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7 hrs ago | The Island Packet

Run the numbers on the capital sales tax

The proposed capital sales tax partnership between Beaufort County and the University of South Carolina Beaufort utilizes a powerful business model to create an arena and a wellness/sports complex to serve Beaufort County and USCB.

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Related Topix: Beaufort County, SC, Beaufort, SC, Hilton Head Island, SC

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Island Packet

Former USC Beaufort ace Michael Heesch gets taste of Triple-A

Former USC Beaufort pitcher Michael Heesch, now in the Chicago Cubs organization, was promoted to Triple-A for a day and made the most of his brief stay.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Bluffton Today

Hilton Head's Orischak in four-way tie after first round of Players Amateur

The opening round of the 15th annual Players Amateur ended in a four-way tie at the top - with two Americans, an Australian and a New Zealander all sharing the lead as the day came to a conclusion.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, University of South Carolina, Bluffton, SC, Beaufort, SC

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Island Packet

USCB arena proposal deserves another look

During my 20 years on the Beaufort-Jasper Higher Education Commission, I have watched the University of South Carolina Beaufort steadily increase its capabilities to serve local citizens, attract young people to our region, and hire exceptional faculty who now lead 25 baccalaureate degree programs.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Bluffton Today

Delegation secures 'wins' during session

Last Thursday, Rep. Weston Newton and I, along with Sen. Tom Davis, had a great outing with the Sun City Republican Club.

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Related Topix: Beaufort, SC, Bluffton, SC, Opinion

Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Island Packet

Council made right call to nix sales tax increase

Beaufort County Council was right to throw out a controversial proposal to increase the sales tax by 1 percent for up to eight years to pay for more than $221 million in capital projects.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Island Packet

Candice Glover to perform at October USCB homecoming concert

Lowcountry native and "American Idol" winner Candice Glover will perform during homecoming weekend at the University of South Carolina Beaufort on Oct. 4. Glover's concert will take place on the Hilton Head Gateway campus in Bluffton.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Island Packet

Beaufort County Council quashes capital project sales tax

A proposed referendum to continue funding the county's land preservation program received first approval at County Council's meeting Monday.

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

The Island Packet

Beaufort County Council to take up school budget, tax referendums Monday

Beaufort County Council is scheduled to tackle several big financial decisions Monday, including the county and school district budgets and two possible referendums to spend a combined $241 million.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

Post and Courier

State leaders: University of Charleston expansion may not require legislative approval

The legislative debate over creating the Lowcountry's first comprehensive research university - so combative a state senator called it "a declaration of war on Charleston," - may have been unnecessary, several state leaders say.

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Bluffton Today

Palmetto Electric president awarded Order of the Palmetto by Gov. Nikki Haley

From left to right: Palmetto Electric Trust board chairman Buddy Heirs, Palmetto Electric president and CEO Tom Upshaw, USCB chancellor Jane Upshaw and Palmetto Electric Cooperative board chairman Jeremiah Vaigneur.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, Hilton Head Island, SC

Wed Jun 18, 2014

The Island Packet

S.C. Senate to consider overriding governor's vetoes

Click here for live feeds from the S.C. House and S.C. Senate while they are in session.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, Beaufort County, SC, Parris Island, SC, Beaufort, SC, Jasper County, SC

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Bluffton Today

Beaufort County Council committee recommends sales tax initiative

A Beaufort County Council committee expressed support Monday for placing a 1-percent sales tax to pay for capital projects on voters' ballots in November, despite some personal objections.

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Mon Jun 16, 2014

The Island Packet

County Council committee to discuss proposed 1 percent sales tax projects

The council's Governmental Committee is scheduled to discuss the proposal at 2 p.m. in the executive conference room at the county administration building at 100 Ribaut Road in Beaufort.

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Sat Jun 14, 2014

The Island Packet

The Parris Island Marine Band Performance...

The Parris Island Marine Band performs its Summer Concert on Saturday night in Beaufort.

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Thu Jun 12, 2014

The Island Packet

USCB, TCL funding survives governor's budget vetoes; Waddell, Santa Elena don't

More money for the University of South Carolina Beaufort, the Technical College of the Lowcountry and a proposed port in Jasper County were spared vetoes by Gov. Nikki Haley on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Beaufort, SC, Jasper County, SC, Nikki Haley, US Governors, Bluffton, SC, Parris Island, SC

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