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Isle Of Palms Garden Club To Recultivate November 18

By Betsy Cappelmann for The Island Eye News The Isle of Palms Garden Club met on Sept. 16 at the IOP Exchange club. Our guest speaker was Beth McGinty, owner of Blooms by Beth. She demonstrated the structure and planting of a container garden. The beautiful container was won by Sandi Malik. Please join us …

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The Silent Movie

By Ed Macy for The Island Eye News The following is a chapter selection (page 25) from the readingof “Haunted Charleston.” The College of Charleston purchased the antebellum single house at 12 Glebe Street in 1966. At some point before this, one of the previous tenants had created a confusing maze inside the house.  Plywood …

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Lawsuit Involving Sullivan’s Island Police Chief, Town Lingers On

By Brian Sherman for The Island Eye News Sullivan’s Island officials aren’t commenting on a lawsuit filed against the town and Police Chief Chris Griffin that accuses the chief of sending sexually explicit text messages to two women at a South Carolina Police Chiefs Association annual Leadership Conference in Myrtle Beach in November 2019. “We …

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Botanical Wreaths Are Bountiful Fall Decor

By April Punsalan for The Island Eye News Fall is the perfect time to make a botanical wreath. The weather is cooler and you can easily forage a diversity of wildflowers and feathery warm season grasses. Botanical wreaths capture the beauty of the fall season and preserve it for the colder months. The wreath has …

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Message From The Mayor: October 2021

Dear Island Neighbors,  Happy Fall! Plenty o’ stuff this time. Please read on.  LAST CHANCE TO CATCH LIVE OUTDOOR DRAMA AT BATTERY GADSDEN!  Battery Gadsden Cultural Center (BGCC) is continuing its collaboration with PURE Theatre, the theatrical company that in October of 2019 presented ”Osceola’s Muse.” On Oct. 22-23, PURE will offer the second work …

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Fall Flocks Fly South For Warmer Weather

By Sarah Díaz for The Island Eye News It has been a busy month at the Sullivan’s Island Bird Banding Station! The month of October is the peak of fall migration along coastal South Carolina. Millions of songbirds follow the Southeastern coastline as their migration pathway to their wintering grounds in the tropics. This week, …

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Isle Of Palms Candidate Forum

By Brian Sherman for The Island Eye News Would Isle of Palms residents like to have a mayor who will be a conservative steward of their tax dollars? Would they be more likely to support a candidate who puts a premium on leadership and building relationships on and off the island? Or do they think …

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Returning To The Draw Of The Natural World

By Carey Sullivan for The Island Eye News It is an exciting time to turn our eyes back to Dewees Island. After an 18thmonth hiatus, the Dewees Island Arts Council and Dewees Island Conservancy are thrilled to host The Art of Mary Edna Fraser through Nov. 17. This show is special in so many ways. …

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Applause For Paws Gala Raises Record Funds For Charleston Animal Society

By Kay Hyman for Island Eye News Party Animals were out in full-force this past weekend as the Applause for Paws Gala shook the roof at the Charleston Gaillard Center Saturday night, October 16, 2021. COVID-19 forced the cancellation of this event three times over the last two years so organizers and patrons were more …

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Lowe Installs More Crosswalks On Palm Boulevard

By Lou Hammond Group for The Island Eye News In partnership with the city of Isle of Palms, Lowe, the developer behind Wild Dunes Resort, Sweetgrass Inn and The Cooper Hotel in downtown Charleston, has announced the completion of its crosswalk installation project on Palm Boulevard in an effort to improve pedestrian safety along the …

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