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Give USC Beaufort's Boulais credit for a sacrifice: Pitcher to donate bone marrow to young boy

It would have been natural if Jason Boulais didn't give a second thought to the day last October when someone from the Be The Match Registry swabbed...

Next month, USCB pitcher Jason Boulais will cut short his final season, and possibly his career, for something far more important: to donate bone marrow and possibly save a little boy's life. Josh Mitelman has the story.

Update: Sheriff's Office releases new details on Sun City shooting

Investigators have released few details in the shooting death of a man inside a Sun City Hilton Head home Monday morning.

Dairy Queen eyeing Hilton Head location

Dairy Queen could be moving on Hilton Head Island this year, with a new location near the Sea Pines Circle.

Front, side and rear views of a proposed Dairy Queen which would replace the Arby's on Hilton Head Island at 1018 William Hilton Parkway.

Weather: Morning clarity with an afternoon muddle

Good morning! Beaufort County weather will be mixed today, with early clear conditions giving way to clouds and possibly showers this afternoon, according to AccuWeather.

Beaufort County Sheriff's Office investigating report of possible child abuse

Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report that a 6-year-old may have been sexually assaulted.

Business

Beaufort on schedule for new city manager in May

With a public meet-and-greet planned Tuesday night for the three finalists for Beaufort city manager, the city is on track to have a new head administrator...

Beaufort city manager candidates Dianna Turner, Bill Prokop and David McCuen.

Dairy Queen eyeing Hilton Head location

Dairy Queen could be moving on Hilton Head Island this year, with a new location near the Sea Pines Circle.

Front, side and rear views of a proposed Dairy Queen which would replace the Arby's on Hilton Head Island at 1018 William Hilton Parkway.

Beaufort County retirees can't pay to keep health insurance plans

While some current and former Beaufort County employees may want to shell out more money to stay on their health insurance plans, they won't be allowed to, county officials say.

South Carolina highway commissioner targets environmental groups

In a lengthy diatribe against environmentalists last week, a state highway commissioner urged lawmakers to limit the ability of conservation groups...

Lower Gills Creek. South Carolina’s highway department and developers say environmental regulations are slowing down their ability to build roads and shopping centers.

Ferry operator Stena Line tests running ship on methanol

Swedish ferry operator Stena Line says it has converted one of its ships to enable it to run on methanol, testing the potential of the environmentally friendly fuel for the shipping industry.

Features

How To for March 30, 2015: Easter eggs at Shelter Cove park, oysters in Bluffton and jazz at USCB

How to ...

A day on the beach on Daufuskie Island.

Seahawks to perform 'Wedding Singer' at Hilton Head High

School: Hilton Head Island High School

Selena's dad: Mixed feelings about fans marking star's death

Twenty years after Selena's murder, the Latin world will remember "The Queen of Tejano" with concerts, lookalike contests, dances and a massive festival. But her father has mixed feelings about the celebrations.

Opinion

Letter: Arts Center of Coastal Carolina offers thanks for support

The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina wishes to thank supporters for assistance with our three-day residency program with the Martha Graham Dance Company. With grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Bargain Box, South Arts, the South ...

Letter: Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra thanks The Bargain Box Grants Committee

The Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra thanks The Bargain Box Grants Committee for its support of our efforts to provide music education and opportunities for the youth of our community. This support allows us to continue to offer musical lessons in ...

Letter: Foundation for Educational Excellence grateful for support

Thank you to all who supported The Foundation for Educational Excellence 2015 Jewels and Jeans. This fun event was certainly a "fund" event as we raised more than $38,000. That will allow the foundation to further its mission to support the goals...

Letter: Bluffton Self Help honored to receive grant

Bluffton Self Help is honored to be a recipient of a grant from Calhoun Station. This gift will impact the lives of our neighbors in need of short-term assistance with an emergency payment toward housing or utility expenses after the event of a family...

Letter: NOC thanks The Bargain Box

Neighborhood Outreach Connection, our board, staff and volunteers, together with the children we serve, wishes to thank The Bargain Box for its generous grant in support of our flagship education program. This grant allows us to provide ongoing computer...

