May is Better Hearing and Speech Month

May 1 marks the start of BetterHearing and Speech Month, a monthdedicated to educating consumersabout the need to assure that theirhearing is healthy. This year, BeaufortAudiology & Hearing Care is joiningthe Better Hearing and SpeechCouncil in promoting the AcrossAmerica Hearing Check Challenge(www.hearingcheck.org) — an onlinehearing test …

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Bureau hires new P.R. manager

Christy Brewer will handle marketing for Visitor & Convention Bureau
The Beaufort Regional Chamberof Commerce Visitor & ConventionBureau (VCB) is pleased to announceChristy Brewer as the new Marketing& Public Relations Manager. Shewill be responsible for directing theVCB’s marketing efforts as the area’sdestination management organizationand for positioning the Beaufort areaas a premier leisure, event and groupmeeting destination.Christy comes to the bureau…

 

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News Brief: County preserves land near air station

Development rights and conservation easements on two pieces of land near the Marine CorpsAir Station Beaufort have been purchased in a partnership betweenthe U.S. Department of Defense and Beaufort County government.The two rural sites include a ten-acre parcel in the middle of the McLeod Farm and a .33 acre site at the intersection of Hwy 21 andDetour Road adjacent to McLeodFarm and the site of a planned public park. The total cost of both parcels is $50,000, with the county and the DOD each paying half. They are owned by Halbrook Sanders.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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City discusses future transportation

SCDOT Commission hears, sees historic Beaufort planning

 

 

 

 

 

 

Highway Commissioners meeting in Beaufort last week learned how city leaders are preparing forBeaufort’s fourth century — includingtransportation options beyond roadsand cars.“We’re going back to the original cityplanners,” Beaufort Mayor Pro TemDonnie Beer told the South CarolinaDepartment of Transportation Boardof Commissioners, meeting in BeaufortCity Hall. “Our plans are to redevelop and in fill our city … rather than buildingout, we are going to build in.”Beaufort City Council and theBeaufort Redevelopment Commissionare working with residents, propertyowners, developers and businesses toturn the city’s updated comprehensiveplan into reality.

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