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SpringVariety A whole bunch of worthy events has cropped up this weekend. Which ones will you pick to attend? take back the night In honor of April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month, Hope Haven of the Lowcountry is holding Take Back the Night on Friday, April 12, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Waterfront Park to build communities intolerant of sexual violence and child abuse. Through spoken words of hope and healing from survivors, performers, speakers young and old, and poets will help shatter the silence of child abuse and sexual violence.

capa step up for kids 5k The Child Abuse Prevention Association will hold its annual Step Up For Kids 5K on Saturday, April 13 in Live Oaks Park, Port Royal. CAPA invites you to Step Up For Kids to raise awareness and funds necessary to ensure prevention and intervention programs are available for Beaufort County’s children. Child abuse and neglect are community problems and touch the lives of all ages and socio-economic groups. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and the race starts at 8 in Live Oaks Park. Participants may run, walk or push a stroller. Tickets are $35 for adults, $15 for juniors (8-12) and free for children under 12 with a paid adult. For more information, call CAPA at 843.524.4350.

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Local environmental agencies and clubs will be setting up educational booths in celebration of Earth Day at the Port Royal Farmers Market on Saturday, April 13 from 8:30 to noon. This is the opening day of the full morning hours for the Port Royal Farmers Market, located on Ribaut Road’s Heritage Naval Park. There will be fresh local produce, breads and cheeses, ready to eat breakfast and lunch items, fresh local seafood, seedlings and plants for sale, live music and much more.

2013 earth day beach sweep Saturday, April 13 at 10 a.m. the Beach Sweep will be held at the North Beach Pavilion on Hunting Island State Park. Volunteers can join Friends of Hunting Island and help keep the park, beach and trails clean and litter free. For more information contact Vicki Anne Nestor at 843-379-3389.

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Beaufort Memorial offers program to help smokers quit. see page 6


Jan Malinowski is invested in Beaufort. see page 16


Guild of Beaufort Galleries holds Spring Art Walk. see page 18 INDEX

and the winners are ... The Island News’ Favorites 2013 online contest gave our readers a chance to vote for their favorite food, services, businesses, people and places in 141 categories. After tallying the more than 2,300 votes, we are proud to announce this year’s winners on page 20. Thank you everyone who participated!

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news news briefS Suspect arrested on drug, gun charges

On March 29, members of the Beaufort County Sheriff ’s Office Drug Investigations Section arrested Brian Dewayne Montgomery for unlawfully carrying a handgun and possession of marijuana and cocaine. That Friday, investigators initiated a traffic stop on a 2008 Nissan Altima in the area of Laurel Bay Road in Beaufort. During contact with the Brian driver, investigators Montgomery observed a strong odor of suspected marijuana coming from the vehicle. A Sheriff ’s Office canine responded to the scene and alerted to the presence of drugs in the vehicle. A search yielded quantities of marijuana, cocaine, a handgun and various drug paraphernalia. Montgomery was placed under arrest and transported to the Beaufort County Detention Center.

Suspect arrested in Staffwood Lane murder

Investigators have arrested a subject in connection with the Easter Sunday shooting incident that killed 40-year old Darryl McArthur Greene. Forty-two year old Natalie Michelle Garriett was arrested yesterday evening on one count of Accessory to a Felony After the Fact. Garriett has since been released from custody on a $25,000 Natalie recognizance bond. Garriett Investigators identified Garriett during the course of the still-ongoing investigation as having purposely falsified critical knowledge concerning details of the murder and its key participants. Investigators are following promising leads as they piece together the events leading up to and including the shooting that occurred at approximately 5:30 p.m. on Staffwood Lane on March 31. The Sheriff ’s Office encourages anyone with information to contact either Investigator Cpl. A. Rice at 843255-3429 or Crimestoppers.


Number of new U.S. Marines graduating U.S. Marines from Kilo Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion on Friday, April 12.

Zero Tolerance for Litter Campaign April marks the start of Beaufort County’s participation in the annual statewide Zero Tolerance for Litter campaign. This month-long event is a collaborative effort between law enforcement and a host of state and local agencies, aimed at creating public awareness of the effects of littering in South Carolina. This year’s initiative will kick off with a media event to be held at the Broad River Boat Landing at 11 a.m. on April 16. During this event, a proclamation will be issued by Beaufort County Council and representatives from participating agencies will assemble to publicly recognize the many dedicated volunteers who work throughout the year to keep Beaufort County beautiful. Throughout the month, the Beaufort County Sheriff ’s Office Environmental Crime Unit will be increasing patrols and activities focused on litter reduction. Investigators will be targeting litter offenders, from those tossing garbage out the window of their vehicle, to commercial vehicles transporting uncovered loads. Citations for litter-

related violations can and will be issued, with fines ranging from $200 to more than $1,000. Deputies will be present at several of the county’s drop-off centers, ensuring that refuse is properly transported and disposed of. And in addition to enforcement measures, Environmental Crime Unit investigators will provide educational opportunities through school presentations and public service announcements. Many community groups have already pledged participation by scheduling roadside clean-ups throughout the county. Citizens wishing to get involved in these collection efforts can contact any of the participating agencies: the Beaufort County Sheriff ’s Office, the South Carolina Litter Control Association, Keep South Carolina Beautiful, Keep Beaufort County Beautiful, Palmetto Pride, and the Beaufort County Public Works Department and Solid Waste and Recycling Section. For more information regarding SC litter laws, visit: http://www.

County Council votes to buy, preserve land At its April 8 meeting, Beaufort County Council authorized the purchase and acquisition of two properties through its Rural and Critical Lands Preservation Program. The first property is known as Pinckney Point and is located in southern Beaufort County on both the Okatie and Colleton Rivers. The land consists of 229 acres of undeveloped river frontage, including more than 70 acres of maritime forest, a hammock island and all associated marshland. This land was originally going to be developed with 70 homes, each with its own septic system, causing possible further degradation of the Colleton and Okatie rivers through damage from stormwater runoff. Because of this, the county felt it was environmentally important to buy and preserve the land from future development.

“Pinckney Point could be the crown jewel of the Okatie/Colleton, connecting all protected properties to date, preserving a geographically unique landscape, and offering a central location from which to operate a regional conservation park complex. A true eco-tourism attraction,” said Open Lands Trust Executive Director, Patty Kennedy. Pinckney Point will be acquired for $6.95M. The second property voted on last Monday was a small parcel located in the Town of Port Royal at 601 Old Fort Road. The less than 1 acre of land is being acquired to provide better access to the Fort Frederick boat landing owned by the SC Department of Natural Resources, and the historic Fort Frederick site acquired by the Rural and Critical Lands Program in 2005. The purchase price of the property is $75,000.

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Rage, sorrow and thanks Will and Deena McCullough of Lowcountry Real Estate can be reached directly at 843-4418286 or via email at RealEstate@

By Will McCullough

“Will, your Dad is dead.” It was 1983 and I was 13 years old when I first heard those words. My Dad, a seventh grade history teacher, never smoked, never drank, and was a lifelong athlete. He died of a sudden heart attack while turkey hunting one morning before school. My Dad was only 43 years old and, up until this point, my life had been one of innocent, Norman Rockwell bliss. However, everything changed after my father died. Without going into too much detail, I will simply just say that a sad rage consistently festered inside me as I navigated through my teen years while attempting to deal with his loss. I left my hometown in Northwest Pennsylvania for the U.S. Marine Corps the day after I graduated high school and, shortly thereafter, my Mom (also a teacher) passed away from Leukemia. I was told later that my Mom’s last words were “Make it stop, make it stop. It hurts, it hurts.” Whatever barriers that remained against my constant internal fury and sorrow collapsed. I do not share all of the above for sympathy. I fully understand and respect the fact that everyone has their own life story and that those individual stories very likely contain chapters of sadness as well. I’m not seeking attention and I certainly take no pleasure in publicly sharing private emotional matters. I share the above this week, as opposed to my normal real estate related column, because I needed to say “Thank you” to Beaufort, both the place and the people, at this specific time. I came to Beaufort in 1993 to serve as a Drill Instructor at Parris Island. It was the first place I’d been stationed where I didn’t feel that the Marines were viewed

by the local populace as fiscal cattle to be fed upon. As opposed to being treated like “walking camouflage dollar signs,” Beaufort seemed to just accept us as members of the community. To make a long story short, I personally ended up finding happiness in Beaufort and, when I received orders to leave the area, I ended up choosing to leave the USMC instead of the Lowcountry. It’s been 20 years now but I needed to finally publicly thank you Beaufort. I needed to thank you for blue skies and warm sunny days. I needed to thank you for strangers who wave and for the close friends we’ve come to know over the years. I needed to thank you for nights spent at the Water Festival and days spent on the river. I needed to thank you for the businesses that demonstrate that they value their patrons. I needed to thank you for allowing me the opportunity to support my family. I needed to thank you for waving me through on the street as opposed to cutting me off and for smiling as opposed to glaring. I needed to thank you for Hunting Island and, while I’m at it, for the Waterfront Park. I also really needed to thank you for oyster roasts. I could go on but, in short, I wanted to thank you Beaufort for giving me peace. As I myself will be celebrating my 43rd birthday by the time you read this, I think it’s the best present a guy like me could have received.


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‘Diving Bell and the Butterfly’ By Danette Vernon

I once rented a movie that opened with flickering images and the voiceover of a narrator whose eyes I peered through, watching only what he could see, listening to only what he could hear. I sat alone in my living room, voyeur to his thoughts, while all others experienced him in near silence. He had awoken from a coma to his right eye being sewn shut, and the dawning realization that though he could answer all questions put to him, his name, where he lived, the name of his children ... no one could hear him. Our protagonist, Jean-Dominique Bauby, was the editor of Elle Magazine in France, until at 43 he was struck with a massive stoke that would have left him dead in decades past, but with modern medicine — the “agony was prolonged.” Jean-do, as his friends call him, finds himself living in the imagined heaviness and isolation of a “diving bell” at a convalescent hospital by the sea, unable to speak or move (locked-in syndrome), with the exception of his left eye. An alphabet system is devised with the letters most frequently used at the beginning of the alphabet, rather than the traditional order. When the alphabet is read to him, he blinks to let

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two things that never lie Two things never lie: your checkbook and your calendar. Every time we make a choice about how we spend our time and money we are making choices that reflect something about what we value. Making tough and often emotional choices lies at the heart of planning for a secure financial future. One of the biggest mistakes we make as we approach planning for the future is failing to realize how often we make decisions that do not match what we say is really important to us. We often say that time with family is the most important thing, but does the way we spend our time reflect that? Does the way we spend or save money reflect what we say

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while he used to be a “master at recycling leftovers,” in today he is “cultivating the art of simmering memories ... the sour smell of a New York bar, the odor of poverty in a Rangoon market, little bits of the world.” He reveals that at times he “derives a guilty pleasure from his total lapse into infancy,” on other days, tears roll. As memories surge past the mind’s eye, Jean-do realizes that he is much “like the sailor who watches as the home shore gradually disappears,” as he too is watching his past recede. We listen in as he confides that while “his old life still burns within ... more and more of it is reduced to the ashes of memory.” On a different day and in a different mood, he revels in the familiarity of being dressed in his old clothes, “a symbol of continuing life. And proof that I still want to be myself. If I must drool, I may as well drool on cashmere.” I have never watched the movie adaptation of “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly” and failed to be impacted— with inspiration and with profound guilt. Jean-Dominique Bauby wrote a book with the use of one eye. In high contrast, I do so little with my two eyes, my two arms, my two legs. And you? What will you accomplish with all that you have?

beaufort memorial coastal care welcomes nurse practitioner Beaufort Memorial Coastal Care MD recently welcomed Mary Beth Donovan, a boardcertified acute care nurse practitioner. Donovan will support Dr. Clark Trask, facilitating faster access to medical care for patients. Donovan Mary Beth received her Donovan Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta and her Master of Science degree in Nursing from the University of South Alabama in Mobile. Coastal Care MD is a Beaufort Memorial Physicians Partners practice, located at 974 Ribaut Rd., Beaufort. The practice is is now open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. to noon. To make an appointment call 5243344.

