As the Beaufort County Football Club's Islanders — a new franchise of the Carolina League of Women's Premier Soccer — prepares Tuesday for its first game, program director Michael Townsend talks about the club. Soccer fans are invited to watch the team take on the lake Norman Eclipse in its first game 6 p.m. Saturday at Hilton Head Preparatory School.
Police officers and rescue workers inspect the wreckage of a chartered airplane Nov. 29, 2016, after it crashed in a mountainous area of Colombia while carrying Brazilian first division soccer club Chapecoense team.
How long can James Brighton juggle a soccer ball for? "I could do it all day," the 16-year-old phenom told us on Tuesday, July 5, 2016, after a practice with his Premier Development League team, Tormenta FC, in Statesboro, Ga. Brighton, who has a scholarship waiting for him at Clemson - should he not turn pro at 18, which is his goal - is the youngest player in the PDL, but you wouldn't know it by his play. He scored his first PDL goal on June 30, at West Virginia. After practice on Tuesday, Brighton agreed to show us some of those juggling skills, including a few tricks. (We thought juggling was the "trick," but we were wrong.)
There was a battle royal in the school gym as Cross Schools in Bluffton held its first Nerf competition on Sunday. Teams of kids and their parents went after each other in multiple three-minute battles with Nerf blasters firing soft foam balls and darts.
Raja Mukherjee, president of Vermont-based “Sojourn Bicycling & Active Vacations,” visited Savannah, Ga., Beaufort and Charleston and about four months later, developed the walking, biking and kayaking tour that hits some of the best tourist spots over the week for his businesses new tour for 2018.
As the International Space Station Program completed 10 years of continuous human presence, administrators and former crew members discussed its past, present and future in this video from 2010. The first residents, astronaut Bill Shepherd and cosmonauts Sergei Krikalev and Yuri Gidzenko came aboard the ISS on Nov. 2, 2000 on Expedition 1.
Family and friends erected this roadside memorial to Christine Barrett, 18, and have tended to it ever since she died in an Aug. 27, 2016 car crash along Bluffton Parkway. Now they have dressed it up for Christmas in honor of the young woman who loved the holidays.
Saturday was the second and last of the Beaufort County School District's weekend makeup days due to school cancellations caused by Hurricane Irma in September. Watch as students leave May River High School after classes were dismissed.
Beaufort County Sheriff's Officers found Rebecca Melton dead in the condo she shared with her boyfriend Nick Evangelista in September 2014. Evangelista had already made a run for it. He was arrested in Florida on October 1, 2014. Here's his confession to the murder.
Sea Pines Resort and River Dog Brewing have teamed up to create Lighthouse Blonde Ale. Previously only available on tap at the resort's restaurants, it is now available in red and white candy-striped cans featuring a picture of the Harbour Town Lighthouse. Here's where you can buy it.