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This impasse can’t continue. Both sides need to be open to moving off their hardened positions and try, for the good of all concerned, to find some modicum of common ground. A house divided against itself cannot stand. So said…my Aunt Toogie. What? You were expecting Lincoln? Toogie had summoned me...
Publix, what are your plans for Daniel Island? Fifteen months ago, Publix proposed plans for the expansion of its Daniel Island store to the Charleston Board of Architectural Review. Daniel Island residents were excited by the news. The board asked Publix to make some reasonable changes to the...
It’s the central dividing line of American politics: the age-old debate between those who generally favor higher spending and taxes, and those on the other hand who believe it’s beneficial to let taxpayers keep more of their own money. The case favoring the taxpayers is a bit stronger following a...
DI Eagle Scout candidate invites community to support Red Cross blood drive on Jan. 26 The Red Cross is coming to Daniel Island for an important blood drive on January 26. The blood drive will be held at the Church of the Holy Cross from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This blood drive is unique as it is also my...
Beginning Jan. 1, the South Carolina State Election Commission (SEC) will be celebrating 50 years of ensuring every eligible citizen has the opportunity to register to vote, participate in fair and impartial elections, and have the assurance that their votes will count. That commitment began on...
This has been a great year for DIBA and I want to thank all our members for their support, input and relationship-building for Daniel Island businesses in 2018. Daniel Island is entering its third decade of commercial growth and more and more businesses are calling the island home. Currently there...
Given how bad news tends to dominate headlines – and how misdeeds are far more likely to find their way onto the nightly news than acts of kindness – it’s easy to lose sight of the basic goodness and generosity of people. Yet all around us people are making a difference in ways large and small –...
Island boy offers thanks to Dr. Zetz for saving the day… and his teeth! I would like to take this opportunity to offer a public thank you to Dr. Michael Zetz of Crescent Moon Orthodontics. He saved me on Dec. 17! He is my Daniel Island hero, even though we were on the other side of the Cooper...
There’s still money on the table, but time is running out! A 2018 matching grant program of the Daniel Island Community Foundation for a select group of charities ends on Dec. 31. Any donations made to the non-profits, which were selected by a Daniel Island resident advisory committee, will be...
East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) will help hundreds of local families in financial distress this holiday season thanks to the support from local businesses and individual donors through its 10th annual Adopt a Family program. ECCO provides annual Christmas assistance to clients with children...

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