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Unmasking the source of your pain Pain, dizziness and headaches could all be caused by your bite By Dr. Stephen Durham

Of all the ways that people feel better when they visit our practice, this is certainly one that gives our team the greatest satisfaction. Patients walk out a different person. Well, the same person but a lot happier. It is estimated that 25% to 30% of people suffer from a misalignment of the jaw and the muscles around it called TMD - temporomandibular disorder. Possibly two or three times that many people have the disorder and don’t know it yet. That’s because TMD is “the great pretender.” It shows up as neck aches, sleep disorders, poor posture, numbness in the shoulders and down the arms, dizziness, a ringing in the ears, clicking or grating in the jaw joints, pain behind the eyes — and headaches, even migraines. In fact, some studies suggest that more than 92% of persistent headaches are caused by TMD. When we get to the bottom of that cause, people come to life with less pain, more energy, a sunnier disposition and even a better appearance. Because fixing TMD can restore facial height, relax the features and make smiling something

Dr. Stephen Durham Dr. Durham’s practice is located in Beaufort Town Center on Boundary St. Call 843-379-5400. that just comes more naturally. When people feel better, they look better, and that is what we see when we treat people with TMD. The first step is to calm those jaw muscles, using a technique that measures and relaxes them to their normal, resting length. At that point, we can see your own best bite position with relaxed and healthy muscles. Then that best bite position is captured, using impression materials. From that impression a neuromuscular appliance can be crafted, creating a kind of mouthpiece that fits over your lower teeth and helps your jaw into a healthy position. Using this device as directed, your jaw learns its way back to a healthy position. No longer unbalanced or over-closed, the jaw plays its vital role in a good head-neck relationship. Muscles come

unstrained. Nerve feedback from the head and neck to the brain is calmed. That calms other body systems, too, and the overall effect is less tension and better health. It’s a shame TMD goes undiagnosed so often because the effect is profound. A Nobel Prize winner in brain research said that 90% of the brain’s output is devoted to relating the body to gravity. So misalignment, like TMD, can be a big drain on your outlook, your energy and your brain’s capacity for thinking, operating the body and healing. Working with our patients to see the end of these troubles, and the beginning of a fuller life, is one of the most rewarding experiences here at our practice. A recipient of the 2012 Mastership Award from the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), Dr. Stephen Durham is a graduate of Clemson University and the Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine. He is a Fellow of the Las Vegas Institute (LVI) for Neuromuscular and Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Durham practices at Durham Dental at Town Center in Beaufort. For more information, visit his website at or call 843.379.5400.

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Developed by the American Lung Association and considered the “gold standard” in smoking cessation programs, Freedom from Smoking offers participants the best chance of giving up cigarettes for good. Griswold took the class three years ago. She hasn’t smoked since. “I had my last cigarette at 4:30 p.m. May 18, 2010,” Griswold said. “It was a great decision. Food tastes better, it saves me money and I can wear perfume again.” And more importantly, her heart is healthy. Last week, her BMH cardiologist, Dr. Shannon Shook, gave her a clean bill of health. “I was so worried because I have a family history of heart disease and I had abused my body by smoking,” Griswold said. “I know it wouldn’t have been a good checkup if I hadn’t quit smoking.” She attributes her success this time

around to the support she received in the Freedom from Smoking program. “It helped me immensely,” Griswold said. “Having that support made a big difference.” LifeFit will be offering a new session of smoking cessation classes Monday evenings from April 22 through June 3 at Beaufort Memorial Women’s Imaging Center, 989 Ribaut Rd. Classes take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (No class on Memorial Day.) An extra support session is offered May 15 — two days after “quit day” — to help ensure participants don’t break down and light up.

“Smoking is the number one cause of preventable disease,” said Mark Senn, senior director of LifeFit Wellness Services. “Here’s a way to quit the habit and improve your health.” In the first three classes, taught by a certified Freedom from Smoking instructor, participants will examine their own patterns of smoking, learn how to handle triggers and urges and receive training on stress management techniques that can help them get through the quitting process and life after cigarettes. During the eight-class program, they’ll watch several DVDs and receive a Freedom from Smoking workbook, a relaxation CD and various helpful handouts. The cost for the course is $30. Class size is limited, so reservations are required. To register, call 843-522-5570.

dr. william donovan joins dr. jack mcgill’s dental practice on lady’s island Dr. Jack McGill is proud to announce that Dr. William Donovan has joined his Lady’s Island dental practice. Dr. McGill has been practicing at his location on 65 Sams Point Road for 27 years. He and his staff have provided high quality and compassionate dental care to multiple generations of Beaufort residents. Dr. Donovan, a Georgia native, received a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC and a doctorate of Dental Medicine from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. Following a three-generation family tradition, Dr. Donovan accepted a commission as an officer in the United States Navy Dental Corps during his first year of dental school. During his first assignment, he completed a highly demanding Advanced Education in General Dentistry program in Chicago, IL. Future assignments took him to Gulfport, MS as the dentist for Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Seven and to Rota, Spain where he served in support of humanitarian missions throughout Europe and Africa. His final move brought him to Parris Island in 2011 where he has had the opportunity to work alongside some of the military’s most respected general dentists and specialists. Dr. Donovan is married to Mary Beth Donovan, originally from Augusta, GA. Expecting their first child this fall, the couple is overjoyed to be working and living among family and friends while building their lives together in Beaufort.

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Beauty and the book By Takiya Smith

So, Takiya La’Shaune Smith has wrote a book. A book. What, pray tell, could the pages of this book possibly enclose? What further words of encouragement or inspiration could this memoir spark, ignite or seek to find a flicker of hope within? We read her columns weekly, and get the underlining point that beauty goes deeper than just the exterior. We get it! Well, that, my dear friend, is exactly it. I want you to get it! According to Merriam-Webster, beauty is defined as “the quality or aggregate of qualities in a person or thing that gives pleasure to the senses or pleasurably exalts the mind or spirit”. Contrary to culture and our popular beliefs, I find it intriguing that the overall connotation of beauty is not described according to outer appearance or visual attractiveness, but as “qualities in a person.” You see, Takiya La’Shaune Smith, as successful as she has been blessed to be, as friendly as most have come to know her, as happy, confident and self-assured as she is, and as beautiful as many have called her, once was not. Takiya La’Shaune Smith grew up in a home filled with disconnect, discord and depression which resulted in tons of lowself esteem, a poor lack of self-image and no value of self-worth at all. Takiya La’Shaune Smith grew up, carrying these traits well into her adulthood and because of lack of direction, anyone in her life to teach and reassure her that she was loved, beautiful, smart and worth it, she succumbed to a lifestyle less desired. Takiya La’Shaune Smith encountered hurt, both physical, mental and emotional from a string of abusive relationships because she thought this was all she ever deserved. Takiya La’Shaune Smith became a single mother by 21, had multiple encounters with the law by 23, drank, smoke and spiraled out of control by 25, was angry, mean and selfish through 27, never thought she was

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acceptably attractive until 29, and was homeless and broke by 31. So, you see, Takiya La’Shaune Smith has a story and behind that story is a voice that needs to be heard. It’s the voice of your neighbor, hurting silently inside, but smiling on the outside. It’s the voice of that little girl who sits next to your kid in class, desperately longing to have what she sees you give. It’s the voice of those scantily-clad promiscuous teenage girls, whom you judge instead of encourage, not knowing that they have never been taught to respect themselves better. It’s the voice of your boss, who unjustly scolds you daily, because she is so full of anger due to the abuse she received the night before. It’s the voice of a bully, picking on a child because they are picked on at home, told they are nothing and never will be. It’s even the voice of that abusive man who needs to be freed by finding another way. Please, please, please ... listen to the voice. Visit for information, speaking engagements and to purchase books.


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Lowcountry Boil on the Bluff By Wendy Nilsen Pollitzer

Pinckney Retreat and East West Communities hosted a traditional Lowcountry Boil last weekend on the bluff at the historic plantation, located off of Parris Island Gateway on S.C. 280. Pinckney Retreat is still home to the original 1736 marshfront Tabby House and antebellum gardens that have been restored for current residents use and enjoyment in the development. Southern Living custom home builder, Allen Patterson, is now the featured builder on site.

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Happy Days for HELP of Beaufort Happy Days for HELP, a fundraiser for the nonprofit emergency assistance organization HELP of Beaufort, rocked The Shed in Port Royal last weekend. Those attending enjoyed food, liquor, wine, beer and dancing. The radio station 94.5 The Coast broadcast live, and Chris Jones and The Blue Notes got the crowd going with The Sweetgrass Singers also making an appearance. The Silent Auction featured 58 items and the live auction also had many tempting offers. Photos by Captured Moments Photography.

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Spring fashion in the Lowcountry is in full bloom By Laura Trask

Spring in the Lowcountry is in full bloom! You can feel a burst of new energy as we shed winter coats, boots, scarves and start to look for a fresh new look to usher us into this glorious season. Every year Friends of Caroline Hospice puts on a fashion show and luncheon that gives the local boutiques an opportunity to share what they are most excited about in the coming spring fashions. In a year where it seems anything goes — from black and whites to technicolor, minimalist cool to maximalist fun — it should be a show that finds something that’s a must-have for

laura’s fashion file everyone! One returning treat in store for this year’s show is our own local-girlturned-designer, Caroline Baker, who will be creating a dress especially for this wonderful event. Caroline, who learned to sew from her grandmother, for whom she named her business (Maude Couture), graduated from New York City’s Fashion Institute of Technology with a degree in Millinery, but has become known for her

custom eco-couture gowns, an interest that grew out of a childhood spent in the Lowcountry and all its natural beauty. Dramatic silhouettes are paired with earth friendly elements creating unique, natural luxury. Designing wedding dresses has become Caroline’s passion and she finds great joy and an enjoyable challenge in “upcycling” vintage gowns! So make sure you come support this wonderful organization celebrating its 10th year of bringing friends, fun and fashion together in a feel good way.


Wedding dress designed by Caroline Baker of Maude Couture, who will be at the Friends of Caroline Hospice Fashion Show on April 24.


10th Friends of Caroline Hospice Fashion Show will be April 24 The 10th Annual Friends of Caroline Hospice Fashion Show is just around the corner. Reservations are highly recommended for the popular event, which will be held April 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Shed in Port Royal. The theme is Emerald Elegance, and committee members assure that this year’s show will impress its audience with stylish décor, New York City-inspired presentation and site transformation by Amazing Rentals. Emerald Elegance committee members include Penny Williams, Cheryl Comes, Amy Pinckney, Laura Trask and Committee Chair, Janet Thompson.

2013 Friends of Caroline Hospice Fashion Show Committee from left: Cheryl Comes, Amy Pinckney (Co-Chair), Janet Thompson (Co-Chair) and Penny Williams. Not Pictured: Laura Trask

“The Fashion Show has grown exponentially since we started a decade

ago. It has become the favorite event of the year for girlfriends to get together and view all of the latest trends,” says Thompson. This year, the fashion show will feature a luncheon catered by Debbi Covington who will also be signing copies of her book, Celebrate Everything! Proceeds will be donated to Friends of Caroline Hospice. Deanna Bowdish will announce the fashions and call the live auction. Entertainment will be provided by Music To Go, and the featured designer will be Caroline Baker. Local retailers participating in the Fashion Show are Bay Street Outfitters, Beaufort Clothing Company, Grayco,

Higher Ground, Lulu’s Boutique, LuLu Burgess, Nuances, Red Door Thrift Shop, Rossignol’s, What’s in Store, Sugar Belle’s and Sweetgrass Apparel. Tickets are $55 per person. Tables of 10 are $500 per table. Again, limited seating is available, so reservations are recommended. In addition to the Fashion Show and luncheon, event planners have organized a silent auction to raise money for the non-profit, and wine will be available for purchase. For more information and to reserve your tables, please call 843-525-6257 or email Wendy Pollitzer at wendy@

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Starting your children off with the right view of finances is so important these days — especially when debt seems to be a common way of life for so many. We can, however, change the way our own children look at money. Here are some important lessons to teach your children about their money: 1. Money Does Not Grow On Trees. Children do not understand, at least not at first, that there is not an unlimited supply of money at the bank, or on the credit card. Explain to them the process that they can only buy what you have money to pay for. 2. Saying “No” To Some Unnecessary Things. One of the most valuable lessons a child can learn is to willingly choose to say “No” to some purchases — even if they want it. Do not give them money every time they want it — this teaches them that there is a bottomless supply, when there isn’t. 3. It Is Important To Save. Besides saving for something that they really want, which is a good reason in itself, teach children to save for unexpected things. For instance, if they receive a regular allowance, or, are working after school and earning some money on their own, teach them to put aside a regular percentage, say 10% to 15%. 4. Establish A Budget. Once your child is receiving a regular amount of money, you will want to show them how to plan for a wise use of that money. Help them to know how to set money aside for basically three different things: money to spend now, money for special purchases that require savings, and long-term savings. 6. Teach Them About Credit Cards. Credit cards and checking accounts are similar in that they provide ease of purchase, but without the necessity of carrying cash. Your children only see you handing over the plastic, or another piece of paper. But they never see that cash is involved, it is behind the scenes to them. Show them how that you must pay monthly for both and that you should never buy more than what you can afford — except for some larger purchases — because the bills for it will come! 7. Give Regularly To Good Causes. Probably one of the greatest joys that a child can have in the use of their own money is the joy that comes from willingly giving their money to causes greater than themselves. By learning to give some of their money often to causes such as their church, or a charity, they learn that their money can be a blessing to others.


