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A Taste of Beaufort: Come sample a weekend of fun

Main Street Beaufort, USA announces the 12th annual A Taste of Beaufort Festival Friday, May 6 and Saturday May, 7, 2011 at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park. The festival kicks off Friday, May 6, from 6-10 p.m. with Shaggin’ With A Taste.  DJ Jim Bowers will be playing the best beach music and co-sponsors, The… Keep Reading

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SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT TO BE LIBPA GUEST SPEAKER FOR MAY

Dr. Valerie Truesdale is completing her fourth year as superintendent of Beaufort County School District.  Before coming to Beaufort, she was the superintendent for Oconee County School District. Prior to that, she was the Chief Instructional Services Officer for Lexington and Richland counties and served as senior executive assistant for the South Carolina Department of… Keep Reading

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Beaufort to hold special election

A special election will be held July 19 to fill the Beaufort City Council seat left vacant with longtime leader Gary Fordham’s passing. The filing deadline is noon Saturday, June 4, for candidates interested in the position. The Beaufort City Council approved the required resolution last Tuesday evening. Keep Reading

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EMS TO HOLD CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY CHECK

Beaufort County EMS, in partnership with Low Country Safe Kids and the Beaufort Kiwanis Club, will teach people how to maximize protection of their young passengers at a free car seat inspection Saturday, May 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Beaufort Town Center, located on Boundary Street near Kmart. Keep Reading

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Our Site is Still Under Construction

The Island News is excited to present a new website to our faithful readers. We are still under construction, so please look for the new and improved website soon. Thank you.   Wendy Pollitzer Editor, The Island News Keep Reading

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MCAS Beaufort Air Show 2011

Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort will host nearly 150,000 of its closest friends and neighbors at the 2011 Beaufort Air Show on Saturday, April 30, and Sunday, May 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is no cost for the general public to attend the show. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs to watch… Keep Reading