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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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Beaufort Co. schools will end next semester in December. Will it stay that way in 2020?  Hilton Head Island Packet

Principals and teachers are split over class schedules in Beaufort County, with competing interests driving IB, AP and CTE educators. How will the schedule ...



Beaufort High School reunites veteran with 1966 class ring  Myrtle Beach Sun News

Wally Cole thought he'd lost his class ring while serving in Germany after graduating Beaufort High School in 1966. It turns out he'd actually lost it in S.C. Here's ...



Police: Beaufort High coach brought alcohol to minor he met on dating app  Hilton Head Island Packet

Beaufort High School boys basketball coach Will Lowther was arrested this week and charged with providing alcohol to a minor.



Beaufort Co. coach facing alcohol charge in dating app meetup will seek to clear record  Hilton Head Island Packet

A Beaufort High School teacher and coach charged with bringing alcohol to a minor he met on a dating app will seek to have his record cleared. Will Lowther, 33 ...



DeVonte Holloman is One and Done at Beaufort High School  WJCL News

Named head coach at South Pointe Monday afternoon.



‘How long could you go missing?’ Beaufort Co. teacher’s aide under investigation, police say  Hilton Head Island Packet

Two months before she went missing in May, a 17-year-old Beaufort High School student had reported to police that a teacher's aide at her school made ...



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 Co. Schools administrator to leave 1 year after Moss appointed her in 11th hour  Hilton Head Island Packet

Bonnie Almond, the curriculum director in Beaufort County SC had previously worked for superintendent Jeff Moss in North Carolina's Lee County. Almond was ...



Beaufort assistant named school’s new football coach  Hilton Head Island Packet

Beaufort promoted offensive coordinator Bryce Lybrand as its next football coach Friday afternoon.



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 ...



Mom says 16-year-old son has been missing from Port Royal for nearly a week  Hilton Head Island Packet

Omar Scott Jr. was reported to the Port Royal, South Carolina, Police Department as a runaway after an argument on May 30, his mom says. The Beaufort High ...



‘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 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 ...



Beaufort Co. school board members question policy of evicting football teams from fields  Hilton Head Island Packet

Beaufort Co. SC Board of Education members are supporting football teams for elementary and middle school students concerned about being banned from ...



‘Suspicious’ social media post put Beaufort County high school on lockdown  The Island Packet

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



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 ...



2 men arrested in fatal shootout at Beaufort area Circle K gas station, police say  Hilton Head Island Packet

Two Beaufort County men have been arrested in connection to a June 3 Lady's Island shooting at a Circle K gas station parking lot that killed 20-year-old ...



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 ...



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; ...



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 ...



‘Forever grateful’: Beaufort’s beloved Bobbi Aimar dies unexpectedly while serving others  Hilton Head Island Packet

Barbara “Bobbi” Aimar, often seen as the face of CAPA in Beaufort, SC, managing the thrift store for the nonprofit that aids abused children, died unexpectedly ...



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 ...



Officials say no direct threat aimed at Beaufort High School; security increased on campus  WSAV-TV

According to school officials at in Beaufort, on Tuesday morning, a ninth-grade Beaufort High School student received a Snapchat post from a former student ...



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.



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 man charged in 2017 murders of St. Helena man and his nephew, official says  Hilton Head Island Packet

A Beaufort man arrested Monday was charged in connection with the 2017 slayings of a St. Helena man and his nephew, according to a Beaufort County ...



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

This story was updated Nov. 3, 2015, to update the included graph with new information. A Beaufort High School student's diatribe against an alleged dress ...



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 ...



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.



‘A wonderful part of growing up in Beaufort’: The Pirettes hit a big milestone this year  Hilton Head Island Packet

For 50 years, the Pirettes have been part of the lore of Beaufort SC's 64th annual Beaufort Water Festival with 2019 dates July 12-21.



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 ...



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

The Beaufort County educator accepted a job in a Virginia school district.



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

Beaufort County's top students won't miss their uniforms. That was the overwhelming consensus among valedictorians at area high schools, who received ...



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, ...



Services set for Laura Von Harten, former Beaufort County Council member, who died at 54  Hilton Head Island Packet

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1980 murder, rape in Beaufort SC: The victims, what happened  Hilton Head Island Packet

Teenager David Krulewicz is shot to death and his girlfriend Susan Weed is raped on a date in 1980 near Beaufort, South Carolina by an unknown man.



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

Five teachers were named Monday as finalists for the Beaufort County School District's 2018-19 Teacher of the Year. The finalists include Brittany Carter, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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

This weekend's Beaufort High School Class of 1957 60th class reunion is much more than that for Katy Polk Rahn. It is a true homecoming. She is staying in the ...



