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Hilton Head comedy, magic club to open spot in Palmetto Dunes

Owners will make some minor, indoor renovations and hope to have the new location open in April.

A map from Hilton Head Comedy Magic Caberet shows its new location inside Palmetto Dunes.

Photos: Construction at new Shelter Cove Towne Centre park

Construction workers Monday added finishing touches to a sign at the new Shelter Cove Community Park at Shelter Cove Towne Centre.

<span>An alligator sculpture is displayed at Shelter Cove Community Park along with many other animal sculptures and playground equipment at the Shelter Cove Towne Centre on January 26, 2015. The park is still under construction and has not opened to the public.</span>

Bluffton artist Pierce Giltner closes outdoor gallery in Old Town

Bluffton artist Pierce Giltner has closed his outdoor gallery next to The Store in Old Town.

Bluffton artist Pierce Giltner removes art from his "Gallery Without Walls" in Bluffton in this file photo from 2011.

VIDEO + PHOTOS: Bluffton's first microbrew unloads equipment

Southern Barrel Brewing Co. has received several pieces of its brewing equipment at its 12,500 square-foot flagship headquarters in Buckwalter Place...

Bluffton's first microbrewery opens this spring at Buckwalter Place. The Southern Barrel Brewing Company, started by part-time Hilton Head resident Stewart Taylor, is big -- 12,500-square-feet. On Jan. 26, 2015, the brewery's equipment began rolling in. Josh Mitelman spoke with brewmaster Walter Trifari while it was happening.

Ed Dupuis, 'patriarch' of May River Theatre, dies

Ed Dupuis, the cofounder of the May River Theatre Co. in Bluffton, died Monday.

Edward B. Dupuis
Business

Photos: Construction at new Shelter Cove Towne Centre park

Construction workers Monday added finishing touches to a sign at the new Shelter Cove Community Park at Shelter Cove Towne Centre.

<span>An alligator sculpture is displayed at Shelter Cove Community Park along with many other animal sculptures and playground equipment at the Shelter Cove Towne Centre on January 26, 2015. The park is still under construction and has not opened to the public.</span>

Hilton Head comedy, magic club to open spot in Palmetto Dunes

Owners will make some minor, indoor renovations and hope to have the new location open in April.

A map from Hilton Head Comedy Magic Caberet shows its new location inside Palmetto Dunes.

Federal suit filed against company suing Beaufort for $1 million

A Charleston company suing Beaufort for $1 million for work done on the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park is facing a criminal investigation and ...

Bluffton artist Pierce Giltner closes outdoor gallery in Old Town

Bluffton artist Pierce Giltner has closed his outdoor gallery next to The Store in Old Town.

Bluffton artist Pierce Giltner removes art from his "Gallery Without Walls" in Bluffton in this file photo from 2011.

Hilton Head club's tech director promoted to national office

Abi Fidler, who has worked with the Hilton Head Island Boys & Girls Club since 2008, most recently as its technology director, will join the Boys & Girls Clubs of America working on computer science programs.

Features

Professional Opinion: Is juicing bad for my teeth?

Dr. Stephen Durham of Durham Dental in Beaufort discusses the effects of juicing on your teeth.

Dr. Stephen Durham of Durham Dental in Beaufort

Obama: US must balance human rights, security with Saudis

President Barack Obama says the U.S. must balance its advocacy for human rights in Saudi Arabia with the need to cooperate with Saudi Arabia on counterterrorism...

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. Obama's speech closed a three-day visit to celebrate India's Republic Day, the anniversary of India's democratic constitution taking force in 1950.

Federal government failing to protect children, report says

The federal government's failure to enforce the nation's child protection laws is a "national disgrace" that leaves abused children vulnerable to future harm, according to a three-year study by two child advocacy groups.

As storm rushes in, airlines cancel while salt sellers gain

Businesses large and small are feeling the effects of a huge snowstorm sweeping into the Northeast Monday. For some, wintry weather is derailing activity...

A crewmember de-ices a Frontier Airlines plane at LaGuardia Airport in New York, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. More than 5,000 flights in and out of East Coast airports have been canceled as a major snowstorm packing up to three feet of snow barrels down on the region.

Super Bowl bad guys don't take long to circle the wagons

Those bad guys from New England finally made it out West, and it didn't take long for them to begin circling the wagons.

