DI News History - September 22, 2016
Ten Years Ago - Chazzfest debuts at Family Circle Tennis Center
In the September 21, 2006 edition of the paper the cover and centerfold featured “ChazzFest.” It was the inaugural Charleston Music and Heritage Festival at Fam¬ily Circle Tennis Center. The fest featured a nice variety of music, from the smooth jazz of K3: The Karl Den¬son Trio, rock performances by the Drive-By Truckers and Leslie, to the beach music sounds of The Catalinas and The Drifters, scheduled on the four stages with enough overlap that if you planned carefully and worked at it you could hear parts of all of the performances.
In other news, German exchange student Kevin Barche was living with islanders Mike and Dana Johnson; Col. Kevin Knecht, of the 17th Airlift Squadron of Charleston Air Force Base presented the Daniel Island School kindergarten classes with American flags to hang in their classrooms. Knecht flew these flags over Baghdad, Iraq, as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.
Five Years Ago - Be Aware of the Six Poisonous Snakes in the Lowcountry
In the September 22, 2011 edition of the paper we featured photos and descriptions of the poisonous snakes on Daniel Island and told the story of young Daniel Island resident Jacob Hartley, who spent three days at MUSC Children’s Hospital recovering from a rattlesnake bite he received near his home on Daniel Island.
In presidential election news, former President and CEO of the successful Godfather Pizza chain and presidential candidate Herman Cain, received a number of standing ovations while speaking at a Presidential Town Hall Meeting at Daniel Island School.