Beaufort News

Downtown streetlight upgrades slowed

0 / March 20, 2014 9:54 am

As of March 14, the removal of old streetlights in downtown Beaufort has been slowed by recent rains and unmarked underground utilities, including high voltage lines and undocumented stormwater drains. Some parking spaces on the river side of Bay Street […]

News briefs

0 / March 20, 2014 9:53 am

Beaufort County holds April Air Day events  In April, Beaufort County will be hosting two unique events to raise awareness of aviation in our community and its critical role in local businesses and economic development. Saturday, April 5, 2014 from […]

Shelter receives 4,000 pounds of food

Shelter receives 4,000 pounds of food

0 / March 13, 2014 9:06 am

Tuesday, March 4, the Beaufort County Animal Shelter received 4,000 pounds of cat and dog food after winning a competition on Facebook. “We are very grateful for this amount of food, but we also know how much other shelters need […]

County animal shelter makes a difference in 2013

0 / March 13, 2014 8:51 am

In 2013, the Beaufort County Animal Shelter took in more than 4,500 animals, but with the help of staff, social media and the Tabby House, more animals were adopted and returned to owners compared to 2012. Last year, there were […]

News briefs

0 / March 13, 2014 8:33 am

Shooting victim arrested on multiple charges The 26-year-old Beaufort man injured in last Friday night’s shooting incident at a Detour Rd home has been arrested on multiple drug and weapon charges. Marvin Huggins was arrested March 11 upon his release […]

YMCA welcomes new board members

YMCA welcomes new board members

0 / March 5, 2014 8:35 pm

The Beaufort County YMCA held its annual meeting on Tuesday, February 25. Catered by The Kitchen, the event welcomed YMCA members, employees, board members and volunteers. The 2013 year-end reports were presented, citing a year of significant growth and expansion […]

News briefs

0 / March 5, 2014 7:58 pm

Hours extended at county library branches  Beginning Monday, March 3, the hours of operation at the Beaufort, Bluffton and Hilton Head branch libraries were extended to 50 hours a week. “In June of 2011 we had to cut hours at […]

News Briefs

0 / February 27, 2014 9:30 am

Rezoning marina parking lot on hold  The Beaufort City Council will hold off considering the rezoning of the Downtown Marina parking lot. The city council will announce, in a public meeting, the date and time for discussion about the proposed […]

Beaufort to install new streetlamps

0 / February 27, 2014 9:08 am

New streetlights in downtown Beaufort will be installed over the next 90 days, with construction expected to start next week, Beaufort leaders said. “Our goal is to install the new street lamps with as little disruption as possible to our […]

Community Development Code nears completion, maps available

0 / February 19, 2014 8:23 pm

Beaufort County is close to finalizing its long-awaited Community Development Code, which will replace its current Zoning and Development Standards Ordinance. The Joint Review Committee, made up of members of the Planning Commission and County Council, has been meeting for […]