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Apparent body found when tree uprooted in South Carolina

BLUFFTON, S.C. (AP) — What appear to be human remains have been found when workers uprooted a tree near the South Carolina coast.TheIsland Packetof Hilton Head reported workers were removing a tree at the Waddell Mariculture Center in Bluffton on Wednesday when the remains were found.Center director

CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2018-06-22 12:03:13

A love triangle gets messy at Beaufort County gas station, police say

A woman faces possible assault and battery charges after confronting another woman her boyfriend is dating, a Beaufort County Sheriff's Office report states.On Thursday, the woman and her sister showed up at the "other girlfriend's" work — a gas station located on Trask Parkway in Burton. She told t

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2018-06-22 17:41:00

Hardeeville to hold first-ever 'Summer Fun in the Park' event

Organizers promise a day full of activities for the entire family. Children will enjoy inflatables, water slides, and even a magician. Also, a deejay and live bands will perform throughout the day, and there will be several food vendors on hand.

WTOC.COM - 2018-06-23 10:00:00

Beaufort Co. man attacks girlfriend and child; threatens to kill them, police say

A warrant has been issued for a Beaufort County man for domestic violence in the 2nd Degree after he attacked his girlfriend and her child, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.The man threw a television at his girlfriend and pushed her onto the bed during an altercation Tuesday, a sher

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2018-06-21 17:45:00

Pedestrian struck and killed while crossing US 278 on Hilton Head

A pedestrian was killed late Thursday while crossing U.S. 278 on Hilton Head Island, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.The accident happened just before 11 p.m., according to Lance Cpl. Judd Jones.He said the driver of a Toyota was traveling east on U.S. 278 when the vehicle struck the

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2018-06-22 07:19:00

11-year-old girl killed after being hit by car on Highway 278

The driver, 33-year-old Johnathan Roberts, was heading eastbound when he hit Bobinchuck.

WJCL - 2018-06-22 13:16:00

Child fatally struck by vehicle on Hilton Head

HILTON HEAD, SC (WSAV) - A young girl was killed Thursday evening after being struck by a vehicle on Hilton Head.The Beaufort County Coroner's Office has identified the victim as 11-year-old Charli Bobinchuck of Hilton Head.According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the child was walking her do

WSAV-TV - 2018-06-22 18:36:03

Failed 'plot' to free St. Helena horses, family dispute keeps Beaufort Co. deputies busy

A dispute among family members on St. Helena Island in recent days — including a plot to free horses — resulted in at least two visits by the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office this week.A man told police he awoke Thursday morning to find pieces of a fence used to corral his horses missing, a Sheriff'

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2018-06-22 17:33:00

Yemassee PD arrest subject for mid-day car break in

The suspect, who was identified as Ricky Shaiquelle Primus, 22, of the Town of Yemassee used a brick to smash open the passenger side window in a vehicle in the parking lot in broad daylight, according to the report.

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-06-21 20:34:24

A man shot a dog and kept walking without a word, says Beaufort County police

A Burton woman says a man walking down her street pulled a gun and shot her dog, a Beaufort County Sheriff's Office report states.The dog, of unknown breed, died from the wounds.The report states the dog left the woman's yard, crossed the street and approached the man. The woman told police she is u


This Beaufort Co. teen just graduated high school. Now he's in National Geographic.

To mark his 18th birthday this month, CJ Cummings graduated high school.Then his photo landed in the pages of another national publication.The Beaufort weightlifter was featured in theJuly issue of National Geographic magazine for a reporton how technology and research aidthe world's best athletes.

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2018-06-21 10:42:00

New arena design project contract approved by Savannah City Council

The $8,820,000 contract to Perkins + Will, an Atlanta-based company, includes the base building design, interior design, and construction administration for a new Savannah Arena. The Arena will be built on city-owned property near the intersection of Stiles Avenue and West Gwinnett Street.

WSAV-TV - 2018-06-21 20:02:08

Savannah City Council votes to eliminate fire fee and increase property tax

He, along with Dr. Estella Shabazz and Van Johnson were adamant about the fire fee, going as far as calling it a ‘tax’.

FOX28MEDIA.COM - 2018-06-21 20:45:10

Unique restaurant hits Hilton Head Island, serving up fresh seafood

The owner, Greg Berkes, who also owns Barnacle Bill’s Fresh Seafood Market, says Mullet’s fun atmosphere, simple ingredients and affordable prices set it apart from anything else around.

WJCL - 2018-06-22 12:32:00

Police: Woman refused to lend Lady's Island man some money. So he took it by force

A Lady's Island man is facing a robbery charge after police say he forcibly took money from a woman who refused to lend him the cash.Brandon Knight, 26, was arrested Saturday and charged with strong armed robbery, Beaufort County jail records show. The charge is a felony with a maximum sentence of 1


High-speed chase through Bluffton leads to car crash, weapons arrest

An officer spotted what he suspected was a stolen vehicle and matched its plates to a car stolen stolen earlier in the day in Westbury Park, the report said. When the officer turned on his lights and siren, the car sped away down Okatie Highway and New Riverside Road in a chase that hit speeds of 90


Shots fired in Bluffton neighborhood. Police searching for suspect

"There is a large police presence, and we are still trying to gather information," Nelson said. "It's better to stay in your homes."


Great news, Hilton Head seafood lovers: This new spot will start serving Thursday

A new ocean-to-table lunch and dinner option is opening on Hilton Head Island on Thursday.Mullet's, a food truck behind Barnacle Bill's Fresh Seafood Market along U.S. 278, will be serving up fresh catch tacos, sandwiches and shrimp baskets starting around 6 p.m. It will be open between 11:30 a.m. a


2 men shot on front porch of Beaufort County home. The suspect remains at large

Two men were wounded in a shooting late Monday in Burton, and the suspect remains unidentified, according to a news release from the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.The shooting happened just after 10:30 p.m. on Kennedy Circle, the news release said.Witnesses told investigators the men were on the


Allegations of cheating leads to domestic violence charge on Hilton Head

The wife told police she is from Mexico and her husband is from Honduras, which causes a tension between them and their families, the report said. She said she found information on her husband's phone that indicated he was cheating on her and confronted him about it. The couple then began to argue i