Historically speaking: 2008 - Cainhoy site identified for possible new schools

FIFTEEN YEARS AGO – Oct. 9, 2008
 
Land was identified as likely new school location: The search for a location for a new K-8 school to serve Daniel Island and Cainhoy area kids was underway as the Daniel Island School had reached its capacity. Berkeley County School District announced a massive tract of land owned by members of the Guggenheim family off Clements Ferry Road corridor would be the likely location. 
 
DI Club head golf pro scores big at Carolina’s PGA Professional Championship: Greg Beavan, head golf pro at the Daniel Island Club at the time, finished seventh in the Carolinas PGA Professional Championship held at the club’s Ralston Creek Course that September. His spot in the top 12 earned him a chance to compete in the coveted National PGA Professional Championship in New Mexico in June 2009.
 
TEN YEARS AGO – Oct. 10. 2013
 
BCSD school site committee established: As promised by Berkeley County School District (BCSD) Superintendent Rodney Thompson, a committee of stakeholders was established to help BCSD determine the best school site and design for a proposed new facility that will serve the Daniel Island and Cainhoy communities.
 
New Cainhoy area master-planned community: A master planned community similar to Daniel Island was in the works for a large parcel of land off Clements Ferry Road. The new community would be located within the 5,000 plus acres known as the “Cainhoy Plantation Properties” owned by Cainhoy Land & Timber, LLC, the same entity that also owned the site that was currently under contract for a planned new high school to serve students in the Daniel Island and Cainhoy area, as well as an adjacent parcel that had been identified as a potential location for a new middle school.
 
FIVE YEARS AGO – Oct. 11, 2018
 
Flying J truck stop will not be built at Clements Ferry and Beresford Run: Plans to construct a Flying J truck stop on Clements Ferry Road were scrapped, according to Berkeley County Councilman Josh Whitley. The news came as a relief to some residents along the Clements Ferry corridor.
 
DIBA brings attention to the retailers of downtown DI: DIBA “sandwich boards” were created to drive foot traffic to local businesses by providing maps of retailers and service locations in Daniel Island town center area.
 
BE football and swim teams rack up victories: The BE football team, who struggled with just one win in their first five games of the season, received a solid performance during the Homecoming game and took a big step in securing a playoff bid. The Bishops topped Waccamaw 23-13 in a Region 8-AAA clash. Also, the BE girls’ and boys’ swimming teams fared well at the High School League’s State Swimming Championships, both finishing fourth.
 
Compiled by Katherine Smith, news@thedanielislandnews.com

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