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10 years of homicides: Number of killings, black victims up

From 2007 to 2016, 95 people have died in homicides across the county. Topping the list are young black men.

Family

Scratching, licking, itching: 4 things to know about pets and pollen

This year’s early pollen season has pets going to the vet sooner because of environmental allergies. When you see the yellow stuff on your car, your dog might start itching along with you. Watch out for symptoms like paw-licking and face-scratching, and for secondary issues like ear and eye infections. And if your and your dog’s quality of life starts to suffer, well, it’s time to see the vet.

Beaufort News

What is your favorite Dr. Seuss book?

Attendees of the annual Read Across America in celebration of Dr. Seuss's birthday talk about their favorite Dr. Seuss books and why they enjoy them on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at Univeristy of South Carolina Beaufort's Center for the Arts in Beaufort. The event is held nationwide every year, and is meant to encourage children to find the joy in reading. This year's event featured free corn dogs and slushies, compliments of Sonic, photos with The Cat in the Hat and tables of free books for the children to take home with them to read.

Beaufort News

'Feels like yesterday', mother says as she remembers her slain son

Janice Steve sits with her daughter, Angel, in their Varnville, S.C., home, as they recall their slain son and brother Ver'mon Steve, after playing Mark Schultz's "A Different Kind of Christmas" on her smartphone. Ver'mon's remains were found on St. Helena Island. Although the cause and manner of his death have not yet been determined, Janice Steve believes her son was shot.

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What is your favorite Dr. Seuss book?

Attendees of the annual Read Across America in celebration of Dr. Seuss's birthday talk about their favorite Dr. Seuss books and why they enjoy them on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at Univeristy of South Carolina Beaufort's Center for the Arts in Beaufort. The event is held nationwide every year, and is meant to encourage children to find the joy in reading. This year's event featured free corn dogs and slushies, compliments of Sonic, photos with The Cat in the Hat and tables of free books for the children to take home with them to read.
Delayna Earley dearley@islandpacket.com
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