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Detroit Free Press
Giant, 1,109-carat diamond finds no buyer at auctionfailed to find a buyer this week, a disappointing result for a stone which had
Giant, 1,109-carat diamond finds no buyer at auction
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 hours ago
failed to find a buyer this week, a disappointing result for a stone which had described as “the find of a lifetime” by David Bennett, chairman of Sotheby’s jewelry division. The diamond was unearthed in November in Botswana at a mine owned by... Read more
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Island Packet
Steve Riley a finalist for third jobHe declined to comment on why. After 25 years as Hilton Head’s top employee, R
Steve Riley a finalist for third job
Island Packet / Posted 3 hours ago
He declined to comment on why. After 25 years as Hilton Head’s top employee, Riley recently said tensions with Mayor David Bennett and other factors convinced him to look for work elsewhere. Bennett has declined to comment on the... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
World's largest uncut diamond fails to sell in Londonprice and consequently did not find a buyer tonight," Sotheby's said in a later
World's largest uncut diamond fails to sell in London
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 17 hours ago
price and consequently did not find a buyer tonight," Sotheby's said in a later statement. Sotheby's chairman of jewellery David Bennett had called the diamond "the find of a lifetime." "No rough even remotely of this scale has ever been offered... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Giant uncut diamond fails to sell at auctionduring a sale preview at Sotheby's auction house in London on June 14.(Reuters
Giant uncut diamond fails to sell at auction
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 18 hours ago
during a sale preview at Sotheby's auction house in London on June 14.(Reuters photo) Sotheby's chairman of jewellery David Bennett had called the diamond "the find of a lifetime." "No rough even remotely of this scale has ever been offered... Read more
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Island Packet
New questions raised about Hilton Head’s stormwater systembudget earlier this month — but not without concerns voiced by several council
New questions raised about Hilton Head’s stormwater system
Island Packet / Posted 20 hours ago
budget earlier this month — but not without concerns voiced by several council members, including David Ames and Mayor David Bennett. Ames said he would like to know more about the stormwater contracts the town has with private neighborhoods... Read more
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Japan Today
World's largest uncut diamond fails to sell in London ‹ Japan Todayprice and consequently did not find a buyer tonight,” Sotheby’s said in a later
World's largest uncut diamond fails to sell in London ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 22 hours ago
price and consequently did not find a buyer tonight,” Sotheby’s said in a later statement. Sotheby’s chairman of jewellery David Bennett had called the diamond “the find of a lifetime.” “No rough even remotely of this scale has ever been offered... Read more
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NBC News
1,109-Carat Diamond Flops at London Auctionrecord $31.6 million a day prior. That bet, however, did not pay off. Stocks a
1,109-Carat Diamond Flops at London Auction
NBC News / Posted yesterday
record $31.6 million a day prior. That bet, however, did not pay off. Stocks and financial assets have been volatile, especially after last week's Brexit vote. Ahead of the auction, Sotheby's David Bennett called the diamond a "find of a lifeti... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Somali New Zealanders held up by customs - National MPNew Zealanders up for hours and many Kiwis feel they are targeted at the border
Somali New Zealanders held up by customs - National MP
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
New Zealanders up for hours and many Kiwis feel they are targeted at the border, a National MP says. Hamilton East MP David Bennett raised the issue with his National colleague and Customs Minister Nicky Wagner and Comptroller of Customs... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Giant diamond doesn't find buyer at Sotheby's sale in Londonfind a buyer Tuesday June 29, 2016, a disappointing result for a stone which ha
Giant diamond doesn't find buyer at Sotheby's sale in London
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
find a buyer Tuesday June 29, 2016, a disappointing result for a stone which had described as “the find of a lifetime” by David Bennett, chairman of Sotheby's jewelry division. less FILE - In this Tuesday, June 14, 2016 file photo, a model poses... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Giant diamond doesn't find buyer at Sotheby's sale in Londontennis ball-sized Lesedi la Rona failed to find a buyer Tuesday June 29, 2016,
Giant diamond doesn't find buyer at Sotheby's sale in London
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
tennis ball-sized Lesedi la Rona failed to find a buyer Tuesday June 29, 2016, a disappointing result for a stone which had described as “the find of a lifetime” by David Bennett, chairman of Sotheby's jewelry division. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Giant diamond doesn't find buyer at Sotheby's sale in Londonfind a buyer Tuesday June 29, 2016, a disappointing result for a stone which ha
