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04/17/2014 Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling’s Chinese Project: Visions of the future

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Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling’s Chinese Project: Visions of the future

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The simple commercial real estate future of Beaufort’s downtown waterfront park?
Photo source: The Furman Company website home page, downtown Greenville SC

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The way it is now

The way it is now

Click here to read about where the money’s coming from.

04/17/2014 Letter to editor: Rezoning always “not all positive”

Letter to editor: Rezoning always “not all positive”

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04/16/2014 Beaufort’s downtown waterfront Chinese investor program mired in U.S. controversy and scandal: Hillary Rodham Clinton’s brother involved

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s brother involved

Beaufort’s downtown waterfront Chinese investor program mired in U.S. controversy and scandal

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04/16/2014 Editorial: Civic Green petition goes viral, Join the force of good for our town

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Civic Green petition goes viral
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04/16/2014 Letter to editor: “Don’t turn Beaufort into a pickle!”

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Letter to editor

“Don’t turn Beaufort into a pickle!”

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04/15/2014 Mayor Billy Keyserling heads to China, refutes accusation he is “in someone’s pocket”.

Mayor Billy Keyserling heads to China, refutes acccusation he is “in someone’s pocket”

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04/15/2014 Civic Green, A New Vision, shows the way to improve Beaufort’s downtown waterfront parking lot

Civic Green, A New Vision, shows the way to improve Beaufort’s downtown waterfront parking lot

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04/14/2014 Editorial: Beaufort’s parkland movement is strong and will prevail
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View of marina at downtown waterfront parking lot, under threat of commercial development, in Beaufort’s Downtown Waterfront Park, source: Civic Green, A New Vision

Editorial: Parkland movement is strong in Beaufort and will prevail

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04/14/2014 Phoenix, Arizona, shows how city parkland gets “stolen”

Phoenix, Arizona, shows how city parkland gets “stolen”

Residents of the city of Phoenix, Arizona, woke up recently to discover that their city fathers had transferred a city park for development purposes. Sounds eerily like what’s happening in beautiful Beaufort by the sea. Click here for the news article.

04/14/2014 Support for preserving Beaufort’s downtown waterfront park grows into groundswell

Support for preserving Beaufort’s downtown waterfront park grows into groundswell

A groundswell of support for preserving Beaufort’s downtown waterfront parking lot as open space has emerged in the face of City Council’s current effort to transfer the land to a Greenville commmercial development company. Click here for the latest citizens’ effort at city council hearing on this past Tuesday, April 8.

01/20/2014 Commentary by Peggy Noonan: Selfish “public servants” are the norm

Commentary by Peggy Noonan

Selfish “public servants” are the norm

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01/17/2014 Editorial: Is Chinese money driving downtown Beaufort’s “redevelopment” plan

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Is Chinese money driving downtown Beaufort’s “redevelopment” plan?

Can Jim Chaffin please translate this for us?

Can Jim Chaffin please translate this for us?

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01/17/2014 Letter to the editor from chairman of Historic Beaufort Foundation

Seven Integrities for Historic Preservation and In-Fill Design Principles

Letter to the editor from chairman of Historic Beaufort Foundation

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01/17/2014 Beaufort Gazette joins chorus of objectors to City’s massive downtown rezoning proposal

Beaufort Gazette joins chorus of objectors to City’s massive downtown rezoning proposal

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01/17/2014 Federal judge denies second TEC effort to seize Diocese of South Carolina identity

Federal judge denies second TEC effort to seize Diocese of South Carolina identity

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01/14/2014 Stanley E. Waskiewicz

In memoriam

Stanley E. Waskiewicz

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01/14/2014 Dr. R. Ray Kearns

In memoriam

Dr. R. Ray Kearns

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01/14/2014 Statement of Historic Beaufort Foundation to Planning Commission

Statement of Historic Beaufort Foundation to Planning Commission

The following is the statement presented by Maxine Lutz, executive director of Historic Beaufort Foundation, to the Metropolitan Planning Commission at last evening’s meeting, January 13, 2014: More…

01/14/2014 Editor’s statement to Planning Commission

Editor’s statement to Planning Commission

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01/14/2014 Beautiful Beaufort by the sea ™

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01/14/2014 Planning Commission unanimously disapproves massive downtown rezoning proposal

Planning Commission unanimously disapproves massive downtown rezoning proposal

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Beaufort’s downtown marina area, which includes the waterfront parking lot. The City is proposing to remove the downtown parking and cover the parking lot with hotels, apartments, shops, offices, restaurants and condominiums, a direct contravention of the contractual pledges the City made when it developed the downtown waterfront park and parking lot.

