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At 33, Beaufort Co. nursing home resident lost his independence. Then strangers stepped in | Island Packet

Like clockwork, Bradley Cummings starts off his day by rolling down the hallways of Bayview Manor nursing home in Beaufort and making it a point to tell each staff member good morning. In spite of his wheelchair, Cummings, 33, remains active all day. When he's not chatting with the secretary at the

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2018-03-21 15:15:00

Beaufort County middle school student tries to board school bus with BB gun in gym bag | Island Packet

Beaufort County middle school student tries to board school bus with BB gun in gym bag Several Bluffton Middle School students told an administrator that a boy about to board a school bus during dismissal Tuesday afternoon may have a weapon. The weapon turned out to be a BB gun in the student's gym

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2018-03-21 19:37:00

This Bluffton man is missing and could be in danger. He was last seen at a car dealership | Island Packet

This Bluffton man is missing and could be in danger. He was last seen at a car dealership A 28-year-old Bluffton man who has been reported missing and could be in danger was last seen leaving a local car dealership, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff's Office news release Tuesday morning. Angel

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2018-03-20 18:48:00

They used fake $20 bills to buy food at a Bluffton McDonalds. Do you know them? | Island Packet

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is trying to identify two men accused of using counterfeit bills to buy food at a Bluffton restaurant on March 12. The food was purchased at the McDonalds on Fording Island Road where the two men made multiple purchases both inside the business and at the drive


Woman leaves purse in shopping cart at Bluffton store. These guys took it, police say | Island Packet

A woman's purse was stolen at the Bluffton Walmart last month by two men who saw she'd left it behind, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff's Office news release. Now investigators need help identifying them. The theft happened Feb. 12 in the parking lot at the Bluffton Walmart. The victim left

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2018-03-19 22:33:00

Most Wanted: 3/21/18 - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

WTOC is teaming with CrimeStoppers to help find wanted suspects. Here's this week's Most Wanted: Savannah Police are looking for Leonard Reeves who is wanted for aggravated assault. Reeves is 33-years-old, 6', and 170 pounds. Christopher Polk is wanted by Savannah Police for domestic aggravated ass

WTOC.COM - 2018-03-21 20:21:46

How Bluffton fifth graders at Red Cedar Elementary are making America great | Island Packet

America is great, and immigrants helped. That's what fifth graders at Bluffton's Red Cedar Elementary School argue - politely and accurately. Red Cedar is one of the Beaufort County School District's three schools with a student body that is majority Hispanic. It also captured the state's top honor

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2018-03-20 19:10:00

Two escape fire that badly damaged Ridgeland home

Two people escaped a Ridgeland mobile home fire unharmed late Monday night and are being assisted by the American Red Cross. The fire was reported around 11 p.m. at a home in the 500 block of Green Place off Lowcountry Drive, according to a Jasper County Fire-Rescue Facebook post. The two victims

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2018-03-21 21:12:00

He worked in a Hilton Head Plantation home. Weeks later he returned to rob it, police say | Island Packet

A man who worked in a Hilton Head Plantation home returned a few weeks later to rob it, according to a release from the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office. That man, Steven Wayne Wilson, was arrested following the Thursday, March 15 crime, which was captured on a live video feed from surveillance came


Bluffton woman came home in the dark, saw a man crouching beside her just-parked car | Island Packet

Bluffton woman came home in the dark, saw a man crouching beside her just-parked car A bag of rocks was found after a Bluffton woman called 911 to report a suspicious man crouching beside her car -while she was still inside it- when she got home early Saturday morning, according to a Beaufort County


Beaufort County authorities investigate Lemon Island shooting

OKATIE, S.C. (WSAV) - Beaufort County authorities are investigating a shooting on Lemon Island. According to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office (BCSO), an adult male sustained at least one gunshot wound to the shoulder during the incident. The shooting occurred around 9:30 a.m. on Monday. The man


Someone won $100,000 at a Beaufort County gas station this weekend. Check your tickets | Island Packet

Someone in Beaufort County is $100,000 richer after purchasing a winning Palmetto Cash 5 ticket this weekend. On Friday, the winning Palmetto Cash 5 ticket for the $100,00 prize was sold at the Parker's gas station at 705 Ribault Road in Port Royal. The winning numbers were 7, 16, 23, 26, and 28;


BREAKING: Deck collapses at MLK Blvd restaurant; emergency crews on scene

Photo courtesy Savannah Police Department (@SavPolice on Twitter) SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) - Emergency crews are on scene at W. Congress Street and MLK Jr. Boulevard. A small structure described as a deck collapsed inside Rouge Water Tap House. The restaurant is next to Lulu's Chocolate Bar. Two peopl


Lowcountry crash leaves person trapped Sunday morning

A crash on Low Country Highway in Colleton County trapped one person in their vehicle, requiring extraction, according to a tweet from Colleton County Fire Rescue. The accident happened in the 20000 block of Low Country Highway, according to the tweet, which was sent just before 9 a.m. According to


Man hits Savannah police horse at St. Patrick's Day festival

A Detroit man was arrested early Sunday morning during the Savannah St. Patrick's Day Festival for slapping a Savannah police horse. An officer was on horseback at 2:20 a.m. in the area of Congress and Montgomery when Matthew Henderson, 24, stepped out and tried to touch the horse. The officer told