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Beaufort County has secured a $4 million loan from state-owned power utility Santee Cooper to build a 40,000-square-foot office building behind the county's Bluffton government center, seen here, off Bluffton Parkway.
The ladder truck that malfunctioned during a training exercise last month and injured three Hall County firefighters was inspected by an asset protection solutions group and signed off on by a battalion chief, but Hall County officials have declined to share any communication among themselves about the truck.
To read The Post and Courier series of articles that prompted formation of the committee, go to postandcourier.com/TillDeath Harrell, R-Charleston, said in a statement Wednesday that more than 300 women killed in the past 10 years is unacceptable and the state needs to do better.
Scott Thompson/Bluffton Today Liz Fly, coastal climate extension specialist for the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium, speaks to residents and local government officials Monday at the Bluffton Library about the potential impacts of rising sea levels on Beaufort County.
Buckwalter Regional Park and Recreation Center in Bluffton will double in size under a contract approved Monday by Beaufort County Council.
The U.S. Marshals Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, working with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Pooler Police Department, South Carolina Law Enforcement Division and the Bluffton Police Department have arrested two men wanted in connection with the Sun Trust and TD Bank robberies.
James Authur Gable, 41, and John Bennett, 44, were arrested in a Pooler motel U.S. marshals working with sheriff's deputies from Beaufort County, S.C., the FBI, Pooler police, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division and Bluffton, S.C., police.
Santee Cooper's board of directors Monday approved $10.85 million in loans for four commercial and industrial projects across rural parts of South Carolina to spur development.
The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office and the Bluffton Police Department are actively searching for two suspects in reference to the SunTrust and TD Bank robberies.
Bluffton Republican representatives Bill Herbkersman and Weston Newton received scores of 55/79 and 70/70, respectively, with the first number reflecting their votes in 2012-13, and the second number as a "lifetime" rating.
Hearts ... to the town of Bluffton's plan to acquire so-called "ghost roads" in the Old Town historic district.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 06:09 am
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