Databases

South Carolina

SC state employee salaries

This database contains the names, positions and salaries of South Carolina state government employees making $50,000 or more a year in base salary, as furnished by the agencies in response to S.C. Freedom of Information Act requests.

Food & Drink

Beaufort and Jasper county restaurant inspections

A sortable, searchable database of recent SC Department of Health and Environmental Control food safety inspections of restaurants and kitchens in Beaufort and Jasper counties, including eateries on Hilton Head Island and in Bluffton, Beaufort, Okatie, Ridgeland, Hardeeville and St. Helena, Ladies and the other sea islands.

Local

Tide charts

Get the latest tidal information from 18 NOAA stations in and near Beaufort County, SC

Databases

Data: SC's (and other states') priciest ZIP codes

Using public county records, FindTheHome evaluated ZIP codes in each state with at least five home sales every month of 2015. Combining this data with additional demographic information from the U.S. Census, the website found the ZIP codes in each state with the highest median home sale price, and the median age and percentage of wealthy households in each. Here are the top 25.

Food & Drink

The cost of a date when you were born

In a day and age when you can stream a movie on Netflix without getting off of the couch, it can be tempting for couples to simply stay home instead of spending the money on a date outside. Especially today, when movie tickets have gone up dramatically in price, the classic "dinner and a movie" date can put a dent in your wallet.

Real Estate News

Data for living: The city in every state with the lowest rent

Ben Franklin once said, “nothing is certain except death and taxes.” If he were alive today, he very well might add “rent” to that list. Major U.S. Census Bureau surveys show that 2014 marked 10 years of consecutive renter household growth. And, according to the Housing Vacancy Survey, this trend is on track to continue. More people are choosing to rent, even as they enter their “home-buying” years.

Videos

Batty: First long-eared bats identified in coastal S.C., at Palmetto Bluff

A conversation with Palmetto Bluff Conservancy executive director Jay Walea and associate director Mary Socci about their excitement over the unusual discovery of long-eared bats at Palmetto Bluff.
Josh Mitelman Staff video
Batty: First long-eared bats identified in coastal S.C., at Palmetto Bluff 0:44

Batty: First long-eared bats identified in coastal S.C., at Palmetto Bluff

These women shattered ceilings; here's their message for you 6:33

These women shattered ceilings; here's their message for you

Emotional Royals players speak at Yordano Ventura vigil 2:24

Emotional Royals players speak at Yordano Ventura vigil

Madonna's profanity-laced Women's March speech 2:06

Madonna's profanity-laced Women's March speech