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At a ground breaking ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 13, a crowd of local officials, community leaders and bicycle enthusiasts gathered at the site of the old Depot Building off Depot Road in Beaufort to commemorate the start of construction on the

City and county officials break ground at the old Depot building in Beaufort to commemorate work on the Spanish Moss Trail.

Spanish Moss Trail. As Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling noted, making the trail a reality was the result of public and private groups working together for a cause that will promote healthy activity and benefit the community. Weston Newton also praised the trail as a way to showcase the beauty of our natural resources. The first section is scheduled to be complete by Thanksgiving.