Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling speaks in Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in 2015.
Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling speaks in Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in 2015. File Staff Photo
Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling speaks in Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in 2015. File Staff Photo

Stephen Fastenau covers northern Beaufort County as a reporter for The Beaufort Gazette and The Island Packet, where he has worked since 2010 and been recognized with state and national awards. He studied journalism and political science at the University of South Carolina in Columbia and lives in Beaufort.

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