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Physical Address:**

10 Buck Island Road
Bluffton, SC 29910

Office hours: 9am - 4pm M-F

** Do not mail to the physical address. Mail is not delivered there.

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 5727
Hilton Head Island, SC 29938

Beaufort office:

1809 Boundary Street
Beaufort, SC 29902

Office hours: 9am - 12:00pm, 1 - 4pm M-F

Customer service: 877-706-8100


Name Title Phone
Sara Johnson Borton Publisher and President 843-706-8105
Stacy Carter Courier


Name Title Phone
Fitz McAden Executive Editor 843-706-8110
Kelly Davis Online Editor 843-706-8102
Jeff Kidd Managing Editor 843-706-8175
Jennifer Alliet Designer/Copy Editor 843-706-8129
Bailey Atkinson Designer/Copy Editor 843-706-8128
Steve Austin Night City Editor 843-706-8133
Tom Barton Reporter: Education 843-706-8169
Mike Bragg Assistant Sports Editor 843-706-8122
Amy Bredeson Features Writer 843-706-8134
Chris Carmody Designer/Copy Editor 843-706-8126
Casey Conley Reporter: Town of Bluffton 843-706-8147
Chris Cox Reporter: Sports 843-706-8123
Mary Daly Designer/Copy Editor 843-706-8103
Rachel Damgen Features Production Editor 843-706-8152
Patrick Donohue Features Writer 843-706-8152
Delayna Earley Photographer 843-706-8151
Liz Farrell Features Editor 843-706-8140
Stephen Fastenau Reporter: Sports 843-706-8182
Barry Haapala Sports Copy Editor 843-706-8119
Cathy Carter Harley Features Writer 843-706-8248
Ellis Harman Copy Desk Chief 843-706-8130
Brian Heffernan Reporter: Hilton Head Island 843-706-8142
Jay Karr Photographer 843-706-8150
David Lauderdale Columnist 843-706-8115
Drew Martin Graphics/Photo Editor 843-706-8132
Mike McCombs Sports Editor 843-706-8120
Don McLoud Day City Editor 843-706-8139
Paul Mitchell Editorial Assistant 843-706-8149
Erin Moody Reporter: City of Beaufort/Port Royal 843-706-8184
Laura Oberle Features Writer 843-706-8136
Justin Paprocki Features Production Editor 843-706-8143
Janet Smith Editorial Page Editor 843-706-8114
Gina Smith Reporter: Business 843-706-8145
Jessica Stephens Designer/Copy Editor 843-706-8137
Allison Stice Reporter: Police/Courts 843-706-8138
Lauren Thompson Designer/Copy Editor 843-706-8135
Johnny Woodard Web Producer 8437068107

Interactive Media

Name Title Phone
Bryan Osborn VP, Digital/Business Development 843-706-8290
Curt Jacobi Online Sales Manager 843-706-8245


Name Title Phone
Sarah Europe Graphic Artist 843-706-8187
Cate Fitzpatrick Special Sections and RE Editor 843-706-8181
Brittany Jones Advertising Assistant 843-706-8168
Jessica Kirk Advertising Assistant 843-706-8213
Chelsea Langan Advertising Assistant 843-706-8211
Tim Matthews Advertising Assistant 843-706-8170
Leeanne Woodard Advertising Data Entry 843-706-8158
Jeff Wynne Advertising Assistant 843-706-8179
Sandy Gillis Vice President, Advertising 843-706-8160
Bryan Osborn VP, Digital/Business Development 843-706-8290
Kimberly Abernethy Advertising Representative 843-706-8191
Diane Adams Advertising Representative 843-706-8163
Lorrie Anderson Advertising Representative 843-706-8185
Alex Barry Advertising Representative 843-706-8157
Gail Bell Classified Inside Sales 843-706-8249
Laura Bleakley Advertising Team Leader 843-706-8202
John Bowen Graphic Artist 843-706-8206
Evelyn Bull Advertising Representative 843-706-8161
Nancy Dacus Graphic Artist 843-706-8244
Armand DeMille Graphic Artist 843-706-8210
Mary Pat Gifford Advertising Representative 843-706-8194
Susan Green Senior Account Executive 843-706-8201
Curt Jacobi Online Sales Manager 843-706-8245
Preston Ketchum Advertising Representative 843-706-8167
Jeanine McMahon Advertising Representative 843-706-8162
Adrienne Perry Graphic Artist 843-706-8171
Dan Peters Advertising Representative 843-706-8164
Amy Robbins Classifieds 843-706-8212
Dee Walsh Classifieds 843-706-8216
Amanda Wood Advertising Representative 843-706-8257


Name Title Phone
Beth Patton Vice President, Marketing 843-706-8180

Beaufort Office

Name Title Phone
Pam Jenkins Burries Office Coordinator 843-706-8197

Information Technology

Name Title Phone
Matt Engels Vice President, Information Technology 843-706-8237


Name Title Phone
Elizabeth Jumper Accountant 843-706-8235
Cindy Taulbee Vice President, Finance 843-706-8230
Markeisha Crosby Accounting Clerk 843-706-8217
Andrae Houghlan Accounting Manager 843-706-8231
Sarah Schleifer Accountant 843-706-8233

Human Resources

Name Title Phone
Jolie Bagonzi Vice President, Human Resources 843-706-8190


Name Title Phone
William King Vice President, Production 843-706-8240
Morgan Bonner Pre-press Manager 843-706-8236
Edith Brown Mailroom Production Supervisor
Tammy Meyer Production Assistant 843-706-8154
Ray Pryor Assist. Night Supervisor
Thomas Rivers Production Supervisor
Ted Shook Mailroom Manager 843-706-8254
Matt Thomas Production Supervisor 843-706-8253
David Throne Production Supervisor

Print plus digital access

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All subscriptions payable in advance. TV Week delivery is an additional 75 cents per week to seven-day local home delivery.
Premium Content Dates - Additional $1
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Memorial Day weekend Saturday
Labor Day weekend Saturday
Thanksgiving Day

Digital Only Access

$6.95 per month
$69.95 per year
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  • Got News?

    If you have a news tip, e-mail or or call 843-706-8139.


  • Place an ad via our online form
  • Call 843-706-8100 or 877-706-8100 to place an ad by phone. Deadline for classified ads: 5pm M-F
  • To place an ad on or, call Online Sales Manager Curt Jacobi at 843-706-8245.
  • Plaques

    To order a reprint of an article or full page on a plaque, contact Beth Patton at or call 843-706-8180.

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters guidelines:

  • 250 words or less
  • Signed with first and last names
  • Include street address and daytime telephone number for verification
  • Limit one letter per 30 days
  • Letters may be edited for length, style, grammar, taste and libel
  • Letters become property of The Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette and may be republished in any format
  • The Packet and The Gazette do not publish endorsement letters on the editorial page
  • Thank-you letters are published in the Monday Lowcountry Life section
  • E-mail: or
    P.O. Box 5727, Hilton Head Island, SC 29938
    Drop off: 10 Buck Island Road, Bluffton or 1809 Boundary St, Beaufort

    Got Sports?

  • To report results of high school and middle school games for next-day publication: 843-706-8119 or 843-706-8156, between 6pm and 11pm. Or e-email
  • To report other local sports news, contact sports editor Mike McCombs at 843-706-8120 or
  • Commercial Printing

    Contact VP/Production William King at 843-706-8240 or e-mail for information and quotes regarding commercial printing.

    Technical Issues Online

    For technical problems with the IP or BG Web sites, please contact