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Sherri and Tommy O’Brien of Kobuch’s Fireworks on Savannah Highway were busy selling fireworks for home use Friday afternoon. The O’Briens said all their fireworks are made in China, and delivery concerns made maintaining inventory impossible this year. They were able to stock most of their shelves but were not able to reorder. “What you… Keep Reading


Walmart hosting one-day hiring event

From staff reports Walmart is hosting on-the-spot interviews at its hiring events at its Beaufort County stores from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, July 8. Walmart is looking to hire local residents who would like to join the team at their neighborhood Walmart with full-time or part-time positions. This includes positions at both the… Keep Reading


New frame shop, gallery open in Beaufort

From staff reports  Fran’s Frame Shop and Gallery, at 1180 Ribault Road in the Magnolia Center, has opened for business.  Owner Fran Sobieski specializes in framing, art restoration, Gullah art, folk art, local historic prints and handmade gifts. Sobieski, a local art dealer for 25 years, has been involved with several Beaufort area galleries, including… Keep Reading


Glass manufacturer coming to Beaufort, bringing jobs

From staff reports Materials Research Group, a glass manufacturer based in Rozelle, N.J., has announced plans to open a facility at the Beaufort Commerce Park, investing $3.1 million and creating 27 new jobs, according to press releases from the City of Beaufort and S.C. Governor Henry McMaster’s office. The facility, which will be 10,000 square… Keep Reading


Six Priorities for the Sandwich Generation

By Wells Fargo Advisors  The “Sandwich Generation”—adults caring for aging parents as well as children— faces several stressful challenges that come from trying to juggle everyone’s needs. One of those top stressors: finances, such as how to cover education and health care costs and still save enough for retirement. The demands often compete with one… Keep Reading

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