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Isle of Palms City Council – February 23, 2010

Dog license fee increased to $5 for residents In response to an outpouring from island residents, the Isle of Palms Ways and Means committee voted to change the City’s required dog license fee from the proposed $25 per license for residents to $5 per license; a number much closer to the current license fee of …

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Hope on Goat for Haiti

Barrier Island Eco Tours and Goat Island Gatherings are teaming up to host an old fashioned oyster roast benefit for the American Red Cross Haiti Relief and Development Fund on March 6 from 1 – 6 p.m. The minimum $35 donation will get you into the party and includes free parking at the Isle of …

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Bustos challenges Sottile for House District 112

Special to The Island Eye Promising to bring an end to “politics as usual in Columbia”, former Town Councilman Joe Bustos this week announced his candidacy for S.C. House of Representatives District 112, which encompasses Sullivan’s Island, Isle of Palms, and portions of Mount Pleasant. “The people are tired of politics as usual in Columbia, …

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The wildflowers of Sullivan’s Island

By Kristin Hackler But turn and turn, the crisp petals remain brief, translucent, greenfastened, barely touching at the edges: blades of limpid seashell. – William Carlos Williams Starting in late February, early morning visitors to Sullivan’s Island begin to notice a person quietly watering both sides of the sidewalk for almost a block along Station …

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Sullivan’s Island Council – February 16, 2010

Council member Pat ONeil passed out Mardi Gras beads to the audience before the meeting began.

Council member Pat O’Neil shared a little of the Mardi Gras spirit with the assembled crowd before the Council meeting began, throwing handfuls of green, yellow and purple beads to the laughing attendees, including Mrs. Watson’s first grade class from Sullivan’s Island Elementary. The first graders, bedecked in beads and smiling from ear to ear, …

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The Lucky Dog is missing! Can you find him?

By Shea Stanley Something terrible has occurred. The Lucky Dog has gone missing! I am the Island Investigator, and I have been assigned to find the Lucky Dog and bring him safely home. I began my search at Sullivan’s Island Elementary. While searching up and down the hallways, my magnifying glass in hand, I learned …

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Dog Day at the IOP Rec Center

The 4th Annual Doggie Day at the Rec was held this past Saturday, February 27, 2010. This year’s event offered a Rabies Vaccination clinic at 9 a.m. in the Bark Park located on 29th Avenue. The Isle of Palms Animal Control officer was also available for Island residents to purchase City required licenses available for …

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The ecological treasure of Sullivan’s Island

provided by the Sullivan’s Islanders Group On Thursday, March 11, 2010, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., John W. McCord, wildlife biologist with the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), will present a talk entitled “Sullivan’s Island’s Accreted Land, An Ecological Treasure”. This talk is sponsored by the Sullivan’s Islanders Group in collaboration with the Sullivan’s …

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Sullivan’s Island Oyster Roast

Despite a delay due to an abundance of rain affecting Gulf oyster beds, the Sullivan’s Island Fire Station pulled off an excellent oyster roast under the Big Tin on Saturday, February 27, 2010. [cincopa 10563020]

In memory of the Hunley and Housatonic

Civil War re-enactors marched from Fort Moultrie to the memorial service at Breach Inlet.

On the anniversary of the launching of the H.L. Hunley and the sinking of the U.S.S. Housatonic, Sunrise Presbyterian Church held a memorial service in honor of those men who lost their lives 146 years ago. The Reverend Vance Polley gave the invocation and Randy Burbage recited the story of the Hunley and the Housatonic. …

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