Hurricane

Hurricane

Three weeks out from Heritage, will Harbour Town be ready for the big boats?

Of the 100 docks and boat slips damaged by Hurricane Matthew, 13 have been repaired so far.

Beaufort News

One of Hunting Island’s last cabins will remain ... for now

The owners of a Hunting Island cabin who rent the lot it sits on from S.C. Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, are fighting the state to allow them keep the building intact. The agency, which oversees the island, has determined the owners’ long-term lease with the state is no longer valid and that the cabin must be removed due to erosion and damage caused by the hurricane. A judge recently issued an temporary order allowing the cabin to remain standing.

Hurricane

Crunch time: final boat at Palmetto Bay prepped for demo

The final boat marooned near Palmetto Bay Marina on Hilton Head Island was pulled from the water March 20, 2017. Pegasus was tentatively scheduled for demolition the next day. A crew from AshBritt Environmental, out of Deerfield Beach, Fla., which did the hauling, will also do the crunching.

Beaufort News

Sunken boat at Eddings Point Boat Landing one of dozens to be plucked from water

A half-sunken shrimp boat partially blocking access to Jenkins Creek from the Eddings Point Boat Landing in St. Helena Island is one of dozens to soon be removed from Beaufort County waterways. The county is poised to embark on its long-delayed marine debris removal effort, which was stalled over a dispute with the state regarding who is responsible for getting rid of items such as sunken boats and battered docks.

Videos

5 months after Hurricane Matthew, Harbour Town Yacht Basin has 'come along way'

Almost six months after Hurricane Matthew tore through Hilton Head Island, Harbour Town Yacht Basin is “coming along, but not there yet,” according to harbour master Nancy Cappelmann.
5 months after Hurricane Matthew, Harbour Town Yacht Basin has 'come along way' 1:14

5 months after Hurricane Matthew, Harbour Town Yacht Basin has 'come along way'

Crunch time: final boat at Palmetto Bay prepped for demo 0:41

Crunch time: final boat at Palmetto Bay prepped for demo

Things you take for granted are the ones you miss the most 0:44

Things you take for granted are the ones you miss the most

His house flooded during Hurricane Matthew and he has thoughts on avoiding a repeat 1:15

His house flooded during Hurricane Matthew and he has thoughts on avoiding a repeat