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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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SC Parental Choice Program: Modest Expansions
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:27:19 GMT -

South Carolina's Educational Credits for Exceptional Needs Children for 2015-16 was renewed, revised, and even modestly expanded. Added to the $8 million in tax credits for donations to scholarship providers was a further $4 million in direct tuition tax credits for parents and guardians of children with disabilities paying private school costs out-of-pocket.

County to get more control of road funds
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 05:13:15 GMT -

With Beaufort County set to receive nearly $7.6 million to fix state-owned roads, its legislative delegation believes the power over how to use the money should reside with County Council. The delegation unanimously passed Monday a resolution to abolish the county transportation committee it appoints, effective Jan. 1. In its place, council would create its own committee with representatives from each of its 11 districts - the same setup as the current committee - to serve in an advisory role.

Burton assault suspect at large
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 03:06:46 GMT -

A suspect in a Tuesday afternoon assault in Beaufort remains at large, after authorities did not locate the man at a home he was believed to be hiding in. Torric Griffin, 37, fled Beaufort County Sheriff's deputies after an assault Tuesday afternoon, and SWAT team personnel surrounded a home on Shanklin Road he was believed to be hiding.

Southern Antebellum Inn
Sun, 28 Jun 2015 14:14:07 GMT -

On the edges of salt marshes and whited sailed waters you can experience relaxation in a stunning southern antebellum style inn. During the month of May, where jasmine floats on sweet picket fences and hedges the walkways along the seaside town of Beaufort, South Carolina, I was enchanted with the quest to come back.

Jasper County students priority in new scholarship fund to honor Pinckney
Sat, 27 Jun 2015 22:36:15 GMT -

The University of South Carolina Beaufort has established the Senator Clementa Pinckney Endowed Scholarship Fund to honor Pinckney's contributions to the Lowcountry. Pinckney, a reverend and married father of two, was among nine who were gunned down this month during Bible study at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal church in Charleston.

Dylann Roof told police he wanted to buy AR-15 but couldn't afford one
Sat, 27 Jun 2015 02:49:37 GMT -

Dylann Roof told police he wanted to buy AR-15 but couldn't affo - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports A Field Interview report released by the Columbia Police Department on Friday details a suspicious activity incident involving Charleston Emanuel AME murder suspect Dylann Roof when officers found a part of an AR-15 in his vehicle. Officers approached Roof as he sat in his car in Earlewood Park at about 3:40 p.m.on March 13, 2015.

Filing for special election to fill Pinckney's seat begins July 3
Fri, 26 Jun 2015 22:33:04 GMT -

The candidate filing period for the special election to fill the late state Sen. Clementa Pinckney's open seat begins July 3 at noon and closes July 13 at noon. Pinckney, who was killed in last week's shooting of nine black people by a white man at a Charleston church where he served as pastor, represented District 45, which covers a portion of northern Beaufort County.

Good Samaritan allows woman to hear her husband's voice before he dies
Fri, 26 Jun 2015 21:25:20 GMT -

Good Samaritan allows woman to hear her husband's voice before h - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports "You don't know who I am but I'm here with your husband and he's been in a terrible accident." "That's when she said can I speak to him so I put the phone to his ear," Walker said.

Day Ahead: Funeral service for SC Senator, Rev. Pinckney
Fri, 26 Jun 2015 17:08:42 GMT -

Funeral arrangements have been set for the South Carolina senator and pastor of the Mother Emanuel AME Church, Rev. Clementa Pinckney.

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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