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Bluffton police focus on traffic, impaired drivers during holidays

The Bluffton Police Department announced it will be "saturating" roads from now until after the new year to help monitor the uptick in traffic because of holiday shopping, parties and travel. "During the holiday season, there are a lot of people on our roads who aren't familiar with our roads becaus

BLUFFTONTODAY.COM - 2017-11-24 22:00:00

Crowd camps outside Bluffton Best Buy Thanksgiving Day for doorbusters

Shoppers spent Thanksgiving Day lined outside the Bluffton Best Buy, waiting on doorbusters. Bluffton, SC (WSAV) - Forget Black Friday. Thanksgiving Day is now the day for doorbusters at major retailers. And come cold, rain or skipping turkey dinner, there are those willing to camp out to save som

WSAV-TV - 2017-11-23 19:47:00

Did you feel it? Earthquake recorded near SC town

Some S.C. residents may not have slept soundly Thursday night. Shortly after midnight, a 2.4 magnitude earthquake was recorded about 10 kilometers south-southwest of Pageland, a town near the North Carolina-South Carolina border east of Lancaster. The quake was 2.5 kilometers deep, according to the

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-11-24 19:54:00

Police arrest man wanted for attempted murder

Updated: 8:17 PM EST Nov 23, 2017 Police arrest man wanted for attempted murder (WJCL) Police arrested a man accused of attempted murder Wednesday night in Beaufort. Yemasse and Beaufort Police arrested Jabahri McGowan, 22, on a warrant. Authorities told WJCL he is the second suspect involved in a

WJCL - 2017-11-24 01:17:00

Volunteers make Community Thanksgiving Dinner possible

Volunteers made a holiday dinner possible for many Lowcountry residents Thursday at the 19th annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner. Dinner consisted of turkey and all the trimmings, with donations going to Deep Well and Bluffton Self Help. Volunteers worked diligently to get the food ready and tables

BLUFFTONTODAY.COM - 2017-11-24 16:40:00

Betty Pilsbury | Island Packet

Betty Fuller Pilsbury, 97, of Hilton Head Island and wife of Richard C. Pilsbury, died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. In lieu of flowers, donations made to the Girl Scouts USA Fundraising, P.O. Box 5046, New York, NY 10087-5046. Arrangements by The Island Funeral Home and Crematory. Betty Fuller Pilsbury,

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-11-24 22:26:25

He was driving the wrong way on Trask Parkway with an open wine cooler, report says

A man was arrested Wednesday night after a Beaufort County Sheriff's deputy spotted him driving the wrong way on Trask Parkway in Seabrook, according to a Sheriff's Office report. A deputy was driving north on Trask Parkway around 8 p.m. Wednesday when a Mini Cooper, driving south in the northbound

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-11-24 23:51:00

Kentucky officials bring reporter to court over open records

Kentucky officials are suing a reporter to try to change the attorney general's decision that a state panel is subject to open meetings law. According to The State Journal , one of its reporters, Alfred Miller, is named in the Finance and Administration Cabinet's lawsuit earlier this month. The Stat

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-11-24 21:18:00

Pappy's Restaurant has groundbreaking

Pappy's Home Cooking restaurant held a groundbreaking Thursday, Nov. 16, at 1405 Highway 32, El Dorado Springs. The free-standing restaurant will focus on classic home-cooking recipes, and will accept input on its menu for this who go to Pappy's Facebook page. Stan Benton is the owner. Earl Ackley I


El Do resident wants garbage can ordinance

El Dorado Springs' city council met and agreed to have city manager Bruce Rogers look at a potential ordinances which would regulate garbage containers. City resident Glenda Baker spoke during the public comment portion of the council's Monday, Nov. 20, meeting on garbage cans being left out after t


Natural lifestyle turns into natural business success for Brown

Shelly Brown used her bout with cancer to move forward and promote a natural way of life. She now sells natural personal care products she creates at home in Fair Play to a national customer base via the internet. Brown said she never thought her desire to create products to help in her recovery and


Lamar wins 7th straight state championship

COLUMBIA, MO - Make it 7 in a row! The Lamar Tigers beat Lafayette County 37-20 to win their 49th straight game and 7th straight title! Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. COLUMBIA, MO - Make it 7

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-11-25 04:59:45

Lamar streams football game for those who couldn't go

Tiger fans that couldn't make it to Columbia still had a chance to see the game today. For the 7th straight year, the Plaza Theater on the square in Lamar opened its doors and streamed the game live. The theater seats more than 350 and was just about full at kickoff. Fans say it's a great way to sup

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-11-25 01:22:02

First Southern Baptist collects gift boxes

Stockton's First Southern Baptist Church served as a distribution center for local residents who filled special shoeboxes with gifts for children. The shoeboxes will be distributed during the 2018 Christmas season through Samaritan's Purse International Ministry program. Stockton's First Southern Ba


Editorial: 'Shop small' -- Keep jobs, dollars and decisions local

Quality of life in a community is tied to the local economy, which is tied to the health of the small businesses in that community. In the age of e-commerce, acquisitions and mergers making large retailers into giant monopolies, small businesses are struggling to survive. These establishments, lik

PLEASANTON WEEKLY - 2017-11-24 15:55:00

Pleasanton Comic Book Store Going Out Of Business

PLEASANTON, CA - Pleasanton's popular comic book store is going out of business next year. Heroes and Villains Comics will close in February of 2018, according to the owners. The comic book purveyor has been in business in Pleasanton for eight years. Everything in the store is on sale. Owner Jim Cr

PATCH - 2017-11-24 22:43:16

Around Pleasanton: It's Black Friday. Carols anyone?

Today is Black Friday -- or it's supposed to be -- the traditional day after Thanksgiving when shoppers look for the best buys. But this year, "pre" and "early" Black Friday sales started long ago. The hype has been building since early October when Costco started selling 9-foot-tall, fully-decora

PLEASANTON WEEKLY - 2017-11-24 15:55:00

San Leandro Receives State Grant for Warden Park

SAN LEANDRO, CA - Warden Park in San Leandro will be spruced up, thanks to a $163,750 grant from the California Department of Housing and Community (HCD). The grant is part of the Housing-Related Parks Program, designed to reward local governments that construct or rehabilitate existing housing for

PATCH - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

International nuisance? Serial crank caller facing new charges

OAKLAND - A man who allegedly made threatening and graphic phone calls to police departments from sea to shining sea was ordered detained and hit with new charges, records show. Last week, U.S. Attorneys filed a new criminal complaint against Sammy Sultan, of Hayward, alleging he continued to make "

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-11-24 17:40:26

Taser Used On Woman At Fremont BART Station

FREMONT, CA -BART police had to use a Taser stun gun to subdue a woman who had a man in a chokehold and became combative with officers on a train in Fremont on Tuesday evening, authorities said. Officers were dispatched to investigate a dispute between the woman and a male passenger on a Richmond-b

PATCH - 2017-11-24 10:00:00