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Second Helpings: This hard-working local nonprofit distributes food and assists those unable to put food on the table across Beaufort County

Second Helpings: This hard-working local nonprofit distributes food and assists those unable to put food on the table across Beaufort County

0 / April 17, 2014 10:02 am

Since 1992, Second Helpings — a nonprofit charitable food distribution project — has been committed to fighting hunger in Beaufort County. The recognizable trucks are on the roads seven days a week, rescuing food that would have been discarded from […]

With a focus on spending time together and having fun, Bunny and Dennis Mindermann represent Beaufort’s Modern Family

With a focus on spending time together and having fun, Bunny and Dennis Mindermann represent Beaufort’s Modern Family

1 / April 10, 2014 9:13 am

By Pamela Brownstein Last Friday, adults, teenagers and young children gathered at the Mindermann house to celebrate Bunny Mindermann’s birthday. They all enjoyed grilled steaks, roasted vegetables and Bunny’s favorite salad that features hearts of palm and artichoke hearts. But […]

Meet the McCaffrees

Meet the McCaffrees

0 / April 2, 2014 11:02 pm

By Lanier Laney If you haven’t met Brian and Melanie McCaffree yet, then you absolutely must. They win my vote as one of Beaufort’s 2014 most captivatingly fun young couples. Kentucky native Melanie grew up on a horse farm outside […]

Her heart belongs to Tabby

Her heart belongs to Tabby

2 / March 30, 2014 2:10 pm

Jessica Weiss has devoted her life to helping Beaufort’s unloved cats By Lanier Laney California native Jessica Weiss is the director of operations at the Beaufort County Tabby House, located in the corner of Beaufort Town Center next to the […]

Steve Mix: Beaufort’s ‘Mr. Nice Guy’

Steve Mix: Beaufort’s ‘Mr. Nice Guy’

1 / March 20, 2014 10:57 am

By Lanier Laney I was fortunate to have firsthand experience of Steve Mix’s kind heart by watching him in an emergency medical situation. He’s truly a Good Samaritan, and he and his wife Vicki have been great contributors to what […]

The Fordham behind Fordham Market

The Fordham behind Fordham Market

2 / March 13, 2014 9:35 am

By Lanier Laney I interviewed Angus Duncan Fordham and here are his answers, in his own words. My name is Angus Duncan Fordham.  To most I am called Duncan, as my Dad was also Angus. Now that I have been […]

Karen Peluso and Clinton Campbell are poetic partners

Karen Peluso and Clinton Campbell are poetic partners

2 / March 6, 2014 3:36 pm

By Lanier Laney New Jersey natives Karen Peluso and Clinton Campbell met in a poetry writing class and have been happily married — and writing poetry — since then for the past 22 years. Says Clinton, “I do not like […]

Dragana Pavic-Zappia projects love in motion

Dragana Pavic-Zappia projects love in motion

1 / March 5, 2014 8:33 pm

By Lanier Laney The first time I saw Dragana Pavic-Zappia, I was standing behind her and her daughter in the check-out line at Publix on Lady’s Island. Her daughter was worried because she still hadn’t gotten her mom a Mother’s […]

Animal Therapy: Beaufort couple helps others through Therapy Dogs

Animal Therapy: Beaufort couple helps others through Therapy Dogs

2 / February 19, 2014 9:02 pm

By Lanier Laney Therapy Dogs, Incorporated is a national organization headquartered in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The 20 local members of this respected organization were recruited by Philadelphia natives, Rebecca Bass and Frank Vandegrift. Rebecca and Frank, along with their two rescued […]

Get to know Louise and Dan Hodges, owners of Greenbug

Get to know Louise and Dan Hodges, owners of Greenbug

0 / February 13, 2014 10:38 am

By Lanier Laney WHAT IS THE NAME OF YOUR BUSINESS? Dan and Louise Hodges are the owners of Greenbug, Inc., founded in 2009. WHERE BORN AND RAISED? Dan was born in Newnan, Ga., and raised in Belmont, N.C. Louise was […]