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All signs point to Cook Out coming to Beaufort

 By Mike McCombs  If you’ve been hungry for another fast food option in Beaufort, you could be in luck. All signs point to Cook Out coming to Robert Smalls Parkway.  Two parcels totaling 1.881 acres at 122 Robert Smalls Parkway – the site of the now-closed Golden Corral steakhouse – were sold Jan. 8, 2021… Keep Reading


Chamber’s Civitas Awards honor Beaufort’s finest

 From staff reports  More than 175 Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce and community members gathered Thursday, Oct. 14 on the lawn at the Coosaw River Club for the Chamber’s annual Civitas Awards, where the individuals and businesses that make Beaufort special were honored.  This year’s winners include:  Torchbearer Award for overall economic impact – Beaufort… Keep Reading

Business owner gives $30,000 to non-profits

From staff reports Beaufort’s Larry Mark and his wife Robyn, owners of Beaufort furniture store FWDG, recently made donations totaling in excess of $30,000 to 24 Beaufort County non-profit charities and organizations in the “spirit of birthday giving” at an event honoring the Larry Mark’s 70th birthday. “Turning 70 is a milestone,” FWDG President Larry… Keep Reading


Five ways to help protect your family online

By Wells Fargo Advisors From listening to music to ordering groceries to working from home, almost all aspects of our daily lives are connected to the internet in some way. But our always-connected nature can come with risks: According to the FBI’s “2020 Internet Crime Report,” the bureau’s Internet Crime Complaint Center averaged almost 15,000… Keep Reading


Breakfast chain plans to expand to Beaufort County

From staff reports Eggs Up Grill, a breakfast, brunch, and lunch brand with 50 restaurants in Georgia, Florida, the Carolinas, and Virginia, plans to expand in Beaufort and Hilton Head and is seeking multi-unit franchisees, according to a media release from the company. Eggs Up Grill, which recently ranked as the No. 1 breakfast franchise… Keep Reading



A Shrimp Fest smash: Event draws record crowds after a Covid cancellation Above: Three thousand, nine hundred and forty-four plastic shrimp were released into the Beaufort River from the shrimp trawler Palmetto Pride during the annual Sea Island Rotary Club Shrimp Race with nothing more than the tide to carry toward the finish line. Photos… Keep Reading

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