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Completing the IOP Public Safety building

by Chris Marchewka The new Isle of Palms Public Safety Building at #30 J.C. Long Blvd. will be near completion on the twenty-seventh of this month as vital communications equipment is installed for the Police Department. The last few weeks have seen largely cosmetic additions to the building like blinds, shelving, and ceiling tiles, as …

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Full on Half-Rubber

By Chris Marchewka South Carolinians enjoys a rich history of firsts. First shot of the Civil War, first golf club, first commercial tea farm, first public library; but the crowning jewel among these firsts must certainly be the creation of Half-Rubber, the story of which surrounds the late Mr. E Wayne Goss Jr., known to …

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Good music in your backyard

By Richard Brendel That’s the idea behind local dentist Eddie White’s “Awendaw Green”. It all started in the barn on Dr. White’s small plot of land just past the Sewee Outpost on Highway 17 North. Over the past year it has blossomed into an incredible, but unlikely, music venue, playing host weekly to the Wednesday …

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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 ( 883-5744) or Andy Benke ( 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 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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