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9:15 am on Sunday January 19, 2014

Annual Beaufort MLK Day Parade is Monday

On Monday, January 20, the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. parade will run through downtown Beaufort with a closing program following. The parade is set to begin at 10 a.m. and follow the standard route from the corner of Boundary and Rodgers...
9:37 am on Monday January 21, 2013

Photos from the 2013 Beaufort MLK Day Parade

Organizations, schools, churches and Beaufort representatives waved, sang and performed this morning to celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., and many carried posters featuring his famous, thought- provoking quotatations. To see...
8:54 am on Wednesday January 2, 2013

A Dr. MLK Jr. tribute concert by the CSO Gospel Choir and Spiritual Ensemble

Aiming to bring the civil rights leader’s legacy to life through music, imagery and narration, the CSO Gospel Choir and CSO Spiritual Ensemble will host "This Little Light of Mine, I’m Gonna Let It Shine: A Martin Luther King,Jr. Tribute Performance...
3:14 am on Monday November 26, 2012

In a Summerville attic a rare recording of MLK speech in Charleston discovered

Image by Flickr user Ronan_C Amongst boxes of her father's belongings, a Summerville woman has found a rare recording of a speech by Martin Luther King Jr. in Charleston on July 30, 1967. The Post and Courier shares the story of the how the...
2:52 am on Tuesday January 17, 2012

Annual Beaufort MLK Day Parade is Monday (Update: Photos, coverage)

Update January 17: If you weren't able to make it out, a bit of coverage is out there. The Island Packet has a short report summing up the vibe around the county (read that here) and Captured Moments Photography has a slew of photos from the parade...
2:35 am on Tuesday January 17, 2012

A parade and Rev. Jesse Jacks rally in Charleston for MLK Jr. Day (Update: Coverage)

Image by Amanda Click/TheDigitel From the 2010 parade in Charleston.Update January 17: Coverage abounds of the parade and Rev. Jesse Jackson's 'peace and equality' rally. For parade coverage, The Post and Courier offers a nice write-up and photo...
4:34 am on Tuesday January 18, 2011

A quick rundown of Charleston's MLK day parade and events (update: video, photos, words)

Image by Amanda Click/TheDigitel From the 2010 parade in Charleston.Update January 18, post event coverage: While a couple of the events below have yet to happen, coverage is rolling in for the passed ones. The Post and Courier has a write-up of the...
1:44 pm on Monday January 17, 2011

Photos from Beaufort's MLK Day Parade

As part of the Beaufort area's Martin Luther King Jr. Day events the annual parade traced through downtown at 10 a.m. I'll let the small photo set do the talking.
8:01 am on Monday January 17, 2011

A busy, busy Beaufort Monday is on tap (update: 300th Birthday Party moved indoors)

Flickr user joelanman Noon update: Today's 300th birthday party for Beaufort has been moved into the USCB Performing Arts Center due to the rain. Other than that everything else is the same. It's set for a 4:30 p.m. start with cake and the Parris...
6:00 am on Sunday January 16, 2011

Parades, prayers, and remembrance: MLK Day Beaufort celebrations

Flickr user usembassynewdelhi With the 34th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day quickly coming up, you're probably wondering of some of the events that'll be going on around town. So, here's events in Beaufort, Hilton Head, and Bluffton that we think...