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4:06 am on Monday April 2, 2012

Local elections: Challengers and incumbents

Flickr User LWVC Redrawn lines, new challengers, and incumbents create fluid local races. We've covered the 2010 Census before and mentioned then how the new population data would change the landscape of local politics.  One of the most visible ways...
4:03 am on Monday February 28, 2011

Statewide school budget cuts would hurt Beaufort County

Flickr user Travilin' John The South Carolina house of Representatives approved a bill last Friday which would allow lawmakers to trim more than 10% off local and county government budgets. State officials are considering across the board budget...
3:28 am on Wednesday February 23, 2011

Beaufort Waterfront Park rental fees moving forward, but less than original increase

Flickr user sstetly Island Packet writer Julliann Vachon has continued to cover Waterfront Park's rental rate increases since her original story on February 22. The article is more or less the same as the subject's previous stories, although Vachon...
3:58 am on Friday February 18, 2011

City, consultants start public dialog over new plan

TheDigitel Juliann Vachon of the Island Packet published a piece about Beaufort's soon-to-be implemented Civic Master Plan public workshops. More than 55 people convened at Beaufort City Hall to discuss which programs should be involved in the...