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Gubernatorial candidate McLeod visits St. Helena

Above: S.C. State Senator Mia McLeod (D), right, discusses how she would change state government if elected Governor of South Carolina in 2024. Sen. McLeod made a campaign stop Friday afternoon at the Gullah Geechee Visitors Center at LyBensons Gallery & Studio on St. Helena Island.  By Mike McCombs Mia McLeod, a State Senator from… Keep Reading


Conroy Center to host Lowcountry Book Club Convention

Above: Author Tamara Winfrey Harris From staff reports The nonprofit Pat Conroy Literary Center will host its fifth annual Lowcountry Book Club Convention as a series of live and virtual events held from Tuesday, Sept. 21, through Saturday, Sept. 25. This year’s presenting authors include New York Times bestsellers Tamara Winfrey Harris (Dear Black Girl)… Keep Reading


TCL hosting Shorts at High Noon

From staff reports Shorts at High Noon, the collaboration between the Beaufort Film Society and the Technical College of the Lowcountry (TCL), runs through November 17. Screenings are from noon to 1 p.m. every Wednesday at TCL’s Beaufort campus and are free and open to the public. Check-in is at 11:30 a.m. Masks are required.… Keep Reading


Lowcountry Wind Symphony seeking musicians

From staff reports The Lowcountry Wind Symphony (LWS) is seeking new members as it returns to a regular concert season after an 18-month hiatus. Woodwind, Brass, and Percussion players are welcome. There is no audition required. Rehearsals have started and are held Wednesday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Beaufort High School Band… Keep Reading


Novel by Port Royal’s Susan Stone sees 2nd edition

From staff reports The second edition of Port Royal author Susan Stone’s 2011 novel “We Heard You” will debut Saturday, Sept. 18 at Stone’s store, ZenDen, at 707 Paris Avenue in Port Royal. The book, published by YBR Publishing of Ridgeland will be available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Her novel has previoiusly received… Keep Reading


USCB Center for the Arts opens season with All Shook Up

From staff reports USC Beaufort’s Center for the Arts opens its exciting new season at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 18 at the Beaufort Theatre Company’s performance of “All Shook Up,” inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 18; 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 24; and 7:30 p.m., Saturday,… Keep Reading

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