The Lowcountry is framed by the Atlantic Ocean on the east border, Charleston on the north border and Georgia to the south. The Lowcountry has cultural and a rich and extraordinary heritage. The splendid coastal sector of Beaufort, is composed of roughly 350,000 acres of marshes. Here the rivers of Ashepoo, Combahee and Edisto finish their voyage by running in the sea.
Amazing is the best manner of describing the Lowcountry of South Carolina and the surrounding sea islands. It is this arrangement which draws thousands every year to Hilton Head, Beaufort, Bluffton and the surrounding communities.
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Two men who pleaded guilty to killing a 25-year-old Beaufort man after arranging to buy the victim's pickup truck off Craigslist have been sentenced. Multiple media outlets report 21-year-old Jquan Scott of James Island was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole in Charleston County court.
Officials say there was no danger to the public and the incident was isolated to one building at 785 Robert Smalls Parkway. The leak caused delays in the eastbound lanes of SC Hwy 170 near Savannah Highway for a couple of hours.
In the event that all of Chatham County is evacuated on a mandatory basis, Interstate 16 will be converted to one-way travel from Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to U.S. 1 . Eastbound travel will be diverted to Ga.
Readers of Outside magazine say Boone, nestled in the mountains of western North Carolina, and Beaufort, S.C., in the coastal lowcountry are among the "Best Places to Live in America."
Man accused of having sex with women, not revealing he has HIV - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports A man was arrested in metro Atlanta after being accused of repeatedly having sex with women without telling them he is HIV positive. Police say Jason Young has been charged with seven counts of reckless conduct on an HIV person.
The city was placed in a bracket of 64 towns and was named one of 16 finalists, which were judged by voters as the top places in the U.S. to "work, run, eat, sail, paddle, drink, ride, and climb." Comments are welcome, so long as they are civil.
Sarah Poff of Lowcountry National Bank, Beaufort, SC, recognized that not all financial statements you use, may certify to you that the document is true and correct. What are you supposed to do? She uses this Certification of a Personal Financial Statement form to demonstrate authenticity.
In Clementa "Ment" Nelson's illustrations, the rural Lowcountry and the people who make their lives there are depicted with an unusual degree of warmth and familiarity. Somehow, this artist and musician - he's also in the hip-hop group OXYxMORON - can take simple pen-and-ink line drawings, which he then digitizes and colors, and imbues them with vibrant life.
County Council's public facilities committee approved last week a $485,500 contract, including a 12 percent contingency, with Beaufort-based Lane Construction Corporation to smooth out the intersection and resurface an older stretch of the parkway between Buck Island and Simmonsville roads that county officials say is wearing down. Funding would come from the county's resurfacing and improvements account, which has a current available balance of $1.48 million and stems from car tag fees, engineering director Rob McFee said.
Home to some of the nation′s most renowned golf courses, the South Carolina Lowcountry provides the golfer a paradise that combines breathtaking, natural beauty with world-class courses. With many of the courses providing some of the best ocean golf in the country, you′ll enjoy your game like never before.
In the Lowcountry Islands Golf and Vacation Packages section, you will find the best selection of golf vacation packages for Hilton Head, Beaufort and the surrounding area. In fact, some of the best golf resorts and courses in the world are located in the Lowcountry.
One of the Lowcountrys most popular vacation destinations, Hilton Head Island is home to many attractions and activities sure to please every vacationer. From championship golf courses and parasailing to more idle pursuits like sunbathing and fine dining, this small island combines the best of an Atlantic Coast vacation with the Lowcountrys unique and inviting character. Let us help you find the perfect oceanfront timeshare or vacation rental for your next vacation on Hilton Head – its sure to be one you and your family will never forget!
The Beaufort Sportfishing and Diving Club is a great place to learn about inshore / near shore fishing and diving in the waters of the Lowcountry. Each month the club features guest speakers that provide current information on various topics of importance. They meet at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club facility.
For more information, you can visit the club website or call Captain Frank Gibson at 522-2020.
If you visit Beaufort and the surrounding Lowcountry, you have to try the local favorite, Forgmore Stew at anyone of the many restaurants. The traditional Frogmore Stew (Lowcountry Boil) is usually served outdoors on paper plates on newspaper-covered picnic tables. Just pour the stew out on the table and let everyone have at it. This is a true Lowcountry tradition and you just can't find anything more enjoyable.
This following recipe will serve 6 to 8 people. However, the recipe can be easily adjusted for more or fewer people by allowing 1/2 pound of shrimp per person, 1/4 pound of sausage per person, 1 1/2 ears of corn per person, and 2 tablespoons of "boil" per gallon of water.
6 quarts water
3/4 cup Old Bay Seasoning
2 pounds new red potatoes
2 pounds hot smoked sausage links, cut into 2 inch pieces
12 ears corn - husked, cleaned and quartered
4 pounds large fresh shrimp, unpeeled
(You can also add fresh crabs)Add partially cleaned but uncooked crab to the pot at the same time as the corn.
Preparation Time:15 Minutes
Total Time:45 Minutes
Bring water and Old Bay Seasoning to boil in a large stockpot.
Add potatoes and cook for 15 minutes. Add sausage and cook for 5 minutes more. Add corn and cook for another 5 minutes. Stir in the shrimp and cook until shrimp are pink, about 5 minutes. Drain immediately and serve.
Be careful not to over cook the shrimp.