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NOVEMBER 29 - december 5, 2012

Usher in the holidays with the Festival of Trees


jubilee celebration Thousands of volunteer hours, starting more than 10 months ago, have produced the 25th annual Festival of Trees, to be held next week at the Charles Lind Brown Activity Center, 1001 Hamar St. Scores of volunteers have solicited tree sponsors, made gourmet treats and donated gifts, trimmed trees and performed hundreds of tasks to ensure the success of this glittering

event. Trees are decorated in a myriad of styles, ranging from whimsical to traditional, scent-sational to patriotic. The Festival’s Opening Night Gala is Monday, Dec. 3 from 6 – 9 p.m. The kick-off event is the Jingle Jog (5K run, 1 Mile walk/run) Saturday, Dec. 1, at 8:30 a.m. at the Port Royal Farmers Market. For more information, contact Sharon Dwyer at 843-271-1595.


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festival of trees activities • Saturday, December 1: Jingle Jog Race, 8:30 am, Port Royal Farmer’s Market, Heritage Park. Call Rachel at 843-2634699 to register. • Monday, December 3: Opening Night Gala, 6 to 9 p.m. (Preview for Silent Auction is at 5:30 p.m.) Tickets available at Friends of Caroline Hospice, 1110 13th Street, Port Royal, or by calling the office at 843- 525-6257 or by visiting

• Tuesday, December 4 — Friday, December 7: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., offering daily lunches, gourmet and gift shop and military discounts. • Saturday, December 8, Closing Day: 8 a.m. Yoga Under the Trees; 10 a.m. Whale Branch Middle Hand Bell Choir; 12 p.m. Beaufort Harbormasters; and 2 p.m., Aunt Pearlie Sue. And the last chance to purchase your thematic holiday tree

A Water Festival-themed tree is seen at last year’s Festival of Trees, a weeklong fundraiser to benefit FRIENDS of Caroline Hospice.

Officers’ Spouses Club hosts 43rd Senior Citizens Tea For more than 40 years, the Senior Citizens Tea has been held during the holidays to honor the Lowcountry’s seniors and members of the U.S. military’s greatest generation. The tea, hosted by the Officers’ Spouses Club at the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, is a special way of thanking the community for their longstanding support for the Beaufort South Carolina Military Tri-Command.

In a unique tradition, area seniors are transported from nursing homes, assisted living centers and private residences to the Officer’s Club at the air station. There, they are escorted by uniformed active duty Marine Corps and Naval Officers and served a traditional tea by the spouses of the officers. The festive afternoon includes food, refreshments, entertainment and raffle prize giveaways.

This year’s 43rd Senior Citizens Tea will be Sunday, Dec. 2, from 1 to 3 p.m. To make the tea a success, the Officers’ Spouses Club is accepting donations. A $30 “Sponsor a Senior” donation supports one individual; all donations over $30 include a listing in the donors section of the event program. For more information about the tea or where to donate, call 843-305-2701 or email

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news news briefs Special election will fill County Council seat

As a result of County Council Chairman Weston Newton’s pending resignation, a special election will be held to fill the Beaufort County Council District 9 seat. This is a partisan office. Candidates seeking party nomination must file with their respective political party. Candidates must submit at the same time, and to the same filing officer, a Statement of Intention of Candidacy, a copy of the Statement of Economic Interest Form, and the filing fee of 207 dollars. Filing opens on Friday, November 30, 2012 at noon and closes on December 10, 2012 at noon. Party primaries will be held on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, as needed. Candidates who wish to be placed on the ballot via petition must submit a petition and a copy of the Statement of Economic Interest Form to the Beaufort County Board of Elections and Registration no later than Friday, January 18, 2013, at noon. A successful petition must have the valid signatures of no less than five percent of the number of voters registered in the County Council District 9. The special election to fill the remainder of the Beaufort County Council District 9 unexpired term will be held on Tuesday, March 19, 2013.

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Islands of Beaufort has annual charity auction

Residents of the Islands of Beaufort held their annual charity auction to raise money for local charities in anticipation of the holiday season. More than $1,700 was raised and evenly divided in donations to CODA and HELP of Beaufort. The auction was hosted by Catherine and David Stewart of the Islands of Beaufort, and was well attended by residents who bid on items as varied as a two-night stay at the Beaufort Holiday Inn and lessons in conversational French. “Residents of our community are pleased to support our local charities, and many of our neighbors also volunteer throughout the year to lend a helping hand to our local benevolent organizations.” stated Catherine Stewart, hostess of the event, and a member of the Board of Trustees of CODA. For more information please contact Joan Byrnes on 843-379-3215


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Signs of a virus infection By Jerod Collins

Viruses and spyware: A computer owner’s worst nightmare. Viruses and spyware are the some of the worst hassles to deal with when it comes to using a computer. They cost companies and individuals a fortune every year in cleanup cost. They can affect a computer in many different ways, ranging from slowing you down, giving false error messages to scare you into sending the virus creator money to remove it, and even stealing your personal information. You might be infected and not even know it. Here are some signs to look for if you think you are infected. 1. Your computer’s performance degrades: If you see that you are running slower than you have been a few days prior, that is usually a good sign that you are infected. Malicious applications usually drain your computer’s resources and can cause you to lose performance. 2. Takes forever to startup: If you notice that your computer starts up very slowly out of the blue with no


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modifications on your part, it can mean that a virus has infected your system and is starting up when your computer is as well. This makes the startup process take much longer than it would normally. 3. Toolbars and tray icons out of nowhere: If you ever see a new toolbar that you don’t remember installing when you are browsing the Internet (usually with a strange name like Funmoods, Facemoods, Babylon or Mywebsearch ... especially Mywebsearch) this usually means that you are infected. These toolbars are usually easy to remove by going to add

or remove programs and uninstalling them. The biggest danger of these toolbars is that they can track your personal information, or they can give you bogus search results that can lead you to virus laden websites. 4. YOUR COMPUTER IS INFECTED!! If you ever see a message randomly pop up on your computer from a random antivirus that you did not install, this is a big sign that you are infected. This is called Scareware and it is designed to “scare” the computer user and make them believe that they are infected, then get you to send in money to remove it. This is a scam! Never send in any money to suspicious sources. I have actually seen a popup with the FBI logo telling the user to send in money to pay for a violation of federal law. Sad to say that they succeeded and the user

sent in the money. There are many other signs to look for if your computer is infected. These include: Your browser keeps crashing; you get a new home page; you can’t access Task Manager; and your CPU usage is 100% at all times. Viruses and spyware creators are becoming more and more clever every day, finding new ways to scam unsuspecting users out of their money through bogus warnings. The best advice I can give you is this: Be sure to have an antivirus program installed. This will stop many of the computer crippling infections that are out there today. Kaspersky, Trend Micro, Webroot, Norton, all of them do a great job of protecting you online. And remember, if you see something unusual, be cautious. Happy Browsing!

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Merry Maids provides charitable donation Merry Maids of Beaufort is proud to announce an opportunity for the community to easily give back to area children. If you “Like” the Merry Maids of Beaufort Facebook page between now and December 15, Merry Maids will donate $1 (up to $500) to the Child Abuse Prevention Association (CAPA) of Beaufort. CAPA of Beaufort is dedicated to breaking the cycle of child abuse by educating parents, children and their caregivers and providing skills,

knowledge and values. The Merry Maids of Beaufort Facebook page can be found at www. “We’re proud to do our part to help CAPA achieve their mission,” said Merry Maids of Beaufort Owner Bob Cunningham. “It feels good to get the community involved, especially during the holiday season.” For more information about CAPA of Beaufort, visit their Facebook page at

beaufort business alliance announces new leadership The Beaufort Business Alliance, a division of BNI (Business Networking International), announces the appointment of a new Chapter President, George Holden of Terminix Service Beaufort. The Leadership Team consists of Vice President Joel Iacopelli of Capstone Financial and Secretary/Treasurer Derek Clement, owner of Kellasuna Advertising. BNI is the world largest word of mouth networking referral group and the Beaufort Business Alliance Chapter

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During the holidays and throughout winter, the use of fireplaces, candles, furnaces and decorative lights goes up. So does the risk of a home fire, says Lorraine Carli, vice president of communications for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Residential fires during the winter are responsible for more than 900 deaths and 3,800 injuries each year, according to the U.S. Fire Administration. Keep safe with these precautions: 1. Only burn seasoned hardwood in your fireplace. Never toss trash, gift wrap or branches from your old Christmas tree into the flames. 2. Extinguish candles if you’re feeling drowsy. According to the NFPA, 36 percent of residential candle fires start in the bedroom. Blow out candles before you fall asleep to prevent curtains or bedding from catching on fire. 3. Keep your Christmas tree watered. Water it daily to prevent it from drying out and becoming a fire hazard. When needles begin to fall off or break rather than bend, it’s time to dispose of the tree. 4. Check electric cords for damage. Frayed cords and exposed wires are a major fire hazard, especially when they

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Choose your Medicare plan carefully By Jeffrey White

Medicare/Medicare Advantage plans are open to change enrollment now through December 7. As a result, you have probably seen advertisements for many Medicare Advantage plans. There are several options in our market area if you decide an Advantage plan is right for you. But don’t assume because it’s an AARP-endorsed company, that it’s the best possible choice for you. What you need to know is which providers belong to the plan’s network. A doctor or hospital “in network” is one that negotiates a formal contract and provisions for reimbursement. This is important because, if you receive services from a doctor or hospital out-of-YOURnetwork, you may find yourself with less coverage and paying much more out-ofpocket than you bargained for! Medicare Advantage plans are not supplemental plans, they actually replace traditional Medicare. Sometimes called “Part C” or “MA Plans,” a Medicare Advantage Plan is another health plan choice you may have as part of Medicare.

