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Sergeant Rob Jones was a combat engineer in the Marine Corps. On his second deployment, in 2010, the serviceman was searching for IEDs in an area of Afghanistan with a high likelihood of housing explosives in the ground. While carrying his metal detector through the area, something happened that...
Since the beginning of 2018, more than 20 people have lost their lives on Berkeley County roadways. The fatalities resulted from speeding, impaired driving and unrestrained vehicle occupants, according to the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO). Last week, both the BCSO and the S.C. Highway...
Democrat Joe Cunningham, who is running against Republican candidate Katie Arrington to represent South Carolina’s First Congressional District, recently received three new endorsements from elected officials. The Cunningham campaign announced last week that those endorsements have come from...
Never underestimate the power of a simple conversation. That’s one of the many messages being pushed by a group of community leaders working to bring the national “On the Table” movement to the Lowcountry this fall. The impact of the “On the Table” initiative was experienced firsthand by Daniel...
Daniel Island resident Mac McQuillin is seeking another term as a member of the Berkeley County School Board. McQuillin filed for his District 2 seat on August 1, the day filing opened. He will run unopposed in the November 6 general election. “I look forward to serving our children and teachers...
The Dee Norton Child Advocacy Center has served abused children and their families for close to 30 years. “(Former) Mayor Riley called us a ‘one-stop shop’ for child abuse,” said Director of Development and Marketing Beverly Hutchison. “We were founded on the premise of being a place where a child...
Many people in the Daniel Island community regard the folks who work at the island’s Publix store as family. We love waving hello to the friendly, familiar faces we see every day behind the counters. The Daniel Island News recently learned about the wedding of two of the grocery store’s employees...
Want to get the latest on the planned Daniel Island Community/Recreation Center? Area residents are invited to attend the August 28 meeting of the Daniel Island Neighborhood Association to get an update on the center, which is set to break ground late next month. According to DINA President Marie...
On August 7, three Charleston Police Department Team 5 Officers received commendations from Police Chief Luther Reynolds for preventing two different suicides in the month of May. On the evening of May 21, Officer Gregory Callaghan responded to a request to assist the Berkeley County Sheriff’s...
Pardon my hyperbole when I discuss books. There are so many great ones and I want everyone to enjoy them as much as I have. My English teacher friend and I earmark books as “Must Read” and share them. We don’t always end up with the same level of enthusiasm, but I trust her enough to read what she...

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