Beaufort County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Hilton Head Hadassah walk/run scheduled for Coligny BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Bluffton Today

    Hilton Head Hadassah will host its second annual Starfish Walk/Run on Coligny Beach this month to help fund the Hadassah Medical Organization's diabetes research program. "We made about $4,000 last year for macular degeneration.

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  2. Bluffton Township Fire District seeks funding for 3 projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Bluffton Today

    The Bluffton Township Fire District hopes to complete three major projects over the next five years, with Beaufort County Council's help, intended to improve safety and efficiency. Council's governmental committee recommended Monday the full body approve all three projects: A new vehicle maintenance facility, replacement of the current fire engine fleet and a training facility.

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  3. Bluffton Firefighters Auxiliary hosts annual breast cancer walkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Bluffton Today

    ... Tooth Troop, earned an award for being the team with the most walkers. Hundreds of people from all over Beaufort County showed up to the event presented by the Bluffton Firefighters Auxiliary. It included music, refreshments and a silent auction. ...

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  4. Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival returns Oct. 12-19Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Bluffton Today

    ... O'Neill said. Several environmental exhibits are planned throughout the week, and Town Council as well as Beaufort County Council have proclaimed the week of the festival as Water Quality Awareness Week. "That will really help us spread awareness ...

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  5. Human Services Commission seeks local helpRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | The Summerville Journal-Scene

    Executive Director Arnold Collins and Community Representative Chelsi Howard appeared before Dorchester County Council during its Oct. 6 meeting to give a brief presentation and to ask for assistance from the county. The not-for-profit organization's mission is to provide assistance to economically underprivileged individuals and families in the Lowcountry.

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  6. Fatal wreck shuts down S.C. 170 at New River BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Bluffton Today

    A fatal, three-vehicle wreck at the New River Bridge on S.C. 46 and S.C. 170 near the Beaufort-Jasper county line has shut down traffic in both directions until further notice, Bluffton Township Fire District spokesman Randy Hunter said. The fire department and Beaufort County EMS were called to the scene around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Hunter said.

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  7. District average SAT scores dip slightly; Advanced Placement exam scores improveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Average SAT scores of 2014 graduating seniors in the Beaufort County School District dropped slightly after a dramatic increase the previous year, the College Board reported today. Scores improved on Advanced Placement exams that high school students take for college credit.

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  8. Beaufort County SAT scores decline this year; AP scores improveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Bluffton Today

    Beaufort County School District seniors' scores on the 2014 SAT dropped slightly after a dramatic increase last year, while students improved their performance on Advanced Placement exams, the College Board reported Tuesday. Average SAT scores for Beaufort County seniors decreased by seven points, from 1,431 in 2013 to 1,424 on a scale of 2,400 in 2014, according to the data.

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  9. U.S. 278 lane closures this week for Bluffton Parkway flyoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Bluffton Today

    Construction workers will close portions of U.S. 278 Tuesday and Wednesday nights in order to move materials across the highway for work on the Bluffton Parkway flyover project, Beaufort County officials announced Monday. The closures will occur between Buckingham Plantation Drive and the bridges to Hilton Head Island each night from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Drivers traveling near the project's construction zone are asked to be aware of equipment and crews working in the area at all times.

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  10. 3 boaters rescued in Beaufort CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | ABC News 4 Charleston

    Three men have been rescued after their boat's motor stopped while the men were fishing offshore in Beaufort County. The Island Packet of Hilton Head reported that Beaufort Water Search and Rescue said they responded to a call from the U.S. Coast Guard about distressed boaters late Saturday afternoon.

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  11. Hilton Head Island man charged in death of girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Post and Courier

    Beaufort County deputies say they have charged the boyfriend of a woman found dead last month in their Hilton Head Island home with murder. Authorities have been looking for 53-year-old Nick Evangelista since finding 54-year-old Rebecca Melton dead in the home on Sept. 1 comment

  12. Port Royal police attempt to identify armed robbery suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... leach-stained pants. Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator Fred Pascoe at 843.986.2233 or Beaufort County Dispatch at 843.524.2777.

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  13. Bluffton Man Charged with Criminal Solicitation of MinorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | WTMA-AM North Charleston

    According to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office, a 13-year-old student at H.E. McCracken Middle School said she received an inappropriate message from a man named Jeff on September 11.

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  14. Complaint letter should not have been withheldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Bluffton Today

    ... from our institutions and for leaders to promote a spirit of cooperation and openness within their offices. Beaufort County's response to a recent open records request demonstrates how much discretion officials can be afforded when it comes to ...

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  15. Meeting on future of Beaufort County School District funding to be held ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Bluffton Today

    With County Council giving final approval to a lower-than-requested tax rate for the Beaufort County School District, school officials worry they'll face a scenario similar to last fiscal year: Having to borrow from the fund balance to meet their budget. Council voted 9-1 on Sept.

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  16. Kiss songwriter Stephen Coronel faces child pornography chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | NME

    The 63-year-old was arrested in Beaufort County, South Carolina on September 26 and charged with five counts of exploiting a minor after a police search of his apartment. As the Charlotte Observer reports, Sgt.

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  17. Rabid coyote bites person in LowcountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Post and Courier

    A runner in the Okatie area of Beaufort County was bitten by a coyote that tests have confirmed was rabid. The bite occurred last week, and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control released information on it Monday.

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  18. KISS Songwriter Faces Child Pornography ChargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Billboard

    A contributor to several KISS songs and former guitarist from Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley 's pre-KISS band, Wicked Lester , was arrested in Beaufort County, S.C., on Friday and faces charges of uploading child pornography. Stephen Coronel of Bluffton, S.C., was charged with five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, according to the In 1970 and 1971, Coronel was a member of the New York-based rock band Wicked Lester with Simmons and Stanley that was signed to Epic Records but never released a record.

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  19. Coyote exposes person to rabies in Beaufort CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    One person in the Okatie area of Beaufort County has been referred to a health care provider after being bitten by a coyote that tested positive for rabies, the Department of Health and Environmental Control reportedMonday. "To reduce the risk of getting rabies, we recommend that people avoid wild animals acting tame and tame animals acting wild," said Sandra Craig of DHEC's Bureau of Environmental Health Services .

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  20. Bluffton man arrested for solicitation of minorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Bluffton Today

    A Bluffton man was arrested Friday for criminal solicitation of a minor following a search of his apartment by Beaufort County Sheriff's Office investigators. Jeff Davis Kruse, 47, of Plantation Pointe apartments, has been charged after allegedly sending an inappropriate message to his neighbor, a 13-year-old female student at H.E. McCracken Middle School.

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