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THE GREAT DISCONTENT

Being raised in the parts of Mississippi that rarely grace pages of southern novels and are seen only in the dimmest light on a movie screen, I developed an absolute comfort in amateurish portrayals. After all, it is far easier to claim erosion than to explain the intricate displacement of layers. Our notoriety as southern… Keep Reading

Education

Beaufort Co. students to graduate in-person

From staff reports At least one local controversy sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 appears it may turn out differently in 2021. The Beaufort County School District announced Tuesday evening that it plans on holding outdoor, in-person graduation ceremonies for its 2021 graduates. Superintendent Frank Rodriguez said his first priority is to hold in-person… Keep Reading

Coronavirus/Military/News

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

Schools

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