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03 Oct US Marine Corps Colonel Matthew St. Clair Joined the Rotary Club

US Marine Corps Colonel Matthew St. Clair joined the Rotary Club of Beaufort in a ceremony at the Club’s September 20th meeting. He is joined (left to right) by his mother, Jocylin St. Clair, his wife Melissa, and Beaufort Rotary Club President Suzi Oliver. Colonel St. Clair has been the Chief of Staff for the Marine Corps Recruit Depot and Eastern Recruiting Region at Parris Island since turning over command of the Recruit Training Regiment in July. He and his wife Melissa will remain in Beaufort following his retirement from...

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03 Oct Economic Development for Beaufort County Citizens – Oct. 16

NEWS RELEASE “Do Not Miss This Event” Come to the Economic Development for Beaufort County Citizens.  Topics for discussion will be on partnerships, exploration of trades in the community, and areas of recruitment. Your comments and questions will impact our community and set the direction for our future for years to come.   Date:         October 16, 2017 Location:  St. Helena Elementary School Cafeteria                    Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Isl., SC Time:         6:00pm - 7:30pm Targeted Audience:  17 years and above   Sponsored by: Cynthia Gregory-Smalls                                             Beaufort County School Board                                              District # 3  ...

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03 Oct Savannah River Site and “Temporary” Nuclear Waste

As I have written perhaps all too often for some, shortly after I retired from the SC House of Representatives I filed and mediated a law suit against the US Department of Energy  because I believe the facility at the Savannah River Site was not prepared to accept the "temporary" storage of spent nuclear fuel from Europe. At that time members of the Savannah River Citizens Advisory Board in private said I was calling "chicken little" and that the site had capacity to safely handle the waste from Europe while suggesting it...

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03 Oct “Conrack” the Musical and the Literary Festival Just around the Corner -Don’t Miss Them

Bonnie Hargrove, Director Center for the Art 843.521-4145 bhargrov@uscb.edu Conrack, the musical, based on Pat Conroy’s memoir The Water is Wideopen at The Center for the Arts on October 13. BEAUFORT “I am thrilled to be bringing CONRACK, our musical adaptation of The Water Is Wide, to the stage in Beaufort, Pat Conroy’s adopted home town,” states Granville Wyche Burgess, bookwriter and lyricist for the musical and director of The Beaufort Theatre Company production of CONRACK. The show begins in 1969 with Beaufort’s superintendent of schools’ desperate search for anyone to teach school on Yamacraw Island....

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03 Oct What do you do about 800 acres in the 100 year flood plain

Some facts: The Mossy Oaks and Royal Oaks area of the City of Beaufort consist of about 800 acres;  about 50% of the city's population live in the geographical area of the city. Like most parts of the City, these neighborhoods, suffered serious flooding and damage to homes and personal property. Because of Matthew, this is the second time some of the same properties and families have suffered. An important fact is that the 800 acres in the 100 year flood plain which requires the important stormwater management apparatus. Owned by the City, the County,...

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03 Oct A Gift from the Beaufort Film Society

PRESS RELEASE: Shorts at High Noon FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact info: Ron Tucker, beaufortfilm@gmail.com September 30, 2017 SHORTS AT HIGH NOON From the Beaufort Film Society Collection Beaufort, SC - September 30 - Beginning Wednesday, October 4 and continuing through November 29, the Beaufort Film Society will present some of the best Short, Animation, and Student films from their vast collection of Beaufort International Film Festival Finalists Selections from 2007 to present. All screenings will be held at the Plaza Stadium Theatre in Beaufort, SC with admission being FREE to the general public. Check in time is 11:30am...

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03 Oct Congratulations to Mike Bedenbaugh and Preservation South Carolina

The Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation has just become Preservation South Carolina.  Through their able Director Michael Bedenbaugh they have helped local individuals and organizations save important structures in Beaufort and are now working on an exciting initiative on Daufuskie Island. Thanks Mike and crew for your good work not the least was advocacy for the Reconstruction Era Monuments in Beaufort County. Preservation South Carolina  ...

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29 Sep The Hunger Games for Second Helpings – Oct. 29

The Hunger Games, a fun-filled fund-raising event for Second Helpings, will be held on Dataw Island on Sunday, October 29, at 3:00 pm. Event include live and silent auction, dinner, wine and beer, and music . Tickets $35. Contact Donna Klein 843-838-9756....

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