Ask and Answer for Oct. 3

info@islandpacket.comOctober 3, 2011 

This week's question

What former state senator and Beaufort Gazette publisher helped secure a grant to build a Carnegie Library in Beaufort in the late 1910s?

From last week

Question: Who upset J.E. McTeer in the 1962 election for Beaufort County Sheriff?

Answer: L.W. Wallace upset J.E. McTeer in the 1962 election for Beaufort County Sheriff, ending McTeer's 37-year run in the office.

First to answer correctly: Tommy O'Brien

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