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‘Outer Banks’ Meets Sullivan’s Island

By Meghan Daniel for The Island Eye News Although it carries the name of the barrier islands that run along approximately 200 miles of the North Carolina coast, the 2020 Netflix series “Outer Banks” is unmistakably a product of South Carolina’s scenery. Sullivan’s Islanders, in particular, can spot landmarks of their quaint beach town in …

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Isle Of Palms Street Festival Cancelled

By Brian Sherman, The Island Eye News Editor The Isle of Palms Street Festival & Movie, an annual holiday event originally scheduled for Dec. 5, has been canceled, another victim of the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of amusements, food trucks, live music, arts and crafts vendors, an outdoor movie and curbside tents set up by local …

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Come Sea The Magic At The Aquarium

Staff Report for Island Eye News The South Carolina Aquarium’s holiday promotion, Come Sea the Magic, which started Dec. 1 and runs through Dec. 24, will offer photo ops and the opportunity for families to experience the magic of the season – in a socially distanced manner, of course. Santa will be visiting the Aquarium …

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Joe Cunningham Letter Controversy

By Brian Sherman, The Island Eye News Editor On Oct. 29, U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham wrote a letter expressing his opposition to a mediated agreement that would settle a long-simmering lawsuit and permit the town of Sullivan’s Island and beachfront residents to remove trees and other vegetation from the island’s Maritime Forest. Less than a …

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Isle Of Palms Fire Department

Staff Report for Island Eye News As they’ve done for at least the past five years, Dudley Spangler; his wife, Glenda Soloniuk Spangler; and Spangler’s son, Scott, and his wife, Kara – all pictured above – made sure members of the Isle of Palms Island Fire and Police departments who had to work on Thanksgiving …

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The Tide Turns For Surfing Lessons On Isle Of Palm’s Beach

By Zach Giroux for The Island Eye News The subject of surf lessons, instruction Isle of Palms has been without for nearly two decades, continues to swirl in the beach community, and now the tides are beginning to change in favor of those yearning to shred waves in local waters.   June was the last time …

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Temperatures Near Freezing Expected In Lowcountry

By Kay Hyman for Island Eye News With the weather forecast calling for temperatures to dip into the low 30s this week, Charleston Animal Society is urging the public to take steps to protect their pets during this cold weather. Here are some tips to help keep your pets safe: 1.     Keep cats inside. Domestic cats are …

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Santa Claus Lane

By Andrea Harrison for Island Eye News Santa Claus Lane is this Saturday, December 5 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm at Front Beach on the Isle of Palms The traditional IOP Christmas tree will be pre-lit along with the Palmetto Trees along the Ocean Boulevard. These will remain lit throughout the Christmas season.  Santa Claus Lane …

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New Isle Of Palms Marina Restaurant

By Zach Giroux for The Island Eye News Next summer there will be a new waterfront restaurant at the Isle of Palms Marina. The yet to be named dining spot will stand where Morgan Creek Grill was for more than 15 years. After trying to make ends meet with the city since 2014, Morgan Creek …

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Sullivan’s Island History

By Mike Walsh for The Island Eye News By the time you read this, I hope the craziness of the political season is behind us, and we can turn our attention once again to more important things – like island history. Battery Gadsden Cultural Center is always flattered when someone looks to us as a …

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