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Community Foundation gives nearly $770,000 in scholarships

From staff reports Community Foundation of the Lowcountry has announced its 2021-2022 academic year scholarship recipients. In total, 151 students received $769,765 through 196 scholarship awards. Scholarship recipients will be attending more than 71 different colleges and universities, spanning the continental United States, from California to the East Coast. Since 1994, Community Foundation of the… Keep Reading

Arts/Community

LET THE MUSIC PLAY

Beth Hawks, center, of Lady’s Island spins as she dances with her friend Pat Johnston during the Port Royal Street Music concert Saturday on Paris Avenue in Port Royal. The brutal heat and high humidity gave way to a gentle sea breeze coming off Battery Creek and made for a near perfect night. The next… Keep Reading

Community/News

Successful 65th Water Festival comes to a close

 By Mike McCombs  For Erin “Tank” Morris, Commodore of the 65th annual Beaufort Water Festival on Monday afternoon, there was quite a range of emotions as he assisted in the clean-up of the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park.  “Bittersweet, sad, …,” Morris said.  And happy.  “I think it went fantastic,” Morris said with pride. “I… Keep Reading

Hot dog!

 Firefighters top police in eating contest for charity   By Bob Sofaly  It was epic! It was colossal! It was National Hot Dog Day!  To commemorate the event Wednesday, July 21, and raise money for their favorite charities, the titans from the City of Beaufort Police Department and the Beaufort/Port Royal Fire Department squared off to… Keep Reading