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Aug 09 2019

Bird Banding On Sullivan’s Island

Staff Report for Island Eye News  Just in time for the annual bird migrations, Sarah Harper Diaz, a widely-recognized expert on Sullivan’s Island birds, will talk about the birds we can expect to visit our island.  She will highlight the migratory bird species that regularly use Sullivan’s Island as a stopover location or as breeding …

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Aug 02 2019

Sullivan’s Island Town Council: July 16, 2019

By Gregg Bragg for Island Eye News  Several instances of foreshadowing marked the July 16 meeting of Sullivan’s Island Town Council (TOSI) beginning with the invocation. Council member Chauncey Clark requested “safe travels” for the town administrator during his prayer. The jovial comment elicited a smattering of knowing chuckles and emphatic “Amens,” which were lost on …

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Aug 01 2019

Isle Of Palms Mayor’s Message: August 2019

By Jimmy Carroll for Island Eye News  With the summer peak of July 4th week having come and gone, we slowly go through the summer with the heat, humidity, traffic and parking that comes with it.  Our July 4th fireworks display was the best one yet, and thanks to our wonderful city staff the day went …

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Jul 31 2019

Isle Of Palms Resident Scott Pierce To Run For Council

Staff Report For Island Eye News With many challenges and opportunities to address over the next several years, Pierce would like to offer his help and representation for the benefit of residents. During his 28-year career as an executive for Verizon Communications, Pierce held a variety of positions in numerous areas including Global Operations, Customer …

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Jul 18 2019

Sullivan’s Island Mayor’s Message: July 2019

Dear Island Neighbors,  I hope your summer is going well. Hard to believe we are already nearing the end of July! INDEPENDENCE DAY AND SO “FOURTH.”  Before it’s too late, I’d like to send a serious thank you to all the Island folks who helped us to celebrate this year’s events commemorating our nation’s birth. …

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Jul 18 2019

Run, IOP, Run

by Brielle Asero for Island Eye News The IOP Beach Run scheduled for Jul. 27 has one of the islands biggest turnouts, bringing in crowds of over 300 runners. This event attracts participants of ages ranging from 4 years to 65+.  The run has been held by the IOP Rec since 1998, and was previously …

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Jul 08 2019

Isle Of Palms Approves City Budget

By Gregg Bragg for The Island Eye News       The Isle of Palms Ways & Means Committee meeting of June 18 started like those before it. There were parliamentary procedures to be observed, minutes of previous meetings to approve, and emerging business to be broached. The July 1 deadline to complete the budget for fiscal …

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Jul 05 2019

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting: June 18, 2019

By Gregg Bragg for The Island Eye News The parking lot at Town Hall was full well in advance of the June 18 meeting of Sullivan’s Island Town Council (TOSI), and so were council chambers. A busy, two page agenda including bids for work on the transition zone promised plenty of discussion. TOSI often manages …

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Jul 04 2019

Isle Of Palms City Council Meeting: June 25, 2019

By Gregg Bragg for The Island Eye News Isle of Palms Mayor Jimmy Carroll welcomed everybody to the June 25 City Council meeting. He said everyone had been duly notified including the press in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act. “It’s 6:00, let’s start on-time,” he said. Carroll then dispatched parliamentary obligations, approved minutes …

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Jun 25 2019

Charleston County Coroner Provides Information On Death Involving An Alligator On Kiawah Island

By David Lucas for Island Eye News, The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has issued a finding in the death of a Kiawah Island man that occurred over the weekend. The deceased, John Elias, 79 years of age, was located by deputies with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) late Saturday afternoon in a pond adjacent …

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