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Beaufort woman, city officer key to storm communication for Jasper's Hispanic community

When a storm is brewing, Jasper County's Hispanic community now can rely on the assistance of a Beaufort woman. Yajaira Uzcatezui became part of a group that volunteered to help Jasper County Emergency Services reach its Hispanic population before, during and after Hurricane Irma. "I feel like we he

BLUFFTONTODAY.COM - 2017-09-18 20:40:00

Dine 'n' Dish: Historic Beaufort inn offers up dinner, brunch

The Ribaut Social Club emanates the jaunty and elegant history it celebrates. Once the playground for Admiral Lester Beardslee's gentlemen's social club in the 1800s, and a century later, where the late writer Pat Conroy sipped libations, the noble and refined Ribaut Social Club rests in the Greek r

BLUFFTONTODAY.COM - 2017-09-19 17:32:00

Beaufort Inn wins top honor in Coastal Living competition

Anchorage 1770, located in Beaufort, had not only been named "Best Seaside Inn" by Coastal Living but also "Best of the Best". The inn located in a 250-year-old federal-style manor won the magazine's "Best Seaside Inn in America" competition earlier this summer - winning it a spot in Coastal Living'

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 23:27:00

Wreck closes all WB lanes of Hwy 170, and all NB, SB lanes of Hwy 21 in Beaufort

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of a wreck on Hwy 170 and Hwy 21 in Beaufort. Officials say all lanes on Hwy 170 westbound and all Hwy 21 northbound and southbound lanes are blocked at this time. Please avoid the area. Road Closures on HWY 170: Aviod area if possible.... pic.twi

WTOC.COM - 2017-09-19 12:50:30

Pool safety tips after storms - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

Pool safety tips after storms (wfxg) Irma is also impacting folks here in the CSRA. Since the storm there has been a major uptick on pool repair. According to Peachtree Pools and Spas they have received a lot calls about pools containing debris, bacteria, and chemicals that turn pools green. Service

WTOC.COM - 2017-09-20 01:02:48

Good News: Coke Kids Classic - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

Rex Cress was back on the golf course Monday, once again trying to make the biggest number possible. "We try to make our tournaments fun and we try to raise money for the Children's Hospital," said Cress. "That's what it's all about, making money and having fun." Cress started the Coke Kids Classic

WTOC.COM - 2017-09-19 18:51:20

Beaufort County school board candidate forum is Sept. 27

A forum for two candidates in the running for the District 6 Beaufort County school board seat will be held Sept. 27. The forum will be held by the Greater Bluffton Republican Club at the Mill Creek clubhouse, 214 Argo Circle, Okatie. The forum begins at 5:45 p.m. The public is welcome to attend. Th

BLUFFTONTODAY.COM - 2017-09-19 14:46:00

Local Red Cross assists Beaufort family after home fire

The home on Rogers Drive in Beaufort was damaged by a fire Sunday night. Updated: 1:13 PM EDT Sep 18, 2017 Beaufort, S.C., September 17, 2017 - American Red Cross disaster-trained volunteers are assisting a family whose home, located on Rogers Drive in Beaufort, was damaged by a fire last night. T

WJCL - 2017-09-18 17:13:00

Fire sparks in Beaufort home, fire alarm sounds

Beaufort, Port Royal and Burton firefighters responded to a report of house fire on Rodgers Drive in Beaufort on Sunday. "There was fire coming from every opening" said Lt. Josh Doud, who was first on the scene with Ladder Company 1. "The residents of this home were very lucky" said Chief Reece Bert

WJCL - 2017-09-18 03:55:00

Morning crash leaves driver in critical condition

A crash Tuesday morning has left one driver in critical condition in Burton. Firefighters were called around 8 a.m. to the intersection of Robert Smalls Parkway and Parris Island Gateway. They found a woman trapped inside of a minivan and two children inside the vehicle. The woman, who is in critica

WJCL - 2017-09-19 15:28:00

Everyone's waiting on this huge Port Royal real estate deal. Here's where it stands.

Port Royal residents and visitors could eventually take a water taxi to Beaufort or Hilton Head, retire to a waterfront condo, sample a beer flight from a local microbrewery and plop their boat in the water without lifting a finger. That's the vision of those working to close the transformational de

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-20 02:30:00

Cassidy health bill faces opposition from Louisiana governor

As U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy tries to persuade fellow GOP senators to support his legislation undoing President Barack Obama's health care law, he lacks the backing of state leaders at home in Louisiana. Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Tuesday he opposes the proposal, which he said would eli

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 23:23:00

Bennington project moves forward following sale of site

A downtown Bennington, Vermont, site marked for a major redevelopment initiative has been sold. The Bennington Banner reports (http://bit.ly/2xb2GDC ) the Putnam Block project was purchased on Monday by the Bennington County Industrial Corp. for $2 million. Bennington Redevelopment Group, LLC is exp

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 22:54:00

Police identify man killing in northwest Omaha crash

Authorities have identified a man killed in a one-vehicle crash in northwest Omaha. Police say 45-year-old Orlando Bush, of Omaha, died following the crash that happened around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday. Police say Bush was driving westbound on the road in a small sport utility vehicle when he veered to the

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 22:22:00

Noisy, but that's not all: Leaf blowers flagged as polluters, possible health threat

Five years after starting his first job with a landscaping crew in the suburbs of Seattle, Fredi Dubon decided he had enough and called it quits. The work days were long, sometimes 12 hours, but a bigger problem was having to inhale exhaust from his gas-powered leaf blower. The fumes tended to be ha

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 10:00:00

Questions school district audit must answer

We held a press conference on Sept. 1 to ask the Beaufort County Board of Education to conduct an outside audit of its procurement card purchases to resolve the many allegations leveled against the program. Now that the school board has agreed to such an audit, we think the audit should answer the f

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 21:25:00

IT contractor sentenced for wire fraud that used porn site

A Tempe information technology contractor has been sentenced after pleading guilty to wire fraud for trying to extort $10,000 from a company and then defacing its website by redirecting its home page to a pornographic site. A federal judge on Monday sentenced Tavis Irvin Tso of Tempe to serve four y

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 20:54:00

Montana high school donates homecoming budget to fire relief

A Montana high school donated all of the money from its homecoming budget for fire relief in the state. KULR-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2ybC9CO ) Laurel High School also helped raise money and donated the proceeds to the Montana Stockgrowers Association, a nonprofit organization with the mission to p

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 20:35:00

All in all, Trump has had a pretty good eight months

Eight months of President Donald Trump is one-sixth of his term. By analogy, he is standing on the fourth tee of his first round. His score is one over, largely because of penalty strokes for the flubbed response to Charlottesville, Virginia, and some out-of-bounds tweets (offset in part by superb f

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 19:51:00

GOP lieutenant governor wants to end Ohio Medicaid expansion

Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor says she would end Medicaid expansion in Ohio if elected to succeed Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik), a fellow Republican who has championed the expansion. While campaigning Monday in Cleveland, Taylor said the expansion of the program serving children, the poor and the disabled is f

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-19 16:54:00