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Local schools earn state awards Eighteen Beaufort County schools have earned 2013 Palmetto Gold or Silver awards for student academic achievement, the South Carolina Department of Education announced. Only eight of South Carolina’s 84 school districts had more schools to earn awards this year, and all have larger

student populations and more schools than Beaufort County. “The long-term improvement trend is definitely positive,” said Acting Superintendent Jackie Rosswurm. “Five years ago, we had seven state award winners compared to this year’s 18. That kind of increase demonstrates a strong

commitment on the part of our district’s educators, and it’s also evidence of a lot of hard work not only from students, but also from parents.” Board of Education Chairman Bill Evans said he was pleased with the improvement. SCHOOLS continued on page 14

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Stokes Honda of Beaufort opens brand new building. see page 6


Here come Mr. and Mrs. Newberry! see page 8

Above: “Eurasian Eagle Owl” by Lynn Long. Right: Phyllis Kaupp-Seas’ “Adrift at Dawn.” For more photos and the full story, see page 18.


A yummy citrus popover pancake for Easter brunch. see page 22

Beaufort is home to state chess champs


n Saturday, March 23, several Beaufort students competed in the South Carolina State Champion Chess Tournament in Columbia. Fourth grader Kevin Rogers, of Beaufort Academy, was undefeated and came in first place in the fourth and fifth grade section, while second grader Casey Hoogenboom, of Riverview Charter School, was undefeated in the Kindergarten through third grade section. Casey played against a strong group of the state’s top chess players. The section is said to have some of the most talented and successful players in the Southeastern region. Casey has been playing chess in the Lowcountry for the last four years. This is his first time winning state, but probably not his last. Casey defeated Beaufort Academy first grader Whit Suber to win the title. This is Whit’s first full year of playing chess and he finished second in the state. CHESS continued on page 21

Top row left to right: Whit Suber, who won second place in K-3; Kevin Rogers, who won first place in the K-5 section; Casey Hooganboom, who won first place in the K-3 section; and Kendra Rogers, who won top female. Bottom row, left to right: Sophia Martin; Coach Rogers; Thomas Mazzeo, who won top third grader; and G Simmons.

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The Island News wins awards At this year’s South Carolina Press Association awards ceremony held Friday, March 22, The Island News took home five awards. Among all weekly newspaper in the state, a photograph by Bob Sofaly won second place in the Humorous Photo category. In the division of weekly newspapers with a circulation over 6,000, Bob Sofaly took first place in the Sports Action Photo category. Photographer Todd Stowe won third place in the Personality Photography category. For the design categories, Pamela Brownstein took third place for her Page One Design Portfolios and for Single Sports Page Design. The annual News Contest recognizes the best in South Carolina newspaper journalism.

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Little girl benefits from special bike By Pamela Brownstein

Last week, The Little Red Dog Foundation, along with members from the Beaufort Kiwanis Club and the Lady’s Island-St. Helena Fire District, presented a specially equipped therapeutic three-wheeled bike to Isabella Giordani at the Sams Point Fire Station on Lady’s Island. Isabella has Foxg1, a neurological condition that limits her mobility. As a twin, the custom tricycle will help her keep up with her brother. She was accompanied by her mother, Ileana Giordani, and pediatric occupational therapist Frances Cherry. According to Deb Libaire with the Little Red Dog Foundation, the group was founded with a mission to create

mobility and independence for the disabled and to provide tricycles for children, adults and veterans who are mobility challenged. To date, the group has provided almost 200 cycles in the Beaufort area. For more information, visit The special bikes, known as AmTrykes, were assembled at the fire station by Chuck Rettig and Dwight Hora of the Beaufort Kiwanis Club. Last October, Ileana Giordani formed the International Foxg1 Foundation with the goal of providing support and outreach to individuals and families, to help fund research, and to bring awareness and education to the public about this genetic condition. For more information, visit

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news briefS Special needs camp accepting applications

Applications for Beaufort County’s Disabilities and Special Needs Camp Treasure Chest are being accepted. Session 1, for special needs children ages 6-12, runs June 17 – July 5. Session 2, for special needs teens and young adults ages 13-21, runs July 8 – July 26. Camp Treasure Chest is a unique opportunity for children and young adults to enjoy a camp experience that includes music therapy, safety awareness, arts and crafts, bowling, swimming, and much more. The cost of each session is $50. Applicants are accepted on a first come first serve basis and the applicant must be DDSN eligible. To find out if a child or young adult is eligible go to http:// For more, call Erin Womack, camp director at 843-255-6292.

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Registration for Beaufort County Parks and Leisure Service’s (PALS) 2013 Summer Camp Program is taking place at the Burton Wells Recreation Center in Beaufort and ends Friday, May 3. The camp runs from June 10 through


August 9, Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Each week will have a different theme and your child will take part in activities that include swimming, arts and crafts, games, field trips, guest speakers and library visits. Summer Camp is open to children ages 5 – 12 years old. The cost is $325. Applications are online at www.bcgov. net/PALS or call 843- 255-6680.

borrow his vehicle. Dunbar then took money from the victim’s nightstand and fled the scene. Dunbar was arrested for the charges of Assault & Battery High & Aggravated and Armed Robbery resulting from this incident.

Suspect arrested for armed robbery

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. • Presentation to Planning Commission: April 3, 5:30 p.m. (Planning Conference Room) • Sector 2 Workshop (West of Ribaut Road and between Boundary Street and Beaufort Memorial Hospital): April 10, 5:30 p.m. • 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.

The Beaufort County Sheriff ’s Office arrested an armed robbery suspect on Tuesday evening. At approximately, 9:30 p.m. on March 19, deputies responded to the Econo Lodge (2227 Boundary St) due to an anonymous call providing the location of an armed robbery suspect staying there. Upon arrival, deputies located the suspect’s brother in a room who stated the suspect, William Dunbar, just left to walk to Kmart. Within minutes, Dunbar was located behind the Enmark and he attempted to cross Boundary Street heading towards the marsh but he was apprehended immediately by deputies. Dunbar was the roommate in last Monday’s early morning armed robbery of a 68-year-old male who was struck in the head with an iron object after the victim refused to let Dunbar

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EPA to share stormwater improvement ideas Results of an EPA review of stormwater management in Beaufort’s historic Northwest Quadrant neighborhood will be shared with the public April 3 at Beaufort City Hall. Engineers, drainage experts and planners from the federal Environmental Protection Agency and its contractors visited Beaufort in November as part of a technical assistance grant valued at up to $100,000. Their goal: Find ways to improve stormwater

management in the Northwest Quadrant and, working with city staff, identify ways to incorporate these recommendations into street and block design. Ideas include a “green street” design at Duke Street and a vegetated filtering basin at the southeast corner of Hamar and Prince streets. The Duke Street location right-of-way is owned and maintained by the City of Beaufort. The proposed vegetated filtering basin site, however, is privately owned. Rights to the parcel must

City of Beaufort and Port Royal firefighters adopt CAPA shelter City of Beaufort and Port Royal firefighters have adopted the Open Arms Shelter for Abused and Neglected Children and Youth for volunteer services from cooking breakfast on Christmas morning to the building of a dining room table. Several years ago, shelter staff consulted the firefighters about assisting with the hanging of 2000+ ornaments on the shelter tree, one for each child that has lived there. They joyfully accepted the task over three years ago and have found many ways to assist the shelter since that time. Knowing that the residents would not be able to spend Christmas morning with their own families, the firefighters cooked breakfast for them and made sure that each child got a special gift. “The firefighters have been wonderful role models for our residents,” Tina Kuhn, shelter director stated. “Often, our youth will ask if they can be a firefighter when they grow up.” When the firefighters realized that the dining room table would no longer seat the average number of residents for each meal, they raised funds to purchase and build a sturdy extension table and benches. They plan to refinish the original table built over 28 years ago by the late Roger Pinckney X, a longtime board member of the Child Abuse Prevention Association (CAPA). The shelter is a CAPA program. The firefighters were recognized with a special award for their volunteerism in 2012.

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be secured before the project can begin. This planning grant makes Beaufort eligible to apply for additional EPA funds to build the project, Beaufort City Manager Scott Dadson said. On April 3, 2 p.m., the recommendations will be discussed in detail at City Council Chambers in City Hall, 1911 Boundary Street. For more information, contact Lauren Kelly at 5257014 or

Keeping Beaufort Beautiful Frank and Victoria Winters helped kick off the Great American Clean-Up in Beaufort County. The couple relocated to Beaufort in November and is celebrating 60 years of marriage. They walk on Johnny Morral Circle everyday for exercise and were amazed at the amount of trash and debris in the area. Instead of complaining, they decided to do something about it. In two days the couple picked up 42 bags of trash, moved two large televisions, and one big truck tire to the edge of the road for pickup and disposal. “Now that’s love,” exclaimed Veronica Miller, Keep Beaufort County Beautiful coordinator. “Love for each other and love for the environment”, she said.

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Is your geography a part of your destiny? By Danette Vernon

Everyone knows you just have to eat your carrots and hope for the best when it comes to your genetics, but there is a bit of new math to tip the scale of longevity. The new math goes like this: Genetics + Lifestyle + ENVIRONMENT = Your Health. How does the addition of Environment play out for a Yankee who has moved around a bit? Well, I spent most of my school years in Uhrichsville Ohio, a small town that was neighbor to an even smaller town, Scio, Ohio. Scio had once been Clay Capital of the world. Uhrichsville was minus the illustrious title, but we still had the smoke stacks that rose up and over the receding tree line. As a child I lived just a few streets over from the local clay factory. In 1970 my family lived in a rental home on the outskirts of town, and every day before we could use the slide in the back yard it had to be wiped free of the black crumbles of soot that had gathered in the night. A couple of years later, we moved down the road to an old two story home that was heated with a

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monster of a coal furnace that lurked in the back of the basement. The upper story of the house was permanently coated with the sooty belches of our coal-fired furnace. In the 1980’s I lived in Sacramento, California. Back in the day, Sacramento, no matter its city sprawl, was considered practically “farm country” by urbanites from Los Angeles. “Geography is destiny in medicine,” so said Jack Lord, M. D., more than a decade ago. Yet to date, no medical professional has ever done a quick calculation of how breathing clay factory

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

we value? I heard somewhere that the average American family spends more time planning a trip to Disneyworld than they spend thinking about and planning for their financial future. From experience, I’m not sure that’s far off. So one of the very best things we can do to make a difference in our financial lives is simply to THINK ABOUT IT, and then be radically self aware about what our calendars and checkbooks say about our priorities. If we don’t like what we see, we can slowly start to make changes and hopefully repeating that process will give us a great chance at ending up at the right place.

