Toni and Gary Woods lost their two sons, Gregory and Matthew, in a car accident 30 years ago. Though their feelings of loss are still strong — and it may seem awkward to bring up the subject — they say they welcome talking with friends about their sons.
State and local officials were conducting the annual hurricane lane reversal drill on U.S. 278 and U.S. 21 on Wednesday morning. No actual lanes were reversed, but a large number of Department of Transportation trucks were stationed along the roads.
Engineered Materials Arresting System (EMAS) is a crushable material used to stop runaway airplanes. The system is in use at 67 U.S. airports including South Carolina's Greenville Downtown Airport, where it stopped a jet from crashing in July 2006. Here's how it works.
Do you drive a golf cart on the street in the Lowcountry? You could be breaking some South Carolina state laws and not even know it. Take a look at this quick video and make sure you're cruising legally.
A car left eastbound U.S. 278 around 10 a.m. Tuesday and landed in Mackays Creek marsh near the foot of the Hilton Head Island bridge. A Beaufort County Sheriff Deputy believed the car went airborne as there were no track marks left in the marsh grass. The driver, who did not want to be identified or go on video, was uninjured but shaken and was disappointed that she received a ticket from the SC Highway Patrol, who was handling the one-car accident.
A car drove into the marsh edging Mackays Creek near the Hilton Head Island bridge Tuesday morning. In this series of images captured from the Beaufort County traffic camera mounted on the Bluffton Flyover, you can see tow truck operators wade out to the car, connect a cable, winch the car back to the highway and load it onto a flatbed wrecker. The entire sequence took about an hour in real time.
A car left eastbound U.S. 278 around 10 a.m. Tuesday and landed in Bluffton marsh near the Hilton Head Island bridge. According to Bluffton Township Fire District spokesman Capt. Randy Hunter, no one was injured in the accident seriously enough to require hospitalization.
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.