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11:38 am on Friday March 30, 2012

Penn Center crossing the 150 year mark

Flickr user Tim Brown Architecture Originally opened in 1862 as a school for freed slaves to learn work and trade skills, Penn Center continues on St. Helena Island as a marker and preserver of Sea Island history and tradition. This year the school...
11:42 am on Wednesday June 15, 2011

Water utility calls for conservation throughout Beaufort's Sea Islands

Flickr user lightknight It's been weeks since we've seen any significant (um what is it called? it's wet and falls from the sky. we remember seeing it once.), oh yes, rain, in the Lowcountry. With that, Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority,...
3:57 am on Tuesday November 23, 2010

Gullah Heritage Corridor plan moves along ever so slowly

Flickr user concubine The on-again, off-again plan to create a heritage corridor preserving the Gullah/Geechee culture appears to be on again, sorta. According to a Post and Courier story the corridor commission met over the weekend and voted to...
6:56 am on Friday September 17, 2010

Is Gullah culture at risk?

Flickr user concubine The Island Packet has an interesting story on a federal plan to preserve the Gullah-Geechee culture along the Sea Island coast. Give it a read here. Discussion of this preservation corridor has been ongoing for several years,...