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3:18 pm on Sunday July 7, 2013

Unplugged on Hunting Island near Beaufort

There's a lot of good press on Charleston these days, but Victoria Hansen of Charleston's ABC News 4 took a weekend to check out all the beauty that Beaufort's Hunting Island offers.
4:26 am on Wednesday May 8, 2013

Free screening of 'Turtle: The Incredible Journey'

Games, jump slides, and a free screening of a loggerhead turtle movie on Saturday, May 11.
11:37 pm on Friday February 15, 2013

Experience a 200-year history of camellias at Middleton Place

Camellias feature a blaze of color throughout the winter months. Middleton Family history holds that in the year 1786, French botanist Andrè Michaux, gave the Middletons some of the first camellias to be planted in an American garden. Today,...
1:38 pm on Friday January 25, 2013

Opening Reception of Natural Order: Mixed Media Works by Lara Neece

The opening reception of Natural Order, by artist Lara Neece, will take place at The Real Estate Studio on February 1 from 5 p.m.–9 p.m. The exhibit, which went up January 24 and will run through February 26, features mixed media works on wood of...
10:05 pm on Wednesday January 16, 2013

Buy one, get one free admission at The Center for Birds of Prey

The Center for Birds of Prey is offering South Carolina residents a half-off discount during January. Tickets are buy one get one free and must be purchased at the ticket office. The offer ends January 31. Admission to the center is $12 for adults...
5:13 pm on Monday December 24, 2012

Kingfisher takeoff

Flickr user "The Suss-Man" offers a slice of captured Lowcountry life in this shot of a kingfisher taking flight near the Chattahoochee River shore.
12:58 am on Sunday November 25, 2012

Make your own Lowcountry craft gifts with this holiday artisan series

Image by Charleston County Parks and Recreation The start of a longleaf pine needle basket.From coiling pine needles into baskets, to handmade candles, clay beads, to bird houses, the Family Artisan Series will offer a variety of Saturday classes...
5:04 am on Thursday September 20, 2012

Winning photos announced for Beaufort County Calendar competition

Patricia Roche The cover of the 2013 calendar features this shot by Patricia Roche of Bluffton. The photo above by Patricia Roche of Bluffton, depicting a Great Blue Heron at Hunting Island State Park, was chosen for the cover of the 2013 Beaufort...
1:33 am on Wednesday August 29, 2012

Enter your bird shot into the Beaufort County Calendars competition

The cover of the 2012 calendar features Stan Abrahamson's photograph "Stony Preserve". Update: Check out the winners. The annual Beaufort County Calendar produced by the county is gearing up for its 2013 edition and the application window for the...
7:14 am on Saturday August 18, 2012

There is a reason to the utility's tree trimming madness

Flickr user pfhyper And folks thought crop circles looked crazy. Ever wonder why it seems like the power company really seems to trim the beauty out of our Lowcountry trees when in years past they did a much more subtle job? The Charleston City...