Tag: SI

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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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 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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Jun 20 2019

Sullivan’s Island Mayors Message: June 2019

Dear Island Neighbors, Lots o’ stuff in the next couple of weeks, so let’s get right to it!  CAN YOU BELIEVE IT’S THE 70TH ANNUAL FISH FRY??!! This great event is one of the longest continuously running events on the East Coast. It will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 22 at …

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Jun 14 2019

Sullivan’s Island Elementary School Students Protect Beach Wildlife

By Sarah McKenna for The Island Eye News A series of signs designed by students at Sullivan’s Island Elementary School have been placed along the high tide line and at beach access stations 13 and 16, in an effort to raise awareness to residents and beachgoers about the shoreline’s newest locals, a state threatened bird. …

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Jun 11 2019

Three In One Day On Isle Of Palms And Sullivan’s Island’s First Nest

By Mary Pringle for The Island Eye News This is shaping up to be a banner year for loggerhead nesting. All over the state DNR volunteers like the Island Turtle Team are reporting heavy nest numbers. The Isle of Palms has broken its previous May record of 14 nests in 2017 and Sullivan’s Island has …

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Jun 11 2019

Battery Gadsden Cultural Center And The National Park Service Present Danger On Sullivan’s Island

By Susan Middaugh for The Island Eye News Colonel William “Danger” Thomson played the key role in defending Sullivan’s island from British forces who attempted to cross Breach Inlet to attack Fort Moultrie from the rear. This battle played a pivotal role in the American Revolution and is celebrated each year on June 28 as …

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Jun 07 2019

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting: May 28, 2019

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Staff Writer Sullivan’s Island Town Council scheduled not one, or two, but three meetings on May 28 at the 6 p.m. time usually reserved for regular council meetings. Public hearings for the 2019 fiscal year (July 1 – June 30) Water and Sewer budget, and the overall TOSI …

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May 30 2019

Sullivan’s Island Bird Walk

By Rob Byko for The Island Eye News Early Saturday morning, while the island was just starting to stir, a small band of birding enthusiasts met at Fort Moultrie for a weekend walk about the fields. The event was billed as the Sullivan’s Island Bird Walk, led by SI resident and highly regarded birding expert …

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