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I used Geo-medicine — Geographic Information System, or GIS — technology to garner information on my geographical chemical exposure through the years, much as medical epidemiologists, the front line of disease detectives, do. or coal particulates for more than a decade of my growing up years may have affected me. Nor has there ever been any information provided on how any of the 26 chemicals now listed for Sacramento may have impinged on the quality of the air I breathed when my second son was born there, farm country or not, in 1984. I actually lived in Scio, Ohio, when I delivered my first child. I birthed my third child in Savannah, Georgia, and while there, my new baby and I may have briefly breathed, plus or minus, 40 toxic chemicals. I used Geo-medicine — Geographic Information System, or GIS — technology to garner information on my geographical chemical exposure through the years, much as medical epidemiologists, the front line of disease detectives, do. They use, “GIS extensively in their fight against diseases

that have a clear relationship between person, place, and time. GIS has also played an important role in protecting communities from otherwise overlooked risks and toxic exposures,” reports Bill Davenhall, a health and human services expert. While a direct line of cause and effect between environment and health can’t always be drawn, there might be corollary factors revealed through GIS that would help you and your doctor make the most of the “new math” of longevity. It’s only a rough sketch, but you can use Geo-medicine for yourself to find out how many toxic chemicals you may have inhaled while living “here and there” throughout your life time by simply typing in various locations into a dialog box at health/geomedicine/map.

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Kiss and make-up By Takiya Smith

Spring is here and with the welcomed season comes a new palette of colors for sure! Everything from lip color to blush and mascara to eyeshadow has hit the runway with bursts of color and pops of pizazz. Fashion, with it’s bold and funky brights, offers a foundation for playful, yet realistic make-up, from trendy and unique to everyday cool. With each season, a new color takes center stage, and with color, one key feature comes along. This season, lips are all the rage with everything from electrifying pinks to softer hues, shades and shimmers. Bold lips also take a turn with unexpected pops of orange tones and neutral nudes. Not totally new, but making it’s mark this season, is the comeback of the “ombre” lip. The fun and creativity begins here, with lined lips, a base color over and beneath the liner and a softer, lighter color on the center. The

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Stokes Honda of Beaufort opens brand new building The new Stokes Honda Cars of Beaufort is now open in the brand new state-of-the art building. The new building boasts more than 30,000 square feet of space that includes parts, service and sales. The landscape of the Beaufort car dealership may have changed a lot over the years, however one thing has remained the same — the personal touch that Stokes Honda Cars of Beaufort gives each one of its customers. Stokes Honda Cars of Beaufort is part of the Stokes Automotive Group, one of the largest automotive groups in South Carolina. Stokes Honda Cars of Beaufort was founded in 1981 by Jerry Stokes. The first dealership was built on S.C. 170 and now houses a used car dealership also owned by the Stokes Group. The current dealership, also on S.C. 170, was built on the site of the old Broad River Seafood and Earl’s Mobile Homes. Stokes Honda offers a new car buying experience when purchasing a used vehicle. General Manager Michael Coxwell says, “If you are looking for a quality pre-owned car or truck, then go to the new Honda building and tell them you want a great preowned vehicle. They will take care of you like you were purchasing a new one.” The next chapter of Stokes Honda Cars of Beaufort has begun as they have upgraded their facilities . This new building will allow Stokes Honda Cars

of Beaufort to better serve its customers in sales and service. There is an all new expanded showroom showcasing new Hondas, as well as more room for staff to assist customers vehicle purchases. The Service and Parts Department was expanded as well with state-ofthe-art service equipment, luxurious lounge, televisions, gourmet coffee, shuttle service as well as courtesy cars for more convenience. According to Coxwell, Stokes Honda has become a landmark in the city of Beaufort and S.C. 170 looked bare when the old building was torn down. Stokes Honda Cars of Beaufort is proud to be a sponsor of many local charities, churches, organizations and schools. “We believe in being a good neighbor to our community,” said Coxwell. At Stokes Honda Cars of Beaufort, customers can buy a great new Honda or nice used car all from the same people. They have been under the same management for 20 years and most of their highly trained sales staff has been with them for five years or more. Coxwell says, “If you are looking for a great family atmosphere to purchase your next car or truck, look no further than Stokes Honda Cars of Beaufort on Highway 170 in Beautiful Beaufort!” “You can give us great employees and a new building, but its our customers who keep us in business,” he said. “And at Stokes Honda, our customers are our friends!”

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lowcountry social diary Showcasing the most happening events, people and gatherings Beaufort has to offer.

Congratulations to Elizabeth and Mark Newberry! By Lanier Laney


beautiful spring wedding was held this past Saturday at Wesley United Methodist Church for Elizabeth Harding and Dr. Mark Newberry III. The lovely Elizabeth, a Richmond, Virginia, native, came to Beaufort to launch The Island News as publisher with her sister Kim Harding. She has done a wonderful job overseeing a newspaper dedicated to giving the best local coverage of Beaufort’s people and events. Dr. Mark Newberry is a highly respected doctor in the medical community here. Family and friends had a wonderful time at the reception at Southern Graces Soiree on Scott Street. Here are some pics from the event for you:

Elizabeth and Mark Newberry

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Lively barn dance benefits Open Land Trust By Wendy Nilsen Pollitzer

The Beaufort County Open Land Trust held an old-fashioned barn dance last Friday at the Widgeon Point Preserve. Guests enjoyed a barbecue dinner catered by Jimmy Fitts and a live auction of a classic painting by Bill Mead to benefit the Open Land Trust. The thrill of the evening was the actual barn dance, called by Tommy Bledsoe. Dancers do-si-doed to the Virginia Reel and more as the Salt Marsh Stompers fiddled and strummed their popular tunes. The barn at Widgeon Point is now open for party rental reservations and is a great venue for either a casual or formal event. Call the Open Land Trust today for more information at (843) 521-2175.

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Sweet music of the Duke Symphony Orchestra By Wendy Nilsen Pollitzer

The 10th Anniversary of the Duke Symphony Orchestra, presented by the Beaufort Memorial Hospital Foundation, was held last weekend at the University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts. Hundreds of concertgoers enjoyed the performance, as well as the Conductor’s Reception at “The Castle” on the Old Point. Honorary chairs of the event were Charley and Martha Lyn Webb. Proceeds will benefit Beaufort Memorial’s Keyserling Cancer Center and Healing Arts Program.

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

The four-year pep talk It is the end of March and with the latest wave of college admissions’ notifications, most of the senior class at Beaufort Academy knows where they will be attending college this coming fall. However, the class of 2014, 2015, and 2016 probably do not. I have been through (almost) all four years of high school and I would like to share a little of what I have learned about the whole process so that your child, grandchild, sister, brother, or even yourself, can successfully make it into the college of your choice. LESSON NUMBER ONE: Start prepping for the SAT early, and by that I mean the end of freshman year. As my mom has told me and my younger sister, it is never too early to get your hands on one of those practice tests and get your head in the game. Many schools these days do not have a class designated for SAT prep, and instead, students have to go out of their way to pay for and attend a class that is outside of his or her curriculum. It is suggested that a high school student take the SAT (or the ACT) four times, after magic number 4, it is highly unlikely that the score will improve and may even decline. As someone who took it four times, listen to that suggestion, scores can improve! Secondly, many competitive colleges look at your SAT or ACT score and GPA initially and then your application specifics. If those two numbers do not lie within their bounds, you may get the boot early. Please listen to this first lesson, because it has proven to be beneficial to myself and many of my friends who started facing the dreaded SAT early in our high school experience. LESSON NUMBER TWO: When applying to a college, look specifically at what branch of that school you are interested in because that may impact your chances of being accepted. Some “sub” schools may be more competitive than others within a college. So, if you’re undecided as to what you’re interested in, you may not want to apply to the most competitive program within that school. LESSON NUMBER THREE: Take every year of high school seriously. Every single day from the first day of high school until the last day of senior

year counts; every test, quiz, homework, project, and pretty much everything that you do in class that is graded will then be packaged up in a nice Grace Stewart little box called your GPA (grade point average). When I was in 8th grade, I had a history teacher who would make us write what college we saw ourselves going to in the future. At that time, I thought, how am I supposed to know? I still have four more years of school to go? After 8th grade I wasn’t asked to write (then) “NYU” in that little available box labeled “college” at the top of my paper, but that little box could’ve been a daily reminder of my future aspirations, my own brass ring. So my advice is, keep focused, imagine the college that you want to reach for sitting up there in that box on every paper. A FEW MORE POINTERS: Instead of going through each college website, use to get the facts on each school you might be interested in — things like SAT ranges, GPA, tuition, etc. Next, become involved in your community, from the Water Festival to your church’s yard sale, because not only does it look good on a college resume, but it feels good too. Try to volunteer in areas of your interest such as in the hospital or daycare. Lastly, check into each school’s application process and apply early, ask others to critique your essays (and you’ll need to do many) and start visiting the schools whenever you can during your high school career, following up the visit with a note of thanks to your tour guide. Throughout the whole process your guidance counselor can be of great help but only you can make it happen. So as I finish up this week’s article, I hope that some of the lessons I have learned have been able to give some food for thought for future seniors. With the help of my guidance counselor, parents and teachers I can look back at my college preparatory experience with no regrets. As this class of 2013 reaches the finish line, I hope that the class of 2017 will hit the ground running.


continued from page 1 “The combination of professional development activities coupled with a stronger district-wide focus on curriculum and the exceptional commitment of staff have been the driving forces behind student growth,” Evans said. “We’re entering a new and vibrant period in the district’s history, bringing together the recently elected board members and the arrival of a new superintendent. I envision a strong partnership that will continue to set student growth as its priority and recognize the valuable and essential role of staff and the community.” The Palmetto Gold and Palmetto Silver program was created by the South Carolina General Assembly to recognize schools that attain high levels of absolute 14

school notes BEAUFORT ACADEMY • Friday, March 29: No classes in observance of Good Friday. Monday, April 1: Spring Break begins. Classes will resume on Monday, April 8. e.c. montessori • Good Friday, March 29 through April 5: Spring Break. holy trinity classical christian • The Easter Holiday is March 29- April 5, • Holy Trinity Classical Christian School (HTCCS) is now enrolling for the 2013-2014 academic school year in grades Pre-K (ages 2 +) through sixth grade. Applications can be found online at or retrieved in person at the school. For more information on enrollment, to schedule a school tour or to inquire about tuition assistance, contact HTCCS at (843) 522-0660 or via email at lady’s island middle • Thursday, March 28: 4 p.m., Baseball/ Softball at Basil Green • Thursday, March 28: PBIS Celebration • Thursday, March 28: Report Cards Go Home • Thursday, March 28: Spring MAP Testing • Friday, March 29: Good Friday, Building Closed • Sunday, March 31: Happy Easter • Monday, April 1 - Friday, April 5: Spring Break riverview charter • Friday, March 29: No School • Monday, April 1 through Friday, April 5: Spring Break st. peter’s catholic • March 28 through April 5: Spring Break. • April 6: Affordable Pet Vaccination Clinic: Dr. Paul Barras will be offering a vaccination clinic located in our school library, 9-11 a.m. technical college of the lowcountry • The Technical College of the Lowcountry Foundation is accepting scholarship applications through noon Tuesday, April 16 for the 2013 summer semester. Classes begin May 20. During the academic year, the foundation will award more than $80,000

performance, high rates of growth and substantial progress in closing achievement gaps between groups of students. The state’s Education Oversight Committee (EOC) establishes criteria for the awards, and the Department of Education applies those criteria to determine which schools are honored. The EOC revised the eligibility criteria in October 2012 to make them more demanding. Seven Beaufort County schools earned 2013 Gold awards for general performance, while 10 won Silver awards. Three district schools earned Gold awards for closing achievement gaps, while two won Silver awards. Four schools were “double winners” recognized for both general performance and closing achievement gaps: Broad River Elementary, Joseph S. Shanklin Elementary, Lady’s Island Elementary and Okatie Elementary. Lady’s Island and Okatie won Gold awards in both categories. Schools receive awards for general performance

