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3:52 am on Sunday March 25, 2012

A new pedestrian crossing, sign for Newcastle Street

TheDigitel The pedestrian crossing sign at Scott Street doesn't have an easy life. Hoping to improve safety, a new painted crosswalk and pedestrian crossing sign is going up at Newcastle and Bay streets — brings the total of these "pedestrian...
4:22 am on Thursday October 27, 2011

Southurn Rose, Sea Island win bids to do Beaufort carriage tours

With new rules approved, Southurn Rose Buggy Tours and Sea Island Carriage Co. won bids to run carriage tours in Beaufort for the next five years. That said, Sea Island Carriage bid $10,000 more dollars than Southurn Rose, who was actually the...
4:16 am on Wednesday September 28, 2011

Beaufort carriage companies say proposed rules won't fly (Update: Passes)

Update September 28: The Island Packet writes that the new rules have been approved. Most notably, carriage operators will need to bid at least $25,000 for slots to run carriage tours — that's $15,000 more than in past years but about where bids...
7:15 am on Wednesday August 10, 2011

Too hot for Beaufort's horses

If only it were as cool as the photo above. But it's not, which means Beaufort's horses need to stay off the street. WSAV has a report here and the video below on the importance of keeping the horses safe. (The Island Packet also has a story here.)...
3:37 am on Saturday August 6, 2011

Carriage companies upset about tourism-reform process in Beaufort (update)

Update August 6: The Island Packet has chimed in with their opinion, saying that the Tourism Management Advisory Committee is breaking the rules by dicussing the carriage matter behind closed doors.  Additionally, the paper says that the city's...