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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Media outlets report that prosecutors in Beaufort say a custody fight resulted in the killing of a man there Jan. 9. Authorities say 38-year-old Anthony Ellison and 21-year-old Jasmine Femia are charged with murder and conspiracy in the shooting death of 30-year-old Nicholas Degros. He was the father of Femia's son.
Representatives of the offshore drilling industry will join a conservation group for a forum being held in Beaufort. Today's event is sponsored by the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce.
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Opera enthusiasts now fit into Sun City's long list of organizations with the Opera Friends group, which is now in formation. Sun City resident Jim Cubie has been a fan of vocal music for most of his life, so when he and his wife realized none of the community's hundreds of social groups were opera-related, they decided to start one.
Bluffton Police Department officials say they have found numerous issues with the town's alcohol sales and consumption regulations that need to be addressed. Now, the department and town staff are asking Town Council to consider changes that would allow easier enforcement against public drinking and restrict sales and consumption hours.
Mother indicted on charge of injecting feces into ill son's IV - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports A mother said to be suffering from Munchausen by proxy was indicted Tuesday on several counts after authorities say she put her son's feces in his IV bag. In a FOX19 Investigates story, a source close to the case said Candida Fluty mixed up her son's feces and injected them into his IV.
The Technical College of the Lowcountry's high placement rate puts the school among the top three institutions in South Carolina's 16-school technical college system. With 93.2 percent placed in a job related to their education or continuing with their studies, the two-year school surpasses the system average by 7 points.
A match made at Publix: Donor finds perfect-match recipient at c - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports "Lorene just came through my line one day," recalled Davis. "And she said, 'what's your blood type?' And I was like, 'God this lady is weird,' ya know? And I was like, O-positive.
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.