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64th Annual Water Festival off to great start

Photo by BOB SOFALY Boy Scouts with Den 1 and Den 272, Troop 251 and 1712 all give the proper hand salute during the Posting of the Colors at the opening ceremonies for the 64th annual Beaufort Water Festival on Friday, July 12 at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park. For a full schedule of events, visit www.bftwaterfestival.com  Keep Reading

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Hundreds in Beaufort turn out to protest U.S. detention camps

More than 200 people attended a Lights for Liberty Vigil on Friday night in Beaufort in protest of U.S. detention camps along the southern border. The demonstration was part of a worldwide effort held in objection of the inhumane conditions faced by migrants.  The local effort was organized by the League of Women Voters Beaufort,… Keep Reading

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Mossy Oaks flood plan unveiled at community meeting

By MINDY LUCAS Judy Teas remembers Oct. 8, 2016 well. Not only was it the day Hurricane Matthew blew through Beaufort, it was the day water came gushing into her Mossy Oaks home. “I had 8 inches in my house, and my neighbor had 18 inches,” she said, shaking her head. After Matthew, Teas moved… Keep Reading

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Rainey lands vintage plane on Cat Island golf course

By BOB SOFALY As the old saying goes, any landing you can walk away from is a good one. Mike Rainey of Beaufort proved it to be accurate. Rainey’s 1943 De Havilland  Tiger Moth suffered a damaged propeller during a Thursday afternoon flight around Beaufort and  landed on Cat Island’s golf course. A foot-long piece… Keep Reading

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2019 BEAUFORT WATER FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, JULY 12 Festival Arts & Crafts Market  Location: Promenade at Waterfront Park  Event Details: Noon – 7 p.m. Opening Ceremonies Sponsored by The Preserve at Port Royal Entertainment: The Parris Island Marine Band & Fireworks at Dusk Location: Waterfront Park Event Details: Free. Gates open at 6 p.m., Ceremony at 7 p.m. Free shuttle… Keep Reading

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Cunningham tours Beaufort’s National Historic Monument

By MINDY LUCAS U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham toured several Reconstruction Era National Historical Park sites in Beaufort on Tuesday, July 2, as part of a scheduled visit that included a group of student journalists. About 20 people, including volunteers, park staff and a group of area students, gathered at the park’s visitor center in the… Keep Reading

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Everyone loves a parade

By BOB SOFALY Things are done a little differently in the Land’s End Community on St. Helena Island. The annual Fourth of July Golf Cart Parade was no exception. It was held on Saturday, July 6, so everyone had a chance to participate. This year’s theme was Southern Hospitality. Y’all come back now. Ya hear! Keep Reading

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