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Bluffton car break-ins continue at church, food bank
BLUFFTON, S.C. (WSAV) - Break-ins in the Bluffton area continue with recent reports of the crimes at churches and food banks. Last week, the violent break-ins began at Canon Fit Gym in Sheridan Park.
Flash Flood and Severe Weather Risk in Eastern South Carolina Friday
Yet another strong storm system is approaching the Palmetto State. On a weekend, of course. But this one will bring all rain. And a lot of it. A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for the Pee Dee region of South Carolina through Saturday afternoon, where two to four inches of rain is expected in this
Lowcountry animal sanctuary fears new wildlife laws could leave animals to die
BLUFFTON, S.C. (WSAV) - The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) is working on a law that would require anyone who helps wildlife to be trained to do so. In Bluffton, one woman says the law doesn't support people who give their free time and spare change to save animals.
South Carolina Pastor Under Fire for Giving Wife $200K Lamborghini as Anniversary Present
A South Carolina pastor has responded to the backlash he’s faced after presenting his wife with a $200,000 Lamborghini as a gift for their eight-year wedding anniversary. John Gray, leader of Relentless Church in Greenville, caught the internet’s attention this week when a viral video showed him giv
Authorities investigating death of man who fell down stairs
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say the death of a bartender in South Carolina who had fallen down a set of stairs is being investigated after they previously said it appeared to be an accident.
Authorities arrest suspect in 37-year-old SC cold case
BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD/WBTW) - The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office in South Carolina on Wednesday announced an update to a decades-old cold case. “I’m proud to announce that our Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office cold case unit, along with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, solved a 37
Crystal River man saves woman from 'unbelievable' vehicle crash in South Carolina
Michael Paoli was looking to catch some sleep last Sunday afternoon during his long drive from Virginia to his home in Crystal River. But something else caught his attention as he was exiting I-95 near the junction with U.S. 17, just south of Hardeeville in South Carolina.
Holiday Hope at Walmart in Hardeeville
We're wrapping up our Holiday Hope toy drive with our big finale! WSAV's Stassy Olmos and Andrew Davis we're at the Walmart in Hardeeville for one last event.
Former SC lieutenant governor and longtime Beaufort attorney Brantley Harvey dies
William Brantley Harvey Jr., the former South Carolina lieutenant governor, state lawmaker and longtime Beaufort attorney, died Wednesday. Harvey, 88, helped shape Beaufort County’s higher education and improve its network … Click to Continue »
More traffic lights, major construction coming to Hilton Head’s Shelter Cove. Here’s when
Hilton Head’s Shelter Cove corridor has been the site of nearly 100 collisions since 2015, according to data from the Town of Hilton Head Island’s traffic engineer, Darrin Shoemaker.
Violent car break-ins at Bluffton gym leave thousands of dollars in damage
BLUFFTON, S.C. (WSAV) - Bluffton residents want to warn others after thieves not only stole their property, but did thousands of dollars in damage to their cars. Two cars were targeted while the owners were working out at Canonfit in Sheridan Park. The women say they went in to work out and when the
Florida Panhandle still recovering post-Hurricane Michael
Editor's note: In the wake of Hurricane Michael, Savannah Morning News reporter Ann Meyer was dispatched to the Florida Panhandle to provide relief for journalists working at GateHouse Media newspapers impacted by the storm. GateHouse is the parent company of Bluffton Today and the Savannah Morning
Mayor's Memos: Many people make holiday events happen
For more than 50 years, Blufftonians have lined the streets of the historic district to cheer their neighbors, laugh at the eclectic entertainment and kick off the Christmas season on the first Saturday of December.
HHI High School student detained after bringing gun to school
Hilton Head Island, S.C. (WTGS FOX 28) — A Hilton Head Island High School student was detained Tuesday after bringing a gun on school property, according the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.
DNA links suspect to 2017 Hilton Head Island burglary
Hilton Head Island, S.C. (WTGS FOX 28) — A DNA test has linked a suspect to a 2017 Spanish Wells Plantation, Hilton Head Island burglary, according to an advisory. In October 2017, Beaufort County Sheriff's Office deputies say they took a report of a burglary that happened at a home in Spanish Wells
Goodwill required to pay back over $100K to employees after violating federal laws
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor, Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire has paid $114,936 back in wages to 165 employees. Officials say they violating provisions of the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract, Contract Work Hours and Safe Standards Act, and t
Savannah Police working to identify man in homicide investigation
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Detectives with the Savannah Police Department are seeking information on a man in connection to a homicide investigation. Police are working to identify the man in the attached sketch. He may have information in an ongoing homicide investigation.
Search intensifies for missing Savannah man
The search intensified Wednesday night with a Mattie's Call for 67-year-old Lorenzo Green. A Mattie's Call is an emergency alert for disabled or elderly adults. Savannah Police say it's been five days since he was last seen near a home just off I-95 and Hwy. 17. News 3's Darius Johnson spent Wednesd
Bluffton Shop with a Cop gets boost from community
BLUFFTON, SC (WTOC) -First responders and teachers squared off on the basketball court Saturday to help some students in need. Bluffton teachers, firefighters, police officers and Marines sunk baskets while raising money for the police department's first Shop with a Cop program.
Expect increased law enforcement presence in Seabrook as BCSO investigates residential burglary
SEABROOK, SC (WTOC) - Residents in Seabrook should expect increased law enforcement presence as Beaufort County sheriff’s deputies investigate a residential burglary, Tuesday afternoon.