Business briefs for August 3rd-9th

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Photo above: American Legion Beaufort Post 9 is striving to promote both patriotism and businesses in the Beaufort area by calling attention to those that proudly display the U.S. flag at their location. Post 9 presents those enterprises with a framed certificate thanking them. Here, Post 9 Vice Commander Paul Sweet presents  Lisa  and Jay Elder of The Original Streamer Oyster & Steakhouse with a certificate of appreciation for displaying the nation’s flag.

Collins Construction opens office in Beaufort

Collins Construction announced that it has opened an office at 129 Burton Hill Road, Unit G, in Beaufort. 

The firm’s current projects in South Carolina include Beaufort Memorial Hospital’s Birthing Center, a Home 2 Suites Hilton Hotel and Beaufort Grainger Nissan. 

“Although we have been working on projects in South Carolina for more than 25 years, we are thrilled to have a permanent location there and an opportunity to further establish roots in the community,” said Dawn Morgan, president and owner of Collins Construction. 

“I believe that our success in South Carolina is attributed to the same factors as here in Savannah – we have a strong team that is committed to delivering what we promise.”

Collins Construction has recently celebrated its 25th anniversary and was purchased by Morgan in 2009. Services include design, renovation and new construction for industrial, commercial, residential, education and healthcare. 

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Bay Haircrafters Salon gets new location  

After almost 40 years as a downtown Beaufort hair salon, Bay Haircrafters is relocating to Lady’s Island.  

Sibet Talley Copeland, owner and stylist, opened her new location at 53 Sams Point Road, Oakwood Plaza II, on Aug. 2.

The new location adds parking and easy access for clients and is in the same complex that houses the Comcast Service Center.

Bay Haircrafters was established in 1977 by Sibets Mother and has stayed in family hands. 

Sibet joined the business in 1986 and has been keeping her Beaufort patrons well styled ever since.

Bay Haircrafters Salon intends to continue those same services at its new location. 

Salon hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; 2-7 p.m. Tuesday; and 5-7 p.m. by appointment only. 

Walk-ins are welcome.

Call 843-524-6889.

Public is invited to First Friday event

First Friday After Five, an event sponsored by the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce, will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, in downtown Beaufort.

This is an opportunity to explore galleries and downtown shops. 

There will be refreshments and live music.