WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER MAKING A MOVE TO THE LOWCOUNTRY

It had been almost two decades since the year-to-year retirement rate rose in the U.S. That changed in 2020, as the pandemic made families rethink priorities and decide that they’ll make the finances work to get on with their next exciting chapter in life. Those decisions have led to a boom of population growth in the Lowcountry; between the sunshine, the ocean and the hospitality, this is the perfect setting to begin new adventures and exciting challenges. Here are just a few reasons why you need to make our utopia your home sooner than later.

Stunning styles for the fall season.

Location: Sea Pines Country Club | Photographer: Ritterbeck Photography | Make Up: Heather Edge | Models: Isabella DiMuzio

SALTY DOG CAFÉ SPREADS HOLIDAY CHEER

You will be hard-pressed to find a group of people more into the holidays than the folks at the Salty Dog Café. Some might say it’s an extended party celebration that the fishing fleet has survived and endured another hurricane season.

And while that is certainly worth feting, Salty Dog marketing manager Brittany Jackett said the festive mood around South Beach and the entire Salty Dog family is all about the child in their adult leaders coming out to play.

LEARN ABOUT THE GHOSTS AND MYTHS OF HILTON HEAD ISLAND

Spooky Season is upon us again. Have you heard the tales of Hilton Head Island’s haunted historic past? Learn more during the Heritage Library Foundation’s annual Ghosts & Myths of Hilton Head Island event. 

Experience the paranormal past of our island’s most mysterious real-life characters at one of five spine-tingling performances. 

TOADFISH MARRIES A PASSION FOR WATER SPORTS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Growing up in Beaufort along the coastal waters, Casey Davidson has always been a passionate fisherman who appreciated his environment. Today, the 34-year-old has married his love for the waterways and his dedication to conservation to form a business dedicated to preserving the coastal environment.

CRESCENDO CELEBRATION OF ARTS & CULTURE DIRECTOR JENN MCEWEN

The fifth annual Crescendo Celebration of Arts & Culture, presented by Hilton Head’s Office of Cultural Affairs, runs from Oct. 10 through Nov. 13. 

It’s the Lowcountry’s month-long showcase of talent, including musicians, storytellers and open art galleries. 

Crescendo will feature Grammy award-winning vocalists, Broadway performers, Latin American jazz masters, violin concertos, and local beloved talent in pop, blues, swing and the American songbook. 

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BEAUFORT COUNTY LIBRARY OFFERS TOOLS FOR SUCCESS 

The sun is setting on another beautiful summer, and the time has come for students to swap beach hats for thinking caps. With the new school year underway, students and parents may be looking for help to ensure good grades and a successful school year.

Some may be surprised by what exists within the library’s online resources. From live, online tutoring seven days a week to eBooks that read aloud to your beginning reader, here are a few tools available at the Beaufort County Library.

A WORLD APART

Just a couple of miles across Calibogue Sound from Harbour Town lies Daufuskie Island, a small, largely undeveloped barrier island.

A 45-minute ferry ride up the Intracoastal Waterway whisks visitors back in time when, depositing them on Daufuskie — accessible only by boat — and a world away from the trappings of modern-day life.