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Dozens attend meeting on SC jellyfish industry

The processing of jellyfish is on hold along the South Carolina coast while officials wait for permit reviews and the results of toxicity tests.

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Related Topix: Colleton County, SC

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Island Packet

Details emerge about admitted serial child molester

As the FBI spearheads national and international efforts to identify the victims of an admitted serial child molester, new details are emerging about the suspect, part-time Hilton Head Island resident William James Vahey.

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Related Topix: Hilton Head Island, SC, Nicaragua, World News, Central America, Bluffton, SC

The Island Packet

Developer should stick to the plan, not add to pollution

Although I grew up on Hilton Head Island, my 18 years here living on Oyster Street in Bluffton have been amazing.

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

The Island Packet

Ridgeland man gets 20 years for shooting brother-in-law

A 30-year-old Ridgeland man was sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in prison for shooting his brother-in-law on Lady's Island in 2013, according to the 14th Circuit Solicitor's Office.

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Related Topix: Ridgeland, SC, University of South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina

The Island Packet

Singleton murder trial postponed indefinitely as recordings surface

Solicitor Duffie Stone speaks to the media about the delay in the trial of Aaron Scott Young Jr., 20, Aaron Scott Young Sr., 37, and Tyrone Robinson, 38, who authorities have charged in the murder of Khalil Singleton, 8, who was shot on Sept.

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Related Topix: Hilton Head Island, SC

Bluffton Today

No presentations made at first Capital Projects Sales Tax Commission public hearing

A six-member panel charged with reviewing capital projects to include in a proposed 1-percent sales tax heard no presentations during its first scheduled public hearing Monday in Beaufort.

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

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

DHEC holds community meeting to discuss jellyballs

Almost all of the people spoke out about having the two companies, Carolina Jellyballs and Millernarian Trading Company, operate in Beaufort County.

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The Island Packet

Competition from public schools could force EC Montessori to close, administrators say

A 40-year-old private school in northern Beaufort County could be forced to close this fall because of growing competition from public schools and declining enrollment, its administrators say.

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

WTOC-TV Savannah

Public meeting to discuss proposed jelly balls plant in Beaufort Co.

A public meeting will take place Tuesday in the Lowcountry about a proposed Carolina Jelly Balls plant in Beaufort County.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Island Packet

Study: extending Hilton Head airport runway has no environmental impact

Pat Turney, an engineer with Talbert, Bright & Ellington Inc., explains the diagrams for the runway extension alternatives to Marie Hartis of Hilton Head Island at the public hearing about the environmental impact of extending the runway of Hilton Head Airport the evening of April 21, 2014, at the Hilton Head Island Library on Hilton Head Island.

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Related Topix: Hilton Head Island, SC, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

The Island Packet

Man accused in boy's death says investigators coerced him

Investigators' interviews with two men charged with the murder of an 8-year-old Hilton Head Island boy in September 2012 will be admissible when their trial begins Tuesday, but the admissibility of statements by a third defendant has not been determined.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Hilton Head Island, SC

The Island Packet

Beaufort County to contribute $83,500 to Spanish Moss Trail

Beaufort County will contribute $83,500 to help finish the sixth section of the Spanish Moss Trail that will run from south of Parris Island Gateway to Laurel Bay Road.

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The Island Packet

DOT rejects proposed access road at Windmill Harbour, suggests new plan

An S.C. Department of Transportation project to improve the intersection of Windmill Harbour and U.S. 278 won't include an access road that would have replaced left turns that residents say are dangerous.

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Related Topix: Hilton Head Island, SC

The Island Packet

Car stolen from Lady's Island gas station

A 2006 Dodge Charger was stolen Sunday at a Circle K gas station on Lady's Island, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff's Office report.

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Related Topix: Sedan, Dodge, Dodge Charger, Beaufort, SC

The Island Packet

Sales Tax Commission to meet tonight in Beaufort

A commission of six local businessmen will begin its review of capital improvement projects to include in a proposed 1 percent sales tax tonight in Beaufort.

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

The Island Packet

Beaufort County principals share prom memories

Hilton Head Christian Academy headmaster Daniel Wesche: Wesche went to his senior prom with Emily, who is now his wife.

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The Wichita Eagle

Moms-to-be find support, guidance in doulas

Ferguson had supportive family and friends, but they were far away. The father of the baby lived in New York.

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Related Topix: St. Helena Island, SC, Motherhood, Family, Beaufort, SC, Parenting, Bluffton, SC

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Island Packet

School district could change bus routes, stops next year

Students who catch a school bus inside large, gated communities might have to travel farther to reach their stops, as the Beaufort County School District considers significant changes to its routes.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

The Island Packet

Prom a night for special memories ... but it will cost you

It's prom season. Time for teenagers -- or more likely their parents -- to spend thousands of dollars on fancy clothing, hair, makeup and other luxuries that will make them feel like royalty for one magical evening.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Wedding, Hilton Head Island, SC, Bluffton, SC

Bluffton Today

Beaufort County School District to assist with land purchase at Buckwalter Place

The Beaufort County School District is now on board with an attempt to purchase land at Buckwalter Place in Bluffton aimed at spurring economic development.

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Related Topix: Bluffton, SC

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