Beaufort News

Beaufort News

'Cookies and Concerns' brings a taste of the Women's March on Washington to Beaufort

Organizer Alison Davidson speaks, on Jan. 21, 2017, during a spontaneous gathering of people at the pavilion of Beaufort's Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park that was held in support of the Women's March on Washington. Davidson said the rally-like event, dubbed "Cookies and Concerns," came about through posts on her Facebook page. In addition to discussing their political concerns, participants had also been asked to bring cookies for donation to local charities, Davidson said.

Local Military News

Parris Island Marine separated from Corps in wake of child porn charges

Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island officials say Sgt. Keith Knight, charged with child sex crimes in the Houston, Texas, area, has been kicked out of the Corps with an other-than-honorable discharge. Meanwhile in Texas, prosecutors are open to settling the case with a plea, according to Montgomery County Assistant District Attorney Adam McLane. And they feel their case against Knight, who’s charged with two second-degree felony counts of promotion of child pornography, is strong.

Videos

TCL tunnel is getting a Beaufort inspired face lift

Diane Dunham Britton, co-chair of the Beaufort Arts Council, talks about the Community Mural Project on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, that will begin at the end of February in the tunnel on the Technical College of the Lowcountry's campus in Beaufort.
Delayna Earley dearley@islandpacket.com
TCL tunnel is getting a Beaufort inspired face lift 1:04

TCL tunnel is getting a Beaufort inspired face lift

Love is the theme for Beaufort choir heading to D.C. for festival 1:19

Love is the theme for Beaufort choir heading to D.C. for festival

'Cookies and Concerns' brings a taste of the Women's March on Washington to Beaufort 1:21

'Cookies and Concerns' brings a taste of the Women's March on Washington to Beaufort

Death investigated after Beaufort car fire 0:35

Death investigated after Beaufort car fire