Archive for May, 2012

Get ready to do the LoCo Motion

Get ready to do the LoCo Motion

0 / May 31, 2012 2:56 am

By Marie McAden Come on, join Beaufort Memorial Hospital this fall and do the LoCo Motion. The three-day, 30 mile walking and running event—set for Sept. 28-30 on Callawassie and Hilton Head Islands—is the signature fundraiser of Carolina Cups, a […]

Supporters of the arts get Pickled on the Porch

Supporters of the arts get Pickled on the Porch

0 / May 31, 2012 1:26 am

By Lanier Laney Bonnie Hargrove organized Pickled on the Porch, a recent fundraiser to benefit the USCB Center for the Performing Arts. The event took place on the porch of a beautiful home on the Point and included wonderful pickled […]

Pickin by the River

Pickin by the River

0 / May 31, 2012 1:15 am

On Saturday, June 2, from noon to 5 p.m., come play or listen to bluegrass, country and folk music in Waterfront Park downtown. There will be a stage show and open jams. All acoustic instruments please, no drums, no alcohol, […]

Artist Showcase 2012 a success

Artist Showcase 2012 a success

0 / May 31, 2012 1:09 am

By Lanier Laney The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce welcomed local and visiting exhibitors to the Artist Showcase 2012 last weekend at the Sea Island Best Western in downtown Beaufort. In its 10th year, the wonderful event is produced […]

Lowcountry Broil: Sounds like parking is still a hot button issue

0 / May 31, 2012 1:05 am

Orange parking tickets unfriendly for guests The city has listened and has tried hard and has made positive decisions on downtown parking.  But come on, this weekend is the Gullah Festival, May 26 and 27. People come from all over […]

Beaufort beauty vying for Miss South Carolina, passionate about organ donor awareness

Beaufort beauty vying for Miss South Carolina, passionate about organ donor awareness

0 / May 31, 2012 1:03 am

By Tess Malijenovsky Twenty-year old Samee Cannon of Beaufort won Miss Colleton County Rice Festival and is now in the running to become 2012 Miss South Carolina, a branch of the Miss America Pageant. Aside from holding the title of […]

New businesses launch

New businesses launch

0 / May 31, 2012 1:01 am

By Lanier Laney Congratulations to Beaufort’s own Rachel Loomis for the debut of her new Fabulous Girl Clothing Line at three special “trunk show” events this Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The clothes are mostly for young girls, mainly sizes 2-8. […]

Gullah Festival brings Waterfront Park to life

Gullah Festival brings Waterfront Park to life

0 / May 31, 2012 1:00 am

New principal named at Beaufort High School

0 / May 31, 2012 12:54 am

Corey Murphy, a high school principal in Chester County and a U.S. Army Reserve captain who recently returned home from a 15-month deployment to Afghanistan, will take over as the new principal of Beaufort High School on June 18. The […]

Stories from the Surf

0 / May 31, 2012 12:53 am

By Jack Sparacino My wife, Jane, sometimes tells people that I must have been born with a fishing rod in my hands.  Well, not quite, though I have been at it a long while and it is a passion. Some […]