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.

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

The food truck revolution comes to Hilton Head's beaches

Everything from Korean tacos to fair food like funnelcakes is now available to beachgoers at Hilton Head's four new beach food trucks.
Jay Karr Staff video
The food truck revolution comes to Hilton Head's beaches 1:27

The food truck revolution comes to Hilton Head's beaches

Retiring Bluffton police chief says relationship with community is his biggest accomplishment 0:53

Retiring Bluffton police chief says relationship with community is his biggest accomplishment

Drone footage shows tennis courts on Lowcountry golf course fairway 0:24

Drone footage shows tennis courts on Lowcountry golf course fairway

'What you want is for people to talk about your children': Addressing loss on Hilton Head 1:00

'What you want is for people to talk about your children': Addressing loss on Hilton Head