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Business briefs for July 28th-August 3rd

Animal hospital moves to Lady’s Island Broad Marsh Animal Hospital-Island Side has relocated its veterinary practice to 391 Sea Island Parkway on Lady’s Island. The Island Side hospital will be open six days a week for medical, surgical and wellness care. It offers a drop-off service for no additional charge. Your pet can be left… Keep Reading

Local News

Police blotter for July 28th-August 3rd

Woman rescued from three-vehicle wreck Burton firefighters responded to a three-vehicle accident just after 10:30 a.m. July 20, which involved a female driver being rescued and a bystander collapsing. Burton firefighters were called to the scene on Robert Smalls Parkway in front of Stokes Honda, where a female driver was trapped inside her car. They were… Keep Reading


Etta Mann dies; lived life of service

Etta N. Mann, who was integrally involved in establishing the first state-supported school for black students, has died at the age of 88. Etta Nickpeay Mann was born in Eastover on May 6, 1928. She was a devoted wife to the late Master Sgt. Earl T. Mann, and their union produced two sons, Earl and… Keep Reading


News briefs for July 28th-August 3rd

Mosquito spraying may take place through Friday In accordance with FAA regulations, Beaufort County Mosquito Control may conduct aerial training, surveillance, and/or spray missions that may include the application of EPA-registered public health insecticides during daylight hours through Friday, July 29. Beaufort County Mosquito Control uses low-flying aircraft, and its aerial spraying is dependent upon… Keep Reading


Burrises celebrate 50 years

Dr. Skeet Burris and his wife, Gail, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married June 18, 1966 in Knoxville, Tenn. Dr. Burris is an orthodontist at Winning Orthodontic Smiles on Hilton Head and in Beaufort. In 1967, he reported to Parris Island for duty as a Navy dental officer. He started his orthodontic… Keep Reading


Price is intersection between supply and demand

Investing in the market as it really is, not how we want it to be, is the key to keeping one’s sanity in this business. Just how baffling can the stock market be to investors? So often the market just does not behave the way investors think it should. Morgan Housel of The Motley Fool… Keep Reading

Contributors/Lee Scott/Voices

The instant coffee moment: Now what?

By Lee Scott How many of you can recall that long-standing instant coffee commercial that has aired for years on television? You know, the one that depicts a young man returning home from college for Christmas break. He’s in the kitchen making coffee when his little sister comes downstairs and greets him just as the… Keep Reading


What a difference a decade makes (or not)

By Jim Hicks While doing research for an article, I reviewed the Lady’s Island Business and Professionals Association newsletters for the year 2006. As many of you will remember, in 2006 Lady’s Island was experiencing a population growth boom. A new family was moving to the island almost every other day and the average selling… Keep Reading


Gullah Festival in danger

By Kat Walsh Blame it on Bonnie. Tropical Storm Bonnie, which struck Beaufort over Memorial Day weekend, cancelled many picnics and cookouts in the area. It also washed out the 30th anniversary of the Gullah Festival, one of the Lowcountry’s longest-running annual cultural festivals. Now organizers are looking for help to prevent this year’s washout… Keep Reading

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Maps show beauty of Lowcountry coast

Coastal Art Maps, a company that captures the beauty of the East Coast shoreline through hand-drawn maps, has just released its “Sea Islands of South Carolina” map series, the latest additions to its collection. These three new maps depict the beaches, towns and historic landmarks that span much of the 130 miles of the South… Keep Reading

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