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The days of the Madness of March! It’s that time of the year when insanity leaches into our peaceful, quiet lives. A time when all logic and statistics are defied, and when we can witness harrowing last seconds of a game loiter for compounded minutes as we sit on the seat edges cussing the...
A total of 16 homes sold on Daniel Island in February. As of March 8, 2019, there were 194 homes for sale with 130 active and 64 under contract. Sales equaled $11,130,138 in February, which is a slight increase from January sales. The most expensive home sold was a 6BR/7BA home on Watroo Point in...
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. All meetings are open for public comment except the TRC meetings. For more information on any of these proposed actions, including location and...
Berkeley County residents will soon have a new, free recycling option thanks to the county’s partnership with RePower South. The newly constructed RePower South facility, located at the Berkeley County landfill, will take 100 percent of the residential and commercial waste delivered to the site and...
(Editor’s Note: Sunshine Week, to be held March 10-16 in 2019, is a time set aside each year to celebrate open government.) Remember the August 2017 solar eclipse that carved a path through South Carolina? Bright daylight gave way to shadows, which then gave way to total darkness. Within minutes,...
As Sue, our dog Iggy, and I travel in our RV, we occasionally veer off course and indulge our curiosities. That’s pretty much how this whole thing started, with Sue asking the supposedly-hypothetical question, “What do you think it would be like if we traveled around the country for a year in an RV...
At a March 6 City of Charleston Board of Zoning Appeals-Site Design meeting, committee members unanimously voted to allow the removal of a total of 19 grand trees, including two red oaks, from the Robert Daniel Drive area. As defined by the City of Charleston, a “grand tree” is a tree with a...
Have you ever heard the phrase “It will change your life”? When I hear that phrase, I get a picture of some TV personality hawking the next generation of sharp knives that you can’t live without. But, what if there really is something that could live up to the phrase “life changing”? What would...
Lowcountry voter urges Cunningham to listen to his constituents about border security Voters in South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District elected a Democrat in 2018, but not so he could serve as a stooge for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Representative Joe Cunningham is the first Democrat to win...
When discussing teenage use of nicotine products, the health and safety concerns seemingly precede one of the more obvious factors in the equation: tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, are illegal for citizens under the age of 18 to purchase or use. There’s more than likely no singular reason...

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