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Wardle Family YMCA receives donation

Photos above: From left are Mike Bostick, Tracey Robinson, Peg Schlichtemeier, Elly Levin, Jeneane Ryan, Kaylin Garst and Ernie Schlichtemeier. Photo by Sandy Dimke The Wardle Family YMCA of Beaufort County was recently granted $14,400 in donations through 100 Women Who Care Beaufort. Funds are earmarked for the YMCA Migrant Summer Education Camp as well… Keep Reading


Dental services put smiles on faces

Photo above: The Smile Mobile dental program provided free dental care by volunteer dentists. Photos by Gary Markham. By Bob Ellis  Helping those less fortunate is an honorable pursuit. Easing their dental pain and discomfort is something special. After two years of planning, refitting and fundraising with its partners, the Sea Island Rotary Club launched… Keep Reading


Learn the nautical ‘rules of the road’

By State Farm Those of us lucky enough to own boats probably don’t spend the majority of our time on the water.  That general lack of familiarity and experience is why when you do set out in a watercraft — whether for fishing, swimming, water skiing or just cruising — it’s extremely important to familiarize… Keep Reading


Hopeful Horizons honors women

Hopeful Horizons joined with the community on May 13 to honor women who have made a difference in the lives of others.  “This community event is a reminder that we are stronger when we empower one another,” said Kristin Dubrowski, COO of Hopeful Horizons. “Lilies on the River is a powerful annual event that honors… Keep Reading

This isn’t something you see every day

By Lee Scott Recently, my spouse and I did a boat delivery from Beaufort up to the Chesapeake Bay. We have done this trip numerous times and for some reason, it never gets boring.  It seems like there is something always going on like, dolphins playing in the boat wake and unusual birds sitting on… Keep Reading

Local News

News briefs for May 25th-31st

Various offices closed for Memorial Day The following will be closed for Memorial Day on Monday, May 29, reopening on Tuesday, May 30: • All branches of the Beaufort County Library system; • Post offices and other local, state and federal buildings; • All PALS facilities; • All county convenience centers. Councilman to hold public meeting Beaufort… Keep Reading


Beaufort Memorial designated Screening Center of Excellence

Beaufort Memorial Hospital has been named Screening Center of Excellence — one of only 10 medical centers in the state to receive the designation by the Lung Cancer Alliance — for providing safe, high-quality low dose CT screening for lung cancer. Endorsed by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and American College of Radiology for… Keep Reading


What’s the best estate plan route for charitable giving

When developing your estate plan, you can do well by doing good. Leaving money to charity rewards you in many ways. It gives you a sense of personal satisfaction, and it can save you money in estate taxes. Transfer taxes The federal government taxes transfers of wealth you make to others, both during your life… Keep Reading


Sports briefs for May 25th-31st

BOYS’ HIGH SCHOOL GOLF  Beaufort High finishes seventh in Class 4A The Beaufort High boys’ golf team finished third in the 4A Boys’ State Golf Tournament on the Baroney Course at the Port Royal Golf Club on Hilton Head on May 16. The Eagles turned in a 627 team score. AC Flora captured the state title with… Keep Reading


Beaufort International Film Festival names winners

The 11th Annual Beaufort International Film Festival is in the books.  A champagne gala reception and awards ceremony was held recently, where filmmaker Julie Dash was awarded the inaugural Robert Smalls Merit & Achievement Award. The award was presented by the great-great grandson of Robert Smalls, Michael Boulware Moore.  Thousands of filmmakers, film lovers and… Keep Reading

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