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Community Information and Local Interest Links

 

Boating and Navigation

Cooking and Recipes
(http://www.bcgov.net/bftlib/frogmore.htm)

Education

  • Homeschooling, Local resources (http://www.bcgov.net/bftlib/homeschool.htm)

 

     
 

Government Officials Who Serve You
• Federal • State • County • Municipal •
(http://www.bcgov.net/bftlib/officials.htm)

     

Libraries

Media

  • WJWJ-TV Channel 16 [SCETV, Beaufort] (http://www.wjwj.org)

Military

  • Parris Island (http://www.mcrdpi.usmc.mil) The web site of the Marine Corps Depot, with the facility's mission, history, recruit training (and Drill Instructor School), and personnel. Other features include visitor information, Eastern Recruiting Region, frequently asked questions, and other Marine links.

Museums

Click here.
http://www.bcgov.net/bftlib/faqs.htm#Museums

Statistics
(See also General Information
Children and Young Adults, Statistics )

Tourism, Arts and Recreation

  • Arts Council of Beaufort County (http://www.beaufortarts.com)Web site

  • ArtsREACH (http://www.artsreach.org)The web site of Artistic Pursuits, Inc. is best known in the Beaufort community as the operators of the Shed Center for the Arts in downtown Port Royal. Learn more about arts programs in Beaufort County (and Artistic Pursuits’ comprehensive assessment of local cultural resources and needs and its arts economic impact study).

  • Beaufort Online (http://www.beaufortonline.com)The many links for local information include: Beaufort Info Center / Beaufort Entertainment / Kids' Kaleidoscope / Military Rally-Point, with events, sports and community activities. Quick source for local weather & tides, too.

  • BeaufortUSA (http://www.beaufortusa.com) "The tour guide for both Tourist and Resident, covers Beaufort sights to see and places to discover, fishing, shrimping, how to crab and more."

  • The Blue Crab Home Page (http://www.blue-crab.net) A "sunken treasure" of links on many different levels, including sites for other kinds of crabs. Includes a professional directory.

  • Hunting Island (http://huntingisland.com) Take a virtual tour of the state park on the site's interactive map.

  • Lowcountry Guide (http://www.lowcountryguide.com) "A comprehensive resource directory for Hilton Head, South Carolina".

  • Movies in Beaufort: When and Where (http://www.bcgov.net/bftlib/film.htm)
  • Sand Castle Central (http://www.sandcastlecentral.com/index.html) Photos, tips, tools, contests -- everything you need to make the best sand castle on the local beaches!

  • South Carolina Beaches (http://www.surf-sun.com/south-carolina.html)

  • Visitor Information and suggested local-interest sites from Beaufort County Council!
    (http://www.bcgov.net/Services/links.htm)

Weather, Tides and Currents

  • Hurricane and Storm Tracking: Atlantic and Pacific Oceans (http://hurricane.terrapin.com)
    The StormTrack system receives weather data from the National Weather Service via satellite, creating an entry for each tropical depression, storm, or hurricane when the NWS begins issuing advisories.

  • Hurricanes (Prepared by the staff of Beaufort County Public Library) (http://www.bcgov.net/bftlib/hurricanes.htm).

  • WWW Tide and Current Predictor (http://tbone.biol.sc.edu/tide/sitesel.html#useastlower) Select specific regions or map for entire United States.

  • Tidal Information Page (http://www.tides.info) Calculations from the present for up to 30 days in the future, by city.

  • Weather Underground: Tropical Weather (http://www.wunderground.com/tropical)
    This Web site provides news on
    tropical storms/hurricanes
    as it breaks, with maps, reports, frequently-asked questions and software.

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