santa elena

07 Mar Santa Elena and “Spanish Colonial Trail”

Note from Santa Elena History Center: Subject: UPDATE: Santa Elena returns from DC Trip - Photos I am happy to share with you that the Santa Elena team has returned from a successful trip to Washington DC, where we promoted the Santa Elena History Center, Heritage Tourism, Beaufort County and our partners St. Augustine and Joara (NC) which comprise a “Spanish Colonial Trail.” You can see photos of our adventures here: Media: Please contact me with questions if you would like to help us announce this exciting opportunity! Megan Meyer ...

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07 Mar Character Education Student(s) of the Month for February

Announcement from Gregory A. McCord, Ed.D - Chief Auxiliary Services Officer  We are happy to announce our Character Education Student(s) of the Month for February (character trait-Honesty) below! The students were selected based on nominations from each of our schools. Each nominee’s information was vetted by a panel and the finalists are named below. With the assistance of the municipalities, we are able to recognize additionally three students based on where their school is clustered! For Northern BCSD and from Beaufort High School = Ben Browne 12th grade For Southern BCSD and...

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Pat Conroy

07 Mar “Man wonders but God decides when to kill the Prince of Tides”

When the newspaper asked me to submit an essay about Pat Conroy, I was daunted at first. They told me they wanted something a bit different from all that is filling cyber space through social media. I wanted to do no more than write about our huge loss and the memories that will last.  So  I wrote about what is but a microcosm of the many devoted relationships between Pat and his many, many friends. Keyserling: Pat Conroy bonded with other ‘orphans’ who landed in Beaufort    ...

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Beaufort Arts Council

04 Mar Come celebrate the inaugural ArtPop reception

NEWS RELEASE COME CELEBRATE THE INAUGURAL ARTPOP RECEPTION MARCH 15, 2016 AT 5:30PM BEAUFORT INN’S TABBY PLACE 913 Port Republic Street BEAUFORT, SC, – The Beaufort Arts Council (, will be hosting an ArtPop Reception to introduce the winners of this year’s inaugural ArtPop Program. Come celebrate this great work by local artists. Beaufort Arts Council, Adams Outdoor Advertising and ArtPop founder Wendy Hickey partnered to launch the local program in our area. In addition to the Artpop introduction, BAC and Mather Academy will be having a brief annual meeting and program. There will...

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04 Mar Call for Entries: 2017 Beaufort International Film Festival

NEWS RELEASE Call for Entries: 2017 Beaufort International Film Festival The Beaufort International Film Festival is now accepting entries for their 11 annual festival which takes place February 15-19, 2017 in the historic town of Beaufort, SC   BEAUFORT, S.C. - March 4, 2016  -- The Beaufort Film Society has announced that it is now accepting entries for the 11th annual Beaufort International  International Film Festival (BIFF) held in Beaufort, SC.  Categories for competition are: Features , Documentaries, Short Films, Student Films, Animation, and Screenplays.  The festival will be held February 15 - 19, 2017. The...

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Beaufort History Museum

29 Feb Beaufort History Museum Holds Annual Meeting

BEAUFORT HISTORY MUSEUM CONTACT:      Carla Marsh                                      Carol Lauvray           For Immediate Release Beaufort History Museum Holds Annual Meeting 2016 Exhibits and New Board Members Announced   Beaufort, SC – February 16, 2016 – The Beaufort History Museum held it’s annual meeting on Tuesday, January 26, at the museum’s main hall. Nearly fifty museum members and guests attended.   Board President Carol Lauvray presided over the meeting. She reported on the progress the Museum has made over the past year, citing the growth in membership, the dramatic increase in the number of visitors and many successful new exhibits...

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