Two Bluffton High School students, Drew Lee and Decker Paulmeier, second and fourth from left, visited Columbia April 12 to meet with South Carolina Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman, center, to present their engineering project that would put solar panels on the roofs of school buses, which would improve fuel performance and add solar power capability to any bus on the market today. Also pictured are a representative from the S.C Department of Transportation and Bluffton Mayor Lisa Sulka, who accompanied the students. Photo by Matt Orr, S.C. Department Of Education
A ribbon cutting was held April 4 to celebrate the opening of the offices of Signature Real Estate Group at 60 Main St. on Hilton Head Island. Carmen Washington, owner and broker in charge, is pictured here surrounded by staff and family members, as well as ambassadors from the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce. Joining Carmen with the ribbon cutting duties are Mike Rasmussen and Brandon Roberts from Signature’s corporate office in Las Vegas. Fred Hamilton, Bluffton Town Council member, offered a benediction to bless the event and the new business. Photo by Kevin Aylmer
Beaufort Memorial Physician Partners (BMPP) is bringing together its four board-certified cardiologists in a new practice. Dr. Lee Butterfield and Dr. David Harshman of Beaufort Memorial Cardiology will join Dr. M. Shannon Shook and Dr. Stuart Smalheiser, formerly part of Beaufort Memorial Lowcountry Medical Group, to form the new practice. The newly named Beaufort Memorial Heart Specialists opened April 16 in the Arthur S. Jenkins Building at 300 Midtown Drive in Beaufort. Pictured from left are: Dr. Smalheiser, Dr. Butterfield, Dr. Harshman and Dr. Shook. Photo submitted
Welcome Wagon of Bluffton-Hilton Head celebrated their business opening in the greater Bluffton area with a ribbon-cutting ceremony March 14 at the Greater Bluffton Chamber of Commerce office. Kathy Flinn, area representative and community manager, cut the ribbon to commemorate her branch of business here in the Lowcountry. Flinn was joined by representatives of the Greater Bluffton Chamber, including Chamber Ambassadors and members of the Board of Directors, and Town Council members. Welcome Wagon has been in business since 1928, reaching out to new homeowners to introduce them to area businesses. Photo submitted
Welcome to the beautiful lowcountry and Bluffton, SC.