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COVID surge continues in county, state

From staff reports COVID-19 numbers continue to increase both across the state of South Carolina and here in Beaufort. Statewide, South Carolina reported 1,954 new cases and 11 deaths on Tuesday. There are 1,248 COVID patients hospitalized statewide. That number is at its highest since two days before Valentine’s Day. Locally, the average for confirmed… Keep Reading


2021 MCAS Beaufort Air Show canceled

By Mike McCombs Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort announced Friday in a news release that the 2021 Air Show, scheduled for April 24 and 25, has been canceled. The show was canceled for the second time since 2013 in order to protect the health of service members, their families and the members of the community,… Keep Reading


Beaufort County will open school year virtually Sept. 8

From staff reports The Beaufort County School District will temporarily adopt a full-virtual educational model to teach its 22,000 students when school reopens on Sept. 8, Superintendent Frank Rodriguez announced Tuesday night at a Board of Education meeting. “Having reviewed DHEC metrics for the past six weeks, we see COVID-19 conditions simply are not improving… Keep Reading


Beaufort Memorial hosting free COVID-19 testing events

From staff reports Beaufort Memorial Hospital will host free COVID-19 testing events on Wednesday, July 15 and Wednesday, July 29 in northern Beaufort County. The events, in partnership with the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), Beaufort County Sheriff’s Department, Beaufort City Police Department and Lady’s Island-Saint Helena Fire Department, are part of a… Keep Reading

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