They are offered by private insurance companies and provide all of your Part A (hospital insurance) and Part B (medical insurance) coverage. Medicare Advantage Plans pay for all of the services that Medicare covers, including emergency and urgent care. These plans are NOT supplemental coverage, but they may offer extra benefits, such as vision, hearing, dental and/or health and wellness programs. Most include Medicare prescription drug coverage (Part D). Although participating insurance companies must follow rules set by Medicare, each Medicare Advantage Plan can charge different out-of-pocket costs and have different rules for how you get services. For instance, you may need a referral to see a specialist or you may be required to go only to doctors or facilities that belong to the plan for non-emergency or non-urgent care. Or you may be required to obtain prior approval for certain procedures to avoid higher costs. If you are treated by a doctor or hospital that doesn’t belong to the plan, your services may not be covered or your costs could be higher.

Since not all Medicare Advantage Plans work the same way, it’s important to find out the rules and costs of a plan — and if your doctors and hospital are in the plan’s network of providers — before you sign up. In most cases, you’re enrolled in a plan for a year and cannot change plans until the next open enrollment, which could be up to one year later. Insurance companies offering Medicare products may say you are free to choose any doctor or hospital, but some fail to let you know that you may pay more for medical care by providers (doctors and hospitals) not in their network. If you are already in a plan and do not select a different insurance company, you will be automatically re-enrolled in your current plan. Be aware, the plan’s rules and participants can change each year, so you’ll need to confirm your health care providers are still part of the insurance company’s network. Beaufort Memorial Hospital participates in five Medicare Advantage Plans. They are: • Medicare-Ambassador PPO (MCR Advantage plan under America’s 1st

Choice) • Medicare-Blue (MCR Advantage PPO plan) • Medicare-Humana Choice PPO (MCR Advantage PPO plans) • Medicare-Humana Gold Choice PFFS (MCR Advantage plan) • Medicare-Patriot PFFS (MCR Advantage plan under America’s 1st Choice) To find out more about plans available in the area, go to and enter your zip code. If you want more information about Beaufort Memorial’s participation in a specific Medicare Advantage Plan, visit or call Robin Poehnert at 522-5794. Remember, you only have until December 7 to choose a different Medicare Advantage plan, or you may choose to switch back to traditional Medicare. Whichever you choose, make sure you know what you are getting before you sign up and that you understand the implications and requirements of joining a particular Medicare Advantage plan. Jeffrey White is Senior VP and CFO at Beaufort Memorial Hospital.

Red Cross Needs Your Help with Superstorm Sandy: donate blood at blood drive During Hurricane Sandy, the American Red Cross had to cancel more than 370 blood drives resulting in a shortfall of more than 12,500 units of blood and platelets. So this December, give the gift of life and help replace the critical need of blood in the NY/NJ area. The Carteret Street United Methodist Church-sponsored American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held on Thursday, Dec. 6, in the Fellowship Hall from noon until 6 p.m. To make an appointment, call 1-866-611-7137 or log onto For questions, call Merle Hoagland 522-2073 or e-mail



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Walking the walk, while trying not to trip By Martha O’Regan

“What do I do when...?” This seems to be the most common question I receive from clients who have decided to try a different approach to their health and wellbeing. They are interested in the energetic version of common everyday experiences such as a disagreement with a partner, a sudden financial crunch, or the drama of a middle school daughter. Even as we learn how to live in harmony in difficult situations, strive to do the right thing and live spiritually and healthfully, we still have to raise our children, maintain our homes, pay our taxes, go to the grocery store, try to get 6-8 hours of sleep. Oh, and find a little fun in there. So, how do we move through a 24-hour period with the inner peace, courage, and divine guidance that we all strive to achieve without having a nervous breakdown or a headache in the process? It’s called self awareness and we all have access to it when we choose. If you are one of those folks who feels like you are wearing a bullet proof vest all day, feeling squeezed while dodging all the stuff coming your way, then consider a new approach. Likely you are experiencing anxiety, sleeplessness, pain, digestive distress, etc., because your body is in “survival” mode, even when you try to relax. Over time, your body will exhaust one or more systems resulting in disease. Choosing a new approach is the first step as you begin the practice of tuning in, breathing, or shifting thoughts. It is a constant practice because as humans being, we are in constant motion. Becoming

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aware and giving ourselves permission to trust the inner voice or conscience that we are all equipped with, allows us the ability to notice when it’s time to slow down, take a deep breath, or shift a thought. It also helps to realize that every experience is there for us to learn as we evolve. As we are bombarded daily with experiences that attempt to undermine our good intentions of living with integrity, be aware of the ego mind taking over, defending, or getting in the last word. Have you noticed, this can create more upset and regret? By taking that extra moment to observe the situation rather than reacting, you can breathe, and “feel” the best response. This will often diffuse the situation enough to gain clarity and composure, allowing a more positive outcome. No matter where you are in your spiritual journey, there is always something new to learn. Love yourself throughout this obstacle course called life, but most importantly, have fun with it. It’s only life and you get to choose how to exist in it, so Live Well ... Have Fun!

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A suspicious mammogram can make any woman anxious, but Jess Laboy was terrified. She ’d already endured the loss of two family members to breast cancer. Unnerved at the prospect of waiting days for ultrasound results, she chose Beaufort Memorial and got results the very same day. Jess was grateful for every second free of worrying and waiting, and for more time to celebrate with her family.

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


Louis Bruce studio opening

rare chance to see the beautiful works of local landscape artist Louis Bruce in his studio (which he single-handedly reclaimed from the dilapidated second floor of the historic Saltus Building on Bay Street) happened last weekend. Louis showed new works from the month he spent painting in the countryside of southern France in October, along with sublime new ocean surf paintings. Here are some photos for you of the many art lovers who attended.

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Local has close encounter with ‘Spiderman’ star on Bay Street Deanna Bowdish, Beaufort artist and owner of The Gallery, could not have been more surprised this past Thanksgiving weekend when, while talking to a friend and leaving her store, she accidentally crashed into a passerby and ended up in his arms. “I turned my head and was literally kissing distance from the face of Toby McGuire, one of the biggest movie stars in the world!” said Deanna, “But all I could do was stare at him open-mouthed with my jaw dropped.” She added, “He was very nice about it and just smiled and wished me a Happy Thanksgiving and continued on his way down Bay Street.” Deanna’s was just one of many spottings around town of the movie star. McGuire was in town visiting famed movie producer Joel Silver who owns Auldbrass Plantation nearby. The “Spiderman” star was reportedly staying at The Rhett House Inn, which has hosted many movie stars in the past such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Affleck, Tom Hanks, and Sandra Bullock, to name just a few. Go to to see the full listing of stars and the rooms at the inn where they have stayed.

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Spanish Moss Trail success celebrated at official opening

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Calling it one of the most important things to happen to Beaufort in his lifetime, Mayor Billy Keyserling helped inaugurate and congratulate all the people involved in completing the first section of the remarkable Spanish Moss Bike/Walk Trail in the newly refurbished Depot building on Depot Road. Jim Kennedy, who provided the crucial starting funds for the trail from the James M Cox Foundation, described an inspiring vision of Beaufort being one day connected to Charleston and other cities via a network of bike trails like the ones he’s been an important part of creating for the city of Atlanta. Big thanks go to Jim from all of us in Beaufort for his crucial and transformative role in making Beaufort County a better, more “people friendly” place to live and to enjoy our beautiful environment for generations to come.

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Jim Kennedy speaks before a crowd Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the newly refurbished Depot building, marking the completion of the first section of the Spanish Moss Bike/Walk Trail.