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick answers a question during a news conference Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Chandler, Ariz. The Patriots play the Seattle Seahawks in NFL football Super Bowl XLIX Sunday, Feb. 1, in Phoenix.
Opinion

Rants & Raves: Traffic and deflated footballs

On the construction work:

Port Royal acts to protect island

Kudos to Port Royal Town Council for its refusal Jan. 14 to grant a request for a five-fold increase in development on an small, 8-acre island in the marshes of the Broad River. Council followed the recommendation of the Metropolitan Planning...

Think of needs of nation collectively

In response to the author who suggested that people should think of themselves when casting a vote, I say, "Really?"

A few thoughts on American life

I find it interesting that our legislators find it easy to support teaching children in school how to safely use a gun but balk at teaching them how to safely engage in one of nature's most basic and natural acts -- sex. I think young people would...

Poor sportsmanship shown by OSU coach

With Ohio State leading 35-to-20, and less than a minute to play inside the Oregon five-yard line, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer should have called "a knee."

South Carolina

Koala Joey at Riverbanks Zoo

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden's new 'joey' koala hangs out with his mother, Lottie, Monday, January 26, 2015.

There’s a Lottie koala breeding going on at Riverbanks Zoo

Lottie is a superstar in captive koala breeding circles: The koala at Riverbanks Zoo gave birth to an unnamed male late last year, her ninth joey ...

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden's new koala joey hangs out with his mother, Lottie, Monday, Jan. 26, 2014.

Column: Friendship Nine changed the world, but they say change took the courage of hundreds

On Wednesday, 16th Circuit Solicitor Kevin Brackett and Circuit Court Judge John C. Hayes III – nephew of the judge who in 1961 sentenced the...

A 2011 Friendship Nine documentary produced by The Herald in celebration of the 50th anniversary of "Jail, No Bail."

From the Rock Hill Herald: Friendship Nine mini-documentary

A 2011 Friendship Nine documentary produced by The Herald in celebration of the 50th anniversary of "Jail, No Bail."

A 2011 Friendship Nine documentary produced by The Herald in celebration of the 50th anniversary of "Jail, No Bail."

New Florence judge has criminal past

The Florence City Council voted unanimously in December to give a local black lawyer a chance, despite his criminal past, to become a municipal judge...

Nation/World

Northeast prepares for up to 2 feet of snow

Nor'easter threatens Northeast with up to 2 feet of snow. The Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor of more than 35 million people began shutting down Monday...

Workers attach snow plows to trucks at a New Jersey Dept. of Transportation maintenance yard, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Newark, N.J. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie declared a state of emergency saying NJ Transit will shut down late Monday as a winter storm threatens to dump as much as two feet of snow over parts of the state.

Millions hunker down as Northeast storm totals downgraded

Tens of millions of people along the East Coast hunkered down for a storm that for most failed to live up to predictions that it would be one of ...

Pedestrians make their way through snow in New York, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. More than 35 million people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in with the potential of 1 to 3 feet of snow that could paralyze the Northeast for days.

Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour Day 1

(L-R) NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Matt Kenseth and Carl Edwards joke with one another during the Joe Gibbs Racing interview session with media on Monday, January 26, 2015 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour in Charlotte, NC. The tour is being held at the Charlotte Convention Center.

Top Northeast snowfall events

Our visualization shows top snowfall events recorded by the National Weather Service in for Boston and New York City.

Large asteroid to make close approach to Earth

An asteroid a third of a mile in diameter will pass by Earth today within 745,000 miles, but NASA officials say there will be no danger to the planet...

Diagram depicts orbit (in blue) of asteroid 2004 BL86 as it approaches Earth.
Sports

Is NFL trying to brush aside new College Football Playoff?

Sports Business Journal reports the league and ESPN may be in favor of moving next year's playoff dates.

A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiance to an NFL employee five months ago, while NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and league executives have insisted they didn't see the violent images until they were published this week.

5 takeaways from Whale Branch's victory at Battery Creek

What did we learn from the best basketball game of the season? Whale Branch is better than we thought, Devontae Wilson is LeBron James and Battery Creek needs Eric Freeman.

Williams sisters advance to quarterfinals at Australian Open

The Williams sisters are back in the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam, and neither one is there just to watch.

Kei Nishikori of Japan celebrates after winning over David Ferrer of Spain in their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015.

Legend Krzyzewski hits 1,000 wins as Duke shows some fight

Iconic Blue Devils coach becomes the first Division I coach to reach the milestone in win over St. John's.

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski celebrates with his players after his 1,000th career win in an NCAA college basketball game against St. John's at Madison Square Garden in New York, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Krzyzewski became the first men's coach in Division I history with 1,000 wins.

Thinking back: Smith’s shot joins Clemson last-second heroics

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