Archive for May 19th, 2011

COMMUNITY MEMBER CHOSEN AS RECIPIENT OF CHAMPIONS FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION AWARD

0 / May 19, 2011 5:11 am

Community member, Ed Gillies has been named the recipient of the Champions for Public Education Award.  Ed Gillies serves on the Capital Improvements Advisory Committee as chairman for the Beaufort County School District.

LADY’S ISLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHERS CAN ANSWER THE QUESTION

0 / May 19, 2011 5:10 am

Almost on a daily basis students invariably ask “Why do I have to learn this stuff?”  The question is not new.  It has been queried by pupils for years in classrooms everywhere.  The answer is not always easily explained unless […]

Riverview Student chosen as reader of the Month

Riverview Student chosen as reader of the Month

0 / May 19, 2011 5:09 am

Lydia Klepper, a kindergartener at Riverview Charter School in Beaufort, has been chosen as May’s Reader of the Month by The Storybook Shoppe, a charming and unique children’s bookstore in old town Bluffton.

Trinity Classical Academy participates in Science Fair

Trinity Classical Academy participates in Science Fair

0 / May 19, 2011 5:08 am

  The middle/high school students at Trinity Classical Academy recently participated in a science fair.  Students entered projects like, “A shelf life of a McDonalds burger” and “Rocketology.”

Change of Command

0 / May 19, 2011 5:06 am

  Station Sgt. Maj. William Burton, left, receives the Marine Corps Air Station colors from incoming commanding officer, Col. Brian C. Murtha during the Change of Command ceremony Friday afternoon at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. Col. Murtha assumed command […]

Zoning Changes

0 / May 19, 2011 5:04 am

DATAW ISLAND COMMUNITY TO EXPAND   In 1983, when Alcoa decided to develop Dataw Island and the nearby 32 acre Oak Island, they requested permission from Beaufort County to build 1,143 single family units and 403 multi-family units on its […]

Recruitment center launches website to streamline job search for educators

0 / May 19, 2011 5:03 am

For 25 years the Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement (CERRA) has led South Carolina’s teacher recruitment efforts, and last week as part of its Teacher Appreciation Week festivities, the Center officially unveiled TEACHSC.org, a new website designed to […]

Non-Profit Group, ABLE, Raises Funds for DSN Courtyard Garden

0 / May 19, 2011 5:02 am

ABLE, the Lowcountry Disabilities Foundation, Inc., is sponsoring development of a courtyard garden for the new Beaufort County Disabilities and Special Needs Building which will open in Burton this summer.

COUNTY, MCAS PREVENT COSTLY DEVELOPMENT PROTECT ENVIRONMENT & VALUABLE ECONOMIC ENGINE

0 / May 19, 2011 5:01 am

Beaufort County Council has approved the preservation of Coosaw Plantation in northern Beaufort County at the lowest price per acre in the history of the County’s Rural and Critical Land Preservation Program through the purchase of development rights and a […]

County Firefighters Urge Water Safety this Summer Season

0 / May 19, 2011 5:00 am

Provoked by the tragic losses they faced in Beaufort County waters last summer, Beaufort County Fire Chiefs are urging citizens to take extra precautions this year when around waterways.