The Palm Sunday procession before the Spanish language Mass on April 9, 2017 at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church recreated Jesus' arrival in Jerusalem, complete with Mario Cordero as Jesus leading the procession on Pardo the donkey.
From fines that could be issued by the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department to helpful tips from the same, there are plenty of things to be aware of before heading to the Savannah St. Patrick's Day celebrations.
Irish is the second most common ancestry in America, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. But how do the numbers look for Beaufort County? Hint: One town in the area actually claims to have more Irish ancestry than any other.
What are students at Hilton Head Island's St. Francis by the Sea giving up for Lent? We asked a couple of eighth graders that question prior to a mass service on March 1, 2017. Church officials also permitted us to record the packed 10 a.m. service, including the administering of ashes.
The ladies at Hilton Head Island Safe Harbour on Feb. 10, 2017, got a totally unexpected early Valentine's Day present. The gift, from the Hilton Head Barbershoppers, wasn't tangible, but it sure provided smiles. Safe Harbour is a nonprofit membership service organization designed to help island residents who wish to remain in their own homes as they grow older.
Looking for love in all the wrong places? To help you find a location for an intimate getaway with that special someone, here are a few pretty places around Beaufort County that would be perfect spots for that romantic walk, or talk (and maybe even a proposal).
Beaufort preschool and kindergarten age students share their thoughts about Valentine's Day on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, at The Little Brown School in Port Royal and Holy Trinity Classical School in Beaufort.
Bluffton pastor Dr. Jon Black, of Campbell Chapel A.M.E. Church, told The Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette that enduring school integration while in elementary school in Sumter, S.C., included some "horrific" times. Back then, said Black, 59, racism was "openly acceptable." In the current climate, he added, it's "quasi-acceptable." Our conversation with Rev. Black wasn't all negative. The former Navy chaplain cited his daughter's recent marriage as a sign that with the "social media" generation, real racial progress can happen.
Bluffton resident Jacob Martin was born and raised just down the street from Campbell Chapel A.M.E. Church, where we spoke with him Jan. 15, 2017. But for a large portion of Martin's life, he worked as a police officer in other cities, including Detroit, where in 1950 he met Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., while working security for a visit by the global icon.