Giant diamond doesn't find buyer at Sotheby's sale in London
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
find a buyer Tuesday June 29, 2016, a disappointing result for a stone which had described as “the find of a lifetime” by David Bennett, chairman of Sotheby's jewelry division. less FILE - In this Tuesday, June 14, 2016 file photo, a model poses... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Giant diamond doesn't find buyer at Sotheby's sale in LondonRona failed to find a buyer Tuesday, a disappointing result for a stone which h
Giant diamond doesn't find buyer at Sotheby's sale in London
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
Rona failed to find a buyer Tuesday, a disappointing result for a stone which had described as "the find of a lifetime" by David Bennett, chairman of Sotheby's jewelry division. The diamond was unearthed in November in Botswana at a mine owned by... Read more
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Salon.com
Giant diamond doesn’t find buyer at Sotheby’s sale in LondonRona failed to find a buyer Tuesday, a disappointing result for a stone which h
Giant diamond doesn’t find buyer at Sotheby’s sale in London
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
Rona failed to find a buyer Tuesday, a disappointing result for a stone which had described as “the find of a lifetime” by David Bennett, chairman of Sotheby’s jewelry division. The diamond was unearthed in November in Botswana at a mine owned by... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Brexit blamed for failure to sell world's largest uncut diamondprice and consequently did not find a buyer tonight," Sotheby's said in a state
Brexit blamed for failure to sell world's largest uncut diamond
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
price and consequently did not find a buyer tonight," Sotheby's said in a statement later. Sotheby's chairman of jewellery David Bennett had called the diamond "the find of a lifetime". "No rough even remotely of this scale has ever been offered... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
World's largest uncut diamond fails to sell in Londonprice and consequently did not find a buyer tonight," Sotheby's said in a later
World's largest uncut diamond fails to sell in London
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
price and consequently did not find a buyer tonight," Sotheby's said in a later statement. Sotheby's chairman of jewellery David Bennett had called the diamond "the find of a lifetime." "No rough even remotely of this scale has ever been offered... Read more
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ABC News
World's Largest Uncut Diamond Up for Auction in LondonCrown Jewels of the United Kingdom, according to Sotheby's. “The Lesedi la Ron
World's Largest Uncut Diamond Up for Auction in London
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom, according to Sotheby's. “The Lesedi la Rona is a unique and important discovery,” David Bennett, worldwide chairman of Sotheby’s Jewelry Division, told ABC News. “We therefore felt that offering Lesedi la... Read more
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CNBC
1,109-carat diamond flops at London auctionrecord $31.6 million a day prior. That bet, however, did not pay off. Stocks a
1,109-carat diamond flops at London auction
CNBC / Posted 2 days ago
record $31.6 million a day prior. That bet, however, did not pay off. Stocks and financial assets have been volatile, especially after last week's Brexit vote. Ahead of the auction, Sotheby's David Bennett called the diamond a "find of a lifeti... Read more
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dna
World's largest uncut diamond set to be auctioned in UKwhich means 'our light' in the Tswana language spoken in Botswana, was discover
World's largest uncut diamond set to be auctioned in UK
dna / Posted 2 days ago
which means 'our light' in the Tswana language spoken in Botswana, was discovered by Lucara Diamond Corp's Karowe mine. David Bennett, worldwide chairman of Sotheby's jewellery division, said the diamond's discovery is "the find of a... Read more
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Al.com
There will be no Coastal Carolinas in the CFB Playoffis, if you don't count the "We don't need no cats; we need more dogs" viral ran
There will be no Coastal Carolinas in the CFB Playoff
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
is, if you don't count the "We don't need no cats; we need more dogs" viral rant by former Coastal Carolina football coach David Bennett. Yes, Coastal has a football program, but it could never do what its baseball program is doing. The Chants... Read more
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ESPN
Meet Joe Moglia:Wall Street wizard who's now Coastal Carolina's coachsomething that's different." Moglia's hire at Coastal Carolina in 2012 was pre
Meet Joe Moglia:Wall Street wizard who's now Coastal Carolina's coach
ESPN / Posted 2 days ago
something that's different." Moglia's hire at Coastal Carolina in 2012 was predictably controversial. His predecessor, David Bennett, had a solid track record, strong ties to the community and some national cache thanks to a colorful news... Read more
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The Financial Express
Largest uncut diamond up for auction in Londonincludes the 530.20 carats Great Star of Africa – currently the largest top-qua
