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Military news briefs July 20th-26th

Pictured are Pfc. Ambar N. Zaiek Parades, Dominican Republic; Pfc. Dulce F. Manriquez, Mexico; Pvt. Annalice M. Daley, Jamaica; Pvt. Julian R. Torres, Peru; Pfc. Serdjhy Leger, Haiti; Pfc. Dang H. Doung, Vietnam; Pfc. Daniel A. Guzman, Dominican Republic; Pvt. Kervin Stcyr, Haiti; Pvt. Jhonatan A. Velarde, Ecuador; Pvt. Jean Malhado, Brazil; Pvt. Yongchang Gao,… Keep Reading


BAA installs new officers

Members of the Beaufort Art Association installed new officers at their installation luncheon at the Golden Corral on June 14. Pictured from left are: Larry Kay, board member; Vicki Dobrinsky, satellite chair; Kim Painter, gallery chair; Joyce Ryzner, vice president; Ron Ledlow, president; Marilee Sartori, recording secretary; Lynne Morgan, membership chair; John Kenney, treasurer; Phyllis… Keep Reading

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Business briefs for July 20th-26th

Photo above: American Legion Beaufort Post 9 is striving to promote both patriotism and businesses in the Beaufort area by calling attention to those that proudly display the U.S. flag at their location. Post 9 presents those enterprises with a framed certificate thanking them. Here, Post 9 commander Chuck Lurey thanks Mary Mack of Red Piano… Keep Reading

Contributors/Lee Scott/Voices

Who needs crosswords puzzles to stay sharp?

By Lee Scott There are numerous reports out today stating that seniors can stimulate their brains by completing crossword puzzles and playing games. These are called mental workouts and they push people to challenge themselves.  However, it has come to my attention that I will never have to do another crossword puzzle again to keep… Keep Reading

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Public safety briefs for July 20th-26th

Ridgeland man jumps off Intracoastal bridge Just after noon on June 12, a man jumped off of the eastbound Hilton Head Island Bridge into the Intracoastal Waterway and swam ashore to C.C. Haigh landing.  A passing motorist called 911 and deputies responded.  The man, identified as Kenneth Nusser, 47, of Ridgeland, was found by deputies walking… Keep Reading

Business/Real Estate

Low inventory to blame for malaise

By Janet Gresham There has been a general slowdown in home sales across the country, and this cannot be blamed on negative economic news. Unemployment remains low and wage growth, though nothing to overly celebrate, has held steady or increased for several years in a row.  There is strong demand for home buying, emphasized by… Keep Reading


Sports briefs for July 20th-26th

FISHING Tagged fish makes angler’s heart sink When Larry Youngblood of Walterboro landed a slot-sized redfish in Rantowles Creek recently, his excitement quickly waned when he noticed a tag protruding from the fish’s body.  He feared it was a CCA South Carolina STAR tag, which is good for a free Sea Hunt boat, but only for… Keep Reading


S.C. in the national spotlight

By Richard Eckstrom South Carolina has had a remarkable presence in the national spotlight lately: • For a few months, the national titles in three major college sports belonged to S.C. teams – the outgoing champion Coastal Carolina Chanticleer baseball team as well as the reigning champion Clemson football and USC women’s basketball teams. And… Keep Reading

What 2 Do

What To Do the week of July 20th-26th

Percussionists are invited to join group A group of local percussion lovers who enjoy the impromptu experience that a drum circle brings are inviting others to join in. Gatherings are twice monthly, indoors in the summer and outdoors in the cooler months. All are welcome to this family friendly, free event.  No experience necessary. Participants should… Keep Reading


The best time of the year is here!

Photo above: The Beaufort Water Festival’s opening ceremony is free to the public and always crowded as festival-goers pack Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park to hear the Parris Island Marine Band. Photos by Bob Sofaly. What you need to know for the 2017 Beaufort Water Festival Yay! It’s time once again for the hugely popular Beaufort… Keep Reading

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