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Police investigate after man shot at football field in Jasper County
The Ridgeland Police Department is reporting that just after midnight Saturday, their Officers received a request from a Jasper County Sheriff’s Office deputy on scene at the Jasper County football field, to respond to a large fight in progress. Upon arrival, shots were heard coming from the area of
Beaufort Co. student photographed with a pistol, tells friend ‘I’m ready for school’, report says
A student at Islands Academy was disciplined after he sent a friend a photo of himself posing with a pistol and a bottle of alcohol and a caption that read “I’m ready for school,” a Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office report states.Francina Dantzler, assistant principal at the Beaufort County School Di
Woman receives, returns thousands of dollars worth of jewelry she got in the mail
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -A Whitemarsh Island woman got a big surprise this weekend. When she opened her Amazon package, she found another box inside. It was full of jewelry that should have been delivered to JC Penny.“Open it up and there is a huge bag, huge box of jewelry," said Garlana Mathews. "And w
BCSO investigating after pedestrian hit at Trask Pkwy, Roberts Ln. in Grays Hill
BEAUFORT COUNTY, SC (WTOC) - The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office and South Carolina Highway Patrol are investigating after a pedestrian was hit Monday evening.Officials say a vehicle hit the victim at Trask Parkway and Roberts Lane in the Grays Hill area of Burton.Expect increased traffic congestio
Man charged in murder of elderly man in California has Beaufort County past
Carey Lamont Reid Jr., 21, was arrested Sunday formurder in the first degreein Oceanside, Calif., according to San Diego County jail records.The former Beaufort County resident was charged in connection to themurder of a 77-year-old man,the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.The article says police hav
Bluffton Police investigating situation on Brendan Lane
BLUFFTON, SC (WTOC) - Bluffton Police are investigating a situation Monday on Brendan Lane.Information is very limited at this time, but police tell us three people were arrested during a traffic stop.The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is also assisting. Stay with WTOC for updates.Copyright 2018 W
New smartphone app allows Beaufort. Co. residents to report non-emergency issues
BEAUFORT, S.C. - In Beaufort County, there's a new smartphone app to report things like clogged stormwater drains, potholes, and even stray animals.
Police on scene of vehicle striking pedestrian in Beaufort County
Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is working an accident involving a pedestrian on Trask Parkway, according to a 6:17 p.m. alert Monday.The accident is backing up traffic near the Trask Parkway and Roberts Lane intersection in Grays Hill.Users of the Waze traffic app were reporting standstill traffic
Man shoots pistol at girlfriend while chasing her through Beaufort parking lot, police say
A Beaufort man was charged with domestic violence high and aggravated along with discharging a firearm within city limits after shooting a pistol at his girlfriend on Oct. 13, a Beaufort Police Department report shows.The man pulled out a shotgun while the couple were arguing, a police report shows.
Scammer goes door-to-door posed as Savannah pastor, asking for money
Pastor Ricardo Manuel tells News 3 the man is impersonating him in a scheme to take your money. The culprit first struck a month ago. Last week, Manuel says he's back. This time, the impersonator is going door to door.
Water bill leads to Beaufort Co. man punching, suffocating wife, police say
A woman went to Beaufort Memorial Hospital emergency room Friday with a black eye and swollen throat that she received during an argument she had with her husband about a water bill, a Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office report says.The Lady’s Island woman told police she woke up remembering the water
Coroner identifies victim in fatal motorcycle crash
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) - Kevin Cornell, 30, of Summerville has been identified as the person killed from a single motorcycle accident on I-26 Friday night.
SPD investigate early morning shooting on Rogers Street
SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Savannah Police are looking for the person who shot a man early Sunday morning.Police say the shooting happened around 4:00 a.m. on Rogers St. near Carolan St. in West Savannah.A black male was shot. WTOC is waiting to hear if there were any injuries.At this time, police do not
Yemassee welcomes new gas station and restaurant off I-95. Here’s what you’ll find
Yemassee is now the home of a Love’s Travep Stop that added 70 new jobs to Beaufort and Hampton counties.The store and gas station opened Oct. 11 at 409 Yemasseee Highway off I-95 at exit 38, according to a company news release.In addition to the jobs it is adding to both counties, the spot provides
BCSO: Woman wanted for grand larceny
Cassandra Denise Boles, 34, is wanted for both grand larceny and obtaining property under false pretenses.
Savannah Police investigating double shooting
Savannah Police Detectives are investigating a double shooting that happened at the intersection of 37th Street and Paulsen. Police responded to a shots fired call around 1:30 Saturday afternoon. A man was found suffering from a gunshot wound,
This Hilton Head store might be moving after years of business. Here’s what we know
A store that has been on Hilton Head Island for 14 years might be moving to a new location after its building owner decided not to renew its lease.Hospice Community Thrift Shop— located at 3A Mathews Court — has sold thrift items to aid Hospice Care of the Lowcountry, according to manager Mimi Kitas
Savannah googly eye bandits multiplying
Photo Courtesy; City of Sacannah, Facebook SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) - They said it wasn't a laughing matter, but the City of Savannah has found itself as the internet's punchline for the past week. From "The Daily Show" and TIME to Fox Newsand CNN, Savannah's googly eye culprit has been the talk of the
No tourists here: These 5 Hilton Head gated communities have banned short-term rentals
In many gated communities on Hilton Head Island, short-term rentals and tourists are not welcome.Some gated communitieshave taken a stand against “short-term rentals,”because residents say a high turnover of weekly rentals leads to lower property values and create safety concerns for permanent resid
Traffic Alert: Motorcycle vs semi crash on I-95 Northbound
CHATHAM COUNTY, Ga (WSAV) - The Georgia State Patrol is on scene of a vehicle crash on I-95 Northbound near mile marker 94.We're told a motorcycle and a semi truck collided on the roadway.No other details have been released at this time.Authorities advise you to avoid the area while emergency crews