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TEN YEARS AGO In the July 13, 2006 edition of the paper our feature story was on “collecting” and our cover photo was of island resident and collector Derrick Lemon with his Watergate license plate and we featured his Watergate collection. In top news, 16-year Berkeley County School Board veteran...
Children who enter the foster care system are in need of caring adults to speak up for them in Family Court. The Guardian ad Litem is a strong child advocate for children. If you are over 21 and can give 4-5 hours a month to visit a child, you can change a child’s life. You do not need a college...
There’s no better way to recharge your enthusiasm and appreciation for living on Daniel Island than to see the community through the eyes of families who have just relocated here. Families who remind us about the how lucky we are to live here, with such incredible quality of life, in our unique “...
Tom Mortenson, Pell Fellow and publisher of Higher Opportunity Education in Washington D.C. ran the numbers way back in the 80’s and 90’s, and warned us. “Fewer boys are applying to college, and drop out at higher rates than girls. We need to examine what doesn’t work for them in higher education...
Unbearable Lightness By Portia de Rossi Reveiwed by Melyssa Jaskiewicz When I told my husband I was reading Portia de Rossi’s memoir, he responded with “Why would you want to read a book about some privileged rich girl?” To be honest I had the book for over a year before I picked it up. I had seen...
Inside the O2 Fitness facility on Seven Farms Drive on Daniel Island, the sounds of the quest for betterment ring out on any given day. Feet pound on a fleet of treadmills. Weights clink back into position lift after lift. Puffs of air expel from bodies pushing themselves to the limit. But on a...
TEN YEARS AGO In the July 6, 2006 edition of the paper our top news story was that the Daniel Island Company planned to submit a conservation minded proposal to the States Port Authority to purchase the 1,300 acres of land owned by the port on Daniel Island. Our top feature was on yoga – the...
When many of us think about eager entrepreneurs pitching their products or services to potential investors, we conjure up images of the popular television show Shark Tank – a program known for its biting remarks and competitive wrangling. But for those who took part in the “What’s the Big Idea?”...
Brexit (short for “British Exit”) was the nickname given to the movement to persuade the British government to pull Britain out of the European Union (EU). A nationwide referendum — only the third in modern history in Britain — took place on June 23, 2016, and by a close vote of 52% to 48% British...
The Philip Simmons Middle School Student Assembly was held on Friday, May 20th, 2016. Future Philip Simmons Middle (PSM) students from both Cainhoy and Daniel Island Schools were invited to attend this event. There were over 175 students in attendance with the school projected to open with 200-250...

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