Archive for August 9th, 2012

Confessions of a coffee snob

0 / August 9, 2012 9:14 am

By Pamela Brownstein I didn’t always love coffee, but it slowly crept its way into my life, one bitter cup at a time, and now I can’t imagine going without it. Actually, I can, because I tried not to drink […]

All-you-can-eat night at The Chocolate Tree will create Confection Fantasy

All-you-can-eat night at The Chocolate Tree will create Confection Fantasy

0 / August 9, 2012 9:13 am

By Tess Malijenovsky A love for chocolate is a lasting desire. Just take a look at Beaufort’s local chocolatier, The Chocolate Tree, which has been in business for 32 years. The specialty chocolate shop will be busy once again preparing […]

Remembering the remarkable life of Roger Steele

Remembering the remarkable life of Roger Steele

1 / August 9, 2012 9:11 am

By Scott Graber My friend, Roger Steele, died on Saturday, August 4. Death came suddenly as he was getting ready for bed. He was with his wife, Cheryl. Who was Roger Steele? Roger Steele came to Beaufort in 1974, freshly […]

Give blood, win car

Give blood, win car

0 / August 9, 2012 9:09 am

The Blood Alliance together with Lucas Honda and HondasForLess.Net announced that Martha “Sam” Cowan of Beaufort was the randomly drawn winner of a 2012 Honda Civic LX. “We had more than 80,000 donors participate in the Honda car promotion that […]

TCL to create agriscience biotechnology program

0 / August 9, 2012 9:08 am

Thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation, the Technical College of the Lowcountry will begin offering courses in the rapidly advancing field of agriscience — a field of study that combines science and agriculture to enhance the production […]

Athletes, volunteers help clean Beaufort High stadium

Athletes, volunteers help clean Beaufort High stadium

0 / August 9, 2012 9:06 am

Beaufort High School’s recently re-sodded stadium complex will get a pre-game clean-up this month as local boosters and athletes join hands to prep the campus for fall sports. On Saturday, Aug. 11, parents, business community volunteers and student athletes will […]

Local ingredients and amazing dishes make for a sweet experience at Sweetgrass Restaurant

Local ingredients and amazing dishes make for a sweet experience at Sweetgrass Restaurant

1 / August 9, 2012 9:05 am

By Pamela Brownstein The Lunch Bunch shed its daytime appetite and gathered after dark on Dataw Island to taste the culinary divinity that is served nightly at Sweetgrass Restaurant and Bar. The views of the boats and the water, the […]

Poor Pinot Noir, Good Pinot Noir

0 / August 9, 2012 9:00 am

By Celia Strong Hello, again. Another new wine coming at us, again. And, actually, from a grape variety that we don’t look at all that often — Pinot Noir. This is a red variety whose name refers to the dark […]

Wente went for the gold!

Wente went for the gold!

1 / August 9, 2012 8:59 am

By Terry Sweeney Earlier this year, at the San Francisco Chronicle’s 2012 Wine Competition, American wines competed for bronze, silver and gold medals. More than 300 wineries sent their best to this: the largest competition of American Wines in the […]

10 Healing Herbs for hounds and humans: #6: Lemon Balm — it’s the balm!

1 / August 9, 2012 8:57 am

By Tracie Korol The clammy paralysis of anxiety has become almost routine for so many people that it is has become the new normal. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, anxiety disorders affect 18% of the adult population […]