Full of Southern charm, Beaufort serves as an ideal place for relocation or retirement. Beaufort has many businesses and government services that can make your relocation easier and help you ease into life in the South Carolina Lowcountry.
CPM was formed in 1955 by employees of the Charleston Paper Mill. We started in an old construction shed and our mission back then was to make affordable loans and deliver exceptional service to the employees of the Mill and improve their financial well-being. CPM still strives to deliver exceptional service and value everyday recognizing that Carolina People Matter.
Beaufort County’s public schools have made dramatic progress in recent years, with across-the-board improvements in student achievement and significant savings from more efficient operations. Standardized test scores have increased for all types of students despite higher poverty rates. Ratings on state and federal accountability measures have improved, high school graduation rates have increased, and district schools, students and teachers have earned numerous state and national honors in both academics and athletics.