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Last week, my fishing time was limited by the approach of Hurricane Irma. When I did manage to get out, fishing was pretty good. On the Cooper River side of Daniel Island, Trout have been numerous and keeper-size. The most productive lures have been a Z-Man StreakZ 3.75 (Blue Back Herring) on a 3/...
When West Ashley resident Mary Summy saw what was happening in Houston in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey it broke her heart. Not just because of the devastation, but because of its impact on people she cares about. She lived in the Texas city for 34 years before moving to the Charleston area...
Hours after submitting his resignation notice for the South Carolina House of Representatives’ seat he has held for the last 16 years, Daniel Island Republican Jim Merrill stood before a circuit court judge in Columbia on Friday and pleaded guilty to statutory misconduct in office. He also promised...
TEN YEARS AGO - DI Garden Club turned 10! The September 6, 2007 issue of The Daniel Island News featured an article about the Daniel Island Garden Club beginning its 10th year of operation. One of the club’s missions is to inspire residents to enjoy the challenges and rewards of gardening in the...
Summer is officially over. College football is back and shrimp baiting season begins on Friday. For me, these are sure signs that Fall is here. In preparation for the start of shrimping season, I brought a 12-foot deep hole cast net on a recent fishing trip with my son, Elliott, and my brother,...
Adoption is something that crosses many Americans’ minds. In fact, 33 percent of U.S. citizens consider adoption, but, unfortunately, only two percent follow through, according to Daniel Island resident Tammy Groher, who is currently going through the adoption process with her husband, Logan. Why...
Conservative Republican businesswoman, defense contractor, South Carolina State Representative, and military mom Katie Arrington has announced her bid for the U.S. Congress seat currently held by Rep. Mark Sanford (R). Declaring that Sanford is “more focused on getting himself on CNN than he is...
Below are issues being brought before the various City of Charleston boards and committees that are specific to land use and zoning on Daniel Island. For more information on any of these proposed actions, visit dineighborhoodassociation.org (click on Land Use and Zoning Activity). All of the...
Some of the Holy City’s best and brightest will be coming together again on Oct. 18 for the fifth annual TEDxCharleston, an independently-organized rendition of the global speakers’ series celebrating “ideas worth sharing.” This year’s event, themed “Shake it Up,” will feature 14 speakers and four...
Two local residents, Shawn Pinkston of Daniel Island and Mark Smith of Mount Pleasant, recently announced their intentions to run for South Carolina’s 99th District seat, a position that has been held by Rep. Jim Merrill for the last 16 years. In December 2016, Merrill was indicted by a grand jury...

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