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  • Beaufort's famous Santa, retiring after 23 years, says farewell in style

    After nearly a quarter-century being Santa Claus in the Lowcountry — including annually at Night on the Town and the Beaufort Christmas Parade — Jack Gannon, of Beaufort, is retiring. He treated us to a rip-roaring farewell on Nov. 30, 2016.

After nearly a quarter-century being Santa Claus in the Lowcountry — including annually at Night on the Town and the Beaufort Christmas Parade — Jack Gannon, of Beaufort, is retiring. He treated us to a rip-roaring farewell on Nov. 30, 2016. Josh Mitelman The Island Packet & The Beaufort Gazette
After nearly a quarter-century being Santa Claus in the Lowcountry — including annually at Night on the Town and the Beaufort Christmas Parade — Jack Gannon, of Beaufort, is retiring. He treated us to a rip-roaring farewell on Nov. 30, 2016. Josh Mitelman The Island Packet & The Beaufort Gazette

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