Port Royal resident and firefighter Ross Vezin had the opportunity of a lifetime to go on an hour long flight aboard an F/A-18 Blue Angel No. 7 on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 that left from Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. Here Vezin, in a Thursday phone interview, describes the quick training they went through in order for Vezin to handle the gravitational force the jet and its propulsion would have on his body.
Although great white sharks are some of the most well-known shark species, they are not all that common along the South Carolina coast. The five most common shark species are much less aggressive - and unlikely to attack - than great whites.
Palmetto bugs, or American cockroaches, are known to invade coastal South Carolina homes. Here are some quick tips from the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences on how to keep the pests out of your home (and what to do if they've already made their way inside).
The US Navy ‘Nimitz’ has 8 kiosks for ‘briefings’ after which participants will don an Oculus Rift headset and a SubPac vest for a virtual reality experience. Staff can move about 60 participants per hour through the mission. The truck will make its fourth appearance when it arrives at this year’s MCAS Beaufort Air Show.
Dr. Oswald L. Mikell talks about the three most important things that you can do to protect your skin while enjoying a day in the sun so that you will not get burned and will lower your chances of skin cancer.