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Pair of significant issues on ballot for Nov. 2  BEAUFORT – There’s a lot going on here in the Lowcountry as fall graces us with some tolerable weather and fall festivals are flourishing.  But DON’T FORGET: there’s a county-wide vote Nov. 2 on two issues – a local option sales tax and a slight restructuring of… Keep Reading

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County sinks Coastal Resilience Overlay quicker than an incoming tide  BEAUFORT – It’s back to the drawing board for the proposed Coastal Resilience Overlay District.  The County Council, perhaps weary of arguing about the value of face masks, unanimously agreed Monday night to send the ordinance back to the council’s Natural Resources Committee.  Councilman Paul Sommerville, who… Keep Reading


A good starting point to combat flooding

Things are getting busier, and wetter, in the coastal plain of South Carolina. Sea levels are rising, and our tides are getting higher. At the same time, new residents are pouring into the Lowcountry. That means flooding is increasing and there are more buildings to flood. And it’s only going to get worse. Our coast… Keep Reading


Who is The International Ecotourism Society?

Organization with questionable history at the center of Community Development Code, Bay Point planning By Mindy Lucas An organization whose representative weighed in on county planning meetings concerning the Bay Point development project as recently as May 5 is not a nonprofit organization as it purports to be and, in fact, has a history of… Keep Reading