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native of Clinton, S.C., Nancy Sadler didn’t know it at the time, but a chance summer job working at her local YMCA as a teenager was the start of a life-long career for her — defending the best interests of children. After graduating from the University of South Carolina with a major in Sociology and a minor in Psychology, she starting working for the Department of Social Services (DSS) as a social worker investigating child abuse and neglect cases. As part of that job, she would have to go to court and testify on behalf of abused or neglected children which became a very frustrating experience for her as she observed legal maneuverings that did not result in the best interest of the children. Says Nancy, “I had a sexual abuse case which resulted in a father being arrested for repeatedly abusing his child. I attended one of the initial hearings and watched a lawyer cross examining a distraught 11-year-old about the abuse. It was very difficult to watch and I just figured if I were a lawyer rather than a social worker, I could be of more help. My mother was aware of that, so when I went home for Thanksgiving in my fourth year of DSS employment, she had an application for the LSAT (law school entrance exam) on the dining room table.” Nancy was glad she listened to her mother. After getting her law degree from USC, she was able to fulfill her desire to better help children. Nancy said,“I worked as a prosecutor in child abuse and neglect cases presenting the cases for DSS and helping social workers get their cases ready for court. I also worked for many years as a volunteer Guardian ad Litem in child abuse and neglect cases. A guardian ad litem attempts to protect the best interests of the child in court proceedings and one is appointed by the Family Court in child abuse and neglect proceedings. I have also worked for pay as a private guardian in child custody matters and continue to do that now. I generally have one or two cases in which I participate for free that involve child custody or child related matters.” Nancy found that her background in social work gave her a deeper and better perspective in pursuing the best legal outcomes for the child. She said, “During my years as a social worker, I was able to be a part of the worlds of many kinds of people from all walks of life — those who were raised by abusive parents, those raised in abject poverty, those raised in families with problems of mental illness


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griffith, sadler, and sharp Nancy Sadler and her firm are located at 600 Monson Street, Beaufort, S.C. Call 843-521-4242. and emotional distress, and those who were addicted to alcohol and drugs. It is difficult to understand the situations of families different from your own if you have never been involved in their lives. The complexity of these problems is more clear if you have actually spent a day in the life of their families.” Nancy’s expertise as a lawyer and pragmatic approach to legal solutions was quickly recognized by her peers. She was elected the first woman President of the Beaufort County Bar Association and was invited to join the Charleston Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, which at the time had very few women members. She was later invited to be a fellow in the prestigious Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honorary society that recognizes both accomplishment in litigation and superior ethical reputation. In 2004, Former Governor Mark Sanford appointed Nancy as a Beaufort County Magistrate, where she’s brought her informed, balanced approach to legal issues to the judge’s bench. Nancy originally moved to Beaufort because her then-future husband, Mac Mitchell, lived here. She met Mac at a wedding in Beaufort while in college and fell in love. They’ve been married for 31 years. Mac is a partner in his family’s successful construction business — Mitchell Brothers Inc. Nancy credits Mac’s long standing support as a major factor in her career. Says Nancy with a laugh, “He put

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up with me and let me pursue what I needed to pursue without complaint. He has always supported me at home and in my work. He simply makes my life better.” She also says he was a great father to their three children — Julia, 30, Evelyn, 28, and Charlie, 26. One of her daughters followed in her mother’s legal footsteps and is a public defender in Greenville. Nancy said, “My first job as a lawyer was public defending in Beaufort County. That position gave me a world of trial experience that has been valuable over the course of my career, so I am particularly please that Evelyn is doing the same thing.” In 1992, Nancy got together with fellow lawyer Mitchell Griffith and founded their firm. “Mitch and I went to law school together and were friends,” Nancy explained. “We were like-minded about what kind of firm we wanted. We wanted to focus on providing good service at a reasonable price and it paid off for us. I think we hired Mary Sharp within a year or two of starting because we had enough work for a third lawyer and it went on from there. Worth Liipfert was next, then Michael Freeman, Kelly Dennis, Dean Marshall Waldron and Matthew Cavender. None of us actually specialize, but we are trial lawyers who do mostly defense work. We are usually hired when someone has been sued to defend the lawsuit that someone has filed against them. That someone may be an individual, a company or a government entity. We occasionally bring lawsuits on behalf of people. Several of us are certified mediators for civil court cases and I am certified for both civil cases and domestic relations cases. Some of us do domestic relations work and we do some appellate work. So we are a ‘general practice’ but the majority of what we do is trial work on the defense side.” Nancy continues, “From personal injury and workers’ compensation defense to commercial litigation for businesses, we have the depth and diversity to provide large firm performance, at a small firm cost. Our law firm is committed to doing quality work for our clients in an efficient manner, avoiding unnecessary delay and costs for our clients. Most people who have legal troubles are distraught anyway and we want to resolve their dilemmas as quickly and cost effectively as possible while doing an exemplary job for them. The lawyers and staff in my office are exceptional, each performing responsibilities well. We are really proud of the work we do and the quality that we give our clients.”

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The performers: I’m not familiar with three singers — Giuseppe Filianoti (Tito), Lucy Crow (Servilia) and Oren Gradus (Publio), but I can speak with enthusiasm about the three female singers who round out the cast. Two of them, Elina Garanca (of “Carmen” fame) and Kate Lindsey, are young mezzo-sopranos who will sing ‘trouser roles’ as Sesto and Annio. Words can’t match what you’ll see and hear, so just Google “Garanca-MozartLa Clemenza” and you’ll know why. As for Kate Lindsey, the Washington Post wrote that “she has a voice that is rich and rarified, a dark-colored ribbon of sound.” And the one soprano who will be acting like a “lady” will be Met favorite Barbara Frittoli, vocally gifted to deliver a wide range of emotionally-challenged moments as Vitellia. “Mozart should have written Faust.” Charles Gounod, Composer of Faust Tickets: Adults $20; OLLI members $16; Students under 18, $10. All seats are assigned and the box office opens at USCB Center for the Arts one hour prior to the 12:55 p.m. curtain time, or call 521-4145.


Photo Club of Beaufort dazzles with ‘White’ “White” Is it a color? The dictionary describes white as the color of light containing all of the wavelengths of the visible spectrum without absorption. For painters, since white cannot be created from other colors, most consider it the absence of color. Already we have a difference of opinion. White was also the first color used by pre-historic artists. Their drawings were created from chalk made from calcite and lime. Each year the Photography Club of Beaufort assigns members a year-long photo project. This year, in honor of those first artists, the subject chosen was WHITE. Members spent the past 11

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lace. The possibilities were endless. Images were projected at the November meeting of the club and 40 images were chosen to be exhibited at the club’s annual December exhibit at the Beaufort Branch Library. Framed photos will be on display and offered for sale in the library’s second floor gallery from Dec. 7, 2012, to January 16, 2013. The public is invited to the free opening reception during the Night on the Town, Friday, Dec. 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibit is open during library hours: Monday and Wednesday, 10 to 5; Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 1 to 5 p.m.; closed weekends.

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Beaufort Art Association presents annual holiday show Ah, Christmas! That one word conjures up so many different things for different people: Celebration of the birth of Christ, old-fashioned songs, images of horses jingling away in the show, presents under the tree, etc. Yet all of the above have one thing in common and that is, of course, tradition. This is indeed the time of year when we hum the familiar songs, enjoy the glitter and shine of the stores and the streets, buy presents for family members and loved ones, and in doing all of those, we happily give in to the good feelings of tradition, the warmth and love of the season — something we all need and want.

One tradition the Beaufort Art Association is proud to present again this year is an all-member Holiday Show that will run from Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 to Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at the BAA Gallery, 913 Bay St. This exhibit will include work by well-known local artists whose work is otherwise not regularly available through the gallery.

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A focus on students, teachers and educational events in northern Beaufort County school notes BEAUFORT ACADEMY • Thursday, Nov. 29: Digital Awareness Week continues. • Thursday, Nov. 29: Parents Academy #2! This free, community event, will be focused on Internet Safety for Children. The presentation will be by Sgt. Mike Jennings from the Beaufort County Sheriff ’s Office from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on the BA campus. Childcare will be provided. RSVP to MJ Simmons at 843-524-3393 or via email at mjsimmons@ • Monday, Dec. 3: All-School Coat Drive begins (in cooperation with Furniture Warehouse’s 22nd Annual Coat Drive). Ends December 18. • Monday, Dec. 3: Presentation for 5th and 6th grade girls by Dr. Eve Ashby. lady’s island middle school • Please tune to 1630 AM on your radio station while dropping off or picking up you students. Our radio range is approximately 1 mile radius. • SIC and PTO will not have a meeting in December. • Thursday, Nov. 29: 5 p.m. LIMS Basketball vs Riverview. • Friday, Nov. 30: Movie Night. Call guidance for more information at 322-3140. • Tuesday, Dec. 4: LIMS Basketball vs Whale Branch Middle School at 5 p.m. • Tuesday, Dec. 4: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group will meet at Beaufort Elementary at 6 p.m. Childcare provided. For More Information, call Ashley Hutchison at 521-2399. • Thursday, Dec. 6: LIMS Basketball at H.E. McCracken Middle at 5 p.m. • Friday, Dec. 7: Progress Reports go home. riverview charter school • Thursday, Nov. 29: Basketball at Lady’s Island Middle

During the 17th annual Second Grade Thanksgiving Play, students Brycen Ambrose, Ansh Patel, Jack McDougall, and Sophia Martin deliver their lines at BA. School. Girls 5 p.m., Boys at 5:45 p.m. • Friday, Nov. 30: No school, Parent Conferences • Friday, Nov. 30: Board nominations due. • Monday, Dec. 3: Basketball at Beaufort Academy, Girls at 4 p.m., Boys at 4:45 p.m. • Tuesday, Dec. 4: 6:30 p.m., Third Grade Play • Thursday, Dec. 6: Chick-fil-A Spirit Night. school district

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Beaufort Academy PreK students Liam Gibbons, Aahana Patel and Sellers Lynn are ready for their Thanksgiving play to begin. area schools in Georgia and South Carolina. “By any measure, education serves as a critical factor in determining future success,” Parker said. “This donation is an important way for Parker’s to make a meaningful investment in the future of Beaufort County.”

