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8:10 am on Tuesday March 18, 2014

Time to learn about the F-35B's impact on Beaufort

A public meeting in Beaufort on Thursday is a chance to base your opinion about the impact of the new F-35B fighter jets on fact.
11:41 am on Friday July 15, 2011

Returning Beaufort Marines get to meet their children for first time

Flickr user fotogallardo Bluffton Today has a nice piece about a group of Marines from The Thunderbolts of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 251 who got to meet their children for the first time upon their recent return home from a six-month...
5:06 am on Thursday March 24, 2011

Workshops aimed at helping Beaufort contractors find work

Flickr user Big Giant Squirrel Two workshops have been announced with a goal of helping small businesses secure a chunk of regional construction projects. The first is being held by the Beaufort County School District from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at...
7:28 am on Monday January 31, 2011

MCAS Beaufort preps for construction related to F-35's arrival

Flickr user divemasterking2000 The U.S. Navy is moving forward with construction plans related to the pending arrival of F-35Bs at MCAS Beaufort, according to The Island Packet. According to the Packet the Navy is expected to make a determination on...
4:45 am on Friday December 17, 2010

Sanford eats barbecue, talks jets and bids farewell to Beaufort (update: more video)

Updated December 17: WSAV has part two of Gov. Mark Sanford's sitdown with Holly Bounds up on its website. This time the gov talks barbecue and parenting. We've pasted the video below. Reported December 16: You probably couldn't help but see all of...
5:03 am on Thursday December 2, 2010

MCAS Beaufort Air Show to hold t-shirt desgin contest (update: N.J. man takes the prize)

Flickr user diskychick Updated Dec. 2: A New Jersey took the top prize in designing a t-shirt for next year's MCAS Beaufort Air Show. The Island Packet has a brief report, and the winning design can be seen on the Beaufort Air Show web site....
5:39 am on Wednesday November 10, 2010

235 years of the Marine Corps, a Beaufort perspective

Flickr user sis As we're sure many of you know, today marks the 235th birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps, and the Corps' history in Beaufort dates back almost 120 years. Here's a bit on the Corps' history here in Beaufort County. Parris Island Though...
3:03 am on Friday October 22, 2010

Beaufort Marine Corps air base to get three operational F-35B squadrons, two training (updated x3: N.C. reacts)

Updates at bottom: Reported Oct. 19: The Navy has released its final Environmental Impact Statement for F-35B training on the East Coast, and Beaufort's in. The report states that the the preferred alternative is to have, "three operational...