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If your child is due to graduate from high school in 2024 and is considering college or career/trade school, the re-designed Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA) should have been available since Dec. 31.   To facilitate completing the form, apply for your Federal Student Aid...
Is it hard for you to say no?    If it is, you’re not alone. Even the kindest among us experience moments when they said yes, when in retrospect they wished they had said no.    Why are we so quick to say yes?    “From an early age children are taught to be polite and forthcoming,”...
Christmas caroling, baking cookies, re-watching “The Grinch” for the thousandth time – everyone has their holiday traditions they return to year after year.   For many, the ideal Christmas involves delicious recipes, decking the halls and finding that perfect gift. For others, it’s time spent...
According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, “thrash” means to “stir or toss about violently.” That is certainly what one visitor did with the birdseed in our feeder at a rather alarming rate one recent fall day. The contents were raining down all over the ground below and one could almost hear...
Once again, we have a plethora of nonfiction. These are perfect books for gift-giving.   “Among the Bros” by Max Marshall is required reading for Charleston residents and, frankly, all parents. It is the story behind the 2016 drug bust of a group of College of Charleston fraternity brothers...
As you wander through the South Carolina Aquarium, you experience the state’s ecosystems from the mountains to the sea, all of which are woven together by an intricate network of waterways. This is reflected in every region of our state; there’s no doubt that there’s an intrinsic relationship...
Have you ever stood in front of a mirror and practiced your smile?     Have you ever been taught how to smile?     And, honestly, how important is it anyway?    My answers: Yes. No. Extremely.    My thesis begins here.    Smiling is universal. There’s no language barrier. You...
What makes a Lowcountry autumn special to you? Is it the cooler weather, the lower humidity, or swatting at fewer mosquitos?     Fall is this writer’s favorite season, and he would probably put college football, oyster roasts and the changing of the leaves down as the top reasons why. That...
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, residents around Daniel Island and Clements Ferry reflect on what they are thankful for. From cherished family moments to accomplishing goals, the community paints a picture of the joys and blessings that filled its lives this year.   Michael Huff,...
Daniel Island middle school students who attend the University School of the Lowcountry recently submitted essays to the Patriot’s Pen Competition, a contest sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW).     This year’s theme is “How are you inspired by America?”   Below are essay...

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