The cover and centerfold of the Jan. 5, 2006, edition featured the Lowcountry’s minor league hockey team, the South Carolina Stingrays. The Stingrays introduced an exciting, lightning-fast, northern game to the Deep South and spawned a growing interest in all things icy, from youth and adult hockey leagues to recreational skating that can be enjoyed by the entire family.
In other news, Beth Bush joined the DI News team and began contributing stories in the fall of 2005. Fifteen years later, Beth is still very active with the paper.
TEN YEARS AGO
It was announced in the Jan. 6, 2011, edition that a whopping $1.7 million-plus was raised through various island events and initiatives for charitable organizations during 2010. “I think it’s a testament to the power of community, really,” said Julie Dombrowski, communications manager for The Daniel Island Company, at the time.
The centerfold featured humor columnist Dalton Williams’ top news story predictions for 2011. One was that the Ohio State University athletic director would disclose that the school may need to reschedule some of its upcoming football home games after discovering that several team members sold the school’s 100,000-seat stadium for an undisclosed sum to a hedge fund.
FIVE YEARS AGO
The Jan. 7, 2016, edition featured humor columnist Dalton Williams’ top news story predictions for 2016. Two of his predictions were that Uber would announce ride service to Mars and doctors at Johns Hopkins would report they had successfully grafted a cell phone to a patient’s palm.
In other news, Berkeley County Councilman Josh Whitley announced in a press release that he would be hosting a special town hall meeting about Clements Ferry Road improvements.
In sports, Phil Bowman reviewed the top sports stories of 2015.
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