Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach spoke at Thursday's City Council meeting about how the city can denounce racism and improve inclusivity following the violent acts in Charlottesville, Va. There are two changes the mayor thinks the city could make to achieve this goal — asking the state to change the name of the Talmadge Bridge and amending Forsyth Park's Confederate monument.
The Beaufort Police Department is looking for the public's help to identify these men suspected of placing skimmers on local ATMs. Anyone with information should contact Beaufort Police Investigator Joshua Dowling at 843-322-7950.
LA Castle Studios and PureFlix.com released a trailer for the new soap opera based on Hilton Head Island that has a Christian theme. Watch this shortened trailer to see some of the stars. The show will air on PureFlix.com - a family friendly and Christian-based on-line streaming service.
Lady's Island Baptist Church Pastor Sam Spain Sr. said he and his church are praying for the person who spray-painted angry words on the church's sign overnight Tuesday. He said he hopes the person or persons will come forward to receive love and forgiveness and to talk about what happened.
For the first time in years, the Beaufort County School District has opted to use Saturdays as planned make-up days for inclement weather. The decision came after students missed eight days for Hurricane Matthew in 2016.
The Yemassee Police Department is attempting to identify a suspected shoplifter who was caught on camera at a convenience store. According to police, the unidentified black male entered Horizon E-Z Shop around 8:45 p.m. Tuesday night. The man allegedly stole alcohol from the store. Anyone with information should call 843-589-6315.
The Charleston County Emergency Management Department created this 1950s-inspired public safety announcement on August 21's total solar eclipse. "You won't believe what happens next... and no, it's not someone trying to imitate Darth Vader," the department posted on their Facebook page.
Indivisible Beaufort hosted a candlelight vigil in Beaufort's Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park on Monday in support of the violence that occurred during the white nationalists rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend. "We stand in solidarity with those who experience hate crimes on a daily basis," one speaker said. "We gather as a people who believe the power of love... can heal, can unify... the soul of a nation that appears to be ripped by hatred and bigotry and all kinds of man's inhumanity to man. There's still hope."
Beaufort County Parks and Leisure Services director Shannon Loper breaks down the new features — including an elevated track and batting cages — at the Buckwalter Recreation Center in Bluffton on Monday.