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15 Aug Safety Tips for Total Eclipse by SC Municipal Association

On August 21, 2017, millions of people across the country will gather to see one of mother-nature's most amazing events as the moon completely blocks the sun. The path of this total solar eclipse, the likes of which has not occurred for 99 years, lies exclusively within the United States. With spectators coming from around the world, some 140 South Carolina cities and towns are positioned to offer a memorable weekend followed by an awe-inspiring few minutes. In preparation for the approximately 2 ½-minute event (length depends on where a city sits...

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14 Aug Save the Date BCHS

From:  ML Brewton           912-604-3634 m Press Release for Immediate Release RE:   Save the Dates BCHS   Beaufort, SC:  Beaufort County Historical Society is pleased to announce upcoming meetings for the Fall and Winter 2017.   Please save these dates but notice the time change to join us for great speakers.   Sept. 28th, Thursday, 2 pm- Dr. Valinda Littlefield- Low Country Women- Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club- Meridian Rd., Lady's Island, SC   Nov. 2nd, Thursday, 2 pm- Jon Hoffman-Gen. Chesty Puller- Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club- Meridian Rd., Lady's Island, SC                      The Beaufort...

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14 Aug Heavy heart for victims of violent hate crimes in Charlottesville (And elsewhere)

What Happened to Non-Violence? After reading news reports about the tragedy in Charlottesville on Saturday, and knowing that violence is on the rise here and abroad,  I feel disgusted and compelled to think about why our nation has turned its back on one of the most powerful and proven political tools of a civilized society. That tool is NON-VIOLENCE. How individuals and groups respond to differing points of view as a community, a state, a nation and a world is a question appropriate for all of us to be asking in the wake...

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01 Aug Finally Out! Reconstruction Era Theme Study

National Park Service News Release Release Date: July 28, 2017 Contact: Tom Crosson, thomas_crosson@nps.gov 202-208-6843 National Park Service Releases Reconstruction Era Theme Study WASHINGTON – On the anniversary of the ratification of the 14th Amendment, which granted citizenship to former slaves freed after the Civil War, the National Park Service today published a theme study looking at nationally significant historic properties of the post-Civil War Reconstruction Era. The National Historic Landmarks theme study, “The Era of Reconstruction, 1861-1900,” identifies noteworthy resources related to the Era of Reconstruction that help tell the American story. “Discovering...

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01 Aug Karen Warner is “on it” for Beaufort

Though Karen Warner  brings extensive experience and credentials achieved through years working  in the world of business management, corporate coaching and finance among other skills, the Director of Beaufort's  Digital Corridor took the initiative to achieve the Business Incubator Management Certification by "The International Business Incubator Association." Thanks Karen.  ...

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