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6:40 am on Sunday February 26, 2012

Watch documentary of Beaufort-born boxing legend online for free

In 2010 a biographic film on Smokin' Joe Fraizer was released, and in late 2011 sad word came that the Beaufort-born boxing legend had passed away. Today you can watch the documentary, "Joe Frazier: When the Smoke Clears", online at Hulu for free...
6:19 am on Friday November 18, 2011

Tributes and a memorial service for Beaufort's Joe Frazier (Update: Coverage)

Joe Frazier during a Beaufort ceremony where he received the Order of the Palmetto. Update November 18: Lots of coverage of the nice memorial service for Joe Frazier. The Island Packet has a write-up and photo gallery (get that here) and WTOC 11 has...
8:09 pm on Monday November 7, 2011

Beaufort boxing legend Joe Frazier dies at 67

Joe Frazier during a Beaufort ceremony where he received the Order of the Palmetto. Update November 8: Just a few short days after word came that Frazier was deathly ill, news has come that he has passed. He was 67 and died Monday night after...
9:19 am on Tuesday September 6, 2011

Boxing legends visit Myrtle Beach this weekend

photo by flickr member KWDesigns Max & Erma's restaurant on Highway 501 at Carolina Forest Boulevard is hosting a "Boxing Legends Autograph Signing" on Thursday, September 8th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m, which is open to the public. The Conway...
5:31 am on Tuesday September 28, 2010

Smokin' Joe meets fans at City Java and News (w/fotos)

Joe Frazier signs an autograph for a Beaufort fan The morning after receiving the Order of the Palmetto from Gov. Mark Sanford, Smoking Joe Frazier sat down for some coffee, breakfast and a heaping portion of fan adoration over at City Java &...
3:17 am on Tuesday September 28, 2010

Photos from the Joe Frazier Order of the Palmetto award (updated w/video)

Updates inline below. As you've heard, today Joe Frazier was awarded the highest civilian honor awarded by the our governor, the Order of the Palmetto.  I'll spare you on rehashing the coverage of why the Beaufort native and former World Heavyweight...
1:29 pm on Monday September 27, 2010

Joe Frazier to be awarded Order of the Palmetto (update: event NOT moved)

Flickr user nostri-imago Frazier at right First reporting September 21, updates at the bottom. Burton's own Smokin' Joe Frazier next week will be awarded the Order of the Palmetto, the highest honor given to a South Carolina resident. Frazier was...
1:43 pm on Friday March 12, 2010

Teen breaks into home, faced down by 64-year-old former boxer

"I hit him with the gun. I hit him a little bit. I hit him with a left, so he fell down between there." Live 5 News has the story. Andrews is up near Georgetown.
1:07 pm on Sunday June 29, 2008

The Plex to be torn down

[gmap markers=blue::32.90106493327334,-80.02939224243164 |zoom=11 |center=32.89919124205649,-80.02098083496094 |width=200px |height=250px |control=Small |type=Map] The Plex is being closed and torn down, John Stoehr reports on Charleston City Paper'...