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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.

Beaufort teen leads police in car chase, arrested on drug charges
Fri, 22 May 2015 02:18:11 GMT -

A Beaufort teen was arrested on various drug charges Wednesday after leading police on a chase before his car broke down, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff's Office news release. Lorenzo Williams Jr., 17, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine, simple possession of marijuana and failure to stop for blue lights, after leading Sheriff's Office deputies on a vehicle chase shortly after midnight.

University of South Carolina Beaufort's Douglas Qualifies For Final At NAIA Nationals
Fri, 22 May 2015 02:18:10 GMT -

University of South Carolina Beaufort runner Betsy Douglas began the Sand Sharks' time at the NAIA Track & Field National Championships with an impressive performance Thursday, shattering her own school record in the 1,500-meter prelims to advance to Saturday's final. Douglas finished second in her heat with a time of 4:32.42, more than nine seconds faster than her previous best from earlier this season.

Census data: Bluffton eighth fastest-growing municipality in S.C.
Fri, 22 May 2015 02:18:09 GMT -

Beaufort County is among the nation's fastest-growing metropolitan areas, and Bluffton is the main engine fueling that spurt. The town surpassed 15,000 residents for the first time as of July and was the eighth fastest-growing municipality in South Carolina since July 2010, according to data released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Books: Revealing author gets a closer look
Tue, 19 May 2015 11:56:52 GMT -

Pat Conroy shouldn't worry if he never sells another book. If his performance for the Moveable Feast last week in Litchfield is any indication, he could become a comedian.

Logo of school named for black congressman confusing, a slap in the facea to some
Mon, 18 May 2015 08:56:11 GMT -

If it weren't for the escaped slave's namesake, many might be completely confused about who the Robert Smalls International Academy is trying to represent with its new logo. Even with the moniker, juxtaposing the famous South Carolinian with stylized art is likely to confuse even those familiar with the Civil War hero.

Books: Revealing author gets a closer look
Fri, 15 May 2015 11:49:39 GMT -

Pat Conroy shouldn't worry if he never sells another book. If his performance for the Moveable Feast last week in Litchfield is any indication, he could become a comedian.

University of South Carolina Beaufort women's golf 12th with play suspended at NAIA nationals
Wed, 13 May 2015 02:01:32 GMT -

The University of South Carolina Beaufort women's golf team was unable to complete its first round at the NAIA Women's Golf National Championship before encroaching thunderstorms halted play Tuesday evening at Savannah Quarters Country Club. Only two of USCB's five players completed their rounds, as junior Lina Sekerkova wrapped up a 1-over-par 73 and freshman Emily Turner finished off a round of 85 before play was suspended.

NY Times Study: Lowcountry children may have harder time moving up income ladder
Wed, 13 May 2015 00:01:17 GMT -

According to two Harvard economists, children living in the Lowcountry may have a harder time moving up the income ladder. The income mobility study focuses on how counties affect how much money children make when they get older.

Beaufort firefighters use special nozzle to attack Mossy Oaks attic fire
Tue, 12 May 2015 18:50:53 GMT -

Beaufort-Port Royal firefighters used a special tool to fight an attic fire in Mossy Oaks Monday, allowing them to quickly extinguish the blaze with minimal damage to the house and no injuries to anyone. Neighbors of the Mystic Circle property alerted dispatch about the fire at 3 p.m. Monday.

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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