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Beaufort, South Carolina is located in Beaufort County. Zip codes in Beaufort, SC include 29903, 29906, and 29901. The median home price in Beaufort is $250,000 which is roughly $123/per square foot. More Beaufort information.

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Local artist Laura Palermo champions the plight of the sea turtle

The sea turtle has a friend in artist Laura Palermo. And a more unlikely friendship there never was: a young woman raised near the industrial haven of Pittsburgh in artistic alliance with a reptile who spends the majority of its long life out at sea, returning to shore only briefly to lay its eggs.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Island Packet

Column: Beaufort County's big chill: How AC turned us inside out

The vine that ate the South has reached as far as Canada, but experts say it ran away because of global warming, not the summertime scorched earth we're experiencing.

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The Island Packet

Much to appreciate when reflecting on longtime friendship

It started when I heard her voice as I was waiting at the deli: "You have not changed a bit," she said.

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The Island Packet

Just like our taste in milk, Bluffton has changed over the years

Mix peaches carefully with 2 tablespoons of sugar, cornstarch then the lemon juice.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Island Packet

Starbucks project remains in limbo as details hashed out

A developer seeking to bring a Starbucks to Beaufort will get concessions on some key building features, but other differences between 303 Associates and city officials remain unresolved.

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The Island Packet

Beaufort proudly welcomes Warlords

On July 11, the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce, Military Enhancement Committee, Military Affairs Committee, City of Beaufort, Beaufort Water Festival, and SCE&G partnered for a special event in Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park to welcome Beaufort's first F-35B squadron.

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The Island Packet

Beaufort men arrested after allegedly attempting to rob gun store

A Beaufort man arrested after allegedly breaking into a gun store on Saturday was also arrested on two warrants for criminal sexual conduct with a minor, according to the Beaufort Police Department.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Island Packet

PHOTO: Building an oyster castle

Denise Parsick, right, of Beaufort, hands a concrete block to John Heinsohn, a wildlife biologist with S.C. Department of Natural Resources, as they build an oyster castle on a beach along the Morgan River.

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The Island Packet

Beaufort County suspends accommodations-tax grants

Beaufort County has suspended applications for accommodations-tax grants because of a steep, unexpected decrease in state funding, according to county officials.

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The Island Packet

Kuhns celebrate 50th anniversary

William and Mary Kuhn were married 50 years ago on July 30, 1964 in Yemassee. They met when Bill was stationed on Parris Island.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Island Packet

Beaufort men arrested on burglary charges

Christopher Mitchell, 23, and Markese Singleton, 21, were arrested by the Beaufort Police Department and charged with attempted burglary, second-degree burglary, criminal conspiracy, and possession of burglary tools, the jail log states.

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Kick back in Beaufort, SC

The sleepy town, whose name is pronounced B’YEW-fert, is so picturesque that Hollywood has used it as the backdrop for such films as “The Prince of Tides” and “Forrest Gump.” And while there are many lovely cafes, bakeries, chocolateries, coffee shops and restaurants in the district, you won’t find a Starbucks or a ... (more)

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The Island Packet

Port Royal Sound Maritime Center plans to open by end of August

David Harter, a member of the board with the Port Royal Sound Foundation, describes the size of the red drum and black drum fish that will be the first to live in the aquarium, shown behind him, after he renovations for the Port Royal Sound Foundation Maritime Center are completed on Friday afternoon on Lemon Island.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Island Packet

Beaufort Water Festival washed out

"For the safety of everyone and the safety of our crew, we can't do it," program coordinator Bill Damude said minutes after festival command staff made the decision.

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The Island Packet

SCE&G to provide free energy-efficiency improvements to as many as 250 homes

SCE&G hopes to replicate a program that would make as many as 250 homes in northern Beaufort County more energy efficient -- at no cost to the homeowners.

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The Island Packet

Marine Corps pilot opens cafe, creperie with 'European feel, southern charm'

Badcock Home Furniture and More is moving from its Lady's Island location, where it has been for a quarter of a century.

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The Island Packet

Good news blows in about wind coverage

As many as 25 companies have begun offering wind coverage in the past few years here in Beaufort County.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Island Packet

Suppertime in Beaufort: Hot shrimp, Beaufort Whistlers and an Eagles tribute

For supper at the 59th Annual Beaufort Water Festival, organizers decided that instead of bringing in shrimp that was cooked off-site, they'd move the cooking in closer to the table, with boilers stationed behind the serving tables.

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The Island Packet

TCL offering new courses in solar technology, avionics

To register for one of the solar or avionics programs at TCL, go to www.tcl.edu/apply .

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The Island Packet

Beaufort's Mossy Oaks fire station could begin construction September

The city of Beaufort is about two months away from breaking ground on a new fire station, and less than a year from its expected completion date.

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