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A focus on students, teachers and educational events in northern Beaufort County

TCL Foundation announces new board directors The Technical College of the Lowcountry Foundation has announced that two new Directors have joined its Board. Elizabeth “Liz” Clist and Stephen R. Duvall will begin their terms at the April Board meeting. Mrs. Clist brings over 30 years of board, sales, and marketing experience to the TCL Foundation. Her resume includes Vice President of Marketing for the Naisbitt Group headed by John Naisbitt, author of the classic book “Megatrends.” As an executive with the Hyatt Corporation, Mrs. Clist established the Park Hyatt

Hotel brand. She later founded Clist Consulting to help businesses facilitate their employees’ professional and personal growth. A recent “transplant” to Hilton Head Island and Bluffton, Mr. Duvall is the Executive Vice President for Strategic Account Development for CareCore National LLC. Mr. Duvall has 29 years of sales and sales management experience within a broad array of healthcare disciplines including managed care, long term care, pharmacy, and specialty benefit management.

“Our TCL family is very excited that Liz Clist and Steve Duvall have joined the Foundation board,” TCL President Dr. Tom Leitzel said. “Liz is very involved in the community, and Steve has jumped right in to serve as a volunteer in various capacities. I know they will help spread the good word about how effective TCL is in educating students for careers and further college studies.” TCL Foundation Executive Director, Louise Mathews, added, “I am looking forward to working with Liz and Steve to move the foundation forward in its

support for TCL.” Since its founding in 1983, the TCL Foundation has awarded close to $2 million in scholarship funds. In the last academic year, TCL Foundation donors provided funding for 167 scholarship awards that helped talented, deserving individuals achieve their educational goals. In addition to providing scholarship assistance, the foundation establishes private sector support to further enhance the college’s teaching and educational capabilities while supporting TCL’s vision to provide innovative workforce solutions.

school notes BEAUFORT ACADEMY • Soccer & Soap Drive ends on April 19. The Spanish I classes are collecting soccer equipment and personal hygiene items which will be donated to residents at migrant camps. • Thursday, April 11: Boys Soccer Team Dinner, 5:30 p.m. • Friday, April 12: Kindergarten students will participate in the Field Trip Factory at Bi-Lo, tying into their current unit on Nutrition and Food Groups. • Friday, April 12: Registration for SAT Prep classes is due April 12! These classes, which begin on April 20, are open to the community. More details can be found at or by calling Mary Trask at 843-524-3393. e.c. montessori • Saturday, April 20: Spring Fling and 40th Birthday Celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be bounce houses, a petting zoo, games and food. lady’s island middle • Thursday, March 28: 4 p.m., Baseball/ Softball at Basil Green • On Friday, April 12, Lady’s Island Middle School will celebrate military children and families by participating in a national event called “Purple Up! For Military Kids”. On this day, all LIMS students are encouraged to wear purple shirts with uniform bottoms in support of our military students to thank them for their strength and sacrifices for our country. • There are flyers available in the guidance office for the Carolina Master Scholar Adventure Series academic summer camp opportunities for rising 6th-12th grades. Weeklong camps on the USC-Columbia campus with adventures in areas such as aviation, robotics, forensic science, graphic design, computer gaming, law and more. Have your child stop by the Guidance office to pick up a flyer. park university • Registration for Park’s Summer ‘13 term is 6 May through 31 May ‘13. The term dates are 3 June – 28 July ‘13. Courses offered are: Principles of Management, Theories of Personality, Computer System Analysis and Design I, Principles of Social Research, Technology in a Global Society, Intermediate Algebra, Corporate Training and Development, Business Law II, Criminal Investigation, Health Care and the Political Process, Senior Seminar in Psychology, Financial Institutions and Markets, Constitutional Law in Criminal Justice, Interpersonal Communication I and Biological Concepts. All classes meet on 14

The Lady’s Island Middle School Junior Leadership class visited downtown Beaufort for a day of learning about Beaufort’s government and history. The government lesson was delivered by Mayor Keyserling with assistance from Ivette Burgess. The Mayor gave the class an overview on how local government works and how the mayor and the community interact with each other to solve problems and issues. After Mayor Keyserling spoke in the City Council chambers, the class had the opportunity to visit the Beaufort Museum on the bottom floor of City Hall. Mrs. Lang gave a detailed tour about Beaufort’s past. Then the class visited the Beaufort National Cemetery on Boundary Street where Mrs. Pat Simmons talked to the leadership class about how the cemetery began under the direction of Abraham Lincoln in 1863. After having lunch at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, the class had the opportunity to learn about Beaufort’s past from Southurn Rose Buggy Tour. Larry was our knowledgeable tour guide and Rocky pulled the carriage around town. As the students viewed the antebellum homes and beautiful gardens, the class began to understand the importance of the past and how as young leaders they can begin to shape Beaufort’s future. weekday evenings. Online courses are also available. Programs offered in Beaufort include BS and AS degrees in Computer Science, Criminal Justice Administration, Management (Business), Computer Information Systems Management, Health Care Management, Human Resource Management and Social Psychology. For more information call 228-7052 or visit the Park University office at the MCAS Beaufort Lifelong Learning Center (Bldg. 596, Room 212) or the MCRD Parris Island Education Center (Bldg. 923, Room 35). school district • A troupe of drama students from Beaufort High School is attracting growing numbers of fans who support the group’s anti-bullying show, and local Rotarians think so much of the students’ work that they are bankrolling their trip this weekend to a regional Rotary conference in North Carolina. “If You See Something, Say Something,” is a collection of dramatic sketches aimed at getting students to intervene or contact responsible adults when they witness their fellow students being bullied. “It’s a very positive message delivered in a very powerful way,” said Bill Evans, chairman of the Beaufort County School

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Board and a member of the Rotary Club of the Lowcountry. “It’s exciting to see the production’s creativity and energy gaining a wider audience.” This weekend’s Zone 33 Rotary Peace Symposium in Chapel Hill, N.C., will attract Rotarians from South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee, Delaware, Maryland and the District of Columbia. The Beaufort High group performed last month at an Eastern South Carolina Rotary conference in Myrtle Beach, where the students also participated in a question-and-answer session and discussed ways in which the show might serve as a model for statewide Rotary programs. Seven Rotary clubs in Beaufort County contributed to defraying the drama students’ traveling expenses to Chapel Hill, and the school district is covering their transportation costs. Beaufort High Drama Director LaRaine Fess and her students performed their show to sixth-graders across Beaufort County earlier this year. Rotary Club of the Lowcountry members distributed anti-bullying activity books and bookmarkers to students as they left the assemblies, and both contained the school district’s toll-free anti-bullying hotline numbers (843-322-2435 or 866-611-1102) and e-mail address (bcsdbullyinghotline@

Beaufort Academy students in PreK through sixth grades are participating in a reading incentive program sponsored by the Savannah Sand Gnats. Pictured above: BA students Katherine Taylor, G Simmons, and Sophia Martin high five Nate the Gnat during his visit to the campus, reminding all of the students to read and reach the goal set by their classroom teachers before April 26 to receive a ticket to the Savannah Sand Gnats baseball game on Friday, May 10.

Lady’s Island Elementary Science fair winners, Brionna Swinton, Addie Warren, Regan Hill, Billy Tate, Dominick Brown , Tray’Von Day and Stephen Holguin smile with their awards. Dominick was the overall winner of the fair. (Not pictured Nash Mills.) “Rotary’s partnership with this performance — and the club’s broader partnership with the school district to help prevent bullying — is what schools and communities should be all about,” said Chief Student Services Officer Gregory McCord. “We continue to receive messages from middle-schoolers throughout the district who talk about how the show has helped to change their attitudes and perceptions, either as an active participant in bullying or as an observer. “At the end of the day, we have students and the community fully engaged in support of a unified message.”

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Marge and I met on a blind date in Roanoke, Virginia. She was a secretary the city, and I was a sophomore at VA Tech, a military college then. We g engaged at the ring dance in the Spring of 1952 and were married on Jun 1953. That weekend I graduated from college, and became a Second Lieut ant in the US Army. We had no car. Margie’s cousin very graciously offered new Buick to us on our wedding day. That morning my best man and I dr his new car downtown to pick up the wedding ring at the jewelers. When reached the jewelers, I asked my best man to circle the block while I went He stayed away for a long time and finally came walk up the sidewalk. He me he wrecked the car and it had to be towed. Not the best start to our w ding day! We had no money for a honeymoon.. However, after five mont training at Fort Bliss, Texas, I was assigned to the Fifth Infantry Division outside Munich. That year and a half in Germany was our honeymoon. Th first of our five sons was born in the 2nd Army Field Hospital.

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Local banker stays invested in evolution of northern Beaufort County By Anne Christnovich


anking, by most stereotypes, is not the most exciting work in the world. Jan Malinowski, Executive Vice President of Palmetto State Bank, readily laughs at his work’s dry reputation, but also isn’t afraid to opine its importance. “A bank is part of the backbone of any community,” he said. Palmetto State Bank, a family-owned business, established in 1907, primarily deals with small business owners and individual accounts. Malinowski started working there in 1991, when he moved from Miami to Beaufort County with his wife, Liz. Before Miami, Malinowski worked at banks all over Canada, the United States and Europe, including a two-year stint in Zurich, Switzerland. When it came time to decide whether the Malinowskis wanted to raise their children in a big city or a small town, settling down in Beaufort was a no-brainer, Malinowski said. “We realized Miami is a great place for a single person or a married couple without kids or a retired person,” he said. “Liz’s family is from South Carolina ... Coming to a small town from big cities was a change, but a pleasant one.” Their three children — two sons and a daughter — are now ages 23, 21 and 18. Malinowski said working for international banks had its perks but the smaller operation allows for more freedom and less corporate red tape. “Some days I might be putting together a complex loan, others I’m running down someone to fix a leaky roof at one of the branches,” he said. “You have to wear a lot of hats and that’s what makes this fun.” Malinowski wears a lot of hats in other areas, too. He belongs of the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Sea Island Rotary Club and a statewide group called the Certified Development Corporation.

Executive Vice President of Palmetto State Bank Jan Malinowski.

It’s not hard to see that all those hats have a connection to development — in both a physical and social sense — for the northern parts of Beaufort County. It’s a topic Malinowski has invested a lot of time and thought. He said he hopes to be appointed to a soon-tobe-formed chamber of commerce subcommittee dedicated to aiding Mayor Bill Keyserling and the Lowcountry Economic Alliance in attracting new businesses to the area. The alliance — a group established between counties — has state tax money marked specifically for attracting new companies. Malinowski said the alliance would bring prospective clients to the area, and the chamber subcommittee would help show them what Beaufort has to offer. “The idea is that if someone does come into town, we can readily answer their questions,” he said, adding the chance to impress clients could also bring business to local caterers and

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entertainment businesses. The area’s delicate ecological balance can make the argument for more development a contentious one, but Malinowski said taking care of the area’s low-income population and expanding the tax base shouldn’t be neglected. “What’s too much (development)?” he said. “The people who say (development) is too much, I say what’s the limit to too much poverty?” “We’re not going to get smoke stacks here, but we could certainly use more job creators,” he said. “What are the contingency plans for if the Air Base closes? ... We have to start taking a look for opportunities while we have the luxury of time and the resources to do so.” The confidence for Beaufort’s future evolution comes from his experience in the area so far: Malinowski said the last 20 years of growth Beaufort County has been nothing less than “remarkable.” “When my wife and I got her in ’91, for example, Beaufort Memorial Hospital was an older 1950s-style operation,” he said. “We’ve seen it grow from a handful of doctors to a medical staff of close to 200 ... We have well-respected specialists in many areas.” As a member of the bank, he’s also seen the first-hand effects of the economic downturn, but said he sees recovery happening. Malinowski’s youngest daughter is preparing to graduate high school this May, which will leave the house to Jan and Liz. Although the number of mouths to feed with be different, Malinowski said he’ll likely continue to do what he’s doing for the foreseeable future. The formation of the chamber subcommittee will likely take place in 30 to 60 days, Malinowski said, and there’s still plenty of people who need loans or financial help from his bank. “The bank has been successful over the years because we try to be consistent and stable,” he said. “We can’t be all things to all people ... But a good institution is made up of its people, and ours care immensely about their customers.”


