Jessica Bonilla Garcia is a Dreamer. She was born in Mexico, attended Hilton Head Island High School, graduated from Columbia College in Columbia, South Carolina, lives in Bluffton and is employed as a graphic designer and holds a DACA visa. In an interview on Thursday, she said she hopes that Congress and President Trump can agree on a way to allow her to say in the country and become a citizen.
Selena Nelson was fired from the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office after she failed a polygraph test about an incident that occurred in a local business where she allegedly used profanity and raised her voice at the store clerk while in uniform. Prior to the polygraph, she debates with the examiner whether or not she ever said the word in question.
The Town of Hilton Head is about to improve the intersection where Office Park Road, Pope Avenue and New Orleans Road all meet. The work should last from February to June. Here's what the improvements will be and how the town hopes to minimize disruption at this busy intersection.
During Tuesday's Hilton Head Town Council meeting -- in which the council discussed selling the public Cordillo Tennis Courts to the Cordillo Courts condominium complex – a student of Neighborhood Outreach Connection got up to ask the council to keep the courts as a public park.
The Hilton Head Town Council quickly gave up on the idea of imposing a parking fee at the Coligny Beach Parking Area for 2018, but the proposal, made earlier this week at the town's annual workshop, has engendered a great deal of discussion among islanders -- including these people we interviewed in the Coligny Plaza area on Friday.
Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore has been accused of having sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl 40 years ago. During a press conference on Nov. 11, Moore denied allegations. “I have no been guilty of sexual misconduct with anyone,” Moore said.
Johnnie Langendorff of Texas described how he helped chase down the suspect after the shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas on Nov. 5, 2017. He says once Devin Kelley drove into a ditch he didn't put up a fight.
S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster signed a moped bill into law in May 2017. While the law won't go into effect until late 2018 due to backlog because of the Real-IDs, moped drivers should start brushing up on the new restrictions now.