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Sweetgrass music festival to benefit CAPA

      The Beaufort Sweetgrass Music Festival, a benefit concert for the Child Abuse Prevention Association (CAPA), will showcase local bands playing 60s and 70s music on Saturday, June 4, from 1-10 p.m. at Beaufort Town Center Lakeview (under the big white tent). Tickets are $15 in advance or $18 at the gate. The… Keep Reading

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Congratulations Graduates

  E.C. Montessori and Grade School presented the Class of 2011 Tuesday evening with a Kindergarten Bridging Ceremony and an End of Year program at the University of South Carolina Beaufort’s Performing Arts Center.  The school’s 2011 graduates are (from left) Trinity Biehayn, Kinzly Cohen, Julia Pollitzer, Ryder Hodge, Sam Wood, Aaron Lamb, Oliver McElveen,… Keep Reading

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BA Student study solutions to oil spills

Beaufort Academy students recently participated in a Marine Science hands on activity, “Real Life Experiences.” This lesson focused on how engineers use various techniques to provide speedy solutions to oil spill or other threats to natural water resources.  Each lab group was given the challenge of first containing, and then cleaning up an oil spill. … Keep Reading

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Spring Carnival at Lady’s Island Middle School

  Lady’s Island Middle School will be sponsoring their first annual (PTO) Spring Carnival. The carnival will take place on Friday May 27. The carnival hours will be from 3-6 p.m. Admission is free. Tickets can be purchased for only $.25 cents each. Come on out and have some fun while supporting the school!   Keep Reading

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School Choices and Funding Discussion Planned

The Beaufort County School District has increased the diversity of its academic offerings in recent years, providing traditional schools, magnet programs, schools of choice and, now, the county’s first charter school. But this array of choices is set against a backdrop of a lean economy and the tight budgets that come with it. Keep Reading

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BHS Students are Recognized for Spanish Exams

Students from Ashley Byrd’s Spanish II classes at Beaufort High School attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2011 National Spanish Examinations. A total of five silver and four bronze medals along with 11 honorable mentions were earned this year. Keep Reading


Pickled on the Porch

Last Wednesday, Pat Dudley and Heather Winch hosted a party at Heather’s home on Federal Street in the Old Point. The annual party called, Pickled on the Porch, is a rite of spring in the South.  Dudley and Winch prepared pickled dishes served elegantly on the lawn while guests sipped wine on the porch and… Keep Reading


AMIkids Croquet Tournament

By Wendy Nilsen Pollitzer   Last weekend, Brays Island hosted the 20th Annual Croquet Tournament to benefit AMIkids (formerly Beaufort Marine Institute). This year’s event broke a fundraising record for the annual sporting classic. The tournament successfully raised $88,000 for AMIkids, an organization that provides a second chance for young men who would otherwise be… Keep Reading


Morning Yoga on the Bluff

  On Thursday, May 19, Shelley Lowther and Marty Crocker of Dancing Dogs Yoga offered a free morning yoga class, followed by breakfast on the Bluff at Pinckney Retreat. The event was sponsored by First Citizens Bank, the Marek-Polk Group, Higher Ground and Dancing Dogs Yoga.     Keep Reading

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