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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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Jul 19 2018

Sullivan’s Island Mayor’s Message: July 2018

Dear Island Neighbors,  I hope you are enjoying your summertime here at our special place, and not letting the traffic and crowds get under your skin too much. The way I look at it, all that is the minimal price we pay for being lucky enough to live in a place that everyone wants to …

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Feb 16 2018

Sullivan’s Island Mayor’s Message: February 2018

Dear Island Neighbors, OK, let’s talk a little trash. Also garbage and recycling. In January, with two scheduled weekday holidays (New Year’s Day, MLK Day) and several unscheduled snow days, it may have felt like anybody’s guess as to when our garbage, recycling materials and yard debris would finally leave home. In short, failure-to-launch castoffs …

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Nov 02 2017

Letter To The Editor: Thank You To Bill Watson

Dear Editor, Unsung heroes of the American Revolution are recognized at Thomson Park at Breach Inlet, and we should recognize a modern-day unsung hero who has helped make the park possible.   Over the past six years, Bill Watson of Carolina Tree Brokers has contributed countless hours and energy installing palmetto logs and landscaping without …

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Oct 18 2017

Best Fishing Of The Year Is Here

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

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Sep 28 2017

Letter From The Mayor Of Sullivan’s Island: October 2017

I hope you are enjoying the early stages of what is my favorite time of year on the island: Fall. Nothing like those cool breezes and that great, clear fall light on the Spartina grass as it goes golden. And college football…depending on who your team is. But before we get too captivated by all …

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Aug 18 2017

National Night Out On Isle Of Palms

By Mimi Wood, The Island Eye News Staff Writer Tuesday evening, Aug. 1 found approximately 275 neighbors at The Rec, mingling with a cadre of the Island’s finest, attending the IOP’s Third Annual National Night Out. Crime Prevention Specialist and Community Relations Officer Louise Hardy ordered up a picture-perfect night, which sought to “promote policecommunity …

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Jul 10 2017

Warmer Waters Bring Seasonal Species

By Capt. Geoff Bennett for Island Eye News It’s a fantastic time to be fishing here in Charleston! The usual suspects, redfish and trout, are now complimented by a host of seasonal species including Spanish mackerel, ladyfish and sharks. Combined with warmer temperatures, the fishing conditions are now excellent. Redfish have been making quick work …

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May 17 2017

Fishing Season Begins

By Captain Geoff Bennett for Island Eye News What a great time to be fishing. With our waters now teeming with bait, the fish have strapped the feedbags on and are eating heartily. All the summer seasonal species have arrived and when combined with our traditional gamefish, provide a whole host of options for an …

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Oct 28 2016

Letter To The Editor: Kudos To Sullivan’s Island Fire Department

Dear Editor, The Poe Branch Library staff and management of the Charleston County Public Library system would like to thank the Sullivan’s Island Fire and Rescue Department for closing our super-heavy iron doors and shutters and providing an essential barrier of sandbags at our entry doors in preparation for Hurricane Matthew. Your response made all …

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