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Welcome to Lowcountry Islands

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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Local news for Beaufort, SC continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Column: Beaufort County's big chill: How AC turned us inside out
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:06:43 GMT -

The vine that ate the South has reached as far as Canada, but experts say it ran away because of global warming, not the summertime scorched earth we're experiencing.

Much to appreciate when reflecting on longtime friendship
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:06:48 GMT -

It started when I heard her voice as I was waiting at the deli: "You have not changed a bit," she said.

Just like our taste in milk, Bluffton has changed over the years
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:57:04 GMT -

Mix peaches carefully with 2 tablespoons of sugar, cornstarch then the lemon juice.

Starbucks project remains in limbo as details hashed out
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:15:27 GMT -

A developer seeking to bring a Starbucks to Beaufort will get concessions on some key building features, but other differences between 303 Associates and city officials remain unresolved.

Beaufort proudly welcomes Warlords
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 02:00:52 GMT -

On July 11, the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce, Military Enhancement Committee, Military Affairs Committee, City of Beaufort, Beaufort Water Festival, and SCE&G partnered for a special event in Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park to welcome Beaufort's first F-35B squadron.

Beaufort men arrested after allegedly attempting to rob gun store
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:38:34 GMT -

A Beaufort man arrested after allegedly breaking into a gun store on Saturday was also arrested on two warrants for criminal sexual conduct with a minor, according to the Beaufort Police Department.

PHOTO: Building an oyster castle
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:59:52 GMT -

Denise Parsick, right, of Beaufort, hands a concrete block to John Heinsohn, a wildlife biologist with S.C. Department of Natural Resources, as they build an oyster castle on a beach along the Morgan River.

Beaufort County suspends accommodations-tax grants
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:50:19 GMT -

Beaufort County has suspended applications for accommodations-tax grants because of a steep, unexpected decrease in state funding, according to county officials.

Kuhns celebrate 50th anniversary
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 16:41:02 GMT -

William and Mary Kuhn were married 50 years ago on July 30, 1964 in Yemassee. They met when Bill was stationed on Parris Island.

Golf Packages and Vacation Resources

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.

 
 
Hilton Head Timeshares and Vacation Rentals

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!

Beaufort Sportfishing Club

Beaufort Sportfishing Club 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.

Frogmore Stew - Lowcountry Boil Recipe

Frogmore Stew - Lowcountry Boil 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.

Ingredients:
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
Cook Time:30
Total Time:45 Minutes

Directions:
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.

 
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