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3:50 am on Thursday July 11, 2013

Increase in for-profit clothing donation boxes worries

The Salvation Army, Goodwill, and other area non-profits are concerned that the increase in anonymous clothing and shoe collection boxes will confuse locals looking to help out those in need. 
1:34 pm on Friday June 14, 2013

NMB donates surplus equipment to help community

The North Myrtle Beach Publiic Safety Department is donating eight surplus laptops and 30 bicycles to the Loris Police Department and North Strand Helping Hand. The laptops are being upgraded and the bicycles were likely stolen. 
9:15 am on Monday April 1, 2013

Fire victim donation distribution continues, as does community sale

Donations poured in as the community rallied to help the victims of the Windsor Green fire on March 23, 2013. The X Sports Mall acted as a donation and distribution site, and that effort is continuing this week. In the early days after the fire, the...
2:28 am on Friday March 1, 2013

Air station Beaufort Sweathogs come out to support Hunting Island

Lance Cpl. Jordan Wolfe, Marine Wing Support Squadron 273 heavy equipment operator, uses a multi-terrain loader to remove concrete on the Hunting Island beach, Feb. 20. The squadron is currently conducting an Engineer Company Community Relations...
4:01 pm on Monday January 14, 2013

87-acre "Limehouse Point" donated to Charleston Parks and Recreation Commission

Image by Flickr user mikebairdCharleston County Park and Recreation Commission was recently donated 87-acres of park property known as “Limehouse Point.” According to the CCPRC's website: The site is located approximately one-half mile west of the...
12:58 am on Tuesday December 25, 2012

Christmas kindness in Beaufort: 'Layaway angels' pay off Christmas layaways at local KMart

(Editor's note: Cross shared from In a local story of true Christmas kindness, a few mystery people have paid off several Christmas layaways at Beaufort's KMart store at Beaufort Town Center.  A few anonymous local donors...
2:56 am on Thursday November 15, 2012

Finishing touches on first segment of Beaufort rail trail for November 20 opening

Flickr user Scott M Duncan Update: The Island Packet's Erin Moody has a follow-up report noting that preperations are coming together for the November 20 grand opening. Local landscaping services company The Greenery is donationg $17,000 worth of...
6:41 am on Friday November 9, 2012

The Coats for Kids campaign is accepting donations (Update: 2012 effort underway)

photo by flickr member cafemama Update November 7, 2012: The effort is underway again this year and your donations are requested. You can drop off your new or gently used coats, jackets, hats, gloves, and blankets to Chapin Memorial Library, Myrtle...
6:06 am on Saturday October 6, 2012

Work on first leg of Beaufort rail trail nears completion

Flickr user Rob Milsom Efforts to shape the first mile of The Spanish Moss Trail from Depot to Allison roads continues and on Friday, local company Preservation Tree Care volunteered several hours of time to clean up brush around the rail depot,...
11:02 am on Thursday August 16, 2012

Teachers' Supply Closet receives donation from RPWB 'Ten Months of Giving' campaign

Richardson, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman (RPWB) has given $5,000 to Teachers’ Supply Closet, a non-profit organization that provides free school supplies to teachers in the Tri-County area. The teachers work at schools where 88 percent of the...