Morality and Mark Sanford By Jay Bender

In 1840 the State of South Carolina stole 144,000 acres of land that had been reserved to the Catawba Indian Tribe by the British Crown in 1760. Litigation in 1980 resulted in a settlement among the state, the tribe and the federal government nearly 20 years later. As a part of that settlement, the tribe gave up the right to have casino gambling under the federal Indian Gaming Regulatory Act in exchange for the right to have two high stakes bingo operations in the state. The state’s chief negotiator, Crawford Clarkson, then head of the State Tax Commission, characterized the tribe’s bingo as “the best game in the state” with the dual purpose of providing a stream of income to sustain the tribe economically and competition to force shady mock charity bingo operators out of business. The plan worked to the benefit of the tribe and the state initially, but then the General Assembly passed legislation to improve the competitive position of charity bingo halls. More devastating to the tribe’s bingo revenue was the state becoming a gaming competitor with the lottery. Once the lottery was in place, tribal bingo revenue diminished to the point that it was no longer feasible to operate a bingo hall. Rep. John Spratt and Sen. Fritz Hollings worked with tribal and political leaders in Orangeburg County and

the Town of Santee to devise a plan to relocate the tribe’s bingo hall in Rock Hill to an unused shopping near the intersection of I-26 and I-95. This new bingo hall would feature electronic bingo and would resemble a casino in its design. The hall would not, however, be a casino and would not offer any games but bingo. The advantage of the electronic bingo compared to church basement bingo was that it could be linked to other electronic bingo halls on other Indian reservations increasing the size of pots players could win. A parallel can be seen in the multistate lottery games. More players equal bigger prizes. The tribe’s legislation had the support or acquiescence of all members of the South Carolina delegation in Washington. The bill was in the Senate Commerce Committee and the chances of passage looked good. The Orangeburg County Council, the Clarendon County Council and the Santee Town Council all backed the proposal. An analysis of the project by a University of South Carolina economist concluded that the economic impact of the bingo hall and related tourism activities generated by it would be comparable in that part of the state to the impact of BMW in the Upstate. Hundreds of people would be employed in the bingo operation and hundreds more in businesses trading on increased tourist traffic as Santee became a destination and

not just a gas stop along I-95. Mark Sanford was governor, but he couldn’t stop the legislation within the South Carolina delegation so he called on a friend from his days in Congress, now a member of the Senate, to put a “hold” on the bill to keep it from being considered. Mark Sanford told representatives of the tribe that he was opposed to the bingo hall on moral grounds. The senator Mark Sanford called on to kill the bill was John Ensign of Nevada. Consider the morality of Sanford and Ensign working to deny the tribe and the people of the Santee area a strong economic development opportunity. Sanford’s“stopper” had an extra-marital affair with the wife of a staff member. Ensign’s family, owners of one of the largest casino operations in the world, paid the staff member thousands of dollars to forgive the sins of John Ensign. Mark Sanford spent state money to divert an economic development trip to Argentina so he could rendezvous in Buenos Aires with his paramour. Later, Sanford had his staff tell the world he was hiking the Appalachian Trail, when he was in fact thousands of miles away committing adultery. Mark Sanford has no geographic or moral compass, but may find his way back to Washington where he can posture and obstruct with no regard for the lives of the people he damaged with his phony antigambling morality.

letter to the editor Walterboro Republican group endorses Sanford

Congratulations to former SC Governor Mark Sanford for a decisive win in the SC First Congressional District runoff election. Many of us Republican voters are elated with the former governor’s smooth election campaign success in the elegant First District. Some of us Republican voters are deeply respectful of Sanford’s stellar record of resistance to hardened tax money addicts, to tax ‘n eat government, and to those who are eager to gnaw on the tax-lump. Many of us Republican voters are deeply respectful of Sanford’s iconic political career and his undeniable valuable trove of political skill and political acumen. Mark Sanford has the wealth of political experience that we desperately need to represent us in Congress and the depth of conviction to the ideal of limited government that we desperately need in Washington. The hyper-partisan, purist Republican, proeconomic development, Urban Progress Super PAC, rolling out of the cool little City of Walterboro, SC, in Colleton County, enthusiastically endorses Mark Sanford for SC-1 Congress. Please vote Mark Sanford on May 7. Thank you. Joseph A. Murray (Black Republican) President, Urban Progress Super PAC, Walterboro, SC

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Silent films come to USCB ... with live music By Christine A. Raskind

The Beaufort Symphony Orchestra presents “Hollywood Extravaganza: Film Score in Reverse” on Thursday, April 18, and a Sunday, April 21 at the USCB Center For The Arts in Beaufort. This unique program will feature scenes from “silent” films such as “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” “Faust,” “The General” and “Old Town” projected on the big screen. The surprise — it won’t be silent! Amidst the darkness on stage will be the Beaufort Symphony Orchestra live. This concept is the opposite of what usually happens when viewers go to the theater to see a movie. In that case, a sound design person has adapted the music to the scenes that will appear on the screen. With “Film Score In Reverse,” a computerized program coordinates scenes from movies while the orchestra plays. The conductor is free to interpret the music as he wishes. This marks the first time this special technique has been offered to audiences in the Lowcountry. Beaufort Symphony Orchestra’s Maestro Frederick Devyatkin will be on the podium as usual. During the performance of “Flicker, A

IF YOU GO What: The Beaufort Symphony Orchestra presents “Hollywood Extravaganza — Film Score in Reverse” with Frederick Devyatkin, Musical Director, and “Flicker, A Symphonic Celebration of the Silent Age.” Where: USCB Center For The Arts 801 Carteret Street, Beaufort When: Thursday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, April 21, at 3 p.m. Tickets: $37.50; Youth through High School, $5. Tickets may be purchased online at or call 1-800-595-4TIX (4849). Remaining tickets at the door if available.

Celebration of the Silent Age,” you will be able to delight in viewing classic examples of horror, melodrama and spectacle in some of the finest films ever made. It will be a unique opportunity to recall celebrated performances by Lon Chaney, John Barrymore, Buster Keaton, Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle, and Charlie Chaplin in their timeless silent film roles. Among the film clips represented are “Phantom of the Opera,” “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” the

1923 “Hunchback of Notre Dame,” and “The Tramp.” The music of Mussorgsky, Saint-Saens, Grieg, Sibelius, and Stravinsky are among the composers represented. Selections include “Night on Bald Mountain,”“Danse Macabre,” “Peer Gynt,” “Finlandia” and “The Firebird.” These pieces are among the most recognizable and well-loved in musical repertoire today. The orchestra invites you to come see

and hear why this concert will offer an extremely special and different experience. The musicians are grateful for the community’s support as they continue to grow their audiences and keep the music live here in Beaufort. Some have suggested they are among the best small orchestras in the country, and their patrons heartily agree. The Beaufort Symphony will end its season with“Side By Side,” another one-ofa-kind concert, on Sunday afternoon, May 19. The orchestra is proud to showcase the combined talents of adult and youth musicians at Beaufort High School Performing Arts Auditorium. This will result in a more than 85 piece orchestra, as they feature the growing musicianship of young people sitting alongside the adults. Tickets and information for “Side By Side” must be purchased separately and are now available at This special concert is offered at a special rate of $20 per ticket. For more information about supporting the Beaufort Youth Orchestra through scholarships or to audition, contact Greta Maddox at 843-476-1310.

Guild of Beaufort Galleries presents Spring Art Walk The Guild of Beaufort Galleries invites the community to welcome and celebrate spring and the warmer weather with the 2013 Spring Art Walk. Member galleries will be open on Friday, April 19 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. and will feature varied styles and mediums of art for all tastes. Admission is always free and refreshments are always served. Guild of Gallery maps are available at each gallery. The following is a list of galleries and their spring specialties: USCB Center for the Arts: 801 Carteret St. is featuring an exhibit of Lowcountry Artists. The exhibit showcases the work of over thirty local artists working in a variety of mediums. Charles Street Gallery: 914 Charles St. Located in a restored, historic, two story house; the gallery exhibits an eclectic mix of paintings and photography. The gallery also displays a changing exhibit of Japanese antiques. BAA Gallery: 913 Bay Street. Beaufort Art Association Gallery exhibits the work of over 100 local “exhibiting member” artists and has a frequently changing display of artwork in all mediums. The gallery is currently featuring “Water, Water ... Everywhere” an exhibit centered on the theme of water by South Carolina artist Mac Rogers. Rogers, best known for his images of Lowcountry life, has added paintings from his travels to Venice, England and the Mediterranean. An active artist will be painting and answering questions as well. The Craftseller: 818 Bay Street. The Craftseller displays an extensive collection of fine American crafts. Artists from over thirty states exhibit work in many different mediums. Shoppers can expect to find an abundance of items from jewelry, textiles, ceramics, wood, glass, candles, and kaleidoscopes to print artists. 18

“Fresh Never Frozen” is from BAA Gallery.

“Palmetto Island Sunset” is from the I Pinckney Simons Gallery.

I Pinckney Simons Gallery: 711 Bay Street. South Carolina native Madeline Dukes is the gallery’s featured artist for the month of April. Madeline’s beautiful oil landscapes capture the soothing atmosphere of the marsh and the lush flora of the Lowcountry. Madeline completes her work employing a process of observation of nature, color, form and most importantly, light. The gallery displays an eclectic and diverse mix of fine paintings, sculpture, jewelry and photography in addition to hand sculpted furnishings. I. Pinckney Simons, founded in 1979, features a large selection of original art by 35 award winning artists. Ly Benson’s Gallery and Studio: 211 Charles Street. The gallery features quality Zimbabwe Shona Verdite sculptures, African-American and African art, Gullah and Lowcountry folk art, art and photographs for discerning collectors. Featured artists include: Geraldine Smith, Rev. Johnnie Simmons

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“Chicken” from Bay Street Gallery.

and Mucha Kachidza. In addition to its regular offerings, the gallery is featuring an exhibit in conjunction with the Tabernacle Baptist Church’s 150th Anniversary Celebration titled: “The Life and Times of Congressman Robert Smalls 1839-1915” and invites the community to visit their Robert Smalls room. Smalls, born a slave in Beaufort became a Civil War hero and was later elected to Congress; he died in 1915 and was buried at the Tabernacle Church in Beaufort. Bay Street Gallery: 719 Bay Street. Bay Street Gallery will be presenting New Works by Murray Sease. Sease’s paintings insightfully depict the rhythms of Lowcountry life and exhibit energetic brushstrokes and explosive color. Visitors will enjoy her latest “Farmer’s Market

series and her marvelous “Chickens.” The Bay Street Gallery also features original works by fourteen premier Southeastern artists as well as sculpture, silk handbags, silver jewelry and sweetgrass baskets. The Gallery: 802 Bay Street. Owner Deanna Bowdish invites people to join her for a fun evening of all the things we love; good times, great art and flowing libations. The Gallery is a vibrant space which offers contemporary creations including oil on canvas; bronze, stone and ceramic sculpture; acrylic and ink on paper; photography and works in glass and wood. The Gallery invites the community to check out the new creations from more than 60 local and regional artists. Indigo Gallery: 809 Bay Street. Indigo Gallery features the artwork of nationally known landscape painter Peter Pettigrew and local artists Sandra Bagette, Alison Crossman, Janet Mozley, Gloria Dalvini Linda Kirsten Cole and Polly Swenson as well as fine custom framing. Many of Indigo Gallery’s artists have a love for the Lowcountry’s landscape and are avid “plein air” painters. The Rhett Gallery: 901 Bay Street. The Rhett Gallery offers prints and paintings by four generations of Rhett family artists. The gallery offers originals and prints in addition to wildfowl carvings by William M. Rhett, antique prints and maps, Audubons and Civil War material and receives new work on a regular basis.

arts arts events An impromptu songfest by The Beaufort Harbormasters: The Beaufort Harbormasters and Belles present “When They All Come Marching Home,” A rousing, melodic tribute to all who serve and have served. Hear familiar tunes from Irving Berlin, George M. Cohan, Francis Scott Keye, etc, performed in four-part harmony on Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13 at 7 p.m. at the Beaufort High School Auditorium. Tickets are available through or your melodic Harbormaster or Belle. For more information contact Gary Gebhardt at 843-368-6544. Awaken the Dragon encore screening will be Thursday, April 11 at 6 p.m. at USCB Center for the Arts, 521-4145. To understand what Dragon Boat Racing is all about, see the movie that started it all. It’s only $10 per ticket, and 50% of the proceeds go to DragonBoat Beaufort. After the film, have a special dinner at Lowcountry Produce Market & Cafe and support the local team. Before and after the screening, stop in at Breakwater for cocktails and bar snacks. To learn more about DragonBoat Beaufort, visit www. ARTworks after school April-May 2013: These creativity-filled classes are for students 5 years and up. All classes meet one day each week. Family and two-class discounts are available on select classes, and limited scholarships are available. • Saturdays, April 20, 27, & May 4: Calendar Stories Workshop with Lisa

Rentz for ages 8-12, $55, 10 am-noon. Creative writing, book-making and recycling all in one. Write your stories and poems and then bind them in a picture calendar, re-decorated by you. A second class begins May 18 for creative writers 10-14 years old. • Saturdays, April 20, 27, & May 4: Henna Designs on the Paper, with Ranna P. Desai, Instructor for ages 12-16, $65, 2-3:30 p.m. Learn to create henna the ethnic way by assembling beautiful elements like flowers, leaves, petals, borders, etc. on the paper in order to work it on your skin with actual henna. • Tuesdays, April 23-May 21: Watercolor 102 with Jean Norton-Torjussen for ages 10-16, $55 + $5 supplies fee. Mixing American and Asian watercolor techniques allows participants to experiment with medium, papers, brushes and pens • Tuesdays, April 23-May 21: Color Spark with Cindy Male, Instructor for ages 5-7, $55 + supplies. This class will spark the youth with hands on manipulation of materials and tools. Tools for drawing, tools for stamping, tools for gardening, tools for cooking, tools for construction. Color and spark-el follow. Materials to be used are heavy paper, crayons, water color paints, glitter, stencils, containers that vegetables come in from the store, scissors, glue, magazines, papers of different varieties and weights, and fabric.

