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.
The long awaited solar eclipse is fast approaching, and the South Carolina Emergency Management Division and Trooper Bob want you to be prepared. The state is expecting more than one million visitors around August 21, according to SCEMD. The division filmed this comical public safety announcement to remind people, "Don't be like Johnny and Sue... have a plan to enjoy the view!"
Heavy rains over the past week has caused some roads and areas of Hunting Island to close due to flooding, but don't despair. The campground, North Beach and South Beach are still open! Watch this video to find out what you need to know if you're planning on heading out that way this weekend.
Watch an abbreviated trailer produced by Charleston's Black Bear Studios of kingpins Barry "Flash" Foy and Les Riley as they are introduced for "The Gentlemen Smugglers" a documentary based on the Operation Jackpot drug-smuggling story that took place in the Lowcountry in the 1980s.