Beaufort News

County offers grants for hospitality projects

For the first time, a portion of Beaufort County hospitality-tax revenue will be available to groups seeking to use the money for hospitality-related projects.

The county has $100,000 from hospitality tax revenue for the grants, according to a news release. Possible uses include tourism-related buildings, facilities or land acquisition; river or beach access and renourishment; transportation projects that provide access to tourist sites; and tourism promotions or advertisements.

Applications are available at Submit them in PDF or Word format to Sue Rainey, clerk to council, at The deadline is 5 p.m. Feb. 18.

Grants will be reviewed by the county Accommodations Tax Board and County Council.