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    Thursday, January 10, 2019
    BEAUFORT – A veteran administrator has been appointed to serve as interim principal for H.E. McCracken Middle School in Bluffton.   Lindsey Skirtich, an assistant principal at May River High since the school opened in 2016, will take over at H.E. McCracken during the search for a permanent principal who would begin work by the start of the 2019-20 academic year.  McCracken’s previous principal, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community, General News Article, Beaufort County, Education
    Thursday, January 03, 2019
    BEAUFORT – The Beaufort County Board of Education seated six new members tonight and also elected a new slate of officers.   The six new members who took their oaths of office tonight were elected in November.  They were William Smith in District 3 (Portions of St. Helena Island, Lady’s Island and Beaufort); Patricia Fidrych in District 4 (Portions of Port Royal, Shell Point and Parris Island); ...read more
    Categories: Beaufort County, Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Friday, December 28, 2018
    Make this THE year you start!Our first-ever business acceleration cohort {"LAUNCH"} begins January 29th.  The 11 week classroom-style program is designed to provide current and aspiring entrepreneurs with insights, tools, resources, and peer/mentor networks. Participants will engage with business mentors and leading industry experts ...read more
    Categories: Business, Education, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, December 28, 2018
    BEAUFORT – Three days after the Beaufort County Board of Education voted to ask Interim Superintendent Herb Berg to reconsider his closure of a small alternative school, Berg today reaffirmed his decision to transition Islands Academy’s 68 students to other district schools in time for the beginning of second semester.   Islands Academy was created in 2015 as an optional “school of choice” for ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education, Beaufort County, Community, General News Article
    Friday, December 28, 2018
    BLUFFTON – For the 19th consecutive year, the Beaufort County School District has earned an exemplary financial review from outside auditors.  The Greenville-based auditing firm of Elliott Davis told the Board of Education that it had found no weaknesses or deficiencies in the school district’s internal financial controls during the 2017-18 fiscal year and no findings of noncompliance with state ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Beaufort County, General News Article