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The Daniel Island News’ graphic artist Jan Marvin won Advertising Designer of the Year for South Carolina newspapers, as recognized by the South Carolina Press Association, for her body of work for 2020. Congratulations!    The judges explained their choice, stating that her work, “Does it...
Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to serve in the State House for District 99. With the first session of the 124th General Assembly of the South Carolina House of Representatives ending recently, I wanted to share an update on the accomplishments and progress made.   This year was...
Know what you’re getting with an exotic pet   We should add one very important consideration missing in the feature article regarding unique pets [from the July 22 edition of The Daniel Island News]. We need to be careful glamorizing exotic pets. Carelessly acquiring and handling an exotic...
“Whatever happened to Ann Meyer?” my lovely wife, Grace, asked.   “I don’t know,” I shot back, then realized that I probably should have paused a tad, for effect, before responding.   “He’s hiding something,” my Aunt Toogie barked. “He just pulled on his nose and he always does that when...
In 2020, Nancy Mace boasted of her success in passing her S.C. bill which protected over 1,000 South Carolina female prison inmates should they be pregnant while in prison. I have not read how many prisoners were pregnant in S.C. prisons and just how many of those women were actually shackled...
I never thought in 2021 I would write about a vote regarding statues in the U.S. Capitol, but here we are.    Last month, in overwhelming bipartisan fashion, the House of Representatives voted to relocate 14 statues throughout the U.S. Capitol.    Lost in the discussion was the main...
Danziger honor well deserved There are so many “bad” things in the world these days. Poverty, gun violence, discrimination, climate change, divisiveness, violence against “the others,” warfare, etc. Who among us has not read this morning’s headlines and wished that they could do something to make...
There were multiple winners of last week’s Mystery Photo Contest who correctly identified the picture as one of the fountain spouts as part of the new waterfront park. Congrats to Nancy True, Shatara Young, Karen Fedder, Blaire Layton, Dianne Buck, Lavya Garg, and Tom McCurdy for their accurate...
“Oh, we have one just like him,” the young lady gushed, motioning toward the small child. Her husband followed close behind asking, “How old is he? Ours is almost 4.” The child stood tethered to an older woman, waiting for luggage to arrive on the airport carousel. A man nearby, presumably her...
What age is a “senior citizen” these days? Medicare says 65, and while social security allows access at 62, others offer senior discounts for those over 50! It varies, but one thing is certain, individuals in this age group need to have a plan. For most, if they have not already, it is time to...

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