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01 Aug Methodically working to achieve savings

Workman in City Hall measuring air flow as new money saving HVAC and other mechanical changes are implemented to save energy and energy costs at City Hall.  Improvements more than pay for themselves....

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01 Aug If you are interested in solar, you will be interested in this

Over the past few weeks I have heard, only anecdotally, that there could be as many as three businesses looking for large tracts of land to establish solar farms. If you are interested, you way want to read about what is taking place in a small Vermont town which goes solar. Utility Helps Wean VermontersFrom the Electric Grid https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/29/business/energy-environment/vermont-green-mountain-power-grid.html?smid=fb-share&_r=0...

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01 Aug TCL to honor 53 health sciences graduates Thursday

PRESS RELEASE: July 31, 2017 Media Contact: Leigh Copeland | 843.525.8231 | lcopeland@tcl.edu TCL to honor 53 health sciences graduates Thursday The Technical College of the Lowcountry will recognize 53 health sciences graduates during a ceremony set for 1 p.m., Thursday, August 3 at the Beaufort Campus Auditorium in MacLean Hall. The ceremony will honor graduates of the massage therapy, medical assisting, surgical technology, radiologic technology, practical nursing and associate degree nursing programs. The special ceremony allows students to receive the respective pins for their professions while being recognized by faculty, staff, friends and...

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01 Aug “Silicon Harbor” May Become Front Door Mat for Beaufort

As millennials flock to Charleston, they are finding the cost of a cute downtown dream house too expensive and the traffic congestion to the only places they can afford to live outside of the core city both frustrating and time consuming. In time some may just be thinking about moving. We have a place for them. I wish no hardship on our sister city of Charleston, but recognize --  along with the Charleston Digital Corridor --  that there is a potential for some spill over to Beaufort which, at this point,  is more...

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31 Jul International Overdose Awareness Day

Come Unite with Beaufort County as we support International Overdose Awareness Day! Unifying families, organizations and allies from across our Nation to raise awareness that the tragedy of Overdose Death is preventable! August 31, 2017 6:30-8:00 PM with Candle Light vigil Buckwalter Recreation Center (PALS) 905 Buckwalter Parkway Bluffton, SC 29910 **For convenience, The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office will have someone on site collecting unused and expired Medications**...

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18 Jul Rotary Club New Member

Karen Warner (center) had the dual distinction of being the presenter at the July 12th Rotary Club of Beaufort luncheon meeting, where she discussed Beaufort's Digital Corridor. Additionally, she was inducted as the Club's newest member. With Karen are (left) Rotary Club of Beaufort President Suzi Oliver and (right) Rotarian Nick Hunt, who sponsored and introduced Karen....

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18 Jul Greater Beaufort Chamber Has New Board Chair

July 11, 2017 A NOTE FROM THE CHAIRMAN As the 2017-2018 Board Chair, I feel extraordinarily privileged to work with this great organization called the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce. We have such talented people on this team. Our Board and our staff do outstanding work every single day -- sometimes under enormous pressure -- while dealing with a number of complex business and regulatory issues. The way our Chamber is able to address each opportunity while continuing to grow our visitor base, increase business membership and support our business owners fills...

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18 Jul Expert Witness on Drilling

Statement of Margaret S. Howell Founder, Stop Offshore Drilling in the Atlantic  House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Hearing on “Evaluating Federal Offshore Oil and Gas Development on the Outer Continental Shelf”   July 12, 2017 Chairman Gosar, Ranking Member Lowenthal and Honorable Committee Members: Good morning. My name is Peg Howell. Thank you for inviting me to testify before the committee today. I look forward to a robust conversation about the impacts that the proposed offshore drilling and seismic testing in the Atlantic will have on coastal economies and the people who live and...

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