Beaufort News

Lecture series to focus on local history

The second part of a new series of lectures on local history will be at 1:30 p.m. today at the Heritage Library on Hilton Head Island.

Bill Alstaetter, former president of the Heritage Library, will examine the lives of early colonists, including their conflicts with American Indian tribes.

Part three will be on Oct. 11. Bob Smith will speak on South Carolina's role in secession.

The cost is $8 for members and $10 for non-members. There is a discount for couples.

Reservations: 843-686-6560.