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Poisonous Snakes and Spiders in Beaufort South Carolina

I was visiting with a friend in Beaufort, South Carolina over the weekend when he received a phone call from his colleague.  He was supposed to go repair his pick-up; however, due to the fellow being struck on the hand by a rattle snake, repairs on the vehicle were put on hold. This little incident, though […]

No-see-ums: Scourge of Beaufort

You are enjoying a warm and sunny Saturday morning watching your child’s game on the bleachers when you are swarmed by tiny, hungry little gnats. The bites leave white swollen dots surrounded by irritated red skin. Sand gnats are blood-sucking insects that live in sandy and moist areas like we have here on the marshy […]

Haint Blue Ceilings

By Bonnie Drew |  Haint blue is the pale blue color you will often see on the porch ceilings in historic Beaufort. “Haint” is the Gullah pronunciation for “haunt,” or spirit. Caught between life and death, these frustrated spirits would find a dwelling to haunt if not for one weakness: they cannot cross water. Tricked […]

Get Fit Fair at the Technical College of the Lowcountry

By Bonnie Drew |  Many of Beaufort’s fitness centers were represented together today in the student center at the Technical College of the Lowcountry Beaufort Campus, giving participants the chance to take advantage of student discounts. The event attracted quite a bit of attention through demonstrations including slide dance and massage. At center stage, Lynn […]

Bread Takes the Cake

During a visit to the Beaufort Farmers Market on West Street at Craven, you may hear an invitation: “Would you like to try a piece? No calories over here!” She is called the “Bread Lady” or “Cake Lady,” and nobody deserves these titles more than Jannie Smith, proprietor of Jannie’s Breads: “Mixed Pleasantries from My […]

Talley’s Tile Installation

Talley’s Tile Installation was started in 1994 by Beaufort, SC native Guy Talley Jr. “I strive for customer satisfaction. I have a reputation to uphold and I have that mindset on every client’s project.” Our company has a wide array of services we provide. We install ceramic, porcelain, stone, travertine, marble, glass block, recycled, glass, […]

Conserving Energy in Beaufort, SC

IT’S EASY BEING GREEN Contrary to what Kermit the Frog declares, it is easy being green; Harry Boody was “green” before “green” was cool.  He started his green business, Energy Innovations by Harry Boody more than 30 years ago. The company started with two main ambitions, to make homes energy efficient and then guarantee it. […]

Pet Friendly City of Beaufort, SC

Waterfront Park is the Best Doggone Park in Beaufort On any given day one can walk through the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park and spot numerous owners with their beloved pets in tow.  As a dog owner myself, it is very important to know that there are places in Beaufort that welcome the four-legged members […]

Dataw Island Home Rentals

Dataw Island is situated in a beautiful natural setting and is located only 6 miles from downtown Beaufort, SC. Enjoy the privacy and security of a gated residential community with membership access to two professional golf courses, dry storage marina, indoor and outdoor pool, fitness center, tennis courts and walking paths. Unfurnished and furnished homes […]

Virtual Marketing Concepts in Beaufort SC

Virtual Marketing Concepts provides customized web site design, hosting, Internet marketing & domain name registration. We are located in the Lowcountry area so you can get personalized service that you can’t get from an ‘out-of-town’ company. We have built our success by providing powerful web sites at prices that are affordable and by helping you […]