It’s lice season in Beaufort County, and here’s what you should know

Did you know that schools aren’t the most common place to contract lice? Did you know the Beaufort County School District will send your children home if they’re discovered to have lice and nits at school? And did you know that, while annoying, lice aren’t a sign of illness, and they’re not as prevalent as you might think?

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Coming attraction: what's next at the Santa Elena Center

At the March 24, 2017 unveiling for the Santa Elena Center's scale model of Fort San Marcos, the 1577 fort built by Spanish colonists on what is now Parris Island, Santa Elena Foundation board chairman Andy Beall describes the next step: creating an augmented reality video of the fort.
Jay Karr Staff video
Coming attraction: what's next at the Santa Elena Center 1:27

Coming attraction: what's next at the Santa Elena Center

'Every Marine a rifleman': M16 assembly, disassembly competition at Parris Island 0:45

'Every Marine a rifleman': M16 assembly, disassembly competition at Parris Island

Head lice: fact or fiction? 1:45

Head lice: fact or fiction?

Video from the scene of Thursday's Marshland Road fire 1:15

Video from the scene of Thursday's Marshland Road fire