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Readers Respond Regarding the Daniel Island Community Fund A letter to the editor last week presented concerns about DICA dues, a special assessment, and the Daniel Island Community Fund (DICF). While the letter appeared to focus primarily on DICA dues, some comments regarding the DICF were...
Reader disagrees with DICA 2016 Annual Dues and Special Assessment The 2015 DICA annual meeting had 141 homeowners in attendance. This should concern our community’s leaders to ask themselves why this occurs, and not misinterpret it as support for their decisions. The Covenants and Restrictions (C...
 What a couple of months it has been! On September 26, ECCO celebrated the opening of our new satellite program at the Baldwin-Carson Community Outreach Center (BCCOC) in Huger. The very next week, South Carolina was waist deep in water. A week after the flood, we began our month-long turkey...
The Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchanges opened for business earlier this month. Now, millions of Americans who do not get coverage through work have the opportunity to shop for policies that will take effect in 2016. But they only have a few months to do so. This open enrollment period...
Dear Daniel Island community, On behalf of the Charleston Area Operation Christmas Child volunteers, thank you for your support of the recent shoebox packing party held at Holy Cross Daniel Island. Our goal was 500 shoeboxes, and we packed 526! Many of you donated filler items, and many of you came...
Thanksgiving is, by definition, a time when we reflect on being thankful. In this week’s edition of the paper, we asked our readers to share their gratitude by asking them: “For what are you thankful?” You can read their answers in the Kids Say section on page 6 and in the centerfold, pages 20-21....
It’s not too late. No, it’s not too late to go and get a flu shot. If you know someone – a relative or friend, perhaps – who has not yet been vaccinated, please encourage them to make the call today. And here’s why: It’s not about them. It’s not just about protecting themselves. It’s about...
Do Not Litter I did see your mention of the Halloween trash in your pre-Halloween edition. Thank you for trying. There have still been a lot of candy wrappers, juice boxes, and water bottles on the streets. Maybe you’ll educate some more? If only people would look outside of their yards and pick up...
“We can’t have a crisis tomorrow. My schedule is already full.” – Henry Kissinger We expect so much. We expect our hours and days to run smoothly, when indeed we know better. I call it the “Theory of Six Bumps,” and it’s a simple premise: each day will surprise us with six bumps, that is, events...
VOTE ON NOVEMBER 3 Midterm elections traditionally have a low voter turnout in comparison to a presidential election year. The 2014 midterm voter turnout was the worst in 70 years - just 36.4 percent of eligible voters turned out in 2014. In municipal elections, like the one set for Nov. 3, the...

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