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  1. Anglers in SC shark fishing tourney could be in trouble for what they hauled inRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | The Island Packet

    Facebook photos led state and federal authorities to investigate whether some competitors at a South Carolina shark fishing tournament illegally landed prohibited species. Three photos posted after the June 10 tournament appear to be of one dusky shark and two sandbar sharks, which federal law prohibits recreational anglers from catching, a state official said.

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  2. Remains of missing man found in Beaufort pondRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | The Island Packet

    The remains of a man reported missing in Beaufort last week were found in a Pigeon Point pond Saturday night, Beaufort police said Tuesday. Sergio McGowan, 27, was reported missing on June 13 from the area of Beaufort General Store on Boundary Street.

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  3. Tebow ends 1st half of his 1st pro season with 3 strikeoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | The Island Packet

    In this April 6, 2017, file photo, Columbia Fireflies outfielder Tim Tebow applauds from the dugout during a minor league baseball game against the Augusta GreenJackets in Columbia, S.C. The first half of Tebow's first professional baseball season is complete. It did not end on a high note.

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  4. 9/11 Memorial designer to create church shooting memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 17 | The Island Packet

    In this June 19, 2015 file photo, the men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. lead a crowd of people in prayer outside the Emanuel AME Church, after a memorial for the nine people killed by Dylann Roof in Charleston, S.C. The pastor of the church is expected to announce the designer of a memorial to the nine people killed in the church's fellowship hall in a racist massacre two years ago Saturday, June 17, 2017. Other ceremonies are also planned to mark the second anniversary of the killings.

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  5. She admitted she trashed a mosque as a sick taunt. Probation is not punishment enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 17 | The Island Packet

    Lauren Kirk-Coehlo should be behind bars right now. But instead, the former Google employee walked free on Friday , eluding a maximum six-year sentence for vandalizing a Davis mosque.

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  6. Beaufort community pays its respects at indigent Vietnam veteran's funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | The Island Packet

    Officials gave the first public look inside the H.L. Hunley submarine June 6, 2017. The Hunley, housed in North Charleston, was the first successful combat submarine by sinking the USS Housatonic on Feb. 17, 1864.

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  7. Highly contagious dog flu a knocking on our doora : Beaufort County pet boarders requiring dog vaccinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | The Island Packet

    With the highly contageous dog flu in South Carolina, some boarding facilities are beginning to ban dogs that have not been vaccinated. Veterinarian Marikay Campbell, of Port Royal Veterinary Hospital, describes on Wednesday the vaccination process and things dog owners can to to lessen the chances their pet will catch the flu.

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  8. Free seminar and legal clinic offered for Lowcountry heirsa property ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | The Island Packet

    The Center for Heirs' Property Preservation is hosting an educational seminar and legal clinic in Ridgeland on July 8 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., according to a release. The event is free and open to the public, and will take place in the Jasper County government building at 358 Third Ave. Following the seminar, which will focus on legal education concerning heirs' property, there are 12 appointments available for individuals to speak to an attorney for free about specific heirs' property issues, said Tish Lynn, resource development coordinator for the Charleston-based center.

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  9. Charleston carriage horse dumps driver as it sprints with tourists in towRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | The Island Packet

    Charlotte, NC resident Tisa L. Alexander shot this video from Charleston's Andrew Pinckney Inn on Monday, June 12, 2017 as Luke, a carriage horse with Charleston Carriage Works, bolts down the street carrying a load of tourists, jumps a curb and hits a parked car. The Charleston Post and Courier reports that only the carriage driver was injured and that the horse would be removed from service until a veterinarian cleared the horse.

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  10. Tropical trouble stirring up near Mexico: Lowcountry to remain calm, for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 13 | The Island Packet

    Hurricane season is here, and while the Lowcountry looks to contend with only a few scattered showers and thunderstorms over the next several days, tropical systems are already stirring up trouble in the Gulf of Mexico. According to AccuWeather , tropical storm conditions are brewing in the southwestern part of the Gulf of Mexico and could create a system by next week.

