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Eddie Jackson of Palmetto Training waits patiently for people interested in taking technical education classes to stop by his kiosk and chat during the SC Works Open House on Thursday at the SC Works office on Castle Rock Road. Jackson said the technical education puts people in contention for top paying technical jobs offering $20… Keep Reading


Lowcountry boil to benefit Lowcountry Legal Volunteers

From staff reports A Lowcountry boil featuring live music at the Community Beer Garden at The Sands in Port Royal is being held to support a local nonprofit that provides free legal representation to those in need. Lowcountry Legal Volunteers will host the Lowcountry boil from 5 to 8 p.m., Saturday. Tickets are $50 and… Keep Reading


City adopts model business license ordinance

From staff reports The City of Beaufort will replace its current Business License Ordinance with a new model business license that is being adopted statewide to bring uniformity to business license rate classes throughout the State of South Carolina. City Council took that action at its Tuesday, Sept. 14 meeting during the first reading of… Keep Reading


What is the monk fast?

Although no scientists have studied the monk fast specifically, research on similar fasting methods suggests that it may offer health benefits. These benefits include promoting weight loss, increasing longevity, and reducing the risk of diabetes and heart disease. Evidence shows that less than 15% of individuals on certain fasting plans experience side effects, such as… Keep Reading



We previously talked about the benefits and set up of composting. Here’s how to determine if items can be composted: Composting is a cost-effective, viable way to reduce trash and produce a beneficial product for gardening and landscaping. This autumn, all those leaves you rake up will make excellent composting material. Compost is an eco-friendly… Keep Reading



Should you wash your raw meats and vegetables before cooking? When it comes to food safety in the kitchen, it’s important to keep your work area clean from bacteria and the possibility of cross-contamination. It’s best to use hot, soapy water to wash utensils, cutting boards and other surfaces you use, especially when handling raw… Keep Reading


Don’t fall for health fraud scams

6 tip-offs to rip-offs: By Rosario Méndez  Bogus product! Danger! Health fraud alert!  You’ll never see these warnings on health products, but that’s what you ought to be thinking when you see claims like “miracle cure,” “revolutionary scientific breakthrough,” or “alternative to drugs or surgery.”  Health fraud scams have been around for hundreds of years.… Keep Reading


How to get a second opinion

entists may get similar medical training, they can have their own opinions and thoughts about how to practice medicine. They can have different ideas about how to diagnose and treat conditions or diseases. Some doctors/ dentists take a more conservative, or traditional, approach to treating their patients. Other doctors are more aggressive and use the… Keep Reading


Green, Porter shine as BA blasts Northwood

blasts Northwood A two-week delay to make their home debut was worth the wait for the Beaufort Academy Eagles, who hit on all cylinders in their first action in three weeks, blasting visiting Northwood Academy 62-6 on Friday at Merritt Field. A precautionary two-week quarantine didn’t seem to slow down the Eagles, who dominated… Keep Reading


Eagles undone by turnovers in loss to Landsharks After an impressive 4-0 start, Friday’s trip to The Citadel to face Oceanside Collegiate seemed like the biggest hurdle between Beaufort High and a perfect regular season. The Landsharks tripped up the Eagles, using six turnovers — including two they returned for touchdowns in the fourth quarter to seal a 31-17 win and hand… Keep Reading


Ryle Owens never gave up on the dream, now it’s coming true

By Wes Kerr Ryle Owens was doubted at every step of his basketball journey. He didn’t have a single offer after his high school career. In fact, he rode the bench up until his senior season. But that didn’t stop this determined young man from reaching his childhood dream: becoming a professional basketball player. There… Keep Reading


3 area students honored as 2022 National Merit semifinalists

From staff reports Three area high school students have been announced as semifinalists in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program and will advance to the next level of competition. Among the roughly 200 South Carolina students selected as national semifinalists were Timothy Brown and Holland Perryman of Beaufort High School and Mary Chumney of Holy… Keep Reading