Archive for March 29th, 2012

HBF bestows awards at its annual meeting

HBF bestows awards at its annual meeting

0 / March 29, 2012 1:01 am

By Lanier Laney The annual meeting of the members of Historic Beaufort Foundation was held Monday, March 19. The featured speaker was Nancy Tinker of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  HBF gives their highest Preservation Honor Award every year […]

Behind the lens: Spring photo club winners

Behind the lens: Spring photo club winners

0 / March 29, 2012 12:46 am

The Photography Club of Beaufort’s semi-annual print competition was held Monday, March 19.  Three local artists served as judges for the club:  JW Rone, director of ARTWorks; Stuart Lathrop, IT director and visual artist; and Bob Sofaly, photojournalist. They studied […]

Two Beaufort County schools win Palmetto’s Finest award

0 / March 29, 2012 12:42 am

Hundreds of Beaufort County school supporters clapped and cheered in Columbia’s Koger Center for the Performing Arts last Tuesday as Beaufort Middle School and Hilton Head High School were announced as winners of 2012 Palmetto’s Finest Schools Awards. With the […]

Best drag race in the Lowcountry returns this weekend

Best drag race in the Lowcountry returns this weekend

0 / March 29, 2012 12:40 am

Beaufort Beauties is back this Saturday, March 31, at 7:30 p.m. at The Shed in Port Royal, 809 Parris Ave. Prominent local businessmen put their best “high heel” forward by dressing as women and competing in a hilarious beauty pageant […]

Jury is out in the case of the courthouse

0 / March 29, 2012 12:39 am

By Chris Damgen No one I know has ever called Beaufort architecture boring or mundane. However, it can certainly be understood that visitors to our area often get overwhelmed with the T-floor plans, the two-story piazzas, and the differences between […]

Reproductive rights take center stage at Statehouse

0 / March 29, 2012 12:38 am

Reproductive health advocates from across South Carolina echoed many of the same messages being heard at the national level when they hosted their annual legislative action day on Wednesday, March 28. The 10,000 member grassroots coalition Tell Them presented a […]

Beaufort takes first steps to buy Commerce Park

0 / March 29, 2012 12:37 am

In what Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling called “a bold decision, a historic decision, an important decision,” the Beaufort City Council Tuesday night unanimously put the gears in motion to annex, buy and rezone a 167-acre Commerce Park near the Marine […]

Lowcountry Broil

0 / March 29, 2012 12:36 am

Proposal for Whitehall property Last May I sent this proposal to the Beaufort County Open Land Trust  … that the Whitehall property would make an incredible natural park, with its view of Beaufort over the water. And it should be […]

Adage Re-visitation Team launched

0 / March 29, 2012 12:35 am

By Jack Sparacino Well finally, some good news from the rough and tumble language front: the Adage Re-visitation Team was successfully launched last month.  Seven members, plus four backup players, ready to look before they leap into action at a […]

For all the ladies in the house …

0 / March 29, 2012 12:34 am

By Pamela Brownstein I thought it appropriate that March 12 marked the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts during Women’s History Month. I was a Girl Scout for many years (well, technically, I was a Brownie and then graduated to […]