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President OKs Reconstruction monument

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Photo above: A standing-room crowd at St. Helena’s historic Brick Baptist Church in December strongly supported the efforts to create a federally-designated Reconstruction Era monument in the Beaufort area. Staff reports President Barack Obama recently gave the go-ahead to create a national monument to the Reconstruction Era with sites in Beaufort, St. Helena Island and Port…

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Little girl saves day

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Staff reports An 8-year-old girl played a big role in saving a dog and a man who was stuck up to his chest in pluff mud, according to a police report. The incident started at about 9:45 a.m. Jan. 16 when firefighters from the City of Beaufort/Town of Port Royal Fire Department responded to a…

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News briefs for January 19th-25th

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Photo above: The Beaufort Fund awarded $588,000 to local nonprofits at an event on Jan. 12. 59 nonprofits get grants from foundation The Coastal Community Foundation, a grantmaking organization serving coastal South Carolina, recently announced $588,000 in awards from The Beaufort Fund’s 2017 grant cycle. Fifty-nine nonprofits from the Lowcountry – Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper counties…

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Leadership program gets underway

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Photo above: Distinguished professor emeritus of history at the University of South Carolina, Dr. Larry Rowland, explains that all American history started in Beaufort County. Photo by Steve Brown. The Beaufort County Senior Leadership Program (BCSL), established in 1993, recently kicked off its 2017 program. BCSL is offered by Clemson University with the co-sponsorship of the…

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Police blotter for January 19th-25th

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Man charged with offenses involving minor In August 2016, a concerned parent of an underage girl from Bluffton reported found multiple sexually explicit chats through social media apps on her mobile telephone, according to a Beaufort Count Sheriff’s Office report. Investigators met with the girl and learned she had been chatting with a man over…

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