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1:44 am on Tuesday July 10, 2012

Number of births to moms on Medicaid falls in Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton counties

Flickr user Koffiemetkoek The number of moms in total — along with the number of teenage moms — who were relying on Medicaid fell across the region in 2011. In Beaufort County the number of moms giving birth while on Medicaid fell 10.2% to 862, and...
3:38 am on Wednesday January 25, 2012

Teen birth rate continues to fall in Beaufort County, S.C.

Flickr user Koffiemetkoek While the overall teen birth rate is the lowest it has been this century in Beaufort County, the birth rate for mothers between the ages of 15 and 17 has crept back up. In data presented by the S.C. Campaign to Prevent Teen...
12:30 pm on Wednesday February 23, 2011

Decision on sex-ed programs expected soon

Flickr user Asiatic League A Beaufort County panel will make a decision February 23 on which of the two sex-ed programs will be implemented into the schools' curriculum. In an effort to decrease unintentional teenage pregnancies and encourage...