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in tuition and book assistance to TCL students with demonstrated financial need. For more information on how to apply, visit or visit the TCL Foundation office, Building 12 on the Beaufort Campus. Contact 843-525-8294 or for details. The TCL Foundation has awarded more than $1.7 million in scholarship funds since its founding in 1983. As our Community’s College, TCL strives to provide an affordable, accessible and quality education. Donations given by organizations and individuals make that a reality for hard-working, talented and deserving students. Other federal and state financial aid options are available through the TCL financial aid office. Additionally, most South Carolina residents qualify for S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance, which is not based on need or income and can pay more than half of TCL tuition. Students who apply for the TCL Foundation scholarships must fill out the FAFSA form, found online at www.fafsa. TCL’s federal code is 009910. TCL offers degrees, diplomas and certificates in arts and sciences, transfer programs, business technologies, health sciences and industrial technologies. For more information about TCL financial aid options, contact the financial aid department at 843.470.5961 or visit whale branch elementary • Cocky’s Reading Express visited Whale Branch Elementary on Friday, March 22. This is an award winning literacy outreach program that inspires children across South Carolina to become life-long readers and learners. University of South Carolina students, along with Cocky, travel to elementary schools around the state to read aloud to students in Kindergarten and First Grade and to talk with them about the importance of reading. After making a pledge to Cocky that they will read at home with their family, each student was given a book of their own. All of the students who participated had a fun time reading with Cocky and his USC friends. • Thursday, March 28: Report Cards go home. • Friday, March 29 - April 8: Spring Break • Monday, April 1 through Friday, April 5: Extended learning.

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based on both their absolute and growth ratings and the growth index found on state school report cards. These ratings are determined by PASS scores for elementary and middle schools. For high schools, ratings are based on Exit Exam results, graduation rates and percentages of students passing end-of-course tests. Schools receive closing the achievement gap awards based on academic gains made by students in four categories: African-American students, Hispanic students, students participating in federal free- or reduced-price lunch programs and students with nonspeech disabilities. Here are the 2013 winners for schools in northern Beaufort County: Battery Creek High, Beaufort Elementary, Beaufort High, Broad River Elementary, Joseph S. Shanklin Elementary, Lady’s Island Elementary, Mossy Oaks Elementary, Port Royal Elementary, Riverview Charter (elementary grades, Shell Point Elementary.

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The Technical College of the Lowcountry has named Port Royal resident Jill Egbert and Hilton Head Island resident Jovonn “Butch” Sumter to the S.C. Phi Theta Kappa Academic All-State Team. PTK is a national honor society for two-year college students. Both were recently recognized during a state-wide ceremony at the Statehouse. Egbert is a TCL Presidential Ambassador and is majoring in business. She will receive an associate degree in business and a certificate in management this May. Sumter was also named a 2013 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Bronze Scholar. Each Bronze Scholar receives a $1,000 scholarship. An independent panel of judges considers outstanding academic rigor, grade point average, academic and leadership awards, and engagement in college and community service in the selection process.

Students from E. C. Montessori & Grade School visit the mud pit during their annual field trip to Barrier Island on Seabrook last week. The Barrier Island Environmental Education Program has provided public and private school students in kindergarten through 12th grades a unique opportunity to learn about and experience nature in a way that is hands-on, memorable and a whole lot of fun.

Lady’s Island Elementary School kindergarten and first grade students had a surprise visitor last week. Cocky, the beloved mascot from the University of South Carolina, came with students from USC. The students read to the children, and Cocky helped the children understand the importance of life-long reading. The students made a promise to read every day and each child received a book to take home, even the Clemson fans! FAR LEFT: All Beaufort Academy science students in the middle and high schools took part in the BA Science Expo on Thursday, March 21. During the Expo, students showcased projects going on in their classrooms in addition to special projects done in small teams. Pictured: Sophomore Xavier Westergaard and Senior Bryan Strawn demonstrate their homemade batteries, which they made using copper and iron electrodes. LEFT: In celebration of Einstein’s birthday, Thursday, March 14, was Pi Day at Beaufort Academy. Many of the students brought in Pi shaped food to share with their classmates, the campus was decorated in creative Pi signs, classes sang Pi songs, and there was a food drive to benefit the Franciscan Center. Attached is one of the signs, any idea what it says? (Answer is “I ate some pie.”) It was made by ninth grader Jake Bhoi.

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Marge and I met on a blind date in Roanoke, Virginia. She was a secretary for the city, and I was a sophomore at VA Tech, a military college then. We got engaged at the ring dance in the Spring of 1952 and were married on June 5, 1953. That weekend I graduated from college, and became a Second Lieutenant in the US Army. We had no car. Margie’s cousin very graciously offered his new Buick to us on our wedding day. That morning my best man and I drove his new car downtown to pick up the wedding ring at the jewelers. When we reached the jewelers, I asked my best man to circle the block while I went in. He stayed away for a long time and finally came walk up the sidewalk. He told me he wrecked the car and it had to be towed. Not the best start to our wedding day! We had no money for a honeymoon.. However, after five months training at Fort Bliss, Texas, I was assigned to the Fifth Infantry Division just outside Munich. That year and a half in Germany was our honeymoon. The first of our five sons was born in the 2nd Army Field Hospital.

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ooking out at the picturesque view from the back porch of the home of Chris and Teresa Kirk on St. Helena Island, it’s easy to see where Chris gets his inspiration to shoot the natural beauty of the Lowcountry. The photographer has been preparing his favorite landscape, nature, coastal and wildlife scenes for his monthlong exhibit at the Colleton Museum in Walterboro. The exhibit, which opens April 2, will present his works in both canvas and high-quality photo paper formats with more than 75 pieces on display and available for sale. Chris and Teresa met in Charlotte where they both worked in the banking industry. They like to travel, and visited many coastal areas throughout the Southeast — from the Outer Banks to the Everglades. During a trip to Beaufort, the couple was driving back from Hunting Island and decided to look at houses. They fell in love with the beautiful home located in a little neighborhood at the end of a long dirt road on St. Helena Island. After moving here in 2003, they continued to work as CPAs, but this year was their last tax season, and they are both looking forward to retirement and spending their time enjoying Beaufort and the Lowcountry. Although a tax man by trade, Chris found that his photography hobby was a way to use the other side of his brain. He liked the technical aspect of digital cameras, but found that mastering the composition and art of photography was more of a challenge. “It’s an outlet for my creative side rather than my technical side,” he explained. He said getting just the right shot has also taught him patience and helps him feel productive while he’s out kayaking, fishing or biking. Chris’ ecology-oriented photography has been featured in many local, regional and statewide publications over the past seven years, including the cover of the Hargray Communications Phone Book and in the 2013 Beaufort County Rural and Critical Lands Preservation Calendar. Teresa said she prefers to play a role behind the scenes, working as his marketing and public

ABOVE: Chris and Teresa Kirk hold one of Chris’ photographs at their home on St. Helena Island. TOP: “Returning Home” by Chris Kirk. RIGHT: “Brand New Day.”

relations manager. She often acts as editor — especially when it comes to selecting the best photos to present at the exhibit — and, most importantly, she comes up with the creative names for all of Chris’ works. In preparation for the upcoming exhibit, Teresa even learned how to frame and matte photos and how to stretch them properly onto canvas. “We’re a team, we’re equals,” said Chris.

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The Baby Diaries: Thank heaven for little girls By Pamela Brownstein

Ever since I found out I was pregnant with my second child, I tried to remain neutral about the gender. I hoped only for a healthy baby, and thought about the benefits of either a boy or a girl. We already have an adorable little boy, so it could be fun to have two — and we wouldn’t have to buy any new clothes. But as the pregnancy progressed, I realized I really wanted a girl. It started out secretly, just me daydreaming about little pink outfits and playing Barbies and house and dress-up (all things I loved to do when I was young). Then I admitted it to my husband, Daniel. He said it would be nice to have a girl because then we would have one of each and wouldn’t have to worry about having any more kids. Since it feels like I’ve spent the past two years being preggo, and considering I’ll be 35 later this year, the thought of being done was comforting. There are other factors at play as well, mostly that both sides of our family are

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dominated by boys. My sister has one boy and Daniel’s sister has three, so we thought it would nice for our parents to have a granddaughter. And, my two best friends from college are also pregnant with girls, so we’ve been chatting about how neat it would be if we all had girls within the same year. For all my obsessing, I had to accept that it was beyond my control and kept telling myself it would be fine either way. Last week, at 20 weeks along, we had an ultrasound to find out the sex. I tried to stay calm as the technician checked all the measurements, but the anticipation was intense. The baby was moving around inside, making it hard to get a good look. Finally, we were able to see on the screen with certainty what I had longed to know: We’re having a girl.

letters to the editor AMIkids Beaufort mourns passing of Sanders

Doward Sanders’ recent passing marks a sad day for the Beaufort community and for AMIkids Beaufort. Doward was one of the founders of this highlysuccessful residential treatment program for non-violent juvenile offenders. Doward’s vision, his belief that these young men deserved a structured second chance, is what helped start the Beaufort Marine Institute and its relationship with the national organization, AMIkids. He will be remembered for his dedication to this program, but also for his wonderful smile, his quick sense of humor, and his love of the game of croquet. Many will remember Doward in his croquet whites, dapper as ever and laughing with each shot despite his competitiveness. Beaufort mourns the passing of Doward Sanders, but his legacy lives on with each successful graduate at AMIkids Beaufort. John Huntley, Chairman, AMIkids Beaufort Board of Directors

