In the Jan. 26, 2006, issue, there was a story on the groundbreaking of the renovation and rededication of the Keith School as a community center. Located at the entrance to what is now the Peninsula subdivision off Clements Ferry Road, the project honored the families who pooled their resources and labor many years ago to provide a school for the African-American children of Jack Primus Road and other neighborhoods in the then rural area.
In other news, registration for students at the new Daniel Island School for the inaugural 2006-07 school year were underway.
TEN YEARS AGO
In the Jan. 27, 2011, issue, the centerfold featured input from five local real estate agents highlighting the 2010 market on Daniel Island and what buyers and sellers should look for in 2011. Real estate professionals Renee Reinert Pote, Rick Vale, Scott Campbell, Susan Aviles, and Terry Haas were upbeat but they also noted that foreclosures and short sales would mean higher inventory and lower sales prices for island properties.
Other island news, members of the island’s “Mothers Know Breast” team gathered to celebrate their team’s recognition as a top fundraiser for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.
FIVE YEARS AGO
In a feature article in the Jan. 28, 2016, issue, county officials updated the community on the delay and upcoming schedule of the Clements Ferry Road widening project. They announced road construction was to begin that September and take approximately
30 months to complete. (For the latest on the project, see page 2 in this week’s paper.)
News about a popular toy called a hoverboard noted that some batteries and chargers for the self-balancing motorized scooters could be prone to explosion, creating a substantial safety and fire risk.
In business news, Casey Kellermann and Noell Smith formed a new DI real estate business, Kellermann Smith Real Estate.
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