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The haunted house

 Famous Beaufort residence The Castle, long rumored to be haunted, open for Halloween night   By Ryan Copeland  Southern tours, even the kind taken by car with the intent of prospecting a good retirement option, generally involve stopping at roadside markets and charming bed and breakfasts and trying to decide whether or not to pull at the… Keep Reading

Business/Community

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

Arts/Community/News

Friends of Beaufort Library Fall Book Sale returns

This year’s bookstravaganza includes new Meet the Authors program  From staff reports  The Friends of the Beaufort Library (FOL) has announced the return of the annual Fall Book Sale November 5-7.  Because of the pandemic, the 2020 sale was canceled, so this year’s sale promises to be bigger and better than ever. The event kicks… Keep Reading

Community/News

PUMPKIN PICKIN’

Cheyanne Genovese and Lucas Diez compare pumpkins they just harvested Saturday afternoon at Dempsey Farms on St. Helena Island. The couple couldn’t decide which one was best, so they ended up buying both. Dempsey Farms U-pick Pumpkin Patch will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m, Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday and from 1… 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

Arts/Community/Education/Schools

303 Associates donates building to USC Beaufort

From staff reports Real estate investment company 303 Associates has donated a building to USC Beaufort Visual Arts and Design. According to Jennifer Phillips of 303 Associates, the building, located at 1211 Harrington Street, was formerly the teen center for the Boys & Girls Club. “USCB began occupying the building in 2020 after some renovations… Keep Reading

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