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Movies for February 19-22
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Valentines Day (PG)
When In Rome (PG)
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From Paris With Love (R)
Edge Of Darkness (R)

Water Festival Day Four


Croquet Tournament
Sponsored by Modern Jewelers
9 a.m., Waterfront Park
Entry fee: $40 per tournament team, $30 per co-ed team

Festival Art and Craft Market
10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Promenade, Waterfront Park

8 p.m. – 11 p.m., Waterfront Park
Sponsored by Atlantic Marine Corps Communities at Tri-Command
Gates open 7 p.m., Show starts 8 p.m.
Entertainment by Deas Guyz, as seen at the
Beaufort Shrimp Festival.
Admission $7. FREE to ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY with valid Military ID.

Water Festival Day 3


Festival Art and Craft Market
9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Promenade, Waterfront Park

Boat & Bike Bingo
Sponsored by Southern Signs and Awning10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Local Waters and Land Checkpoints
Entry fee for participants

Coast Guard Cutter Tours
10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Waterfront Park
Subject to Availability

Lowcountry Estuarium
10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Waterfront Park

Sponsored by Coca-Cola
Featuring shows, rides, games and prizes
11:00 a.m. - 3 p.m., Waterfront Park

Gatorland Ski Show
2 p.m. - 4 p.m., Beaufort River

Sailing Regatta (continued)
2 p.m. - 5 p.m., Beaufort River in front of BYSC

Sponsored by Technical College of the Lowcountry
7 p.m. – 10 p.m., Waterfront Park
Gates open 7 p.m.
Entertainment by D.J. Ross Brown
Ages 13-17 only–VALID ID REQUIRED
NO RE-ENTRY. No Shuttle Service Available
Admission $10.

Water Festival Day Two


Raft Race
Sponsored by Ferguson Enterprises
9 a.m., Waterfront Park

Bocce Tournament
Sponsored by JOCO Construction
9 a.m., Waterfront Park

Festival Art and Craft Market
9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Promenade, Waterfront Park

Sponsors’ Expo
10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Waterfront Pavilion

Children’s Toad Fishing Tournament
Sponsored by Sea Island Atlas Van Lines
10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Waterfront Park

Coast Guard Cutter Tours
10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Waterfront Park
Subject to Availability

Lowcountry Estuarium
10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Waterfront Park

Badminton Tournament
Sponsored by A.C. Harvey’s Screen Printing
11 a.m., Waterfront Park

Gatorland Ski Show
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Beaufort River

Sailing Regatta
2:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m., Beaufort River in front of seawall

Sponsored by Country 106.9 FM
8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m., Waterfront Park
Gates open 7 p.m., Show starts 8 p.m.
Entertainment by country music artist Jake Owen,
opening with the Chuck Courtenay Band.
Admission $20.

Water Festival 2010

The 55th annual Beaufort Water Festival opens today, and it looks like it’s going top be a good one! Today’s festivities include:

Festival Art and Craft Market
Noon – 5 p.m., Promenade, Waterfront Park

Opening Ceremony
Gates open 6 p.m., Ceremony begins 7 p.m.
Featuring the Parris Island Marine Band
and a spectacular Fireworks Show at dusk.
Free admission

Cat Island Manhunt Update

CAT ISLAND, SC (July 15/12:15 PM) – The manhunt for two men suspected in this morning’s burglary at a Cat Island restaurant has ended.

One of the suspects sought during the search of the island, 29-year old Chad Dennis Burnett, was located and apprehended by members of the Sheriff’s Office K9 Tracking Team just before 11 am. The remaining suspect, 16-year old Cole James Jackson, remains at large.

Two additional suspects, 19-year old James Ralph Elam III of Tennessee and 18-year old Jose Benjamin Ruelas of Lady’s Island were arrested early this morning in connection with the same burglary, after deputies located them trying to flee on the Island Causeway.

All four suspects will face charges of 2nd degree Burglary for the break in at the British Open Pub early this morning. A Sheriff’s deputy proactively patrolling the area at approximately 3:00 am this morning noticed signs of forced entry to the business, in the form of several broken windows. As the deputy conducted a search of the building, the four suspects fled the area on foot.

Deputies located a suspicious vehicle left nearby, and upon further investigation determined the vehicle had been left behind by burglary suspects. A perimeter was established and a search mounted for the suspects, who were believed to be roaming the area on foot. Following more than 8 hours of searching, the capture of three suspects, and the positive identification of the fourth suspect, the perimeter was dissolved and the K9 search discontinued.

Nothing was reportedly stolen during the burglary at the British Open Pub, as it appears the deputy arrived just as the suspects had made entry to the restaurant.

Further charges may be pending against the four men, as investigators follow up on information linking them to numerous other burglaries in the area.

The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of suspect, Cole James Jackson, to contact either Investigator SSgt. B. Baird at 843-255-3405 or the Beaufort County Dispatch Center at 843-524-2777. Jackson is a white male, 16-years of age, approximately 6’00”, 180 lbs with brown hair and brown eyes. His last known address is 4 Cordata Ct on Lady’s Island.