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Beaufort County has suspended applications for accommodations-tax grants because of a steep, unexpected decrease in state funding, according to county officials.
Christopher Mitchell, 23, and Markese Singleton, 21, were arrested by the Beaufort Police Department and charged with attempted burglary, second-degree burglary, criminal conspiracy, and possession of burglary tools, the jail log states.
A 23-year-old Allendale man was arrested in Bluffton on Friday and charged with trafficking a controlled substance, according to a Bluffton Police Department news release.
A S.C. Court of Appeals decision last week could deprive unhappy timeshare owners of evidence likely to play a key role in more than 30 lawsuits they have filed against Coral Resorts, a Hilton Head Island timeshare company.
It feels as if Beaufort County has been thrust into the dog days of summer a few weeks early this year.
A St. Helena Island woman was killed in a one-vehicle accident on Lady’s Island early Saturday morning, according to the Beaufort County Coroner.
SCE&G hopes to replicate a program that would make as many as 250 homes in northern Beaufort County more energy efficient -- at no cost to the homeowners.
A Georgia man was pushed to the ground and robbed outside a Hilton Head Island bar early Friday, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff's Office report.
A Hardeeville man's lawsuit claiming false imprisonment and malicious prosecution by the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office after the beating of a Bluffton man is set to go to trial next month.
It should come as no surprise to readers that South Carolina has the 11th highest homeowner insurance rates in the U.S. and that its coastal areas pay the most in the state.
A Bluffton Township firefighter signals in front of a LifeStar helicopter landed on US 278 near Rose Hill Plantation to airlift a person injured in a three-car wreck the afternoon of July 17, 2014.
As many as 25 companies have begun offering wind coverage in the past few years here in Beaufort County.
The following reports were released Tuesday and Wednesday by the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office, Beaufort Police Department and Bluffton Police Department: Union Cemetery Road, Ocean Woods Landscaping: Stihl cut-off saw, string trimmer, blower, short hedger, bed edger worth a total of $1,000 stolen from shed.
Mosquitoes could be swarming in Beaufort County by next week because recent higher tides, heavy rain and hot temperatures have made for prime breeding conditions, mosquito-control officials say.
The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office has arrested two men and are searching for a third who is wanted in connection with an alleged gang-related assault that left a 22-year-old Bluffton man in a coma.
Updated: Sun Jul 27, 2014 04:49 pm
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