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3 hrs ago | The Island Packet

Sheriff's Office: Ga. bank robber shares features with Bluffton suspect

A still image from surveillance video shows a bank robbery in progress at an Ameris Bank in Georgia on July 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: Bluffton, SC

3 hrs ago | The Island Packet

Attempts to revive sales tax proposal fall short under tight deadline

A proposal for a 1 percent sales tax to fund capital projects cannot be revived in time to get it on the ballot in November, Beaufort County's attorney concluded Tuesday.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina Beaufort, Beaufort, SC

4 hrs ago | The Island Packet

More private carriers entering Beaufort County coastal insurance market

More private insurers are selling wind coverage to coastal property owners in Beaufort County, leading to a decline in the number of homeowners in the state wind pool.

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5 hrs ago | The Island Packet

Police identify victims of US 278 wreck in Bluffton

Bluffton Township Fire District fire fighters and Beaufort County EMS personnel respond to a wreck on U.S. 278 Thursday afternoon in Bluffton.

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Related Topix: Bluffton, SC, Hardeeville, SC, Hilton Head Island, SC

8 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

BCSO searching for wanted man

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who has an outstanding warrant for assault and battery.

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Related Topix: Hilton Head Island, SC

20 hrs ago | The Island Packet

After-school program applications open

Registration for after-school programs for the 2014-15 school year offered by Beaufort County Parks and Leisure Services will open Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Bluffton, SC, Burton, SC

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Island Packet

Beaufort man sustains mysterious gunshot wound

A Beaufort man with an apparent gunshot wound to the arm was found walking down Big Road in Beaufort on Friday wearing only underwear, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Beaufort, SC

The Island Packet

Report warns of rising sea levels, floods on Beaufort County coast + interactive map

In this Nov. 14, 2012 file photograph a development along the Intracoastal Waterway in Mount Pleasant, S.C., is seen.

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Related Topix: Mount Pleasant, SC, Hilton Head Island, SC, Parris Island, SC, Beaufort, SC

The Island Packet

Bluffton Dog Park rebounding, but park's construction far off

Curiosity brought Cheryl Raugh to her first Friends of Bluffton Dog Park meeting a year ago, a time when the group was trying to recover from a recent scandal.

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Related Topix: Bluffton, SC

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Island Packet

Traffic cameras play vital role in responding to accidents, Sheriff's Office says

When there is a traffic accident on U.S. 278 in southern Beaufort County, the very first responders often don't set foot on the scene.

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Related Topix: Hardeeville, SC

The Island Packet

South Carolina needs a better grip on the beloved blue crab

If it swims, flies, creeps or grows in the Lowcountry, you can find it in Untamed Lowcountry, a blog curated by managing editor Jeff Kidd.

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Related Topix: Recipes

The Island Packet

Public gets shut out of its judicial system

Would you pay the mortgage on a home that you were not allowed to live in? Review a book you were banned from reading? Recommend a restaurant at which the owner locked the doors every time he saw you coming? Unfortunately, some judges and members of at least one public board recently denied access to something far more important than any book or ... (more)

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Hilton Head Island, SC

Bluffton Today

Costs rising at federally supported medical centers in S.C.

The cost per patient in South Carolina's federally qualified health centers averages $613.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Hampton, SC, Hardeeville, SC, Ridgeland, SC, Hampton County, SC

Bluffton Today

Bluffton hearts & darts

District officials discussed Monday some initiatives planned for the coming school year to raise awareness of the issue.

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Related Topix: Bluffton, SC, Hardeeville, SC, Jasper County, SC, Opinion

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Bluffton Today

New Beaufort County Council challengers submit petitions for November election

Two new contenders filed petitions last week to run in this year's Beaufort County Council general election and, if approved, will appear on voters' ballots in November.

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Related Topix: Bluffton, SC, Hilton Head Island, SC, Beaufort, SC, Port Royal, SC

The Island Packet

Changes to OB/GYN services confuse some in Beaufort County

Changes to obstetric and gynecology services at three area hospitals have some patients confused about where to go for care, Beaufort Memorial Hospital officials say.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

The Island Packet

Compliance better, but not all Beaufort County 7th-graders meet vaccine requirement

After hundreds of Beaufort County seventh-graders failed to meet a new vaccine requirement this past fall, many more students are complying this year, a school nurse says.

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The Island Packet

Taxpayers win with demise of land deal

Public support - and public dollars - have disappeared for a multi-million dollar Buckwalter Place land deal.

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Related Topix: Bluffton, SC

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Island Packet

School board considers change to graduation ceremony dates

The Board of Education is considering a proposal to condense the school district's graduation ceremonies -- which usually occur over an entire week, with each high school on its own day -- to Friday and Saturday.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Bluffton, SC, Hilton Head Island, SC

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Island Packet

Hilton Head mother reports sexual conduct at sleepover

A Hilton Head Island mother reported an incident of criminal sexual conduct that allegedly occurred July 11 and involved young boys at a sleepover, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff's Office report.

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Related Topix: Hilton Head Island, SC

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