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Port Royal woman awarded for hard work

Photo above: A ceremony honoring Weller and two others took place January 31 in Chicago. Tanya Weller recognized for contributions at Helena Place senior living facility Enlivant, a leading provider of assisted living communities, recently announced Tanya Weller as a recipient of its 2017 Mission-Vision-Values (MVV) Award. Weller was one of three winners selected from… Keep Reading


Holy Trinity runners, athletic director recognized

Pictured above from left is Holy Trinity Classical Christian School’s Logan Lawson, Mills Langehans, and Athletic Director Josiah Tobin. Photo provided. Holy Trinity Classical Christian School received top honors for their 2017 SCISA Class A season at the High School Sports Report (HSSR) fall banquet on Feb. 11. The keynote speaker for the event was University… Keep Reading


Life insurance you can put to use now

Provided by State Farm The money you spend on permanent life insurance can be used to pay death benefits for your loved ones, or to help you financially during your lifetime. Look to permanent life insurance to offer: Lifetime Protection: Whole life insurance offers level premiums and life insurance protection for as long as you… Keep Reading

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Local positions open

Apply for internships with Rep. Sanford’s office Representative Mark Sanford’s office is now accepting internship applications for spring and summer 2018. The internship program offers undergraduate students practical experience in constituent service, public policy, and the legislative process.    Interns will have the opportunity to experience a wide-range of responsibilities, including everything from answering phones and… Keep Reading


Brady bowls a 300

By Bob Sofaly Bill Brady of Port Royal stood on the approach lane Monday, Feb. 12 at Station 300 looking at all 10 pins as a substitute bowler during league play in Bluffton.  It was the eighth frame and he had all strikes. It was week before his birthday. “I thought it would be a… Keep Reading


Sports briefs for February 22nd-28th

Photo above: The Beaufort Academy girls’ basketball team defeated St. John’s Christian 70-47 in the first round of the SCISA Class 1A State Tournament. Photo courtesy of Beaufort Academy. GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Beaufort Academy • BA rolls past St. John’s Christian in playoffs’ first round: The Beaufort Academy girls’ basketball team dominated in the opening… Keep Reading


Annual Meeting celebrates a successful 2017

Photo above: New YMCA Board members with Board Chair Jennifer Tuckwiller. (l tor): Andy Thacker, N’kia Campbell, Jennifer Tuckwiller, Chris Bowman. Not Pictured: Taylor Malphrus. On Thursday, February 15, 2018 the Wardle Family YMCA welcomed members and guests to their Annual Meeting, which recognized volunteers, donors and staff who helped advance the Y’s cause to strengthen… Keep Reading


The secret on Ribaut Road

By Lee Scott My hairdresser, Kelly, and I have a special relationship. Not only does she give me a great haircut, but we chat and share stories about our families. Her two daughters are the ages of two of my granddaughters. It works out perfect at holidays when I am not sure what to buy… Keep Reading

What 2 Do

What To Do the week of February 22nd-28th

Rosie O’Grady’s presents the St. Patrick’s Day Festival Rosie O’Grady’s Irish Pub presents the St. Patrick’s Day Festival at Beaufort Town Center. The event is free and open to the public and will take place on Saturday, March 17 from 1-4 p.m. Area restaurants and food trucks will be selling food and drinks and there… Keep Reading


Heroic Headstone

Ceremony honors actions of local WWII veteran William Pinckney Photo above: Members of the U.S. Navy give a final salute following the unveiling of the revised headstone of William Pinckney last Saturday at the Beaufort National Cemetery. Photos by Bob Sofaly. By Bob Sofaly In late October 1942, the Japanese mounted a counter offensive to take… Keep Reading

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