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Bluffton Republicans Meet Mon. Oct 3

Join us as we learn more about the candidates for Beaufort County School Board, District 6 The Greater Bluffton Republican Club is pleased to announce that their next meeting will be held at Rose Hill Golf Club at 4 Clubhouse Dr., Bluffton, SC 29910 on Monday, October 3, 2016. We will hold a forum for […]

POST DEBATE FOCUS FORUM

THE HILTON HEAD ISLAND REPUBLICAN CLUB INVITES YOU TO PARTICIPATE IN A POST DEBATE FOCUS FORUM OF THE 2016 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES THIS INFORMAL EVENT WILL BE HELD AT THE HILTON HEAD REPUBLICAN CLUB HEADQUARTERS IN THE PORT ROYAL PLAZA (Next to Drayer Physical Therapy) (Click here for Map) ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2016 AT 5:00 […]

Campaign Offices Grand Opening Sep 17

Campaign Offices Grand Openings September 17 2016 Representative Mark Sanford Keynote Speech Other elected officials and candidates will participate Campaign Offices have campaign material for the Presidential Election and Down Ballot races. Light refreshments Saturday, September 17, 2016 BEAUFORT REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN HEADQUARTERS 1010 Carteret St, Beaufort, SC Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 10:00 – 10:30 […]

Hilton Head Campaign HQ Friday After Hours Schedule

Friday After Hours at the HHI Republican Election 2016 Campaign Headquarters Port Royal Plaza (near Mathews Drive Sam’s Club) Friday After Hours 5-7 PM Click here for map. September 9 – Beaufort County proposed 1% sales tax referendum September 16 – Candidates for Hilton Head Island Town council Ward 1 – Incumbent Marc A. Grant […]

BCRP Monthly Meeting Sept. 15

Conservative Black Author George Farrell to speak at next meeting… The Beaufort County Republican Party will hold their monthly meeting on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at Palmetto Electric Co-Operative, 1 Cooperative Way in Hardeeville. George Farrell, a well-known author, powerful motivational speaker and the founder of BlakPac will be the featured speaker. The meeting begins […]

Three BCRP Campaign Headquarters Open

The Beaufort County Republican Party is opening three Campaign Headquarters Offices to get out the vote for Republicans running for elected offices in the upcoming November 8 Election. The Beaufort, Bluffton, and Hilton Head Island offices will be opening the day after Labor Day on Tuesday September 6th and will remain active through the election. […]

Greater Bluffton Republican Club Meeting Monday September 12

The Greater Bluffton Republican Club is pleased to announce that their next meeting will be held at Rose Hill Golf Club at 4 Clubhouse Dr., Bluffton, SC 29910 on Monday, September 12, 2016. We will be hearing from local activists on both sides of the 1% Sales Tax Referendum that will be on the November […]

1st Monday Republican Lunch Group – Change date to 3rd Monday – September 19

The First Monday in September is Labor Day so the regular Monday lunch is changing to the third Monday, September 19. Congressman Mark Sanford will be the speaker at the Hilton Head Island 1st Monday Republican Lunch Group on Monday September 19th to accommodate the Congressman’s schedule. The meeting will be at noon at Aunt […]

Refresher on the Constitution

Dear Fellow American, You’re hearing a lot in the news these days about the presidential candidates for this year’s election. Promises made, assurances given—if only you’ll vote for them. And you’re not alone. This November, millions will head to the polls, with differing expectations of what their candidate can do for them. How is it […]

Officers Wanted

From Jim Dickson Chairman 2016 Nominating Committee. The Nominating Committee of the Beaufort County Republican Party is looking for people who would be interested in filling the following offices for the 2017 – 2018 terms of office. We will elect new officers at the April 2017 county convention and the new term would began at […]

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Beaufort County News

Registration Deadline Oct. 8

If you are new to Beaufort County you have only until October 8 to resister to vote. If you have moved within the county you must notify the Registrar of Voters of your new address. In person absentee voting dates have not yet been established for the main office on John Gault Rd. or the […]

SEN. TOM DAVIS SAYS THESE 4 INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS ARE TOP PRIORITIES

Future infrastructure projects: What tops Senator Davis’s list From: Island Packet, August 31, 2016 The recently-completed Bluffton Parkway flyover is “just a piece” of other major infrastructure projects on tap for the Lowcountry over the next decade-plus, Sen. Tom Davis told The Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette on Aug. 30, 2016. The list, he […]

USCB and TCL voted out of school sales tax plan

FROM THE ISLAND PACKET: BY REBECCA LURYE, AUGUST 3, 2016 rlurye@islandpacket.com Only the Beaufort County School District now stands to benefit from its 1 percent educational sales tax referendum, after board members decided Tuesday against sharing revenue with two higher education institutions. The board was one vote shy of the eight needed to include the […]

2016 New Poll Manager Training Announcement

The Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Beaufort County will be conducting New Poll Manager training. All persons interested in working the polls for the first time, may enroll in one of these sessions. The dates and locations are as follows: Date Time Location August 30, 2016 (Tuesday) 9:30 am – 2:30 pm Hilton […]

A Second Sales Tax Increase to Appear on Nov Ballot

Beaufort County sales tax to appear on ballot By Lawrence Conneff, July 3, 2016, 843-815-0800, Ext. 19 lawrence.conneff@blufftontoday.com Beaufort County voters will decide in November whether a penny should be added to the sales tax to pay for a host of capital improvements. County Council gave final approval Monday to a 1-cent sales-tax referendum that […]

