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The statistics on the opioid crisis are staggering. From the national perspective, more than 70,000 lives are lost annually; 1.7 million lives are destroyed through dependence and addiction to a host of drugs. The cost to society which involves crime, incarceration, rehabilitation, relapse and loss...
FIFTEEN YEARS AGO In the April 22, 2004 edition of The Daniel Island News, several local businesses and initiatives related to Earth Day were featured. One article detailed the efforts of Lorraine Cox and Peter Doelken of Etiwan Park Street, who were recognized by the National Wildlife Federation...
Single-stream recycling is here. No more sorting into brightly-colored bins that are then lugged out onto the curb. Just about everything goes into your main trash can - and it won’t cost Berkeley County residents any extra money. If anything, citizens should save money, as paid recycling services...
Marie Delcioppo became a local figurehead in 2017 when she was elected president of the Daniel Island Neighborhood Association. In that time, the native Charlestonian has made it her duty to keep island residents informed on the daily issues and updates facing the community. On April 10, months...
On April 10, Blackbaud’s global headquarters on Daniel Island hosted the launch party for SC Codes, a program that connects South Carolinians interested in learning to code with free curriculum and mentors who can provide the skills they need. “They [new programmers] can get a little bit of a...
The community gardeners were at the Daniel Island School and Community Garden last weekend for their monthly workday to prepare for the garden’s big Earth Day celebration on April 27. According to volunteer Andrew Harris, a group of Boeing employees happened to hear about the clean-up event on...
Brantley Thomas, the former Berkeley County School District Chief Financial Officer, pleaded guilty to 35 State Grand Jury charges of public corruption on April 12. The crimes included 24 counts of embezzlement of public funds $10,000 or more, eight counts of embezzlement of public funds $10,000 or...
Daniel Island resident Robert Jacobs calls it the most common disease you’ve never heard of. Jacobs’ wife, Sandra, has suffered from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) for nine years and he has been on a quest to raise awareness about the condition ever since. Soon, community members across the city,...
Opportunity can open up a world of possibilities. Just ask Dr. Mary Thornley, who has experienced that concept firsthand. The president of Trident Technical College (TTC) shared her personal success story with hundreds of audience members on April 3 at the Daniel Island Club, as the keynote...
Close to 30 vendors lined up to sell their wares at the debut of the new and improved Afternoon Daniel Island Farmers Market on April 11. Both the picture perfect day – and new location at Guggenheim Terrace – provided an atmosphere that was ripe with opportunity. “I like it!” exclaimed vendor...

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