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    Friday, May 24, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 23, 2019  Board approves new superintendent’s contract;Rodriguez scheduled to begin work on July 1   BEAUFORT – The Beaufort County Board of Education today approved a four-year contract with Frank Rodriguez, the veteran educator selected to lead the district.      A statement from the Board said its members are looking forward to working with Rodriguez, ...read more
    Categories: Beaufort County, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release, Town of Bluffton
    Monday, May 20, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, May 20, 2019   Students are ‘perfect’ in national vocabulary contest; school team places third nationally   BEAUFORT – Six district elementary school students earned perfect scores in the spring edition of a national vocabulary competition, while a team from a district elementary school placed third in the nation.   The WordMasters Challenge, the nation’s ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Beaufort County, Education
    Tuesday, May 14, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 14, 2019   Public relations group recognizes educators with 2019 state awards for communications   BEAUFORT – District educators have earned statewide recognition for their communications efforts, bringing home five awards from the South Carolina chapter of the National School Public Relations Association.   Hilton Head Island Elementary earned three ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Beaufort County, Education
    Tuesday, May 14, 2019
    Congaree Foundation wins Bill Verity Cup   May 13, 2019 BEAUFORT, SC --- Congaree sweeps the Bill Verity Cup Charity Golf Tournament coming out on top at the Chechessee Golf Club on May 9, 2019.  Over 70+ players came together in solidarity to support over 600 youth who attend the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northern Beaufort County.  The Cup is in its 11th year and has become a staple in the Boys & ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, May 09, 2019
    For more information: Debbie SzpankaPublic Information OfficerTown of Bluffton20 Bridge StreetBluffton, South Carolina 29910(Office): 843.706.4534(Cell):     843.540.2274(Email): dszpanka@townofbluffton.com  Town Hosts 4th Annual Historic Preservation Symposium  The Town of Bluffton is hosting its fourth annual Historic Preservation Symposium Thursday, May 23 at 5: 30 p.m. at Town Hall (20 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Town of Bluffton, Press Release
    Thursday, May 09, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 9, 2019   Hilton Head Island High senior is district’s second National Merit Scholarship winner   BLUFFTON – A Hilton Head Island High School senior has been named as the Beaufort County School District’s second National Merit Scholarship winner.   Meaghan Lyons competed with 15,000 national finalists to earn one of 7,600 college scholarships worth ...read more
    Categories: Beaufort County, Community, Education, Press Release
    Monday, May 06, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 3, 2019   School district’s 2019 teachers, support staff of the year surprised by visits, announcements   BEAUFORT – Some very special Beaufort County School District teachers and support staff were surprised today with flowers, pep rallies, and breakfasts as Board of Education members made surprise visits to announce 2019-2020 Teachers of the Year and ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Beaufort County, Education, Community
    Monday, May 06, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, April 29, 2019   First of two public forums on school district budget rescheduled from May 2 to May 14   BEAUFORT – The first of two public forums for community members to learn more about the school district budget being developed by the Beaufort County Board of Education for the 2019-20 school year has been rescheduled.   That public forum at Bluffton ...read more
    Categories: Beaufort County, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Economic, Community
    Monday, May 06, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, April 23, 2019   May River High senior announced as National Merit Scholarship winner   BLUFFTON – A May River High School senior is among the first group of winners in the National Merit Scholarship Program.   Faith Shupard has been announced as the winner of the National Merit Gulfstream/Rolls Royce Annual Scholarship.  She is among more than 1,000 ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Beaufort County, Community, General News Article
    Thursday, May 02, 2019
    NEW YORK (May 1, 2019) – Organizers today announced the launch of 7 Days of Giving, a week-long campaign designed to raise awareness of seven charities in the South Carolina Lowcountry and Georgia’s Coastal Empire. The 7 Days of Giving project is a week-long campaign designed to raise awareness of seven charities in the region and empower residents  to break down stereotypical barriers to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Beaufort County, Press Release, Jasper County
    Friday, April 26, 2019
    A new type of fitness studio has opened its doors in Old Town Bluffton. Flow Space Fitness is a fitness studio and wellness company that offers a variety of fitness classes- including yoga, barre, high-intensity interval training and kettlebell. Flow Space owners Zach and Erica Ellis seek to bring an exercise program to the community that focuses on intentional movement and  is grounded in the ...read more
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