News briefs for December 20th

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City of Beaufort unveils new website

The City of Beaufort launched a new website on Monday, Dec. 17, marking the completion of a six-month project in partnership with CivicPlus to redesign the site.

“This is another step in improving the city’s communications,” City Manager Bill Prokop said. “This improvement is per the city’s Strategic Plan developed by City Council.” 

The new website not only features a new design and easier navigation, but also allows users to:

  • Sign up for notifications
  • Read current news stories and announcements
  • Review upcoming meetings and events
  • Easily access agendas and minutes
  • Submit requests and follow the status of those requests

With the new website, the City of Beaufort will be able to increase its community engagement and enhance the communication between residents and the local government. Visit the website at

Clyburn Fellowship to accept new applicants 

The South Carolina Democratic Party has announced that applications for the 2019 class of the James E. Clyburn Fellowship are now open. 

The James E. Clyburn Fellowship seeks to train young professionals in South Carolina for a successful career in politics and public service. The extensive training provided by the Fellowship equips future leaders of the Democratic Party with skills critical to running and winning elections. 

Interested applicants can visit for more information. The deadline is January 15, 2019.

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