FIFTEEN YEARS AGO
In the Feb. 9, 2006, issue, in honor of Valentine’s Day, several stories about local couples who “love and work together” were featured. The couples included a pair of real estate agents who had recently moved from Colorado to start up their local office, a couple who worked together many years in the design and fashion industry, and another couple who were working together in a car repair business.
In business news, Charleston Marble and Granite LLC opened its second area showroom at 885 Island Park Drive, Suite K, and the Spa on Daniel Island (now occupied by Haven Hair) teamed with the Treasure Nest Art Gallery to hold an art show with music, wine and cheese at the spas.
TEN YEARS AGO
For the Feb. 10, 2011, issue, the top news was the newly opened Seven Farms Village, an affordable housing complex for seniors on Daniel Island, became an award-winning community. The Humanities Foundation facility earned the first LEED gold certification for a multifamily development in the history of the state of South Carolina.
The “Neighbors in the News” feature spotlighted former island resident Spring Dyer who shared her artistic talents in photography and web design to help many local businesses. Dyer now lives on the West coast.
FIVE YEARS AGO
The cover and centerfold of the Feb. 11, 2016, issue featured information about the new proposed roundabout at the Daniel Island Drive/Seven Farms Drive intersection. At a DINA meeting, Tony Woody, engineer with Thomas and Hutton, and Berkeley County Councilman Josh Whitley, described the project and answered citizens’ questions about its effectiveness.
In other news, construction began on the new Daniel Island mixed-use development called Central Island Square, located on Island Park Drive between Central Island Street and Fairchild Street, which now is open, housing businesses and apartments.