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Family, friends of missing St. Helena Island man take to social media to spread the word

A 22-year-old St. Helena Island has been missing since Saturday, and his family is anxious to find him. Family, friends, classmates and others have been posting pictures of Kenneth Eric Jenkins Jr. in the hopes that someone will know what happened to him or know where to find him. Jenkins' family t

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-21 00:08:00

Wounded Marine tells police he was shot multiple times while sitting in car in Seabrook

An active-duty Marine who showed up at the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort's gate early Thursday morning with multiple gunshot wounds told investigators he was shot while sitting in his vehicle in the Seabrook area, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office. "At approximately 4 a.m. (Thur

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-21 15:12:00

Beaufort County deputies search for "endangered" man

Kenneth Jenkins, Jr. has not been heard from since Saturday Updated: 4:50 PM EDT Sep 19, 2017 Beaufort County deputies are searching for a man who has not been heard from in three days. Authorities say the family of Kenneth Jenkins, Jr. last spoke to him Saturday night when he took a friend to din

WJCL - 2017-09-19 20:50:00

Lowcountry authorities search for missing man

Beaufort County (WSAV) - The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office needs your help finding a man who has been missing several days. We're told Kenneth Jenkins, Jr. was reported missing by his family Monday, September 18th. They say they have not heard from Jenkins since Saturday, September 16th when he t

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-19 20:20:00

U.S. 17 blocked near South Okatie Hwy due to downed power lines

U.S. 17 is closed just north of South Okatie Hwy (315) due to downed power lines. Jasper County Emergency Services says all lanes are blocked due to power lines down across the roadway. Stay with WTOC for updates to this story. U.S. 17 is closed just north of South Okatie Hwy (315) due to downed po

WTOC.COM - 2017-09-19 17:05:59

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

The scene where man was found shot to death on Lady's Island

The body of an adult male was found near the Masonic Lodge on Chowan Creek Bluff Road on Wednesday. The body had two gunshot wounds and the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office and the Beaufort County Coroner are on the scene investigating. Beaufort NewsSmoke pours from Beaufort home after fire The Beau

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

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

Walterboro's First Gospel Fest

Local Colletonian, Mark Simpson, had a vision for his community, to bring the community and churches together as one. As part of his vision Simpson decided to host the first Walterboro Gospel Fest. The fest was held on Saturday September 16th from 11:00 am- 6:00 pm, outside at the Colleton County Pa

THECOLLETONIAN.COM - 2017-09-20 13:51:43

Council Talks Cost Savings For New Center

Walterboro City Council sat around a large table Tuesday evening discussing ways to build - and fund - the city's newest project. The Discovery Center will be constructed inside the former and vacant Glover Motors Building, which is located at the end of Hampton Street across from the Colleton Count

THECOLLETONIAN.COM - 2017-09-20 15:13:24

Breaking News: Man found shot to death near Masonic Lodge on Lady's Island

LADY'S ISLAND, SC (WSAV) - Beaufort County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a report of a deceased male near the Masonic Lodge on Chowan Creek Bluff Road in Lady's Island on Wednesday morning. According to a report, when they arrived, deputies found that the deceased adult male had sustained a

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-20 13:14:51

South Carolina: 11 cases of West Nile virus this year

So far this year South Carolina officials say there have been 11 cases of people infected with the West Nile virus. According to the Associated Press, a report from the Department of Health and Environmental Control said one person in Anderson County died last month. Other cases were found in Anders

WTOC.COM - 2017-09-20 23:42:00

UPDATE: Man's body found on Lady's Island with at least 2 gunshot wounds

UPDATE: Beaufort County deputies have identified the victim as Joshua Daise, 33, of St. Helena. Coroner Edward Allen has scheduled a forensic autopsy to be performed at the Medical University of South Carolina Thursday morning. Check back for updates. ---------- Beaufort County deputies are investig

WJCL - 2017-09-20 23:04:00

Series of community meetings with Beaufort Co. Superintendent Jeff Moss begins Thursday

Parents and community members will get the chance to meet with Beaufort County Superintendent Jeff Moss. The first meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday in the media center at Hilton Head Island High School. Superintendent Moss holds a cycle of informal town hall meetings twice each year to

WTOC.COM - 2017-09-21 08:39:58

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

Yay or nay to a plastic bag ban? Here's your chance to comment on whether to have one in Beaufort County

After months of back and forth on a Beaufort County plastic bag ban, officials are calling for all residents to come out and voice their opinions. The Beaufort County Natural Resources Committee will hold two public comment sessions about the potential ban in the upcoming weeks to hear from constit

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-20 21:30:00

Beaufort County hotels in running for Southern Living contest

Three Beaufort County hotels are in the running to be named the best in the South by Southern Living magazine. Anchorage 1770 in Beaufort, Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island and Montage Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton are among 18 South Carolina hotels nominated in the contest. The "The South's Best

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2017-09-20 16:23:00

Effingham Co. enlists prisoners to help with backlogged trash pickup

RINCON, Ga. - A dumpster can be a ghastly sight and smell but on Wednesday residents in Rincon were grateful to see a giant blue dumpster gracing the front of their neighborhood. For weeks there has been a trash pickup delay due to severe weather from Irma and backlogged in activity through Effingha

WSAV-TV - 2017-09-21 02:43:21

Active-duty Marine arrives at front gate of Air Station Beaufort with multiple gunshot wounds

An active-duty Marine arrived at the front gate of Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort early Thursday morning suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. An official at the air station said the Marine drove himself to the front gate around 4 a.m. The victim said the incident happened while sitting in a c

WTOC.COM - 2017-09-21 15:26:15

Beaufort receives votes in latest SC Prep Media football poll

1. Fort Dorchester (13) 2. Byrnes 3. Dutch Fork 4. T.L. Hanna 5. Conway 6. Spring Valley 7. Greenwood 8. Boiling Springs 9. Sumter 10. Gaffney Receiving votes: Spartanburg, Summerville and Ashley RidgeClass 4A 1. South Pointe (13) 2. North Myrtle Beach 3. Hartsville 4. North Augusta 5. South Aiken 6

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