Archive:April 2020

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Increased Needs The American Red Cross is now facing a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations during this coronavirus outbreak. In South Carolina the numbers just keep rising. Through April 24th alone, 550 Red Cross blood drives had been canceled resulting in over 15,000 units…  …Read More
Please make sure we all get counted! 2020 is the year for the federal government to complete the census and the results of the census will have far reaching implications on our community. Data from the census will inform the federal government on spending billions of dollars over the next…  …Read More
The POA has been working tirelessly to continue to provide property owners with excellent customer service, quickly responding to concerns and continuing all core responsibilities ever since the Governor issued the stay at home order in late March. We have been closely monitoring local, state and federal developments in terms…  …Read More
While it seems as though our world has been turned upside down during the current COVID-19 pandemic, there is one constant that will never change, and that is the importance of celebrating our moms on Mother’s Day. Whether you will be physically at home with your mom or instead connecting…  …Read More
Spring is the season of growth, renewal, and repair. Below are some homeowner landscaping tips that will help your lawn look great and assist in maintaining its property value: As the landscaping comes back to life, take note of these spring landscaping tips: Rake your lawn to eliminate fallen leaves, branches and other debris.…  …Read More
As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 crisis and keeping our citizens safe, we continue to work on important flooding related issues to ensure the long term resilience and viability of our City. One of these first steps was signing the agreement nearly 18 months ago (pictured below) for the…  …Read More
Collins Engineers, Inc. of Charleston, SC announces temporary closures of the truck lanes and right shoulders on the I-526 Bridges over the Wando River which carries traffic Eastbound and Westbound located in Charleston and Berkeley County. These lane closures will maintain two lanes of traffic on the I-526 Bridges in…  …Read More
Per Governor McMaster’s new Executive Order 2020-25 announced on Thursday, April 16th, all boat landings/ramps are to be reopened on Friday, April 17th. Daniel Island’s two boat landings, Ralston Creek and Beresford Creek will be open for membership holders on Friday, April 17th at 12 PM. Please note that due…  …Read More
We know that all of us have had our lives changed, challenged and inconvenienced due to Covid-19, but those less fortunate in our community need our help now! Working with the Daniel Island Rotary Club and the Daniel Island Community Fund, the Daniel Island Community Foundation is asking you to…  …Read More
Below are links to official state/health websites that provide useful information regarding COVID-19. Please utilize this information to keep yourselves, your family, and your neighbors safe and healthy. South Carolina Governor South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) City of Charleston Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) South…  …Read More
The Charleston Police Department would like to remind all residents of Daniel Island that the City of Charleston parks on Daniel Island remain closed until further notice. The Daniel Island Property Owners Association has also closed all common areas, parks, trails, playgrounds, and boat landings that are owned and maintained…  …Read More
An amazing and thoughtful idea popped up on Daniel Island Moms as well as a few other Facebook groups in the past few weeks – “Spreading Joy” to local senior homes in our area. We thought we would help our residents out by being the middle man in the sharing…  …Read More
We’ve heard the term “essential service worker” being used often during the current COVID-19 pandemic and we’ve learned that it represents a wide range of professions. Most notably those such as first responders, police officers, firefighters, medical personnel, health care workers, and many, many more who are on the front…  …Read More
While it seems like life as normal has come to a temporary halt, one thing that hasn’t stopped is the need for pet owners to attend to their pets’ bathroom needs. We would like to remind all pet owners that when you neglect to pick up after your pet, it…  …Read More
It is evident that owners are really taking pride in keeping the Daniel Island community standards up. So many homeowners have been utilizing this time at home for home improvement projects such as: Cleaning/power washing their homes to get rid of the mildew that is so prevalent in the low…  …Read More
During this stressful, difficult time, it is hard to find our bearings. Both work and play are challenges for us all. The Daniel Island community has many beloved and treasured annual events that have become traditions for so many of our families. Unfortunately, due to the health and safety risks…  …Read More
The City of Charleston Police Department and the SC Ports Authority have notified us of property owners trespassing on Port property on the south end of Daniel Island. Not only is this dangerous due to the heavy equipment being used for dredging operations, it is also illegal to trespass. The…  …Read More
Below are just a few suggestions of ways in which we can assist each other during this time: Communicate With Your Neighbors – in particular with your older neighbors or perhaps those neighbors with children who might need that call or text of encouragement to check in on them. Reach…  …Read More
We applaud those of you who are following the Governor’s “Stay At Home” orders. You are doing the right thing. For those times when you are taking that occasional walk outside or bike ride just to get some fresh air or a little exercise, please continue the social distancing and…  …Read More
Music: Enjoy some of the best music Charleston has to offer from the comfort of your own home. Grab a cup of coffee or a glass of wine and just sink in to the sounds of Charleston. Introducing the Charleston Symphony Channel on their website HERE Charleston Jazz Orchestra: MESS AROUND:…  …Read More
The City of Charleston let the POA know that not all trash/yard debris was picked up on Daniel Island yesterday, Monday, April 6th. Due to the high volume of yard debris, the trucks were overloaded early. Matt Alltop with the City informed us that they would be back today, Tuesday,…  …Read More
Effective Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 5 PM, South Carolina residents must remain at home or work unless visiting family, exercising, or obtaining essential goods and services. The full order will be available on the Governor’s website HERE. Additionally, you are encouraged to wear face masks when outside of your home. The…  …Read More
In an April 3rd press conference, Governor McMaster announced two new Executive Orders 2020-18, which expands the list of non-essential businesses, and 2020-19 which suspends short term rentals. The list of added non-essential businesses now includes: Furniture and home-furnishings stores Clothing, shoe, and clothing-accessory stores Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods…  …Read More
Charleston, S.C.–At a press conference today, Mayor John Tecklenburg and city leaders once again stressed the importance of complying with the city’s Stay at Home ordinance and reviewed the city’s activities with regard to the coronavirus. To recap: All city offices and facilities, including recreation centers, are closed to the…  …Read More
Charleston, S.C.–Tonight, during an emergency meeting, Charleston City Council amended the city’s “Stay at Home” Ordinance to add Governor Henry McMaster’s most recent orders regarding the closure of “non-essential” businesses, venues, facilities, services, and activities; the requirement that out-of-state visitors from coronavirus “hotspots” self-quarantine and the closure of all public…  …Read More
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today issued Executive Order 2020-17, which orders the closure of non-essential businesses, as defined by the executive order, throughout the state in order to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The businesses that will be closed as a result of the governor’s executive…  …Read More
The city of Charleston remains at OPCON 1 and continues to enforce the Stay at Home ordinance citywide. Since last Friday, the city’s Livability Department has been working with the Charleston Fire Department to meet with local grocery stores and big-box retailers to provide guidance on social distancing and various…  …Read More