Archive for May 12th, 2011

Jackpot: The True Story Former reporter hits big with a topic the Lowcountry has been waiting for

Jackpot: The True Story Former reporter hits big with a topic the Lowcountry has been waiting for

4 / May 12, 2011 2:09 am

By Wendy Nilsen Pollitzer Author Jason Ryan recently released “Jackpot: High Times, High Seas, and the Sting That Launched the War on Drugs,” a researched account of Operation Jackpot and a book the Lowcountry has been anticipating for quite some […]

Old Commons Neighborhood Association:  a common vision for an uncommon neighborhood

Old Commons Neighborhood Association: a common vision for an uncommon neighborhood

0 / May 12, 2011 2:05 am

The sounds of dance music and the aroma of frying fish will pervade the Old Commons Neighborhood Saturday, May 21, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., when The Foundation Band plays three-hours of blues, R&B, oldies and pop hits outdoors in […]

BowWOW! Facts, observations and musings about Our Best Friends

0 / May 12, 2011 2:03 am

What is a Walk? By Tracie Korol Imagine yourself strolling along the Waterfront, your Best Friend stepping smartly alongside you on a relaxed leash.  He sits politely and waits, sniffing into the breeze, while you chat with friends you meet […]

Keep Happy Hour Happy!

0 / May 12, 2011 2:01 am

By Terry Sweeney RING!!! RING!!! RING!!! “Darn it. I forgot to turn off the cell phone!” !!! RING! RING! ! !!! “How many times is it gonna ring?! Don’t they know it’s 5 o’clock in Beaufort?!” !!!! RING! RING! !!! […]

What 2 Do

0 / May 12, 2011 1:58 am

BEAUFORT REGIONAL CHAMBER ANNOUNCES UPCOMING BUSINESS AFTER HOURS   Atlantic Marine Corps Communities at Tri-Command will host the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Business After Hours on Thursday, May 12 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.  Atlantic Marine Corps Communities […]

Vol. 7 School Board District 7 News

0 / May 12, 2011 1:57 am

By Bill Evans   The temperatures are warming, the sand gnats are out and we are in the middle of lots of testing at the schools; it must be Spring in the Lowcountry! I had the occasion to see Wendy […]

Thank You from Beaufort Kiwanis

0 / May 12, 2011 1:56 am

Close to forty boys and girls, ages 7 to 14, participated in a local Pitch, Hit and Run Competition last weekend at Burton Wells ballpark sponsored by Aquafina and Major League Baseball.  Free to all competitors, this event, hosted by […]

LADY’S ISLAND MIDDLE; THE RIGHT SCHOOL FOR MY CHILD

0 / May 12, 2011 1:55 am

By Laura Eggers, LIIS/LIMS SIC Chair   As this school year is drawing to an end many parents are faced with the decision as to where their child can obtain the best education during the upcoming school year.  It is […]

IMPORTANT SCHOOL FACTS

0 / May 12, 2011 1:54 am

  By Jim Bequette, 521-0931   FACT ONE: Beaufort County School District (BCSD) HAS THE LOWEST MILLAGE RATE IN SOUTH CAROLINA AT 116.59 MILLS.  COMPARE THIS TO RICHLAND COUNTY SCHOOLS (COLUMBIA) WHERE THE MILLAGE IS 284.4—MORE THAN TWICE AS HIGH.

WHAT IS NEXT FOR LADY’S ISLAND?

1 / May 12, 2011 1:53 am

By Jim Hicks, Lady’s Island Planning Commission Representative   The City of Beaufort, as part of its program to transition to a form based code, has recently conducted a series of public meetings or charrettes, during which planners met with […]