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Bob the cat: Have you ever met The Point’s most famous feline?

Bob the cat: Have you ever met The Point’s most famous feline?

1 / February 6, 2014 1:57 am

By Lanier Laney When I was in an East Hampton, N.Y., coffee shop last summer, I struck up a conversation with a couple from Manhattan at the table next to me.  After telling them where I was from they replied, […]

Members of Beaufort’s barbershop quartets singing with ‘Fource’

Members of Beaufort’s barbershop quartets singing with ‘Fource’

0 / January 30, 2014 12:36 pm

By Lanier Laney Who: “Tidal Fource” is the name of one of the singing foursomes from The Beaufort Harbormasters Barbershop Quartets. The head of Tidal Fource is Hal McCann, a retired educator, who talks about the members of his singing […]

‘We have never looked back’: With successful careers that led them from Maine to California, Dennis and Elizabeth Jenkins are now proud to call Beaufort home

‘We have never looked back’: With successful careers that led them from Maine to California, Dennis and Elizabeth Jenkins are now proud to call Beaufort home

0 / January 23, 2014 10:16 am

By Lanier Laney Dennis and Elizabeth Jenkins grew up in the same small Wisconsin town where their parents were friends. They used to walk home together from catechism class and fell in love in eighth grade. They were married at […]

Leigh Ann Pingree, owner of ‘The Kitchen’ cooks with love

Leigh Ann Pingree, owner of ‘The Kitchen’ cooks with love

0 / January 16, 2014 9:34 am

By Lanier Laney When Virginia native Leigh Ann Pingree was growing up, she had no idea that being the oldest of nine children would be the perfect training for her present occupation as founder and chef of The Kitchen, a […]

FOLLOWING FAITH: Beaufort family spends two years experiencing life in Okinawa, Japan

FOLLOWING FAITH: Beaufort family spends two years experiencing life in Okinawa, Japan

0 / January 10, 2014 9:37 am

By Pamela Brownstein For Slade Heath, the idea of selling his belongings and packing up and moving his whole family to a country more than 8,000 miles overseas seemed daunting at first. But the more he thought about it, the […]

Mike Bonnette is Beaufort’s new big man on campus

Mike Bonnette is Beaufort’s new big man on campus

0 / January 10, 2014 9:25 am

By Lanier Laney Beaufort has a new man on campus in charge of fundraising for the Center for the Arts as well as all other fundraising for USCB including the Historic Beaufort Campus, now dedicated to arts education, and the […]

Book smarts and good hearts: The Sidwells are a winning combination

Book smarts and good hearts: The Sidwells are a winning combination

0 / January 2, 2014 9:10 am

By Lanier Laney Iowa natives Lloyd and Jane Sidwell “happened chance” on Beaufort when they presented at a Rural Social Work Conference at Penn Center in 1981. And after retiring here in 2010, Beaufort readers have reaped the benefits of […]

Two New York Yankees hit a home run with The Rhett House Inn

Two New York Yankees hit a home run with The Rhett House Inn

0 / December 24, 2013 12:58 pm

By Lanier Laney Two native New Yorkers, Marianne and Steve Harrison fell in love with Beaufort and the people here during their first chance trip to the area. “We were so impressed with their civility and kindness to two Yankees […]

Thumbs Up to Woody Rutter

Thumbs Up to Woody Rutter

0 / December 19, 2013 11:47 am

By Lanier Laney Joseph Wood Rutter (aka “Woody”) is Headmaster Emeritus of Beaufort Academy and current Board Chair of Thumbs Up, Inc. He was born in Baltimore, Md., and was raised there and in Darien, Conn., and Nantucket, Mass., and […]

Cherimie Weatherford’s sweet Southern style

Cherimie Weatherford’s sweet Southern style

0 / December 12, 2013 12:11 pm

By Lanier Laney This has been a big year for Cherimie Weatherford. Her husband changed jobs, she had a baby and opened a women’s clothing boutique called SugarBelle on Ribaut Road, all the while continuing her real estate business and […]