Happy new year and 300th birthday Beaufort (update: photos)

A crowd gathers for the Founders Night celebration in Watefront Park.

Update January 2, photos: Lowcountry Weekly has posted a slew of photos of the fireworks and event.

Take a gander on their Facebook page.

First reporting January 1: Happy new year to us in the area that was chartered in 1711.

We hope you're having a great New Year's Day, and we'll be taking things a bit light today to spend time with our families. 

In the meantime, if you're curious how last night's Founders' Night in Waterfront Park went, check out this report at The Island Packet.

And don't forget there's still a bit of fun to be had today.

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