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10:19 pm on Sunday June 3, 2012

Notes on Quotes-Edgar Allan Poe on Sweating It Out!

By Gordon Mercer and Marcia Gaines Mercer         “The best things in life make you sweaty.”  Edgar Allan Poe, 1809-1849    Author and poet, Edgar Allan Poe, was stationed in the U. S. Army at Fort Moultrie on Sullivan’s Island under the name of...
10:00 am on Wednesday June 29, 2011

C-SPAN's in town filming for BookTV, American History TV

Image by Flickr user maradaThrough Friday, July 1st, C-SPAN will be in the Holy City to film segments about our rich history and literary culture for BookTV (C-SPAN2) and American History TV (C-SPAN3). The network has been busy at work in Charleston...
7:17 am on Monday December 6, 2010

New book tells the story of Ed McTeer, Witchdoctor Sheriff

Here's a great idea for a stocking stuffer if you can get it in time before Christmas: a new book about one of Beaufort's most famed lawmen - Ed McTeer. Author Baynard Woods last month released his new book: "Coffin Point: The Strange Cases of Ed...
4:47 am on Tuesday September 14, 2010

Beaufort library uses anniversary of classic book to promote literacy (w/video)

Flickr user ups2006 The always innovative Amanda Brewer (yeah, she's one of our columnists) used the 50-year anniversary of the release of "To Kill a Mockingbird" to promote literacy in the community. Check out the WSAV report here and the video...