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Student of Class of 1964 Johnny Virgil Werts Passed Away January 19 2019.

January 19, 2019 by Ray Werts (Register to contact)

He Was living in Greenville SC in a Nursing Home He was transferred from the home To St Frances Hospital about two weeks ago Where he remained until early this morning when The LORD took him home

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  1. DeVonte Holloman is One and Done at Beaufort High School  WJCL News
  2. South Pointe turns to a familiar face to replace Herron, take over Stallions football  Rock Hill Herald
  3. Former Gamecock Holloman takes over football program at alma mater  The State
  4. DeVonte Holloman takes over the South Pointe football program as head coach  WBTV
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Beaufort County school board lays groundwork for November 2019 referendum  The Island Packet

The Beaufort County, South Carolina school board voted to allow interim superintendent Herb Berg to start planning for a November 2019 referendum to ...



A Beaufort County beagle got his head stuck in a tree. This is what happened next  Hilton Head Island Packet

A beagle got his head stuck in a tree at a Lady's Island SC home and had to be rescued by Beaufort County firefighters. The owners believe the dog was chasing ...



Beaufort High School placed on lockdown after mix-up over social media threat  The Island Packet

Beaufort police lifted a lockdown at Beaufort High School Monday afternoon shortly after a social media threat was announced, according to the Beaufort County ...



Good News: Missing Beaufort High School class ring found and returned  WTOC

A veteran from the Lowcountry lost his highschool ring in the 60′s and on Friday, it was finally returned.



Beaufort school resource officer gives high-fives to keep school safe  WSAV-TV

At one Lowcountry high school, a school resource officer is taking a much different approach to being a police officer inside a school, using his position to stop a ...



Beaufort County School District makes final decision to close Islands Academy  The Island Packet

Beaufort County, South Carolina School District administrators made a final decision to close the district's alternative school, Islands Academy, at the end of the ...



This Beaufort County high school will have a new principal in the fall  The Island Packet

Beaufort County, South Carolina School District superintendent Jeff Moss asked the school board to approve moving Bonnie Almond, principal at Beaufort High ...



Lawsuit: Student sexually harassed CCSD employee and school leaders did nothing  ABC NEWS 4

A former employee is suing the Charleston County School District along with the former principal and vice-principal of Garrett Academy of Technology for not ...



‘I’m scared to go back’: Beaufort Co Schools to reconsider closure of Islands Academy  The Island Packet

Administrators at the Beaufort County, South Carolina School District have decided to close the district's alternative school, Islands Academy, at the end of the ...



Beaufort Co. teacher had sex with 2 students after Googling whether she could, report says  The Herald-Sun

Battery Creek High teacher Brittney Whetzel, of Lady's Island, South Carolina, is accused of sexual battery with students in the Beaufort County School District; ...



Parents outraged that a felon was allowed to volunteer on a Beaufort County school trip  The Island Packet

Parents are angry after learning that a Beaufort County high school Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps, ROTC, volunteer was a convicted felon for check ...



Beaufort High School SC on lockdown from social media post  The Island Packet

Beaufort High School is on modified lockdown as of Friday, March 2, 2018 while law enforcement investigates a social media post.



Here’s your voting guide to Tuesday’s Beaufort County school board election  The Island Packet

The Beaufort County, South Carolina Board of Education has seven seats up for grabs in the November 6, 2018 midterm elections. The new school board ...



She attempted suicide after assaults, name-calling. Beaufort Co schools failed her, suit says  The Island Packet

A Beaufort High School student attempted suicide in October 2017 after the Beaufort County School District failed to protect her from name-calling, bullying and ...



These three Beaufort County public schools are getting new principals this year  The Island Packet

Three schools in the Beaufort County, South Carolina School District will have new principals for the 2018-2019 school year, including Hilton Head Middle, ...



Beaufort County high school uniforms a bad idea  Island Packet

Many who live in the Lowcountry know that uniforms have taken hold over the Beaufort County School District. The strict dress code, known as the uniform code, ...



Beaufort County student detained for threatening teacher and peers with a knife, police say  The Island Packet

A Hilton Head Island High School student was detained Tuesday after threatening a teacher and fellow classmates with a pocket knife, according to officials.



