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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It has been two years since the death of Merritt Heyward's husband, Cal, when she receives unexpected news--Cal's family home in Beaufort, South Carolina, bequeathed by Cal's reclusive grandmother, now belongs to Merritt. Merritt travels from Maine to Beaufort, where the secrets of Cal's past reside among the mud and jasmine of the ancestral Heyward home on the Bluff.
In commemoration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, Shakespeare Rep has announced its 2015-16 Legacy Season. A year-long celebration of Shakespeare's enduring influence as a dramatist, the Legacy Season will feature four productions and a series of events honoring Shakespeare's life, work and the history of Shakespearean performance in the Lowcountry.
While nothing will bring back victim Walter Scott, we as a state can learn from the experience and ensure that the unbiased eye of the camera captures future interaction between police and citizens. Last week, a state Senate subcommittee took the first symbolic steps, approving a bill that would require police statewide to wear the small cameras less than one year after the proposal becomes law.
Some South Carolina legislators are hesitant to create yet another way a click or tap could lead to public embarrassment. House lawmakers temporarily blocked legislation last week that would allow the S.C. Department of Revenue to file tax liens online in a searchable format.
A Marine Corps recruit enjoys a visit from Chloe, a certified therapy dog, during in-processing at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island Acute Care Clinic on April 8. The therapy dogs are part of the Red Cross volunteer program at Naval Hospital Beaufort. Mousse visits with recruits.
A Beaufort man was arrested yesterday in connection with a shooting in a parking lot of a barber shop in Burton. Davon Ward, 31, was arrested and charged Thursday with attempted murder, possession of a firearm in the commission of a violent crime and discharging a firearm into a dwelling, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff's Office news release.
On a recent trip to Beaufort, South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia, I saw the uplifting benefits that a city's environmentally sensitive vision can accomplish - government and its citizenry maintaining open spaces for viewing the marsh, strong rules for historic home preservation and the establishment of beautiful public parks. As the First Town in the First State, I wondered if Lewes could also become this type of unique town by incorporating conservancy land trusts, land tax credits and city planning with more parks.
SC working on bill to offer in-state tuition to veterans, depend - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports A federal law passed last year said that public universities need to offer in-state tuition to military veterans and their dependents in order to continue receiving the G.I. Bill benefits. Now, South Carolina is working to pass a bill in order to comply with this law.
Two Beaufort teens accused of attempted murder are facing more charges on Wednesday. Payton Stuberg, 17, and Neils Christensen IV, 16, have been charged with possession of a weapon during a violent crime.
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.