Law enforcement officers in Aiken and Beaufort County, as well as state and federal agents, have received top honors in South Carolina. U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles says law officers from around the state gathered Friday at the Fort Jackson Officers' Club for the 2013 Strom Thurmond Awards for Excellence in Law Enforcement.
WRDW-TV Augusta, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 04:25 PM
Plans to remove or trim trees around the Hilton Head Island Airport are raising concerns the project could harm the remnants of a Civil War fort. The Island Packet of Hilton Head reports that Beaufort County is condemning airspace above properties allowing trees that interfere with clear flight paths to be trimmed or removed.
The Star, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 07:33 PM
Bluffton Police officers are conducting an educational campaign with truck drivers until Oct. 20 to increase awareness of the town's new no-thru truck ordinance. The ordinance, approved by Town Council in March, is in effect, however, Town Council waited to enforce the ordinance until the "No-Thru Trucks" and redirection signs were installed by South Carolina Department of Transportation and Beaufort County.
WTOC-TV Savannah, Thu, Sep 11 2014 @ 05:00 PM
A legal battle between Beaufort County and Berkeley Hall over a proposed frontage road that would provide alternate access onto U.S. 278 from St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church may have an end in sight. The parties have reached a deal to drop their litigation, if the South Carolina Department of Transportation installs a fully-signalized traffic light at the entrance to the Bluffton Township Fire District headquarters to the east of the church.
Bluffton Today, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 03:50 PM
Suspect in the robbery of a Lady's Island bank, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office. SUBMITTED PHOTO BEAUFORT CO., S.C. #x97; A 27-year-old man is accused of robbing a bank in drag, wearing a red dress and purple glitter lipstick, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff#x92;s Office.
The Charlotte Observer, Sun, Sep 14 2014 @ 02:46 PM
Some Beaufort County businesses ran afoul of state safety regulations, according to records contained in this month's board materials for the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control. Among them was the Hampton Inn, owned by Columbia Sun Hotel, LLC, and located on William Pope Drive in Bluffton.
Bluffton Today, Sun, Sep 14 2014 @ 12:24 AM
Senator Vincent Sheheen visited with South Carolina voters at a democratic convention at the Penn Center on St. Helena Island on Saturday. The event was hosted by the Beaufort County Democratic Party from noon until 4 p.m. giving citizens an opportunity to get a better feel for Sheheen's plans for South Carolina as he runs for governor.
WTOC-TV Savannah, Sat, Sep 13 2014 @ 05:58 PM
Beaufort County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man in Bluffton in reference to a complaint of criminal sexual conduct with a minor on Thursday. Deputies responded to the residence in Bluffton on June 10, 2014.
WTOC-TV Savannah, Fri, Sep 12 2014 @ 03:17 PM