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There has been yet another change in leadership at the Berkeley County School District. After about 16 months on the job, Superintendent Brenda Blackburn is no longer at the district helm. The BCSD announced on Friday, March 10, that the Berkeley County School Board voted to accept Blackburn’s...
When a baseball pitcher steps up the mound to prepare for his throw, there are several tactics that come into play – having the right grip on the ball, an effective wind-up, proper execution, and, of course, good follow-through. Such will be the case for a group of eager entrepreneurs who will be...
Editor’s Note: In last week’s issue of The Daniel Island News, we began a three-part series on the path to U.S. citizenship - as experienced by three foreign-born Daniel Island residents. Through these stories, we hope to put a local face on the national issue of immigration. This week, we bring...
Most Facebook, Twitter and other social media feeds these days are chock full of ill-mannered, heated exchanges and differing viewpoints. But that may not be completely reflective of the country’s current cultural climate – at least if you gauge it by the turn of events at last week’s 2nd Annual...
One morning several years ago, I walked out of our former home at the end of Bounty Street. Perched nearby and overlooking the marsh was a beautiful, mature bald eagle. I ran back inside to tell my girls and to grab a camera, but as I re-emerged from the house, the eagle was attacked by an osprey....
Science rocks! Just ask a group of seventh grade students at Daniel Island School who recently took part in the Science Olympiad at Newberry College. Led by teacher/advisor Dave Englehart, the DIS team took home two second place awards, two fourth place awards, as well as several other “medal”...
What does it take to become Berkeley County “Teacher of the Year?” Certainly it’s a distinction that requires patience, persistence, a passion for working with young students, and the seemingly magic ability to unlock a lifelong love of learning. The Daniel Island News sat down with the recently...
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Charleston’s renowned Poet Laureate Marcus Amaker shared several of his poems at the third presentation in the Black History Month series at the Daniel Island Library on February 7. In all likelihood, you’ve heard Marcus Amaker’s name, especially if you’re keen to the Charleston arts scene. As the...
One of the best things about music is that it transcends. It ignores borders, persists through tragedy, unites crowds and reveals souls. It fills our ears with beauty. It shows us other perspectives. The programming at this year’s Savannah Music Festival, set to begin next week, is an invitation to...

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