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.
Hilton Head Island gained a temporary landmark after Tropical Storm Irma: a giant red buoy that previously guided ships into the Port Royal Sound. Visitors and residents alike have flocked to Coligny Beach to take photographs with the buoy. Here are some of the best reader photos.