Joe Houston and his nephew Scott Houston hunted a huge alligator near the South Carolina coast. They had to use a crossbow, harpoons and a gun to finish the hunt, which took an hour and 45 minutes, before they were able to get the alligator in the boat. Joe Houston is having the meat processed and having the head and other parts mounted.
Rev. Kenneth Hodges of Tabernacle Baptist Church in downtown Beaufort talks on Tuesday afternoon about receiving the letter of acceptance for Robert Smalls grave site to be a part of the National Parks Service National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program.
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham shares the advice that he gave President Donald Trump about his tweeting and the recent back and forth Tweeting the president has had with Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee. Graham, who was on Hilton Head Island on Wed., Oct. 11, 2017 for the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce 22nd Annual State of the Region Luncheon, gave a few minutes to the media prior to speaking.
The South Carolina National Guard is sending 150 engineer soldiers to Puerto Rico the first week of October. The soldiers are coming from the 122nd and 178th Engineer Battalions based out of Edgefield and Rock Hill.
John Perry was sentenced to life in prison in a York County courtroom Thursday, after he was found guilty on a charge of attempted murder. He is accused of shooting at Rock Hill Police Department officer Dalton Taylor. Perry and his lawyer claimed the gun went off as he tried to climb a fence and escape from police, and that he wasn't trying to kill anyone. Perry agreed to plead guilty near the end of the trial, in exchange for a 12-year sentence, but the jury came back with a guilty verdict before a judge could hear the plea deal and accept it.
Carey Tilley, executive director of the Culture & Heritage Museums of York County, talked Tuesday about his decision to cancel a Civil War-era event this year at Historic Brattonsville. Two longtime re-enactor participants from York County, Mike Short and Vernon Terry, said they were disappointed in the decision. Both said they have been participating in such events for years to share history and have not had any problems.