Beaufort County high school student brought BB gun to school  The Island Packet

A Beaufort High School student brought a BB gun to school in a backpack Monday, May 21, 2018. The student was detained by South Carolina law enforcement ...



Former Beaufort County educator wants to help solve this teacher issue  The Island Packet

A retired Beaufort County, SC, school teacher filed for the District 4 seat in the Nov. 6, 2018, Board of Education election. Patricia Fidrych lives in Port Royal, ...



Is your child’s teacher among the top 5 in the Beaufort County School District this year?  The Island Packet

Five Beaufort County School District, South Carolina teachers, Brittany Carter, Tamekia Ford, Cora Lugo, Kelly Hall and Karen McKenzie were named as finalists ...



Beaufort County schools wants $15M to expand career/tech education. Do they need it?  The Island Packet

If Beaufort County (SC) School District's $76 million referendum passes on Saturday, April 21, 2018, Beaufort High, Bluffton High and Hilton Head Island High ...



Lowcountry football story lines to watch as season kicks off  The Island Packet

Here are the biggest story lines for each Lowcountry high school football team for the upcoming season.



Questions on Beaufort County School District's $76M referendum? Here are answers  The Island Packet

On Saturday, April 21, 2018, the Beaufort County (SC) School District will hold a $76 million bond referendum to reduce student overcrowding in Bluffton by ...



Beaufort Co. man tries again for school board seat. The first time, a dog ate his papers  The Island Packet

Lady's Island SC resident Terry Thomas will run in the November 2018 Beaufort County school board election. District 2 representative David Striebinger ...



School bond referendum fails in Beaufort County  WTOC

10519 people or about 72 percent voted against the referendum, according to unofficial election results from the Beaufort County Election Commission.



Here’s what made Beaufort’s Brantley Harvey Jr. tick  The Island Packet

To understand the life of William Brantley Harvey Jr., the native son of Beaufort and former South Carolina lieutenant governor who died Wednesday, you need ...



Gullah artist wants to bridge the gap between Beaufort Co. school board and students  The Island Packet

Gullah Geechee performing artist Natasha D. Robinson is running for the Beaufort County Board of Education in the November 6, 2018 election. She filed for the ...



Former NFL player named new Beaufort High football coach  The Island Packet

Beaufort High School has a new football coach who has ties to the University of South Carolina and the Dallas Cowboys.



A third Beaufort County school board member is asking voters for a second go-round  The Island Packet

Beaufort County, South Carolina school district board of education member David Striebinger, who represents parts of Lady's Island, Beaufort and St. Helena ...



Hurricane forces VHS to postpone Friday’s home game  WALB

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - Valdosta High School confirmed the postponement of this Friday night's scheduled home game against Beaufort High School out of ...



How a mysterious Beaufort Co. artist named ‘Driftwood’ finally got the dignity he deserved  The Island Packet

Mystery of Beaufort SC legendary Irishman and boozy folk artist of the 1950s-70s on Harbor Island is solved in new book by Gibbes McDowell that shows the ...



Beaufort home-schooled student takes the reins in March for Our Lives event  The Island Packet

A home-schooled student from Beaufort, SC has taken the initiative to organize the March for Our Lives event for northern Beaufort County on March 24, 2018.



Lowther named Beaufort boys' basketball coach  Island Packet

Beaufort hired Greenwood assistant Will Lowther as its new boys basketball coach.



Beaufort Academy hires new athletic director  The Island Packet

Beaufort Academy hired Nick Field as the school's athletic director and head of facilities maintenance. He replaces Neal McCarty.



May River’s hot start continues; Bluffton wins thriller  The Island Packet

Scores and key plays from Friday night football action in the Lowcountry on South Carolina on Sept. 7, 2018.



Former SC lieutenant governor and longtime Beaufort attorney Brantley Harvey dies  The Island Packet

Longtime Beaufort attorney William Brantley Harvey Jr., a former state lawmaker and lieutenant governor instrumental in bringing higher education to Beaufort ...



Beaufort High's 2017 prom, in photos  Island Packet

In recent weeks, The Beaufort Gazette & The Island Packet received dozens of photos from area proms. Here's just a sample of the images we received from ...



76 Bluffton High students walked out. 'It's about time people start taking us seriously'  The Island Packet

Bluffton High School students in South Carolina walked out Wednesday, March 14, 2018, as part of the National Walkout event to protest school shootings and ...



