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Langley takes the lead with six under par

Americans top the list of leaders during the first round of the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing at Harbour Town Golf Links in Sea Pines on Hilton ...

Scott Langley acknowledges the fans after his birdie putt on No. 7 during the first round of the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing on Thursday at Harbour Town Golf Links in Sea Pines on Hilton Head Island S.C.

Davis' wind-insurance bill breezes through SC Senate

A bill designed to level the playing field for consumers shopping for the best wind-insurance rates passed the S.C. Senate on Wednesday.

Bluffton Police officers suspended in Tybee bar fight leave department

Two officers have left the Bluffton Police Department following an investigation into their involvement in a Tybee Island bar fight earlier this month...

Henry Criss

Missing Sun City man found in Georgia

A Bluffton man, missing since he left his Sun City home Wednesday, was found this morning, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff's Office advisory.

Confused, chaotic scene described on sinking ferry

There was chaos and confusion on the bridge of a sinking ferry, with the captain first trying to stabilize the listing vessel before ordering its evacuation...

AP10ThingsToSee - South Korean Coast Guard officers search for missing passengers aboard a sunken ferry in the waters off the southern coast near Jindo, South Korea on Thursday, April 17, 2014. An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew member said Thursday.
Business

DHEC plans community meeting about jellyfish processing operation

People interested in talking with state officials reviewing permits for a jellyfish processing operation will have an opportunity Tuesday night.

<p class="p1">The Millenarian Trading Company docks are shown April 11 on St. Helena Island.

Hilton Head charity that helps military families take vacations is hosting Gold Star moms next month

A Hilton Head Island charity that helps service members take vacations on Hilton Head Island will host 18 mothers next month who lost their only child...

Sue Peney with her son Jonathan at Army Ranger Training Graduation Day on April 29, 2010. Jonathan, a sergeant in the Army, was killed a little over a month later, on June 1, 2010, in Afghanistan.

Ports Authority, Port Royal continue talks about possible sale of port property to town

Although an update on the sale of the Port of Port Royal merited only a few minutes of a S.C. State Ports Authority meeting Wednesday, chairman Bill...

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Man accused of selling fake purses, clothes shot, robbed in Bluffton

A man deputies said was trying to sell counterfeit merchandise in a Bluffton parking lot was shot and robbed Wednesday afternoon, according to a Beaufort...

No arrest pending after fight outside Monday's County Council meeting

Beaufort police say they do not have enough evidence to make arrests following a brief scuffle outside Monday night's Beaufort County Council meeting...

Features

Of Montreal frontman imagines himself in Pharrell Williams' hat and the results aren't great

If there was an archetype for an indie rock star, Kevin Barnes would almost certainly need to be on the shortlist. He's got the look -- fine, jet black...

Members of Of Montreal

Month of Earth Day events begins Saturday

Although the official, national Earth Day is Tuesday, Beaufort County agencies and organizations are gearing up for events spanning almost a full month...

'Haunted House 2's' Marlon Wayans is seriously funny

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Marlon Wayans isn't trying to change the world. He just wants to change your mood.

'Transcendence' can't transcend sci-fi cliches

For years, the rumor about Johnny Depp was that he wouldn't take a role that required him to get a haircut. "Chocolat," "Pirates of the Caribbean," "Once Upon a Time in Mexico," "Sleepy Hollow" - mop-topped coincidences, or a career vanity?

Chelsea Clinton expecting 1st child

Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year.

FILE- In this Feb. 9, 2011 photo, Chelsea Clinton and her husband Marc Mezvinsky attend amfAR's annual New York Gala at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. Clinton announced that she is pregnant with the couple&#x2019;s first child on Thursday, April 17, 2014 while co-hosting a Clinton Foundation event with her mother, Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Opinion

Longtime pro-am player writes prescription to heal children killing children

A pediatrician appalled by the Columbine school shootings 15 years ago outlines five steps to community improvement in new book.

Dr. Bob Saul played in the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing pro-am event April 16, 2014, making it the 22 time he has participated in the event.

Medicare database provides important, but limited, information

This week's release by the federal government of a massive national database provides patients with more information than they have ever had about their doctors.

Judicial ruling disastrous for Americans

A federal judge made a serious error recently in throwing out an important case about whether the U.S. government can kill U.S. citizens abroad without due process.

