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Fun abounds for kids of all ages

Photo above: Aria Anacleto, 3, dumped all her candy in the middle of Bay Street to take a quick inventory during the annual Trick-or-Treat Beaufort in 2016. Photo by Bob Sofaly. Staff reports There are lots of spooky goings-on going on in Northern Beaufort County. Here are a few: • Trick-or-treaters are invited to don… Keep Reading


Tubman sculpture model is unveiled

Photo above: Tabernacle Baptist Church in Beaufort is currently raising $500,000 in funds from the private sector to complete the planned Harriet Tubman Monument, a model of which is shown here. Photo provided. Staff reports A model of a monument honoring abolitionist and humanitarian Harriet Tubman was unveiled on Oct. 17 at the Tabernacle Baptist… Keep Reading


Power of education focus of literary festival

Staff reports The second annual Pat Conroy Literary Festival will be held from Thursday, Oct. 19, to Sunday, Oct. 22, in Beaufort. The event will celebrate Conroy’s legacy as student and teacher through this year’s festival theme of The Transformative Power of Education. Extending the conversations and experiences which began at the Pat Conroy at… Keep Reading


A special event for special people

Folks came out in droves on Oct. 14 for the ABLE Fall Festival hosted by the ABLE Foundation. The ABLE Foundation is a nonprofit organization created to provide support and resources to the Beaufort County Department of Disabilities and Special Needs (DSN). DSN provides services to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families in Beaufort… Keep Reading

School News/Schools

USCB scores major grant by national foundation

The University of South Carolina Beaufort has been awarded a grant of nearly $900,000 by the National Science Foundation to support a statewide initiative to boost advanced materials research and production, build capacity in existing industries and to place more highly skilled workers in high-tech jobs. The USCB grant, for $898,037, is part of a… Keep Reading


Teeing up to help kids

The Neighborhood Outreach Connection’s Fore Teachers’ Golf Event was held recently. Eighty players participated in this year’s tournament to raise money to help students from underserved neighborhoods in Beaufort County excel in school. The winners in the Women’s Group were Elaine Beringhouse, Irene Miller, Sue Parker and Susie Sutton. The winners in the Men’s Group… Keep Reading


Fiber Artists of Beaufort to hold show

The Fiber Artists of Beaufort (FAB) will be holding its sixth annual show at the SoBA Center for the Creative Arts in Bluffton.   The free show will be open to the public from Tuesday, Oct. 31, through Sunday, Nov. 5. The hours will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; and… Keep Reading


Food truck fest success

Photo above: The Lowcountry Jaycees hosted the Inaugural Beaufort Food Truck Festival on Oct. 14 in downtown Beaufort to benefit Jaycee Camp Hope. People stood in line for a variety of foods, from Cuban to burgers to desserts and much more. Photos by SK Signs & Designs. Keep Reading


Dust Solutions to build in Commerce Park

A new manufacturing company is building and expanding its business in Beaufort’s Commerce Park.  Dust Solutions Inc. (DSI) is a manufacturer of environmental technology, and works with industrial clients around the world to resolve fugitive dust challenges in complex and critical work environments.  It will bring to the Commerce Park a new 12,000- to 15,000- square-foot… Keep Reading


Sports briefs for October 19th-25th

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Beaufort falls to Berkeley, suffers first loss of season Beaufort’s unbeaten run in the 2017 high school football season came to a close on Oct. 13 as visiting Berkeley pulled away to win 23-14 in a Region 8-4A matchup. Thanks to the win, Berkeley is now tied with Cane Bay for first-place in… Keep Reading

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