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TEN YEARS AGO – Is Daniel Island safe from port expansion? In the September 20, 2007 issue of The Daniel Island News, the main story featured the State Ports Authority’s decision to locate a $600 million, 280-acre terminal along the Cooper River over the next 20 years. The project was to replace a...
Daniel Island’s furry friends are still in the spotlight as the Daniel Island Property Owners Association’s “Top Dogs of Daniel Island Contest” continues. There were plenty of picture-perfect pet moments in August, but little Knox, a young Golden Retriever, stole the show and landed the “Top Dog”...
On a typical day on Clements Ferry Road, it can take residents up to an hour or more to travel less than 15 miles. This can become extremely frustrating for those traversing the popular thoroughfare, as made evident by multiple community members’ comments on the “Clements Ferry Residents for Safer...
Pierce Street resident Tyson Halsey watched with his family as the water in the creek and marsh behind his home began rising on Monday as the impacts of Hurricane Irma descended onto Daniel Island. “I was watching it very closely,” said Halsey. “…I happened to go to engineering school and I am a...
Three lawsuits are pending against the South Carolina State Ports Authority (SPA) that allege it abused the power of eminent domain by taking private property on St. Thomas Island in 1998, which was never used for port activities, and failing to offer the land back as per a state mandate. The...
Last week’s Daniel Island Neighborhood Association (DINA) meeting at Church of the Holy Cross on Daniel Island hosted a panel of guest speakers from local schools, who gave brief updates on some of their goals and how the academic year is going so far. Speakers included Berkeley County Schools...
Those who had a hand in making the renovations possible for the 254 Condominiums on Seven Farms Drive came together for a quaint ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Aug. 29 to celebrate the complex’s grand reopening. Nearly five years ago, the 254 complex Board of Directors realized that there were...
The City of Charleston’s Planning, Preservation and Sustainability Department was a hotbed of Daniel Island-related activity last week, as a trio of the City’s respective planning boards heard applications from developers seeking approval for projects slated for the island in future months. A...
Heather MacQueen Jones is deep in thought as she considers how to rearrange a few of her paintings that adorn the walls of Daniel Island’s Honeycomb Cafe during the month of September. For Jones, the proper juxtaposition of color, lines and forms is critical - not only on canvas, but as part of...
Cindy Boatwright of Mount Pleasant believes her small business background and “ability to listen” would make her a valuable asset in the South Carolina General Assembly. The Rivertowne resident has announced plans to run for the S.C. House District 99 seat formerly held by Rep. Jim Merrill....

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