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Beaufort area team puts up a fight against MS

Beaufort Multiple Sclerosis (MS) walk team, “Team Bauer Power,” invites the public to put up a fight against MS by joining them at two events aimed at raising awareness and funds for The National MS Society. Shelley Lowther, owner of Dancing Dogs Yoga, is offering a benefit all levels yoga session Saturday, September 17, from… Keep Reading

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Membership has advantages at Lady’s Island Country Club

Lady’s Island Country Club opened as the Royal Pines Country Club in 1972 and has been offering top-notch service and amenities ever since. Everyone is welcome to enjoy all that Lady’s Island Country Club has to offer. You don’t have to be a member. But membership has a lot going for it. There are two… Keep Reading

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New hire at Callawassie Island Club

Jennifer McMahon has been hired as the club services coordinator at the Callawassie Island Club. She will be the first point of contact for members, guests and any other visitors to the island. In addition to administrative duties, she will be responsible for making reservations and answering questions about club functions. McMahon is a graduate… Keep Reading

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Still spots available for Habersham Harvest Festival sponsorships

The Habersham Marketplace seeks sponsors and partners for its Third Annual Habersham Harvest Festival, scheduled for Saturday, October 22, from 12 – 6 p.m. The festival boasts a one day regionally expanded farmer’s market and is a celebration of food, fun, art and music. Sponsorship of the festival is an effective means for local and… Keep Reading

Voices

Child prodigies do us all a big favor

By Jack Sparacino I was channel surfing recently and, like someone wandering through a huge flea market on a clear Saturday morning, I encountered a gem among all the other whatnots and clutter.  A singer.  Her name is Jackie Evancho.  She has been competing on the popular and entertaining TV show, “America’s Got Talent.”  She… Keep Reading

Contributors

Beaufort Then & Now: History with Holly Lambert

Abbie Holmes Christensen, 1864 From Anne Christensen Pollitzer The story of my family in Beaufort began in 1864 when my great grandmother,  Abbie Holmes, arrived by  steamship from New York City with her parents Reuben and Rebeccah Holmes and her little sister, Georgina. Abbie was 12 years old and her sister was 4.  The Civil… Keep Reading

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‘Keep your (cigarette) butts off the beach’

Friends of Hunting Island and Keep Beaufort County Beautiful members pose on the beach after  meeting to launch the “Keep Your Butts ( Cigarettes) Off The Beach” campaign. Receptacles are placed strategically around the beach and free reusable pocket ashtrays are given to smokers. Pictured are Carol Murphy, Keep Beaufort County Beautiful; Vicki Anne Nestor,… Keep Reading

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Exhibit features unsurrendered Civil War flag

The “unsurrendered flag” carried by Beaufort’s Civil War militia will be the showpiece of a new exhibit opening at the Verdier House, 801 Bay Street, September 16th, in observation of Beaufort’s tricentennial and the sesquicentennial of the Civil War. The exhibit, “The Beaufort Artillery: Guardians of the Lowcountry Since 1776,” was developed by Historic Beaufort… Keep Reading

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American Association of University Women to meet

The American Association of University Women founded in 1881, is the nation’s leading organization advocating equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. The Beaufort branch meets monthly to listen to speakers and discuss issues, in the attempt to break through educational and economic barriers for all women. New members are welcomed… Keep Reading

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The Silo Effect

A poem by Peggy Perry To spook her boon companion, She poked her head Into the old silo And howled, Knowing that the hollow, Echoing shaft Would evoke a ghostly tone, Not knowing That doves were roosting In the dome, And, when rudely roused, Would gust With a startling flurry, As if flushed from the… Keep Reading

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