Author Archives: Abe Stem

Southern Phrase Guide – Sayings that You Will Hear in the South

TV shows set in the South are all the rage nowadays- even the vampires in True Blood are a little more friendly when speaking with a southern twang. We love hearing some of our beloved phrases repeated by the Belles on Hart of Dixie. Only Southerners can dress up a condescending remark to sound like […]

All Natural Carpet Cleaning and Stain Removal

Carpet feels more comfortable then wood or tile floors, but it can be a nightmare to keep clean! We asked a local carpet cleaning expert his advice on how you can keep your carpet looking clean and new. Kevin Snow, known around Beaufort, SC as “the tall guy,” has been professionally cleaning carpets in Beaufort […]

Battery Creek’s Wrestling Standout

In the South, high school wrestling is not usually regarded as highly as football, baseball, or basketball. But to wrestlers, it is the only sport that matters. Unlike most team sports, wrestling puts full responsibility on the individual athlete which can go a long way in developing character in young men and women.  (Forbes.com recently […]

Dave’s Low Country Boil “Frogmore Stew”

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon seafood seasoning (such as Old Bay®), or to taste 5 pounds new potatoes 3 (16 ounce) packagescooked kielbasa sausage, cut into 1 inch pieces 8 ears fresh corn, husks and silks removed 5 pounds whole crab, broken into pieces 4 pounds fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined Preparation Heat a large pot of water over an outdoor cooker, […]

Autumn Temperatures in the Lowcountry

How cold is “Cold” to you? At Beaufort Online, our staff has been living in Beaufort for most (if not all) of our lives. So when the temperature drops below 60, we tend to get out the coats. Between the months of November and March, It is usually easy to tell a visitor to our town […]

Beaufort Arsenal Museum And Visitor's Center

The Beaufort Arsenal Museum is located on 713 Craven Street in Beaufort, South Carolina. Many relics of nature, war and early industry are housed there. Once an arsenal, this building was constructed in 1798 of brick and tabby. Construction of the Beaufort Arsenal was begun in 1795 and was completed by 1799. Construction was entrusted […]

Experience Beaufort SC – Video

Three-hundred years of history continues in beautiful Beaufort, SC. Our beaches at Hunting Island are scattered with shells and shark teeth just waiting for a passerby to make the discovery on a hazy summer day. Kayakers paddle along the sea wall and nod to the children who are waving at them from the wooden swings […]

Sleeping on a Park Swing

As a student at USCB, I found myself between classes with time to kill. Instead of sitting at a booth in the unfriendly and unaccommodating student lounge area or reading in the library,  I would often find myself walking a few blocks to the Henry C Chambers Waterfront Park. The Waterfront Park is almost always […]

My Family’s Favorite Spots in Beaufort

I hear people ask me all the time, “What is there to do in Beaufort?” I will admit that for some locals, the town of Beaufort, SC, isn’t as “hopping” as some towns- until recreation time hits. My family usually has a few spots we try to focus on. Hunting Island Beach and Lighthouse As […]

Fishing Forecast for September

Fishing Forecast Beaufort, SC By this time of the year the water temperature has warmed up significantly and the fishing season is in full swing. July fishing can be summed up in two words, “mixed bag”. There is so much to catch this time of year and the days are so long you may never […]