17-minute protest = All-day, in-school suspension for some Bluffton High students  The Island Packet

At least two Bluffton High School students say they were given all-day, in-school suspensions — arguably the most severe option available to the principal in this ...



In Beaufort, a 60th high school reunion sparks memories of a mother’s abiding love  The Island Packet

Beaufort High School class of 1957 reunion brings the Polk family of Pigeon Point full circle to see the enduring power of a mother's love for her children.



Here’s the plan for easing Lady’s Island’s traffic headache. It won’t be quick.  The Island Packet

A plan to manage traffic and building on Lady's Island, SC includes new roads and limiting Beaufort annexation. Beaufort County looked at changes in response ...



Beaufort High principal responds to students' dress-code rant  Island Packet

A Beaufort High School student's diatribe against an alleged dress code violation has reached thousands of people on social media just hours after she says a ...



Beaufort County SC school referendum 2018 precinct results  The Island Packet

More than 70 percent of Beaufort County, SC voters rejected the school board's $76 million referendum Saturday, April 21, 2018. Precinct-by-precinct results ...



Beaufort High School's principal leaving for Virginia job  Island Packet

Beaufort High School principal Corey Murphy has accepted a new job in a Virginia school district, according to the Williamsburg James City Council Public ...



Which popular former Beaufort High principal has a new job?  Island Packet

Former Beaufort High School principal Dan Durbin will be the head of school nat Beaufort Academy.



Lowcountry roundup: Beaufort sweeps Region 8-4A track meet  The Island Packet

The Beaufort boys and girls swept the Region 8-4A track meet held Wednesday at Beaufort High School.



Boys lead girls in Beaufort County schools' dress code violations  Island Packet

Violations of the Beaufort County School District's dress code policy doubled in the 2014-15 school year, and district officials aren't sure why.



Lowcountry high school football teams ready for start of new season  The Island Packet

Lowcountry coaches and players gathered Thursday, Aug. 9. 2018, for WHHI Television Media Day. The station will carry nine games beginning with Thomas ...



290 students graduate from Beaufort High School  Hilton Head Island Packet

The 290 students of Beaufort High School's Class of 2014 graduated Tuesday in a ceremony in the school's football stadium.



Beaufort County’s valedictorians spill on their hardest classes, best teachers and, ugh, uniforms  Island Packet

The majority of Beaufort County's top students are staying in the Palmetto State.



She’s traveled the world and lived in her car. Now an artist finds a home on St. Helena  The Island Packet

Artist Monique de LaTour has found a home on St. Helena SC after a journey that included her native New Zealand, New York City, North Carolina and musician ...



March For Our Lives: Beaufort County joins the worldwide protest  The Island Packet

People from Beaufort and Bluffton came out for the March For Our Lives, a worldwide series of protests on March 24, 2018. The marches were held to protest for ...



Beaufort County’s top teacher named for 2017-18 school year  The Island Packet

Beaufort High School biology teacher Nancy Ungvarsky was named 2017-18 Beaufort County School District Teacher of the Year at a breakfast celebration ...



Less than 1% of Marines face the Parris Island boot camp ‘mind game’ this SC recruit endured  The Herald-Sun

About 20000 men and women come to Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island each year for boot camp and the chance to become a United States Marine.



Here’s when Beaufort County schools will host graduation - and how to help us celebrate the Class of 2017!  Island Packet

Help us celebrate the Class of 2017! Whether it's senior photos, cap and gown shots before the big day or celebrating with friends and family after walking ...



He starred with his family on ‘Gullah Gullah Island.’ Now a Beaufort native is back on TV  The Herald-Sun

Gullah Gullah Island cast members Ron and Natalie Daise are in Georgetown and son Simeon Daise is an actor on BET. The Nickelodeon television show was ...



Want to go to prom in Beaufort County? Better get your parents' permission  Island Packet

Six area high schools are hosting their proms this weekend, and another four are following suit next weekend. But students can't just show up to prom — here's a ...



5 top Midlands high school football story lines — and our Week 5 predictions  The State

DeVonte Hollman's return to Columbia, Hammond's big road game at First Baptist and River Bluff's big test at Gilbert are some of the things to watch in Week 5 of ...



