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Over the past 20 years, the paper’s designers created 1,040 covers.   Most weeks, the cover image reflects the top story of the week, usually a centerfold feature but sometimes a general news story. In reviewing 1,040 past covers, we initially thought we would highlight the most aesthetically...
I’m not a teenager anymore.   For humans, of course, entering one’s 20s is a major milestone, a defined step into adulthood. But for me, as a weekly newspaper, it feels like I’ve been an adult all my life. The fact is, from the day I was born (Oct. 30, 2003), I’ve been working.    This...
What are you holding on to?     A dream, a hope, an insult, a disappointment, a disagreement? Or perhaps you’re holding on to anger, fear, or the past.     Few would argue that if we could learn to let go – of whatever we’re holding on to – we’d experience more peace, contentment and joy...
Poll question: Locally, the 2023 elections do not include national-level races, which can mean a lack of interest and lower voter turnout. But one very important race that deserves everyone’s attention is that of Charleston mayor. What do you think is the most important issue the candidates need to...
You are driving me batty! He is as blind as a bat. They took off like bats out of Hades. One might expect bats to be crazy, blind Hellians. That’s just not the case, though, and the truth about these flying mammals can be even stranger than fiction.   Most folks, including this writer, don’t...
I often wonder where my opinions come from. I mean, why do I believe what I do?     My ego would love to believe that my opinions on hot-bed issues – immigration, capital punishment, vaccinations, climate change, abortion, transgender athletes in sports, animal testing, same-sex marriage, et...
“The Heaven and Earth Grocery Store” by James McBride begins with a skeleton found buried in an old well on Chicken Hill, in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. McBride spins a masterly web of connected characters: immigrant Jews, African-Americans, and whites all interacting in this small community. This...
We’ve been publishing news and features about the Daniel Island and Cainhoy communities for 20 years. It is a responsibility we do not take lightly. We plan, research, write, design, photograph, verify and edit.    Did you know that every item published in the paper is edited four times by...
Americans have more media options than ever. We are inundated with stories, memes, videos and promotions 24 hours a day. Most of us are on social media, which is built to provide an endless feed of content to keep us glued to our screens. And unfortunately, misinformation is prevalent and much of...
Poll question: It was recently announced that Publix on Daniel Island will finally begin its expansion in the next two years, but the community was surprised that it would mean the current location would be shut down and demolished prior to the new construction, leaving the island without a full-...

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