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Death Notices

Francina Govan

Francina Laurie Govan, 84, of Beaufort, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, at Capital Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Raleigh, N.C.

Death Notices

Walter Lawyer

Walter R. Lawyer, 66, of St. Matthews and formerly of the Tybranch community in Pineland, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 at his residence.

Politics & Government

FEMA cash trickling in — but slowly

Beaufort County has received a $35,000 check from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help reimburse local Hurricane Matthew cleanup costs. County officials expect FEMA to eventually reimburse 75 percent of the roughly $35 million spent on storm cleanup.

Crime & Public Safety

Scene of fatal car wreck on Dillon Road

One person was killed when his car ran off Dillon Road and overturned on Friday. The driver of the Geo Storm was not wearing a seat belt and was partially ejected and died at the scene, according to S.C. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Matthew Southern. Dillon Road, near its intersection with William Hilton Parkway, was closed as officials investigated the scene.

Videos

Scene of fatal car wreck on Dillon Road

One person was killed when his car ran off Dillon Road and overturned on Friday. The driver of the Geo Storm was not wearing a seat belt and was partially ejected and died at the scene, according to S.C. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Matthew Southern. Dillon Road, near its intersection with William Hilton Parkway, was closed as officials investigated the scene.
Jay Karr Staff video
Scene of fatal car wreck on Dillon Road 0:39

Scene of fatal car wreck on Dillon Road

Beaufort Elementary School students answer the question of the moment: what is an eclipse? 1:16

Beaufort Elementary School students answer the question of the moment: what is an eclipse?

By the numbers: Opioid overdoses on the rise in Beaufort County 1:01

By the numbers: Opioid overdoses on the rise in Beaufort County

Are you missing a pig? This friendly guy has been roaming a Hilton Head beach 1:45

Are you missing a pig? This friendly guy has been roaming a Hilton Head beach