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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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University of South Carolina Beaufort chancellor honored for 'significant' contributions
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:44:53 GMT -

State lawmakers are praising the first female chancellor of the University of South Carolina Beaufort, and crediting her with shepherding the Bluffton campus into existence. "Under her leadership, the USCB main campus in Bluffton was conceived and built, including Hargray, Science and Technology, and library buildings, the Campus Center, Recreation Center, and seven student housing buildings," reads the House resolution, introduced this month.

Lawsuit claims Purina's Beneful led to death of thousands of dogs
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 02:21:00 GMT -

Lawsuit claims Purina's Beneful led to death of thousands of dog - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports regarding Purina's dog food, Beneful. A class action lawsuit was filed on Feb. 5 accusing Beneful of making dogs sick and even causing death in some instances.

Day 41 of Jodi Arias trial: Judge approves live broadcast of verdict
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 22:16:24 GMT -

Day 41 of Jodi Arias trial: Judge approves live broadcast of ver - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports Jodi Arias, shown in court on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, chose not to address the jury. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Sherry Stephens on Tuesday approved a media request to broadcast live the verdict in the sentencing retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias.

Tribunea s Jordan ready for Marines boot camp stint Updated at
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 18:04:55 GMT -

Excuse Evening Tribune staff writer Jason Jordan if his answers are curt and his actions abrupt during the next several days. Jordan is preparing for a stint in the United States Marines Corps.

Winter weather, drug charges for teacher & body found in well:...
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:54:41 GMT -

Up to 3 inches of snow is possible in the mountains, Less than half an inch is expected in the Midlands. A freezing rain advisory was canceled for the Beaufort area but continued around Charleston.

Winter weather returns
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:52:13 GMT -

The South Carolina Judicial Department reported that the bar examination will proceed today as scheduled. Any schedule changes prompted by worsening weather will be posted at sccourts.org.

Area schools, some offices closed Tuesday due to weather; freezing rain advisory extended
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 23:03:44 GMT -

The National Weather Service in Charleston issued a freezing rain advisory for seven South Carolina counties from Monday night through early Tuesday afternoon. The advisory includes Charleston and Beaufort.

In case you missed it: Top stories from the weekend
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 09:39:59 GMT -

If walls could talk, then those in the former Immanuel Institute on York Street would have some rich stories to tell. Those stories, in addition to many others, will be told once the new Center for African American History, Art and Culture opens later this year.

No fatalities in military plane crash in South Carolina
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 03:25:43 GMT -

The Valdosta Daily Times reports that the F-18 jet crashed at 2:53 p.m. Sunday; it was flying from Beaufort Marine Corps Station in Beaufort, South Carolina and crashed about 4.5 miles east of Statenville near Ga. 94, according to military authorities at the scene.

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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