Tag: sullivan’s

Apr 05 2010

Bike-friendly Sullivan’s Island

By Kristin Hackler There are so many reasons to encourage bicycling in a community. From the growing size of American’s belts to the demand for cleaner air and water – not to mention the fact that 1/3 of the population can’t drive*- bicycling is a logical, economical, environmentally-friendly solution to a growing country’s transportation problems. …

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Apr 05 2010

Sullivan’s Island Town Council – March 16, 2010

Letter on lots Town Administrator Andy Benke reported that the Town received a letter from residents along Jasper and Myrtle Streets west of Station 22 ½, asking the Council to be mindful of the residential area when discussing parking in split-zone lots. Overview of overlay area Planning Commission Chair Hal Currey reported that the Planning …

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Mar 05 2010

Sullivan’s Island Council – February 16, 2010

Council member Pat ONeil passed out Mardi Gras beads to the audience before the meeting began.

Council member Pat O’Neil shared a little of the Mardi Gras spirit with the assembled crowd before the Council meeting began, throwing handfuls of green, yellow and purple beads to the laughing attendees, including Mrs. Watson’s first grade class from Sullivan’s Island Elementary. The first graders, bedecked in beads and smiling from ear to ear, …

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Mar 05 2010

The ecological treasure of Sullivan’s Island

provided by the Sullivan’s Islanders Group On Thursday, March 11, 2010, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., John W. McCord, wildlife biologist with the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), will present a talk entitled “Sullivan’s Island’s Accreted Land, An Ecological Treasure”. This talk is sponsored by the Sullivan’s Islanders Group in collaboration with the Sullivan’s …

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Mar 05 2010

Sullivan’s Island Oyster Roast

Despite a delay due to an abundance of rain affecting Gulf oyster beds, the Sullivan’s Island Fire Station pulled off an excellent oyster roast under the Big Tin on Saturday, February 27, 2010. [cincopa 10563020]

Nov 30 2009

The Lone Ranger returns

by Paul Robinson Sullivan’s Island resident Bill Dunleavy, owner of Dunleavy’s Pub, and his wife Darragh Dunleavy recently returned from a sailing trip aboard Bill’s sail boat, Kemo Sabe – AKA The Lone Ranger. Originally from Block Island, RI, Bill sailed south to the South Carolina coast and moved to Sullivan’s Island in 1982. Drawn …

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Nov 16 2009

Ben Sawyer Bridge closing delayed

Provided by SCDOT SCDOT and PCL Civil Constructors, Inc., the Design Build Contractor for the Ben Sawyer Bridge, have determined the potential start date for the Ben Sawyer Bridge Rehabilitation Project’s necessary Intracoastal Waterway closure will be no sooner than November 30, 2009. The roadway closure of Ben Sawyer Boulevard at the Ben Sawyer Bridge …

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Nov 16 2009

A Plan for Management of the RC1 Land Trust Area

By The Sullivan’s Islanders Group “The beach is your first line of defense against a hurricane. The key to this protection is a wide sandy beach and established vegetated dunes that work together to absorb much of the energy of waves.” – Tim Kana, Ph.D., Coastal Science and Engineering. (Clearwater Gazette, June 12, 2009) The …

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Oct 29 2009

Old dump site to be saved as protected green space

Submitted by Karen Coste for The Sullivan’s Islanders “…a scarcely perceptible creek, oozing its way through a wilderness of reeds and slime.” – Edgar Allan Poe, The Gold-Bug Miller Creek may not have been that specific creek described by Poe, but it certainly could have been. Located at the marsh end of Station 19, this …

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Oct 29 2009

Art on the Beach and Chefs in the Kitchen

On November 8, 2009, Creative Spark will once again open the artistic and culinary doors of Sullivan’s Island for the annual Art on the Beach & Chefs in the Kitchen event. From 1 – 5pm, attendees are invited to sneak a peek into luxurious historic homes and peruse the many artists’ studios around the island. …

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