Board approves 2013-14 calendar

The Beaufort County Board of Education today approved a district-wide calendar for the 2013-14 school year that begins on August 12, 2013, and ends June 5, 2014. The August 12-June 5 calendar was one of two options considered by the Board, the other being a calendar that ended on May 29 but featured shorter holiday breaks. Parents and educators who participated in a pair of surveys in recent days favored by 4-1 margins the calendar with the later closing date that included longer holiday breaks. The board-approved calendar includes a five-day Thanksgiving holiday and two weeks off in December.

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High school ‘boo-boos’ By Grace Stewart

Beaufort Elementary School Montessori students build garden On Saturday, November 17, parents, teachers and students of the Beaufort Elementary School Montessori program came together to help build a new teaching garden outside their classrooms.

Beaufort Academy athletics boasts many star players including all-state swimmers, football players, all-region basketball players and state placing cheerleaders. However, many sports are being stripped of their prized players due to injuries that consume the entirety of the athlete’s season. Two seniors at Beaufort Academy were taken out of two different sports this year (so far), Megan Debardelaben (varsity girls basketball) and Charlie Humphries (varsity football). I spoke with Megan about the situation she is in and how life changed after she found out that she tore her ACL (knee ligament). After coming to the realization that she would be out for the season, Megan was shocked and nearly cried. After all, she has been playing basketball for five years. She knew that having an injury in your senior year of high school definitely affects the chances of playing a certain sport in college. Not only does that injury have a negative effect on future college years, but it is also very costly. Results show that 13% of female basketball players will tear their ACL and 70% of those athletes will require surgery to repair that torn ligament. The average cost of surgery for an ACL is $2,400; add that to the emotional cost of loss of school days, sitting on the sideline, and not being able to participate in sports for about six months; it can feel very disappointing. Charlie Humphries was also taken out of the football season by a shattered collar bone that required surgery to insert metal plates. Not only was he robbed from his favorite sport that he had been playing for his entire high school career, but the cost of recovery surgery is much more than that

of a torn ACL. Both Charlie and Megan continued and will continue supporting their team with attendance at practices as well as games, showing true athletic devotion. Now I pose the question, should the school limit Grace Stewart the sports offered due to costly injuries? Many students today rely heavily on their athletic abilities rather than their academic successes to help them get into college. If they are deprived of sport’s participation then they are left with nothing if academics are average. These circumstances have led me to dive deeper into the school’s responsibility to its athletes. If schools were to look further into the incidences of particular sports injuries, then better insurance can be offered too help offset expense should the player be injured during participation. Injury prevention guidelines and better equipment are constantly being updated to help prevent seasonending injuries. The trauma suffered by high school competitors could be reduced by a requirement of certain updated padding, clothing, or even supportive braces. Better conditioning and education of athletes can also help reduce injuries. It is not my position to limit high school athletics because of injuries, however I do believe that the responsibility lies with the athlete as well as the school to avoid injuries by better education, adequate training and innovations in protective equipment. For now, the game must go on; good luck to all athletes in Beaufort, and remember to be safe, because this article could potentially pertain to you.

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 Delicious Crabs Only $10.00 a Dozen! Sea Eagle Market Fresh Seafood - Catering Available 2242 Boundary St., Beaufort SC 843-521-5090

community holiday events extravaganza supports habitat for humanity Holiday Extravaganza to support Habitat for Humanity will be Friday, November 30, from 4-7 p.m. with the Newcastle Square Merchants in Beaufort. Live broadcast by 94.5 The Coast, and a $5 donation to Habitat for Humanity for an organic wine tasting presented by Ben Arnold at Herban Marketplace. For more information, call Herban Marketplace at 379-5550. able foundation christmas ornaments for sale ABLE Foundation, the Disabilities Foundation for Beaufort County, wants to remind everyone that their annual ornament can be found in stores now. The 2012 ornament features a Heron and is the fourth in a commemorative series depicting favorite Lowcountry scenes. The ornament, which can also be used as a medallion, was created locally and was commissioned from Buf ’s in Beaufort. All proceeds go to support Camp Treasure Chest, a summer camp put on by the ABLE Foundation for children with special needs. Ornaments are available at: • Smiles by Wyles Dentistry, 134 Lady’s Island Drive, Lady’s Island • Budget Print, 510 Carteret Street • Sea Eagle Market, 2242 Boundary Street • Green Herring Gallery, 1001 Bay Street • Harbor Island Beach and Raquet Club, Harbor Island • New Image Salon, 1615 Paris Ave., Port Royal • Offices of Disabilities and Special Needs Dept, 100 Clear Water Way, Beaufort.

toys for tots Merry Maids is a drop off center for the Toys for Tots Program at 829 Parris Island Gateway. Drop off a new, unopened toy between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday to Friday. musical theater: gullah kinfolk christmas wish The full-stage, original musical, Gullah Kinfolk Christmas Wish, is intended for people of all ages and races who want to catch the holiday spirit and will be presented Friday, December 7 at 7 p.m. at the University of South Carolina Beaufort’s Center For the Arts. The production stars Aunt Pearlie Sue, nationally acclaimed storyteller, and her Gullah Kinfolk, a professional singing cast of 20 members, who bring history alive on stage. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Admission is $10 for those aged 7 to 17. For more information, contact the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce at 843-986-1102 or annual night on the town and light up the night Main Street Beaufort, USA proudly presents the 27th Annual A Night on the Town. This opening of the Christmas and holiday shopping season takes place on Friday evening, Dec. 7, beginning at 6 p.m., and ending at about 9 p.m. A long standing tradition of the community, A Night on the Town is a mix of traditional and the contemporary. Shops will stay

open late. The evening also includes the city of Beaufort’s Tree Lighting Ceremony, entertainment by the Parris Island Marine Corps Band and a visit from Santa. Join Main Street Beaufort, USA and the Beaufort Sail and Power Squadron Saturday, Dec. 8, at 5:30 p.m. for the Light Up the Night boat parade on the Beaufort River. Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park provides the best view of the parade. The traditional Beaufort Christmas Parade will be Sunday, Dec. 9, at 3 p.m. through the streets of downtown Beaufort. For more information, contact 843-5256644 or email a not so silent night christmas at the shed Because storytelling is a gift, on Thursday, December 6, the Uncalled For Trio will be back in Port Royal with their 2012 “A Not So Silent Night Christmas” storytelling tour. Storytellers Bill Lepp, Kim Weitkamp, and Andy Irwin will share new stories and songs, and all the ho-ho-ho hilarity you can stand. All is chuckles, all is bright, and all the tickets are at the door only: $8 for adults and $4 for student (to 21) and children. 7:30 p.m at The Shed on Paris Avenue in Old Village Port Royal. Sponsored by the Town of Port Royal and produced by ARTworks, artworks presents a christmas cabaret Snap your fingers, sing along and reminisce on Friday, December 7 in Beaufort Town Center.

Jingle bells~ it’s a cabaret of your favorite Christmas Classics, as well as seasonal gems from Gospel, Blues, Jazz, Broadway and Country too! On Friday, December 7 at 8 p.m., enjoy all these wintertime favorites, sung by three excellent soloists, with some really cool, sweet harmonies. There will be an audience sing along, as well as trivia. Holiday singers include: Terry Herron, Jenny Zmarzly, Priscilla Williams and Eric Jones, well known throughout the Lowcountry as the premier jazz pianist. Tickets are $17 per person, $12 for students, $7 for children and $12 for groups of 10 or more: 843-379-2787 or at the door. lowcountry chorale presents winter concert Stop by St. John’s Lutheran Church on Lady’s Island any autumn or spring Tuesday evening and you will quickly come to appreciate the lyrical offerings of the Lowcountry Chorale. One has to listen for only a short time to gain an appreciation for the musicianship displayed. In 2007, St. John’s Lutheran Church opened its doors to the chorale and became its adopted location for rehearsals and performances. On Friday, November 30 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, December 1 at 3 p.m., the chorale will present a program of seasonal selections in a concert called, “Songs For Long Winter Nights.” Tickets for the performances at St. John’s Lutheran Church are $10 for adults, $7 for children under 12 and may be obtained by calling 522-9948 or may be purchased at the door.

