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TEN YEARS AGO - DISASTER SCENARIOS FOR DANIEL ISLAND In the September 28, 2006 edition of the paper the cover and centerfold featured stories on the great Charleston Earthquake of 1886 and a new book on the topic by Richard N. Côté, “City of Heroes: The Great Charleston Earthquake of 1886.” We also...
Dear Mr. President: I read about your recent Asian trip where you got snubbed on the tarmac by the Chinese and then by the President of the Philippines. So I understand why the news media report that you are seeking one last major achievement to help cement your presidential legacy. I’m not saying...
TEN YEARS AGO In the September 14, 2006 issue of the Daniel Island News, it was reported that The Daniel Island News had moved into new office space at 225 Seven Farms Drive. Ten years later the office is still located at this address. Also, Greta Waits, who at the time was 5 years old and a brand...
On Friday, August 26, before sunrise, City of Charleston police received a call from a Daniel Island resident who was on his way to work and saw an alligator walking in the roadway on Barfield Street. Fearing an early morning jogger may come face to face with the gator, he called the police. “The...
There is often confusion or misconception about the Daniel Island Neighborhood Association (DINA). DINA is different than the POA. The POA and its three subordinate organizations, the Daniel Island Community Association (DICA), Daniel Island Park Association (DIPA) and Daniel Island Town...
Congressmen Mark Sanford came out with his “penny plan” for balancing the federal budget a few weeks ago. Like people making “end of the world” predictions that never come true, Mark Sanford has for decades been using the national “debt” and the “balanced budget” as distracting fear tactics to get...
TEN YEARS AGO - DANIEL ISLAND'S ANNEXATION STORY: MAYOR RILEY'S POLITICAL SAVVY SNAGGED DANIEL ISLAND FOR THE CITY OF CHARLESTON In the August 10, 2006 edition of the paper our cover and centerfold featured the first Daniel Island annexation story – the story of how Daniel Island was annexed into...
Lowcountry Orphan Relief needs your help! Dear Friends and Neighbors, The Lowcountry is home to numerous non-profits and philanthropies that serve some amazing and important purposes. But maybe you haven’t found just the right one that really speaks to your heart. Here’s an idea for you: Lowcountry...
The Daniel Island Performing Arts Center, Inc. (DIPAC) recently announced the successful completion of its first major fundraising milestone that provides the financial resources to purchase the Island Park Drive site in the center of Daniel Island and to launch the first phase of construction....
Today (July 17), we witnessed another tragedy to our law enforcement family in Louisiana, which impacts every community and police officer across America. These recent attacks on the guardians who protect our way of life, threaten the safety of every citizen. Therefore, it is time for all people to...

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