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0 / April 17, 2014 9:11 am

Tax board finishes backlog of appeals

0 / April 17, 2014 9:04 am

In October of 2013, a newly formed Beaufort County Tax Equalization Board of 15 citizens from across the county attended their first meeting facing a backlog of approximately 203 appeals from property owners. Six months later that backlog has been […]

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0 / April 17, 2014 9:04 am

Capital Project Sales Tax Commission meets  In February, Beaufort County Council voted unanimously to form a Capital Project Sales Tax Commission. The six-member commission, along with Beaufort County residents’ input, will compile a list of Capital Improvement Projects that need […]

News brief: Sheriff’s Office investigating armed robbery in Burton

0 / April 10, 2014 8:18 am

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery that occurred last Friday, April 4 evening. Just after 6:30 p.m., deputies met with a 20-year-old male victim who advised that he’d been robbed at gunpoint by a group of […]

Crews to install new mooring field

0 / April 2, 2014 10:55 pm

Located in the Beaufort River, the field could open for boaters by end of April Beaufort’s new mooring field could be open later this month as crews from American Underwater Contractors were starting to install the first anchors this week […]

Three fires in three days keep firefighters busy

0 / April 2, 2014 10:54 pm

Three fires in three days kept Beaufort-Port Royal firefighters busy last week, but prompt actions helped minimize damage and avoid injuries to residents or responders, fire officials said today. “Damage was minimized because of early notification, quick fire department response […]

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0 / April 2, 2014 10:53 pm

Hospital CFO Jeff White to talk to LIBPA  Mr. Jeff White, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the Beaufort Memorial Hospital, will be the guest speaker for the Tuesday, April 8 meeting of the Lady’s Island Business and […]

Beaufort hosts presentation on open meetings, FOIA laws

0 / March 30, 2014 2:12 pm

Members of Beaufort’s various boards, committees and commissions learned the ins and outs of South Carolina’s open meetings law and the Freedom of Information Act during a presentation last Wednesday, March 19 at City Hall. Bill Taylor, field services manager […]

Firefighters contain blaze on St. Helena

0 / March 27, 2014 9:31 am

The Lady’s Island-St. Helena Fire District was called to the report of a residential fire in the Warsaw Island Road neighborhood of St. Helena Island on Sunday, March 23 just after 11:30 p.m. First arriving fire personnel found a large […]

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0 / March 27, 2014 9:30 am

Suspect arrested after shooting at club The 18-year-old St. Helena Island man wanted in connection with a recent shooting incident at a Beaufort club has been arrested. Jaquan Lamont Chaplin, wanted on one count of second degree Assault & Battery […]