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2 hrs ago | The Island Packet
CAPITAL CAMPAIGN KICKOFF Family Promise will host its capital campaign kickoff event at 9 a.m. April 23 at the Family Promise Day Center, 181 Bluffton Road, Building D, in Bluffton.
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6 hrs ago | The Island Packet
A slight redesign of the S.C. 170 widening project could drive up its cost, but it is not clear if Beaufort County or the contractors doing the work will be on the hook for additional charges, according to county officials.
10 hrs ago | WTKS-AM Savannah
For those who have filed a tax extension, members with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program will be at the Beaufort County Library Branch Monday, April 21, 2014 and Monday, April 28, 2014 from 10 a.m. until the last person is helped.
A St. Helena Island man has been arrested for making a threatening, profane call to 911 dispatchers, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff's Department report.
A 26-year-old Lady's Island woman reported missing on Tuesday has been found dead in Yemassee, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff's Office advisory.
A Bluffton man has been missing since he left his Sun City home Wednesday, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff's Office advisory.
A bill designed to level the playing field for consumers shopping for the best wind-insurance rates passed the S.C. Senate on Wednesday.
A three-month drug investigation by the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office lead to the arrest of a man and woman selling cocaine and crack cocaine from a St. Helena Island residence known as "Blue House," according to Beaufort County Sheriff's Office reports.
The Beaufort County Capital Project Sales Tax Commission has announced the dates and times for its four scheduled meetings, according to a county news release.
The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery and shooting that occurred late Wednesday morning near a shopping center in Bluffton.
The Beaufort County Board of Education will forgo up to $1.8 million in tax revenue over the next decade to help purchase land in Buckwalter Place, a Bluffton business park.
Beaufort County Council advanced on Monday a proposal to build a large shopping center in greater Bluffton, but still wants questions answered before it gives the plan final approval.
Beaufort County will stick with Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina for at least another year, despite nearly $2 million in additional health insurance costs, according to county leaders.
Four doctors in Beaufort County received more than $1 million in payments from Medicare in 2012 and 15 physicians collected more than $500,000, according to data released by the federal government for the first time.
The Beaufort County School District's budget is expected to increase by $10 million -- or about 5 percent -- for the 2014-15 fiscal year.