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Beginner’s guide to the Lowcountry

By Jack Sparacino My wife and I moved to the beautiful Lowcountry six years ago. It was a welcome change after spending decades in Connecticut and many other states, which now seem almost like another planet.  In thinking about how potential newcomers might make a faster adjustment to a great new life in the Beaufort… Keep Reading

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Low Country Outlet opens on Lady’s Island

Low Country Outlet in Bluffton opened its doors in early December 2010. Now, on Monday, eight months later, a second store has opened on Lady’s Island at 53 Sams Point Road, seconds from Publix on S.C. 802. The new store mirrors the Bluffton store carrying the same wholesale club merchandise, furniture, TVs, electronics, bedding, pet… Keep Reading

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Two local insurance companies merge

Effective August 1, Peoples Insurance Agency has joined Lowcountry Insurance Services located at 80 Lady’s Island Drive. These two great local insurance agencies have merged to better serve customers of Beaufort and the Lowcountry. All personal lines and business customers of Peoples will continue to be serviced locally.  Nick Hunt and Luann Sauls will be… Keep Reading

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JCPenney campaign supports Beaufort County youth

To support afterschool programs across the country, JCPenney launched a nationwide philanthropic campaign that invites customers to turn small change into “pennies from heaven” by rounding up their purchases and donating the difference to local organizations, including YMCA of Beaufort County. Donations made through “pennies from heaven” will provide children in need with access to… Keep Reading

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SAR honors Heyward

On July 2, Beaufort’s Gov. Paul Hamilton Chapter sponsored a pilgrimage to the tomb of Lowcountry signer of the Declaration of Independence Thomas Heyward, Jr.  The tomb location is noted by a South Carolina Historical Marker on S.C. 462 near Ridgeland. Keep Reading

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Porsche Parade in town

The Savannah 2011 Porsche Parade, an annual gathering of the cars — with more than 700 Porsches — has been going on since July 31 and will last until Saturday, August 6. Look for many of the cars rolling into Beaufort and the Sea Islands. Thursday, Aug 4: All day long, approximately 170 cars will… Keep Reading

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Northern Beaufort County Democratic Club to reorganize

The Northern Beaufort County Democratic Club will hold a reorganizational meeting at the Golden Corral on Thursday, August 18. The meeting, which is open to all northern Beaufort County residents who are  interested in supporting Democratic Party ideals and candidates, officially begins at 6:30 p.m. But those who choose to can purchase dinner beginning at… Keep Reading

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YMCA hosts safety, self-defense class

Wardle Family YMCA will be hosting a Women’s Safety and Self-Defense class on Thursday, August 11 at 6:30 p.m. This class is designed for young ladies heading to college or for the everyday woman making a trip to the grocery store. The class facilitator, Denice Davis, pairs personal experience with her fitness knowledge to teach… Keep Reading

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Taste & Toast to benefit CODA

Dataw Island has announced that it will host a benefit dinner for CODA with the help of the talents of some of Beaufort’s preeminent restaurants and chefs. The evening of spectacular food, wine and cheer will be held on August 13, 2011 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Dataw Island Clubhouse. This special event… Keep Reading

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