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Arts

Broadway Bound Camp for Kids

Aspiring actors ages 7-11 are invited to participate in a two-week theater camp hosted by USCB Center for the Arts and the Beaufort Children’s Theatre from June 20 – July 1 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Campers will engage in all aspects of musical theater while gaining self-confidence and the ability… Keep Reading

Arts

Art students give to Hope Haven

Exceeding all expectations, the art students of Ms. Nela Beyer, “Junior Artists of the Lowcountry,” raised a donation of $980 to go towards the Hope Haven/SEEWALL Child project. Children beamed and cameras flashed as the check was presented to members of the board of directors of SEEWALL Child. Keep Reading

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Open House at New Image Salon

The public is invited to attend an open house at New Image Salon on Saturday, June 18 at 1615 Paris Avenue, East in Port Royal from 4 – 7 p.m. Bring your family and friends and meet Port Royal’s newest team of hair, nail and skin care professionals who are ready to serve you. Keep Reading

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Create lasting memories with family portraits

  By Susan Stott-Smith Since we moved here from Maryland two months ago, we go to the Hunting Island every Sunday. This week, I sat and watched a young family playing with their tow-headed little boy. I turned to my husband of 28 years and asked, “Where have the past 20 years gone?” It seems… Keep Reading

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Will the real Somerset Point please stand up?

By Kimberly Byrd Coosaw River Estates? Somerset Point at Lady’s Island? What exactly is the true story behind this beautiful piece of property situated by the pristine waters and marshes of the Coosaw River and Intercoastal Waterway, located off of Brickyard Road on gorgeous Lady’s Island? Well, here it is. Keep Reading

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SCAD welcomes two fashion giants

By Laura Trask We all know that Savannah College of Art and Design is on par with some of the finest internationally recognized art schools, but this Lowcountry girl did not realize how prestigious the fashion design school at SCAD is. The student fashion show, which showcases the work of the top graduating seniors, is… Keep Reading

Health

LoCo Motion

Get fit and healthy and fight breast cancer   By Marie McAden Three days. Thirty miles. The inaugural LoCo Motion walking and running event—set for Sept. 30- Oct. 2 in the Lowcountry—will turn couch potatoes into cross-country champions to raise funds for the fight against breast cancer. Keep Reading

Health

Expecting Mothers and Massages

By Megan Feight Pregnancy is a beautiful and wonderful time in a woman’s life — nine transformative months full of excitement, planning and peering at the unfolding life inside. But all of these changes challenge, stress and wreck havoc on a woman’s body. Mood swings, body aches, depression, breast pain, nausea, joint pain, heart burn,… Keep Reading

Tips for eye-safe fun in the sun

By Dr. Mark Siegel, MD, FAAO Medical director of Sea Island Ophthalmology, board certified, American Board of Ophthamology, www.seaislandophthamology.com. 525-1500. As you rub sunscreen on to protect your skin this summer, don’t forget to protect your eyes as well. Summertime means more time spent outdoors, and studies show that exposure to bright sunlight may increase… Keep Reading

Pets

Pets of the Week

  Pets of the week Ariel is an adult female Persian mix and she is hiding out waiting for you to come find her. She is a Princess looking for her kingdom! Keep Reading

Pets

BowWOW! Facts, observations and musings about Our Best Friends

Dog benefit by eating green By Tracie Korol   Dogs are remarkably flexible in their tastes. They’ll polish off a bowl of dried dog food, then walk over to see if there’s anything tasty in the trash. If they’re still hungry, they’ll wander upstairs to see what’s in the cat box. Basically, they’ll eat, or… Keep Reading

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State house legislative highlight report

By Representative Shannon Erickson (R) Beaufort The SC House adjourned its first regular session of the 119th General Assembly on Thursday, June 9, and as of last update, will return on Tuesday, June 14 to deal with the budget, vetoes and  SC House Redistricting. Keep Reading