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Best All Around Restaurant: Breakwater Favorite Antique Shop: Pearls Before Noon Best Annual Community Event: Habersham Harvest Festival Favorite Appliance Repair Company: Denny’s Appliance Service & Parts Favorite Budget Friendly Restaurant: Moes Southwest Grill Favorite Fundraiser: Beaufort Twilight Run Favorite Dining Atmosphere: Breakwater Favorite Dinner Spot: Old Bull Tavern Favorite Lunch Spot: Lowcountry Produce Market and Cafe Favorite Appliance Store: Lowes Favorite Art Gallery: The Gallery Favorite Attorney: Derek Gilbert Favorite Auto Repair Shop: Zippy Lube Favorite Auto Parts Store: Advance Auto Parts Favorite Automobile Salesperson: Michael Coxwell Favorite Automobile Dealership: Stokes Honda Favorite Bakery: SuZara’s Kitchen Favorite Bank: Ameris Favorite Happy Hour Deals: Sonic Favorite Bar Atmosphere: Maggie’s Pub & Eatery Favorite Bar: Maggie’s Pub & Eatery Favorite Barbeque: Q on Bay Favorite Beaufort Destination: Waterfront Park Favorite Bed & Breakfast: Cuthbert House Favorite Bike Rental Shop: Lowcountry Bicycles Favorite Boat Dealership: Butler Marine Favorite Book Store: Beaufort Bookstore Favorite Breakfast: Blackstone’s Cafe Favorite Buffet: Golden Corral Favorite Burger: Fat Patties Favorite Candy Store: The Chocolate Tree Favorite Car Wash: Custom Clean Car Wash Favorite Carpet Cleaning Service: Carolina Carpet Cleaning Favorite Carpet/Flooring Store: Creative Interiors Carpet One Favorite Caterer: Debbie Covington Favorite Chef: Richard Wilson – Maggie’s Pub Favorite Cell Phone Provider: Verizon Wireless Favorite Charity Worker: Joe Gazdak Favorite Children’s Clothing Store: Doodlebug’s Favorite Chiropractor: Beaufort Chiropractic Favorite Cleaning Service: Merry Maids

Favorite Coffee Shop: Common Ground Favorite Builder: Watermark Coastal Homes Favorite Convenience Store: Tiger Express Favorite Credit Union: Navy Federal Credit Union Favorite Dance Studio: Studio B Favorite Day Spa: Aqua Med Spa Favorite Day Care Center: Hobbit Hill Favorite Deli: Publix Favorite Dentist: Aesthetic Dentistry Favorite DJ: Steve Curless Favorite Elementary School: Holy Trinity Classical Christian Favorite Event Rental Company: Amazing Event Rentals

Favorite Hardware Store: Grayco Favorite Health Store: It’s Only Natural Favorite HVAC Service: Carolina Air Favorite High School: Beaufort High School Favorite Historic Tour Company: Sea Island Carriage Company Favorite Home Technology Company: ISLC Favorite Hospital: Beaufort Memorial Hospital Favorite Hotel: City Loft Hotel Favorite Ice Cream Shop: YoYo’s Frozen Yogurt Shop Favorite Insurance Agency: Kinghorn Insurance of Beaufort Favorite Insurance Agent: Brooke Cuchinella Favorite Interior Designer: Laura Baker

Favorite Kayak Outfitter: Higher Ground Favorite Dry Cleaner: Tucker Dry Cleaners Favorite Fabric Store: Tabby Fabric and Studio Favorite Fast Food Restaurant: Chick Fil A Favorite Financal Company: Wells Fargo Advisors Favorite Fishing Charter: Bay Street Outfitters Favorite Fitness Center: Earth Fit Gym Favorite Flower Shop: Bitty’s Flower Shop Favorite Fried Chicken: Maryland Fried Chicken Favorite Friend: Virginia Apple Favorite Furniture Store: FWDG Favorite Gift Shop: LuLu Burgess Favorite Golf Course: Sanctuary at Cat Island Favorite Grocery Store: Publix Favorite Pet Groomer: Beaufort Dog Favorite Hair Salon: Salon Aria Off Bay Favorite Hair Dresser: Lisa Melvin

Favorite International Restaurant: Berto’s Tex Mex Favorite Investment Group: Larry Beaupre Favorite Jewelry Store: Modern Jeweler’s Favorite Karaoke Show: Billy Drysdale Favorite Kitchen Store: Grayco Favorite Landscaping Service: Mother Earth Landscaping Favorite Lighting Store: Ferguson Bath, Kitchen and Lighting Gallery Favorite Liquor Store: Bill’s Liquor Stores Inc. Favorite Live Entertainment Spot: Plums Restaurant Favorite Local Artist: Chris Jones Favorite Local Band: The Blue Dots Favorite Nail Salon: Signature Touch Favorite New Business: Old Bull Tavern Favorite Manufactured Housing Center: John Johnson Favorite Marina: Downtown Marina Favorite Massage Therapist: Marie Beldon Favorite Medical Group: Lowcountry Medical Group

Favorite Men’s Shop: Bay Street Outfitters Favorite Middle School: Beaufort Middle School Favorite Mortgage Company: Wells Fargo Favorite Movie Theater: Plaza Stadium Theater Favorite Moving Company: Carolina Moving & Storage Favorite Non-Profit Organization: Len Miret Scholarship Fund Favorite Nursery: Buds and Blooms Favorite Oil Changing Company: Zippy Lube Favorite Optical Service: Dr. Michael Harris Favorite Orthodontist: Dr Burris Favorite Pest Control Company: Collins Pest Control Favorite Pet Supply: Beaufort Dog Favorite Pharmacist: Claire Hannon- BiLo Favorite Pharmacy: Walgreens Favorite Photographer: Captured Moments Photography Favorite Physician: Dr. Clark Trask Favorite Pizza Parlor: Piace Pizza Inc Favorite Public Relations Firm: Adagio Creative Favorite Tire Store: Barnard Tire Favorite Plumber: Lohr Plumbing Favorite Copy Shop: Murr Printing Favorite Realtor: Lisa Evans Favorite Real Estate Company: Keller-Williams Realty Favorite Retirement/ Assisted Living Center: Summit Place Favorite Seafood Restaurant: Dockside Favorite Shoe Store: Divine Shoes Favorite Sporting Goods Shop: Higher Ground Favorite Sports Bar: Bricks on Boundary Favorite Stable: Broomfield Stables Favorite Sub Shop: Subway Favorite Tanning Salon: Palm Beach Tan Favorite Tack Store: Tack N Tow Favorite Tax Service: Clyde Hincher Favorite Taxi Service: Yellow Cab Favorite Teacher: Janet Rutland Favorite Toy Store: Doodlebugs Favorite Vacation Rental Company: Seaside Getaways Favorite Veterinarian: Dr. Guilloud Favorite Video Store: Video Warehouse Favorite Wine Shop: Bill’s Liquor Store Inc. Favorite Women’s Clothing Shop: SugarBelle’s Favorite Yoga Studio: Yoga Chandra


Plant Project grows on Spring Island The Spring Island Trust Native Plant Project, established in 2009, has marked its fifth anniversary of serving both Spring Island members and the Lowcountry community. The Native Plant Project was conceived when founding members Carolyn Dunlap and Ann Baruch sought to rescue rare native plants from construction sites and incorporate them into the island’s landscape. It didn’t take long to realize that the promotion of native plant gardening was in concert with the Spring Island Trust philosophy and that the community could develop a sustainable enterprise that would be beneficial to the landscape and all the creatures that call this area home.

Spring and fall plant sales are held at Mobley Oaks baseball field and are attended by Spring Island members and off-islanders alike. In addition, an early spring sale offers trillium, atamasco lily and bloodroot. Proceeds from all sales directly benefit the Spring Island Trust, whose mission is to insure the preservation and protection of the island’s environment and cultural history. Although occasional construction digs still occur, most of the plants offered by the Native Plant Project are grown from seed, harvested as volunteers or obtained through division of or cuttings from mature plants. A few notable facts: • Since 2009, more than 11,000

native plants have been returned to the landscape. • Karl Ohlandt (staff Landscape Ecologist) manages a database with detailed cultivation information and images of over 100 species of native plants. • More than 70 Spring Island members serve as volunteers. • An on-island nursery holds up to 6,000 plants, representing over 100 native species. • For more information, visit www. and click on the Native Plant Project tab. • The Spring Native Plant Sale will be held Saturday, April 13 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Walker Landing Ball Field.

New head for Literacy Volunteers of Lowcountry The Literacy Volunteers of the Lowcountry Board of Directors chose Ms. Jean Heyduck to succeed Nancy Williams as the executive director. Ms. Heyduck comes from Wisconsin where she enjoyed a successful career in both nonprofit and for-profit enterprises. Most recently, she was Executive Director of the Gateway Technical College Foundation. Prior to that, she

TIPS TO HAVE THE CLEANEST SPRING EVER Walls and Ceilings: You may go over your walls with a dry mop or microfiber duster occasionally, but when was the last time you gave them a thorough, cornerto-corner clean? A vacuum attachment is great for this. In the kitchen, you can combat any surface buildup with vinegar or a solvent-free degreaser (as always, do a spot-test first). Window Treatments: You’d be surprised how many curtains and draperies are machine-washable…and how many could use a good washing! As long as the label says it’s okay, go for it. Otherwise, make a spring tradition of sending them, and fabric shades, to the dry cleaner. Wipe down blinds with a warm, damp cloth with a bit of mild dish soap. Upholstered Furniture: Take any removable cushions outside and gently beat them to remove dust (this would be a good time to beat any throw rugs, too). Review care labels and treat any stains accordingly before replacing. Meanwhile, use your vacuum attachment to go over the entire piece of furniture and deep inside the crevices. Waxing: Now that you can open the windows to air out the fumes, why not do some waxing? Both wood and non-wood floors have surface-specific polishes designed to help them regain their luster, and wood furniture shines up beautifully with a paste wax and some buffing.

was Director of Communications and Marketing for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee. Ms. Heyduck is a marketing and communications professional with a Master’s degree in Speech Communication (with a specialty in public relations and organizational communication) from Eastern Illinois University.

She moved to the Lowcountry in March 2012, with her husband, Chris Protz, who is Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Lowcountry. Board, staff, volunteers and supporters welcome Ms. Heyduck to the LVL community knowing she will be a passionate and untiring advocate for adult literacy throughout the Lowcountry.

April Events at Library Event: Saturday Family Movie Description: We will show a newly released family friendly film on the second Saturday of each month! Free refreshments provided. Date and time: Saturday, April 13 at 2 p.m. Event: Carolina Yards Gardening Program Description: Master Gardener, Laura Lee Rose will present a program on environmentally friendly landscaping for your Carolina Yard. Date and time: Tuesday, April 23 at 3 p.m. in the Beaufort Meeting Room, Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort Event: The “Read a Movie” Club Description: Watch a movie based on a book. A short discussion will follow for those interested. Attend just the film screening or both. Date and time: Wednesday, April 24 at 1 p.m. Event: Beaufort Book Club Description: In April, we will be discussing “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand Date and time: Thursday, April 25 at 1 p.m. All events are free and will be held at the Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC 29902. Please call Stacey Edmonds 843-255-6458, or email sinman@ for more information. Visit

Beaufort InterGalactic Storytelling Festival FESTIvAL HIgHLIgHTS


6pm opening reception 8pm Patchwork performance by all four headliners!


