A series of public meetings this week will help plan Beaufort County’s Reconstruction era national monument. National Park Service officials will host meetings on St. Helena Island and in Port Royal and Beaufort to learn more about what residents feel is important in telling the story of the area during and after the Civil War.
Nine months after a messy re-entry following the worst hurricane to hit Beaufort County in decades, county officials lack a detailed plan on how to manage returning residents, instead touting the need to stay flexible while promising better communication.
If the reporting on Beaufort County School District credit card charges is accurate ($30 million last year), that calculates to $2,212 per work day, per card. It’s more if you only count student-contact days.