Enjoy the Holiday Season in Downtown Beaufort! Beauforts Holiday Dazzle

Light Up the Night Boat Parade

Downtown Beaufort’s Merchants will Dazzle you! Beaufort may very well be a Christmas wonderland this upcoming holiday shopping season. You are invited to stroll through downtown every Tuesday and enjoy Beaufort’s historic buildings in holiday dress, witness some Holiday Dazzle and vote for your favorite festive storefront or window display. Window decorating contest, scavenger hunt, Prizes, Santa Claus, Toys For Tots and much more!

Join Beaufort Sail and Power Squadron and Main Street Beaufort, USA for a magical display of decorated boats ambling up the Beaufort River in the Light Up the Night Boat Parade at the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park. Bring the family to watch the enchanted display of decorated boats.

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Christmas Parade Dec.9, 3:00 PM

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Stroll the streets and stores and discover a surprise around every corner and a number of things that will entertain, delight and get you in the holiday spirit! The evening includes the City of Beaufort’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, entertainment by the Parris Island Marine Corps Band, choral and dance performances and a visit from Santa!

Enjoy our traditional Christmas Parade in Historic Downtown Beaufort’s city streets with floats and marching bands.

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Churches serve up Thanksgiving Day feasts Photos by Bob Sofaly

Micki Mouson, left, plates up a “to go” meal while Diamond Alexander, an 8th grader at Robert Smalls Middle School, helps out at Tabernacle Baptist Church. The church feeds hundred from their congregation and other neighbors on Thanksgiving Day.

Deacon John Evans, left, helps Roman Hatcher, 2, with his dinner plate at Tabernacle Baptist Church.

John Evans, left, a deacon at Tabernacle Baptist Church, shows Diamond Alexander how to carve a Thanksgiving Day turkey. Alexander, an 8th grader at Robert Small Middle, said it was the first time she had ever carved a turkey.

Diamond Alexander carries turkey to the dining area on Thanksgiving Day at Tabernacle Baptist Church.

Mark McLeod, left, wears a balloon hat while enjoying his Thanksgiving Day meal with his family at St. Helena Episcopal Church. The McLeods suffered a fire in their home and were unable to prepare their own meal. In the background is John “Tux-the-clown” Craig.

Carol Molka, right, dishes out green-bean casserole as other volunteers form a line to get traditional Thanksgiving Day meals on Thursday at St. Helena Episcopal Church.

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Gwen Sanders, left, spoons out cranberry sauce for Mike Petric last Thursday at St. Helena Episcopal Church.

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history with holly By Lori Baggett

I grew up in Beaufort and I remember my grandma ran the old Beaufort Inn. Every weekend we would stay at the inn with her. My memory is that every Saturday, we would go on Bay Street and shop at the old Belk, have lunch at John Cross Tavern then go into the old Luther’s pharmacy and buy a bottled coke for 25 cents. I always got to pick out strawberry licorice. That was pretty much a weekend ritual for us for years.

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Beaufort Then & Now

From left to right, Andre, Andre, Daniel and Luce put up a sign on Fripp Island last week recognizing the island as a wildlife sanctuary and an important bird area.

This moment in Beaufort’s history is an excerpt from the book “Beaufort ... Then and Now,” an anthology of memories compiled by Holly Kearns Lambert. Copies of may be purchased at Beaufort Book Store. For information or to contribute your memory, contact Holly at or


The “Market Express Kiddie Train” is leaving for a trip around the farm. Mom and Dad, shop for your weekly veggies and John’s famous ice cream. Hop Aboard!!! OPEN SATURDAYS10AM-4PM

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Beaufort History Museum features exhibit on fish camps Local author and photographer Janet Garrity’s new book “Goin’ Down the River, Fish Camps of the Sea Islands” has sparked interest in a tradition that spans more than 250 years of history in the Sea Islands. This interest can be seen up close and personal at a new exhibition that opens Thursday, December 13, at the Beaufort History Museum. The exhibit, “Goin’ Down the River,” will feature photographs from Garrity’s book and a handcrafted model of a fish camp by Dennis Cannady. The photographic display will include old

photos that demonstrate the history of “goin’ down the river” and Garrity’s original photos that capture the essence of fish camps and their natural surroundings. “Fish camps are as familiar to South Carolina as shrimp boats, crab pots and plantations,” Garrity said. “Goin’ down the river to the camp is a very old, generational ritual in this part of the world, and my book is a means of preserving the tradition. In that spirit, what better place to hold a photographic exhibit of an historic activity native to

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this area than the Beaufort History Museum?” When Garrity’s book first hit the shelves of local stores, Katherine Lang, president of Janet the Beaufort History Garrity Museum, wasted no time in approaching Garrity about showing her work at the museum. “When I learned about ‘Goin’ Down the River, Fish Camps of the Sea Islands,’ I immediately went to Janet’s website to look at her photographs. I thought they were wonderful, so I went to her first book signing in late September, bought a copy of the book, and right on the spot asked Janet to consider an exhibit with us. We met soon after and agreed the subject matter fit with the museum’s mission, so we started work putting together this fine exhibit.” The “Goin’ Down the River” exhibit’s opening night reception will be held Thursday, December 13, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Beaufort’s City Hall, home to the History Museum. For reservations to the reception, send a check for $25 per person (non-members) or $20 per person (members) to Beaufort History Museum, 1911 Boundary Street, Beaufort, SC 29902. In addition to

author has holiday book signings Beaufort author and photographer Janet Garrity will sign copies of her book “Goin’ Down the River, Fish Camps of the Sea Islands” at a variety of locations in Beaufort County. On December 7, from 5 to 8 p.m., McIntosh Book Shoppe, 917 Bay Street, Beaufort, will host several local authors, including Garrity, as part of “A Night on the Town.” Garrity will be at Fordham Market Saturday, Dec. 8, 701 Bay Street, where Mags, Mugs, & More, located inside the market, will host a book signing from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Then she will be signing her book at the Holiday Open House at Nuances, 703 Paris Ave, Port Royal, from 4 to 7 p.m.

being among the first to view the exhibit, reception guests will be entertained by the music of The Bull Grapes (Kirk Dempsey and Adam Grenade) and have opportunity to meet Janet Garrity and purchase a signed copy of her book. A portion of the proceeds from book sales that night will be donated to the History Museum. Ticket prices include admission to the exhibit and cocktail foods, featuring barbecue and oysters. Wine and beer will be available for purchase. The exhibit will be on display until January 26, 2013.

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Keep Happy Hour Happy! Happy Hour is a sacred space in which we must see life as half full, to be served with a side of witty repartee, laughter and music. No TV news. No opening bills. And absolutely no phone calls!

By Terry Sweeney

You know winter is our time to get down with some spicy, heart-warming, berry-bustin’ reds that make us want to throw another log on the fire and kick back with some sultry French jazz, letting our minds wistfully drift off to Paris. Beaufort, South Carolina? We’re familiar with it. We used to live there once, an hour ago; before we moved here to the Left Bank ... RING! RING! “Darn it. I forgot to turn off the cell phone!” RING! RING! “How many times is it gonna ring?! Don’t they know it’s 5 o’clock in Beaufort?!” RING! RING! “Oh my god, they’re calling back! It could be an emergency!” Lanier violently shakes his head “no” and bugs his eyes out with his best don’tyou-dare look. “You know our rule,” he says. Indeed I do. It’s “NEVER answer the phone during Happy Hour.” How many times have we been happily floating down a soothing river of red, nuzzling a bottle of, say, Chateauneuf du Pape (Feraud-Brunel makes one of our favorites — French Rhone red 2005 — 92pts ... OK, OK, so we only had a bottle of it once and somebody else paid for it, just using a little artistic license here,

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friends!) So what if it was a bottle of some lesser known French red under $12 that the “Count de Costco” was hawking from his supersized superstore wine cellar? The point is, we were in a beautiful boozy bliss ... RING! RING! What gives? Has my godforsaken cell phone lost its take-a-message feature? Verizon shall hear of this ... RING! RING! I look down and see it’s my friend Rhonda. I love Rhonda. She’s one of the funniest women I know. Actress, playwright, comedienne. No doubt she’s calling to tell me her latest hilarious New York misadventure! Surely I can talk to her during Happy Hour. I take a nice long mellow sip and pick up the phone. “Finally!!” she barks irately. (Uh oh, not a good beginning.) She launches into a bitter take-no-prisoners tirade: “The deaf old lady in the apartment next door falls asleep with the TV blasting and I’m gonna kill her! Remember that guy I was dating? Guess what?? Turns out

he’s married! Why always me?! Why??! Why??” she wails tragically into my poor ear. “I’m getting old and I’m broke! And I live in a dump! God, I hate my life!” Once again, The Curse of the Happy Hour Haranguer is upon me. One hour later and I hate her life too and myself for being stupid enough to pick up the phone. Upstairs, I can hear Lanier happily tapping his foot to the angelic voices of ABBA. “You can dance! You can dance! Having the time of your life!” Downstairs, my friend’s still on the rant from Hell. My empty wine glass glares accusingly back at me: “How could you?! This was supposed to be our time!” Now this is not just a fluke. I’ve had people call me during other Happy Hours to tell me in sad, hushed tones things like, “Estelle Getty just died.” “Who?” I ask. “The oldest Golden Girl from the TV series.” “And you felt the need to call and tell me this morbid little tidbit during my only happy hour of the day?” I ask flatly. Or here’s another: “You’ll never guess who’s got cancer of the prostate.”

