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Golfing legend Arnold Palmer, 87, dies

Palmer rose from a blue-collar background to become part of the sport’s royalty – he was colloquially known on the PGA tour as “The King” – and frequent playing partner of U.S. presidents. He left an indelible mark on the world of golf in the form of nearly 300 signature – designed courses, and Arnold Palmer Enterprises, which handled his endorsements and other ventures, helped make Palmer the first golfer to make his name a worldwide franchise.

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More lawsuits target Beaufort County water-filtration system sales

A Beaufort County salesman lied about the water quality in the area while pushing a water-filtration system and convinced residents to enter a prohibitive financing deal that negatively affected their credit, according to two more lawsuits filed this month related to the filtration systems. The lawsuits join several others that began in 2012.

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Love the Friends of Beaufort Library Book Sale? Join and you can shop early

You don't join Friends of Beaufort Library if you don't love libraries or books, but the number of people joining tends to jump this time of the year. Marilyn Harcharik, president of Friends of Beaufort Library, explained why on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, during their members-only early sale at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park. The annual book sale is open to the public Friday from noon to 6 p.m., Saturday (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.), and Sunday (noon to 4 p.m.).

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Your leaky septic system or polluted building site could land you in jail

Feeling pressure from the state and federal government, Beaufort County is working to beef up its water pollution regulations. The proposed changes would impose hefty fines and even jail time on polluters such as property owners with failing septic tanks, builders who fail to take proper runoff precautions during projects, and business owners who dump chemicals into the sewer system.

Local Military News

Final drill evaluation at Parris Island, Sept. 21, 2016

Recruits in the 4th Recruit Training Battalion at Marine Recruit Depot Parris Island march during a final drill evaluation Sept. 21, 2016, at the S.C. installation. The strict, particular nature of close-order drill reinforces discipline and precision and fosters unit cohesion. Papa Company is scheduled to graduate Sept. 30.

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Love the Friends of Beaufort Library Book Sale? Join and you can shop early

You don't join Friends of Beaufort Library if you don't love libraries or books, but the number of people joining tends to jump this time of the year. Marilyn Harcharik, president of Friends of Beaufort Library, explained why on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, during their members-only early sale at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park. The annual book sale is open to the public Friday from noon to 6 p.m., Saturday (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.), and Sunday (noon to 4 p.m.).
Delayna Earley dearley@beaufortgazette.com
Love the Friends of Beaufort Library Book Sale? Join and you can shop early 1:00

Love the Friends of Beaufort Library Book Sale? Join and you can shop early

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Lady's Island Walmart site underway

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Behind pipeline leak that caused gas shortages in Beaufort County

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