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After decades of obscurity, a World War II ace is finally coming home

World War II ace Albert Schlegel, whose remains were recently identified in France, will be buried this week in Beaufort National Cemetery.

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Dancing With Our Stars in Beaufort

The Dancing With Our Stars benefit was held on March 25, 2017 for the Child Abuse Prevention Association at the USCB Center for the Arts in Beaufort. In the contest, 11 two-person teams of dancers -- one a local notable, the other a person with dance experience -- competed for a judge's choice and people's choice award. In addition, the Lowcountry Dance Center, the Beaufort Academy of Dance, and the Ballet Company of Beaufort Academy of Dance performed. Proceeds benefit the Open Arms Children's Home and other CAPA programs. The event was co-sponsored by the Exchange Club of Beaufort and the USCB Center for the Arts. The Judge's Choice award went to Dr. Claude Tolbert and Nicole McGough, while the the People's Choice award went to Tracey Robinson and Topher Maraffi, for raising $12,010.

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Why a rare teachable moment means Beaufort County students will have a day off

The highly anticipated August total solar eclipse has caused the S.C. General Assembly to create a workaround so state school districts could start back early — and have off Monday, Aug. 21, the date of the eclipse. The eclipse — which will visible in 14 states, according to NASA — is an educational opportunity for both students and teachers, said Beaufort County School District Spokesperson Jim Foster.

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Dancing With Our Stars in Beaufort

The Dancing With Our Stars benefit was held on March 25, 2017 for the Child Abuse Prevention Association at the USCB Center for the Arts in Beaufort. In the contest, 11 two-person teams of dancers -- one a local notable, the other a person with dance experience -- competed for a judge's choice and people's choice award. In addition, the Lowcountry Dance Center, the Beaufort Academy of Dance, and the Ballet Company of Beaufort Academy of Dance performed. Proceeds benefit the Open Arms Children's Home and other CAPA programs. The event was co-sponsored by the Exchange Club of Beaufort and the USCB Center for the Arts. The Judge's Choice award went to Dr. Claude Tolbert and Nicole McGough, while the the People's Choice award went to Tracey Robinson and Topher Maraffi, for raising $12,010.
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Dancing With Our Stars in Beaufort 1:27

Dancing With Our Stars in Beaufort

Sailboats race on the Beaufort River 1:10

Sailboats race on the Beaufort River

Spanish fort comes to life four centuries later 0:39

Spanish fort comes to life four centuries later

Coming attraction: what's next at the Santa Elena Center 1:27

Coming attraction: what's next at the Santa Elena Center