Marching down Ribaut Road toward the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office as others rallied near Old Town Bluffton, dozens of people protested Sheriff P.J. Tanner’s request that the Department of Homeland Security reinstate a taskforce dedicated to enforcing federal immigration laws.
Jessicah Lawrence/Beaufort Today The Beaufort Indivisible group protested outside the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday in response to Sheriff P.J. Tanner’s request that Homeland Security to reinstate the 287(g) program.
Paper signs reading “agree” or “disagree” popped up across the room, showing Congressman Mark Sanford how his constituents felt about his stances on issues like the Affordable Care Act and immigration reform.
Photos by Jessicah Lawrence/Beaufort Today Congressman Mark Sanford answers a question from the crowd during a town hall Friday at MacLean Hall at the Technical College of the Lowcountry in Beaufort.
Helen Brown, a 1939 alumna of the Mather School, held the paintbrush and took the first symbolic stroke on the Community Mural Project to beautify the Technical College of the Lowcountry’s tunnel under Ribaut Road.
Photos by Jessicah Lawrence/Beaufort Today Helen Brown, 98, fills in the Adinkra symbol, starting the Community Mural Project on Friday.
With barely any room to stand in the Lady’s Island Elementary School cafeteria, a forum hosted by the Coastal Conservation League and Sea Island Corridor Coalition did what it set out to do: give residents a voice on future growth.
Jessicah Lawrence/Beaufort Today A forum hosted by the Coastal Conservation League and Sea Island Corridor Coalition brought together hundreds of Lady’s Island residents to talk future development and growth.