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New phase in preserving black sea island culture

...established, he has noticed a new pride in the culture.He remembers back in the 1960s when the Penn Center ? the St. Helena Island complex that started as a school for freed slaves and later was a retreat center for civil rights leaders ? had a grant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-15/new-phase-preserving-black-se
James Bratton Tarrance (HELENA ISLAND, S.C.)

HELENA ISLAND, S.C. - James Bratton Tarrance, 59, of St. Helena Island, died Saturday April 16, 2011 at his home. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 AM at First Presbyterian Church, Beaufort. Interment will follow in Forest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/obituaries/2011-04-16/james-bratton-tarrance-helena
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Capt. Billy Blackmon (HELENA ISLAND, S.C.)

HELENA ISLAND, S.C.- Captain Billy Eugene Blackmon, 68, died May 21, 2004. Services will be 3 p.m., Sunday at Shellhouse Funeral...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/22/obi_416446.shtml
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Coalition works to save fading Gullah culture

ST. HELENA ISLAND, S.C. - Mike Johnson isn't Gullah...supporter of the 3-year-old St. Helena Island-based Gullah/Geechee Sea Island...Touch of Class Convention Center on St. Helena Island. Directions: To get there, take U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/17/met_278227.shtml
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Island festival honors boycott

ST. HELENA ISLAND, S.C. - Penn Center's popular Heritage Days Celebration has been...she said. "It will be felt particularly by businesses on St. Helena Island, but not just (by) accommodations on St. Helena. I think it will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/24/met_296588.shtml
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Unkept promise slowed recovery

ST. HELENA ISLAND, S.C. -- Four generations of Daises have lived and worked on land that their ancestors purchased on St. Helena Island in South Carolina after they were emancipated from slavery. "I consider...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/29/met_285086.shtml
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Restaurant faces discrimination suit

ST. HELENA ISLAND - Jesse Gantt's Beaufort Waffle House was "too black," the St. Helena resident remembers his former boss as saying. Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/09/met_283352.shtml
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Group plans event to showcase Gullah heritage

ST. HELENA ISLAND, S.C. - Descendants of freed slaves along the East Coast, known...Wright said. It is that Gullah heritage that Penn Center on St. Helena Island will celebrate Thursday through Sunday. Many activities are planned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/04/met_388345.shtml
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SC bishops: Schools failing children, need boost

...he said. The diocese has several orders of Roman Catholic sisters working in rural areas including Kingstree, St. Helena Island and Georgetown who find themselves spending extensive time in after-school tutoring."When you get into some of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-04/sc-bishops-schools-failing-ch
Mrs. Nan McMillan All (ALLENDALE, S.C.)

...at Production Credit Assoc. She was a member of St. Helena Baptist Church. She and her husband moved down to St. Helena Island from Allendale three years ago. Surviving besides her husband are one daughter, Barbara All Guard of Cacey; two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/25/obi_432342.shtml
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