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Mike and Maggie Seymour “Pay It Forward” Scholarship in Nursing: Stephanie Singleton  Chief Matthew Clancy Criminal Justice Leadership Scholarship: Brooke Cushman, Aspen Eller  Dan Houston Thompson and Helen McCann Thompson Educational Scholarship: Alex Ponce  D.L. Scurry Foundation Scholarship: Jennifer Kane, Megan Carson  Ed and Mary Leary Scholarship: Stephen Kadas, Aaron Atkins, Joshua Pacheco, Jason Schiller … Keep Reading


JPII, St. Peter’s, TCL, USC Beaufort requiring masks

From staff reports While the Beaufort County School District has devoted the better part of three board meetings over the past two weeks debating whether or not to enact a mask mandate, the county’s Catholic schools, as well as the county’s two colleges, have moved forward with mask requirements. The county’s four Catholic schools —… Keep Reading


Former BMH, DHEC head tapped to serve on TCL’s governing board

From staff reports Rick Toomey has been appointed to the Area Commission for the Technical College of the Lowcountry by S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster. He will represent Beaufort County. Toomey earned his undergraduate degree in management science and master’s degree in hospital administration from Duke University. He also holds a Doctor of Health Administration from… Keep Reading

Can Port Royal and Beaufort learn chutzpah?

The more things change the more they stay the same.  Longtime readers of this column may remember a study that was referenced here in 2015 that concluded that, according to Beaufort County and Beaufort County School District figures, 60- plus percent of all the money raised in the seven bond and penny sales tax referenda… Keep Reading