The return of Michael Phelps to competitive swimming raises hopes � and misgivings

The following editorial appeared in the Baltimore Sun on Wednesday, April 16:

Formed to halt Soviet expansion, NATO useless in current crisis

In the small Baltic country of Estonia, the easternmost county, called Ida-Viru, has a population of 150,000. Of these 150,000, only 20 percent are ethnic Estonians, while upward of 70 percent are Russian.

South Carolina

Ports Authority, Port Royal continue talks about possible sale of port property to town

Although an update on the sale of the Port of Port Royal merited only a few minutes of a S.C. State Ports Authority meeting Wednesday, chairman Bill...

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SC economic advisers make no change in projections

State economic advisers said Thursday their tax collection projections for South Carolina are on target.

USC Upstate students protest state funding cuts

Attempts by state legislators to cut university funding over plays and books which they believe promote homosexuality are causing a backlash on South Carolina campuses.

Police ask for help identifying Lancaster 'serial flasher'

Police are seeking help in identifying a "serial flasher" who they say has plagued several Lancaster businesses over the past few months.

Police are asking for help identifying this man, accused of exposing himself at several Lancaster businesses.

Man avoids $525 fine for refill at SC hospital

A man who faced a $525 fine for refilling an 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital apparently will get off with a warning.

Nation/World

Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet

Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected — a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our ...

This artist's rendering provided by NASA on Thursday, April 17, 2014 shows an Earth-sized planet dubbed Kepler-186f orbiting a star 500 light-years from Earth. Astronomers say the planet may hold water on its surface and is the best candidate yet of a habitable planet in the ongoing search for an Earth twin.

Chelsea Clinton expecting first child this fall

For the Clintons, 2014 is the year of the baby.

FILE- In this Feb. 9, 2011 photo, Chelsea Clinton and her husband Marc Mezvinsky attend amfAR's annual New York Gala at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. Clinton announced that she is pregnant with the couple&#x2019;s first child on Thursday, April 17, 2014 while co-hosting a Clinton Foundation event with her mother, Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions _ for now

In a surprise accord, Ukraine and Russia agreed Thursday on tentative steps to halt violence and calm tensions along their shared border after more...

President Barack Obama arrives in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 17, 2014, where he spoke about health care overhaul and the situation in Ukraine.

Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning...

ALTERNATIVE CROP OF XLAT301 - FILE - This undated file photo of Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez is seen in an unknown location. Marquez died Thursday April 17, 2014 at his home in Mexico City. Garcia Marquez's magical realist novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and inequality.

Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants

Emphasizing skills training as key to a growing middle class, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced $600 million in competitive grants to spur...

President Barack Obama is introduced by Vice President Joe Biden as he arrives at the Community College of Allegheny County West Hills Center in Oakdale, Pa., Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The visit was to promote the administration's Opportunity for All program to train the work force for careers in fields with a growing demand.
Sports

Graeme McDowell returns to RBC Heritage as defending champ and with life in order

When Graeme McDowell tugged on a tartan jacket for the first time, it was with his fiancee nearby and his new restaurant's bar on speed dial.

Graeme McDowell poses with his tournament trophy, while wearing the winner's tartan jacket, on the green of No. 18 on Sunday afternoon after the final round of the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing at Harbour Town Golf Links at Sea Pines on Hilton Head Island, S.C.

Watson not at Harbour Town just to get in some rounds

Tom Watson settled in his seat in the face of bright lights at his Wednesday news conference and talked about past years at Harbour Town Golf Links.

Tom Watson, signs autographs after finishing the 18th hole during the Pro-Am during the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing on April 16, 2014.

RBC Heritage Tee Times, 1st Round and 2nd Round

Thursday and Friday tee times for the RBC Heritage presented by Boeing, at Harbour Town Golf Links, Hilton Head Island, S.C.:

Davis Love III returns to Harbour Town

Peyton Manning provided Davis Love III the confidence he needed to address a health issue plaguing him more than a decade.

Davis Love III celebrates his long birdie putt at No. 18 that put him in a playoff in the 2003 Heritage.

McCombs: Spieth has appearance of PGA Tour superstar

Jordan Spieth was a popular guy Wednesday at Harbour Town. And for good reason.

Jordan Spieth, reacts after sinking a putt during the Pro-Am at the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing on April 16, 2014.
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