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8 hrs ago | The Island Packet
A trial program that changed the way students' grades were computed at three Beaufort County public schools has flunked out at two of the schools after only one semester The program attempted to make grades better reflect students' grasp of all subjects over a year, not just their performance in each nine-week quarter.
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13 hrs ago | ABC News 4 Charleston
A man charged with second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor was arrested Friday, said officials with the Charleston County Sheriff's Office.
17 hrs ago | The Island Packet
A St. Helena Island woman is wanted in connection with the death of a 2-year-old girl who suffered a fatal head injury while in her care Tuesday evening, according to the Beaufort county Sheriff's Office.
The S.C. State Ports Authority would be forced to sell the Port of Port Royal by June 30, 2015, or auction it away under a bill introduced Wednesday by state Rep. Shannon Erickson, R-Beaufort.
A St. Helena Island woman was charged with unlawful conduct toward a child Wednesday after her boyfriend's 2-year-old daughter suffered a life-threatening head injury, a Beaufort County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman said.
Some of the local governments within Beaufort County are considering two penny sales taxes for the November referendum: a capital sales tax and a local option sales tax - or LOST.
The Rev. Jeffrey Kendall of the Catholic Diocese of Charleston and author of "New Heavens, New Earth" will speak Tuesday on Hilton Head Island about his work to oppose SCE&G's attempt to put a coal-ash landfill in the ACE Basin.
On Tuesday mornings, a group of ladies in Beaufort County have Tea Time With God.
The following reports were released Sunday, Monday and Tuesday by the Beaufort Police Department and Beaufort County Sheriff's Office: BEAUFORT PROPERTY DAMAGE Jib Sail Court, Yacht Cove: Black Jack leather jacket, black Michael Kors wallet, gift card worth a total of $375 stolen.
A flea market in northern Beaufort County is set to move its operations indoors in a compromise to end a zoning dispute involving the county and Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort.
A man run over by an SUV during a disturbance last month in Old Town Bluffton was charged Tuesday, accused of shooting into a crowd and the SUV during the incident.
An agreement approved Tuesday by a federal judge prevents law enforcement agencies from prolonging traffic stops or jailing people longer than necessary merely to determine their immigration status.
Future meetings After concluding the five town hall meetings throughout the county, the Beaufort County school board's Student Services Committee will meet to discuss the proposed attendance zones and the feedback gathered from parents and community members.
Plans for a new shopping center in greater Bluffton received preliminary approval Monday from a Beaufort County committee, but its members said more must be done to reduce stormwater runoff before construction can begin.