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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.

100 Women Who Care make gift to Lions Club

The 100 Women Who Care – Beaufort Chapter has selected the Beaufort Lions Club to receive a $12,500 gift for their work in assisting citizens of northern Beaufort County with vision needs such as eye examinations, glasses, and eye surgeries.

The group of 100 emphatic women is committed to supporting the needs of northern Beaufort County residents. The Beaufort Lions Club will use the gift to continue its work assisting citizens of northern Beaufort County with vision needs.

The Beaufort Lions Club meets the first and third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Golden Corral on Robert Smalls Parkway, and the 100 Women Who Care – Beaufort Chapter meets quarterly at the First Presbyterian Church at the corner of North and Church.

Coastline features two mayors

A new episode of The County Channel’s series Coastline features the mayors of southern Beaufort County. Joining host Suzanne Larson, is Town of Hilton Head Island Mayor John McCann and Town of Bluffton Mayor Lisa Sulka. This 67th Coastline episode highlights the many changes happening within each town and the proposed referendum. Mayor McCann explains how investing in the town’s future starts with the citizens who live there. Mayor Sulka provides insight on town initiatives to work alongside others at the
County level.

Coastline airs on The County Channel Sundays at 9:30 a.m., Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m., Thursdays at 8 p.m., and Fridays at 9 a.m. Coastline is a monthly news show filmed in-studio and produced by The County Channel.

Watch all programming for The County Channel on Comcast Ch. 2, Hargray Chs. 9 and 113, and Spectrum Ch. 1304. Viewers can also watch programming live and on-demand at The County Channel’s website at

Lowcountry GOP Victory Headquarters grand opening

The Lowcountry GOP – the Beaufort County GOP, the Jasper County GOP, SCGOP 2020 Victory and Team Graham – will hold a grand opening for its victory headquarters from noon until 4 p.m. Saturday, March 14 at 149 Riverwalk Blvd. in Ridgeland (Riverwalk Commons off Hwy. 170).

There will be refreshments, campaign materials and volunteer sign-ups. For more information, contact, visit or text or call 843-608-3214.

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