I don’t wanna guess. I just want to drink my South Australian Shiraz in peace looking at the beautiful sunset from my porch trying desperately to affirm “Life IS beautiful.” Instead, this unwelcome medical messenger of doom and gloom is babbling in my ear: “He’s only 60 and he had absolutely no symptoms — it was a total shock!” I think, “Hey, I’m 60 and I don’t have any symptoms. This very minute I could be riddled with prostate cancer and not know it. Good God!” My Happy Hour comes to a screeching halt as I run to my computer to Google “latest cures for prostate cancer.” (Fortunately I find that red wine is listed as a preventative!) I know, I know, death, destruction, depression are a part of life. We know they’re out there. But for at least one hour (OK, maybe two) we would like to drink a luscious Argentinian Malbec and revel in the miracle of the “little red grape that could” now doing a delightful tango on our taste buds. Is that too much to ask? No TV news. No opening bills. And absolutely no calls! Happy Hour is a sacred space in which we must see the glass of life as half full, to be served with a side of witty repartee, laughter and music. Aaahhh... RING! RING! Oh no you don’t, whoever you are! Lanier, turn up the ABBA! Cheers!



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Something special to drink: A good Merlot By Celia Strong

With one holiday behind us, hopefully we can move towards a wonderful Christmas and New Year — with the help of food and wine, of course. This last month of the year is always a “make it or break it” time in most businesses. For us, looking at wines, it can be a great chance to get some wines at deal prices. This means we can look at wines that we’d never consider during ordinary times of the year — maybe it’s not your favorite grape, too expensive, don’t know the winery, whatever. So, let’s open our hearts to the possibility of something special to drink: A good Merlot! And let’s look at it carefully so we really appreciate the wine when we get to it. Merlot is red grape variety (too careful?). On its vine, it is actually a dark black-blue color. The name “Merlot” is believed to derive from the Old French word for a young blackbird, “merle.” We can suppose that the color of the bird and the color of the grape were similar. Or, and this is a much more fun theory, blackbirds liked to eat so many of the grapes, that a derivative of the name “merle” was used as the grape’s name. Merlot-based wines are usually medium bodied with flavors like berries, plums and currants. Its wines’ textures are soft and fleshy. Because of its texture and because Merlot is an earlier ripening variety, the grape is well suited for blending with the sterner, later-ripening Cabernet Sauvignon. The wide use of Merlot for blending may have caused it to be an under-appreciated grape by some of us. But, this week, we fix that. Genetic research at the University of

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California at Davis, one of our country’s biggest and best for ampelography, says that Merlot is the offspring of Cabernet Franc and the sibling of Carmenere and Cabernet Sauvignon. The earliest recorded history of Merlot is from 1784, when notes in Bordeaux mentioned wines made from Merlot that were thought to be some of the best from the region. By the nineteenth century, Merlot was being regularly planted in the Left Bank part of Bordeaux, the north side of the Gironde River. Since then, as Merlot growing has spread around the world, this variety has risen and fallen and risen again in popularity When growing, Merlot hangs in its dark, blackish-blue color, in loose bunches of large berries. Compared to its bigger-wine brother, Cabernet Sauvignon, its berries are larger, have thinner skins and hence fewer tannins (that’s where the soft texture comes from), have more sugar (slightly more alcohol) and less malic acid (less tartness). Merlot grows really well in cold soil, particularly with iron content in it. In the United States, Merlot first found a home in California. In California, Merlot wines can range from very fruity, simple wines (what we maybe generalize as “grocery store” wines even though we all like and drink some

The wine for this week is the B R Cohn Merlot, from the winery in Sonoma, California. Unlike so many Merlot wines — this one is 100 percent Merlot. At $18.97, it is half the regular price. of them) to more serious, barrel-aged fine wines. All these Merlot wines come in a huge range of prices, of course. In Sonoma, which I mention because that’s the area that matters to us today, Merlot wines tend to show plum, tea and black cherry notes. And, yes, now, we move on to our special wine for this week. Not too long ago, we talked about a Sonoma winery named B R Cohn. Bruce Cohn founded his winery in 1984, on land he had bought a decade earlier. For a long time he sold his grapes to other wineries to augment the quality of their wines, in particular Caymus. (I know Caymus is a Napa wine, but back then the appellation regulations were not as strict and, if we keep saying Caymus bought Cohn grapes for their wines, we can remember how good these grapes were, and are.) The Olive Hill Estate, the 90-acre home vineyard for the B R Cohn Winery, is the base for their wines and the inspiration of their label — an tree branch full of olives. In 1990, Bruce founded the B R Cohn Olive Oil Company and started producing gourmet olive oils and hand crafted vinegars. Also, Bruce and his son, Dan, because of Bruce’s background in music and radio, still manage The Doobie Brothers and hold annual concerts at the winery to benefit Sonoma charities. The visitors’ center at the winery is a huge attraction for daily visits, weddings and

other events. Our wine for this week is the B R Cohn Merlot. Unfortunately, we don’t usually do this wine, only because we are so in tune with the B R Cohn Silver Label level where they make a Cabernet and a Chardonnay. Price-wise these two wines are closer to what many of us want to pay for our daily glass or two. Having started out discussing how this time of year we can get deals on some wines we’re not familiar with, it’s pretty safe to assume the B R Cohn Merlot is one of them. This Merlot is not part of the Silver Label tier, so it costs more, but for more money you get a great Merlot! It’s full of ripe blackberry and bright cherry with hints of anise and mocha. This wine is aged in French oak barrels for 18 months, and this adds a toasty vanilla flavor and softens the tannins also. Unlike so many Merlot wines, this one is 100 percent Merlot — a testament to the quality of B R Cohn’s grapes! Our price on this wine is $18.97. Yes, that’s more than their Silver Label tier, but it is also about half the regular price: and that is a deal! The deal price is the good news. The not-quite-so good news is we only a limited amount of this wine available. I’m sure we could get more, but not at the deal price. So, you decide. My advise is not to wait too long. Besides, we may have another deal next week. Enjoy!

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dining guide

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


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


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


ATHENIAN GARDENS: 950 Ribaut Road, Beaufort; 379-9222; Greek; 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. RED ROOSTER CAFE: 1210 Ribaut Road, Beaufort; 379-2253; B.L.D.

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


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

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

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


BELLA LUNA: 859 Sea Island Parkway,

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

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


SAKE HOUSE: 274 Robert Smalls


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

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

Corners, 1 Merchant Lane, Lady’s Island; 524-8779; Soups, salads, ice cream; 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.

In addition to delicious soups, salads and sandwiches, SuZara’s makes many amazing homemade desserts and baked goods. SuZara’s Kitchen is located at 1211 Newcastle Street, in Uptown Beaufort off Boundary Street. Call 843-379-2160 for to-go orders or bakery requests.

SANDBAR & GRILL: 41B Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort; 524-3663; L.D.


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


GILLIGANS: 2601 Boundary St.,

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

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

GRIFFIN MARKET: 403 Carteret St.,

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


Upscale dining, tapas; D.

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

Ribaut Road, Beaufort; 379-2122; L.

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

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

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

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

DOCKSIDE RESTAURANT: 1699 11th St. W, Port Royal; 524-7433; Seafood; D. EMILY’S TAPAS BAR: 906 Port Republic St., Beaufort; 522.1866; D.

FAT PATTIES: 831 Parris Island

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

FOOLISH FROG: 846 Sea Island

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


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

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

SGT. WHITE’S: 1908 Boundary St.;

LOWCOUNTRY PRODUCE & CAFE: 302 Carteret St.; Beaufort; 322-

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

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

LUTHER’S RARE & WELL DONE: 910 Bay St., Beaufort; 521-1888; L.D.

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




Parkway, Beaufort; 521-1900; L.

Market, Habersham; 379-1719; L.D.

HAROLD’S COUNTRY CLUB BAR & GRILL: Highway 17-A & Highway 21,


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

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



STEAMER: 168 Sea Island Parkway;

Beaufort; 379-0798; Sandwiches, soups; L.

Lady’s Island; 522-0210; L.D.


