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Can you have too much company stock?

Many companies offer their employees a stock purchase plan, enabling them to purchase company stock at a discounted price and invest in the company they work for.  While this can be a great way to invest in the stock market, as an investor you need to question whether it’s good to load up too much… Keep Reading

Community

Give the gift of art

Are you looking for that special one-of-a-kind Christmas gift? Something funky like a painting of an alligator with a Santa hat … or just beautiful Beaufort-inspired Christmas cards?   A portion of BAA’s Gallery will be transformed into a winter wonderland full of fine art and crafts especially created for the holiday boutique, which will… Keep Reading

School News/Schools

School briefs for November 16th-22nd

District receives $50,000 for screening programs Hundreds of Beaufort County children are expected to receive developmental screenings and needed educational intervention to prepare them for kindergarten, thanks to $50,000 in additional funding from The Learning Center Fund of Coastal Community Foundation. The screenings will be conducted by the Child Find Expansion Program, which offers comprehensive vision,… Keep Reading

Community

Event will light up the season

The Festival of Trees benefiting Friends of Caroline is one of Beaufort’s beloved holiday celebrations, and the 2017 Festival continues a tradition that started 30 years ago.   The festival showcases beautifully decorated trees that are judged for their originality and creativity.  The event will be held at The Shed at 809 Paris Ave. in… Keep Reading

Health

Is pain affecting your daily life…?

By Dr. Jennifer Wallace If I told you I could help you sleep and breathe better, rid you of a lifetime of headaches, neck and back pain, increase your energy, and help you live a happier pain free life without medication, would you believe me?  Maybe not, but that’s normal to be skeptical. But if… Keep Reading

Community

Fun show coming to arts center

“Shrek The Musical JR.” will be presented by the Beaufort Children’s Theatre at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, and Saturday, Nov. 18; and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, at the USCB Center for the Arts at 805 Carteret St. in Beaufort. Beauty is in the eye of the ogre in “Shrek The Musical JR,”… Keep Reading

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Lowcountry Life

This photo of a Lowcountry sunset was taken off the dock at Habersham by Andrea Ogiony. To submit a Lowcountry Life photo, you must be the photographer or have permission to submit the photo to be published in The Island News. Please submit high resolution photos and include a description and/or names of the people… Keep Reading

Business

Limited listings impact real estate market

By Janet Gresham Every market is unique, yet the national sentiment has given rise to the notion that housing markets are stalling.  Although desirous buyers are out on an increasing number of showings, there is a limited number of desirable listings in Beaufort County.  And although mortgage rates have remained enticingly low, home prices have… Keep Reading

Local News

Public safety briefs for November 16th-22nd

Man who brutalized elderly women gets life A Hollywood, S.C., man accused of two murders and other crimes across the Lowcountry has been given four life sentences after pleading in Beaufort County General Sessions Court on Nov. 6.  Jerry Lee Manigault was to face trial on charges of murder, criminal sexual conduct and first-degree burglary in… Keep Reading

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