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Beaufort Academy hosts Great Helicopter Egg Drop

Photos by Bob Sofaly Hundreds of children swarmed the field after a helicopter dropped plastic eggs during the second annual Great Helicopter Egg Drop on Saturday, April, 13 at Beaufort Academy. Some of the prizes tucked away in the eggs included tickets to Disney World, a Nintendo Switch and free tuition to the school. Keep Reading


Supporters pack Whale Branch Middle for Warren

By Mike McCombs SEABROOK – More than 450 people – supporters and those whose curiosity got the best of them – packed Whale Branch Middle School on Monday night to hear U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren speak as part of her 2020 campaign for U.S. President. The 69-year-old Warren (D-Mass.) was the third Democratic presidential hopeful… Keep Reading

Lowcountry Life/News

Q&A with Elizabeth Warren

By Mike McCombs SEABROOK – The Island News was given roughly 10 minutes with Elizabeth Warren, the senator from Massachussetts and 2020 Democratic candidate for president, prior to her organizational rally on Monday night at Whale Branch Middle School. MM: In the last election, there was a battle in the Democratic Party between Bernie Sanders… Keep Reading


Dolphins continue dominant run with three straight shutouts

Battery Creek’s softball team stayed perfect in Region 8-3A play with a pair of lopsided wins over Lake Marion on Thursday. Alexis Ortiz struck out all nine batters she faced and went 2-for-3 with a homer and three RBIs in an 18-0 win in the first game, and Journeigh Doray racked up 12 strikeouts in… Keep Reading


PAL’s online auction returns

For the 10th year in a row, Palmetto Animal League is giving folks a great excuse to shop during their Bid for PAL Online Auction. This event is a unique opportunity to treat yourself and save homeless pets at the same time.  Funds raised benefit abandoned, abused and neglected animals in our community.  The auction… Keep Reading


Brays Island hosting AMIkids croquet fundraiser

Croquet players from across the Lowcountry will converge at Brays Island on May 4 to help AMIkids Beaufort raise money to support its residential education and treatment program for boys who made bad choices.  AMIkids Beaufort is a residential facility in Dale that provides education and numerous hands-on educational opportunities, treatment and behavior modification for… Keep Reading


Business Briefs

Port Royal Vet Hospital hosting open house Port Royal Veterinary Hospital will host an open house from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, May 4, to mark the grand opening of its new state of the art facility. The public is welcome to come tour the facility and meet the doctors and techs. The #StuffySurgery staff… Keep Reading


News Briefs

Stewart named 2019 SC Paramedic of the Year Beaufort County paramedic Angie Stewart was named the 2019 S.C. Paramedic of the Year recently during the South Carolina EMS Symposium in Myrtle Beach. Stewart, a veteran paramedic for more than 26 years, also volunteers with the Colleton County Fire Rescue and was instrumental in implementing the… Keep Reading


School Briefs

Beaufort High hosting Parent Awareness Night The Beaufort High School School Improvement Council is hosting a Parent Awareness Night at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, because sometimes bad things happen to good people. Topics of discussion will include “What YOU can be held liable for,” “Vaping/Juuling/Opiods: They are everywhere,” “Where are they hiding it?” and… Keep Reading


Beaufort’s Anderson right at home at Harbour Town

“Home games” are rare in professional golf, even when your hometown is a golf-crazed place like Beaufort County. Beaufort’s Mark Anderson hopes to make the most of the home-course advantage this week when he tees it up in the 51st annual RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing at Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island.… Keep Reading

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