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Letter To The Editor: Compelled To Respond

I don’t often comment on negative media, but, after reading Susan Middaugh’s commentary in the Post and Courier on 12/9/2020, I felt compelled to respond. Not because of the attacks on me – I’ve grown a thick skin – but because of the attacks on her, my, our neighbors. In the commentary, Ms. Middaugh criticized …

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VFW Family Freedom Festival

Photo courtesy of VFW Post 3137 VFW Post 3137 on the Isle of Palms held its second annual Family Freedom Festival Dec. 5. The Festival is a national initiative of the VFW Auxiliary that aims to promote “community awareness and youth education.”

Local Builder Claims Coveted Honors

by Robin Lyles for The Island Eye News A local firm has been recognized as one of the best home builders and remodelers in South Carolina. Sea Island Builders, based on Sullivan’s Island, earned a Pinnacle award from the Home Builders Association of South Carolina in the Best New Home Construction category for a custom-built …

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Sullivan’s Island Holiday Lighting

Photos courtesy of Lynn Fabrizio and Chief Anthony Stith Sullivan’s Island kicked off the holiday season Dec. 4 at Stith Park, which was decorated by The Sullivan’s Island Fire Department, Maintenance Department and Volunteer Fire and Rescue. Entertainment was provided by the award-winning Wando High School chorus, followed by a fireworks display. Unfortunately, Santa was …

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Certificate Of Appreciation

Staff Report for Island Eye News Mrs. Sherry Johnson, center, received a certificate of appreciation from the VFW Auxiliary to Post 3137 for her support of the post and of veterans. Each month, the Auxiliary presents either a certificate of appreciation or an Americanism Award to businesses that fly the American flag.

Charleston Symphony Orchestra Provides Free Virtual Holiday Concert For Community

 By Alana Morrall for Island Eye News The Charleston Symphony Orchestra (CSO) today announced a special gift to the community. From Christmas Eve through New Year’s Day, the CSO will offer everyone in the community a free livestream of Holiday Pops. The sold-out production was filmed live to socially distanced audiences across three performances this …

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Members Of The Lucky Dog Club

By Natalie Tucker for The Island Eye News Lucky Dog – Lovie (golden retriever) and Tova (a pit bull/ Australian shepherd mix) Human – Natalie Tucker Home – Isle of Palms Lovie and Tova both came from shelters. They live on IOP with the Tucker family and are the luckiest rescue pups around! Their favorite …

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A Busy Season

By Sarah Diaz for The Island Eye News Migration season was busy this fall at the Sullivan’s Island Bird Banding Station. Eight hundred sixty-five birds were banded from 45 species. The protected land at Station 16 is an excellent stopover location for migrating songbirds. The thickets of low-lying wax myrtles, Carolina cherry laurels and eastern …

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Saving The Light

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Eye News The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission will partner with Save the Light to host its annual half marathon and 5K Feb. 6, 2021, on Folly Beach. Space will be limited, and pre-registration is required. The race supports the preservation of the Morris Island Lighthouse by Save …

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Message From The Mayor: December 2020

Dear Island Neighbors, What was up with fireworks on Dec. 4?  Some of you may have wondered why you were seeing and hearing fireworks early in the evening on Friday before last. It’s simple: July 4th, five months late. We were fortunate to have a scaled-down version of our annual Fire Station Holiday Lighting event …

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