Nancy Sadler is a compassionate woman, friend

Several months ago you profiled Nancy Sadler, “Defending the Defenseless.” You gave us wonderful background information, but I would like to comment on the very essence of her heart. Beyond being lovely and intelligent, she is the most compassionate woman I have ever met. I call her my friend, although we have never gone out to lunch together or even “gabbed “ on the phone together; believe me when I call her I am usually in a very serious situation and need her guidance. She has stood by me and my son for 15 years (all pro bono). I know that I can walk into her office anytime without an appointment and feel welcomed. She is truly an angel, standing by our side and I say “our” because there are many of us who have sought her advice, help and comfort and she has never turned her back on us. I will never be able to give her back what she has given me. I am proud to say I know her. Ann Squires, Beaufort

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Photographs wow judges The Photography Club of Beaufort announced the winners of the semi-annual Spring Competition, held Monday, March 11. Judges for the event were award-winning nature photographer Eric Horan, Photojournalist Sarah Welliver and commercial photographer and IT specialist Stuart Lathrop. Prints were judged using the criteria of superb technical quality, composition and interest. During the competition, judges shared their expertise and offered constructive critiques to photos to help the photographers improve their skills. Best in Show was awarded to John Wollwerth for his photo “BROKEN”, a poignant image photographed on his recent mission trip to the Sudan. In the Novice Category there was a tie for 1st: Barbara Hazzard for “Maine Harbor” and Lynn Long for “Eurasian Eagle Owl.” There was also a tie for First Place in the Intermediate category between Gerney Doesch for “Gorilla Contemplating Blades of Grass” and Richard Furman for “Roses.” First Place Winner of the Advanced category was Phyllis Kaupp-Seas for “Adrift at Dawn.” In the Expert division there was also a tie for First Place: Sandy Dimke for “A Long Hard Life” and John Wollwerth for “Broken,” which also received the Best in Show Award. The Photography Club of Beaufort, now with over 80 members, meets at ARTworks, 2127 Boundary, in the K-Mart Plaza, at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of every month. The public is invited to attend all meetings and the exhibit. For information on the club please visit the club website at

John Wollwerth, “Broken” Above: Barbara Hazzard “Maine Harbor” Below: Richard Furman “Roses”

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photo club presentation: THE EVERGLADES, WHERE WONDERS ONLY WHISPER Aspiring actors ages 7-11 are invited to participate in a two-week theater camp hosted by USCB Center for the Arts and the Beaufort Children’s Theatre from June 20 – July 1 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Campers will engage in all aspects of musical theater while gaining self-confidence and the ability to express themselves as they learn basic acting skills, vocal instruction and choreography. The highlight of the camp will be the children’s creation of their own Broadway style revue. The theme for the 2011 Broadway Bound camp is “Freedom Rocks: A Tribute to America.” Camp tuition is $235 for two weeks and a T-shirt is included. Ticket prices for the final performance are: adults $12, children $8. To reserve your tickets or enroll in the camp, call the Center for the Arts box office at (843) 521-4145.

arts events •In recognition of Women’s History Month, the locally filmed comedy “My Man Done Me Wrong” will screen Thursday, March 28 at noon at Beaufort’s Plaza Stadium Theatre, 41 Robert Smalls Parkway. The event will include lunch and a Q&A with the cast and filmmaker Ron Small. The film stars Anita SingletonPrather and other Beaufort residents. The screening is one of several designed to raise money for the Gullah Kinfolk Traveling Theatre and the Community Circle of Hope Coalition. Tickets are $30 in advance or at the door and include lunch. Call the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce at 843-986-1102 or the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce 843-986-5400. •Modern vs. Traditional Quilts: a panel discussion with noted sewists and you, at ARTWorks: Saturday, April 6 at 4 p.m.: this discussion accompanies a two month exhibition of Modern quilts, all instigated by the Beaufort Modern Quilt Guild, which meets at Tabby Fabric & Studio in downtown Beaufort. The Guild is 24 members who strive to achieve and build the Modern aesthetic. They are having their first exhibition in the gallery at ARTworks in Beaufort Town Center in April and May, and they’ve invited quilters from Greenville and Charleston to join in too. The gallery is free to browse Tuesdays through Saturdays 18

and special events. ARTworks’ gallery is surrounded by artists working in their studios, a black box theater, and the BIG Story Fest from April 11 through the 14th. 2127 Boundary Street, 29902, www., 843-379-2787. •Attention, novelists and aspiring fiction writers: Callawassee resident Jim Jordan, author of the novel “Savannah Grey: A Tale of Antebellum Georgia,” will speak about the novel-writing process at the next meeting of Beaufort ProWriters on April 9 at 7 p.m. at the Short Story America office at 2121 Boundary St., Suite 204, in Beaufort. The event is free and open to the public. Told from the viewpoint of a planter’s son and a slave brickmaker working toward his freedom, this thoroughly-researched novel uses actual and fictional Savannah residents to recreate the venerable city and its journey toward war from the 1830s through 1861. Jim Jordan spent his professional career in the Northeast working as a financial analyst and financial systems consultant. After moving to Callawassie Island in 1995, he embarked on a second career as an author, historian, and public speaker. “Savannah Grey” was nominated for the 2007 Michael Shaara Award for Excellence in Civil War Fiction. He has lectured at various historical societies and adult education organizations on the colonial, antebellum,

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and Civil War history and architecture of South Carolina and Georgia. •An impromptu four-part harmony songfest by The Beaufort Harbormasters: We’ll be singing you all the songs that your heart embraces this April. 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. Four-part harmony, commonly called “Barbershop” is a truly American art form tracing its history back to the early 19th century. The “Old Songs” were familiar to all and a popular economical pastime with the human voice as the only instrument required. Come and enjoy an American treasure and enjoy the spring evening. For more information contact Gary Gebhardt at 843-368-6544.

right around the corner. How would you like to manifest trips to exotic destinations on someone else’s nickel, or to travel on your own and earn back your expenses, just by writing a story about your experience? Freelance travel writers do both, and this class shows you how. Learn what magazine editors want, how to create a query letter and conduct an interview, and how to break into the travel writing market. Inclass and take-home exercises help teach the nuts and bolts of writing a travel story that publications will snap right up. By the end of the course, you will have at least one story and several possible markets. Instructor Katherine Tandy Brown has been a freelance travel writer for 24 years.

• Travel Right ... Travel Write: Becoming a Travel Writer: Monday evenings, 6 to 8 p.m., Technical College of the Lowcountry, Beaufort Campus $79. To register, call 843-525-8205 or go to continuing-ed/life. Summer travel time is

• The Friends of the Beaufort Library: Beaufort, Lobeco and St. Helena Branches will hold the annual spring book sale at the St. Helena branch of the Beaufort County Library on Saturday, April 20 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Ken Burger will be signing copies of his latest book “Salkehatchie Soup,” on Saturday, April 6 from 1 to 3 p.m. at McIntosh Book Shoppe. Mr. Burger will also be signing his other books: “Swallow Savannah,” “Sister Santee,” and “Baptized In Sweet Tea.” McIntosh Book Shoppe is located on Bay Street in downtown Beaufort. Call 843-524-1119.


Words from the Wise: BIG Storytellers speak Four nationally-touring storytellers are performing in Beaufort, April 11-14, at the BIG Story Fest at ARTworks. Natalie Daise is the hometown favorite, performing in the Patchwork presentation on opening night; then in “Story through Rap, Hip-Hop & Spoken Word: the Oral Tradition Transformed”; in concert, with Lashanta Ase opening; in the free family activities on Saturday the 13th; and in “Storytelling in the Digital Age.” They all have tales prepared for you: The Nature in Human Nature~ storyteller Doug Elliott is from North Carolina: “I am interested in medicinal plants. I wrote a book titled ‘Roots,’ about the underground portions of plants. I was astounded to learn about Root Doctors in the Lowcountry— High Sheriff McTeer was the sheriff of Beaufort County for many decades who learned hoodoo root magic from the famous Dr. Buzzard, an African American root doctor. By the time I started visiting McTeer in the 1970’s he was a dignified elderly gentleman regularly performing hoodoo rituals and healing ceremonies to break spells and hexes on hundreds of clients in the back room of his office on West Street in Beaufort. I witnessed some of the most extraordinary healing I had ever seen. I don’t get to tell this story very often because it is so tied into place. This is

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one of the reasons I’m excited to come to tell stories in Beaufort.” All Beginnings are Difficult~ storyteller Judy Sima is from Michigan: “I’ve worked on ‘My Mother’s Voice’ since I started storytelling in the 1980s, since I discovered personal stories. It took me a long while to put her voice in a form that I could wrap my mouth around and tell: Her escape from Germany in World War II. She was in the last group of Jews to leave before the Americans entered, in 1941. She’d be 101 this year. It’s a cathartic kind of story, and other people find it hopeful — they made it through, they made it to America. She was a

Clockwise from left: Judy Sima from Michigan; Natalie Daise from Beaufort; Doug Elliott from North Carolina.

seamstress, making her own clothes and hats. When she arrived, a relative said. ‘you look like a greenhorn,’ so she never wore her own hats again. She wanted to look like an American.” He’s Judging the Liars Competition~ storyteller Bil Lepp is the five-time Liars Champ from West Virginia: “I give Mark Twain’s advice: You have to tell it like you don’t understand why anyone else would think what you are saying is funny. That’s not an exact quote, but it is

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close. And my own advice: Know your story and have confidence in it.” “The humorous story is told gravely; the teller does his best to conceal the fact that he even dimly suspects that there is anything funny about it.”— Mark Twain Want to put this advice to test? The wildcard round is Saturday, April 13. Prepare your story, true or not, original or re-told, 3 to 5 minutes long. The BIG Story Fest is a project of ARTworks, the arts council of Beaufort, Port Royal and the Sea Islands. For more information, contact 843-379-2787, @artseensc or

big storytelling anonymous donor In addition to the $250 individual grand prize, an anonymous donor has added a $1000 award aimed at getting community service organizations involved in the fun. As the champion storyteller, you can win $1,000 for your local charity. If the grand prize winner is a member of a Beaufort County service organization, $1,000 will be donated to that organization. $250 will be donated to each organization whose members make it to the final competition on April 14 at 1 p.m., the grand finale of the BIG Storytelling Festival.

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57th Annual Spring Tour of Homes 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. The Friday, April 19 historic walking tour begins at 3 p.m. and will last until 6 p.m. A reception will be held during that time at one of the homes on the tour, and will include food and entertainment. This tour is $40 through April 10; then it will be $45. On Saturday, April 20 the plantation driving tour begins at 9 a.m. and will last until 4 p.m. A Lowcountry

luncheon will be provided at one of the plantations, and entertainment will be included. This tour is $60 through April 10; then it will be $65. This year a 10% discount will be extended to those purchasing both tours (total $90). 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.


