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FIFTEEN YEARS AGO The December 18, 2003 issue of The Daniel Island News featured an article about the Team 10 police officers from the City of Charleston. Team 10 covered Daniel Island at the time (the job now falls to Team 5). Also in the news was a review of the movie “Big Fish,” as well as a...
At approximately 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 14, residents of the downtown Daniel Island area experienced a surprise power outage. The blackout affected businesses and residential housing, and shut down the traffic lights at the intersection of Seven Farms Drive and Island Park Drive. According to...
‘Tis the season to be jolly! Need some inspiration for yuletide treasures? Unwrap some festive gift ideas from several local businesses. ‘Don’t Lose the Ball in the Lights’ Great book for the sports-minded person on your list! AUTHOR - SUZANNE DETAR Presented in short, devotion-style chapters, “...
The expansion of the DonMar Sand Mine was a non-negotiable issue for a group of residents of the Huger community. At a sometimes heated community forum on December 5, the residents told DonMar officials directly that they did not want the proposed sand mine expansion to occur under any...
Daniel Island resident Nancy Mace was officially sworn in for her second term as representative of S.C. House District 99 on Dec. 4, which also happened to be her birthday. “Now to begin the work of the people I was elected to serve!” wrote Rep. Mace in a Facebook post about the event. Mace won...
These are the issues being brought before the various City of Charleston boards and committees that are specific to land use and zoning on Daniel Island. For more information on any of these proposed actions, visit dineighborhoodassociation.org (click on “Land Use and Zoning Activity”). All...
The end of November brought the annual release of the South Carolina Department of Education School Report Cards, which are used to measure the performance of schools and districts in academic achievement, student progress, and school quality, among other categories. And, while several schools in...
Every month, Daniel Island Fellowship parishioners armed with hammers, nails, and building supplies work to improve living conditions for their Daniel Island and Cainhoy peninsula neighbors through a project known as “Hope Repair.” The initiative, an outreach program of the church, meets the second...
In a 2017 Daniel Island News survey, we asked our readers to come up with “101 ways to improve our community.” In one suggestion, a respondent noted that Daniel Island would be “fantastic without plastic.” It seems Charleston City Council agrees, at least as it pertains to citywide use of single-...
Every year, the city is decorated with red ribbons and greenery from Christmas trees, while citizens match the aesthetic with a charitable disposition. Giving is always encouraged during the holiday season, but the Daniel Island Community Fund (DICF) spreads the spirit of the season through the...

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