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Who is going to clean up this illegal dump? One Beaufort man wants to know 1:26

Who is going to clean up this illegal dump? One Beaufort man wants to know

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Lady's Island water rescue after boat found 'traveling in circles with no one inside it'

These two Hilton Head resorts have closed after Tropical Storm Irma 0:45

These two Hilton Head resorts have closed after Tropical Storm Irma

Cars flipped over, roofs blown off, homes flooding: The aftermath of Hurricane Maria 3:45

Cars flipped over, roofs blown off, homes flooding: The aftermath of Hurricane Maria

A canoe trip on Lynches River will calm you 1:01

A canoe trip on Lynches River will calm you

Native islanders' rights raised in Hilton Head debate 0:43

Native islanders' rights raised in Hilton Head debate

Inside Hilton Head Island's The Porcupine as closure looms 0:17

Inside Hilton Head Island's The Porcupine as closure looms

Police suspect foul play in disappearance of 11-month-old baby 0:46

Police suspect foul play in disappearance of 11-month-old baby

Beaufort County students and parents react to make-up days on Saturday 1:37

Beaufort County students and parents react to make-up days on Saturday

Sheriff's Office investigates Lady's Island homicide 0:30

Sheriff's Office investigates Lady's Island homicide

  • Look who won the 'Lil Baby Goober' Pageant at the Bluffton Boiled Peanut Festival

    The competition was fiercely cute, but Bluffton's Marilyn Peluso, 2, -- daughter of Desiree and Daniel Peluso -- came out the winner of the Bluffton Peanut Festival's 'Lil Baby Goober' contest.

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Bluffton comes together to celebrate the boiled peanut

Fans of the salty snack converge on Old Town for the sixth annual Boiled Peanut Festival

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Bluffton residents could be on the hook for a $337K police overtime bill. Here’s why

When Hurricane Matthew pounded the shores of South Carolina last year, the Town of Bluffton saw the least amount of estimated structural damage of any incorporated area in Beaufort County. Yet Bluffton stayed under emergency conditions for the longest amount of time, causing its police department to accrue a disproportionately high overtime bill compared to other police agencies in the county, including the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office, which oversees emergency operations for the entire county, an investigation by The Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette found.

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Edward Binyard

Edward “Ed” Binyard, 67, of Burton and husband of Teresa Kye Binyard, died Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at St. Joseph’s Candler Hospital in Savannah.

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Who is going to clean up this illegal dump? One Beaufort man wants to know 1:26

Who is going to clean up this illegal dump? One Beaufort man wants to know

These two Hilton Head resorts have closed after Tropical Storm Irma 0:45

These two Hilton Head resorts have closed after Tropical Storm Irma

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Lady's Island water rescue after boat found 'traveling in circles with no one inside it'

Inside Hilton Head Island's The Porcupine as closure looms 0:17

Inside Hilton Head Island's The Porcupine as closure looms

Cars flipped over, roofs blown off, homes flooding: The aftermath of Hurricane Maria 3:45

Cars flipped over, roofs blown off, homes flooding: The aftermath of Hurricane Maria

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Here's what we know about that giant buoy that washed up near Coligny Beach

A canoe trip on Lynches River will calm you 1:01

A canoe trip on Lynches River will calm you

Watch jets land at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort as they return from Irma evacuation 2:42

Watch jets land at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort as they return from Irma evacuation

Native islanders' rights raised in Hilton Head debate 0:43

Native islanders' rights raised in Hilton Head debate

Police suspect foul play in disappearance of 11-month-old baby 0:46

Police suspect foul play in disappearance of 11-month-old baby

Look who won the 'Lil Baby Goober' Pageant at the Bluffton Boiled Peanut Festival

The competition was fiercely cute, but Bluffton's Marilyn Peluso, 2, -- daughter of Desiree and Daniel Peluso -- came out the winner of the Bluffton Peanut Festival's 'Lil Baby Goober' contest.
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Look who won the 'Lil Baby Goober' Pageant at the Bluffton Boiled Peanut Festival 0:47

Look who won the 'Lil Baby Goober' Pageant at the Bluffton Boiled Peanut Festival

Who is going to clean up this illegal dump? One Beaufort man wants to know 1:26

Who is going to clean up this illegal dump? One Beaufort man wants to know

These two Hilton Head resorts have closed after Tropical Storm Irma 0:45

These two Hilton Head resorts have closed after Tropical Storm Irma

Lady's Island water rescue after boat found 'traveling in circles with no one inside it' 1:11

Lady's Island water rescue after boat found 'traveling in circles with no one inside it'