Archive for April 5th, 2012

Beaufort Beauties: Drag show fundraiser was a smashing success

Beaufort Beauties: Drag show fundraiser was a smashing success

0 / April 5, 2012 1:05 am

By Lanier Laney The charity fundraiser “Beaufort Beauties” sold out at the Port Royal Performance Center (aka The Shed) with a great audience that was as entertaining as  the action on stage. The judges this year were Holly Jahn, Judge […]

Happy Easter: Celebrate with a weekend of events

Happy Easter: Celebrate with a weekend of events

0 / April 5, 2012 12:53 am

HUNTING ISLAND EGG HUNT: Hop over to Hunting Island State Park on Saturday, April 7 at 11 a.m. for an Easter Egg hunt. One hunt is for ages 6-12 and one for children 5 and under. There will also be […]

City of Beaufort to buy Commerce Park

0 / April 5, 2012 12:49 am

Seeking a brighter future for Beaufort’s children and for military families, the Beaufort City Council on Tuesday, April 3, approved the purchase of the 167-acre Beaufort Commerce Park for $1.85 million. Last week, the owners of the Commerce Park parcels […]

Hospital’s emergency department temporarily relocates entrance

0 / April 5, 2012 12:48 am

Following DHEC approval, Beaufort Memorial Hospital’s entire Emergency Department (ED) will begin moving Monday from its current location to a temporary location at the Cochrane Heart Center entrance to allow the renovation and expansion project to move forward.  The entire […]

Fourth Annual Pet & Kid Fair

Fourth Annual Pet & Kid Fair

0 / April 5, 2012 12:45 am

By Tess Malijenovsky Beaufort Dog at Habersham and The Green Room present the Fourth Annual Beaufort Pet & Kid Fair, a benefit for rescue animals. This event is not exclusive to your adorable, furry friends — bring the whole family […]

Stone cold delicious: Our local stone crabs

Stone cold delicious: Our local stone crabs

0 / April 5, 2012 12:43 am

By Jack Sparacino Hello seafood fans, and that’s practically everyone, isn’t it? The Florida stone crab, menippe mercenaria, is actually fairly plentiful in Lowcountry waters — welcome information for newcomers. For those who have been thinking about trying their hand […]

A Sharp legal mind: Judge Mary Sharp

A Sharp legal mind: Judge Mary Sharp

3 / April 5, 2012 12:41 am

By Lanier Laney If Beaufort had a upcountry “sister city,” it would be Aiken. The towns are similar in size and both have beautiful historic homes.  There are a surprisingly number of former Aiken residents in Beaufort,  Judge Mary Sharp […]

A wine that is cheap and goes with sheep

A wine that is cheap and goes with sheep

0 / April 5, 2012 12:39 am

By Terry Sweeney “Mary had a little lamb Its fleece was white as snow Till Mary baked it in pan And served it with Bordeaux!” If I were you, I wouldn’t share that little ditty with the kiddies this Easter. […]

Whale Branch students receive new band instruments

0 / April 5, 2012 12:38 am

By Tess Malijenovsky Concert band students at Whale Branch Middle School were surprised with brand new band instruments courtesy of Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation, which donates new and refurbished musical instruments to community and school music programs across the nation. […]

School Improvement Councils statewide recognize local work

0 / April 5, 2012 12:37 am

Beaufort County Board of Education Chairman Fred S. Washington Jr. has been honored with the 2012 SIC Advocate of the Year Award for his efforts on behalf of School Improvement Councils (SIC). In addition, the Port Royal Elementary School Improvement […]