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Recognizing the Daughters of Charleston

by Kristin Hackler Isle of Palms native Colette Harrington is one of those beautifully bright people that you always remember. Whether you were talking with her over cocktails or standing behind her in line at the grocery, you could probably recall her face and personality before you could remember the last show you saw on …

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SIES students + state math competition = some really smart kids!

By Deborah Palmer Congratulations to the thirty 4th and 5th graders from Sullivan’s Island Elementary who traveled to Blythewood High School in Columbia on Saturday, February 27, to compete in the statewide MathFest competition. MathFest, which featured both individual and team competitions, brought in hundreds of students at each grade level and covered all aspects …

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2010 IOP Homerun Derby Champions

The 2010 IOP Homerun Derby took place on Monday, March 8 at the Isle of Palms Recreation Department. 22 children participated in the event, with Derek Sireci winning champion status in the 9/12 year old division, and Dylan Gregory coming in close as the runner-up. Congratulations, champs!

Goat Island giddy with success

By Diann Clark Held on March 6, Hope on Goat for Haiti took place on Goat Island at Goat Island Gatherings. The weather was perfect for folks to gather and enjoy oysters, good food, music and help the good folks of Haiti. Proceeds for the event went directly to the American Red Cross Haiti Relief …

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Scouting out the Isle of Palms Police Station

Provided by Carol Killough Bear Scouts from Stella Maris Cub Scout Pack 59 visited the Isle of Palms Police Department on February 11 to learn about law enforcement and crime prevention. Detective Sergeant Dawn Caldwell and Detective Diane Tarr led the boys in a mock crime scene investigation while Sergeant Patrick Morris and Deputy Robert …

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Methodist Tea Room returns!

The 19th Annual Tea Room at First United Methodist Church on the Isle of Palms will be held March 23 – 26, 2010, with lunch served from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Featured returning favorites will include black bean and okra soups, shrimp and chicken salad plates, Greek salad plates, shrimp and chicken salad, plus …

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The Cat in the Hat at SIES

As part of the nationwide “Read Across America” celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, Heather Holbrook, owner of The Green Heron, braved the elements on Tuesday, March 2, to read to over 120 students from Miss Aimee’s Child Care and Sullivan’s Island Elementary School.

Letters to the Editor – 3.19.10

Dear Editor, For the past 3 years or more, the issue of protecting the residential character of the Isle of Palms has been under discussion. When I moved here 8 years ago I was shocked to learn that I was the only full-time resident on my street. I was further shocked to discover that I …

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Op-Ed: Don’t be fooled

By Holly Covington Please don’t be fooled by the IOPNA! Wow, its official, they have moved their comments to the Moultrie News from the Island Eye Newspaper! Bravo IOPNA for giving the Island Eye a break from your same ole, same ole. I know I enjoyed reading the Island Eye this week. It is the …

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Kent family gives bonnie Irish performance

The musically-gifted Kent family gave an amazing performance (see video below) of Irish and Scottish compositions to the Children’s Garden School on Sullivan’s Island this past Friday, March 12. Their selection ranged from Bo Mhin Na Toitean (Highland Lassie Going to the Fair) to a jig entitled Planxty Irwin, and an upbeat standard called The …

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