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Merry Christmas to all. With the New Year here, preparation has begun for the second part of the legislative session. What immediately becomes apparent is that the number of “held over” bills that remain in House or Senate committees is staggering. Keen observers of the state political process...
The statistics are clear: with each passing decade fewer Americans are marrying, and fewer still committed to the need for, and necessity of, the institution. The reasons are clear but the long-term impact is not. Two statistics stand out: • Never married: by the year 2040, the Pew Research Center...
Readers Respond Regarding the Daniel Island Community Fund A letter to the editor last week presented concerns about DICA dues, a special assessment, and the Daniel Island Community Fund (DICF). While the letter appeared to focus primarily on DICA dues, some comments regarding the DICF were...
Reader disagrees with DICA 2016 Annual Dues and Special Assessment The 2015 DICA annual meeting had 141 homeowners in attendance. This should concern our community’s leaders to ask themselves why this occurs, and not misinterpret it as support for their decisions. The Covenants and Restrictions (C...
 What a couple of months it has been! On September 26, ECCO celebrated the opening of our new satellite program at the Baldwin-Carson Community Outreach Center (BCCOC) in Huger. The very next week, South Carolina was waist deep in water. A week after the flood, we began our month-long turkey...
The Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchanges opened for business earlier this month. Now, millions of Americans who do not get coverage through work have the opportunity to shop for policies that will take effect in 2016. But they only have a few months to do so. This open enrollment period...
Dear Daniel Island community, On behalf of the Charleston Area Operation Christmas Child volunteers, thank you for your support of the recent shoebox packing party held at Holy Cross Daniel Island. Our goal was 500 shoeboxes, and we packed 526! Many of you donated filler items, and many of you came...
Thanksgiving is, by definition, a time when we reflect on being thankful. In this week’s edition of the paper, we asked our readers to share their gratitude by asking them: “For what are you thankful?” You can read their answers in the Kids Say section on page 6 and in the centerfold, pages 20-21....
It’s not too late. No, it’s not too late to go and get a flu shot. If you know someone – a relative or friend, perhaps – who has not yet been vaccinated, please encourage them to make the call today. And here’s why: It’s not about them. It’s not just about protecting themselves. It’s about...
Do Not Litter I did see your mention of the Halloween trash in your pre-Halloween edition. Thank you for trying. There have still been a lot of candy wrappers, juice boxes, and water bottles on the streets. Maybe you’ll educate some more? If only people would look outside of their yards and pick up...

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