Ask and Answer for April 25

April 25, 2011 

This week's question

Before the Civil War, Beaufort was commonly known by what nickname, a reference to its wealth and stately summer homes built by nearby planters?

From last week

Question: What well-known Beaufort politician helped teach future media mogul Ted Turner to sail at the Savannah Yacht and Country Club in the 1950s?

Answer: Brantley Harvey Jr. helped teach Ted Turner to sail as a teenager at the Savannah Yacht and Country Club in the 1950s.

First to answer correctly: Tommy O'Brien

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