Jun 21 2019

Isle Of Palms Mayors Message: June 2019

Memorial Day has come and gone along with the anticipated traffic and parking challenges of a summer holiday weekend. As a result, I attended a joint meeting with Charleston County Chairman Elliot Summey, the Dorchester, Charleston and Berkeley Council of Governments Executive Director Ron Mitchum, Charleston County Sheriff Al Cannon, along with the mayors of …

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Jun 21 2019

A Banner Shark Season

By Geoff Bennett for The Island Eye News June is a great time of year to be fishing because there are so many options. The usual suspects, redfish and trout, are plentiful and active. Sharks are readily available to really give your arms a workout while ladyfish make your drag scream as they fly acrobatically …

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Jun 20 2019

Sullivan’s Island Mayors Message: June 2019

Dear Island Neighbors, Lots o’ stuff in the next couple of weeks, so let’s get right to it!  CAN YOU BELIEVE IT’S THE 70TH ANNUAL FISH FRY??!! This great event is one of the longest continuously running events on the East Coast. It will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 22 at …

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Jun 19 2019

Keeping It Clean

By Mimi Wood, The Island Eye News Staff Writer Jon Gundersen calls him “The Unofficial Mayor.” Diane and Bill Brunley say he’s an inspiration. Chad Walldorf states, “He’s well on his way to becoming a Sullivan’s Island legend for his daily good deeds and cheery disposition.” Jeff Parrish is hard to miss; combing the beach …

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Jun 18 2019

Party Like It’s 1776

By Mike Walsh for The Island Eye News Many residents of Sullivan’s Island are at least aware of something called “Carolina Day.” They may even know that it is celebrated each June 28. But often there’s little appreciation for the significance of this date. It all goes back to 1776. The British, including South Carolina’s …

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Jun 14 2019

Sullivan’s Island Elementary School Students Protect Beach Wildlife

By Sarah McKenna for The Island Eye News A series of signs designed by students at Sullivan’s Island Elementary School have been placed along the high tide line and at beach access stations 13 and 16, in an effort to raise awareness to residents and beachgoers about the shoreline’s newest locals, a state threatened bird. …

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Jun 13 2019

Contra Comes To East Cooper

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Contra dance, lively folk dancing to live music, is coming to East Cooper. Charleston Folk has been hosting these dances twice a month on the 1st and 3rd Fridays at Felix Davis Community Center in Park Circle for many years. But on Friday, June 21, there’s an opportunity …

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Jun 12 2019

An Honor And A Privilege

By Nancy Newlin Lain for The Island Eye News What were you doing this Memorial Day weekend?  While you were sleeping in or heading to the beach, the IOP Exchange Club hosted the 3rd Memorial Luncheon for all of the staff, patients and care givers at the VA Hospital. Hundreds were served an outstanding BBQ …

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Jun 12 2019

Wild Dunes New Tennis Director

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Wild Dunes Resort is pleased to announce its new Director of Tennis Carlos Lozano. An AllAmerican graduate of Brigham Young University, Lozano joins the resort with over 13 years of experience serving as the Director of Tennis at various locations around the world. Born in Mexico City, Lozano …

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Jun 12 2019

When There’s Too Much Fun In The Sun

Summer in the Lowcountry is perfect for beaching, boating and surfing – but if you’re not careful, you could end up needing medical attention. Before heading out on a summer day, learn when you should seek medical care for yourself or for loved ones who’ve enjoyed a little too much summer sun. Sunburns are a …

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