South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is investigating a the possibility that a group of Beaufort teenagers abused a baby alligator by pour beer down its throat and smoke in its face after a video of the incident was posted on Snapchat.
Friends, co-workers and family members of Austin McLoud paddled out Friday to honor his memory at Shelter Cove Marina on Hilton Head Island. McLoud was killed in a car crash in early May 2017 and was interning for Outside Hilton Head, who organized the paddle out.
Dominique Williams' mother had a heartfelt plea for the local teens during the 2nd annual Walk for Dom on Saturday, May 20, 2017, on Hilton Head Island at Hilton Head Island High School. Williams was shot in July 2015 at Coligny Beach Park.
Family and friends of Dominique Williams, who was shot in July 2015 at Coligny Beach Park at the age of 17, gathered for the second annual Walk for Dom on Saturday, May 20, 2017, on Hilton Head Island at the Hilton Head Island High School track. William's aunt, LaSha Milton, explains the significance of the bubble ceremony after the walk.
Skipper Clay Emminger, with Beaufort Water Search & Rescue, offers one piece of equipment and one piece of advice that could potentially keep you alive while boating. One of these likely saved missing boater and Ridgeland SC resident Jason Smith when he ran out of fuel while out on the water on the evening of Thursday, May 18, 2017 and was rescued the following morning.
Lt. Michael Paul Thomas, S.C. Department of Natural Resources, is asking for good Samaritans and commercial fishermen to keep their eyes open for a missing boater around the Chechessee, Colleton and Broad rivers in Beaufort County. People are asked to call 911 or 1-800-922-5431 if they find or see the missing boater or his equipment.
Bluffton High School graduates and freshly minted Bluffton Township Fire District firefighters Tyler Griffin and Matthew Wallett, received their job offers from the district in a surprise announcement during last year's commencement. Prior to that, the two had been student members of the school's Fire Explorer Post. Here, they describe on May 17, 2017 what it was like to receive a job offer in the middle of a graduation ceremony.
Anderson Funeral Home part-owner Carla Smith said she has never seen anything like this at the cemetery before. Vandals have returned four nights in a row, digging up undeveloped cemetery plots by "spinning doughnuts" in the grass. She has had enough.