Newspaper has two treasures of its own

Hilton Head Island PacketFebruary 9, 2014 



Twice in recent days, two living treasures of the Lowcountry appeared adjacently on page 3A of the paper — photographer Jay Karr and columnist David Lauderdale.  Lucky readers.

Lauderdale’s pieces on the extraordinary-plus-ordinary charms of Port Royal and on the inspiring devotion of the Siceloff family, and Karr’s photos of the eye-on aerodynamic seagull and of the casually-expert chef, David Young, all resonate with the essence of life in these parts.

Seeing these pages reminds me that, for years, Karr and Lauderdale have conveyed a finely-framed and quietly powerful journalistic humanity. 


Alex Cruden



Hilton Head Island

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