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Daniel Island residents in flood-prone areas may be in for a little extra money this year. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently released an update to their flood insurance maps. This is the first major change in the maps since 2003. For some locals, those alterations mean flood...
These are the 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...
The Island Park Drive- Fairchild Street intersection is set to see a handful of improvements throughout the coming months. The project will consist of two phases. The first is meant to be a temporary solution to increase pedestrian safety at the intersection. It will add more visible pedestrian...
Editor’s Note: Last week’s issue of The Daniel Island News featured a discussion with Rev. Wendy Hudson-Jacoby about her church, Two Rivers United Methodist Church, which currently meets Sunday mornings inside Three Lions Pub at the Charleston Battery’s MUSC Health Stadium on Daniel Island. Rev....
Daniel Island’s evolution as a modern-day community has not included public transportation. Is it really needed? Some say the time has come to accelerate the idea. Although it is one of the most remote branches of the City of Charleston, there isn’t a regular public bus route on Daniel Island that...
Fishing this past week was slow. So slow, that I do not have a picture that goes with this article! That’s pretty slow. Poor fishing is usually followed by a series of bad excuses. Here are my top 5. Excuse Number 1: Unusually high tides made for poor water clarity. When fish cannot see the lure,...
The milder temperatures of spring - and the Volvo Car Open - may have come and gone, but the game of tennis is in full swing year-round at the Family Circle Tennis Center, especially at the MW Tennis Academy. The Daniel Island News recently sat down with the academy’s owner, Jeff Wilson, his wife...
For many of us suicide is a scary topic. Fearing that someone we know may be suicidal can be almost paralyzing. Because it is such an alarming situation, many people shy away from wanting to think about suicide, much less talk about it. And, while one of the most prevalent myths says talking about...
NEW PRINCIPAL NAMED FOR PHILIP SIMMONS MIDDLE SCHOOL Berkeley County Board of Education board members have confirmed the promotion of Charla Groves from assistant principal at Philip Simmons Middle School to principal. Groves follows in the footsteps of Dr. Anthony Dixon, who was selected at the...
TEN YEARS AGO – Residents raise concerns over beautiful Bellinger Island A concern over Bellinger Island was a hot topic in the July 17, 2008 issue of The Daniel Island News. Bellinger Island has long been a place for Daniel Islanders and their guests to take in the Lowcountry’s beautiful natural...

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