Beaufort County school board to hold April 2018 bond referendum to build more classrom space  The Island Packet

The Beaufort County school board will hold a $76 million bond referendum in spring 2018 to build a school in Bluffton and expand existing facilities to relieve ...



9 new things you’ll see at Beaufort County schools this year  Island Packet

New faces, fewer passwords and buses with GPS technology are a few of the changes to Beaufort County School District this year.



Relive Pat Conroy's high school experience at Pat Conroy Literary Festival in Beaufort  The Island Packet

Pat Conroy's time as teacher, student and classmate in Beaufort to highlight the Pat Conroy Literary Festival Oct. 19-22.



Former Beaufort, SC Mayor Henry Chambers dies  The Charlotte Observer

Former Beaufort, SC mayor Henry Chambers died Saturday, July 14, 2018, according to friend Walter Gay. Chambers helped bring the city its famed Waterfront ...



Student and teacher overhear Hilton Head High student make shooting threats, police say  The Island Packet

A student and teacher at Hilton Head High school told police they overheard another student make a school shooting threat on Wednesday, according to a ...



Beaufort High School assistant principal charged with DUI  Hilton Head Island Packet

A Beaufort High School assistant principal was placed on paid leave Monday after his arrest Sunday on charges of driving under the influence.



‘Someone who fights for his people’: Beaufort leader died a champion, pastor says  The Island Packet

Former Beaufort, SC, mayor Henry Chambers was remembered during a memorial *service* Monday in Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park after a private family ...



These 5 Beaufort County public schools have new principals  Island Packet

A Beaufort County school district employee with 32 years of experience in education will replace Corey Murphy as principal of Beaufort High School and is ...



Beaufort High assistant sues, says complaint over N-word led to problems  Island Packet

A Beaufort High School administrative assistant says a complaint she filed four years ago alleging racial discrimination has cost her training opportunities, ...



South Carolina annual report cards show how Beaufort County schools performed  The Island Packet

The South Carolina Department of Education released its annual report cards Wednesday, November 15, 2017, and parents can compare their child's school to ...



5 years after the crime, former Beaufort High athlete pleads guilty to sexual assault  The Island Packet

A former Beaufort High School soccer player pleaded guilty last week in connection to a 2012 sexual assault case in which he was accused of rape at a North ...



Beaufort High’s Class of 2016 awarded more than $8 million in scholarships  Island Packet

Two hundred and seventy nine students took their seats in the middle of Beaufort High School's football stadium Friday as a crowd of thousands looked on from ...



Former Beaufort Mayor Henry Chambers dies at 89  WSAV-TV

BEAUFORT, S.C. (WSAV) - Former Beaufort Mayor Henry Chambers, known for making the city the place it is today, passed away Saturday at the age of 89.



Beaufort County's forgotten black athletes: Athletic records for county's three black high schools lost to...  The State

Russell Dortch, the quarterback at Robert Smalls High School in 1959, was trapped and certain to be tackled. With nowhere to go, he rolled to his left and found ...



Untidy cat leads to Beaufort assistant principal’s domestic violence arrest  Island Packet

Update: In June of 2017, David McIntyre was reinstated to his position as assistant principal of Beaufort High School. In November of 2017, after a successful ...



Live, work or travel on Lady’s Island? You’ll want to know this  The Island Packet

Plans for the Whitehall property on Lady's Island in Beaufort, SC are up for review on February 19, 2018. Real estate plans include apartments and homes.



Former Beaufort standout lands with new NFL team  Island Packet

Former Beaufort standout Ron Parker will sign a one-year deal with the Atlanta Falcons, the team announced June 25, 2018.



Reconstruction Era comes to life in new initiative for SC history classes  Charleston Post Courier

Tired of Reconstruction history getting short shrift in the classroom, veteran public historian Victoria Smalls recently joined a national effort to bring lessons from ...



If you don't want to swim with the sharks, here are 4 public pools in Beaufort County  Island Packet

The Lowcountry is known for its beautiful beaches, but if that isn't your cup of tea here are four public pools that you can visit to try and beat the heat!



320 students graduate Beaufort High School  Hilton Head Island Packet

The 320 students of Beaufort High School's Class of 2012 graduated Friday in a ceremony at the school.



