Jan
11

Beaufort, SC’s Progress Hobbled By Recession, Drawn-Out Port Deal

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– The Beaufort Gazette

During the last year, Port Royal has seen businesses along Paris Avenue dwindle, festivals turn out less than spectacular numbers and the port of Port Royal, with its prime waterfront real estate, sit stagnant, officials said.

Some say its sleepy downtown village is stuck in a rut, but no one has yet discovered a solution to wake up the historic corridor.

“Everything feels a little stale,” said Old Towne Coffee Haus owner Chris Rentz. “We need somebody to come who has a vision to put some life back (into the village).”

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