Beaufort County Newswire (Page 4)

Beaufort County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Beaufort County, SC. (Page 4)

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  1. BCSO urges motorists to avoid intersection of SC 170 and SC 280 after wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | WMBF

    Officials with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office are urging all motorists to avoid the interestion of South Carolina Highway 170 and Highway 280 for the next 6 to 8 hours due to a traffic incident.

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  2. DNR looking to protect Broad River-Port Royal cobia fisheryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | Post and Courier

    For years, anglers from the Charleston area have made the pilgrimage to Beaufort County to fish for cobia in the Broad River, Port Royal Sound and other adjacent waters. Sure, cobia can be caught at the reefs and buoys out of Charleston, but there's something special about the short trek to the south.

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  3. Fate of pit bull that killed dog in Bluffton remains unclearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Bluffton Today

    Courtesy of John Horishny Bluffton Park resident John Horishny's greyhound, Ringo, died two days after being attacked May 20 by a pit bull. The pit bull remains in holding at the Beaufort County Animal Shelter until a decision on its fate is made.

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  4. Fire Chief Association urges use of smoke detectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Bluffton Today

    Following a recent house fire in Burton that resulted in four people injured in a home without a working smoke detector, the Beaufort County Fire Chief Association's Safety Education Team are mobilizing forces to warn and educate county citizens on the importance of having working smoke detectors in their home. Firefighters throughout Beaufort County have been responding to local fires all year and are seeing a reoccurring theme - homes with properly placed and working smoke detectors have better outcomes when a fire strikes than homes that do not.

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  5. Hwy. 170 at W.K. Alston Drive closed in both directions after accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    According to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office, Highway 170 in Beaufort is blocked in both directions at W.K. Alston Drive after an accident.

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  6. USCB to host inaugural summer instituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Bluffton Today

    Teachers from schools across the nation will be in Beaufort County for the University of South Carolina Beaufort's inaugural summer institute workshop. The workshop is being held in partnership with the City of Beaufort, Penn Center and the University Of South Carolina College Of Education.

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  7. Don Ryan Center appoints three new board membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Bluffton Today

    ... Corporations, Boston-based Haemonetics Corporation and Toronto-based Hemosol. Mathews is a member of the Beaufort County Rural and Critical Land Preservation Board. He is also active with the Beaufort County School District as a science fair judge ...

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  8. Developer works to bring shopping center to BlufftonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Jaz Development is working with the Beaufort County Design Review Board to bring a 98,000 square-foot shopping center to Bluffton, where the Grayco Building Center is located, off of Highway 278. The developer has not released any information on the possible tenants, but Bluffton residents say they hope a development store will open in the shopping center.

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  9. Sheriffs Are Lonely Holdouts as Police Body Cameras Grow in UseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | TIME.com

    ... a medical emergency. A number of sheriffs have simply decided the cameras aren't necessary. Late last year, Beaufort County Sheriff P.J. Tanner in South Carolina wrote a public letter saying video would catch "good people on their worst days" and ...

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  10. Final work on S.C. 170 widening begins; all lanes expected open by end of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Bluffton Today

    All four lanes are expected to be open to traffic by the end of this month, while intermittent night lane closures to perform the finishing touches are expected to last through the beginning of September. After more than a year of delays, Beaufort County officials believe the end is in sight for the widening of S.C. 170, as the final work on the project began Monday.

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  11. Fireworks legal to buy, illegal to shoot in Beaufort Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    There were no firework-related injuries reported in Beaufort County, but there were a lot of complaints from citizens who know that shooting them off without a permit is illegal. There were more than 50 complaints made to law enforcement over the weekend, in regards to fireworks being set off illegally.

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  12. 4 people injured in Burton house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | WMBF

    Burton Fire District officials say four people were injured in a fast moving fire Sunday evening at their single wide mobile home on Colonial Avenue in Burton. The Burton Fire District, Beaufort County EMS and the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to a house fire on the 1900 block of Colonial Avenue just after 5 p.m. When firefighters arrived, they found smoke and flames quickly spreading through a single wide mobile home.

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  13. BCSO investigating after man shot in arm on Seabrook Center RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | WMBF

    The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 21-year-old man was shot on Monday morning while walking on Seabrook Center Road. The incident happened at 11:15 a.m. The victim reported hearing multiple gunshots on Seabrook Center Road.

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  14. Thousands without power as severe thunderstorms move across LowcountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | WMBF

    Much of the Lowcountry was under a severe thunderstorm warning until 3:45 p.m. and an earlier severe thunderstorm watch originally set to expire at 6 p.m. was canceled after a line of storms moved through. At 5:17 pm., SCE&G and the Berkeley Electric Cooperative reported a combined total of 8,952 without power in Charleston County, 970 in Berkeley County, 1,476 in Dorchester, 443 in Colleton County and 1768 in Beaufort County.

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  15. Caught on Camera: Cloud seen in Lowcountry not a tornado, but pretty closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | WMBF

    Severe storm warnings popped up Thursday evening bringing high winds, heavy downpours, lightning, and this: a very defined funnel cloud, that was almost classified as a tornado. Tom Landry sent us the first video taken along US Hwy 278 at the Jasper/Beaufort County line.

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  16. Lowcountry man charged with criminal sexual conduct with minorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A Lowcountry man has been charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor stemming from a June 20th case on Hilton Head Island. Authorities had been searching for Felipe Gomez-Vasquez for a week, when a Beaufort County Sheriff's deputy spotted him Wednesday at a gas station on the South End of the island.

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  17. Sean Alford named superintendent in Aiken CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | The Summerville Journal-Scene

    ... district,” he said. Over his 20-year career, he has worked as chief instructional services officer in Beaufort County and as a principal in Richland County, among other roles. He graduated from The Citadel with a bachelor's degree in ...

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  18. Beaufort County Councilwoman receives partial refund in property-tax caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Bluffton Today

    Beaufort County Councilwoman Cynthia Bensch and her husband, Gary, recently received a partial refund of property taxes they paid for land they once owned in Bluffton. The refund followed a ruling last year by the S.C. Administrative Law Court that county assessor Ed Hughes gave the property too high a value after a portion of it was condemned for the extension of Bluffton Parkway in the area.

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  19. County offers Fourth of July pet safety tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Bluffton Today

    Beaufort County officials are urging pet owners to plan ahead for the well being of their pets during the Independence Day weekend. Every year at this time, the county's Animal Services Department receives an influx of 30 t0 60 lost dogs and cats, according to a release from the department.

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  20. Ohio governor, presidential hopeful John Kasich to visit Sun City, Hilton Head Island next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Bluffton Today

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who is expected to announce his candidacy for president this month, will make a pair of stops in southern Beaufort County on Wednesday. The Republican hopeful will be at a Beaufort County GOP meet and greet from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Aunt Chiladas restaurant, 69 Pope Avenue, Hilton Head.

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