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City selects company to restore windows at historic building

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From staff reports The City of Beaufort has selected Shenandoah Restorations of Irmo, S.C., to restore the 29 windows in the historic Carnegie Library building in downtown Beaufort. Several of the windows were damaged by Hurricanes Matthew and Irma. In July 2020, the City was awarded a grant of $188,500 from the South Carolina Historic…

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PATIENTLY WAITING

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Eddie Jackson of Palmetto Training waits patiently for people interested in taking technical education classes to stop by his kiosk and chat during the SC Works Open House on Thursday at the SC Works office on Castle Rock Road. Jackson said the technical education puts people in contention for top paying technical jobs offering $20…

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City adopts model business license ordinance

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From staff reports The City of Beaufort will replace its current Business License Ordinance with a new model business license that is being adopted statewide to bring uniformity to business license rate classes throughout the State of South Carolina. City Council took that action at its Tuesday, Sept. 14 meeting during the first reading of…

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County grants Beaufort County Distance Learning Fund additional $100,000

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From staff reports Beaufort County has allocated an additional $100,000 to the Beaufort County Distance Learning Fund of Coastal Community Foundation. The Beaufort County Distance Learning Fund will support nonprofits in Beaufort County that are currently providing educational support services such as virtual learning, socially distanced learning, and supplemental academic enrichment, or those that would…

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A day of remembrance

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 Beaufort marks 20th anniversary of 9/11  Above: Children of Beaufort and Port Royal first responders lead the assembled crowd of more than 1,000 people in the Pledge of Allegiance to kick off the 20th Anniversary of 9/11, on Friday at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park. Photos by Bob Sofaly. From staff reports  A large crowd…

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