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More lawsuits target Beaufort County water-filtration system sales

A Beaufort County salesman lied about the water quality in the area while pushing a water-filtration system and convinced residents to enter a prohibitive financing deal that negatively affected their credit, according to two more lawsuits filed this month related to the filtration systems. The lawsuits join several others that began in 2012.

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Scene of a 4-motorcycle crash at Laurel Bay and Eleanore Fine roads, Burton

Four motorcycles crashed on Laurel Bay Road near Eleanore Fine Road just before 7 p.m. Sept. 24, 2016, seriously injuring all four operators. Two were airlifted to for medical attention. Burton Fire District and MCAS Beaufort firefighters responded to the crash. The Beaufort Gazette has requested more information from South Carolina Highway Patrol and will make updates when they are available.

Golf

Golfing legend Arnold Palmer, 87, dies

Palmer rose from a blue-collar background to become part of the sport’s royalty – he was colloquially known on the PGA tour as “The King” – and frequent playing partner of U.S. presidents. He left an indelible mark on the world of golf in the form of nearly 300 signature – designed courses, and Arnold Palmer Enterprises, which handled his endorsements and other ventures, helped make Palmer the first golfer to make his name a worldwide franchise.

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Scene of a 4-motorcycle crash at Laurel Bay and Eleanore Fine roads, Burton

Four motorcycles crashed on Laurel Bay Road near Eleanore Fine Road just before 7 p.m. Sept. 24, 2016, seriously injuring all four operators. Two were airlifted to for medical attention. Burton Fire District and MCAS Beaufort firefighters responded to the crash. The Beaufort Gazette has requested more information from South Carolina Highway Patrol and will make updates when they are available.
Joan McDonough jmcdonough@islandpacket.com
Scene of a 4-motorcycle crash at Laurel Bay and Eleanore Fine roads, Burton 0:34

Scene of a 4-motorcycle crash at Laurel Bay and Eleanore Fine roads, Burton

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Love the Friends of Beaufort Library Book Sale? Join and you can shop early

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Lady's Island Walmart site underway

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Behind pipeline leak that caused gas shortages in Beaufort County