At Harbour Town Spring Fest on March 19, 2017, we asked a couple folks with the U.S. Coast Guard Hilton Head Auxiliary — a vessel examiner, and a panda — for some boating safety tips that aren't obvious, and could save a life.
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At Harbour Town, boating safety with a panda
This unusual dog is on the canine endangered list
Blessing The Fleet is one Beaufort Water Fest tradition that has changed a lot over the years
Struggles of a pastor during the Beaufort Water Fest Blessing of the Fleet
Ridgeland dog show avoids the dog flu with a few key changes
Beaufort Water Fest Commodore comments on how this year's festival has gone
Stacy Canaday is the 63rd Beaufort Water Fest Commodore, making her and her husband the first couple to be given the honor
Spectators try to beat the heat while watching airplanes in Beaufort
Stunt pilot does free falling spirals during Air Show
Candice Glover makes quite an entrance at the Water Festival
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Rescuers get stuck helping stranded Hilton Head kayakers
There were 95 different breeds at the Hilton Head Island Kennel Club All Breeds Dog Show in Ridgeland this weekend. You have probably heard of most of them, but some breeds are more popular than others.
When the Beaufort Water Festival's Blessing The Fleet event started 62 years ago it was primarily to bless the shrimp boats and to introduce the new commodore. Many local shrimp boats participated. Take a look at how the event has changed over the years.
The Hilton Head Island Kennel Club All Breeds Dog Show took special precautions and used new methods of judging to prevent the dog flu from becoming an issue this weekend during their show at Ridgeland-Hardeeville High School.
Stacey Canaday speaks about her feelings on being announced as the 63rd Beaufort Water Festival Commodore and the fact that she and her husband, Chris Canaday, are the first married couple to both be given the honor of being commodore.
A woman reported a sexual assault on Thursday in a wooded area near the entrance to the Sandy Pointe neighborhood. As of Friday morning, the suspect is still at large, said Capt. Bob Bromage, of the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.
Beaufort Water Search and Rescue, an all-volunteer rescue division based in Port Royal, rescued to kayakers stuck in the marshes of Broad Creek on Hilton Head Island Thursday afternoon, but a hard turn in their airboat left them grounded as well. After a 20-30 minute wait, the tide coming in allowed them to get back to land. There were no injuries.
For most, the idea of performing for hundreds of strangers would be the show stopper, but not for these youngsters. The Beaufort Water Festival Talent Show on Wednesday at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park gave us the opportunity to interview several of the acts to understand how they calm their nerves before taking the stage.