Coming Home The Life of a South Carolinian who was born in slavery and eventually became a United States Congressman is examined in a new exhibit opening April 5 at the Tabernacle Baptist Church in Beaufort. The Life and Times of Congressman Robert Smalls began as a part of South Carolina State Museum’s Traveling Exhibits Program. The museum traveled the exhibit for three years and through 13 cities, including Boston, Philadelphia, Atlanta and Huntsville, Ala., before bringing it home to open at a venue located less than 10 ft. away from Robert Smalls’ Grave Site and Monument on the Tabernacle Baptist Church’s Campus. “The exhibit was on view at libraries, universities and museums presenting the remarkable story of Robert Smalls to more than 75,000 people.” said Jeff Powley, manager of the exhibit On May 13, 1862 Robert Smalls and three other enslaved men escaped captivity in a courageous and well planned action during the Civil War. Smalls escaped to freedom when he commandeered a Confederate ship, the Planter, in Charleston Harbor posing as the ship’s captain with his crew. They were able to pass Confederate checkpoints because they knew the correct signals and sailed to the safety of the Union forces, gaining freedom for himself and his family. As a result of his fame that came from his daring deed, President Abraham Lincoln allowed him to lead the effort to enlist Black men to fight for the Union forces in the Civil War. He helped to recruit nearly 5,000 former enslaved African-American men for the Union army who fought valiantly during the Civil War. Smalls entered politics at the dawn of the Reconstruction era. He became a leader in Beaufort County, was elected to the South Carolina legislature and in 1874 he was elected to the U.S. Congress, where he served five terms. Congressman Smalls wrote legislation creating the public school system in South Carolina and dedicating land for Paris Island Naval Station. Smalls ended his career as collector of customs at the Port of Beaufort, where he died in 1915 and was buried at Tabernacle Baptist Church. A wealthy man, Smalls purchased many homes in Beaufort, including the home of his former master, Henry Mckee. The exhibit at Tabernacle of “The Life and Times of Congressman Robert Smalls” include furniture from the “big house” where Smalls and his mother were enslaved; two replicas of two ships that Robert Smalls piloted during the Civil War; letters written by Robert Smalls to dignitaries of the time; pictures of his home in Beaufort, SC, his immediate family and descendants through the generations. Copies of legislation that created the first public schools in South Carolina, the South Carolina Public Accommodations Act and legislation that created Parris Island Marine Base all submitted by Robert Smalls during his career as a South Carolina Legislator and US Congressman can also be viewed with this


Congressman and Beaufort native Robert Smalls.

exhibit. A digital photo frame with pictures of the 2004 christening and the 2007 commissioning of the LSV-8 MG ROBERT SMALLS, the largest army transport ship of its kind is also a part of the Tabernacle exhibit. State Representative Kenneth Hodges, who pastors the Tabernacle Baptist Church says, “Robert Smalls is truly the quintessential American hero, he left an indelible legacy of bravery, leadership and public service for our youths and all Americans. We are honored to have this exhibit in Robert Smalls Hometown at the site where he is buried during the 150th Anniversary of Smalls capture of the Planter”. The exhibit’s opening celebration will occur on Robert Smalls’ birthday, Friday, April 5, at the Tabernacle Baptist Church beginning at 6:30 p.m. Congressman James Clyburn, the first African-American elected to Congress from South Carolina after Reconstruction, will be the keynote speaker. Congressman Clyburn represents parts of the district once represented by Robert Smalls. The celebration will also include remarks from SC State Senator Clementa Pinckney and SC State Representative Kenneth Hodges, both representing parts of the district once served by Smalls. A series of events at Tabernacle will accompany the exhibit. The exhibit is a part of the Tabernacle Baptist Church’s 150th Anniversary Celebration. The Life and Times of Congressman Robert Smalls can be seen at the Tabernacle annex located at 907 Craven Street through June 19.

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The award-winning Lunch and Learn Series presented by the Lowcountry Master Gardeners Association returns this spring to the gazebo at the Port Royal Farmers Market in Heritage Park. Saturday classes begin at noon and are free, just bring a folding chair. Here is a schedule of topics including the date, program, speaker and a description:

• April 13: Beautiful but Deadly with Dale Brous: Are there silent killers lurking in your yard? Examine the myth and mystery behind poisonous plants. • April 20: Container Water Gardens, Alice Massey: Probably the most carefree type of gardening there is. There will be a few aquatics to share. • April 27: Yes, We Do Have Bananas, Pat Lauzon: Explore what banana plants need to give you fruit. Some lucky people will take home a pup. Banana pup, that is. • May 4: Palms, Lora Quincy: The totems of the South, but so few reach their potential. Learn how to make them the focus of your landscape. • May 11: Divine Vines, Sandra Educate: So many plants; so little space. Think up!! Ideas for easy trellises and tuteurs, too. • May 18: Oh, Dear! We Have Deer! Sue Simmons & Natalie Bowie: So how do you outfox a deer? Excellent methods to keep your prized plants away from those marauders. • May 25: Plant Propagation, Alice Massey: Free plants? What a concept. Bring an empty plastic soda bottle and learn to make a perfect little greenhouse. • June 1: Rain Gardens, Joe Allard: Don’t they sound romantic? Learn how to make that troublesome spot into something beautiful. • June 8: Ahh ... Tomatoes, Diane Keenan: Haven’t we all longed for the perfect home grown tomato? Learn the secrets to successfully growing tomatoes. • June 15: Ornamental Grasses, Gary Baker: Their needs are few, so why do they look bedraggled? The inside scoop on the “how” and the “what’s new.” • June 22: A Garden Primer, Sandra Educate: Woody or herbaceous? Biennial? Self-seeder? When is an annual a perennial & vice versa? You need to know! • June 29: Invasive Plants, Laura Lee Rose & Jenny Staton: Are they invasive or just enthusiastic? We’ll give you suggestions for alternatives to garden thugs. • July 6: Drip Irrigation, Hugh Jamison: One of our most popular classes. Demonstrate the easy assembly of this work and water saver. • July 13: String Gardening, Jenny Staton & Sandra Educate: You know there will be strings attached with this class. A charming new way to garden. • July 20: Made in the Shade, Martha Jamison and Hugh Jamison: Give up the notion that you can’t grow anything because all you have is shade. • July 27: Some Really Do Like It Hot, Jenny Staton: Learn what plants are likely not only to survive, but thrive in our Lowcountry heat. • August 3: The Fragrant Path, Sandra Educate: You don’t have to sacrifice fragrance for size and color. Discover flowers that will perfume your garden. • August 10: House Plants & Orchids, Martha Jamison: Should you re-pot, fertilize, divide, or refresh? Bring your orchid and we’ll help you re-pot it. • August 17: Camellias 101, George Cannon: These Southern aristocrats are second only to roses in variety of color, foliage and flower shape • August 24: Fall Vegetable Gardens, Laura Lee Rose: Seeds, tips and information supplied by our Clemson Horticultural Agent • August 31: You’re not in Kansas Anymore! Jenny Staton: How do I garden in this climate? What works in the Lowcountry when lilacs, peonies and tulips won’t. • September 7: Keeping it Growing Panel: An interactive program inviting questions from the class to a panel of Master Gardeners.


Habersham hosts Artisans & Antiques event 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. Dealers and artisans from South Carolina, Georgia, and Pennsylvania will fill the marketplace with antiques, new and vintage clothing, accessories, home décor, pottery, fine and folk art, furniture, quilts, dolls, linens, carvings, jewelry, shoes, children’s clothing, sea grass baskets, coastal and nautical art, Lowcountry handmade furniture, soaps and more. Specialty chocolates, fine breads, cupcakes, and desserts, as well as light luncheon fare will be available in the marketplace. Two of Habersham’s restaurants, Piace Pizzeria and Berto’s TexMex, will be open all day as well. Heidi Brueggeman, co-promoter and owner of

Habersham Marketplace is the location for the premier event Artisans & Antiques on Saturday, April 13.

The Boxwood Cottage, exclaims about the venue and participants: “Habersham is a gorgeous and

conservation district of the year South Carolina Association of Conservation Districts, SCACD, awarded Beaufort Soil & Water Conservation District the Conservation District of the Year Award. The Beaufort Conservation District is one of 46 District in each county of SC that was eligible for the prestigious award. They now have the SCACD Pump Award and Plaque displayed at their office at 817 Paris Avenue in Port Royal and they were also awarded $200. Judges noted that the Beaufort Conservation District was chosen because of its very diverse array of activities with many community partners and working closely with USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, SC Department of Natural Resources, and Together for Beaufort Water Quality Committee. Pictured are Commissioners Claude McLeod, Denise Parsick, and Luke Inabinett; NRCS District Conservationist Diane Leone; Beaufort County Council Chairman Paul Sommerville, Education Coordinator Pam Floyd, District Manager Shelby Berry and SCACD President Sterling Sadler. Commissioner McLeod was awarded a pin for 25 years of service and Ms. Berry was selected as District Employee of the year, receiving a $100 check and a desk plaque. From left: L. Inabinett, C. McLeod, S. Saddler, P Floyd, S. Berry, P. Sommerville, D. Leone, and D. Parsick.


continued from page 1 The Beaufort Academy chess team won the K-3 grade championship. The team incudes Sophia Martin; G

inviting place; we are pleased to be able to utilize the marketplace for a wonderful gathering of exceptional vendors.” Heidi Brueggeman is also the co-promoter of a 32-year-old annual arts and crafts event in Northeastern Ohio. Enjoy the colorful spring ambiance of this special neighborhood and shopping district, on Saturday, April 13 and be transported to a simpler time. 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. The Habersham Marketplace is the heart and soul of the “Best Neighborhood Design in America”. The award winning town of Habersham located just minutes from Downtown Historic Beaufort. The marketplace is a walkable village with distinct eateries, patios, and shops.

easter events Holy Week At The Baptist Church Of Beaufort. • The Living Last Supper, Maundy Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m. Take a step back in time and witness monologues from each of the 12 disciples present at the Last Supper Table with Jesus in the upper room. • Resurrection Sunday, March 31: Celebrating the Risen Christ at 9 a.m. with a traditional worship with Easter Brass Ensemble, Organ and Choir. At 11:15 a.m., Contemporary Worship with Worship Band, Brass Ensemble and Choir. For more information, contact Melanie Williams, melaniewilliams@ , 843-524-3197. A Free Family Easter Carnival at Naval Heritage Park, Ribaut Road, Port Royal, will be held Saturday, March 30 from 3 to 5 p.m., sponsored by the Wardle Family YMCA in partnership with the Link Church. The carnival will include bouncers, relay races, games, snow cones, popcorn, door prizes and various food vendors. Admission is free, but organizers ask that attendees consider bringing a can of food to contribute to the HELP of Beaufort food bank. The Eggtastically Eggcellent Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m. at Hunting Island State Park at the picnic shelter near the lighthouse. Egghunt your heart out or enter the Easter Creative Coloring Contest. Prizes will be awarded. Age groups are 5 and under; ages 6-12. Activities and fun are free with park admission. For more information, contact 843-838-4868.

