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Rotary Club of Beaufort honors local law enforcement officers

From staff reports On Wednesday, Aug. 11, the Rotary Club of Beaufort, Beaufort’s oldest Rotary club, honored four local law enforcement officers with the Rotary’s Jesse Altman Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award and recognized Marine Sgt. Gabriel B. George of the MCAS Beaufort Provost Marshal’s Office, as the overall Law Enforcement Officer of… Keep Reading


Charitable giving considerations for 2021

By Wells Fargo Advisors  If the COVID-19 pandemic’s far-reaching impacts have you looking to enhance your charitable giving, be sure to remember these tax-related considerations for 2021:  Cash gifts. A special rule for this year allows taxpayers who do not itemize deductions to claim up to $300 ($600 for joint filers) for gifts to qualifying… Keep Reading


Closing the door on Deals

 Connie Kling retiring, shutting down business after nearly 40 years on Bay Street By Mike McCombsPhotos by Bob Sofaly  Across the windows at 724 Bay Street are big white signs.  “Retirement Sale.”  “Store Closing.”  Behind the signs, the window displays, once a hallmark of Deals, are all but empty, housing just a few old mannequins,… Keep Reading


Judge rules for County in billboard dispute

Adams Outdoor Advertising found guilty of violating county code  Above: Adams Outdoor Advertising was recently found guilty of violating Beaufort County code for work conducted on two billboards, like the one seen here, along Highway 21 near Stokes Brown Toyota. Photo courtesy of Beaufort County.  From staff reports  Judge Nancy Sadler on Friday, July 23,… Keep Reading


LIBPA returns in-person

From staff reports The Lady’s Island Business Professional Association will return to in-person monthly meetings beginning with the 8 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10 meeting. State Senator Tom Davis will be the featured speaker for the August meeting. The public is welcome to stop by for coffee and conversation. The meeting will be held at the… Keep Reading