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The haunted house

 Famous Beaufort residence The Castle, long rumored to be haunted, open for Halloween night   By Ryan Copeland  Southern tours, even the kind taken by car with the intent of prospecting a good retirement option, generally involve stopping at roadside markets and charming bed and breakfasts and trying to decide whether or not to pull at the… Keep Reading



Eric Jackson of Chester, Pa., gives a living history lesson while portraying S.C. Congressman Robert Smalls during Saturday’s Penn Center Harvest Day on St. Helena Island. Jackson wove together Smalls’ great 19th Century achievements with modern day issues. Photo by Bob Sofaly. Keep Reading


Friends of Fort Fremont land 3 preservation grants

From staff reports  Three preservation grants have been awarded to the Friends of Fort Fremont. The grants will fund a structural engineering study of Batteries Jesup and Fornance located in Beaufort County’s Fort Fremont Preserve.  The batteries were built between 1898 and 1899 on St. Helena Island during the Spanish-American War and are listed on… Keep Reading