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  11. 5 Lowcountry gifts for DadRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 11 | The Island Packet

    Father's Day is right around the corner, here are a few Lowcountry inspired ideas that are sure to win you some brownie points with the dad in your life! Fire ants don't just harm your gardens, but they also dole out a painful and potentially fatal sting. But how do you know if you're seeing fire ants or a less dangerous species? From their distinctive mounds to their peculiar behavior, here are a few tricks you can use to determine whether they're fire ants - and if they're foraging.

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  12. Video shows rescue of S.C. convicted serial killer Todd Kohlepp's last victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 11 | The Island Packet

    Todd Kohlepp was sentenced to life in prison for the murders of seven people from South Carolina. Now that the investigation is over, prosecutors have released the evidence to the public, including this video showing the rescue of Kohlepp's last victim.

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  13. A Bluffton family tries to stay together in the face of ICE deportation and crimes of the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 9 | The Island Packet

    Kristin Cooper reads a book to son Maksim "Max" Golubets on May 3, 2017, at her home in Bluffton, S.C. Cooper's husband - Max's father - Andrey Golubets is currently being detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement for unlawfully residing in the U.S. He stood in the lobby, its cold, metal chairs dotted with blankets, clothes and yesterday's fast food boxes, and tried to shake off the shoe. Eventually he succeeded - the third time this morning - and his mother, tired of putting it back on, removed its mate.

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  14. Love your job? Share that love with students through this Beaufort-born projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | The Island Packet

    The Beaufort resident is a city councilman and business owner, including kazoo manufacturer Kazoobie Kazoos. The colorful plastic musical instruments make great giveaways when Murray visits schools.

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  15. Coastal flooding increasing by a leaps and boundsa in South Carolina, GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | The Island Packet

    The rate of the rising sea is a major issue of debate for many coastal communities. But no matter how fast or slow the sea is rising, coastal flooding is increasing by "leaps and bounds," according to a recently released report.

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  16. Beaufort mayor to Donald Trump: I stand with Paris climate accord; youa re out of stepRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | The Island Packet

    Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling has joined hundreds of other mayors and business and university leaders in supporting a worldwide pact to combat global warming. Keyserling signed a letter committing to the Paris climate agreement, which was signed by world leaders in 2015 and set goals for reducing emissions and slowing the planet's rising temperature.

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  17. Boeing 757 cockpit to land on side of museum for flight exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | The Island Packet

    Officials gave the first public look inside the H.L. Hunley submarine June 6, 2017. The Hunley, housed in North Charleston, was the first successful combat submarine by sinking the USS Housatonic on Feb. 17, 1864.

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  18. BJa s wholesaler opens in LowcountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 6 | The Island Packet

    BJ's Wholesale Club , a retailer similar to Sam's Club or Costco opened its doors Saturday in the Charleston area, according to The Post and Courier . The 87,000-square-foot store sells goods such as groceries, household items, electronics and seasonal furniture, The Summerville Journal Scene said in a report.

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  19. What drivers can expect during Wednesdaya s hurricane lane reversal drill on US 278Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 6 | The Island Packet

    Drivers traveling along U.S. 278 on Wednesday should be prepared to see several members of state and local agencies in the area as they conduct a lane reversal exercise without actually reversing any lanes. The exercise will help prepare for the possibility of a hurricane evacuation and will test lane reversal plans for three major coastal areas of the state and along Interstate 26, U.S. 21, U.S. 278, U.S. 501 and S.C. 544, according to a S.C. Department of Public Safety news release.

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  20. How Gullah lives on in African American speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | The Island Packet

    Hilton Head native islander Emory Campbell, author of "Gullah Cultural Legacies", lists a few Gullah words that have made it into English. With the Original Gullah Festival this weekend in Beaufort, we asked Hilton Head native islander Emory Campbell, author of "Gullah Cultural Legacies", to teach us how to give a greeting in the Gullah language.

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