South Carolina

Survey: It's good to be a doctor in SC

A new report examining factors that affect the professional lives of doctors has ranked South Carolina as the best place to be a medical practitioner...

Plan provides private-school choice for most SC students

More than 70 percent of South Carolina’s 700,000 public-school students would qualify for the state’s private school-choice program ...

South Carolina highway commissioner targets environmental groups

In a lengthy diatribe against environmentalists last week, a state highway commissioner urged lawmakers to limit the ability of conservation groups...

Lower Gills Creek. South Carolina’s highway department and developers say environmental regulations are slowing down their ability to build roads and shopping centers.

Horry County police investigate kidnapping attempt in Carolina Forest neighborhood

Horry County police are searching for a man in connection with two young boys being lured into a vehicle with candy on Sunday in a Carolina Forest...

Myrtle Beach area woman fights knife-wielding attacker with sword

A 31-year-old Myrtle Beach area woman told Horry County police she was stabbed in the back with a knife and fought off her attacker with a sword following...

Nation/World

Prosecution rests its case against Boston Marathon bomber

Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after jurors in his federal death penalty trial saw gruesome autopsy...

In this courtroom sketch, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, center seated, is depicted between defense attorneys while the boat in which he was captured in sits on a trailer for observation during his federal death penalty trial, Monday, March 16, 2015, in Boston. Tsarnaev is charged with conspiring with his brother to place two bombs near the Boston Marathon finish line in April 2013, killing three and injuring more than 260 people.

Bone marrow factsheet

Stats and information about the bone-marrow transplant process

Savannah native Flannery O'Connor honored in hometown

Dozens of people marched Sunday afternoon through Lafayette Square in Savannah in honor of the birthday of Savannah native and award-winning author Flannery O’Connor, according to Savannah Morning News.

US officials: 1 dead after car tries to ram Fort Meade gate

Officers opened fire after the men refused to stop at the National Security Agency gate at Fort Meade and then smashed into a police vehicle blocking...

Prosecutors: Co-pilot treated for suicidal tendencies

European investigators are focusing on the psychological state of a 27-year-old German co-pilot who prosecutors say deliberately flew a plane carrying...

In this Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009 photo Andreas Lubitz competes at the Airportrun in Hamburg, northern Germany. Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers, including having been excused by a doctor from work the day he crashed a passenger plane into a mountain, prosecutors said Friday, March 27, 2015.
Sports

Give USC Beaufort's Boulais credit for a sacrifice: Pitcher to donate bone marrow to young boy

It would have been natural if Jason Boulais didn't give a second thought to the day last October when someone from the Be The Match Registry swabbed...

Next month, USCB pitcher Jason Boulais will cut short his final season, and possibly his career, for something far more important: to donate bone marrow and possibly save a little boy's life. Josh Mitelman has the story.

Salter: This is the Final Four college basketball desperately needed

In March, even the seemingly invincible flash fatal flaws.

Wisconsin head coach Bo Ryan celebrates after cutting down the net after an 85-78 win against Arizona in the NCAA Tournament’s Elite 8 at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Saturday. Ryan is the only coach among the Final Four teams to have never won a Division I national championship.

McCombs: Collar, crew set bar high with inaugural Low Country Golf Hall of Fame event

During his time at the podium at Saturday night's induction ceremony for the inaugural class of the Low Country Golf Hall of Fame, Mike Harmon, the...

Low Country Golf Hall of Fame executive director Robert Collar, center, is photographed with inductees, from left, Kevin King, Jim Ferree, Mike Harmon and Tim Moss after the organization's Inaugural Induction Ceremony held on Saturday at the Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa. In addition, three people were inducted posthumously: Charles Fraser, Joseph Fraser and Charles Price.

How to get tickets to the women’s Final Four

University of South Carolina women's basketball fans who want to follow the team to the NCAA Final Four in Tampa April 5 and 7 have two ways to secure...

Former Hilton Head teacher Todd White wins Azalea Invitational

It had been 15 years since a non-junior or college golfer had won the Azalea Invitational at the Country Club of Charleston.

Todd White
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