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Sports briefs for September 7th-13th

Photo above: Whale Branch running back Irvan Mulligan, left, is nearly taken down by four May River defensive players during the first quarter of their non-regional game on Sept. 1 at Whale Branch. With 8:16 left in the quarter, Mulligan escaped and scampered 67 yards for the Warrior’s only touchdown. Photo by Bob Sofaly. HIGH… Keep Reading

School News/Schools

School briefs for September 7th-13th

State of the Schools to be held Sept. 13 The Beaufort Regional Chamber will hold a State of the School event from 8-9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, at Holiday Inn & Suites, 2225 Boundary St. South Carolina Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman and the leaders from the area school systems will share information concerning education in… Keep Reading


Charlestones coming to Sea Island Presbyterian

The Charlestones, a male quartet from Charleston, will present a concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, at Sea Island Presbyterian Church, 81 Lady’s Island Drive, Beaufort. The group was formed in 2014 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Charleston, where Todd Monsell is director of music. Other members of the group are Brink Norton,… Keep Reading


Cooling down on Labor Day

With the beaches at Hunting Island State Park closed due to flooding, plenty of people were looking for ways to cool off on Labor Day. Sometimes just having out at the pool with family and some inanimate friends is enough. Here, Nicole Munns keeps a watchful eye on her children, Kaitlin and Ryan, while two… Keep Reading

Local News

News briefs for September 7th-13th

Hunting Island beaches close due to flooding As of Labor Day, the beaches at Hunting Island were closed due to recent rains and flooding. The campground and lighthouse remained open. Further information was unavailable at press time, but to find out if the beaches continue to be closed, visit SCDMV offers new ID cards online The… Keep Reading

Baby London 100th birth in August 2017

Health briefs for September 7th-13th

Photo above: London Marie Gary became the 100th baby born at the Beaufort Memorial Hospital Collins Birthing Center when she arrived at 6:29 p.m. on Aug. 29. Mom, Melanie Queen, of Beaufort, and baby are both doing great, and by midnight Aug. 31, the birthing center’s dedicated team had delivered 11 more babies. According to… Keep Reading


Bike shop celebrates 30 year anniversary

By Lolita Huckaby Lowcountry Bicycles Inc. is celebrating 30 years of business this year, and like the community, it has changed and grown. “Thirty years ago, I was looking for a business that combined the loves of my life: biking and being on the water,” said store owner John Feeser.  Beaufort didn’t have a bike… Keep Reading

Local News

Public safety briefs for September 7th-13th

Former priest charged with sexual abuse A Jasper County grand jury has indicted a former Catholic priest for the alleged sexual abuse of two children during the late ‘70s and early ‘80s while he served in a Savannah church. The accused is 74-year-old Wayland Brown, a former parish priest at St. James Catholic School in Savannah.… Keep Reading


Total eclipse provided a welcome distraction

By Richard Eckstrom For a period of a few weeks, the news seemed like it couldn’t get any worse.  North Korean military exercises triggered new fears of nuclear war. Racism and violence in Virginia shook the country. Protests by so-called “anti-fascists” resulted in assaults on law enforcement officers. Statues and monuments were being destroyed.  To… Keep Reading

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