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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Daily News file photo Ronica Miller; her husband, Rodney Miller Sr.; and attorney Charles Grant leaving Superior Court on St. Thomas in 2008. ST. THOMAS - Ronica Miller, wife of the former Schneider Hospital CEO, asked for reduced bail Monday morning in V.I. Superior Court.
Food cooker left by trash can briefly shuts down part of world's - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports The departures level at the international terminal at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport was briefly shut down on Monday afternoon after a suspicious package was found.
A legal battle between Beaufort County and Berkeley Hall over a proposed frontage road that would provide alternate access onto U.S. 278 from St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church may have an end in sight. The parties have reached a deal to drop their litigation, if the South Carolina Department of Transportation installs a fully-signalized traffic light at the entrance to the Bluffton Township Fire District headquarters to the east of the church.
Some Beaufort County businesses ran afoul of state safety regulations, according to records contained in this month's board materials for the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control. Among them was the Hampton Inn, owned by Columbia Sun Hotel, LLC, and located on William Pope Drive in Bluffton.
A highly anticipated election year took a bit of a hit last week, as there will be no Jasper County school board seats on the November ballot. The U.S. District Court in Charleston issued an order Sept.
You know those times when you wish you were completely alone? Not because you wish for peace and quiet, but because you hate the fact that others witnessed what just happened to you? I'm talking about those embarrassing moments, the ones when your face burns so hot that you feel like you might just melt down into the ground - and you wouldn't mind if you did! You know, those moments! Here's my advice for what to do next time you have a mortifying moment: harness it. Use it to fuel your writing.
Some Beaufort County businesses ran afoul of state safety regulations, according to records contained in this month's board materials for the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control. Among them was the Hampton Inn, owned by Columbia Sun Hotel LLC and located on William Pope Avenue in Bluffton.
Marine Corps fighter jets from Air Station Beaufort are increasing their takeoffs and landings this week in order to prepare for an upcoming deployment. Marine spokeswoman Sgt.
University of South Carolina Beaufort senior goalkeeper Chelsie Mummert earned the Sun Conference defensive player of the week award on Monday. The honor was given after voting by the conference's sports information directors.
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.