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Beaufort lifts mask mandate in City buildings

From staff reports  As of Monday, Oct. 18, masks are no longer be required inside City of Beaufort buildings, with the exception of Municipal Court.  Municipal Court must follow the policy set forth by Chief Justice Donald Beaty of the South Carolina Supreme Court. He requires that anyone in courtrooms in the state wear a… Keep Reading

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Beaufort High put on lockdown Tuesday morning

Parking lot fight, handgun in car lead to arrest By Mike McCombs Beaufort High School was on lockdown Tuesday morning as a result of an altercation in the parking lot resulting in the discovery of a handgun on campus. At approximately 10:30 a.m., City of Beaufort Police say a bystander intervened in a fight between… Keep Reading


City selects company to restore windows at historic building

From staff reports The City of Beaufort has selected Shenandoah Restorations of Irmo, S.C., to restore the 29 windows in the historic Carnegie Library building in downtown Beaufort. Several of the windows were damaged by Hurricanes Matthew and Irma. In July 2020, the City was awarded a grant of $188,500 from the South Carolina Historic… 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


City extends Comprehensive Plan schedule

From staff reports The City of Beaufort announced Tuesday it has extended the 2021 Comprehensive Plan schedule to incorporate more fully the comments and input that the Department of Community & Economic Development has received about the working draft of the comp plan. The revised schedule: Sept. 14 – Present list of stakeholders interviewed at… Keep Reading