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American Legion honors local students

From staff reports In June, American Legion Beaufort Post 9 and Post 207 Auxiliary sponsored 10 young men and 10 young women, all local high school rising seniors, to South Carolina’s Palmetto Boys and Girls State encampments. Post 9 recently celebrated these future leaders at a ceremony where they received praise for their activities at… Keep Reading

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EDUCATION BRIEFS

BOE approves referendum project construction firm for Robert Smalls renovation In late August, the Beaufort County Board of Education approved an amendment that finalized an October 2020 deal with with Kansas City-based JE Dunn Construction to build a new Robert Smalls International Academy and demolish the existing facility for a guaranteed maximum price of nearly… Keep Reading

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Whale Branch Middle School moves to temporary virtual instruction

District: More than half the student body is under quarantine From staff reports Whale Branch Middle School (WBMS) will be temporarily shifting to virtual instruction this Friday for one full school week, according to a release from the Beaufort County School District (BCSD). This temporary, all-virtual, learning period is scheduled thru Friday, Sept. 17. Regular… Keep Reading

School board needs to follow all of the law

 The Murdaugh murders and the rampant spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant have dominated local news coverage over the past several months. Other stories that might normally garner attention have been squeezed off news pages, forced to take a back seat.  The Charleston Post and Courier has answered with a concerted, investigative effort aimed primarily… Keep Reading

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