Largest uncut diamond up for auction in London
The Financial Express / Posted 2 days ago
includes the 530.20 carats Great Star of Africa – currently the largest top-quality polished diamond in existence. David Bennett, Worldwide Chairman of Sotheby’s Jewellery Division, said, “The ‘Lesedi la Rona’ is simply outstanding and its... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Vermont hosts Golf Championshipis being played in Vermont. "We're pretty excited to host the New England Cham
Vermont hosts Golf Championship
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
is being played in Vermont. "We're pretty excited to host the New England Championship for sure," course director, David Bennett said. "On behalf of our membership at the Country Club of Vermont, it's a really prestigious event. So, getting... Read more
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Island Packet
USCB campus site cleared, lawsuit pendingthe town’s resorts. “We look forward to the construction of the building and w
USCB campus site cleared, lawsuit pending
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
the town’s resorts. “We look forward to the construction of the building and we are a perfect fit for the vision of Mayor David Bennett and the town of Hilton Head Island for attracting economic partners,” Panu said. “We are very excited about the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
An Alzheimer's Researcher On How To Curb The DiseaseAlzheimer’s disease. Some people suffer symptoms, though, while others don’t. T
An Alzheimer's Researcher On How To Curb The Disease
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
Alzheimer’s disease. Some people suffer symptoms, though, while others don’t. Today on Think, Lauren Silverman spoke with David Bennett, director of the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center, about new research into how we can keep our minds sharp and... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Where Are San Diego County’s Five-Star Hospitals? Answer: There Aren’t Anythat their rooms were always quiet at night. For Tri-City, 41 percent of patien
Where Are San Diego County’s Five-Star Hospitals? Answer: There Aren’t Any
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
that their rooms were always quiet at night. For Tri-City, 41 percent of patients reported their rooms were always quiet. David Bennett, chief marketing officer for Tri-City, declined to answer questions because inewsource would not agree to let... Read more
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Island Packet
How many job offers will Hilton Head’s manager get?open,” said Riley, who has worked for the town for 25 years. He previously cite
How many job offers will Hilton Head’s manager get?
Island Packet / Posted 7 days ago
open,” said Riley, who has worked for the town for 25 years. He previously cited a turbulent relationship with Mayor David Bennett as one factor in deciding to look for a new job. He declined to comment further on the relationship... Read more
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Island Packet
Hilton Head Council approves private beach fundsin the Hilton Head Plantation neighborhood. A motion — asking for further revi
Hilton Head Council approves private beach funds
Island Packet / Posted 9 days ago
in the Hilton Head Plantation neighborhood. A motion — asking for further review of the project by town staff before funds are released to the neighborhood — failed. Only Mayor David Bennett and council member David Ames voted in favor of the moti... Read more
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Island Packet
Nonprofit kicks off campaign to connect Hilton Head homes to sanitary sewerDecember to provide sewer access to every Hilton Head resident by 2020. The dec
Nonprofit kicks off campaign to connect Hilton Head homes to sanitary sewer
Island Packet / Posted 9 days ago
December to provide sewer access to every Hilton Head resident by 2020. The decision followed a campaign promise from Mayor David Bennett. The total project will cost about $7.1 million, including the already committed $3.5 million. Marc Grant, a... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
River Bluff’s Bennett tapped to become director of athletics for Lexington OneDavid Bennett will have a little more responsibility following football season
River Bluff’s Bennett tapped to become director of athletics for Lexington One
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 9 days ago
David Bennett will have a little more responsibility following football season this year. The River Bluff head football coach and athletic director was recently picked to become the new Director of Athletics for Lexington County School District... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
River Bluff’s Bennett tapped to become Lexington 1 ADDavid Bennett will have a little more responsibility following football season
River Bluff’s Bennett tapped to become Lexington 1 AD
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 9 days ago
David Bennett will have a little more responsibility following football season this year. The River Bluff head football coach and athletics director was recently picked to become the new athletics director for Lexington County School District... Read more
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Island Packet
