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County narrowly moves forward with resilience overlay standards  BEAUFORT – It’s been painful to watch the flooding and destruction Hurricane Ida has dumped on the Gulf communities down south, knowing that could happen here in the Lowcountry.  Realizing there’s little we can do to stop hurricanes, two new ordinances proposed by the county’s Storm Water Task Force… Keep Reading

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Big might not necessarily be better  PORT ROYAL – Well, it’s finally happened. Port Royal has more citizens than its neighbor, the City of Beaufort.  According to the 2020 census figures, the town established in 1874 has 14,220 people who say they live there; Beaufort, the county seat incorporated in 1711, has 13,607.  The numbers indicate… Keep Reading

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By Lolita Huckaby Hi ho, hi ho, it’s back to school they go… BEAUFORT – Back to school used to mean new clothes, maybe a new haircut, new book bags and school bus route. Maybe for some families that’s still the case but, for the county’s 20,000 public school students headed back this week, it meant… Keep Reading

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County Planning Commission closing in on their part of Comp Plan  BEAUFORT – Members of the Beaufort County Planning Commission demonstrated Monday night they’ve been doing their homework – reading and pondering the 300-page “Envision Beaufort County,” aka the Comp Plan.  The Commissioners took less than an hour of their regular monthly meeting to review the… Keep Reading

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Summer reading recommendations – Comprehensive plans  BEAUFORT – From the beginning of time, we have had planners. God had a seven-day plan which covered all fronts – first light, then dark, the earth, the water, plants and tree, land and sea creatures and last, but not least, people. Then he rested.  Ever since then, we’ve had… Keep Reading

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Port Royal still cleaning up after Elsa, tying up loose ends on Port property  PORT ROYAL – The i’s have been dotted, the t’s crossed and representatives of Grey Ghost Properties LLC are believed to have updated agreements with the town of Port Royal which will make it easier to sell the 315-acres of waterfront… Keep Reading

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