A South Carolina company has created the "The Vault for Active Shooters and Tornadoes" or "VAST6," a collapsible vault that's made to withstand the force of an F-5 tornado and stop bullets from guns like the AR-15. The vault was on display Friday at the annual South Carolina School Boards Association on Hilton Head — just two days after the Parkland school shooting that killed 17 people.
Walterboro, South Carolina resident Howard P. Jones Jr. was a tail gunner in a B-24 Liberator during World War II. Jones, who has congestive heart failure and is in Hospice care, plans to sky dive for his tenth time, which could be his last — an annual event usually held on his birthday in June at the Lowcountry Regional Airport in Walterboro.
Lady's Island-St. Helena Fire District extinguished a 2-acre brush fire that was moving through the area along Davin Green Road on St. Helena Island Monday afternoon. The mobile home that was destroyed was abandoned.
Docks at this popular St. Helena Island shrimp dock were no match to the winds and storm surge of Hurricane Matthew and Tropical Storm Irma. Now, some locals are trying to rally the community to help the family bring it back into operation.
On Oct. 14, Beaufort County's single-use plastic bag ban will go into effect and shoppers are being encouraged to switch to reusable bags. Here's a guide on what you need to know to keep your bags clean and avoid contaminating your food with dirt and germs.
The Beaufort School Board met on Friday afternoon on Hilton Head to discuss the FOIA requests to release the federal subpoenas regarding May River High School and River Ridge Academy. The meeting was very short, and these two board members answer as to why.