post Office.  NEW TOWN WEBSITE  If you haven’t been to our Town website in a …

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Aug 20 2019

Rusty Streetman To Run For Isle Of Palms City Council

Staff Report for Island Eye News  As a 35 year resident of the Isle of Palms, Rusty Streetman announces his run for Isle of Palms City Council. Since his retirement from the corporate world a few years ago, Streetman has become much more involved in Isle of Palms community issues and opportunities. He’s attended many …

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Aug 19 2019

Bird Walk And Free Kayak Trips At Fort Sumter And Fort Moultrie National Historical Park On August 24

By Paula Ogden-Muse for Island Eye News On Saturday, August 24, 2019 the National Park Service will offer a bird walk and two kayak trips from Fort Moultrie.  The two-hour bird walk will leave at 8:00 AM from the Fort Moultrie Visitor Center and will be led by local avian expert Sarah Diaz. The area …

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Aug 19 2019

Tree Summit On Jasper

By Rob Byko for Island Eye News  Things got hot quickly last week when Sullivan’s Island residents returned home to find tree-trucks and wood chippers buzzing along Jasper Blvd. The unwelcome guests took to the trees in elevated buckets with their chainsaws blazing. The long line of trucks worked in orchestration to prune the trees …

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