A life-size replica of Coast Guard Buoy No. 8, which was ripped from its mooring and washed ashore on the beach of Hilton Head Island by Tropical Storm Irma has been created to grace the outboor bar area of Skull Creek Dockside restaurant. Here, it is tipped into place on Friday on the banks of Skull Creek.
A Puerto Rican family of five has reunited and relocated on Hilton Head Island after their home was destroyed by Hurricane Maria. Here’s what it looked like after the hurricane ripped through the area.
Ophelia has become the 10th consecutive storm to grow to hurricane strength in the Atlantic Ocean, tying a record set in the late 1800s. It poses no threat to the United States but it's moving towards Ireland.
Ophelia could become the 10th consecutive storm to grow to hurricane strength in the Atlantic Ocean this season, tying a record set in the late 1800s. Earlier this year NOAA predicted more hurricanes than usual this season. The National Hurricane Center expects Ophelia to reach hurricane strength by Thursday.
Art Smith, owner of American Pride Waste Solutions, who has been contracted by the U.S. Coast Guard to remove the buoy from the beach and get it to Charleston, talks about what went wrong with the buoy removal on Monday morning.
The Henry Robinson Boardwalk at The Sands boat landing in Port Royal is being rebuilt after damage from Tropical Storm Irma in September 2017. Here is the progress as a crew worked to rebuild the structure on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.
Beaufort-Port Royal Fire Department firefighter Rickey Reinhardt shows you a homemade sand bag scooper you can make out of a piece of six-inch sewer pipe of the sort you can buy at a home improvement or hardware store.
Nearly a year after Hurricane Matthew struck Beaufort County, most of the damage left by the storm has been cleaned up. To illustrate, here's what several Lowcountry locations looked like right after the storm, and today.
During a hurricane briefing in Puerto Rico on Tuesday, President Donald Trump decided to make a joke about the cost of hurricane recovery and it didn't go over well: "I hate to tell you Puerto Rico, but you have thrown our budget a little out of whack."
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.
The Houston Police Department released surveillance video Tuesday of multiple suspects looting a beauty supply store during Hurricane Harvey. The burglaries occurred on August 29, 2017, according to Houston police. The first group drove a gray Chevrolet Tahoe up the flooded streets to the Supreme Beauty Supply store located on Lockwood in Houston. They used a crowbar to pry open the front doors, then broke in and began stealing merchandise. Several other groups walked in and helped themselves to the store later that night, including two men who pulled up to the store in a stolen boat. Police are still trying to identify most of the suspects.
The crew of a US Customs and Border helicopter provided medical aid to three people who signaled for assistance by painting the word “help” on the roof of their home in Puerto Rico on September 24. The crew landed the Black Hawk helicopter on a mountain top and then trekked down a road that had been swept away by the landslide to reach the home. The video shows an aerial view of the roof with “HELP” painted on it, and crew stepping over fallen trees and underbrush before arriving and tending to the family.
Hurricane Maria left 3.4 million Americans without power, cell service and in dire need of supplies. Almost a week after it made landfall, President Trump defends the federal government's efforts to aid Puerto Rico's recovery and announces he'll visit the island next Tuesday. Meanwhile, locals are doing the heavy lifting.