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County business license renewals due May 31 

Businesses that operate in the unincorporated areas of Beaufort County must renew their county business licenses by May 31. Those who pay after the deadline are subject to a penalty of 5 percent of the unpaid fee for each month or portion of the month past the due date. The county mailed renewal forms to license holders in January. For a renewal form, go to www.bcgov.net. For more information, call the Beaufort County Business License Department at 843-255-2270.

CenturyLink offers Internet Basics program

CenturyLink, Inc., one of the nation’s leading Internet service providers, is celebrating Older Americans Month by offering its Internet Basics program in the Beaufort area to improve broadband adoption and use by qualifying older, low-income consumers.

The goal of CenturyLink’s Internet Basics program is to reduce broadband cost barriers for economically disadvantaged consumers. To help get more older Americans online, CenturyLink is offering discounted high-speed Internet service starting at $9.95 per month, plus applicable taxes and fees, for up to 1.5 Mbps download speed to eligible consumers in Beaufort..

For more information, please visit www.centurylink.com/internetbasics.

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