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11:23 pm on Tuesday August 7, 2012

Historic Beaufort Foundation leader leaves as group looks to get more aggressive

Two years back in August 2010, the Historic Beaufort Foundation announced the hiring of Julia Paige Wylie Good as the private nonprofit's executive director. Earlier this week the group's board approved her resignation. No one is saying publicly why...
5:29 am on Monday June 18, 2012

More citizen involvement sought for review of Beaufort's form-based code

Concerns continue to grow by some in Beaufort's community over how much change could be allowed to new building in our historic town under the new set of building codes. The planned citizen, government, and business review group that is to review...
6:37 am on Saturday May 12, 2012

Political tensions mount over Bladen Street Redevelopment District

TheDigitel The Bladen Street reconstruction area. Beaufort's city leaders pushed for the Bladen Street Redevelopment District as way to transform a long neglected part of downtown into an area with vibrant business and pedestrian interaction that...
11:14 pm on Sunday January 15, 2012

Taking a look at a wave of chain restaurant investment in Beaufort

Flickr user @boetter Recent capital investment by chain restaurants have been a large investment for Beaufort. Combining the construction of a Buffalo Wild Wings on Robert Smalls Parkway, Red Lobster/Olive Garden at Beaufort Town Center, and the...
7:00 am on Monday November 14, 2011

Three years of improvements coming to Boundary Street

TheDigitel Beaufort It looks like a pedestrian paradise, but just to the left is 35 MPH busy four-lane road. Boundary Street has long been a target of city leaders that envision it transforming from a busy, pedestrian unfriendly four-lane highway...
3:30 pm on Tuesday October 25, 2011

Share your thoughts on shaping the future for Port Royal

irleslie Mixing business and residential appropriately are key in form-based codes. Local government groups have been working to create a new design and building code for Port Royal and Shell Point that revolves around creating more liveable...
7:47 am on Sunday May 15, 2011

With groundbreaking of 'MidTown Square,' Beaufort's form-based code efforts get a push

Submitted Builder Allen Patterson of Allen Patterson Residential talks about MidTown Square and the plans to the right. Construction to place 16 single-family homes and six live-work units in Beaufort's MidTown Square is getting underway soon....
3:58 am on Friday February 18, 2011

City, consultants start public dialog over new plan

TheDigitel Juliann Vachon of the Island Packet published a piece about Beaufort's soon-to-be implemented Civic Master Plan public workshops. More than 55 people convened at Beaufort City Hall to discuss which programs should be involved in the...
2:15 pm on Monday February 14, 2011

American suburbia, urban development to kick off free CNU guest speaker series

Flickr user Mr. T. in DC The environment, development, suburbia, and lifestyle will be top issues at a free quarterly series on environmental issues facing the community. The Carolinas chapter of the Congress for New Urbanism will host its first in...
5:14 am on Tuesday January 4, 2011

Parking, Bladen Street appeals, and bike-walk interconnectivity

TheDigitel Discussion over how best the Bladen Street code should be worded. Update January 5: The Island Packet has their own report on lasts night meeting and it takes a slightly different spin. The story, and particularly the headline, make it...

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