In this video provided by the International Weightlifting Federation, 16 year-old Beaufort resident CJ Cummings set a new Youth World Record with a 185kg clean & jerk at the 2017 International Weightlifting Federation Youth World Championships in Bangkok, Thailand on Friday, April 7, 2017.
It was not a standard Monday morning at River Ridge Academy in Bluffton. At least not for a group of about 20 runners at the school, who were visited bright and early by Nicolas Cuestas. Who's that? One of the top long-distance runners in the world. Cuestas ran the marathon at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro last summer, and plans on doing the same for his native Uruguay in Tokyo in 2020. On Feb. 13, 2017, Cuestas was a guest of River Ridge track and field coach, Enrique Baez.
Some of the top paracyclists in Europe, set to compete in the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro this month, spent a couple weeks in Bluffton before heading to South America. The athletes' coach, Ralf Lindschulten, has connections in the Bluffton-Hilton Head area, and thought the Lowcountry would be a good locale for acclimating to the climate in Rio. One of the paracyclists, Rickard Nilsson of Stockholm, Sweden, who has cerebral palsy, showed us how his custom tricycle works.
Brazilian authorities allege that Ryan Lochte and three other Team USA swimmers vandalized a bathroom and got into a fight with a gas station employee the night they say they were robbed at gunpoint. Brazilian authorities say they tried to cover up the fight with the robbery story.
Heidi Todd was taken from her Johns Island, S.C., home Tuesday morning, police say. Here's how her kidnapping unfolded — and how her suspected kidnapper, Thomas Lawton Evans Jr., ended up 600 miles away in Madison County, Mississippi.
The Beaufort School Board met on Friday afternoon on Hilton Head to discuss the FOIA requests to release the federal subpoenas regarding May River High School and River Ridge Academy. The meeting was very short, and these two board members answer as to why.
Beaufort County Schools superintendent Jeff Moss answers questions on Feb. 3, 2018 about the federal government subpoena it received regarding the building of Bluffton's May River High School and River Ridge Academy and if the district planned to inform the public.
There are many numbers and dates on the foods, drugs, cosmetics, and other products we use every day. Some help manufacturers track inventory, while others help retailers ensure quality. But when unsafe products must be removed from the market, these numbers and dates can also help identify them quickly.
This animation, current as of Feb, 10, 2018, shows the number of flu cases per 100,000 people in South Carolina. S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control reports that the state is in its eighth week of the flu being reported as 'widespread.'
Four-year-old Heidi Todd was found in Alabama late Wednesday night. She went missing from her Johns Island home on Tuesday. Police also arrested her suspected kidnapper, Thomas Lawton Evans of Charleston County.