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Help still available for struggling Beaufort renters

By Mike McCombs Help remains available for Beaufort County renters struggling during the Covid-19 pandemic, as S.C. Housing’s SC Stay Plus assistance program is still taking applications. SC Stay Plus provides payments directly to landlords and utility companies for “cost-burdened” renters who meet certain criteria. As of Monday, fewer than 10 percent of the county’s… Keep Reading



How to ask other parents if they are vaccinated If you and your child have been vaccinated for COVID-19, you may be wondering if their friends’ families have been vaccinated too. But, is it okay to ask?  “I think most of the time a conversation resolves a lot. Keeping things mysterious and unknown and everybody… Keep Reading


BCSD, BMH team up for 2 vaccination clinics

From staff reports Although the COVID-19 vaccine is not mandatory for students to return to school, the Beaufort County School District (BCSD) has partnered with Beaufort Memorial Hospital (BMH) in offering two free drive-through Pfizer vaccination clinics this week for anyone 12 and older. A parent/guardian must accompany any child. South of the Broad The… Keep Reading


COVID surge continues in county, state

From staff reports COVID-19 numbers continue to increase both across the state of South Carolina and here in Beaufort. Statewide, South Carolina reported 1,954 new cases and 11 deaths on Tuesday. There are 1,248 COVID patients hospitalized statewide. That number is at its highest since two days before Valentine’s Day. Locally, the average for confirmed… Keep Reading


BJHCHS holding free vaccination events

From staff reports The Beaufort Jasper Hampton Comprehensive Health System (BJHCHS) and health centers nationwide are celebrating the 2021 National Health Center Week through Aug. 14. This year’s theme is “Community Health Centers: The Chemistry for Strong Communities.” The BJHCHS is celebrating by continuing efforts to protect communities by offering several free community vaccination events.… Keep Reading


COVID surges in Beaufort

Beaufort Memorial, City encouraging citizens to get vaccinated   By Mike McCombs  As COVID numbers continue to climb again across the state of South Carolina and the nation as a whole, Beaufort is right there in the middle of the surge.  The statewide numbers reported Tuesday by the S.C. DHEC, reflecting Sunday’s data, indicate there were… Keep Reading

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