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2:12 pm on Saturday June 8, 2013

Explaining Beaufort's looming revenue woes

In a regular e-mail update, City of Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling took the time to explain the challenges looming for the city as it looks to make up lost revenue in the next fiscal year's budget. In summary, the challenge lies in new state rules...
6:07 am on Thursday September 20, 2012

Following downtown robbery, mayor offers insights into local crime efforts

Submitted The suspect from the Sunday armed robbery of Emily's on Port Republic Street. Update: A suspect has been arrested. A discussion on local crime has returned to the forefront after the Sunday armed robbery of Emily's Restaurant just a block...
4:26 am on Thursday August 16, 2012

Mayor Keyserling running unopposed, only one challenger for Beaufort City Council seats

TheDigitel Keyserling chats on camera during the grand opening of the new Beaufort City Hall in December 2010. Announced in June, the window to file to run to be Beaufort's mayor or for one of two spots on city council has closed, and the field has...
6:47 am on Tuesday June 26, 2012

Chance to file for Beaufort council, mayor seats coming up

TheDigitel Now's your chance to earn a spot on the council. Update: The filing period drew only one challenger. On November 6, voters will head to the polls to elect a new president, local voters will also have the chance to elect Beaufort's mayor...
12:49 am on Thursday March 22, 2012

Why the City of Beaufort wants the U.S. 21 Commerce Park

The reasons and hopes behind the City of Beaufort's announcement that it wants to acquire the failed Beaufort Commerce Park on U.S. 21 are simple enough: jobs. But a follow-up report sheds light on the passion that Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling...
12:30 am on Monday January 9, 2012

Mayor Keyserling calls for a community infusion to fix education woes

Flickr user andylangager In the wake of many headlines about local school funding, closure, and the running of schools in our community, Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling has strayed in the fray to help focus attention on the community's role in...
3:11 am on Friday November 4, 2011

Inside the parking debate: An exchange with an unhappy tourist

TheDigitel The day the kiosks died. It's been some time since the dreaded parking kiosks were yanked off of Bay Street, but horns still exist for the paid-parking debate beast. As proof of that, Mayor Billy Keyserling posted a copy of an e-mail he...
4:10 am on Sunday October 9, 2011

For good local government, community engagement is a must

TheDigitel At one of Beaufort's city council workshops where issues, solutions, and ideas are discussed. Writing on his website, Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling is once again trying to pound home the message that good local government requires an...
8:13 am on Tuesday September 6, 2011

With DMO issue settled, city and county look for more oversight for Beaufort's tourism efforts

TheDigitel It appears the DMO issue has been worked out for northern Beaufort County, the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce will continue to receive the area's tourism dollars to promote the region. But with that the city of Beaufort and county...
4:30 am on Thursday September 1, 2011

A new Beaufort DMO? Not so fast (update: Never mind)

TheDigitel Update Sept. 1: Ends up the Beaufort Chamber and VCB have decided not to split after all.  Is this the best decision for Beaufort? Well time certainly will tell. But it's indeed time to put all of this behind us and focus on what's...

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