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Poe and Beaufort, SC

October 28th, 2015|South Carolina|

Beaufort's claim to fame?  Edgar Allan Poe lived here, albeit briefly.  Here's an interesting Poe story, thanks to Mental Floss: In 1838, Poe's only novel was published - The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of [...]

Stormy Charleston

October 26th, 2015|South Carolina|

It rained heavily in Charleston, enough to snarl traffic with flooding detours.   Locals are still recovering from the horrific storm earlier in October that dropped 17 inches of rain in 17 hours.  They're also [...]

Hilton Head

October 23rd, 2015|South Carolina|

Hilton Head is a golfer's paradise combined with endless walkable beaches.   In 1663, Capt.  William Hilton sailed from Barbados, landing here to explore lands granted by King Charles II to eight Lord Proprietors (whose job [...]