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When the railroad industry left Stratford, Ontario, in the 1950s economic ruin was predicted. But one man, Tom Patterson, had a visionary idea: a Shakespeare Festival. He approached the city for funding. With a notable lack of vision, the city granted him the whooping sum of $250. Undeterred, he...
FIFTEEN YEARS AGO – July 31, 2008   ● The S.C. State Ports Authority rejected a $25 million offer from the Daniel Island POA for its Daniel Island property. Former State Rep. Jim Merrill stated that he suspected the SPA still wanted to build a shipping container terminal on its 1,300-acre...
Just a day after Fourth of July fireworks boomed and illuminated the Charleston night sky, a flashier unexpected light show sequel returned on the Fifth of July.   This time to the delight of no one.   A frenetic and ferocious thunderstorm storm ripped through Daniel Island and its...
Daniel Island Flying Fish coach Rose Van Metre had an inkling that her team would have a successful 2023 season because of the squad’s depth.   As the team made final preparations for the Coastal Carolina Aquatic Association’s City Meet, she knew her team had the potential to finish second in...
Is there a quarterback controversy at Philip Simmons High School as the Iron Horses prepare for the 2023 season?   Not exactly.   The team has two capable quarterbacks on its roster. Tavien Orellana, a rising junior, is the incumbent after winning the job last year as a sophomore. He...
Sometimes fishing is a contact sport. Especially when fishing for blue marlin.    Last week, Elliott (my son), Brody (the amazing fish-finding and stock-trading dog) and I were targeting marlin offshore. The bite was slow but we stayed committed to trolling large lures for marlin.   ...
COVID lockdowns caused a rise in remote work and many experts anticipate that a significant number of employees may never return to the office full-time. This, along with the prospect of a possible financial slowdown, is creating some uncertainty about the future of office buildings.   ...
Claire Esse had little time to savor the final goal of her high school soccer career.   The Philip Simmons High School standout opened the scoring in the prestigious Clash of the Carolinas on June 24, and a few days later she was at UNC Greensboro for freshman orientation.   Such is life...
Berkeley Animal Center is implementing an emergency moratorium on animal intakes due to being at max capacity. Until further notice, the shelter will only accept animals that are in danger or that present a danger to others.    The animal center has had an influx of animals in recent weeks...
A spectacular summer splash of patriotic colors is about to emerge just around the bend from Daniel Island’s Waterfront Park - and Ron Zumstein says if you haven’t experienced it yet, it promises to stop you right in your tracks.   “It’s an awesome display,” he said. “It will give you...

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