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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.

Construction worker dies in hit and run
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:57:06 GMT -

The Island Packet of Hilton Head reported that 53-year-old Barry Asbury of Vance was struck and killed shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday on state Highway 170. South Carolina Highway Patrol Senior Trooper Hannah Wimberly says 27-year-old Nicole McGuire of Beaufort has been charged with leaving the scene of a wreck and felony driving under the influence resulting in a death.

Duke Street improvements in downtown Beaufort will include paving, drainage and landscaping
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:48:58 GMT -

The second phase of improvements to downtown Beaufort's Duke Street will begin next week as part of the city's continuing efforts to improve and beautify the historic Northwest Quadrant. The work includes the removal of existing road pavement, sidewalks, utilities and drainage, then constructing a new paved road with sidewalks, drainage, landscaping, tree planting, underground utilities, brick-paver parking and new streetlights.

If you can't be there in person, vote absentee
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:24:54 GMT -

Qualified South Carolina voters may cast an absentee ballot prior to the coming Nov. 4 election day. This opportunity is afforded through each county registration office to make voting easier and more accessible.

One person exposed to rabies after being bitten by raccoon in St. Helena
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:45:42 GMT -

One person exposed to rabies after being bitten by raccoon in St - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control said the victim was trying to move what he thought was a dead raccoon from the road. The animal bit the victim on the finger.

Beaufort convenience store robbed at gunpoint
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:11:10 GMT -

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery that occurred late last night at a Beaufort convenience store. According to a Sheriff's Office news release, deputies responded to the Shell Food Mart located at 3530 Trask Parkway in reference to a robbery at about 11:30 p.m. Two female clerks told authorities that the store had just been robbed at gunpoint by three unknown black males.

8th annual Sand Shark Invitational set for Saturday
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:11:09 GMT -

More than 40 teams - an estimated 300-325 runners per gender - are expected to participate in the eighth annual Sand Shark Invitational Cross Country Meet, taking place at Hardeeville this Saturday. The 8k men's race begins at 9 a.m., while the 5k women's race will start at 9:45 a.m. The course starts and finishes on the Hardeeville school campus on Red Damn Road and will loop around a large pond on the adjacent Cooler property.

Room of the Week: Winemaker's Kitchen
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:43:54 GMT -

The new home of Robert and Lydia Mondavi, of the Mondavi winemaking family, may be thousands of miles from Napa Valley, but much of its design pulls from California wine country. Located in coastal Beaufort, SC, the kitchen in particular has a casual, California aesthetic.

Website matches Marines' skills with certifications
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:01:17 GMT -

A Marine operates a forklift during a licensing course aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, South Carolina. A new program aims to translate that type of on-the-job experience into civilian credentials like a commercial driver's license.

Colcock-Teel House hosts Victorian lecture over tea
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:00:59 GMT -

Guests filled the dining area of the historic home as Poovey and her husband Darryl shared the mourning practices of the Victorian period. She also told chilling ghost stories about Beaufort and had mourning clothing and jewelry on display for the guests to see.

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.

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

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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