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MORE ON THE ROUNDABOUT As a former, active member of a Daniel Island Neighborhood Association (DINA) committee that attempted to address the Daniel Island Drive/Seven Farms Road intersection, I am writing to support Greg Turner’s position and add some thoughts. The Daniel Island Drive/Seven Farms...
A month has passed since Hurricane Matthew hit South Carolina. Daniel Island is incredibly fortunate to have excellent infrastructure and this is the second year in a row that our highly engineered storm water systems have passed severe stress tests with flying colors. We should also keep in mind...
As a community we need to stop texting and utilizing mobile devices while driving on our roads!!! If there is one area that DI residents need education and increased enforcement, it is the danger of texting and not utilizing hands-free phone capabilities while driving. I am aghast each day when I...
As a morning television news broadcast droned on regarding one of the latest Presidential election polls, my lovely wife, Grace, sighed, “I’m tired of all the election coverage. It is unending.” “Ditto,” muttered my Aunt Toogie. “The only thing worse is the candidates. One is unpredictable and the...
I’m struggling. Honestly, I am. I spent a dozen years as a reporter in Washington, DC (started a dozen publications during the Reagan years, among them Inside the White House, Inside the Pentagon and Inside EPA) and I saw my fair share of how Washington works. It wasn’t pretty then, it’s less...
Kio Stark insists we should. In a stirring TED talk, Stark shares how talking to strangers can enhance our lives and open us to new opportunities. Stark’s chief concern: by teaching our children, and ourselves, to fear strangers, we just may be closing ourselves off to meaningful encounters....
First, I hope all Daniel Islanders, their families, and their property survived Hurricane Matthew with little or no damage. Hurricanes are serious business. Now that the worst is behind us, we can look back and smile a little… • You know you are in deep doo doo when Jim Cantore shows up in your...
In just a few days you will receive your annual tax bill as processed by Berkeley County Government (BCG). At a cost to taxpayers of $5,000, County Council voted unanimously to provide information in your tax bill about the history of millage increases made for Berkeley County School District (BCSD...
All Voters must be registered by October 8, 2016 to be eligible to vote in the November 8, 2016 General Election. Not sure of your status? You can check your registration at this link - https://info.scvotes.sc.gov/eng/voterinquiry/VoterInformationRequest.asp.... If you are not registered, you still...
First U.S. Congressional District Candidate Cherny responds to letter writer Six years ago I would have agreed with what Dr. Kraemer wrote in his letter to the editor of September 8th in response to my opinion piece entitled “Don’t believe scare tactics on National Debt”, which I wrote in response...

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