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37 min ago | The Island Packet
A former Bluffton firefighter and his ex-wife no longer face arson charges in connection with a 2008 fire that consumed their Okatie home, a 14th Circuit Solicitor's Office spokesman confirmed Tuesday.
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1 hr ago | The Island Packet
A former school volunteer music teacher accused of trying to seduce a 14-year-old girl in Florida will also face a federal charge, according to court records.
1 hr ago | The Island Packet
Graham, R-S.C., will meet with the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce and Military Enhancement Committee at about 10:45 a.m. Friday at the Arsenal, 713 Craven St., Beaufort.
4 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah
A Beaufort man who was shot Friday at a Detour Road home has been arrested on several weapons and drug charges.
7 hrs ago | The Island Packet
A bill before state lawmakers could offer better protection for Beaufort County heirs property owners, who are sometimes bullied out of ownership by third parties, according to local leaders.
12 hrs ago | Post and Courier
Deputies say 22-year-old Travis Wiggins of Hardeeville was arrested over the weekend and charged in the death of 25-year-old Taj Lewis Garvin of Hardeeville.
Beaufort County deputies say they were watching a home for suspected drug activity when a van with South Carolina tags arrived and then left the residence.
A 19-year-old man was shot in the face on St. Helena Island Sunday night, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff's Office news release.
I am a resident of Berkeley Hall and have been reading with great interest all of the "wonderful" ideas presented in letters to the editor about how to solve the frontage road issue.
Job applicants line up at a Veteran Career Fair hosted by the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, D.C., Jan. 18, 2012.
The Beaufort County School District will offer more high school-level classes -- including science and English -- in the middle schools, reinstating a program discontinued five years ago.
Four months after a Bluffton nonprofit announced plans to build a dog park this year, the park's future has become less clear since Beaufort County recently declared a proposed site unfit because of health hazards.
The Rotary Club of Hilton Head Island also named Beaufort County Deputy Sheriff Cornillus LaVan an outstanding officer of the year.
A man was injured in a shooting in Beaufort late Friday night, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff's Office news release.
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.