Jan 02 2020

Live Nativity

Staff Report for Island Eye News  On Saturday, Dec. 14 Sunrise Church on Sullivan’s Island brought the nativity to life with a choir performance that included the holy family, and live manger animals. Their Fellowship Hall provided crafts and refreshments for attendees. This joyous event is always a crowd pleaser and this year’s edition did …

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Dec 24 2019

A Seafood Mainstay

By Charles Claxton for Island Eye News Personability and kindness are what unites us. We crave conversation in a world that emphasizes individuality. A kind smile, a warm expression, or a meaningful service can make even the worst of days a little more bearable, and that’s only part of what the friendly staff at Mount Pleasant …

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Dec 23 2019

Off-road Duathlon Returns To Laurel Hill County Park

Provided for Island Eye News  The third annual Off-Road Duathlon competition will return to Laurel Hill County Park in Mount Pleasant on Saturday, Jan. 18. Registration is now open. The three-part race will feature a two-mile run followed by a sevenmile bike ride and will finish with another two-mile run, on the scenic off-road trails …

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Dec 20 2019

A Combined Effort

Staff Report for Island Eye News  Isle of Palms Police and Fire Departments often work together. Chief Cornett of the IOPPD took part in a Fire Department training recently further building on the cooperation and teamwork of these two, vital island entities. “When it comes to protecting our residents, we are all on the same …

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Dec 19 2019

A Bid Farewell

Staff Report for Island Eye News  Mayor Jimmy Carroll presented keys to the city at the Dec. 3 City Council meeting to outgoing councilmembers Carol Rice, Ted Kinghorn, and Sandy Ferencz. The Mayor acknowledged the members’ service as a shining example of serving community. A heartfelt thank you and warm round of applause followed the …

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Dec 17 2019

Holiday Cheer Is Here

Staff Report for Island Eye News Isle of Palms Street Festival kicked off the holiday season with live music, vendors, jump castles, face painting, carnival rides, tree lighting, and a visit from Santa. Neighbors and friends gathered for free hot cocoa and wonderful works of art along with plenty of holiday merchandise and food.  Even …

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Dec 13 2019

Tax Changes

By David Lucas for The Island Eye News Springtime is prime time for South Carolinians attending the Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic and other outdoor expos to shop for good deals on new boats. Both aspiring and current boat owners need to be aware of changes to how boat taxes and registration renewal fees will be collected …

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Dec 12 2019

Turkey Bowl

Staff Report for Island Eye News  The 12th Annual Turkey Bowl took place on the Isle of Palms Recreation Center field the day after Thanksgiving. Originally started by Michael Hay, this football tradition of the unofficial “Old Man” league folds in family and friends, including girls and boys who want to get in the game. …

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Dec 11 2019

Isle Of Palms Smoking And Plastic Bans

By Desiree Fragoso for Island Eye News New rules will soon go into effect in the City of Isle of Palms that may impact your next trip to the beach.  Smoking cigarettes, cigars, or pipes anywhere on the Isle of Palms beach and beach access paths will be illegal as of January 1, 2020.   Additionally, …

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Dec 10 2019

Pump Stations

By Brian Sherman for Island Eye News The Sullivan’s Island Town Council plans to award the contract to rebuild the town’s five wastewater pump stations at its Dec. 17 meeting, agreeing to spend in the neighborhood of $4 million to replace equipment that has outlived its expected life span by 15 years. Not everyone in …

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