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Events to help Port Royal Veterinary Hospital

From staff reports Several area business are hosting events next week to help support Port Royal Veterinary Hospital, which was closed indefinitely after damage from a tornado related to Tropical Storm Elsa earlier this month. Annamaria and Lou Gaudio, owners of Beaufort Bakery and Cafe and Blackstone’s Cafe, are hosting a “Week of Giving” from… Keep Reading

I am reminded why I love this town

It is Saturday morning, and I’m on my slightly-worse-for-the-wear deck. This morning I have my coffee (Peet’s Major Dickason’s Blend), a Food Lion-brand Chocolate Chip Cookie (“dare to dunk differently”) and a view of my side yard. That yard presents a tableau that looks like the Somme Battlefield complete with an uprooted tree and two… Keep Reading

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Tornado takes toll on Port Royal businesses

 Port Royal Veterinary Hospital closed indefinitely  By Mike McCombs  As a tornado that came out of Tropical Storm Elsa ripped through the Town of Port Royal late Wednesday and early Thursday morning, it damaged 44 homes, displaced two families and laid waste to trees and power lines all down Paris Avenue.  But the storm left… Keep Reading

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Elsa hits Port Royal hard

Possible tornado associated with storm causes a lot of damage By Mike McCombs As Tropical Storm Elsa made its way up the South Carolina coast late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning, northern Beaufort County was hammered high winds and heavy rains. But the Town of Port Royal got the worst of the deal, suffering… Keep Reading