CITY AMONG FASTEST GROWING IN THE LOWCOUNTRY

The City of Hardeeville, founded in 1911, is among the fastest-growing cities in the Lowcountry. Its population estimate grew 120 percent from 2010-2018, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The city’s population is expected to surpass 30,000 people in the next 10 years, officials say. It now encompasses 56 square miles and continues to grow. Hardeeville’s growth offers visitors an opportunity to experience a multitude of activities.

Harry Williams has been mayor of the City of Hardeeville since 2016. He is chairman of the Southern Low Country advisory board. He answers questions from Monthly about the new recreation center and Hardeeville’s future growth. The responses have been edited for length and clarity. 

1. Joe Newton captures a beautiful sunset taken from Skull Creek Boathouse.

2021 CUTEST DOG: MISS BO PEEP

Miss Bo Peep is an 11-month-old Sheepadoodle. She is loving, goofy, always happy and enjoys herding her dachshund brothers. Her favorite activities include boating, playing with other dogs (especially her bestie, Ringo) and cruising around listening to 70s music with her owner Donna Chapman.

1. Shelley Harbour took this photo at Harbour Town overlooking Calibogue Sound.

OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE OFFERS BROAD RANGE OF ADULT EDUCATIONAL OPTIONS

Andrea Sisino knows that for many this is likely the first they’ve heard of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. The director of the University of South Carolina Beaufort’s affiliate of the 124-school nationwide network believes her program is in a better-than-ever position to be introduced to the public.

HARLEY

Age: 4 years old Gender: Female
Weight: 50-60 pounds Breed: Mixed Large
Temperament: Harley is full of energy and enjoys playing with whoever is willing. She would enjoy a home with one person who can give her undivided attention.