Simmons; Jack McDougall; Kendra Rogers, who won top female player; Thomas Mazzeo, who won third grade state champion; and Whit Suber. The team has participated in a total of 11 tournaments this school year and has placed first in all tournaments played. Beaufort Academy fourth grader Kevin Rogers went undefeated in the elementary section. This is

Kevin’s second consecutive state title. He won the K-3 grade section last year. Kevin defeated the upper state champion to win his section. Also, Riverview seventh grader Chris Hoooganboom tied for first place in the middle school section. Coach Darrin Rogers said, “This the best group of chess players I have ever coached.”

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the home chef ... on Easter brunch By Harlene Deane

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Before diving into the Easter baskets, treat your family to this giant pancake scented with lemon and orange. Accompany the pancake with assorted sausages or crisp bacon to round out your brunch. Oh, and don’t forget the mimosas!



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Serves: 2-4* 3/4 cup milk 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2 large eggs 2 tbs. granulated sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp finely chopped lemon zest 1 tsp fine chopped orange zest 2 tbs. unsalted butter 2 tbs. mascarpone cheese, softened* 2 cups sliced strawberries* Powdered sugar for garnish DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 450. Combine milk, flour, eggs, granulated sugar, vanilla, and citrus zests in a food processor fitted with the metal blade, a blender, or just a medium bowl. Process or whisk until smooth. Place the butter in a 10-inch pie plate or ovenproof skillet and put it in the oven for 3 minutes, or until the butter melts. Swirl the pan to evenly coat it with the butter. Pour the batter into the pan and bake for 15 minutes. Reduce the heat to 350 and bake for 15 more minutes, or until the pancake is nicely browned, cooked in the center, and well puffed. Slide onto a round platter, using a spatula. Spread with the mascarpone and top with the berries. Serve immediately, sprinkled generously with the powdered sugar. *Chef notes: Mascarpone cheese can be

difficult to find so here’s a substitute: 8 oz cream cheese (room temperature), 1/4 cup heavy cream, 2 tbsp. sour cream. Blend well before spreading on pancake. Double the recipe and bake in two pie plates for more servings. Use a combination of strawberries, blueberries and boysenberries.

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After closing for most of the winter, The Original Steamer on Lady’s Island is back in action so diners can once again enjoy fresh local seafood in a friendly atmosphere. The Lunch Bunch was pleased to return to Steamers to try the new menu that has an emphasis on Lowcountry favorites such as mac n’ cheese, fresh collards, red rice with smoked sausage, and pork and hash. For appetizers, we were all hungry so we ordered the famous hushpuppies made with their house recipe and served with honey butter, as well as the fried shrimp and the Cajun calamari — fried Clockwise from above: A bucket of oysters; Crab cake burger with mac n’ cheese; fried golden brown with spice marinara sauce. shrimp appetizer; sides of collard greens and red rice; snow crab legs; fried calamari. From the lunch menu, I ordered the Our special Lunch Bunch guests Crab Cake burger with a side of mac were Sam and Debby Harding, who n’ cheese. The lump crab meat is pan were in town from Richmond, Va., for sauteed and not too breaded and is served on a corn-dusted roll with lettuce Elizabeth’s wedding. The three of them and tomato. There were many “oohs” and ordered two buckets of steamed oysters, “ahhs” when the plate came out because and once the giant buckets and shuckers the giant piece of mac n’ cheese looked so arrived, I thought there was no way they could eat the succulent meat from all restaurant’s classic Frogmore Stew in tasty, and it was. Kim ordered the Snow Crab Legs those shells — but they did! The once next month’s Plate Magazine. The Original Steamer is located at appetizer, which were perfectly cooked, empty pails in the middle of the table and she looked very happy pulling out were filled with oyster shells, and the 168 Sea Island Parkway, Lady’s Island. For more information, call 843-522the delicate pieces of meat and dipping Harding family was well satisfied. 0210. Look for a feature about the them in melted butter.

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In the pink, and at the circus By Celia Strong

So, here we are at the first big holiday, for many of us, of this year. After this, most of our holidays become more outdoor and more casual and more relaxed. Mostly because of the hotter weather over the summer and early fall, or so I’ve always assumed. Anyhow, we’ll be finding ourselves at dining tables, with lots of food and fixings. And, probably with an assortment of people, family, friends and a few new acquaintances. Again, I’m assuming here too, but a glass of wine or two will probably make the food and the company better. So, having made all these assumptions, our job today is to find a good wine for the occasion. And, maybe all the assuming won’t come back and bite me? Since Easter is celebrated around the world, I didn’t think where our wine came from really mattered; more important was how it tastes and how much it costs. Because ham is such a big favorite for Easter dinners, I thought we should find a wine for it. And, here we go! To southeastern France. To the Languedoc area. A Vin de Pays des Cotes Catalanes. Just so we get all our info on this wine together, it is categorized as a Vin de Pays. This is a legal level of French wines, literally translated as “country wine.” The labels of these wines do designate their geographic origins, and the grape varieties used are controlled by what is allowed for their specific origins. These wines are also submitted for tasting each year. As of 2009, though, the Vin de Pays classification was replaced by the “PGI,” Protected Geographical Region. Another assumption here? As hard as French wine traditions are to change, I think all of us who have lived with Vin de Pays as a wine category, for over half a century now, will take a while to remember it is now PGI. But, we’ll all know what we mean, won’t we? The Languedoc-Rousillion area is home to the Vins de Pays d’Oc appellation — the largest PGI in all of France. Cotes Catalanes, our wine’s origin, is near the Languedoc and near northern Spain, including Catalonia, for which this PGI is named. (The French word “cotes” means slopes or sides of an area.) Once we know that, all kinds of other pieces of information fall into place — like the grapes that are used for our wine, normal in both French and Spanish wines, wine styles, and, not to be left out, food styles that go well with our wine. So, what are our grape varieties? We get three — Grenache Noir, Mourvedre and Grenache Gris. Grenache, and mainly the Noir — dark, red skinned — is well known because of its use all over the Cotesdu-Rhone. From Spain, we’ve seen it as Garnacha. Mourvedre is another Rhone varietal, used more for blending because of color and fruit flavors it can give to wines. Grenache Gris is the gray-skinned one in its family, less used and less well known than the Noir and the Blanc. Like Pinot Gris, Grenache Gris’ skin is a mix of green purply punk blotches. It gives a bit of acidity

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

to red wines when used in small percentages.

Rosé wines are very popular in this whole area, French and Spanish. Each appellation has its own one, with a specific color and grape varieties. Rosé wines are named for their pink color; that’s what “rosé” means in French. They are usually made like red wines, with skin contact for color, just much less of it time-wise. The first rosé wines may have been made accidentally, centuries ago, when what was supposed to be a red wine was not allowed enough skin contact time. A cute old name for some of these early rosés was “vin d’une nuit,” wine of one night, meaning skin contact just from one day to the next. Historically, red wines used to be much lighter and less dense in their red color than they are now. That must have made it a bit confusing, choosing between shades of pink. (When we shop for rosé wines now, the depth of their pink is a sign of the intensity of their flavors, just like with white and red wines.) Because of the shortened skin contact, rosés can be fruitier than red wines, have different aromatics (more fruity) and more acidity and less tannins. According to a French government agency, the shades of rosé wines can range from melon (cantaloupe) to peach to red currant to grapefruit to mango to mandarin. In studies, it has been shown when consumers can see the shade

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This week’s wine is Le Cirque, which means “the circus,” 2011, from the Vin de Pays des Cotes Catalanes PGI. It is a rosé that is not oaked at all, and its color is intense, but light pink. It is fresh and spicy with strawberry, watermelon and sage flavors. It pairs wonderfully with pork products, including Easter ham. “Le cirque” refers to the shows that took place in an ancient amphitheater that is now filled with vineyards in the village of Tautavel, France. of a rosé wine, they prefer the darker shades. When tasting rosés, in black wine glasses, so they can’t see the color, they prefer the lighter colored wines. All very interesting. And, it shows us that rosé wines are as complex and different from each other as red wines and white wines are. We usually tend to think of rosé wines as an option to red wines as the weather gets warmer through the summer. Truthfully, rosé lovers can look for darker colored ones in the winter and lighter wines in the summer and enjoy them all year. Again, like red and white wines. Our wine is Le Cirque, means “the circus,” 2011, from the Vin de Pays des Cotes Catalanes PGI. It is made from Grenache Noir (50%), Mourvedre (40%) and Grenache Gris (10%). These grapes come from 50 year old vines that are limited to no more than two tons per acre, a fairly small amount for any PGI wine. They are fermented in stainless steel tanks and no malolactic fermentation is done. The wine macerates on its skins for three hours, a lot less than one night. And the wine is not oaked at all. Its color is intense, but light pink. It is fresh and spicy with strawberry, watermelon and sage flavors. It pairs wonderfully with pork products — sausages, patés, and, yes, ham, as well as poultry and seafood. But, where does its name Le Cirque come from? The village that its producer is located in, Tautavel, is ancient and full of history. That includes an old amphitheater bowl, now filled with vineyards. “Le cirque” also refers to the shows, spectacles and pageants that took place in this amphitheater. All this, wine and history and a good dinner, for $7.99! And that puts us in the pink and at the circus! Wine-wise, of course. 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.

AMATA THAI FUSION: 2127 Boundary Street, Beaufort Town Center; 843-379-9197; Thai, Asain cuisine; L.D.



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

Road, Beaufort; 379-9222; Greek; L.D. Port Royal,; 525-9824; L.D.

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

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


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

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

BELLA LUNA: 859 Sea Island Parkway,

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


9 Market, Habersham Marketplace; Mexican; 644-1925; L.D.

BIG JOE’S BAR-B-Q: 760 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort; 770-0711; L.D.


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

RYAN’S FAMOUS PIZZA & SUBS: After shuddering its doors last year, Foolish Frog — the cute little restaurant with gorgeous marsh views on St. Helena Island — recently reopened with new owners and a new menu. Chef Will McLenagan features fresh seafood in a variety of forms as well as classic burgers, sandwiches, salads and favorite steak, rib and pork dishes. The Foolish Frog is located at 846 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island. Lunch is served Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., dinner from 5 to 10 p.m., and Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Catering available. Call 843-838-9300 or visit


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

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

Upscale dining, tapas; D.


Boundary St., Beaufort; 379-5232; Salads, sandwiches, appetizers, sports bar; L.D.


