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BCSD Earns Purple Star Distinction

Beaufort County School District is one of nine school districts statewide to earn distinction as a Purple Star district for their efforts to support the unique educational and social-emotional needs of military-connected children. To earn the distinction, districts...

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Youth Employment Guidelines

With school terms ending soon, many young people are looking for a summer job. If your business is considering giving a young person their first real work experience this summer, it may help to familiarize yourself with South Carolina’s regulations on youth...

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Getting S.C. Back to Work

As of April 18, the S.C. Department of Workforce and Employment (DEW) is again requiring people claiming unemployment insurance benefits to actively search for work. “At this point in time, there are 85,000 jobs posted by employers in the state of South Carolina....

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$1.3 Million Federal Grant to Expand Cybersecurity Economy

The South Coast Cyber Center has received a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense that will help transform the Lowcountry into a center of cybersecurity expertise. The  South Coast Cyber Center is a partnership among the University of South Carolina...

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Apply for Leadership Beaufort Class of 2022

The application window for the Leadership Beaufort Class of 2022 is open now through May 28. This is your chance to connect with a diverse class of fellow leaders, discover new things about our region, and be part of a rich tradition in this community. Leadership...

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Balance Factors

The Chamber exists to promote economic prosperity and envisions a thriving region based on a resilient economy. The charm, the waterfront, and the historic significance of downtown Beaufort are integral parts of our identity as a community and are major drivers of our...

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MEC Statement on the Parris Island Protection Act

February 2, 2021 For Public Release: MEC Statement on the Parris Island Protection Act Understanding the vital importance of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island to our nation’s security, the Military Enhancement Committee (MEC) of Beaufort County...

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Member Profile: Sea Wolf Charters

If there were a contest for Beaufort’s most interesting person, Captain Wally of Sea Wolf Charters would be a worthy nominee. During a recent lunch celebrating his 20 years of membership in the Beaufort Regional Chamber, the retired Army Major shared experiences from...

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