Hilton Head's Poona Ford continues to prove doubters wrong  The Island Packet

Hilton Head Island football coach B.J. Payne has no doubt his former player Poona Ford will have big NFL career.



301 graduate from Beaufort High Thursday night; ceremony moved indoors  Hilton Head Island Packet

The 301 students of Beaufort High School's Class of 2013 graduated Thursday in a ceremony in the school's gymnasium. The ceremony was moved inside this ...



Attendance down on Saturday weather makeup day at Beaufort County School District  The Island Packet

Beaufort County School District held their second and last weather makeup day Saturday to recoup seat time lost from Tropical Storm Irma.



I’d ‘run through a brick wall for him.’ What Danny Ford taught a Beaufort High coach  The Island Packet

Mark Clifford departed as head coach of the Beaufort High Eagles last week. He leaves a legacy of tough love, hard work and success on and off the football ...



Missing Beaufort teen, slain uncle were like brothers, friend says as investigation continues  The Island Packet

As the search for information on the death of a 25-year-old St. Helena Island man and his missing 19-year-old Beaufort nephew continues, a friend of the pair ...



Walk-on Jason Senn makes South Carolina debut on senior night  Charleston Post Courier

COLUMBIA — Jason Senn has been a South Carolina fan his entire life.



Beaufort author Pat Conroy to be celebrated again at literary festival  Island Packet

The second annual Pat Conroy Literary Festival will celebrate the late Beaufort author's ties to education. Conroy's book “The Water is Wide” chronicled his time ...



Three schools among top places in county for crime reports  Island Packet

Police are writing more crime reports at three local schools than almost any other location in the county. The Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette analyzed ...



Track athletes finish first leg of state qualifying  Berkeley Independent

Before track and field athletes and teams can think about becoming state champions, they have to clear the first hurdle at the region level.



Beasley out as Beaufort High boys basketball coach  Hilton Head Island Packet

Beaufort High School boys basketball coach Bruce Beasley will not return for another season, ending the tenure of the Eagles' second boys basketball coach ...



High school football is back! 5 top Midlands story lines plus Week 1 predictions  The State

Five things to watch for along with The State newspaper's predictions for first week of the high school football season, with most games set for Friday, Aug.



Updated: Whale Branch coach Linc Lyles named Beaufort High AD  Hilton Head Island Packet

Whale Branch Early College High School boys basketball coach Linc Lyles will be the next Beaufort High School athletics director, Beaufort High principal Corey ...



‘He had a kind heart.’ Beaufort icon Nathaniel Bennett dies at 64  The Island Packet

Nathaniel Bennett, a Beaufort resident and Army veteran who frequented downtown, died on Monday, December 11, 2017 of natural causes at age 64.



Back to school 2015: A closer look at your school  Hilton Head Island Packet

Click or tap on school names for detailed information, including grade levels, address (click for map), phone numbers, websites, choice programs, enrollment, ...



Too many students and not enough classrooms, Beaufort County schools looking for a solution  WSAV-TV

BEAUFORT, Sc. (WSAV) - Schools in Beaufort County are gaining hundreds of students each year, most in Bluffton, but after many short-term attempts to ...



The rules for Pat Conroy’s class trip  Island Packet

Former Beaufort High School students from Pat Conroy's two years there say he taught them to see beyond their own world, and was very funny.



Beloved Beaufort principal brings 'home' a life of learning  Hilton Head Island Packet

Bill Dufford says that 25 years into retirement, all he does is go to reunions and funerals.



3 of 4 suspects charged with Beaufort Co. uncle and nephew murder appear in court  WTOC

BEAUFORT CO., SC (WTOC) - Three of the four suspects charged with the murder of Robert and Chaz Blanding appeared inside of a Beaufort County Detention ...



CCHS Hall of Fame Induction set for January  Walterboro Live

Cindyc4@yahoo.com. The Colleton County High School Athletic Hall of Fame Induction has been set for Friday, January 11 during half time of the Cougar ...



Beaufort County School District's credit card purchases facing public scrutiny  Island Packet

Citizen outcry over the past three months about the Beaufort County School District's credit card purchases has led to questions and a flurry of emails from ...



Beaufort eyes rival HHH after 10-0 romp to open girls soccer playoffs  Hilton Head Island Packet

Forgive the Beaufort High School girls soccer team if it looks ahead.



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