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- Nature Walks with Doug Elliott - Story through Rap, Hip-Hop & Spoken Word: the Oral Tradition Transformed - Natalie Daise in Concert - Root Doctors & High Sherriff McTeer


- Porch stories @ the Cuthbert House & Rhett House Inns - 10am to 1pm: FREE family activities - “The Dreamers” of Beaufort Middle School perform - Cooking as Storytelling - Liars Competition- jump in with your story! - My Mother’s voice with Judy Sima - Bil Lepp in Concert


- 1pm Liars Competition finale.

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Historic Preservation Awards given by HBF Five awards recognizing excellence in historic preservation and support of Historic Beaufort Foundation’s mission were presented at the Foundation’s 47th Annual Meeting March 21st at USCB’s Performing Arts Center. Historic Preservation Honor Awards celebrating successful and exemplary historic preservation projects around Beaufort County went to: • St. Peter’s Catholic Church and the Catholic Diocese of Charleston for the restoration of the ca. 1846 St. Peter’s Historic Church at 710 Carteret Street. Rob Montgomery, architect and Beek Webb, contractor. Pat Green, Ray Morin, Father McNeill and Barbara Stanley accepted on behalf of the congregation. • The University of South Carolina Beaufort for its adaptive re-use and interior renovation of the Grace White House at 802 Carteret Street. Eric Brown, architect and Jim Tucker, contractor. Mike Parrott accepted on behalf of USCB. And, • Peggy and Ed Simmer for their restoration of the ca. 1810 CuthbertScheper House at 915 Port Republic Street; Mike Sutton and Erin Peets, contractors. All three were recognized as important structures brought to

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USCB’s Grace White House at 802 Carteret Street was recognized for its re-use and interior renovation.

life after each of them sat vacant for periods of time. The New Construction/Infill Award recognized a new building in the National Historic Landmark District that contributes to the character and design of its surroundings and was presented to LowCountry Habitat for Humanity for new construction at 1010 Church Street. Cooter Ramsey, architect, Jim Inlow, contractor. Brenda Dooley, Habitat executive director, accepted the award. A variation of the Preservation Honor Award was given to “Beaufort 300” for its drive to establish permanent, updated historic markers in the Waterfront Park celebrating Beaufort’s 300th anniversary in 2011. Kevin Cuppia, Erin Dean,Mike McFee and historian Larry Rowland were recognized.

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Delicious ingredients create irresistible sushi combinations at By Pamela Brownstein


Even though there were only three of us at Lunch Bunch, we were hungry and managed to eat almost all of the amazing food that was presented to us by the lovely owner, Monica. We started with the new crab and vegetable tempura, which was light and had a good texture. Then we tried the Diablo roll made with crab, masago and special sauce and baked. Buck really liked the spicy kick of this roll. As a treat, Monica prepared an authentic Korean dish called Bi Bim Bab with beef, shredded vegetables, spinach, radish, mushrooms and topped with a fried egg and served over rice in Clockwise from above: Spicy salmon tempura roll; Lowcountry Roll; the friendly and a hot rock pot. All the ingredients are talented staff at Sushi Sakana; the Stacy roll; Bi Bam Bab authentic Korean dish. combined for a yummy meal that will sweetness of the sauce and the crunch of fried bananas with whipped cream and comfort you and fill you up. Buck’s favorite roll was the Lowcountry of the tempura gave this roll a light, a chocolate sauce drizzle. Pair this with Roll made with crab and shrimp fresh taste. Her second favorite was the a cup of Monica’s special Japanese green tea and it’s the perfect way to complete a tempuras, avocado, special homemade awesome Spicy Salmon Tempura Roll. I really liked the Chelsea Roll made wonderful culinary experience. sauce, covered with cheese and wrapped Sushi Sakana is located at 860 Parris in foil and served warm as flambé at the with spicy tuna and avocado, as well table. The baked cheese gives the roll as the James Roll — spicy salmon and Island Gateway, Suite C-1, Port Royal, a smoky flavor that will linger in your topped with an intricate foam that in the BiLo shopping center. The included salmon sashimi and applesauce restaurant is open Monday through mouth and delight your senses. Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 Elizabeth’s favorite roll was the and was perfection with each bite. I don’t know how we had room for to 9:30 p.m.; and Saturday, 11 a.m. to Stacy Roll made with shrimp tempura, crab and avocado and topped with dessert, but it was hard to pass up fried 2:30 p.m., dinner 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Call red snapper and a red chili sauce. The green tea ice cream and a beautiful plate 843-379-5300 for take out orders.

Reed and I are overjoyed with the support and encouragment from beautiful Beaufort. SugarBelle was just a conversation and a small part of a dream just three months ago. Since opening January 29, we have been humbled by the response and truly hope to be an asset to the small business community. Thank you all so much for naming us Beaufort’s Favorite Women’s Clothing Store. It is my sincere goal to make SugarBelle a place for women to enjoy being women, support one another and never take themselves too seriously. - Cherimie Be Kind. Be Giving. Be Great~ SugarBelle 843-379-4141

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All chiantis are not created equal

The Chianti this week is described as a Chianti re-imagined, a modern interpretation of a classic. It is Melini Chianti Riserva from a Tuscan winery founded in 1705 by Adolpho Labourel Melini. It is one of Chianti’s oldest and most historic wineries that owns more than 1,200 acres of grapes.

By Celia Strong

Chianti is probably one of the best known and most consumed of Italian red wines. Ten years ago, I could probably have said of all Italian wines, but Pinot Grigio way overshadows it. But, today, we are on Chianti and we have a lots of fun things to talk about, so let’s get to it! Chianti, in all its various levels, comes from the Italian wine region of Tuscany. The region is about 8,900 square acres and is located on the west coast of Italy, just north of Rome. Chianti is a province in Tuscany, first defined as a wine area in 1716. There were three villages (Gaiole, Castellina and Radda) that became Provincia del Chianti. In 1932, the Chianti area was redrawn and divided into seven sub-zones (Classico, Colli Arentini, Colli Fiorentini, Colline Pisane, Colli Senesi, Montalbono, and Rùfina). Today, the majority of Chiantis are either Chianti DOCG or Chianti Classico DOCG. These two together are the largest volume produced of all Italian wines. Red or white. (We have talked about the legal levels of Italian wines, DOCG is the highest and regulates origins, grape varieties, some techniques of growing and wine making, and more sometimes.) The earliest record of Chianti wine goes back to the 13th century. Actually, a record from 1398 mentions a white Chianti wine. In 1716, Cosimo III de’ Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, issued an edict defining the Chianti area. This delineation lasted until 1932, when the Italian government expanded it a bit and, then in 1967, another expansion that is still current. By the 18th century, Chianti was widely known as a red wine. These wines, though, were different than the Chiantis we know today. Grape varieties were varied and not consistent. An Italian statesman, Bettino Ricasoli, developed the modern “recipe” for Chianti. This is when it became a Sangiovese based wine — 70 percent Sangiovese, 15 percent Canaiolo, 10 percent Malvasia, later to include Trebbiano also, and 5 percent other local red varieties. In 1967, the DOC laws that govern Italian wine used Ricasoli’s basic blend of Sangiovese with 10 to 30 percent Malvasia and Trebbiano. (Another red wine with

Celia Strong works at Bill’s Liquor & Fine Wines on Lady’s Island.

white grapes in it.) The late 19th century, for Tuscany and Italy in general, was a period of economic and political difficulties, and the time when phylloxera invaded their vineyards also. Talk about troubles. During the 1970’s, producers started to reduce the amount of white grapes that they used in Chianti, and, in 1995, it became legal to make Chianti with 100 percent Sangiovese. More trouble came in the form of a popular consumer trend toward cheap, easy-drinking wines. It did help revive Chianti vineyards, but left the reputation of Chianti DOCG somewhat less than wonderful. By the end of the 20th century, a large number of wine drinkers thought of Chianti as the light, basically mediocre red wine that came in short, fatter bottles, all covered with straw. (These bottles were rounded on the bottom, and the straw was used to help them stand upright. Really, who wants a round-bottom bottle rolling around on the dinner table? These bottles, with their straw covers, were called “fiascos.” But they made it possible for Chianti to be exported.) Chiantis are sometimes called the “Bordeaux of Italy,” due in part to the flexibility of their “recipe.” Lighter style Chianti wines have more white grapes in them, and heavier, richer ones have more red varieties, particularly Cabernet Sauvignon. Even though only 15 percent maximum of Cabernet is allowed, its flavors and textures tend to dominate the Chiantis it is in. Basic Chianti is characterized by medium acidity and medium tannins. This makes it very food friendly with Italian cuisine — red/tomato sauces and beef, lamb and game. It has juicy fruit notes with cherry, plum, and raspberries. These wines are best at 3 to 5 years old. Chiantis that are aged 38 months can be labeled “riserva.” (Regular aging is only four to seven

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months.) Another fun and interesting part of the Chianti story is the black rooster (“gallo nero”) that appears on some bottles. This was chosen as a symbol, for early producers of Chianti Classico only, before all the wine laws were codified. Some bottles still have this rooster on them because these wineries have been around long enough to have been members of this consortium. Really, though, the Italian DOC wine laws protect us from buying fake Chiantis. All Chianti wines are DOCG level, the highest in Italy. Not all are from a subzone and not all are “riserva.” “Riserva” refers to the amount of time that the wine is aged, before being released for sale. Our Chianti this week is described by its producer as a Chianti re-imagined. A modern interpretation of a classic. It is Melini Chianti Riserva. Melini is a Tuscan winery founded in 1705 by Adolpho Labourel Melini. It is one of Chianti’s oldest and most historic that owns more than 1,200 acres, both Chianti and Chianti Classico. Throughout its history, the winery has always embraced innovations to help improve the quality of their wines. Like when Adolpho started pasteurizing his

wines 30 years before Louis Pasteur wrote about it. Really. Melini wines are considered to be the essence of Tuscany, an international, fruit-forward style. The grapes for our wine, 85 percent Sangiovese, 15 percent others, are sourced from select vineyards. Selected for their soil, climate and sun exposure. The soil is loose, gravelly, made up of schist and limestone. The vines are thickly planted. After harvest, the grapes are cold macerated on their skins for three to four days, then fermented, cold, in stainless steel. (Cooler fermenting temperatures augment the fruit flavors in a wine.) The wines are aged in French oak casks for 18 months, and in their bottles for three to six months more. The current vintage is 2009. This wine is bright ruby colored with aromas of raspberry, blackberry and a touch of violets — often a subtlety in good Chiantis. The flavors are medium bodied with soft, jammy fruit flavors and a baking spice undertone. A mild acidity makes for a perfect finish on this wine. Just so you know, this is the first, and only, Chianti Riserva I have ever seen or tasted. And, it’s so nice to have one finally because it’s really very good. And only $10.99. So I can have it often. And you too. Enjoy.

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dining guide

A listing of local restaurants in northern Beaufort County:Your resource for where to eat ALVIN ORD’S: 1514 Ribaut Road, Port


Royal; 843-524-8222; L.D.


Boundary Street, Beaufort Town Center; 843-379-9197; Thai, Asain cuisine; L.D.


PIACE PIZZA: 5-B Market, Habersham, Beaufort; 379-3287; L.D.

PLUMS: 904 1/2 Bay St., Beaufort; 5251946; Sandwiches, seafood, live music;L.D. Q ON BAY: 822 Bay St., Beaufort; 524-7771; Barbecue, Southern cooking;L.D.

ATHENIAN GARDENS: 950 Ribaut Road, Beaufort; 379-9222; Greek; L.D.

RED ROOSTER CAFE: 1210 Ribaut Road, Beaufort; 379-2253; B.L.D.

BACK PORCH GRILL: 1 Landing Dr, Port Royal,; 525-9824; L.D.


Beaufort Town Center, Boundary Street; 843-379-7676 Irish-American cuisine; L.D.

BARBARA JEANS RESTAURANT & BAR: 47 Ferry Road, Lady’s Island; 524-

2400; Home-style Southern; B.L.D.


BELLA LUNA: 859 Sea Island Parkway,

St. Helena Island; 838-3188; Italian; B.L.D.

14 Savannah Highway, Shell Point Plaza, Beaufort; 379-3479; L.D.


SAKE HOUSE: 274 Robert Smalls

BIG JOE’S BAR-B-Q: 760 Parris Island

SALTUS RIVER GRILL: 802 Bay St., Beaufort; 379-3474; Seafood, upscale; L.D.

