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Above: While parents registered their children during Penn Center’s back to school celebration, the kids seemed more interested in the photographer taking their picture Sunday afternoon, Aug. 15, at Penn Center. The children picked up free books, backpacks full of back-to-school items and personal toiletry items specific to their grade in school. Beaufort County School… Keep Reading


Former BMH, DHEC head tapped to serve on TCL’s governing board

From staff reports Rick Toomey has been appointed to the Area Commission for the Technical College of the Lowcountry by S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster. He will represent Beaufort County. Toomey earned his undergraduate degree in management science and master’s degree in hospital administration from Duke University. He also holds a Doctor of Health Administration from… Keep Reading


Beaufort County public schools to resume face-to-face instruction in hybrid model Oct. 5

From staff reports BEAUFORT – The Beaufort County School District will resume face-to-face educational instruction in a hybrid model beginning Oct. 5. The announcement came at Wednesday’s Board of Education meeting. “The district’s position has always been that we would return to traditional methods of teaching when it was safe to do so,” Superintendent Frank… 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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