Tabernacle Baptist Church in Beaufort celebrated its 153rd anniversary on Sunday with Baptist Church of Beaufort, First Presbyterian Church and Grace Chapel AME. The service was called “By Our Love,” celebrating unity, brotherhood and love in Beaufort.
Porter’s Chapel AME Church is more than a century old and no longer in use. The town of Port Royal and members of Jericho AME, the sister church of Porter’s Chapel, are working to save the structure for use as a town visitor’s center, museum or library. Meanwhile, church leadership is trying to record the history of the two churches, which includes a stop by late pastor Clementa Pinckney.
Harris Pillow Supply in Beaufort plans to double its staff in the next five years and soon will begin renovating the building down the road on Parker Drive previously home to Beaufort Liquidation and 84 Lumber. The plan is to be moved in by November.
A day after his former girlfriend was sentenced to 50 years in prison on murder and conspiracy charges, a Port Royal man was sentenced to 38 years in prison in connection with the brutal January 2015 shooting death of Nicholas Degros.
Thomas L. Allen Sr. explains why he walks from his home in Seabrook to U.S. 21 every Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning to wave at cars as people pass by on Friday, August 26, 2016, near Whale Branch Elementary School.
Blakely Williams, President and CEO of the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce -- which sponsored Military Appreciation Day at Laurel Bay on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016 -- talks about the many activities and events at the festival.