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May 27 2019

Getting In On The Act

By Carol Antman for The Island Eye News The pay is low and the hours are long but apprentices at Spoleto love the experience. They rave about seeing their first opera, getting to personally know the performers, watching the festival ignite the city and being part of that magic. Meanwhile, they’re getting a reality check …

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Apr 04 2019

Eye On Dewees

By Carey Sullivan for The Island Eye News Welcome to Eye on Dewees, a monthly column dedicated to shedding some light on Dewees Island, your friendly neighbor to the north. For this first column, I would like to get everyone on the same page. Some of you may know a few facts about Dewees (maybe …

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Mar 20 2019

Ready, Set, Bait

By Geoff Bennett for The Island Eye News One of the warmest winters on record has our fishery set to get going early this year. You could even say it never fully turned off as days in the 70s have kept water temperatures far higher than normal. Bait fish that are usually nonexistent have been …

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Jan 03 2019

Isle Of Palms Faces Budget Issues Head On

By Katy Calloway, The Island Eye News Managing Editor The December 18 special meeting of the Isle of Palms Ways & Means Committee was enlightening to say the least. “Eyes wide open,” is the mantra of several City leaders in regards to the income and expense reports that they spent nearly 2 hours discussing. The …

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Oct 19 2018

Fall Brings Best Fishing Of The Year

By Geoff Bennett for Island Eye News Fall has arrived bringing with it cooler weather and shorter days. But don’t put your rods and reels away just yet because we’re about to experience the best fishing of the year! Fishermen will continue to find success with live bait but artificial lures should become increasingly productive. …

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Sep 03 2018

Ending Summer Season

By Geoff Bennett for The Island Eye News Fall is the best time to fish in Charleston as cooling water temperatures let fish know that they better eat heartily because food will begin to disappear shortly. There is still time to catch summer seasonal species like shark, Spanish mackerel and ladyfish. However, by mid-September they …

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Aug 03 2018

Fishery In Full Swing

By Geoff Bennett for The Island Eye News Our fishery is in full swing with lots of bait and an incredibly diverse mixture of fish to target. During August, it will be key to get out early to beat the heat. You’ll not only be more comfortable fishing in the morning but also more productive. …

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Apr 19 2018

Meals On Wheels Holds Record Breaking Event

By Melissa Nelson for The Island Eye News The 13th annual event, “A Meal to Remember” presented by Motley Rice, raised more than $145,000 for East Cooper Meals on Wheels, which will provide nearly 50,000 meals for homebound neighbors east of the Cooper. Guests gathered at Wild Dunes Resort on March 29 for this black-tie …

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Feb 19 2018

Student-athletes Move On To Next Level

By Erica Taylor for The Island Eye News National Signing Day is one of the biggest moments in a student-athlete’s career; they are making one of the most important, and celebrated, decisions of their life. All of the hard work, time, energy, and support from parents and coaches culminates the moment the student-athlete puts the …

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Dec 27 2017

Meals On Wheels Receives 2018 Subaru Outback

By Melissa Nelson for The Island Eye News  East Cooper Meals on Wheels has won a 2018 Subaru Outback from Subaru of America Inc. On Nov. 16, Crews Subaru of Charleston presented the Mount Pleasant based nonprofit with the vehicle as part of the annual Share the Love event, a national effort that donates to …

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