Archive for February 2nd, 2012

New Traffic Light on Ribaut Rd

New Traffic Light on Ribaut Rd

0 / February 2, 2012 9:25 pm

By Bob Sofaly Al Amely of the City of Beaufort hangs a new, easier to read traffic light at Ribaut and Waddell roads Thursday. A Beaufort County crew origanly started the project until their truck broke down and, in the […]

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Armed Robbery

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Armed Robbery

0 / February 2, 2012 3:38 pm

ST. HELENA ISLAND, SC (February 2, 2012/1:30 PM) – The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is investigating yesterday evening’s armed robbery of a St. Helena convenience store. Just after 5:30 pm, Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Express Lane #5 (1702 Sea […]

Arts fun-raiser channels spirit of Mardi Gras

Arts fun-raiser channels spirit of Mardi Gras

0 / February 2, 2012 5:28 am

By Lanier Laney In support of ARTworks, Beaufort’s community arts center, Mardi Gras is the grand annual fundraiser that uses the strength of a squeezebox and the zing of the washboard to get supporters of the arts moving and grooving. […]

A party in honor of Valentine Ball dinner hosts

0 / February 2, 2012 5:27 am

By Lanier Laney Every year, the Beaufort Memorial Hospital Foundation does a wonderful thing. They give a terrific party in honor of all the kind hearted hosts of the upcoming dinner parties held before the Valentine Ball.  This year was […]

Celebration of Love

Celebration of Love

0 / February 2, 2012 5:26 am

Valentine’s Day is coming and love is in bloom at the Red Piano Too Art Gallery. The gallery is gearing up for the annual Valentine’s weekend show to open on Saturday, February 11. A collection of works by gallery artists […]

Beaufort, Port Royal earn combined and upgraded fire rating

0 / February 2, 2012 5:24 am

With the possibility of lower fire insurance premiums for commercial properties that could boost economic development, including the Port of Port Royal property, both Beaufort and Port Royal will share a Class 2 ISO fire rating effective May 1. Working […]

Focusing on the good things taking place in Beaufort County schools

0 / February 2, 2012 5:23 am

By Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling My personal success beating dyslexia (before it was even recognized as a reading disorder) to become a college and graduate school honor student, and my two-year consulting on parent engagement in schools in Vermont, Delaware […]

News Briefs

0 / February 2, 2012 5:22 am

Change in filing deadline for state income tax returns The South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) will honor the April 17th individual income tax filing deadline set by the Internal Revenue Service. Since April 15 falls on a Sunday, and […]

BJWSA to remove swing bridge over Whale Branch

0 / February 2, 2012 5:22 am

Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority (BJWSA) is removing the railroad swing bridge over the Whale Branch River in Northern Beaufort County. Removal of the swing bridge is part of BJWSA’s railroad removal project. Demolition work is slated to begin the […]

Scott named to BJWSA board of directors

0 / February 2, 2012 5:21 am

James Scott of Hardeeville has been appointed to the Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority’s (BJWSA) Board of Directors. Mr. Scott was appointed by Governor Nikki Haley with special consideration by the legislative delegation. His term runs through 2017, at which […]