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County Council puts damper on Keyserling’s plans for Smalls home  BEAUFORT – Beaufort County Council wasn’t very nice to former Mayor Billy Keyserling and his efforts to expand the historic Reconstruction Beaufort district he’s worked hard to establish.  Keyserling, who opted not to run for re-election in 2020 to focus on Beaufort County’s Reconstruction history, had… Keep Reading


Historic Beaufort’s Jenkins honored for preservation work

From staff reports Historic Beaufort Foundation (HBF) Executive Director Cynthia Cole Jenkins is the 2021 recipient of the prestigious Governor’s Award for Excellence in Preservation. Jenkins received the award Friday, July 23 from Gov. Henry McMaster at the Statehouse in Columbia. Since 1995, the S.C. Department of Archives and History, Preservation South Carolina, and the… Keep Reading


HBF appeals Historic Review Board’s decision on hotel, parking garage

By Mike McCombs Historic Beaufort Foundation (HBF) filed a petition on Friday in Circuit Court appealing the June 9 decision by the City of Beaufort’s Historic Review Board (HRB) to allow construction of a four-level parking garage and a four-story hotel by 303 Associates in Beaufort’s National Historic Landmark District. According to state law, HBF… Keep Reading