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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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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.



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.



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

Named head coach at South Pointe Monday afternoon.



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 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 ...



‘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 ...



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; ...



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

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 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 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.



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, ...



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 ...



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, ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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

Laura Von Harten, who served on Beaufort County Council from Beaufort district for eight years, died at her home in Beaufort Feb. 12, 2019, coroner's office says ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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

A Bluffton, SC, Goodwill worker found a shadowbox that had military and fire *service* memorabilia dating back to World War II in it. She gave it to the Burton Fire ...



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 ...



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

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



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

May River continued its best start in school history and blew out another county foe in the process. Brandon Morales ran for four touchdowns as the Sharks ...



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 ...



Lowther named Beaufort boys' basketball coach  Island Packet

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



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.



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

A popular former Beaufort High School principal has landed a new role. Beaufort Academy hired Dan Durbin as its head of school, the school announced ...



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 ...



Game design classes expanding in Beaufort  WSAV-TV

Beaufort, SC (WSAV) - A Beaufort High school teacher, who teaches game design and animation, will soon share his knowledge for any area students through a ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

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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 ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



US Marine homesick in hometown at Parris Island SC boot camp  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.



Volunteers build new oyster reef in Beaufort County  WJCL News

Dozens of volunteers worked Saturday along the May River.



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.



Here’s the Beaufort County school board’s solution to your kid’s crowded classroom  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 ...



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.



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 ...



DNR, volunteers set up new May River oyster bed  Bluffton Today

Dozens of volunteers from around Beaufort County deployed more than 7000 pounds (162 bushels) bags of recycled oyster shells along a stretch of the May ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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!



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 ...



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 ...



Former Beaufort standout lands with new NFL team  Island Packet

Ron Parker has landed with a new NFL team. The former Beaufort standout signed a one-year deal with the Atlanta Falcons, the team announced Monday.



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 ...



Pat Conroy Literary Center plans annual March Forth event  Bluffton Today

The Pat Conroy Literary Center will hold its third annual March Forth day of learning from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 3 at the Frissell Community House at Penn ...



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 ...



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.



‘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 ...



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 ...



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. And, sure enough, when we talked Friday he was looking forward to a ...



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.



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.



The Inaugural All-America Classic Kicks Off Saturday Jan 8, 2019  FloFootball

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



‘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.



Several Beaufort County public, private schools ranked among survey's top SC schools  Hilton Head Island Packet

A national website has ranked two Beaufort County public high schools and three private schools among South Carolina's top academic institutions.



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



Seniors celebrate during grad week for Beaufort County's public high schools  Hilton Head Island Packet

Over a thousand graduates walked across the stage and received their diplomas at the five public high schools' graduation ceremonies in Beaufort County this ...



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.



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 ...



Beaufort High assistant principal back to work after DUI arrest  Hilton Head Island Packet

A Beaufort High School assistant principal returned to work two days after his May 5 arrest on charges of driving while intoxicated.



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.



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