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7:22 am on Wednesday June 12, 2013

City of Beaufort's search for shortfall tax revenue gets no love from public

The city is continuing to look for creative measures to make up an anticipated $600,000 to $700,000 shortfall in next year's budget, but a plan to add a small tax to non-profit, school, hospital, or church-owned land drew strong public opposition.
2:12 pm on Saturday June 8, 2013

Explaining Beaufort's looming revenue woes

In a regular e-mail update, City of Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling took the time to explain the challenges looming for the city as it looks to make up lost revenue in the next fiscal year's budget. In summary, the challenge lies in new state rules...
8:39 am on Tuesday May 21, 2013

Parking meters being pulled from Memorial Waterfront Park

Town council has voted to remove the meters, which have been in place since the park opened in 2009. 
9:40 am on Tuesday March 26, 2013

Budget gap: Discussing a local option sales tax, other possible city fees

An expected drop Beaufort County property tax revenues continues to propel conversation on how the City of Beaufort could raise taxes or fees to make up between $350,000 and $500,000.  Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling offered the below words on a...
2:13 pm on Thursday March 21, 2013

City of Beaufort looks to new fees in closing revenue gap

The City of Beaufort is looking for creative ways from vehicle registration fees, a local option penny sales tax, to new business fees in helping close an estimated $350,000 and $500,000 revenue gap after the next property reassessment.
12:15 pm on Monday November 19, 2012

Girl Scouts regional council CEO headed to Socastee to address concerns over new fees

Photo by flickr user juverna Local Girl Scouts, leaders, and parents are concerned that next year's fees to join will include a new $15 council service fee, more than doubling the cost for participants to register from this year. There will be a...
8:47 am on Monday October 29, 2012

Baggage fees on the rise for Spirit Air (Update: have no fear)

Photo by flickr member cbcastro Update at the bottom... First Report: If you felt burdened by airline, government, and baggage fees when purchasing your tickets, Spirit Airlines is about to blow your mind.  Know how much it will cost you to check a...
6:21 am on Tuesday May 29, 2012

SC State Parks increasing fees due to funding cuts (Update)

Flickr User: Jason Barnette Photography Update, May 29, 2012:  No need to panic.  A phone call to the Myrtle Beach State Park has revealed that this price hike was effective in January 2012 and there will be no further increase this year.  If you're...
6:51 am on Monday April 2, 2012

Children's Museum to host Kid's Night Out this Friday!

Plan a date night, run some errands or just take a break and bring your kids to the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry (CML) for Kid’s Night Out on Friday, April 6th from anytime between 5:00pm – 9:00pm.   The Museum will be open for fun crafts,...
5:51 am on Friday March 30, 2012

Earth, Wind and Fire join North Charleston’s 40th Anniversary celebration (Tickets on sale today)

Image by ProvdedUpdate March 30: Read to go your funk on? Tickets to the June 26th Earth, Wind and Fire show go on sale today at 10 a.m. Here's a link to Ticketmaster, and posted below, a little something for your Friday:   First reporting: North...