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Contributors/Lolita Huckaby/News


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

Longtim Battery Creek wrestling coach Nathan Day

Battery Creek coaching legend Day dies

By Mike McCombs Legendary Battery Creek High School wrestling coach Nathan Day died Friday after a battle with COVID-19. Battery Creek faculty and staff were informed Friday afternoon. Day, who had been the head wrestling coach at Liberty High School in the Upstate since 2017, won six state championships at Battery Creek High School (1991,… Keep Reading


Robert Smalls joins Battery Creek with Cambridge International program status

From staff reports Along with May River High School, Robert Smalls International Academy has been authorized to offer students prestigious international academic programming that prepares them for the rigor of college. Part of the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, the Cambridge International Secondary Program is offered for students ages 11 to 19. Battery… Keep Reading

Contributors/Scott Graber

Robert Smalls still lives in these people

It is Thursday, and I’m in Washington, D.C. This morning, I’m standing in the semi-darkness of Level C3, “Slavery and Freedom,” in the National Museum of African American History and Culture. I’m here with my wife, Susan, and my friends, Bill and Karen Stansbury.  The National Museum of African American History and Culture has been… Keep Reading