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Whew! Boundary Street closer to completion

Photo above: Boundary Street traffic at Hogarth Street seems just as heavy at noon on a Wednesday as it does at rush hour on a Friday afternoon. Photo by Bob Sofaly. By Amy Rigard The headaches for drivers and businesses along Boundary Street may be coming to an end in March 2018 when the construction… Keep Reading

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Community

Celebrating Modern Jewelers

Island Girls Night Out, an opportunity to socialize, meet new friends and win prizes was held Dec. 7 at Modern Jewelers at 807 Bay St. in downtown Beaufort. Modern Jewelers is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year.  More than 75 women turned out for the event, which featured music, door prizes, food and more. The… Keep Reading

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School News/Schools

You’re invited to school performances

Photo above: Singers from Shanklin Elementary School entertain with Christmas songs at Habersham in 2016. Photo by Bob Sofaly. Staff reports Community members are invited to join thousands of parents for holiday-themed student musical performances that begin this week and continue through Tuesday, Dec. 19, at schools across the Beaufort County School District. Student choruses, bands… Keep Reading

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Community

Beaufort student is making difference

Photo above: Farrell Wright, of Beaufort, is a student at Winthrop University. He does extensive volunteer work while attending school. Photo provided. Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of occasional stories on young people who are making a difference in the community. Send your nominations to theislandnews@gmail.com. By Michael D. Crump Time… Keep Reading

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In memory of loved ones

At the inaugural Shine On event, nearly two dozen luminaries were lit at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park on Nov. 28. Megan Radcliffe said this event was held to celebrate National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Palliative care is a higher level of care for patients undergoing aggressive treatment, but not at the hospice level.… Keep Reading

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Health

BMH nurse honored with DAISY Award

Photo above: Beaufort Memorial Collins Birthing Center Director Patti Valentini, right, shows Daisy Award recipient Tiffany Heath the banner created in her honor. Photo by Paul Nurnberg. Tiffany Heath was just two days into her new job as a labor and delivery nurse in Beaufort Memorial Hospital’s birthing center when a patient went into premature… Keep Reading

School News/Schools

School briefs for December 14th-20th

Tech education being offered at CODEcamp The Beaufort Digital Corridor has announced the launch of CODEcamp, a project-based, introductory code education program designed for busy adults of all backgrounds and experience levels in a convenient, affordable after-hours class format.   CODEcamp is being offered as a pilot program in partnership with the University of South Carolina… Keep Reading

Sports

Beaufort Academy earns President’s Cup Award

For the first time in school history, Beaufort Academy is the recipient of the South Carolina Independent School Association President’s Cup for the 2016-2017 school year.  The James C. Williams, Jr. President’s Cup is an annual award presented to the most outstanding athletic program in the state. There are approximately 34 SCISA Classification A schools… Keep Reading

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Community

Tiny House Show donates funds to DragonBoat Beaufort

Photo above: DragonBoat organizers received a $5,000 donation recently. Photo provided. DragonBoat Beaufort, the local cancer survivor/supporter racing team, received a $5,000 donation from the first Low Country Tiny House Show held Nov. 4-5 at Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Island.  The show was sponsored by New South Living LLC. The show organizers… Keep Reading

Health

Health briefs for December 14th-20th

Chiropractic office to hold Christmas event Seaside Family Chiropractic will hold an event called Feeding Rudolph from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21. This will be an opportunity for children to create their own reindeer treat bag, Christmas ornament and enjoy Christmas treats. Seaside Family Chiropractic is located at 1211 Newcastle St. in Beaufort. Visit seasidefamilychiropractic.com.… Keep Reading

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