Beaufort County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a call of shots fired at Bluffton's Estates at Westbury Apartments Monday morning. No gunshot injuries have been reported and the incident is believed to have begun as a domestic dispute.
The Beaufort County School District says Bluffton's growth will soon cause overcrowding at two of it's newest elementary schools. These neighborhoods – Cypress Ridge, Heritage at New Riverside and Lawton Station – fall into Pritchardville Elementary's attendance zone.
In 1993, when developers of Sun City Hilton Head were looking to develop a key piece of property that straddled Beaufort and Jasper counties, the land was filled with pines, hardwood trees and dirt roads. If you were leaving Hilton Head Island, US 278 went only as far as SC 170. And then, just two years later, Sun City was in full bore to become the metropolis it is today. Watch through this video to see how more than 5,000 acres became what is known today as Sun City.
Beaufort County Library System had their ribbon cutting and an open house at the Bluffton Branch on Monday to showcase their Bookmobile. When the bookmobile is fully outfitted, it will have four iPad Pros in custom-made, pull out shelves – the second bookmobile in the nation to have this feature.
The Beaufort County Council voted overwhelmingly Monday night against a rezoning request that could have allowed a massive redevelopment project at the Hilton Head National Golf Club in greater Bluffton.