Parkway; Beaufort; 379-5888; Japanese; L.D.

9 Market, Habersham Marketplace; Mexican; 644-1925; L.D. Gateway, Beaufort; 770-0711; L.D.


Scott St., Beaufort; 524-4330; B.L.

At So Hot Mongolian Grill, diners choose the kind of meat and vegetables and sauce they want in their stir fry, along with their choice of rice or noodles. So Hot Mongolian Grill is located at 2121 Boundary Street, Suite 103. Call 843379-5559. The restaurant is open for lunch at 11 a.m.


1760 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island; 838-0821; D.

BREAKWATER RESTAURANT & BAR: 203 Carteret St., Beaufort; 379-0052;

Upscale dining, tapas; D.

BRICKS ON BOUNDARY: 1420 Boundary St., Beaufort; 379-5232; Salads, sandwiches, appetizers, sports bar; L.D. CAROLINA DOG & DELI: 968

Ribaut Road, Beaufort; 379-2122; L.

CAROLINA WINGS & RIB HOUSE: 1714 Ribaut Road, Port Royal;

379-5959; Wings, ribs, sports bar; L.D.

CAROLINE’S DELI: 102 Lady’s Island Shopping Center, Lady’s Island; 843-5251520; L. CAT ISLAND GRILL & PUB: 8

SAND DOLLAR TAVERN: 1634 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island; 838-3151; L.D. SGT. WHITE’S: 1908 Boundary St.;

Beaufort; 524-0918; L.D.

GILLIGANS: 2601 Boundary St.,

Beaufort; 838-9300; Seafood, steaks; L.D.

GRIFFIN MARKET: 403 Carteret St., Beaufort; 524-0240; Authentic Italian; L.D.


Healthy home-cooked meals delivered to your door weekly; D.

GREAT GARDENS CAFE: 3669 Trask Parkway, Beaufort; 521-1900; L.

HAROLD’S COUNTRY CLUB BAR & GRILL: Highway 17-A & Highway 21, Yemassee; 589-4360; Steaks, wings; L.D.

HEMINGWAY’S BISTRO: 920 Bay St., Beaufort; 521-4480; bar & grill; L.D.

HOUSE OF TOKYO: 330 Robert

LA NOPALERA: 1220 Ribaut Road, Beaufort; 521-4882; Mexican; L.D.

LOWCOUNTRY PRODUCE & CAFE: 302 Carteret St.; Beaufort; 3221900; B.L.

Beaufort; 522-2029; Southern cooking; L.D.

SHOOFLY KITCHEN: 1209 Boundary St., Beaufort; 379-9061; B.L.

SHRIMP SHACK: 1929 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island; 838-2962; L.


SMOKIN’ PLANKS BBQ: 914 Paris Ave., Port Royal; 843-522-0322; L.D.

MAGGIE’S PUB & EATERY: 17 Market, Habersham; 379-1719; L.D.


910 Bay St., Beaufort; 521-1888; L.D.


Congress Street, Beaufort; 524-1961; B.L.

MARILYN’S LUNCH AT SOUTHERN SWEETS: 917 Bay St., Beaufort; 379-0798; Sandwiches, soups; L.


Beaufort; 470-0188; Sandwich cafe; B.L.

2121 Boundary Street, Suite 103, Beaufort Town Center, Beaufort; 843-379-5559; L.D.


809 Port Republic St., at The Beaufort Inn, Beaufort; 379-0555; L.D.

STEAMER: 168 Sea Island Parkway; Lady’s Island; 522-0210; L.D.

SUSHI SAKANA: 860 Parris Island Gateway, Port Royal; 379-5300; L.D.

Waveland Ave., Cat Island; 524-4653; Steaks, seafood, pasta, burgers, more; L.D.

Smalls Parkway, Beaufort; 521-9011; L.D.

CITY JAVA & NEWS: 301 Carteret St.,


Ribaut Road, Beaufort; 524-8766; L.D.

SUWAN THAI: Paris Ave., Port Royal;


MIKKI’S: 1638 Paris Ave., Port Royal; 3794322; All-American Cuisine; B. L.D.


MIZU: 1370 S. Ribaut Road, Port Royal; 524-6498; Japanese steakhouse, sushi; L.D.

SWEETGRASS: 100 Marine Drive,

Beaufort; 379-JAVA (5282); Sandwiches, soups, muffins, desserts, coffee drinks,; B. L.


Island Parkway, Lady’s Island, Beaufort; 5247433; Seafood; D.

Helena Island; 838-2330; L.

Boundary Street, Suite 100, Beaufort; 843379-3811; L.D.

JADE GARDEN: 2317 Boundary St.,



Parkway, Lady’s Island Beaufort; 770-0013; L.

Beaufort; 522-8883; Chinese and Japanese cuisine; L.D.

St., Port Royal; 522-1222; L.D.


JIMMY JOHN’S: 2015 Boundary St.,



NIPPY’S: 310 West St., Beaufort; Seafood, burgers; 379-8555; L.D.

THE DOG HOUSE: 381 Sea Island

Republic St., Beaufort; 522.1866; D.

FAT PATTIES: 831 Parris Island

Gateway, Port Roya; 843-379-1500; L.D.

FOOLISH FROG: 846 Sea Island

Parkway, St. Helena Island; 838-9300; L.D.


2001 Boundary St., Beaufort; 379-9601; Buffet-style Southern cooking; B.L.D.

FUJI RESTAURANT: 97 Sea Island Parkway, Hamilton Village, Lady’s Island; 524-2662; Japanese steak house; L.D. FUMIKO SUSHI: 14 Savannah Highway,

Beaufort Town Center; 379-3009; Sub sandwiches; L.D.

2141 Sea Island Parkway, Harbor Island; 838-4166; L.D.

KOOKY MOOKY’S: 101 Scott St.,

Beaufort; 521-4445; L.D.

Road, Lady’s Island, 524-4001; Mexican; L.D.

LADY’S ISLAND COUNTRY CLUB: 139 Francis Marion Circle, Lady’s Island; 522-9700; L.D.

Square, Beaufort; 379-2160; B, L.

Dataw Island; 838-2151; L.D.

UPPER CRUST: 97 Sea Island Parkway, Lady’s Island; 521-1999; L.D.

WREN: 210 Carteret St., Beaufort; 5249463; Local seafood, steaks, pasta; L.D. YES! THAI INDEED: 1911 Boundary St., Beaufort; 986-1185; L.D.


Paris Ave., Port Royal; 843-524-1995; L.D.

PALM & MOON BAGEL: 221 Scott St., Beaufort; 379-9300; B.L.

L.T.’s HOMECOOKED MEALS: Sea Island Parkway, Lady’s Island; 524-3122; L.

379-8383; Thai cuisine; L.D.

PANINI’S CAFE: 926 Bay St., Beaufort; 379-0300; Italian, wood-fired pizzas; L.D.

PAPAYA THAI AND SUSHI: 1001 Boundary St., Beaufort; 379-9099; L.D.

A GUIDE TO DINING • All area codes are 843 • B = Breakfast • L = Lunch • D = Dinner • To feature your restaurant in the SPOTLIGHT, email

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in memory obituaries Warren Chaplin

Warren Chaplin, 89, of the Tom Bee community on St. Helena Island and husband of Eva Middleton Chaplin died Saturday, April 6, 2013 at his home. Arrangements by Chisholm Galloway Home for Funerals.

Arthur Lee Johnson

Arthur Lee Johnson, 58, of the Ann Fripp community of St. Helena Island and husband of Chairsee Dunmore Johnson, died Thursday, April 4, 2013, at his home. Viewing was Sunday, April 7 from 4-7 p.m. in Helen Galloway’s Memorial Chapel of Chisholm Galloway Home for Funerals. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 8, 2013 at Bethesda Christian Fellowship on St. Helena Island. Burial will be in the St. Helena Island Memorial Garden. Arrangements by Chisholm Galloway Home for Funerals.

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Norman Jean Johnson

Norman Jean “Barbara Jean” Alston Johnson, 62, of the Orange Grove community of St. Helena Island and wife of Eddie Johnson, died Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at her home. Viewing was 4-7 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2013 in Helen Galloway’s Memorial Chapel of Chisholm Galloway Home

for Funerals. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 6, 2013 at Bethesda Christian Fellowship on St. Helena Island. Burial will be in the Orange Grove Baptist Church Cemetery on St. Helena Island. Arrangements by Chisholm Galloway Home for Funerals.

Jacob Scallate

Jacob W. Scallate, 22, son of Phillip and Marianne K. Scallate, of Beaufort, SC. Jake passed peaceably into the arms of his Lord and Savior. He was loved by so many and his passing leaves a void that will never be filled. The family received friends on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 from 5-7 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 1 p.m. in Calvary Baptist Church with interment in the Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery. Jacob was born on February 14, 1991 in Beaufort, SC. He was employed with Earl’s Body Shop. Surviving in addition to his parents

are his twin brother, Phillip Joshua Scallate; his sister Joanna K. Scallate, all of Beaufort, SC. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to Anderson Funeral Home, P. O. Box 21, Beaufort, SC 29901. Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.

Florence Major Smalls

Florence “Florie” Major Smalls, 80, of the Fripp Point community on St. Helena Island and widow of Alex Smalls, Jr. died Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at her home. A wake service was held Monday, April 8, 2013, from 6-7 p.m. at Oaks True Holiness Church on St. Helena Island. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at Bethesda Christian Fellowship on St. Helen Island. There will be no viewing after the eulogy. Burial will be in the Beaufort National Cemetery. Arrangements by Chisholm Galloway Home for Funerals.

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Learn about canine behavior with Tracie Korol or adopt a furry friend

Make that doggie smile BowWOW!

By Tracie Korol

All dog lovers know that their pets will delight in the simplest activities. It’s one of their most enchanting characteristics; living in the moment and being grateful for what they have. Every walk is thrilling. Every car ride brings the possibility of adventure. Each rub is so pleasurable it must simply not end! Even an old sock can be fascinating. Here are a few suggestions to create a bonding moment with your Best Friend, sure to result in the dog version of a smile: 1. Under-collar scratch: Most of us miss this vital spot, but your dog will let you know it’s one of his faves. 2. Listen to his heartbeat: place your head on your dog’s chest when he’s at rest and sing a little song to the rhythm. Duke of Earl is a common selection. 3. Pup Pilates: If you do yoga or other floor exercises, let your pal join you on the mat. Most dogs like to be under Downward-Facing Dog. 4. Scratch and sniff: The next time your dog sniffs you, sniff him back! Make it loud and reciprocal. (In Dogland, this is perfectly acceptable social protocol. Your dog will be delighted you made the gesture.) 5. Bring you dog to work day: Assuming your cohorts are amenable and your dog isn’t a hoodlum, what is more wonderful than a day of new smells and adoration. No wonder you go there everyday! 6. Find the blind spot: Scratch the hard-to-reach places on your chubby dog

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Create a bonding moment with your Best Friend, sure to result in the dog version of a smile: The next time your dog sniffs you, sniff him back! Make it loud and reciprocal. (In Dogland, this is perfectly acceptable social protocol. Your dog will be delighted you made the gesture.) friend. Sometimes they just can’t reach the itch. 7. Iambic petameter: Compose a poem in honor of your dog’s quirky traits and recite it out loud, often. Be sure to use his name. 8. Pupscicles for the Dog Days: Freeze a morsel of kibble or a bit of hot dog in ice cubes for when it’s too hot to move. Count how many licks it takes your pal to find the surprise. Or, how many licks ‘til he decides to cut to the chase. 9. Call of the Wild: Make it a ritual with each full moon to join your dog outside for a Howl-at-the-Moon free-for-all. Letting loose with a howl is liberating for both of you. Next full moon is April 25.

PET OF THE WEEK Meet Emmy. Emmy is coming up on her second birthday in just two short weeks. She has lived most of her life at PAL and is hoping to find a family of her own before her birthday! She is spayed, microchipped and current on vaccinations. You can meet Emmy Monday through Saturday at the Palmetto Animal League Adoption Center in Riverwalk Business Park. For more information please call 843-645-1725 or visit our website at

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10. Bombs away: Use a slingshot or Chuck-it to wing a treat to the end of the yard for a game of hunt and snack. 11. Sing a little song: Slip your dog’s name into the Banana-fana song. Caution — if your dog’s name is Tucker, you might want to sing it in the privacy of your home.

