Bringing Our Community Together


Letter to the Editor

Plantings a reminder of shared appreciation In this age of choosing up sides, based on elements of division and difference, I find downtown Beaufort, with its hanging baskets of flowers, to be not only beautiful but encouraging of that which we share, rather than that which might divide. Keep Reading



By Jim Hicks Jon Rembold to be Chairman of Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors: Congratulations to Jon Rembold, past president of LIBPA, on his selection as the next Chairman of the Beaufort Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.  Jon also serves on the South Carolina Natural Gas Exploration Feasibility Study Committee and the LIBPA… Keep Reading


Preparing MCAS for Joint Strike Fighter

  Navy awards historic construction contract for JSF facility Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast awarded a $70.3 million contract on June 6 to Hensel Phelps Construction Co. of Orlando, Fla., for construction of the F-35B Joint Strike Fighter Training Facility and Training Hangar at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Beaufort. Keep Reading


SCDMV recognizes three area employees

  The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) recognized several employees in the Beaufort, Bluffton and Ridgeland offices on Monday, June 6. SCDMV Executive Director Kevin Shwedo visited the three offices to present awards for excellence to the following employees: Keep Reading


Dash for Trash for Cash

On Saturday, June 11, the Beaufort Water Festival Dash for Trash for Cash kayak run was held. Eric Gibbons, owner of The Kayak Farm, sponsored the event and also provided kayaks, PFDs, paddles and guide service from the Downtown Marina along the banks of the Beaufort River to pick up trash and debris. Keep Reading


Water Festival Championship Sports Series

Here are the updated Championship Sports Series standings as of June 20: Beaufort Naval Hospital: 26; Water’s Edge: 12; Lee Distributors: 8; Beaufort Memorial Hospital: 4. STF 50/50 was the Men’s Softball Champions. Please Note: The Water Festival Women’s Golf Tournament has been canceled.   Keep Reading


Gingerbread Theater to perform

Beaufort High’s Gingerbread Theater will present “The Three Bully Goats, Griff and Other Stories” by Patrick Dorn. The three plays about how to handle bullies will show June 30 and July 1 at 9:30 a.m. at the Beaufort High School Auditorium. Cost is $3. Make your reservations now by calling LaRaine Fess at 322-2152.   Keep Reading

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