Archive for June 16th, 2011

RBC Becomes Title Sponsor of PGA TOUR’s The Heritage

RBC Becomes Title Sponsor of PGA TOUR’s The Heritage

0 / June 16, 2011 6:53 pm

Boeing to serve as local presenting sponsor; 5-year deals carry RBC Heritage through 2016   Gov. Nikki Haley, the PGA TOUR, Heritage Classic Foundation and RBC announced today that RBC has signed a five-year agreement to become the new title […]

Happy Father’s Day

0 / June 16, 2011 3:38 pm

By Wendy Nilsen Pollitzer   This Father’s Day, The Island News would like to recognize a man who represents the qualities of a first-class dad and one local author (also a dad) who has penned an essay on Fatherhood. And […]

Curtain rises on New Plays Festival of the Lowcountry

Curtain rises on New Plays Festival of the Lowcountry

0 / June 16, 2011 3:32 pm

  The inaugural International New Plays Festival of the Lowcountry will bring three evenings of original plays to the stage at USCB’s Center for the Arts in Beaufort. The festival is scheduled Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18 at […]

The Lunch Bunch fills up on comfort food at the new Q on Bay

0 / June 16, 2011 3:31 pm

By Wendy Nilsen Pollitzer     The Lunch Bunch had the pleasure of dining at Q on Bay, located at 822 Bay Street at the former site of Kathleen’s Restaurant. Owned by Jason Bailey and Chris Johnson, Q on Bay […]

A Garden a Day keeps the doldrums away

0 / June 16, 2011 3:20 pm

The doyenne of garden clubs in Beaufort, The Beaufort Garden Club, celebrated National Garden Week with their 17th Annual Garden a Day event.  The club, in its 76th year, has 29 members, two of whom have been in the club […]

New Farmer’s Market at Historic Pick Pocket Plantation

New Farmer’s Market at Historic Pick Pocket Plantation

0 / June 16, 2011 2:37 pm

By Wendy Nilsen Pollitzer When John Keith bought Pick Pocket Plantation in 2005, the farmhouse was collapsing. There were actually five holes from ceiling to floor throughout the structure. And the property was overgrown, but Keith was determined to bring […]

The Vaden Extra Mile Award

The Vaden Extra Mile Award

0 / June 16, 2011 2:29 pm

This week’s Vaden Extra Mile Award goes to the Police Department’s Movie Club.  Beaufort police officers and many volunteers take 200 local children to the movies at The Plaza every Saturday.  After the movie each week, different organizations do safety […]

Chess champ takes on 15 players at once

0 / June 16, 2011 2:27 pm

The State Elementary Chess Champion Chris Hoogenboom, 11 of Beaufort, will play 15 student chess players at once at the Bluffton Library June 23rd at 4:15. Gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded. ChesSmart’s Michael Kruse will instruct players […]

Motorcycle ride benefits wounded soldiers

0 / June 16, 2011 2:23 pm

The Forgotten Sons Motorcycle Club is hosting the fourth Annual Wounded Warrior Run on Saturday, June 18. Proceeds will benefit America’s wounded soldiers and the Lieutenant Dan Weekend. Participants can register on-line at www.ldw2.com by clicking on the LDW2 Poker […]

Short Story America launches in Beaufort

Short Story America launches in Beaufort

0 / June 16, 2011 2:22 pm

    Beaufort-based Short Story America’s first anthology is coming out in a beautiful first edition on June 24th. The book features 56 great short stories by today’s authors, including four stories by the series’ editor, Beaufort writer T.D. (Tim) […]