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In Charleston, tour guides point out the historic markers on antebellum homes. In Macon, Georgia, the emblems designate hippie crash pads and tour guides describe bands streaking naked through the neighborhood. Macon thrusts its fist into the air and declares it’s “Where the South Rocks.” Otis...
READER QUESTIONS NEW ROUNDABOUT'S 'PEDESTRIAN-FRIENDLINESS' Many of my friends would agree with Councilman Whitley’s assertion in the August 1 - August 7 issue that “we got it right” on the new roundabout at the intersection of Daniel Island Drive and Seven Farms. Not coincidentally, many of my...
It’s a common misconception that what happens to you in the past is just that, in the past. Maybe you experienced trauma in your childhood, but why does that matter? Childhood experiences, both positive and negative, can have a tremendous impact on an individual’s future as it relates to lifelong...
Summer started out with a lot of activity and my reading was a hodge-podge. I try to expose myself to a variety of authors, subjects and styles but I admit to avoiding sci-fi and fantasy. That said, here are some selections for August and I hope you will try something outside your comfort zone. A...
It has been a busy summer at the City of Charleston and I wanted to provide an update on the tremendous amount of work being done by the City to continue enhancing our quality of life here on Daniel Island. First, the mast arms for the street light at the Refuel and Publix intersection are in the...
Mount Pleasant’s “Shaggin’ on the Cooper” event intrigued me, so I convinced a group of friends (and my husband) to accompany me, once I assured them that this “shaggin’” would be a far cry from Austin Power’s definition. They are used to the fact that I have a creative but not always organized...
I had to restrain my impulse to boast. As our boat bobbed in the Bull’s Bay estuary, dolphins leaped acrobatically on cue. The woman beside me, who’d come from Michigan, grabbed my arm in excitement. “Did you see that?” she yelled. “I know,” I wanted to tell her. “I actually get to live here.”...
Reader endorses Marie Delcioppo for district 1 seat There are currently three candidates vying for the Charleston City Council seat being vacated by Councilman Gary White. One of those candidates is Marie Delcioppo. In her capacity as president of the Daniel Island Neighborhood Association (DINA),...
The phrase “Hire a veteran” has been a staple of the U.S. economy for decades. Business leaders already realize that military veterans are hard workers, team players, ethical, driven, and technically skilled. What they DON’T realize is there are 10 hidden reasons that make every veteran a great...
The Daniel Island Neighborhood Association has launched a 12-week campaign to educate the community about issues related to safety. Each week, DINA will share a different safety tip on a specific topic. Previous weeks have focused on bike safety, golf carts, street parking, roundabouts, distracted...

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