Beaufort County school board adds $16 million to sales-tax wish list

ISLAND PACKET: BY REBECCA LURYE, JUNE 1, 2016, rlurye@islandpacket.com The Beaufort County school board agreed Tuesday to seek $16 million to build a new auditorium and gym, adding to its hefty list of school projects it plans to build over the next decade. The school district hopes to complete those new additions and three dozen […]

County leaders leaning toward letting voters decide tax hike

From the Island Packet: BY LUCAS HIGH, lhigh@islandpacket.com, May 24, 2016 Local voters are one step closer to being able to choose whether to add a penny of sales tax to every dollar spent in Beaufort County — money that could be used on a host of infrastructure projects. The Beaufort County Council gave preliminary […]

Sales Tax Projects List Being Refined

Beaufort County panel selects projects for possible sales-tax increase Hilton Head Island arts center, Beaufort parking garage, U.S. 278 improvements on the list Money allotment still being worked out; measure could be voted on in the fall Facilities for USCB adult learning programs don’t make list ISLAND PACKET: BY STEPHEN FASTENAU, APRIL 21, 2016 sfastenau@beaufortgazette.com […]

Beaufort County sales tax panel’s list taking shape

Bluffton Today: April 6, 2016 By SCOTT THOMPSON 843-815-0800, Ext. 13 scott.thompson@blufftontoday.com The Beaufort County Capital Project Sales Tax Commission will have at least one more meeting before it recommends a final list of projects for a 1-cent sales tax referendum to County Council. But if council decides to take the referendum to voters in […]

County Schools Tax and Spending Increases Proposed

Beaufort County schools look for $12.8M more in 2017 budget Superintendent presents $216.3 million in needs for next school year Request to Beaufort County would be 6.3 percent higher than 2015-2016 budget School board to hold forums, certify budget request in May Island Packet: By REBECCA LURYE, rlurye@islandpacket.com, April 5, 2016 The Beaufort County School […]

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SC State News

The Gun Death ‘Epidemic’ and the 2nd Amendment

From the South Carolina Policy Council on Thursday, September 15, 2016 • SOUTH CAROLINA POLICYMAKERS HAVE A DUTY TO RESPOND WITH REASON, NOT FEAR State lawmakers are now holding public forums to consider whether the General Assembly should further restrict citizens’ Second Amendment rights. Here’s what South Carolinians should understand about the gun debate before […]

McMaster is ‘hoping to be in’ next South Carolina gov’s race

South Carolina Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster all but announced he’s running for governor again in two years, saying Thursday that he’s “hoping to be in” the 2018 race. BY MEG KINNARD, Associated Press, August 25, 2016 COLUMBIA, S.C. South Carolina Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster all but announced he’s running for governor again in two years, […]

$21.5 Million Available for State Roads, But Going to Congressman’s Wish List

‘This congressman is still in Washington . . . I’ll just stop at that’ From The Nerve: By HANNAH HILL, August 23, 2016 Last week, the Department of Transportation Commission voted to spend $21.5 million of federal money on a list of projects associated with Congressman Jim Clyburn. The commission-approved project list looks very different […]

This New Law Ensures South Carolina Students Will Study the Founding Documents

From The Daily Signal: By Faith Vander Voort / June 17, 2016 / Gov. Nikki Haley, a Republican, signed a South Carolina House bill into law that implements the study of U.S. founding documents into the state’s public high schools. The South Carolina Founding Principles Act requires the study of the United States Constitution, the […]

South Carolina 2016 State Primary Tuesday, June 14

Be Sure to Vote Republicans On the Ballot 1st District US House of Representatives U.S. Rep Mark Sanford SC State Rep. Jenny Horne 14th Judicial Circuit Solicitor Duffie Stone Angela McCall-Tanner Beaufort County Council District 7 Cynthia Bensch Mike Covert

The Legislature’s $2.2 Billion Debt Bomb

● Bill would raise revenue by creating debt ● Senators seemingly unaware of state’s debt problem ● Plan would expand highways, do little about repair/maintenance of roads From the South Carolina Policy Council, Friday, May 6, 2016 So far in this year’s legislative session, lawmakers have been unable to pass a tax increase for roads […]

SC ethics reforms stalled after 4 years of debate

From The State.com: BY JAMIE SELF, jself@thestate.com COLUMBIA After four years of debate about how to strengthen the state’s ethics laws, S.C. lawmakers may pass two changes to the rules governing public officials’ behavior later this month. Maybe. Dozens of ethics bills have been introduced since late 2012, when Gov. Nikki Haley formed a blue-ribbon […]

SC Legislature Passes a Roads Bill

SC Legislature Passes a Roads Bill Tortured proposal appears out of nowhere, House suddenly A-OK with it Did Members Even Read The Roads Bill Before Passing It? From The Nerve: June 2, 2016 Yesterday the General Assembly finally passed a “roads bill.” The bills goes to the governor, either to be signed, vetoed, or allowed […]

In the Debate over Road Funding, Nothing Adds Up

A year ago, we revealed the state wasdecreasing the road maintenance fund. Not much has improved. South Carolina Policy Council: May 5, 2016 One year ago, The Nerve’s Rick Brundrett posted a story with this admittedly rather anodyne title: “S.C. Highway Maintenance Funding Drops Over the Years.” The piece’s contents, however – assuming you follow […]

Mark Sanford Applauds Gov. Haley on Guantanamo

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