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Contributors/Lolita Huckaby

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

Contributors/Lolita Huckaby

LOWCOUNTRY LOWDOWN

Big might not necessarily be better  PORT ROYAL – Well, it’s finally happened. Port Royal has more citizens than its neighbor, the City of Beaufort.  According to the 2020 census figures, the town established in 1874 has 14,220 people who say they live there; Beaufort, the county seat incorporated in 1711, has 13,607.  The numbers indicate… Keep Reading

Lowcountry Life

LOWCOUNTRY LIFE

Ron Callari snapped this photo on a trip to the Port Royal Farmers’ Market on a Saturday earlier this year. To submit a Lowcountry Life photo, you must be the photographer or have permission to submit the photo to be published in The Island News. Please submit high-resolution photos and include a description and/or names… Keep Reading

News

Port Royal’s fireworks ‘do-over’ set for Labor Day weekend

By Mike McCombs Port Royal’s fireworks “do-over” is scheduled for 8:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3 at The Sands in Port Royal. After a disappointing July 4 fireworks display, Town of Port Royal Mayor Joe DeVito promised a make-up show sometime in the fall. DeVito was true to his word, and spectators won’t have to wait… Keep Reading

Arts/Community

LISTEN TO THE MUSIC

Bass player Michael C. Steele and drummer Seth Henderschot of the Randall Bramblett Band keep the rhythm going during the Port Royal Street Music series on Friday on Paris Avenue in Port Royal.  Keep Reading

Lowcountry Life

LOWCOUNTRY LIFE

Beaufort’s Jennifer Picklesimer found this alligator hanging out in the duckweed earlier this year at the Port Royal Cypress Wetlands. To submit a Lowcountry Life photo, you must be the photographer or have permission to submit the photo to be published in The Island News. Please submit high-resolution photos and include a description and/or names… Keep Reading

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