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Beaufort County school board tables motion to mandate masks

Body will vote after SC Supreme Court rules on similar case By Mike McCombs Once again, the Beaufort County Board of Education has chosen to wait. At a specially scheduled meeting that lasted more than six hours, the school board voted Monday night to table board member William Smith’s motion to make masks mandatory in… Keep Reading


The Island News fares well again at SC Press awards

Reporter Mindy Lucas leads way with 3 1st-place awards From staff reports For the second year in a row, The Island News fared well in the South Carolina Press Association’s yearly newspaper awards. Led by three first-place awards for reporter Mindy Lucas, the newspaper won a total of 14 awards, topping its previous high, 11,… Keep Reading