Archive for September 29th, 2011

A Day in the Life of a shrimp boat captain

A Day in the Life of a shrimp boat captain

0 / September 29, 2011 1:32 pm

By Tess Malijenovsky It’s 3:30 am, and the alarm clock is going off. He reaches over to it, eyes still closed and tired. It’s time to get back out there for another catch. First he’s got to pick up his […]

Vaden buys old O.C. Welch building

Vaden buys old O.C. Welch building

0 / September 29, 2011 1:28 pm

By Tess Malijenovsky After several years of vacancy, the O.C. Welch building was finally purchased last Friday, Sept. 23, by Vaden of Beaufort, the Buick, GMC and Chevrolet dealership currently located at 2811 Boundary St. Since Vaden came to Beaufort […]

Beaufort’s ‘quiet’ charity rings up big sales

Beaufort’s ‘quiet’ charity rings up big sales

0 / September 29, 2011 1:26 pm

By Lanier Laney In the tradition of the libraries they work for, Beaufort’s Friends of the Library’s Annual Fall Book Sale is one of the “quietest” charity fundraising events in Beaufort’s Social Calendar. But quiet work brings in big returns […]

Noel Garrett describes the vision and drive behind Lowcountry Produce Market & Cafe

Noel Garrett describes the vision and drive behind Lowcountry Produce Market & Cafe

1 / September 29, 2011 1:24 pm

By Lanier Laney Like everyone else in town, here at The Island News we have been fascinated by what’s happening at the Old City Hall building at 302 Carteret St. (across from Wren and City Loft Hotel). It will be […]

The newspaper myth

0 / September 29, 2011 1:22 pm

By William E.N. Hawkins National newspaper week, October 2-8, is a time to celebrate the unique role newspapers play in our society and dispel the myth that they are going away. It may be difficult for some to see through […]

Department of Disabilities and Special Needs anticipates move

0 / September 29, 2011 1:21 pm

By Pamela Brownstein In 2005, when the Beaufort County Department of Disabilities and Special Needs first realized it was outgrowing its current facilities, many staff members looked forward to the day they could have a building that would best serve […]

Weekend Crime Report

0 / September 29, 2011 1:20 pm

THE THREE PHASES OF A B&E: On Friday, September 23, officers responded to a fight at a motel room around 11:30 p.m. A witness reported seeing a woman chase a man with a crutch who was chasing another man whilst […]

News Briefs

0 / September 29, 2011 1:19 pm

Early morning stabbing at Waffle House Sunday, September 25, around 2:35 a.m., police officers responded to a call regarding a fight in the parking lot of the Waffle House at 2344 Boundary St. When police arrived, they found a 31-year-old […]

A more environmentally, culturally and fiscally sustainable hometown

0 / September 29, 2011 1:19 pm

By Mayor Billy Keyserling Once the city made changes to provide a higher level of services at less cost, we began investing time and money in ensuring a more environmentally, culturally and fiscally sustainable Beaufort which we mandated through our […]

House fire displaces family

0 / September 29, 2011 1:18 pm

Just after midnight on Monday, Sept. 26, morning, the Lady’s Island-St. Helena Fire District was dispatched to the report of a structure fire in the Seaside Road area of Sea Island Parkway. Once there, first in units were met by […]