Beaufort’s Metropolitan Planning Commission, composed of five members, unanimously disapproved the City’s massive downtown rezoning proposal at its monthly meeting on Monday, January 13, 2014.

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01/10/2014 Beautiful Beaufort by the sea

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01/10/2014 City modifies massive rezoning proposal

Cites “feedback from some of the affected property owners”

City modifies massive rezoning proposal

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01/09/2014 St James Orthodox Church to Celebrate “Holy Theophany”, Will Offer Service for the Blessing of the Waters of Beaufort, January 12, 2014

Service for the Blessing of the Waters of Beaufort, January 12, 2014

St James Orthodox Church to Celebrate “Holy Theophany”

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01/09/2014 American Cancer Society seeks local volunteers

American Cancer Society seeks local volunteers

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01/09/2014 Beaufort Redevelopment Commission members and 2014 meeting dates

Beaufort Redevelopment Commission members and 2014 meeting dates

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01/09/2014 Beaufort Metropolitan Planning Commission members and 2014 meeting dates

Beaufort Metropolitan Planning Commission members and 2014 meeting dates

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01/09/2014 Beaufort City Council members

Beaufort City Council members

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01/09/2014 Planning commission meeting, Monday, January 13, 2014

Massive downtown rezoning on agenda

Planning Commission meeting, Monday, January 13, 2014

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01/08/2014 Commentary: A conservative vision of the proper role of government

Commentary: A conservative vision of the proper role of government

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01/08/2014 Redevelopment Commission agenda for January 9, 2014

Redevelopment Commission agenda for January 9, 2014

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01/08/2014 Editorial: City’s massive downtown rezoning plan puts the cart before the horse and is grossly irresponsible

November 2013 news release presages city’s massive rezoning plans

Editorial: City’s massive downtown rezoning plan puts the cart before the horse and is grossly irresponsible

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01/08/2014 Beautiful Beaufort by the sea ™

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01/08/2014 South Carolina speech & American regional English

Our national columnist, Dr. Robert H. Moore

South Carolina speech & American regional English

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01/04/2014 Massive downtown rezoning to Core Commercial proposed

Historic district threatened

Massive downtown rezoning to Core Commercial proposed

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01/04/2014 Beautiful Beaufort by the sea ™

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01/04/2014 Boeing union votes to build new 777X passenger jet in Washington state

North Charleston loses chance for production facility

Boeing union votes to build new 777X passenger jet in Washington state

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01/04/2014 This week in Beaufort’s history: January 1, 1863, The Emancipation Proclamation

This week in Beaufort’s history: January 1, 1863, The Emancipation Proclamation

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12/31/2013 Commentary: Our dysfunctional national government

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Our dysfunctional national government

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12/30/2013 Under-age alcohol sale and consumption alleged: Criminal charges filed in December 25 single-car traffic accident

Under-age alcohol sale and consumption alleged

Criminal charges filed in December 25 single-car traffic accident

Alcohol sale and consumption criminal charges have been filed against the youthful driver and a convenience store clerk in connection with the December 25th Hilton Head traffic accident that left a 19-year old girl critically injured. Administrative licensing action has also been brought against the convenience store. More…

12/30/2013 Diocese of South Carolina wins again against Episcopal Church

Judge rejects effort to drag Jeffrey Miller and other Lowcountry clergy into state court

Diocese of South Carolina wins again against Episcopal Church

South Carolina Circuit Judge Diane S. Goodstein today, January 30, denied efforts by The Episcopal Church in South Carolina (TECSC) to add claims against four diocesan officials to its lawsuit against the Diocese of South Carolina, headquartered in Charleston. The four officials included Jeffrey Miller, rector of The Parish Church of St. Helena, Beaufort. More…

12/26/2013 Beautiful Beaufort by the sea ™

Happy New Year 2014

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12/26/2013 Time for big changes at the White House

Ron Christie

Time for big changes at the White House

12/26/2013 A message from Bishop Lawrence

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A Christmas message from Bishop Lawrence

12/26/2013 Opinion: The end of Washington press corps ethics

Victor Davis Hanson

The end of Washington press corps ethics

12/26/2013 Dispatch from Benin

Julie Wang

Dispatch from Benin

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12/26/2013 Ten Constitutional violations of 2013

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Ten Constitutional violations of 2013

12/26/2013 Duck Dynasty dilemma

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Duck Dynasty dilemma

12/26/2013 The Beaufort Tribune is back

The Beaufort Tribune is back

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