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4:50 am on Monday September 9, 2013

Despite a partial funding recovery, local library hours remain below state requirements

Beaufort County Council is confused as to why an additional $166,000 won't be used to extend library hours, and if libraries can't extend hours from 40 per week to at least 68 they could see further state budget cuts.
5:46 am on Saturday June 1, 2013

Parris Island calls off 4th of July celebration, Port Royal will go on

The sequestration has forced Parris Island to call off its annual public Fourth of July celebration, but the town of Port Royal is still celebrating, with both fireworks and the Parris Island Marine Band.
12:29 pm on Friday May 10, 2013

CCU Track and Field program saved from budget cuts

Citing improved retention rates, the CCU Board of Trustees lifted the $1 million in budget cuts, thereby restoring the $250,000 typically allocated to the track and field programs. 
12:02 pm on Monday March 11, 2013

Charleston air show expo canceled due to sequestration

Image by U.S. Airforce The Thunderbirds perform at prior air expo in Charleston.Earlier I wrote that sequestration's budget cuts could lead to meaningful deep changes, today they've lead to immediate public chages: the air show has been canceled. "...
4:59 am on Monday March 11, 2013

Base closures, other deep and targeted military cuts could come from sequestration

So far the sequestration's impact has been targeted at general across-the-board cuts, but The New York Times is reporting that President Obama's administration and the Pentagon are looking to transform the general cuts into targeted and deep...
4:48 am on Monday March 11, 2013

Base closures, cuts to F-35 jet program could come from sequestration

The three F-35B squadrons and a training center were a major win for Beaufort's military community, representing some $352 million in upgrades for the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. In all, area military makes for an estimated $1.2 billion...
12:59 am on Monday March 11, 2013

Base closures, other deep and targeted military cuts could come from sequestration

Image by U.S. Government A F35-B under a assembly.So far the sequestration's impact has been targeted at general across-the-board cuts, but The New York Times is reporting that President Obama's administration and the Pentagon are looking to...
10:47 pm on Thursday March 7, 2013

USAF Heritage Brass Quintet tour canceled in sequestration cuts

More bad news coming from the sequestration cuts, the USAF Heritage Brass Quintet tour has been canceled. The City of North Charleston has been told the cut is due to national budget cuts. On, March 6, travel funds were suspended for all military...
10:41 pm on Thursday March 7, 2013

USAF Heritage Brass Quintet concert canceled due to sequestration

More bad news coming from the sequestration cuts, the planned USAF Heritage Brass Quintet performance in North Charleston for March 17 has been canceled. The City of North Charleston has been told the cut is due to national budget cuts. On, March 6...
3:51 am on Thursday February 21, 2013

Hundres of Beaufort civil defense workers could face furloughs

Some 600 Beaufort-based Defense Department employees could see one-day-per-week furloughs if Congress does not act by the March 1 budget deadline. 

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