No More Snoozin’ Around

By Katherine Berry for The Island Eye News One of the many ways to start your day with success is to stop hitting the snooze button.  Yes, that’s correct. As much as we cherish those ’10 more minutes,’ the extra minutes we think we need are actually killing our productivity. When our alarm goes off, …

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Editor’s Note

CORRECTION: The May 6 edition of The Island Eye News incorrectly identified the author of the article on Page 6 entitled “Meditation: Mind over matter.” The article was authored by Katherine Berry.

Cutting Council Seats Returns To Isle Of Palms Agenda

By Brian Sherman for The Island Eye News A plan to allow the residents of Isle of Palms to vote on whether to reduce the size of the Council from nine to seven members – which passed and then failed last year – has been resurrected and will be considered by the city’s governing body …

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Isle Of Palms Beach Sectioned Off To Protect Nesting Shorebirds

By Mary Pringle for The Island Eye News Have you ever been walking on the beach and suddenly been in the middle of a flock of small shorebirds who were diving at you and screaming in alarm? This happened to Carol Jaworski on May 6 as she neared 51st Avenue on her first patrol of …

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Vagrant Black-whiskered Vireo Makes Rare Appearance

By Sarah Díaz for The Island Eye News   The Sullivan’s Island Bird Banding station banded a very unusual bird earlier this month. This black-whiskered vireo is rarely encountered in South Carolina and is considered a vagrant when it strays this far north. This species breeds in coastal Florida and the Caribbean and overwinters in South …

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Coffee House Variety Show

By Marie-Louise Moreto for Island Eye News The Mount Pleasant Community Arts Center will present its first Coffee House Variety Show on Thursday, June 2nd at 7pm in Alhambra Hall, located at 131 Middle Street in Mt. Pleasant. The Coffee House Variety Show is an eclectic mix of music, song, and comedy presented in a …

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Message From The Mayor: May 2022

Dear island neighbors,  A few items worthy of your attention:  CHANGES AT TOWN HALL  Joe Henderson, who, since 2013, has served very admirably as our Director of Planning and Zoning, has been promoted to the position of Deputy Administrator. In this capacity, he will assist Town Administrator Andy Benke in the day-to-day operations of the …

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Golf Tourney Pursues Eradication Of Prostate Cancer

By Brian Sherman for The Island Eye News The Wild Dunes Men’s Golf Association’s Charity Golf Event raised nearly six times more for the Prostate Cancer Foundation than any other grassroots tournament, according to Chris Conway, director of the PCF’s golf programming events & initiatives. Held May 7 on the Wild Dunes Links Course, the …

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First Loggerhead Tracks Of The Season

Photo Provided For Island Eye News The first loggerhead of the season crawled up near Station 26 on Sullivan’s Island on Friday night, May 13.  Unfortunately she turned around and went back into the ocean without laying eggs before making it to the large primary dune. The large tracks were found on Saturday, May 14 …

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Sullivan’s Island Hires New Departmental Leads

By Brian Sherman for The Island Eye News The Town of Sullivan’s Island has a new deputy administrator. Joe Henderson, a town employee since 2013, was promoted to his new position May 11. Charles Drayton, most recently a planner with the City of North Charleston, replaced Henderson as director of planning and zoning. In his …

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