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Chamber Corner for November 16th-22nd

Networking event coming to United Way Coffee with Colleagues, a networking event sponsored by the Beaufort County Regional Chamber of Commerce, will be held from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at the United Way of the Lowcountry at 1277 Ribaut Road in Beaufort. Email LaNelle Fabian at for more information.  Oyster roast, networking on tap at… Keep Reading


Literary center designated landmark

The Pat Conroy Literary Center opened its doors to the public in October 2016 during the first annual Pat Conroy Literary Festival. Following a year of robust educational programming in and beyond the Center’s home in Beaufort, the American Library Association (ALA) has honored the literary center with a national recognition.  At an Oct. 20… Keep Reading

Letters to Editor/Voices

Letter to the Editor

Many concerns about Whitehall development I relocated permanently to Beaufort almost two years ago, in part due to its stunning natural beauty and historic legacy.   Suddenly, I am cognizant of the fact that those of us who live on the islands (Lady’s, St. Helena, Dataw, Harbor and Fripp) east of Woods Bridge are about to… Keep Reading

What 2 Do

What To Do the week of November 16th-22nd

Girls night out coming to Massage Envy Island Girls Night Out, an opportunity to socialize, meet new friends and win prizes will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at Massage Envy in the Cross Creek Shopping Center next to JCPenney on Robert Smalls Parkway in Burton. Lowcountry Chorale to visit the past The Lowcountry Chorale… Keep Reading

Local News

Controversial development to be topic at meeting

Photo above: The Whitehall property is at the foot of the Woods Memorial Bridge. Photo provided. Staff reports Whitehall, a new development that could include apartments, commercial buildings and an independent living facility on Lady’s Island, will be discussed at a highly-anticipated meeting. The Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC), representing Beaufort County, the City of Beaufort… Keep Reading


Dataw goes above, beyond, honoring veterans

Photo above: A Dataw resident and veteran salutes the flag during one of the many community events held to honor veterans. Photo by Laura McCarty. By Laura McCarty There are always special events in the Beaufort area to salute our veterans, but Dataw Island stands out. The community doesn’t just honor veterans for a day,… Keep Reading

vet of year

Vet of Year brought joy to community

Photo above: The late Jack Cummings, who played Santa for many years at the Dataw Island Santa Claus Luncheon, has been named community’s Veteran of the Year. Photo by Laura McCarty. By Laura McCarty Dataw Island salutes veterans each year with a full arsenal of events honoring their service, highlighted by the naming of the… Keep Reading


Fall in the Lowcountry

Photo above: Frank Emminger of the Rotary Club of the Lowcountry samples the fruit of his labor as he gulps down the first oyster of the night during the 21st annual Family Oyster Roast in Port Royal. The Rotary Club of the Lowcountry held its 21st annual Family Oyster Roast and fundraiser Nov. 4 at… Keep Reading


Beaufort Memorial retains excellence designation

In recognition of its nurse-friendly work environment, Beaufort Memorial Hospital once again earned the Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).  One of only five hospitals in the state to receive the honor, BMH was the first hospital in South Carolina to achieve the designation in 2011. “The ANCC Pathway to… Keep Reading

Local News

News briefs for November 9th-16th

Government offices closed on Veterans Day While Veterans Day is officially on Saturday, Nov. 11, local, state and the federal government will observe it on Friday, Nov. 10. Following are government offices and other facilities that will be closed Nov. 10 and Nov. 11: • All local, state and federal government offices (there will also be… Keep Reading

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