A man who confessed to killing his girlfriend in her Palmetto Dunes apartment on Hilton Head Island is due in court Wednesday for a bond hearing. Nick Evangelista is charged in the murder of his girlfriend Rebecca Melton.
WTOC-TV Savannah, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 07:22 AM
Bluffton's new high school now has a name and a mascot. One week from its groundbreaking ceremony, Bluffton's newest high school will be called May River High School and the mascot will be the Sharks.
WTOC-TV Savannah, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 09:47 PM
Deputies responded to Beaufort Memorial Hospital at about 9:15 p.m. last night, where they met with a 27-year-old male who advised he'd been assaulted and robbed while walking home. According to a Sheriff's Office news release, the victim reported that he had been walking in the area between Independent Mobile Home Park and the Shanklin Rd. Convenience Center when a vehicle pulled up beside him.
Bluffton Today, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 11:36 AM
Gov. Nikki Haley appointed eight people in less than two weeks to sit on a committee required by state law to advise her in case of a public health emergency. The South Carolina Public Health Emergency Plan Committee must be consulted before the governor declares any public health emergency.
Post and Courier, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 05:54 PM
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham on Wednesday told attendees at a luncheon on Hilton Head Island that Beaufort County is a "cash cow" for South Carolina and he lauded local efforts to improve the county's economy and boost tourism, according to a story posted on the Bluffton Today website. However, Graham cautioned, that progress will not be sustainable if improvements to the state's infrastructure - particularly the widening and repaving of roads as well as the deepening of ports - aren't realized.
Post and Courier, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 03:44 PM
A fatal overnight hit-and-run crash investigation is underway in Beaufort County. It happened where constructions crews are working on Okatie Highway/170 at Pearlstine Drive in Okatie.
WTOC-TV Savannah, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 08:03 AM
A suspect wanted in the beating of a cab driver last month in Okatie in Beaufort County has been arrested in Jasper County. Deputies say they got a tip that 18-year-old Shykeim Wright was in the Yemassee area.
WTOC-TV Savannah, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 05:47 AM
Standing before a crowd of more than 700 people that included local business leaders and elected officials, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham called Beaufort County a "cash cow" for South Carolina on Wednesday and lauded local efforts to improve its economy and drive tourism. However, he cautioned, that progress will not be sustainable if improvements to the state's infrastructure - particularly the widening and repaving of roads as well as the deepening of ports - aren't realized.
Bluffton Today, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 11:23 PM