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

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


SUWAN THAI: Paris Ave., Port Royal;

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

379-8383; Thai cuisine; L.D.

Yemassee; 589-4360; Steaks, wings; L.D.

St., Beaufort; 521-4480; bar & grill; L.D.

HOUSE OF TOKYO: 330 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort; 521-9011; L.D. ISLAND GRILL: 7 MLK Drive, St. Helena Island; 838-2330; L.



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


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

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

JADE GARDEN: 2317 Boundary St.,

MIZU: 1370 S. Ribaut Road, Port Royal;

SWEETGRASS: 100 Marine Drive,

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

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

JIMMY JOHN’S: 2015 Boundary St.,

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

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



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

WREN: 210 Carteret St., Beaufort; 5249463; Local seafood, steaks, pasta; L.D.

NIPPY’S: 310 West St., Beaufort; Seafood,

YES! THAI INDEED: 1911 Boundary St., Beaufort; 986-1185; L.D.

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

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

burgers; 379-8555; L.D.


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

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


PALM & MOON BAGEL: 221 Scott

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

St., Beaufort; 379-9300; B.L.

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

PANINI’S CAFE: 926 Bay St., Beaufort;

Island; 522-9700; L.D.

Dataw Island; 838-2151; L.D.


KOOKY MOOKY’S: 101 Scott St.,


Ave., Port Royal; 843-522-0322; L.D.

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

Beaufort; 521-4445; L.D.

Beaufort; 524-0918; L.D.

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

1900; B.L.

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

FUMIKO SUSHI: 14 Savannah Highway,

SAND DOLLAR TAVERN: 1634 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island; 838-3151; L.D.

379-0300; Italian, wood-fired pizzas; L.D.

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

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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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Stay busy and entertained with themed crossword puzzles and Sudoku THEME: OUTER SPACE ACROSS 1. Raised on a farm, pl. 6. Former refrigerant 9. Red ____ 13. Dickens’ _____ Heep 14. Uncle Sam wanted this 15. Needed for service 16. Laundromat setting 17. Interest rate 18. _____ order of classical architecture 19. *Famous cosmonaut 21. *Space filler 23. Jack-in-the-Box restraint 24. Watered down 25. Columbus Day mo. 28. Drop a line 30. More hokey 35. *Moon of Saturn 37. “Frat Pack” member 39. Burn slightly 40. Charlie “____” Parker 41. Wall painting 43. First stop on the way to riches? 44. A picture within a picture 46. Phoenix neighbor 47. Sheepshank or bowline, e.g. 48. Tapeworm 50. Solemn promise 52. Lt.’s subordinate 53. Irk 55. Trigonometry abbr. 57. *Atlantis’ deposit 60. *It was recently retired 64. Iraqi money 65. Make lacework by knotting 67. Traffic stopper 68. Greet the day 69. “___, the Beloved Country” 70. Serengeti grazer 71. “All ___ are off!” 72. Witch’s work 73. Clans or tribes

DOWN 1. Town 2. Diva’s solo 3. *Saturn’s environs, sing. 4. Like sound of pinched nose 5. Mohammed’s descendant 6. Greenish blue 7. Dandy 8. Grading arch 9. Holier than who? 10. Hokkaido native 11. It often precedes “proper” 12. And so on 15. Pervertedly insane ones 20. “Kick the bucket,” e.g. 22. Ooh and ___ 24. Of which 25. *Outer space path 26. *Third country to independently send person to space 27. To the point 29. Swim, swam, ____ 31. *USS Enterprise Captain 32. Absurd 33. Prod or incite 34. He _____ in peace 36. Port in Yemen 38. *Rover launcher 42. Gate holder 45. Sound quality 49. Be indisposed 51. Of Lords and of Commons 54. Bring back 56. Turning token taker 57. Add to payroll 58. U in “Law & Order: SVU” 59. Low pitch 60. “Mr. Roboto” band 61. Links hazard 62. Fast time 63. Means justifiers 64. Pat 66. ___ you sure?

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Learn about canine behavior with Tracie Korol

What’s your dosha? The Kapha Dog BowWOW!

By Tracie Korol

All of us know a Kapha dog. I’m reminded of any number of Golden Retriever friends — all good-natured, slow-moving, bulky, resilient and always eager to please. All enjoy an afternoon in a sunspot, sharing space with a beloved stuffed bear. Kapha is the conceptual equilibrium of water and earth. Kapha represents structure and lubrication. One can visualize Kapha as the force that keeps the water and the earth from separating. This dosha maintains body resistance. Water is the main constituent of Kapha and this bodily water is responsible physiologically for biological strength and natural tissue resistance in the body. Kapha lubricates the joints, provides moisture to the skin, helps to heal wounds, fills the spaces in the body, gives biological strength, vigor, and stability, supports memory retention, gives energy to the heart and lungs and maintains immunity. Kapha is present in the chest, throat, head, sinuses, nose, mouth, stomach, joints, plasma, and in the liquid secretions of the body, such as mucus. Psychologically, Kapha is responsible for the emotions of attachment and greed. It is also expressed in tendencies toward calmness, forgiveness, and love. The chest is the seat of Kapha. Common characteristics of pets who have a predominantly Kapha constitution: • Easygoing, relaxed, slow-paced • Affectionate and loving, forgiving,

Facts, observations and musings about Our Best Friends

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

Practitioners of Ayurveda generally view wellness in three categories, or doshas: Vata, Pitta and Kapha. Kapha pets are generally healthy, happy and peaceful. compassionate, non-judgmental nature, stable and reliable; faithful • Physically strong with a sturdy, heavier build • Have the most energy of all constitutions, but it is steady and enduring, not explosive • Slow moving and graceful • Slower to learn, but never forgets; outstanding long-term memory • Soft fur; tendency to have large “soft” eyes and are soft tempered • Tend toward being overweight; may suffer from sluggish digestion • More self-sufficient, need less outward stimulation than do the other types; have a mild, gentle, and essentially undemanding approach to life • Excellent health, strong resistance to

disease • Calm, strive to maintain peace in their surroundings • Not easily upset and can be a point of stability for others • Tend to be possessive • Don’t like cold, damp weather • Physical problems include colds and congestion, respiratory problems including asthma and wheezing, hay fever, allergies, and atherosclerosis. Pets of Kapha constitution have welldeveloped bodies. There is, however, a

pet-related events Santa Paws is coming to town

On Saturday, December 8, Palmetto Animal League and 98.7 The River present the annual “Santa Paws” where pet owners can bring their four-legged friends for a keepsake portrait with Santa. Santa will arrive for photos at Palmetto Animal League’s Adoption Center (Riverwalk Business Park, off S.C. 170 in Okatie) at 1 p.m. and will be available until 4 p.m. All photos purchased will be sent via email for use in Christmas cards, custom printing, and online. A portrait is $15, and $10 for each for additional photograph. There is no limit to the number of animals or portraits that can be purchased. All of the purchase price benefits Palmetto Animal League’s work with homeless pets to leave no animal behind. For more information, call 843-645-1725.

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strong tendency for these individuals to carry excess weight. Their chests are expanded and broad. The veins and tendons of Kapha pets are not obvious because of their thick skin and heavy muscle development. The bones are not prominent. The fur is soft, thick, wavy, lustrous, and oily, and skin texture is cold and pale. The eyes are dense, large, and attractive. Physiologically, Kapha pets have regular appetites. Due to slow digestion, they tend to consume less food. Sleep is sound and prolonged. There is a strong vital capacity evidenced by good stamina, and Kapha pets are generally healthy, happy and peaceful. Psychologically, they tend to be tolerant, calm, forgiving, and loving. However, they also exhibit traits of greed, attachment and possessiveness. Their comprehension is slow but definite: once they understand something, that knowledge is retained. Life is considered a sacred path in Ayurveda, a ceaseless interaction between the internal Tridosha, environment and the external environment, or the sum of cosmic forces. To counterbalance external change, a pet lover may create a balance for their pet in the internal forces by altering diet, lifestyle and behavior.

what to do Alzheimer’s support group meetings offered

An afternoon of food, fellowship and fun will be had at the Parkinson’s Support Group of the Lowcountry’s next meeting on Thursday, Dec. 6, at 1:30 p.m. at Helena House in Port Royal. The group will meet to discuss its plans for the upcoming New Year and enjoy some festive refreshments. The monthly support group meetings are held at Helena House on Paris Avenue in Port Royal (across from the U.S. Post Office) on the first Thursday of every month. The meetings are free and open to anyone who is living with Parkinson’s Disease or who is a caregiver or has a loved one suffering from Parkinson’s. For more information or to arrange transportation, contact Rose at Helena House at 843982-0233 or e-mail

Driver safety course free for military, veterans

Learn defensive driving strategies and qualify for auto insurance discounts! Driver safety expert Harry Ammon conducts a widely acclaimed six-hour AARP course, Friday, November 30, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (with lunch break) at Summit Place of Beaufort, 1119 Pickpocket Plantation Dr., Beaufort. Open to all, 26 and older. Non-AARP, $14; member discount; free for military, veterans and dependents. Reserve your seat now by calling 843-521-1941.

