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LOWCOUNTRY LOWDOWN

Pair of significant issues on ballot for Nov. 2  BEAUFORT – There’s a lot going on here in the Lowcountry as fall graces us with some tolerable weather and fall festivals are flourishing.  But DON’T FORGET: there’s a county-wide vote Nov. 2 on two issues – a local option sales tax and a slight restructuring of… Keep Reading

Community/News

A day of remembrance

 Beaufort marks 20th anniversary of 9/11  Above: Children of Beaufort and Port Royal first responders lead the assembled crowd of more than 1,000 people in the Pledge of Allegiance to kick off the 20th Anniversary of 9/11, on Friday at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park. Photos by Bob Sofaly. From staff reports  A large crowd… Keep Reading

News

Council removes Spalding from Election Commission

Above: Beaufort Mayor Stephen Murray checks with other council members to see if they have any questions before moving on to the next topic during City Council’s regular meeting Tuesday night. Photo by Bob Sofaly.  By Mike McCombs  By a unanimous 5-0 vote, Beaufort City Council voted to remove Helen Spalding from the city’s Election… Keep Reading

Business/Community

Kazoobie Kazoos to celebrate grand re-opening

From staff reports The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce’s August Business After Hours function will be held at Kazoobie Kazoos from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 5. Members and guests are invited to network with other area business leaders while celebrating Kazoobie’s grand re-opening after a makeover of the factory’s showroom and kazoo museum.… Keep Reading

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McFee wins special election

Claims final seat on Beaufort city council By Mike McCombs Longtime city councilman Mike McFee won Monday’s special election for the final open seat on Beaufort’s City Council. In unofficial results, McFee got 684 votes (65.45 percent) of the 1,045 votes cast in the race for the seat, vacated by Stephen Murray when he was elected mayor… Keep Reading