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5:11 pm on Thursday June 19, 2014

Carriage horse crashes into downtown home

The spooked horse ran full speed down Limehouse Street, crashing into a Tradd Street home.
3:18 am on Sunday May 29, 2011

Opining on a bad idea: A forced Beaufort horse carriage monopoly

Flickr user Stuck in Customs In case you missed it, in response to ongoing kerfuffles with Beaufort's horse carriage tours, the city has proposed instituting a forced monopoly. The general idea being that if there's just one operator and there's...
2:30 am on Friday May 20, 2011

Future of Beaufort's horse carriage tours debated (update: a forced monopoly on the horizon?)

Flickr user CARLOS62 Update May 20: According to a report from the Island Packet, one city council member is reaching out to the state attorney general to ask wether council can consolidate the two horse-carriage companies competing for business...
5:04 am on Friday January 21, 2011

There's a movie star roaming Beaufort's streets with a procession in tow

Flickr user ryanlintelman Not Merlin, but you get the idea. Sea Island Carriage Co. has recently signed on a new and soon-to-be-famous team member: Nine-year-old Merlin. Merlin is, of course, a horse and was last owned by Disney where he was used...
5:03 am on Monday October 25, 2010

Horse-drawn carriage issues back before Beaufort City Council

Flickr user smartbydesign Does anything cause as much consistent controversy in this city as horse-drawn carriages? Seriously, other issues come and go, but seems the carriages and the controversy that comes with them are here to stay. Seems the...
8:45 am on Tuesday June 23, 2009

Downtown carriage company under investigation

Image by Flickr user *Kid*Doc*One*Image by 20090623-horse.jpg Carolina Polo and Carriage Company is being investigated after Nancy Lane, a horse boarder, accused the company of neglecting its animals. Five of the company's horses have died over the...