Archive for December 28th, 2011

Fire leaves family homeless

Fire leaves family homeless

0 / December 28, 2011 6:32 pm

By Tess Malijenovsky Last week a mobile home went up in flames when a Pop-Tart started shooting flames from a toaster. The wife was just returning from the hospital for the holidays, said Fire Fighter Dan Byrne. The Burton firefighters […]

The Island News asked: What are your resolutions?

0 / December 28, 2011 6:31 pm

Rarely do I ever make resolutions for the New Year because I take such things very seriously.  The last one was two years ago when I resolved to stop smoking — cold turkey — and did.  As you can see […]

Celebrate the new year at Founders’ Night II

Celebrate the new year at Founders’ Night II

0 / December 28, 2011 6:28 pm

By Tess Malijenovsky It’s been a long year celebrating Beaufort’s 300th birthday, but now it’s time to wrap up the year with a bang. That’s why the city is kicking off Beaufort’s fourth century with a free, family-oriented New Year […]

Start a more organized life in 2012

0 / December 28, 2011 6:26 pm

By Roxanne Cheney For many, the New Year is a time to reflect on the changes we want or need to make.  And every year, many of us end up making the same resolutions.  One that shows up on just […]

Take the Pelican Plunge

0 / December 28, 2011 6:25 pm

By Pamela Brownstein The tradition of starting the new year by braving the cold Atlantic Ocean continues on Hunting Island State Park during the 4th Annual Pelican Plunge on Sunday, January 1, 2012. Registration starts at noon at the North […]

Holiday Closings

0 / December 28, 2011 6:21 pm

Administration, Libraries, PALS, and Courthouse: All Beaufort County administrative offices, libraries, Parks and Leisure Services and the County courthouse will be closed Monday, January 2 for the New Year’s holiday and will reopen for business Tuesday, January 3 at 8 […]

Generations: The work of James Denmark & Dimitri Denmark

Generations: The work of James Denmark & Dimitri Denmark

1 / December 28, 2011 6:20 pm

Start 2012 with a generational look at beauty: James Denmark, the renowned artist and collagist (including a spot in the Absolut collection in Stockholm) and his grandson Dimitri, based in Florida, join forces to fill the spacious gallery at ARTworks […]

Author to sign copies  of book ‘The Boy Project’

Author to sign copies of book ‘The Boy Project’

0 / December 28, 2011 6:19 pm

A book signing for “The Boy Project: Notes and Observations of Kara McAllister” by Beaufort author Kami Kinard will be held Tuesday, January 10, 2012. The book, published by Scholastic, is a social science experiment for anyone who’s ever felt […]

‘Pencils, Words & Kids’ is new creative app

0 / December 28, 2011 6:18 pm

The ‘Pencils Words & Kids’ app is a how-to guide for kids and their mentors to get the words flowing. Learning to write is like weight lifting, every repetition makes you stronger. This app, for iPhones and iPads, is not […]

A look at the upcoming legislative agenda with Rep. Shannon Erickson

0 / December 28, 2011 6:17 pm

By Shannon Erickson, R-Beaufort ‘Tis the season and I will soon return to Columbia for my fifth year as your South Carolina House District 124 Representative.  I want to humbly thank you for the honor of serving you and let […]