News briefs for August 30th

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Marsh Road closing postponed

Beaufort County Public Works crews are preparing to perform work to repair and improve the stormwater drainage system that runs under the Beaufort County Government Robert Smalls Complex parking lot and Marsh Road in Beaufort. The crews will be removing and replacing damaged sections of pipe that outfall into the adjacent marsh.

Work had been scheduled to start Aug. 20, but the county now anticipates a start date in early September.  An update will be issued once a new start date is confirmed.

Beaufort offers free electronics recycling

The Beaufort County Public Works Department Solid Waste and Recycling Office will host two free electronics recycling events for county residents. The events will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the following locations on Saturday, Sept. 8:

  • Beaufort County Public Works, 9 Benton Field Road, Bluffton
  • Beaufort County Public Works, 140 Shanklin Road, Beaufort 

Any personal computers, laptops, CRT monitors, LCD monitors, CRT televisions, non-CRT televisions, printers, hard drives and miscellaneous electronics (microwaves, cell phones, radios, fax machines, and typewriters) will be accepted. If you have questions about Beaufort County recycling events, please call the Solid Waste and Recycling Office at 843-255-2736 for more information or visit their website at

Indivisible Beaufort to discuss healthcare 

Reduced-cost healthcare with broader access and improved outcomes is the subject of the Sept. 8  Indivisible Beaufort meeting.

The public is invited to attend the meeting at the St. Helena Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road,  starting at 11:30 a.m. 

Dr. David Keely, President of the S.C. Chapter of Physicians for a National Health Care Program, will be speaker. He has served as public health director in three counties for the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control and in the National Health Care Corps. 

Dr. Keely is a proponent of universal healthcare and supports H.R. 676, the “Medicare for All” bill currently before Congress. 

Indivisible Beaufort 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. 

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