Community Happenings

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  • ANNIVERSARIES

    Hopkins celebrate golden anniversary

    Don and Linda Hopkins of Okatie celebrated their 50th anniversary on Aug. 23, 2014. They were married in 1964 in Knightstown, Ind. They have lived in Okatie for the last 15 years and have two children and two granddaughters.

  • COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

    Lowcountry bridge results for Aug. 31

    Beaufort Duplicate Bridge Club

  • BIRTHS

    Olivia Simmons

    Minnie and Oliver Simmons of Beaufort announce the birth of a daughter, Olivia Janelle Simmons, at 8:37 a.m. Aug. 21 at Coastal Carolina Hospital. The newborn weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and measured 19.5 inches. She has a brother, Jayden, 7, and a sister, Adrielle, 6. Maternal grandparents are...

  • BIRTHS

    Rylee Vargas

  • BIRTHS

    Emily McKinley

    Jennifer and Brandon McKinley of Bluffton announce the birth of a daughter, Emily Maria McKinley, at 10:04 p.m. Aug. 20 at Hilton Head Hospital. The newborn weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 19 inches. Maternal grandparents are Mary Lou and Robert Fletcher of Hilton Head Island. Paternal ...

  • BIRTHS

    Graham Nelson

    Sarah and Bart Nelson of Beaufort announce the birth of a son, Graham Bailer Nelson, at 8:21 p.m. Aug. 19 at Hilton Head Hospital. The newborn weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and measured 21.5 inches. Maternal grandparents are Melissa Burgess of Brewton, Ala. and the late Regnard Burgess III of Brewton...

  • BIRTHS

    Tinsleigh Counterman

    Audry and Rob Counterman of Beaufort announce the birth of a daughter, Tinsleigh Counterman, at 5:15 p.m. Aug. 11 at Coastal Carolina Hospital. The newborn weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces, and measured 18.5 inches. She has a brother, Aiden, 4, and a sister, Madisen, 9 months. Maternal grandparents are...

  • COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

    National conference on Underground Railroad coming to Mitchelville on Hilton Head

    The Mitchelville Preservation Project will host members of the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program on Sept. 12 at the historic Cherry Hill School.

  • CHRISTOPHER BENEK

    Technology is helping people to live more fully in Christ through charity

    Anyone who even loosely pays attention to social media knows that it comes with its fair share of narcissism. Self-promotion, selfies and the lack of personal accountability are all prominent aspects of social media environments. But what people often fail to recognize is that social media and greater...

  • CAST & BLAST

    Nothing scarier than a new boat owner with no common sense

    I rarely fish on the weekends. Back in the day I used to do it, but as more and more people started getting boats, I simply couldn't take their obvious lack of knowledge (and courtesy). It was like watching a bunch of 15-year-olds learn to parallel park for the first time. On the one hand, it's ...

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