Second neighborhood asking for stormwater money from Hilton Headthat we can’t afford later on without significant new fees and higher taxes,” s
Second neighborhood asking for stormwater money from Hilton Head
Island Packet / Posted 10 days ago
that we can’t afford later on without significant new fees and higher taxes,” said council member David Ames. Added Mayor David Bennett: “It is a change in policy. I am unclear at this point as to what has changed to necessitate this modification... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Lookout Mountain, Ga., Adopts Budget; Reaches Agreement With Covenant College And Brow Wood On Sewersin the parks across from city hall. One of these monuments can be seen on the T
Lookout Mountain, Ga., Adopts Budget; Reaches Agreement With Covenant College And Brow Wood On Sewers
The Chattanoogan / Posted 14 days ago
in the parks across from city hall. One of these monuments can be seen on the Tennessee side near the Commons. Mayor David Bennett said street striping will begin at the end of June. Residents should be mindful when driving or pulling on to... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Little Return: Resort closes economic development agencyto the island. There is no money for the agency in the budget for the new budg
Little Return: Resort closes economic development agency
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
to the island. There is no money for the agency in the budget for the new budget year that begins July 1. Mayor David Bennett tells the newspaper the island just wasn't getting enough bang for its buck. Officials say that during the two... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Little Return: Resort closes economic development agencyto the island. There is no money for the agency in the budget for the new budg
Little Return: Resort closes economic development agency
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 15 days ago
to the island. There is no money for the agency in the budget for the new budget year that begins July 1. Mayor David Bennett tells the newspaper the island just wasn't getting enough bang for its buck. Officials say that during the two... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Little Return: Resort closes economic development agencyto the island. There is no money for the agency in the budget for the new budg
Little Return: Resort closes economic development agency
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
to the island. There is no money for the agency in the budget for the new budget year that begins July 1. Mayor David Bennett tells the newspaper the island just wasn't getting enough bang for its buck. Officials say that during the two... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Little Return: Resort closes economic development agencyto the island. There is no money for the agency in the budget for the fiscal y
Little Return: Resort closes economic development agency
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 15 days ago
to the island. There is no money for the agency in the budget for the fiscal year that begins next month. Mayor David Bennett tells the newspaper the island just wasn't getting enough bang for its buck. Officials say that during the two... Read more
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Island Packet
Teen suspect in Hilton Head park shooting death in courtHilton Head Mayor David Bennett and Sheriff P.J. Tanner were among those presen
Teen suspect in Hilton Head park shooting death in court
Island Packet / Posted 15 days ago
Hilton Head Mayor David Bennett and Sheriff P.J. Tanner were among those present for the Dominique Williams Musician Corner Scholarship Walk along South Forest Beach Drive on Saturday, June 4, 2016. The walk was held in the memory of Dominique... Read more
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Island Packet
Hilton Head shutters its economic development corporationinitiatives to attract new businesses to the town. “It didn’t work out, and we
Hilton Head shutters its economic development corporation
Island Packet / Posted 15 days ago
initiatives to attract new businesses to the town. “It didn’t work out, and we will adjust to these circumstances.” Mayor David Bennett said the island wasn’t getting enough bang for its buck. “The town has spent more than $1 million ... and I... Read more
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Island Packet
Duffie Stone excited to get back to workMayor David Bennett makes remarks at a Town of Hilton Head Island council meeti
Duffie Stone excited to get back to work
Island Packet / Posted 16 days ago
Mayor David Bennett makes remarks at a Town of Hilton Head Island council meeting that he is bothered by the protections in town code enjoyed by the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce as the sole provider of tourism marketing and... Read more
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Island Packet
Hilton Head says yes to public dollars for private beachunanimously approved a new annual budget Tuesday, including providing $300,000
Hilton Head says yes to public dollars for private beach
Island Packet / Posted 16 days ago
unanimously approved a new annual budget Tuesday, including providing $300,000 to help restore a private beach. Mayor David Bennett said after the vote he continues to disagree with the town helping to pay for a planned renourishment project... Read more
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The Age
