Hunting Island State Park reopens on Friday for the first time since Hurricane Matthew made landfall in October. The reopening was set for Memorial Day weekend, but severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall tore through the Lowcountry, causing another week's delay. Here's what you'll see as you make your way into the state park, and what the view looks like from the top of the lighthouse.
The park service has been increasing its law enforcement presence in local parks to prevent pilfering, theft, and vandalism, said Acting Park Superintendent Laura Segars, in the release. She said people sometimes steal bricks from Fort Sumter, which is a federal crime.
Alan Jackson, a catch and release fly fishing instructor and guide from Hilton Head Island, was giving fly fishing casting clinics to attendees of the Port Royal Sound Foundation Maritime Center's Boat and Fishing Show on April, 2, 2017. Here, he talks about the joys of salt water fly fishing.
The Annual Greater Hardeeville Chamber of Commerce Bass Tournament was held this weekend (March 25-26) at Millstone Landing on the Savannah River. The winners ended up catching over 40 lbs of bass this weekend, and the largest catch weighed in at almost 8 lbs. The winning team received a $1200 prize.