Archive for November 24th, 2011

Holiday Traditions of the Lowcountry: Women put Nativity scenes on display

Holiday Traditions of the Lowcountry: Women put Nativity scenes on display

0 / November 24, 2011 12:42 pm

By Pamela Brownstein When Charlotte Boe got her first Nativity scene years ago, she had no idea it would lead to her current collection of more than 40 scenes. A member of the ladies circle at First Presbyterian Church, Charlotte […]

Weekend Crime Reports

0 / November 24, 2011 12:36 pm

FAKER MONEY MAKER: A male subject was caught trying to use two fake $50 bills at Wings-n-Things last Saturday. The faker gave the officer a false name along with an the additional $250 worth of counterfeit bills in his possession. […]

Make it a fire-friendly turkey day

Make it a fire-friendly turkey day

0 / November 24, 2011 12:33 pm

By Tess Malijenovsky A live fire demonstration took place at the Burton Fire Department on Monday, November 21, to illustrate the proper way to handle a stove fire on Thanksgiving. “Cooking fires are the leading cause of fires nationally, statewide […]

Firefighters educate about prevention

Firefighters educate about prevention

0 / November 24, 2011 12:30 pm

In the Marine Corps, every Marine is a rifleman. The Beaufort-Port Royal Fire Department mirrors that tradition by preparing every firefighter to teach fire prevention. “All of our firefighters are prepared and involved in prevention through education,” Beaufort Fire Chief […]

Senior Leadership Program

0 / November 24, 2011 12:29 pm

A new group is forming now for the January 2012 Program conducted by Clemson University’s Beaufort Extension office. Space is limited to 35 participants. The one day per week, 13 week, Senior Leadership Program includes presentations about Beaufort County and […]

Black Chamber of Commerce receives grant from USDA

0 / November 24, 2011 12:28 pm

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Department has approved the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce (BCBCC) as a micro-lender. It’s the only chamber in the country to receive this designation. The BCBCC was awarded $335,000 in loan funds […]

BJWSA to conduct water treatment maintenance

0 / November 24, 2011 12:27 pm

Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority (BJWSA) will temporarily change the method of disinfecting the drinking water for its customers next month. The change is part of the routine maintenance program for the water distribution system. All of BJWSA’s retail and […]

Beauty inside and out: The Master Cleanse Detox

0 / November 24, 2011 12:27 pm

By Takiya Smith Last week we discussed the subject of an internal beauty regimen, the body cleansing detox. I shared a few key tips on the purpose of a detox, what it can accomplish and even made mention of one […]

Perfect Pitch product

0 / November 24, 2011 12:26 pm

What’s the NEXT big idea that could spur economic growth?  The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce wanted to know so they sponsored a state contest called “Perfect Pitch” to give budding entrepreneurs an opportunity to pitch their business ideas. The […]

Nurse honored with DAISY Award

Nurse honored with DAISY Award

0 / November 24, 2011 12:25 pm

They’re the unsung heroes of the medical profession. Caring, compassionate and always on call, nurses are central to the patient experience, but seldom get credit for their steadfast service. The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses was established in 1999 to […]