Business briefs for December 15th-21st

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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, Larry Fries, owner of Carolina Tavern, accepts a Certificate of Appreciation from First Vice Commander Bob Shields.

Kinghorn to host recovery luncheon

Kinghorn Insurance wants to thank their clients, partners, friends, first responders, contractors and all who have played a role in helping Beaufort get back on its feet after Hurricane Matthew.

The company will hold a luncheon Thursday, Dec. 15, to express its gratitude.

The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Kinghorn offices at 910 Carteret St. in Beaufort.

New home services business is launched 

Eric and Kimberly Larsen have announced the formation of a new business serving Northern Beaufort County: Larsen Home Services.

The locally owned and operated business will offer a wide menu of services including general maintenance and construction, property management and concierge services.

Under the general maintenance and construction umbrella, Larsen Home Services will be providing maintenance/handyman services, remodeling and light residential construction as well as interior/exterior painting, power washing and more.

The property management division will offer absentee homeowner services including property checks, key holding services and housekeeping, while concierge services will include airport transfers, grocery delivery, event planning and more.

The Larsens are longtime residents of Beaufort County and have a breadth of combined local experience in the construction and real estate industries.

For more information, contact Kimberly Larsen at 843-564-8694, or visit