Billy Dengler's favorite color is orange.
Enrollment, the terrain of the construction site, potential natural hazards -- all can influence the design of a school building.
As Wednesday's deadline to file property-tax appeals approaches, some Beaufort County homeowners are questioning appraisals that left them with sharp increases in taxes even as their properties' value dropped.
In coming weeks, our staff will present its picks for top local stories of 2013. But why let us have all the fun? You can vote for the year's top story on this poll. We'll reveal the winner on New Year's Day in print and here at islandpacket.com.