FUMIKO SUSHI: 14 Savannah Highway, Beaufort; 524-0918; L.D. GILLIGANS: 2601 Boundary St.,

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

Beaufort; 524-0240; Authentic Italian; L.D.

1900; B.L.



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



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

CITY JAVA & NEWS: 301 Carteret St.,

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


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.

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.


Parkway, Hamilton Village, Lady’s Island; 524-2662; Japanese steak house; L.D.

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

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


MIKKI’S: 1638 Paris Ave., Port Royal; 379-

Helena Island; 838-2330; L.

JADE GARDEN: 2317 Boundary St.,

FAT PATTIES: 831 Parris Island



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

THE DOG HOUSE: 381 Sea Island

Republic St., Beaufort; 522.1866; D.

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

MARKETPLACE NEWS: 917 Bay St., Beaufort; 470-0188; Sandwich cafe; B.L.

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


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

HOUSE OF TOKYO: 330 Robert

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

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

Beaufort; 521-4882; Mexican; L.D.

GRIFFIN MARKET: 403 Carteret St.,

Ribaut Road, Beaufort; 379-2122; L.

CAROLINE’S DELI: 102 Lady’s Island Shopping Center, Lady’s Island; 843-5251520; L.

LA NOPALERA: 1220 Ribaut Road, LOWCOUNTRY PRODUCE & CAFE: 302 Carteret St.; Beaufort; 322-

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

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

Island; 522-9700; L.D.

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

JIMMY JOHN’S: 2015 Boundary St.,

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

4322; All-American Cuisine; B. L.D.

MIZU: 1370 S. Ribaut Road, Port Royal;

524-6498; Japanese steakhouse, sushi; L.D.


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



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

KOOKY MOOKY’S: 101 Scott St.,

Beaufort; 521-4445; L.D.


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


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

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

Island Parkway, Lady’s Island; 524-3122; L.

LADY’S ISLAND COUNTRY CLUB: 139 Francis Marion Circle, Lady’s

SAKE HOUSE: 274 Robert Smalls

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

SALTUS RIVER GRILL: 802 Bay St., Beaufort; 379-3474; Seafood, upscale; L.D. SAND DOLLAR TAVERN: 1634 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island; 838-3151; L.D. SGT. WHITE’S: 1908 Boundary St.;

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. SOUTHERN GRACES BISTRO:

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. SUWAN THAI: Paris Ave., Port Royal; 379-8383; Thai cuisine; L.D.

SUZARA’S KITCHEN: Newcastle Square, Beaufort; 379-2160; B, L.

SWEETGRASS: 100 Marine Drive, Dataw Island; 838-2151; L.D.

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

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

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

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

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

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 Raymond Gregg

Retired Sergeant Major Raymond E. Gregg joined his father in heaven on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 after a threeyear battle with lung cancer. He was 68 years old. Ray was born August 2, 1944 in Adrian, Missouri, the son of Edith M. and the late Raymond L. Gregg. Ray grew up and attended school in Warrensburg, Missouri, before joining the United States Marine Corps in 1963. During his 20 years of service to his country, Ray received numerous awards and accommodations including the Purple Heart on his first of two tours in Vietnam. He also did a tour in Beriut. Ray is survived by his beloved wife, Julie and their daughter, Raeann with her husband Darius Witte of the home at Fripp Plantation on St. Helena Island; two sisters, Edith (Snooks) Newbound and husband Chris of Belle, MO; Linda Stewart and husband Stanley of Warrensburg, MO; two brothers, Alfred Gregg and wife Robin of Warrensburg, MO and Dennis Gregg and wife Lynette

of Pleasant Hill, MO; life long friend and Marine Corps brother, Joe Hardeman and wife Pat of Jacksonville, FL. Ray had four children: Raeann Gregg Witte and husband Darius; Denise Locke and husband Cameron; Scott Robinett and wife Robin; Kimberly Monn and husband Ron; eight grandchildren: Christopher, Hope, Issac, Peyton, Ellia, David, Jason and Bentley Ray (on the way): one great grandchild: Cheyenne. After his retirement from the Marines, Ray was the owner and operator of Island Outfitters Sporting Goods Shop on Lady’s Island. He also served as Gate Security Guard on Dataw Island and Brays Island as well as Security Guard at the MCCS Exchange on Parris Island. Ray’s greatest joys were hunting, fishing and building his motorcycles. His love of life, robust laughter and genuine compassion for others earned Ray many many friends. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. The family received friends on Thursday, March 21, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home. Funeral services were held on Friday,

March 22, 2013 at 1 p.m. in Carl Anderson Memorial Chapel with interment in Beaufort National Cemetery with full military honors. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to Beaufort Memorial Hospital Foundations (Keyserling Cancer Center), P. O. Box 2233, Beaufort, SC 29901. Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.

Lucille Jones

Lucille “Lucy” Watson Johnson Jones, 100, formerly of the Indian Hill community on St. Helena Island and mother of Ophelia Gross died Tuesday, March 12, 2013 in New York Hospital of Queens, New York. Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the Ebenezer Baptist Church, 53 Martin Luther King Drive, St. Helena Island, SC. Burial will be in the Scottsville Baptist Church Cemetery on St. Helena Island, SC. Arrangements by Chisholm Galloway Home for Funerals.

honor your loved ones The Island News is annoucing the addition of an Obituaries section. OBITUARIES will be printed free of charge. Please email the information to and include the name of the deceased, age, residence at time of death, date of death, name of funeral home and where to send flowers or donations. Limit to 50 words or less. Please note: Do not send attachments. Call Kim at 843-575-0396. DEATH NOTICES are paid items and are billed at 50 cents per word. Photos may be included for an additional $20.

R. Kenneth Smith

R. Kenneth Smith, 88, father of Roderick Lain Smith, of Beaufort, died Tuesday, March 19, 2013 in Bayview Manor. Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.

Robert Williams

Robert J. Williams, 68, father of Alfred Williams, of Beaufort, SC, died Monday, March 18, 2013 in Beaufort Memorial Hospital. Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.

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

What your dog knows BowWOW!

By Tracie Korol

So much of a working relationship with your Best Friend is based on developing effective communication, in his language, in a tone he’ll understand. As humans we assume our way and our language makes the most sense. But in your dog’s world, it’s an entirely different ball game. When we understand how our dogs perceive our complicated world, communication get a whole lot easier. Here’s what my lab friend, Sophie, wants you to know: My Daily Routine My day is divided into two important sections: Mealtime. And everything else. Mealtime Just because there doesn’t seem to be anything visible around to eat does not meant there is nothing around to eat. All kinds of things are pretty tasty, you know. Plus, the act of staring at the underside of a table or chair on which a human is eating will usually set in motion a chain of events that eventually results in food for me, one way or another. It goes without saying that we will carefully check the lower third of any space for edibles. Mouth-sized things which cannot be identified by sight or smell are considered gum. When we actually receive a meal, we will submerge our heads into it. We will not look up until a minimum of 10 minutes after the obvious food is gone. This is important. Just because our dish is empty does not mean it is time to stop eating.

Facts, observations and musings about Our Best Friends

BowWOW! Is a production of Tracie Korol and wholeDog. She is a canine behavior coach, Reiki practitioner, a canine massage therapist (CMT), herbalist and canine homeopath. Want more information? Have a question? Send a note to Tracie at or visit

From a dog’s perspective: Anytime that is not mealtime is potentially nap time. The best place to take a nap is in the middle of a busy room or on a couch we’re not supposed to get up on. All food is ours until what time it is swallowed by another. The time it takes a bit of food to travel from plate to mouth via your hand is as good a time as any to stake a claim. When it comes to selecting an appropriate beverage, location and packaging mean nothing. There are absolutely no exceptions. If we really want something and all other attempts at getting it have failed, it is entirely appropriate to grovel shamelessly. Humans fall for it all the time. As a second tactic, we will stare intently at the object allowing long gelatinous strings of drool to leak like icicles from our mouths. This usually gets someone’s attention. Everything Else There are really only three important facial expressions we bother with:

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complete and overwhelming joy, sorrowful eyes, and nothing at all. Humans will interpret sorrowful eyes as a need to give us something to eat to make them feel less guilty. This is OK with us. Anytime that is not mealtime is potentially nap time. The best place to take a nap is in the middle of a busy room or in the corner of the couch we’re not supposed to get up on. Most humans have not figured out the warm, hairy dent in the couch was made by us.

The most relaxing position, however, is on our side, all four limbs parallel. This tends to make humans think we’re dead. The most practical way to get dry is to shake violently near a fully clothed person. A second effective way method is to wipe lengthwise on a light-colored piece of furniture or along the sliding glass doors. Personal Safety The greatest unacknowledged threat to life as we know it is squirrels. We will do whatever we can do to make sure there are none in our yards. This includes screaming maniacally, running after them though we know full well we will never catch them and/or digging escape tunnels for them to leave. We will do this forever. Recreation and Leisure Ball: There are two rules for ball. The Common Form: we will chase a ball you throw and bring it back. The Preferred Form: we will chase a ball you throw and then walk away. Car: An open car door is an invitation to get in. Once inside, our only goal is to get out unless we’re going to the dump or to the beach.

what to do TLC Women Fellowship holds Easter luncheon

The Low Country Women’s Fellowship invites you to join them on Saturday, March 30, for their first annual TLC Women’s Easter Luncheon. The purpose of this luncheon is to provide food, fun, and fellowship around the Easter holiday. Activities include creating Easter Baskets for a local Women’s shelter. The luncheon will be Saturday, March 30, 1 to 3 p.m. at Cat Island Pub & Grill, Sanctuary Golf Club, Cat Island. The cost of meal is $15. Please RSVP Tonya Phillips at 843-322-0262 or by Thursday, March 28.

Groups celebrate Farm Worker Week

Penn Center and the St. Helena Island Public Library join with the BJHSCH Farm Worker Health Program to celebrate farm workers during National Farm Worker Awareness Week from March 24-31. The community is invited to join in thanking the farm workers on Thursday, March 28 at the Leroy E. Browne Medical Center, 6315 Jonathon Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island, at 1 p.m. for a walk with the doctors. Friday, March 29 at noon there will be a community picnic at the medical center.

Fripp Audubon Club has program about whales

Right & Pilot whales are often seen in the Lowcountry—find out why! Fripp Audubon & Naturally Fripp Community Habitat invite y’all to come hear “whales’ tales” from Dr. Al Segars, SC DNR veterinarian & “ace” defender of our ACE Basin’s unique estuarine habitat. Thursday, March 28, Fripp Island’s Community Centre, 7 p.m. Free presentation & free pass at gate. “Meet‘n’-greet,” 6 p.m. Contact pete.richards@ 843-441-2153 & visit www.