'Good for a crown' largest rough diamond found in 100 years to go on salelast year weighs 1,109 carats and is the size of a small ball. I don't think y
'Good for a crown' largest rough diamond found in 100 years to go on sale
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
last year weighs 1,109 carats and is the size of a small ball. I don't think you can exaggerate how rare this diamond is. David Bennett, Sotheby's Is is the largest rough diamond find since the discovery of the Cullinan Diamond in 1905, which... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'Good for a crown' largest rough diamond found in 100 years to go on salelast year weighs 1,109 carats and is the size of a small ball. I don't think y
'Good for a crown' largest rough diamond found in 100 years to go on sale
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 days ago
last year weighs 1,109 carats and is the size of a small ball. I don't think you can exaggerate how rare this diamond is. David Bennett, Sotheby's Is is the largest rough diamond find since the discovery of the Cullinan Diamond in 1905, which... Read more
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Island Packet
Hilton Head considers giving $300,000 to help private beachproblem to fix. “It’s a private beach that isn’t available to tourists and all
Hilton Head considers giving $300,000 to help private beach
Island Packet / Posted 17 days ago
problem to fix. “It’s a private beach that isn’t available to tourists and all of our citizens,” said Hilton Head Mayor David Bennett via text message. “I didn’t and don’t agree with the argument presented by (Hilton Head Plantation) relative to... Read more
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Island Packet
Countywide economic development group gets to workmembership nominations are ironed out — are Beaufort County Commission Chairman
Countywide economic development group gets to work
Island Packet / Posted 21 days ago
membership nominations are ironed out — are Beaufort County Commission Chairman Paul Sommerville, Hilton Head Island Mayor David Bennett, Bluffton Mayor Lisa Sulka, Beaufort City Councilman Stephen Murray and former Port Royal Town Councilman Joe... Read more
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Island Packet
Can Sea Pines rope off the beach?pass.” Riley said the city does not have a formal agreement for access with Se
Can Sea Pines rope off the beach?
Island Packet / Posted 21 days ago
pass.” Riley said the city does not have a formal agreement for access with Sea Pines but hopes to in the future. Mayor David Bennett was asked to comment on the issue on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday but said on Tuesday he was unsure he would... Read more
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Island Packet
Premium beach umbrellas for rent in Sea PinesHilton Head Mayor David Bennett and Sheriff P.J. Tanner were among those presen
Premium beach umbrellas for rent in Sea Pines
Island Packet / Posted 21 days ago
Hilton Head Mayor David Bennett and Sheriff P.J. Tanner were among those present for the Dominique Williams Musician Corner Scholarship Walk along South Forest Beach Drive on Saturday, June 4, 2016. The walk was held in the memory of Dominique... Read more
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TribLIVE
Town Talk: Carnegie pianist receives his Duquesne University degreeinclude Mary Cay and Jack Dunmyer and Nancy and Michael Zinski. • Happy sixth
Town Talk: Carnegie pianist receives his Duquesne University degree
TribLIVE / Posted 23 days ago
include Mary Cay and Jack Dunmyer and Nancy and Michael Zinski. • Happy sixth wedding anniversary to Amanda and David Bennett of Green Tree, who celebrate June 10. They are the parents of Adyson Lyn and David. • Happy birthday to... Read more
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Island Packet
As dirt roads get worse by the day, Hilton Head weighs cost of pavinga second and final vote June 14, the same day council will consider its full bu
As dirt roads get worse by the day, Hilton Head weighs cost of paving
Island Packet / Posted 23 days ago
a second and final vote June 14, the same day council will consider its full budget for FY 2017 for the first time. Mayor David Bennett cautioned council against delaying the issue any longer, citing at least $500,000 in dirt road needs for the... Read more
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Island Packet
How much do you know about reptiles in the Lowcountry?Hilton Head Mayor David Bennett and Sheriff P.J. Tanner were among those presen
How much do you know about reptiles in the Lowcountry?
Island Packet / Posted 23 days ago
Hilton Head Mayor David Bennett and Sheriff P.J. Tanner were among those present for the Dominique Williams Musician Corner Scholarship Walk along South Forest Beach Drive on Saturday, June 4, 2016. The walk was held in the memory of Dominique... Read more
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Island Packet
Tropical Storm Colin brings rain and wind to FloridaHilton Head Mayor David Bennett and Sheriff P.J. Tanner were among those presen
Tropical Storm Colin brings rain and wind to Florida
Island Packet / Posted 25 days ago
Hilton Head Mayor David Bennett and Sheriff P.J. Tanner were among those present for the Dominique Williams Musician Corner Scholarship Walk along South Forest Beach Drive on Saturday, June 4, 2016. The walk was held in the memory of Dominique... Read more
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