12. Frisbee snack: Incorporate a little exercise into treat time by tossing unsalted, unflavored miniature rice cakes across the back yard for your dog to chase. 13. Chill seeking: Rub your dog down with a cold, wet towel on a hot, hot day. If you can remember to take it out of the freezer, an icy cold towel is even better! 14. Treat fairy: While your dog is asleep, try to sneak a treat under his pillow. Everyone likes waking up to a surprise. 15. High-level massage: The bony peak atop your dog’s head is the nuchal crest. While it has no known purpose, scholars of High Woo postulate it may be your dog’s antennae for mystical energies. Good idea to massage regularly for maximum reception. 16. Almost tetherball: Tie a balloon on a string just out of reach to your ceiling fan and let it spin on low. Cats enjoy this one, too. All dogs love a little, special silly time for bonding and family play. Send me your favorite special games for another list of smile-garnering activity suggestions!

what to do Beaufort Civic Master Plan has presentations

The draft Beaufort Civic Master Plan will be presented to area residents and groups through April, and the document also is posted to the Beaufort City website, Additional information about the master planning process and public involvement will be posted to the city website in coming weeks. All meetings will be held at City Hall in the Council Chambers unless otherwise noted. • Sector 3 Workshop (South of Allison Road): April 11, 5:30 p.m. • Sector 4/5 Workshop (Boundary Street, Burton & Lady’s Island): April 22, 5:30 p.m. • Citywide Workshop, May 1, 5:30 p.m.

Sportfishing and diving club has monthly meeting

The Beaufort Sportfishing & Diving Club’s April meeting will be held Thursday, April 11 at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club on Lady’s Island, off Meridian Road. The social begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will be local, well-known Captain Owen Plair of Bay Street Outfitters. His presentation will be on Cobia, where he will discuss live bait vs. lures, and sight casting on very calm days. He will also display rods and reels, and compare different lures and techniques. You do not need a reservation and guests are always welcome. For additional information, contact Captain Frank Gibson at 843-522-2020.

Beaufort Junior Shag Club has dance party

The Beaufort Shag Club is pleased to host the Junior Shag Club April Dance Party on Sunday, April 14 from 4 to 6 p.m. at AMVETS Post 70, 1831 Ribaut Road, Port Royal. The dance is free and open to juniors age 8 to age 18 who want to learn the SC state dance, the Carolina Shag. Instructors will be on hand to teach beginner, intermediate and advanced steps. Parents welcome and encouraged. Visit the Junior Shag page at

Artisans & Antiques event held at Habersham

The picturesque Habersham Marketplace will be the site of the premier event Artisans & Antiques at Habersham on Saturday, April 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission and parking is free to this one day event. The Habersham Marketplace is located at 13 Market, just off of Joe Frazier Road in Beaufort. For more information visit or call 843-644-1864.

Light It Up Event to benefit autism group

The Low Country Autism Foundation is holding “Light it Up Event” on Monday, April 15, at 6 p.m. at The Irish Rose Pub and Bistro located at 2121 Boundary Street, Suite 100, Beaufort. Christopher Drury will perform, there will be hair chalking by Michelle as well as featured “Blue Drinks” and giveaways. Ten percent of sales to be donated to Low

annual Spring Tour Plaza Stadium Theater 57th of Homes to be held Friday 4/12 - Thursday 4/18 42 “PG13” Showing DAILY 1:45-4:20-7:00-9:25 Tyler Perry Temptation “PG13” Showing DAILY 1:45-4:20-7:00-9:25 Evil Dead “R” Showing DAILY 2:00-4:00-7:05-9:05 The Croods “PG” 2D Showing DAILY 2:00-4:00-7:05-9:05 GI Joe Retaliation “PG13” 2D Showing DAILY 2:00-9:15 3D Showing DAILY 4:20-7:00 Visit for upcoming movies. 41 Robert Smalls Pkwy, Beaufort (843) 986-5806

Country Autism Foundation. For more information, contact Cjira Presland at

Parents find out more about Junior Cotillion

The 2013-2014 Junior Cotillion parents’ meeting will be held at The Arsenal, Sunday, April 14 from 2 to 3 p.m. Director Mary Kennerty will explain the details of the upcoming classes and events along with the purpose of the Junior Cotillion, its benefits to the students, the family and the community. Any interested parents are encouraged to attend. The classes teach manners, etiquette, protocol, and social dancing to rising fourth through ninth grade students. To apply for a scholarship, please contact Mary Kennerty at mary. For information and to register, visit the website at www.

Sea Island Quilters will have meeting, workshop

The Sea Island Quilters will meet Thursday, April 18, 6 p.m. at Praise Assembly, 800 Paris Island Gateway. The guest speaker will be Peggy Barkle who will speak about “Journey in the life of a fabric-holic.” SIQ and Barkle will hold a workshop on Saturday, April 20, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Carteret Street United Methodist, the topic is “Curvaceous Quilting.” For details call Nan Brown, 828-989-7477 or Char Lane, 910-8800690.

10th annual Port Royal Soft Shell Crab Festival

The 10th annual Port Royal Soft Shell Crab Festival presented by Old Village Association will be held Saturday, April 20 from noon to 5 p.m. in the historic town of Port Royal. There will be great food and drink, live music, a classic car show and a crab race. For more information, call 843-470-1110 or visit

Continuing in its tradition of celebrating the beauty of Beaufort homes and historic buildings, the Parish Church of St. Helena announces its 57th Annual Spring Tour of Homes on Friday, April 19 and Saturday April 20. This year’s tour of homes includes six historic homes in downtown Beaufort, as well as several plantations and historic buildings on St. Helena and Distant islands. Attendees will be able to visit the interiors of these lovely homes and plantations and docents will be on hand to talk about their histories. Tickets are available online by visiting or they may be purchased by writing to: Parish Tours, P.O. Box 1043, Beaufort, SC 29901. Tickets may also be purchased by calling 843-524-0363.

Palmetto Animal League holds online auction

Palmetto Animal League’s 4th annual BID FOR PAL is an online auction that enables the organization to help homeless, stray, abused, and unwanted animals get a second chance at life. The auction runs from 8 a.m. April 19 through 10 p.m. April 22. There will be a preview of all items up for bid online now. You can access the auction site at or visit PAL’s website Proceeds will help care for the many pets awaiting adoption at Palmetto Animal League’s innovative Adoption Center in Okatie’s Riverwalk Business Park on Highway 170.

Upcycled Art celebrates Earth Day at Habersham

Upcycled Art: The Habersham community’s Earth Day celebration on Friday, April 19, 4 – 7 p.m. in the Habersham Market Place, will feature an art exhibit created from recycled materials. This year’s theme is, “How Does Your Garden Grow?” and will have installations created by The Boys & Girls Club of Beaufort and various schools.

Friends of Beaufort Library has spring sale

The Friends of the Beaufort Library: Beaufort, Lobeco and St. Helena Branches is holding its spring book sale. Visit the new St. Helena Library branch location and browse a handsome selection of gently used books and media items. All proceeds benefit the three Beaufort County library branches north of the Broad. The book sale will be Saturday, April 20 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Helena Branch Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Senior Road, St. Helena Island. For more information, contact Book Sale CoChair, Geni Flowers at 843-812-3574,, or online at

Lowcountry Ladies of South Carolina gather

Lowcountry Ladies of South Carolina, honoring our many years of community service, will feature a delightful luncheon, music by The

Lavon Stevens Band and a Fashion with a Passion Show on Saturday, April 27, at 11 a.m. at The Holiday Inn in Beaufort, 2225 Boundary Street. $35 Donation. Contact Veronica Miller for details, 843-263-6929.

MARTeaNI fundraiser will be at Breakwater

The 2013 MARteaNI, an evening of cocktails and friends, will be held Thursday, April 25 at 7 p.m. at Breakwater Restaurant & Bar 203 Carteret St., Downtown Beaufort. No cover charge, special martini menu, raffles, regular Breakwater menu offered. Everyone is welcome! The MARTeaNI is a fundraiser for the Officers Spouses Club Senior Citizens Tea — a 44 year tradition celebrating local seniors.

Sheriff ’s Office holds annual golf tournament

The 2013 Beaufort County Sheriff ’s Office Spring Golf Tournament will be held Friday, May 17, at The Legends Golf Course on Parris Island. Registration is at 10:30 a.m. with a 12:30 p.m. Shotgun Start Four-Man Captain’s Choice. Cost is $65 per player. Prizes for first, second and third place teams, hole-in-one or closest to the pin on all Par 3s and longest drives for men and women. Refreshments will be provided following the tournament. The first 120 golfers to pay their entry fees will be guaranteed to participate. The golf tournament raises money for the Sheriff ’s Office’s annual Appreciation Dinner to thank deputies, administrative staff and volunteers for their service. Any support of this worthwhile event in the form of donations of rounds of golf, golf equipment, gift certificates or other items to be given away as prizes would be appreciated. Your company could also sponsor snacks or beverages to be given away during play, sponsor the dinner after play, or sponsor a team of four deputies to play in our tournament. For tickets and sponsorship information, please contact Brian Baird at 255-3405 or email

Local minister will hold graduation celebration

Jonas “With the Bonus!” Gadson was born and raised on St. Helena Island. He attended St. Helena Elementary and graduated from Beaufort High School where he was inducted into the Beaufort High Alumni Hall of Fame for distinguishing himself in “profession, leadership and service.” Gadson will receive his Doctorate Degree in Theology on Friday, May 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Carolina Theological Bible Institute in Bowman, S.C. The nationally-known motivational speaker, radio personality, author and minister of the Beaufort Church of Christ will graduate from the Leadership Class of 2013 through the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce in May. The public is invited to his Graduation Celebration on Saturday May 11 at 4 p.m. at the Quality Inn – Town Center, 2001 Boundary Street, Beaufort. Formal dinner for young adults and adults only. For more information, call 843-524-4281 or 843379-8145 or email jonasgadson@yahoo. com.

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ROOFING LURA HOLMAN McINTOSH OFF Broker-In-ChargeDA Roofing Co. FAX Donnie Daughtry, Owner E-Mail: Call us for ALL of your roofing needs. New Construction, Residential and Commercial, Shingles, Metal, Hot Tar & Hydrostop.

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Southern Tree Services of Beaufort, Inc. Ronnie Reiselt, Jr. P.O. Box 2293 Beaufort, SC 29901 843-522-9553 Office 843-522-2925 Fax


Beaufort Mobile Website Design Paul Richardson 843-441-8213 http://beaufortmobilewebsitedesign. com


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the sixth annual international beaufort film festival was a success, drawing in record crowds, page 23

The Island News covering northern beaufort county

weekend scenes from

march 1-7, 2012



Beverly Porter is a true friend to our community. see page 9

happY wINOs

ABOVE: The Bands, Brews & BBQ event served up barbecue at its annual fundraiser in Port Royal. See page 14. BELOW: ARTworks holds “Re-Nude” exhibit and fundraiser. See story, page 10.

Chandler Trask 843.321.9625

Let’s have some wine for breakfast. see page 15


Irish recording artist Harry O’Donoghue entertains the crowd with traditional Irish folk music last Saturday during the fifth annual Beaufort Irish Festival. Photo by Bob Sofaly. See more about the Irish Fest, pages 12-13.

Lunch Bunch goes to Habersham for Piace Pizza. see page 24 INDEX

T.I.N. Favorites contest continues In case you didn’t already know, The Island News wants to find out what you like best about Beaufort by voting for at least 10 businesses or community leaders you consider to be your favorite. It’s fun and easy! Simply go our website at, look at the categories, then choose your favs. Once the votes are counted from the 127 categories, we’ll announce the winners later in March. You have only until midnight on Sunday, March 11, to cast your votes for T.I.N. Favorites. Show support and make your votes heard!



wo Beaufort students take home wins during a recent South Carolina chess tournament. Beaufort Academy third grader Kevin Rogers won the K-3 state title while BA kindergartner Whit Suber won Kindergarten State Champion. This is the third straight year a BA chess team player has won this title. Beaufort Academy Chess Coach Darrin Rogers said, “The team is playing phenomenal chess.” The chess team will be tested in May when they attend the K-6 national chess tournament in Tennessee. Pictured at right is Whit Suber; far right is Kevin Rogers.


Dr. Kristie Wallace 703 Bladen St. 843-522-1115 Licensed Massage Therapy & Nutritional Exams Available.



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Why is da Vinci single incision gallbladder surgery better?

Jenny Brown can tell you. When facing a highly invasive option, she looked to Beaufort Memorial for a better answer. She found a surgeon trained in next-generation da Vinci Si robotic technology who could remove the gallbladder through a one-inch incision in her belly button, as opposed to four traditional incisions. With virtually no scar and a quick recovery, Jenny is back on her feet–and in step with her best friend.

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