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10:54 am on Wednesday May 15, 2013

'Superstreet' plan for Johns Island draws mixed reviews

A proposed “superstreet” to improve traffic at U.S. Highway 17 and Main Road at the turnoff to Johns Island didn't score an easy victory with residents on Tuesday.
8:47 am on Sunday April 21, 2013

Insurance amendment could cripple expanding beer sampling

The S.C. Senate bill that would relax laws for local breweries allowing them to serve up to four pints of beer to a customer could be made effectively inert by an amendment that would require breweries large and small to take out million dollar...
9:04 am on Thursday April 18, 2013

Messy users encourage new rules for Beaufort parks

Trash, fires, overcrowding, and general problems are spurring discussion about added regulation or rules for residents that want to use Beaufort's parks.
4:49 am on Tuesday February 19, 2013

S.C. bill would OK guns in bars

Image by Flickr user Burns! A Senate panel approved a bill that would allow guns in bars, provided the permitted owner of the gun stays away from alcohol.
9:24 am on Thursday February 14, 2013

S.C. bill would OK guns in bars

A Senate panel approved has approved a bill that would allow guns in bars, provided the permitted owner of the gun stays away from alcohol.
7:30 am on Thursday February 14, 2013

Proposed bill would allow concealed weapons in SC bars, restaurants

Image by Flickr user photobunny A Senate panel approved the bill this week that if passed, would allow guns in bars and restaurants in South Carolina.
5:30 am on Friday January 11, 2013

Rebirth of Hilton Head is warmly received (Update: Old mall demolition begins)

Flickr user joits The current look of the mall would be obliterated and the area turned into a complex of individual stores. (Updates at the bottom.) There could, at long last, be a new future for the much beleaguered Mall at Shelter Cover on Hilton...
2:54 am on Wednesday January 9, 2013

Goose Creek council to vote on smoking ban (Update: Banned)

Image by stock.xchang user anYone- Update: Goose Creek Town Council voted in the ban on Tuesday night — it goes into effect July 1. The vote was split 4 to 3. First reporting: Today, January 8, Goose Creek Town Council is expected to vote on a...
4:56 am on Friday October 26, 2012

Future Kings Road Boat Landing (Update: work begins)

Update October 26th, 2012: The ground breaking ceremony for the new boat landing.   The new boat landing will have a 28-foot wide, two-lane concrete boat ramp on the Intracoastal Waterway and will feature a 200 linear foot floating dock along the...
5:03 am on Friday September 21, 2012

Plans surface for a new Publix on Lady's Island

Flickr user hyku The Island Packet has obtained a copy of plans for a new Lady's Island Publix grocery store that were submitted to the City of Beaufort for review. The new building would be built across the Sea Island Parkway from the current...