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Indivisible Beaufort meets March 7

Indivisible Beaufort’s March 7 meeting will focus on the issue of voter suppression and how to prevent it.

Michael “Nathan” Campbell, an educator at May River High School, will present “A Guide to Fighting Voter Suppression.” The documentary SUPPRESSED by filmmaker Robert Greenwald will also be shown.

Mr. Campbell currently runs the Youth in Government, Model United Nations and Academic World Quest programs at the school as well as serving as the Advanced Placement Coordinator.

The meeting will take place at 11:30 a.m. in the St. Helena Island Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island.

Indivisible Beaufort S.C. is a non-partisan group of local residents who believe this nation embodies rights and respect for all. The group is working to ensure those rights and freedoms remain available to everyone. For more information contact JusticeIndivisibleBSC@gmail.com.

County holding meeting on Cat Island zoning

The Beaufort County Planning Department will host a public meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 19 to discuss the current zoning use for all areas of Cat Island, to include its golf course, in addition to information about procedures related to the County’s development and rezoning processes.

The meeting will be held in the County Council Chambers, Administration Building, Robert Smalls Government Complex, 100 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. Beaufort County Planning Director Eric Greenway will be the guest speaker. For more information, please contact the Beaufort County Planning Department at 843-255-2140.

School district seeks community feedback on draft strategic plan

The Beaufort County School District is holding two public forums to seek community feedback on a draft of the district’s 2020-21 strategic plan.

One forum will be held for residents of northern Beaufort County and one for residents of southern Beaufort County, although residents may attend either event:

Thursday, March 5 – 5:30-7:30 p.m., school district office, 2900 Mink Point Blvd., Beaufort.

Tuesday, March 10 – 5:30-7:30 p.m., Bluffton High School, 12 H.E. McCracken Circle, Bluffton.

Each forum will include an overview of the draft strategic plan’s components as well as breakout sessions for stakeholder groups to review, evaluate and comment on the draft plan’s goals and actions.

Good Neighbor Free Medical Clinic of Beaufort seeks executive director

The Good Neighbor Free Medical Clinic of Beaufort is in search of an Executive Director. The Executive Director manages all non-clinical aspects and programs of the clinic and nurtures the delivery of high-quality healthcare services. Primary responsibilities include overall administration of the organization, management of staff and volunteers, developing and cultivating cooperative relationships with community groups and organizations, fiscal oversight, fundraising, grant writing and resource development and other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors. Full Time. Salary is negotiable. Send info to SearchBeaufort@gmail.com.

Elliot’s Beach closed on MCRD Parris Island

The U.S. Army’s Charlie Company, 51st Expeditionary Signal Battalion from Fort Lewis, Wash., will be conducting a field training exercise at Elliot’s Beach on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island through March 8. During this time, access will be closed to all pedestrians and non-official vehicles.

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