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Wanted: interested Sullivan’s Island residents

The Town of Sullivan’s Island is seeking applications from residents interested in serving on various Town Boards and Commissions. Please contact Lisa Darrow (ldarrow@sullivansisland-sc.com 883-5744) or Andy Benke (abenke@sullivansisland-sc.com) at Town Hall, 1610 Middle Street, for an application package or more information. Specific seats available beginning September 2009 are: Planning Commission (4 seats), Design Review …

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Give your turtle team x-ray vision

By Mary Pringle Isle of Palms and Sullivan’s Island Turtle Team members have recently participated in a fund raising effort that is helping to enable the South Carolina Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Hospital to purchase a state of the art digital radiography (x-ray) machine. Because of the extreme weight (in some cases over 300lbs.) of some …

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Middle Street repaving

Charleston County & Banks Construction are repaving the road at the intersection of Middle Street and Station 22 1/2 starting on Thursday, July 16. Repaving will take place from Station 22 1/2 to Station 28 1/2 and should take between two (2) days and 1 week to complete. Sullivan’s Town Hall has been advised that …

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Windjammer music- July/August calendar

The Windjammer 1008 Ocean Blvd Isle Of Palms SC 2945 www.the-windjammer.com Open Mic Night Every Tuesday when there is not a band starting June 9. JULY Project Bluebook: members of Uncle Mingo scheduled for July 17, 2009 Villanova scheduled for July 18, 2009 Bikini Bash, FunHouse scheduled for July 19, 2009 Who’s Bad featuring E’Casanova …

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Coal Men coming to Home Team – August 14

The Coal Men, who have recently celebrated their tenth anniversary and also signed to Funzalo Records, are hitting the road and dazzling audiences with their musical prowess (and comedic talents!!). They’ll also be debuting songs from their soon-to-be-released album, Kids With Songs. They’ll be playing at: Fiery Ron’s HomeTown BBQ – where it’s all about …

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Ben Sawyer bridge repaired

The Ben Sawyer Bridge has been repaired following  a mechanical failure at approximately 11:25 am on Monday, 07-13-09.

Infamous election resurrected by warning

By Ali Akhyari In the winter of 2007, the Isle of Palms community was deeply divided when nine candidates campaigned for four City Council seats. Livability, vacation rentals, and the definition of community were fiery issues which instigated much debate. The Isle of Palms Community Association (IOPCA), made up mostly by business owners, sprang up …

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IOP Council working towards traffic solutions

By Chris Marchewka This summer has brought more than just heat to the Isle of Palms. The swelling number of beachgoers understandably creates more traffic, but delays in getting on and off the IOP Connector have been exceptionally awful; noticeably between the intersections at Rifle Range Rd. and Hungryneck Blvd. This bumper to bumper waiting …

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How a bucket saved a sea turtle

By Mary Pringle During the night on June 26, a female Loggerhead turtle crawled over the dunes near the Isle of Palms County Park, looking for a place to lay her eggs. Turtle Team members Glenn Rhodes and Lois Klein found only one set of tracks leading into the dunes, but no tracks coming back …

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Not so far flung Floyd

by Chris Marchewka Do you know any “board people”? You probably do. They are those lucky few who, when given a well-balanced, streamlined slip of timber (surfboard, snowboard, skateboard, kiteboard, windsurf board, ironing board, etc.), they move with such grace and skill that the rest of us are left slack jawed, wide eyed and perhaps …

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