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8:58 am on Thursday June 12, 2014

Utility lines to disapear along Boundary Street

Boundary Street's overhaul will now include a less cluttered skyline, thanks to an agreement between Beaufort, Hargray, CenturyLink to bury utility lines. A deal had previously been reached to bury SCE&G's power lines in the Boundary Street...
5:51 am on Tuesday February 5, 2013

Tree trimming returning to Beaufort this January (Update: Update double the fun)

TheDigitel Tree trimming results in downtown in the 2010 cycle. Update 2: The Island Packet reports that DOT is also trimming branches locally, particularly along Ribaut Road. Unlike the utility trimmers, DOT is trimming from the ground up to keep...
4:00 am on Friday October 28, 2011

Old Point, Pigeon Point, Mossy Oaks recommended for first power line improvements

Flickr user jeklee Power lines: A historic distraction. Update October 28: The Island Packet has a very similar report, but with the notable addition of how much improvements will cost in each area and how many homes would be affected. Read that...
10:47 am on Wednesday October 26, 2011

High, low: Beaufort council votes to move power lines out of sight (Updated)

TheDigitel Beautiful beaufort, and power lines. Update: As you might expect, burying power lines is not an extremely quick process and certainly not free, which doesn't make it very exciting to utility companies. The Island Packet has a story that...
2:00 am on Sunday October 3, 2010

Talk of buried power lines gain momentum after trimming debacle

TheDigitel SCE&G's trademark "we wuz here" mark. There was quite the fuss this past summer when SCE&G came through to do their periodic trimming (or is that butchering?) of trees to protect the power lines from damage. While the utility...