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IOP Council takes it to court

On June 11, the Isle of Palms City Council took members of the IOP Recreation, Fire and Public Works departments to court: the volleyball court, that is. To show their support for the Windjammer and to ease tensions over a recent issue with the bar’s volleyball posts on the beach, Council members and public servants …

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Ben Sawyer trestles completed on schedule

Provided by the SC Department of Transportation While the design/build team for the rehabilitation of the Ben Sawyer Bridge has until May 2010 to complete the project, they would like to finish even sooner. Completion of project’s four temporary work trestles by June 16 is a step in the right direction. The eastern trestles will …

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Giant asparagus stalks island

A giant monster looms over the intersection of Middle Street and Station 22 ½ on Sullivan’s Island, and its great arms reach out over the roof of a small pink and teal island home. For a while, most island residents thought it looked like a giant asparagus until it began to sprout limbs, then short …

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18th hole returns to Wild Dunes

It was another sweltering hot day for the Lowcountry on June 12, but that didn’t deter several groups of golfers from enjoying the first day of the return of the 18th hole at Wild Dune’s Links Course. After erosion took a large bite out of the famed oceanfront hole, it took close to twenty months …

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Courtesy boat inspections during the July 4 weekend

In an effort to keep state waterways safe during the upcoming July 4th holiday weekend, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division will again be conducting courtesy safety inspections at some public boat landings. The Independence Day holiday weekend is one of the busiest weekends of the year on state waters. S.C. Department …

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Redtail Hawk Rescue

Provided by Mary Pringle Redtailed Hawks are very common on the Isle of Palms and on Sullivan’s Island. They help to keep the rodent population in check and can even be seen hovering over the shore, looking down into vegetated dunes, or perched on telephone poles or tall structures looking for field rats or mice. …

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Island Eye News is the newspaper for the Isle of Palms and Sullivan’s Island; barrier islands located on the coast of Charleston, South Carolina. The Island Eye News is delivered every two weeks to every home on the island. Our coverage is as varied as our islanders. From Council updates to school field trips to …

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The Island Eye News is the local newspaper serving Sullivan’s Island, Isle of Palms, Wild Dunes, Goat’s Island and Dewee’s Island since 2005. We deliver your business to the doorsteps of more than 11,000 of Charleston’s barrier island homes.Welcome!