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LOWCOUNTRY LOWDOWN

Stewart challenges Lutz’s Historic Review Board membership; she’s not backing down  BEAUFORT – Beaufort City Council is facing pressure to remove or recuse not just one outspoken female from its appointed boards/ commissions, but two.  Maxine Lutz, one of the five members of the Historic District Review Board (HDRB), is being challenged by developer Dick Stewart… Keep Reading

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Historical preservation is no small deal

By Tim Wood It’s quite easy now to get information or conduct research on any subject through the internet. What is more difficult, it seems, is having the time (or making the time) to get accurate information.  But I’d like to shed some light on at least one subject: The apparent disconnect that exists between… Keep Reading

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Zoning Board grants Stewart and Co. variance

3-story apartment building at Charles, Port Republic streets a step closer to reality Above: Artist’s rendering of proposed apartment building By Lolita Huckaby Monday night’s meeting of the City of Beaufort Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBOA) involved the same arguments we’ve heard before against a proposed three-story apartment complex on the corner of Charles and… Keep Reading

LOWCOUNTRY LOWDOWN

County Planning Commission closing in on their part of Comp Plan  BEAUFORT – Members of the Beaufort County Planning Commission demonstrated Monday night they’ve been doing their homework – reading and pondering the 300-page “Envision Beaufort County,” aka the Comp Plan.  The Commissioners took less than an hour of their regular monthly meeting to review the… Keep Reading

LOWCOUNTRY LOWDOWN

Port Royal still cleaning up after Elsa, tying up loose ends on Port property  PORT ROYAL – The i’s have been dotted, the t’s crossed and representatives of Grey Ghost Properties LLC are believed to have updated agreements with the town of Port Royal which will make it easier to sell the 315-acres of waterfront… Keep Reading

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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