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If you’re looking for symbols of dedication and hard work, it’s hard to beat Theresa Nicole Bishop.  When she graduates from Battery Creek High School at ceremonies this week, she will have completed 12 years of school without missing a single day. Keep Reading

What 2 Do

What 2 Do

The Lowcountry Estuarium, a Coastal Learning Center in Port Royal is hosting Critter Fest 2011 – Celebrating Creatures of the Estuary from Noon to 4:00 on June 18th.  Estuarium Open House – Critter Touch Tank and Tickle Tank – Kids Games and Activities – Food and Drinks by Danny’s BBQ. Corner of 14th St. and… Keep Reading


The Mean Glass

  Written by Terry Sweeney Ah…the joy of wine!!! In its warm fuzzy afterglow, how different the world looks and sounds.! Is that my neighbor’s ear-shattering leaf blower I hear?! Not after several glasses of Louis Latour 2006 Vire Clesse.! More like the gentle buzz of a thousand honey bees.! What’s that I see in… Keep Reading


Giant Water Bug

By Tony Mills Chalk it up as a serious case of the “heebie jeebies”…I am still not sure what got into me that day. The setting was the Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic, a huge fishing-hunting festival in Columbia, South Carolina. Our education program had assembled a group of non-game wetland animals for the audience of sports… Keep Reading


Coastal Insurance Will Cost You More

As hurricane season is just about to get underway, the SC Wind and Hail Underwriting Association (The Wind Pool) is raising the cost of wind and hail insurance by an average of 10% for those property owners who can’t get coverage through private insurance companies. Keep Reading


A Promising FY 2012 Budget

By Mayor Billy Keyserling   Beaufort City Council passed the first of two readings on the FY 2012 Budget (July 2011 – June 2012) and there will be no tax increase and no increases in solid waste pick up or stormwater fees. Keep Reading

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