Archive for May 24th, 2012

Memorial Day events

Memorial Day events

0 / May 24, 2012 1:40 pm

On Monday, May 28, there will be the annual Memorial Day Parade through downtown Beaufort, starting at 10 a.m. at the corner of Rogers and Boundary streets, looping along Bay Street and back. Then at noon on Saturday, the Beaufort […]

Making waves: Beaufort River Swim benefits Learn to Swim program at YMCA

Making waves: Beaufort River Swim benefits Learn to Swim program at YMCA

0 / May 24, 2012 8:47 am

Wardle Family YMCA’s 6th Annual River Swim will take place this Saturday, May 26. This event attracts swimmers from all over the Lowcountry from teens to seasoned adults in their 70’s, including Pete Palmer, an avid swimmer and a member […]

A photo for the future: Student wins state award

A photo for the future: Student wins state award

0 / May 24, 2012 8:45 am

By Tess Malijenovsky Mattie Jo Thomas, a Lady’s Island Middle School eighth-grader, won top honors in a statewide competition for her black-and-white photograph, the South Carolina Education Oversight Committee announced this week. The statewide contest highlighted the committee’s 2020 Vision […]

Beaufort to install mooring field in harbor, upgrade marina docks

0 / May 24, 2012 8:40 am

An improved mooring area in the Beaufort River and upgraded electrical connections will make Beaufort more appealing to visiting boaters through a $100,000 federal grant received by the City of Beaufort and the Downtown Beaufort Marina. “For boaters who travel […]

DNR to hold courtesy boat inspections

0 / May 24, 2012 8:39 am

In an effort to keep state waterways safe during the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division will again be conducting courtesy safety inspections at some public boat landings. The Memorial Day holiday […]

Magic in your pocket (and other lessons from Boston)

0 / May 24, 2012 8:39 am

By Jack Sparacino Our son Jack recently flew down from Boston for a weeklong visit.  He’s very grown up now at 26, with a fascinating job in a terrific city.  When he was a little fellow, it was always fun […]

From Jonah to Judas, Part V

0 / May 24, 2012 8:38 am

By Danette Vernon Khalil Gibran, a poet who lived more than 100 years ago, once beautifully wrote, “Only when you drink from the river of silence shall you indeed sing.” We rush through our days. We take files home from […]

To love and let love, starting with yourself

0 / May 24, 2012 8:36 am

By Takiya Smith For the past few years I have embarked on an amazing journey of love. Loving myself, loving others and, in turn, learning to let others love me. Loving oneself might not necessarily sound impossible, just as much […]

Locals train for marathon, raise money for cancer research

0 / May 24, 2012 8:36 am

Over the past several years local residents have raised over $50,000 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) by training for marathons, half marathons and triathlons.  Now they are preparing to do it again!  The program, Team in Training (TNT), […]

The Indie Film Corner: ‘Joffery: Mavericks of American Dance’

0 / May 24, 2012 8:35 am

“JOFFREY: Mavericks of American Dance” from The Documentary Series presented by Emerging Pictures in HD at USCB Center For the Arts on Tuesday, May 29 at 7 p.m. Synopsis: This film documents how The Joffrey Ballet revolutionized American ballet and […]