Dr. Sue Morter speaks about energy medicine

Therapeutic Solutions is thrilled to welcome Dr. Sue Morter, authority of bridging science, spirit and human possibility to Beaufort for a one or three day program, Nov 30, Dec. 1-2. International speaker, Master of BioEnergetic Medicine and Quantum Field visionary, Dr. Sue utilizes the embodiment of high frequency energy patterns to activate full human potential. Through her seminars, she illuminates the relationships of quantum thoughts and energy medicine. Dr. Sue’s visionary model and techniques ignite an entirely new approach to living in creative genius and personal freedom through capturing and enhancing high-frequency energy patterns in the body. She draws from her experience as a doctor for more than 30 years, inspiration from a life-changing awakening during meditation, and her personal passion for cracking the code of life itself. Her greatest joy is sharing her discoveries with others. The program will be held at Quality Inn Beaufort Town Center. To register go to moregan.html or call 843-524-2554 for more information.

Fripp Island Friends of Music has piano duo

Fripp Island Friends of Music presents a long anticipated encore performance. Winners of countless competitions, Marina Lomazov and Joseph Rackers have an international reputation for their stunning artistry and interpretation. They will play solo and four-hand at a performance Sunday, December 2, at 5 p.m. at the Fripp Island Community

Plaza Stadium Theater Friday 11/30 - Thurs 12/6

Black Chamber to hold Friday networking event

The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce will have its First Friday Networking Event on December 7 hosted by the Law Office of Clifford Bush, III located at 28 Old Jericho Road in Beaufort. Join us from 6 to 8 p.m. for the last event of the year where, “working together, we can make a difference.” There will be light refreshments. For more information, call 843-986-1102.

Life of Pi “PG” Showing DAILY 1:45-4:15-7:00-9:15 Skyfall “PG13” Showing DAILY 1:45-4:30-7:15 Killing Them Softly “R” Showing DAILY 2:00-4:10-7:00-9:10

TCL Women hosting toy and food drive

Twilight “PG13” Showing DAILY 2:00-4:20-7:00-9:15 Rise of the Guardians “PG” Showing DAILY 2:00-4:10-7:00-9:10 Visit for upcoming movies. 41 Robert Smalls Pkwy, Beaufort (843) 986-5806

Center. Tickets at the door: Adults $25 per person/$10 for students. Meet the artists at a catered event following the performance. For more information, call 843-838-6655 or visit friendsofmusic.

Upcoming, ongoing events at the library

• Saturday Holiday Movie Marathon There will be holiday movies on the big screen all day, popcorn and drinks provided; free and open to all ages. Saturday, December 8, from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. at the Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort. Call ahead for film selections. • Beaufort Railroaders Model Train Exhibit Jointly presented by the club and the library, the show features multiple model train layouts in scales from grand to tiny. The free exhibit will be open December 11-15 at the Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott Street. Call 255-6441 to schedule group tours.

Aquarian Lightworkers Women’s Retreat

The Aquarian Lightworkers Women’s Retreat will be held on Fripp Island from 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7 until 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9. There will be meditations, qigong healing forms, restorative yoga, food healing demonstration and cooking with Qi, inspirational mini-workshops, private time and personal mini-healing sessions, powerful breathwork and healing circle, and winter solstice drum/ dance party. The cost is $355 to $400, so give yourself the gift of health and wellbeing. To register, contact Dottie Curtis, LMT, IC, 843-252-7716 or dotcurtis@

Lulu Burgess welcomes well-known silhouettist

Silhouettes by nationally known artist Clay Rice, grandson of Carew Rice, “America’s Greatest Silhouettist,” will be at Lulu Burgess on December 15. Silhouettes are the perfect Christmas gift! Lulu Burgess is at 917 Bay Street, Beaufort. Call 843-524-5858 for an appointment. Silhouettes are $42 per person for two copies.

The Low Country Womens’ Fellowship, also known as “TLC Women,” aims to empower women through Tender Loving Care, while touching the lives of others in the community. They are hosting their first holiday luncheon and toy and food drive. The luncheon will take place on December 15 at 1 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn on Boundary Street. The primary goal of this event is to increase the awareness of and to meet social needs within the community. This event promises to be filled with lots of food, fun and holiday surprises. In support of the toy and food drive, guests are asked to optionally bring or drop off a nonperishable food item, clothing item and/ or a toy. Tickets are $20. For tickets or questions, please contact Tonya Johnson Phillips at 843-322-0262.

Sportfishing and diving club to have meeting

The Beaufort Sportfishing & Diving Club’s December meeting will be held Thursday, December 13 at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club on Lady’s Island, off Meridian Road. The social begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 pm. Al Stokes, General Manager of the Waddell Mariculture Center, will be the guest speaker. You do not need a reservation and guests are always welcome. For additional information, contact Captain Frank Gibson at 843522-2020.

Boys & Girls Club thrift store needs donations

The Boys & Girls Club Thrift Store at 1211 Harrington Street, Beaufort is currently looking for volunteers and donations. We can provide a tax deductible receipt accepted by the IRS for any donations. All proceeds go directly to the local Boys & Girls Club. Please stop by or call 379.6350 for more information.

United Way ‘40 Under Forty’ has wine tasting

United Way hosts 40 under Forty emerging leaders at wine tasting, networking event Tuesday, Dec. 4. With a goal of creating the next generation of non-profit community leaders, United Way of the Lowcountry will host a holiday gathering for its Emerging Leaders Dec. 4 on Hilton Head Island. The group, called 40 Under Forty because it seeks 40 members under the age of 40, will enjoy wine-tasting and business networking from 6-8 p.m. at

Michael Anthony’s. Admission: Bring an unwrapped toy. For more information or to RSVP, call Bethany Marcinkowski at 837-2000.

Antique and classic car show at Habersham

The Classic Car & Truck Club of Beaufort has invited members of other area car clubs to come to Habersham Marketplace on Saturday, December 1st from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to display their cars. There will be trophies, door prizes, a 50/50 raffle and a surprise visitor from the North Pole. Billy Drysdale will provide live music, and there will be a bake sale of homemade goodies, as well as some “automobilia” for sale. There is no admission charge for the public, and car exhibitors will be asked to make a small tax-deductible donation. This second annual event is to benefit “Thumbs Up,” a nonprofit year-round afterschool learning center for referred elementary school students.

Upcoming classes at Carolina Stamper

• Oyster Shell Wreath Class: Saturday, December 1, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost is $37. Come make an oyster shell wreath that can be used in many different ways! Students need to bring a high temperature glue gun and hot glue. The higher temperature gun will keep the shells in place. All other supplies included in class cost. Call to reserve your seat. • Beaded Bracelet and Earring Class: Tuesday, Dec. 4, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Once you learn the techniques from the bracelet class, you will be able to create your very own beaded necklace. The class is $32, plus supplies. Remember to bring your eye glasses if you need magnification. Carolina Stamper is located at 203 Carteret Street, downtown Beaufort. To sign up for classes, call 843-522-9966.

Main Street Beaufort holds marketing forum

Main Street Beaufort, USA invites the community to a public forum for a branding/marketing charrette for Downtown Beaufort, Wednesday, December 12 at 5 p.m. The forum will be held in the Dolphin Room at the Best Western Sea Island Inn. Main Street Beaufort has contracted Arnett Muldrow & Associates from Greenville to facilitate six roundtable sessions from December 12-14. Information gathered at the sessions will be used to develop a brand for Downtown Beaufort. RSVPs are requested and can be made by calling the Main Street Beaufort office at 843-525-6644.

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KFI Mechanical, LLC

Dawn H Freeman MSW LISW-CP

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Individual, Marriage and Family Therapy 43 Sea Island Parkway 843-441-0627

Beaufort Air Conditioning and Heating, LLC


John C. Haynie President 843-524-0996


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

automobile repair

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hair stylists Attorney

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

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


Lime Lite Salon

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


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

For All Your Insurance Needs Amy Bowman phone: (843) 524-7531

LAWN CARE Coosaw Landscapes, Inc. Personal care for your yard Chris Newnham 843-694-3634

Dryer Vent Cleaning

15,000 Fires Happen Every Year Due to Unclean Dryer Vents! Let us help keep you safe! Call today! SIGR 843-694-1525

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


Chandler Trask Construction Chandler Trask 843.321.9625


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.

PHYSICIANS Randy Royal, MD- OBGYN and Pelvic Surgery

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

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 Call 525-1677 or fax 524-1376 PROPERTY MANAGEMEN


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

All repairs and new additions. FREE ESTIMATES 524-1325

tree service

Merry Maids

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

PEt grooming

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

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


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

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