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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...
5:08 am on Monday December 6, 2010

Screening of Joe Frazier bio pic part of Beaufort Three-Century fundraiser

Joe Frazier during a Beaufort ceremony where he received the Order of the Palmetto The final major event/fundraiser held by the Beaufort Three-Century project will be next weekend's screening of a yet-to-be released Joe Fraizer bio pic called "Joe...
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...
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