Six Lowcountry players make SC Softball coaches all-state teams  Hilton Head Island Packet

Two members of the state champion Battery Creek softball team were among the Lowcountry players picked for SC Softball Coaches all-state teams.



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

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

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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 ...



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.



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

A longtime Lady's Island resident who ran for a seat on the Beaufort County school board once before will give it another go in November's election.



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.



Here’s how a pastor’s WWII relics wound up in a Beaufort County thrift store  Hilton Head Island Packet

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Wish these Beaufort County scholarship athletes well  Island Packet

Here's the full list of Beaufort County School District students who signed athletic college scholarships.



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

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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 ...



Battery Creek alum named school’s next boys’ basketball coach  Hilton Head Island Packet

Battery Creek hired one of its own to be its next boys' basketball coach. Former Dolphins player C.J. Brown was named the new Battery Creek boys basketball ...



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

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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 ...



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.



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

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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 ...



Lowther named Beaufort boys' basketball coach  Island Packet

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



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 ...



Local ‘Lights for Liberty’ vigils to be held Friday to protest detention camps at southern border  WSAV-TV

The League of Women Voters Beaufort are holding a vigil to bring awareness to conditions at US detention camps on Friday.



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.



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

A lot can be lost in the bustle of a working Lowcountry dock. Machines whir. Fish and shrimp are offloaded, cleaned, sorted and loaded on refrigerated box trucks ...



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

Don't be surprised to see tons of teens in formal dresses and tuxedos this weekend. And next. It's officially prom season in the Lowcountry. Six area high schools ...



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.



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

A third Beaufort County Board of Education member whose term is soon coming to an end has decided to run for re-election in November. District 2 board ...



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.



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

Educator is placed on administrative leave after admitting to slapping his wife during a Sunday argument.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Pat Conroy in his high school years in Beaufort: A tribute  Island Packet

The passing of Pat Conroy was a very sad day for the human race. It was a particularly great loss for those of us who knew him personally.



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 ...



Ex Dallas Cowboy DeVonte Holloman on high school coaching  Island Packet

After leaving the NFL's Dallas Cowboys because of health issues, DeVonte Holloman is now the head coach of the Beaufort High School football team in South ...



Greg Hall, respected Beaufort County coach, teacher, dies at 60  Island Packet

Greg Hall created a high standard for his Beaufort County students and football players and held them to it with a tough, fair demeanor.



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!



Beaufort bombs Battery Creek with passing-game perfection  Island Packet

After a quick three-and-out from the Beaufort defense, Clayton Ruff hits Rome Wallace in stride with a 75-yard scoring pass and the rout is on.



Student Body President Slams Her South Carolina High School After In-School Suspension for This Skirt  People Magazine

A South Carolina high school student is speaking out after she was sent to in-school suspension for wearing an almost…



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 ...



Authors to share memories of Pat Conroy in Sun City  Bluffton Today

Though they may have never met him, many came to know the late local author Pat Conroy through the rich tapestry of words and form of storytelling that made ...



July 2019 Hilton Head Calendar of Events  Hilton Head Monthly

JULY 4. FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS: Starting at dusk, fireworks will fill the sky at Harbour Town in Sea Pines, Skull Creek Boathouse and Palmetto Dunes' ...



Weightlifter CJ Cummings Is Already One Of The World's Best, And He's Still A Teenager  TeamUSA.org

Everyone in CJ Cummings' hometown of Beaufort, South Carolina, seems to know about his heroics as a weightlifter. It has become a major part of the ...



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 ...



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

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Spring football: Chester ready for encore; most other local teams have big questions  Rock Hill Herald

Chester spent 2019 spring football practice readying for “The Encore,” its defense of the 3A state title. But local teams like South Pointe, Northwestern, Lancaster, ...



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.



Beaufort Elementary's Cely Johnson named Teacher of the Year  Island Packet

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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 ...



Teen charged in two St. Helena murders had a criminal past  The Island Packet

Nashon Pringle, 19, of St. Helena Island, is suspected in the shooting deaths of Robert and Chaz Blanding.



Substitute stipends for Beaufort County teachers new this year  Island Packet

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CCHS Hall of Fame induction set in January  Walterboro Live

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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.



2016 Beaufort Water Festival Pirettes  Bluffton Today

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Former Beaufort Mayor Henry Chambers dies  The Charlotte Observer

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‘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.



‘I have a mission.’ NFL star is giving back to Beaufort this weekend  Island Packet

Ron Parker, a safety with the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs and a former Beaufort High School standout, returned home to host a football camp starting Friday, July 7, ...



The Inaugural All-America Classic Kicks Off Saturday  FloFootball

The Inaugural SPIRAL "All America Classic" will be streamed live from Spec Martin Stadium in DeLand, Fla., on FloFootball.com, Saturday.



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 ...



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