Holocaust survivor to speak to Exchange Club

Alan Kupfer, a Holocaust survivor will be the featured speaker at the Exchange Club of Beaufort’s March 28, 2013 meeting. A Sun City resident for the past several years, Mr. Kupfer will share his bold escape and message of hope. The public is invited to this noon luncheon event at the Golden Corral on Robert Smalls Parkway in Beaufort. Lunch is $11.50 for non-members. For reservations or more information, please call Kate Grindle at 524-7654.

Rescue dogs on parade at Pet and Kids Fair

What: 5th Annual Pet and Kid’s Fair When: Saturday, April 6 from 10 to 2 Where: Boundary Street 1300 Block (in front of Beaufort Dog) Details: Dog Rescues, Craft Booths, Food Vendors, and Inflatables. Free. Parade of Rescues and Doggie Talent Show begin at 10 a.m. The Coast Radio Station will be live. There will also be a Vet Clinic during the 2013 Pet and Kid’s Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For an appointment, call 812-5394 or email

Plaza Stadium Theater Friday 3/29 - Thursday 4/4 The Host “PG13” Showing DAILY 1:45-4:15-7:05-9:25 Tyler Perry Temptation “PG13” Showing DAILY 1:45-4:15-7:05-9:25 The Call “R” Showing DAILY 2:00-4:00-7:00-9:00 The Croods “PG” 2D Showing DAILY 4:30-7:00 3D Showing DAILY 2:00-9:15 GI Joe Retaliation “PG13” 2D Showing DAILY 2:00-9:15 3D Showing DAILY 4:15-7:00 Visit for upcoming movies. 41 Robert Smalls Pkwy, Beaufort (843) 986-5806

Friends of Callawassie Island holds yard sale

The Friends of Callawassie Island will hold their 7th Charity Yard Sale on Saturday, April 6 (rain date April 13) from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the BeaufortJasper Water and Sewer Authority on S.C. 170 at Snake Road in Okatie. All sorts of quality items will be for sale, all generously donated by residents of Callawassie Island, and all priced to sell! Items include furniture, housewares, sporting goods, electronics, appliances, tools, TVs, luggage, fine china and crystal, lamps/lighting, holiday decorations, art, and so much more. Friends of Callawassie Island (FOCI) will grant all yard sale proceeds to needy and worthy charitable groups and community service organizations in the Lowcountry. For more information, call Cindy Levy, 843-987-3086.

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Help proclaim April as Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month in the Lowcountry at the Parkinson’s Support Group’s next meeting on Thursday, April 4, at 1 p.m. Local officials from Beaufort and Port Royal will attend to officially proclaim April as Parkinson’s Awareness Month. The meeting will be especially meaningful as the featured speaker will be Dr. Paul Mazzeo, board certified neurologist of Coastal Neurology. The support group meetings are held on the first Thursday of every month at Shell Point Baptist Church at 871 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort, SC 29906. The meetings are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Rose at 843-252-3001 or e-mail

Yacht, sailing club holds annual Jean Ribaut Cup

The Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club is sponsoring the Jean Ribaut Cup/

Beaufort Race weekend sailing regatta starting on Friday, April 5 and running through Monday, April 8. The primary event of the weekend will be the Jean Ribaut Cup on Saturday. Two races are planned for the cup, held in Port Royal Sound, and 20 boats are expected to sail in this event. There will also be PHRF racing held on Friday, Sunday and Monday; and social events at Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club on Friday and Saturday evenings. For information, please contact Roy Crocker, Event Chairman at 843-838-2453 or by e-mail at

they act and react, fly and equipment selection, spotting techniques, casting and stripping tips, where to go and how to handle boats around the fish. The clubs upcoming fly only redfish tourney will also be discussed. This no fee event, April 20-26, is open to the public and is the perfect opportunity for new fly fishers to experience a day on the water under the guidance of a club member. Sign up for the tourney at Bay St. Outfitters or contact Jack Baggette at with questions. Visit the club website at

Community health fair Beaufort Junior Shag to be held in Port Royal Club has dance party A community health fair will be held on Wednesday, April 10, from 9 a.m. – noon at Helena House in Port Royal. A variety of complimentary health screenings will be offered including blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol and PSA tests in addition to balance & fall risk assessments by Beaufort Memorial Hospital and THA Group. A complimentary breakfast buffet will be provided for all who attend. Make sure to register for the gift basket and gift card giveaways. The event is free and open to the public. Helena House is located at 1624 Paris Ave., Port Royal, SC 29935 directly across the street from the Port Royal Post Office. For more information, please call 843-982-0233 or e-mail

Happy Days for HELP is 50s theme fundraiser

When: Sat., April 6 from 6-11 p.m. Where: The SHED in Port Royal What: Theme “Happy Days for HELP” includes Silent Auction, Live Auction & Dancing, Food, Beer, Wine, Liquor, Entertainment by Chris Jones and the Blue Dots playing the sounds of the 50’s, including GG’s Gems dancing entertainment. Tickets are $40 each, two for $75. Visit www.helpofbeaufort. net/events to purchase tickets. Wear you leather jackets and poodle skirts and come for a night of fun for a great cause.

Private pesticide applicator training

The Clemson University Extension Service in Beaufort County will be having a Private Pesticide Applicator Training on Monday April 8. The training will begin at 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 102 Beaufort Industry Village Road. Re-certification credit will be for both private and commercial applicators attending this training. Commercial applicator with 7A license will receive 2.5 credits toward their category. Details: York Glover, (843) 255-6060, extension 115, or Venus Manigo, (843) 255-6060 Ext. 114 or

Sea Island Fly Fishers holds monthly meeting

The April 10 meeting of the Sea Island Fly Fishers will be 6 p.m. at Bay Street Outfitters in Beaufort. The public is invited, especially if interested in fly fishing locally. No admission fee and free refreshments are provided. Capt. Tuck Scott will present a talk on cobia fishing. Find out why they are here, how

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

CAPA holds annual 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. The month of April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and 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 socioeconomic 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. Applications are available at CAPA’s outreach center in Port Royal, or register online at www.stepupforkids.eventbrite. com. Register by April 1 to guarantee a T-shirt. For more information or to become a sponsor, call CAPA at 843.524.4350 or email capa714@

Lending Room accepts used medical equipment

The Lending Room is an all-volunteer, 501(c)(3) charitable organization that lends gently used medical equipment to individuals regardless of income, age or insurance status. It aims to connect those who need medical equipment with unwanted items that would otherwise collect dust in an attic or be discarded. Operating in Beaufort since 1961, the organization accepts and loans medical equipment in good condition such as walkers, canes, crutches, shower chairs, bedside commodes and wheelchairs. To arrange to donate or borrow items, please contact the Lending Room at (843) 524-2554. The pick-up/drop-off location is at Helena House Assisted Living at 1624 Paris Ave., Port Royal, SC 29935 directly across the street from the Port Royal Post Office.

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hair stylists

Lime Lite Salon

Kelly McClam, stylist A True Balance of Substance & Style 843-379-5463 612 Carteret Street


The Collectors Antique Mall

Jane Tarrance Furniture, Glassware, Collectibles, Multi-dealer, 5,900 sq. ft full of antiques, art Free parking! 843-524-2769 102 C Sea Island Parkway, Lady’s Island Center Beaufort, South Carolina, 29907


For All Your Insurance Needs Andy Corriveau phone: (843) 524-1717

automobile repair

For All Your Insurance Needs

Not happy with your current auto repair shop?

Amy Bowman phone: (843) 524-7531

Discount Auto Center 2506 Boundary St. 843-524-1191

Robbie Holmquist Turbeville Insurance Agency 33 Professional Village Circle Beaufort, SC 29907 843.524.4500 ext 310 843.812.7148


Christopher J. Geier


Attorney at Law, LLC Criminal Defense & Civil Litigation Located on the corner of Carteret and North Street Office: 843-986-9449 Fax: 843-986-9450

Lawn Solutions Jim Colman 843-522-9578 Design, Installation, Maintenance PEST CONTROL

Collins Pest Control

Tommy Collins 843-524-5544 Complete Termite and Pest Control Residential, Commercial, Free Estimates, Licensed and Insured

Addison Dowling Fender Fender Law Firm

Third Generation Beaufort Lawyer Practicing Family Law, Guardian ad Litem work, Personal Injury, Wills and Probate /Estate Administration 16 Kemmerlin Lane Suite B Beaufort, SC 29907, Located on Lady’s Island behind the BB&T in the Palmetto Business Park 843-379-4888 phone 843-379-4887 fax

PEt grooming

Furbulas Dog Grooming and Pet Sitting

Brittany Riedmayer 843-476-2989 • 843-522-3047 • Member of National Dog Groomers Association of America. • Change your dog from Fabulous to Furbulas with a personal touch.


Merry Maids

Bob Cunningham 522-2777 829 Parris Is Gateway Beaufort, SC

Speedy Clean

Residential & Commercial Services • Licensed, bonded and insured • Locally owned and operated • Deep cleaning, housekeeping and janitorial service • No job too big or too small • Powerwash and softwash Renee Riel (843) 597-6492

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

Island Podiatry

Dr. Jill C. Blau 3 Celadon Drive, Suite A Beaufort, SC, 29907 843-379-9913 Two convenient locations, Beaufort & Bluffton


Lohr Plumbing, Inc.

Brett Doran Serving the Lowcountry for over 20 years. Service, New Construction, and Remodeling. (843) 522-8600

property management

Palmetto Shores

property managment

Lura Holman McIntosh, BIC Telephone: 843-525-1677 Website: PROPERTY MANAGEME Email: marshview@palmettoshores. com


LURA HOLMANDA McINTOSH OFF Roofing Co. Broker-In-ChargeDonnie Daughtry, Owner FAX CallE-Mail: us for ALL of your roofing needs. New Construction, Residential and Commercial, Shingles, Metal, Hot Tar & Hydrostop.

All repairs and new additions. FREE ESTIMATES 524-1325

tree service

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


that’s a wrap!

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.


843-524-5455 We’re now providing a new level of patient comfort.



Chandler Trask Construction

Randy Royal, MD- OBGYN and Pelvic Surgery

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Our Doctors Improving the health of the communities we serve Since we opened our doors in 1944,

Beaufort Memorial Hospital has been fortunate to have a team of

all-star physicians. From our first four general practitioners to today’s staff of over 160 medical and surgical specialists – all board-certified in their field of practice – we have been able to offer the highest level of quality care for the residents of the Lowcountry for almost 70 years. This Saturday marks the observance of Doctors’ Day, a tradition started March 30, 1933 in Winder, Georgia by the Barrow County Auxiliary to recognize doctors for their dedication to saving lives. On March 30, 1958, a resolution commemorating Doctors’ Day was adopted by the United States House of Representatives and in 1990, National Doctors’ Day was officially established by Congress.

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