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Mystery revealed: Geismar to open Beaufort railroad tool manufacturing facility

The heretofore mysterious manufacturing company planning to open up shop in Beaufort has finally been named. And its name is Geismar.

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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.

Local Military News

Remains of WWII pilot receive honorable welcome

WWII pilot Capt. Albert Schlegel's remains arrived Monday, March 27, 2017 at a cargo bay at the Savannah Hilton Head International Airport with a heroes welcome after spending more than 70 years in an American cemetery in France. His only living relative, Callawassie Island, S.C. resident and nephew, Perry Nuhn, his wife, several veterans and the media were on hand to document the arrival. On Thursday, he will be buried with full military honors at Beaufort National Cemetery.

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Remains of WWII pilot receive honorable welcome

WWII pilot Capt. Albert Schlegel's remains arrived Monday, March 27, 2017 at a cargo bay at the Savannah Hilton Head International Airport with a heroes welcome after spending more than 70 years in an American cemetery in France. His only living relative, Callawassie Island, S.C. resident and nephew, Perry Nuhn, his wife, several veterans and the media were on hand to document the arrival. On Thursday, he will be buried with full military honors at Beaufort National Cemetery.
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Remains of WWII pilot receive honorable welcome

Sailboats race on the Beaufort River 1:10

Sailboats race on the Beaufort River

Dancing With Our Stars in Beaufort 1:27

Dancing With Our Stars in Beaufort

Spanish fort comes to life four centuries later 0:39

Spanish fort comes to life four centuries later