Trey Pringle died Feb. 20 after being shocked with a Taser three times by Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office deputies three days earlier. Nearly five months later, as an investigation into his death drags on, questions about how and why he died remain unanswered.
The 2018 Beaufort Water Festival schedule begins Friday, July 13, 2018 with fireworks and a Marine band performance in Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in Beaufort, SC. Downtown parking is available and events are planned through the weekend.
A man who is building a home in Seabrook, South Carolina, reported a suspicious vehicle crime to the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office. A thief tried to steal toilets from the home, but his truck got stuck in the mud, according to a Sheriff’s Office report.
Beaufort County, South Carolina school district board of education member David Striebinger, who represents parts of Lady’s Island, Beaufort and St. Helena Island, announced he will run for re-election in the November 6, 2018 election.
Emory Cooler, a 6-year-old from Okatie, South Carolina, won the title USA National Junior Princess at a pageant on Saturday, July 7, 2018, in Orlando, Florida. The first-grader competed against 29 other girls in her division for ages 4-6.
Barrier Yacht Sales, of Beaufort, came to work Friday to find someone had broke into their company’s rental space on Parker Drive. Nothing was stolen from the property but all of their laptops were glued shut, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office report.
A dispute between the city of Beaufort, SC and the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce over the Beaufort Shrimp Festival includes the prospect of a lawsuit and the possibility of multiple festivals, officials said on July 10, 2018.
Three schools in the Beaufort County, South Carolina School District will have new principals for the 2018-2019 school year, including Hilton Head Middle, Bluffton Middle and Beaufort High, Superintendent Jeff Moss said at a board meeting.
A Beaufort lawmaker is still pushing for progress in a proposed $5-billion joint port project between Georgia and SC in Jasper County, SC. State Sen. Tom Davis wants an independent examination the SC Ports Authority's handling of the project.
A group of Daufuskie Island residents are taking action to stop an increase of traffic on their beach. They say there has been an uptick on of vehicles driving on the beach and that could hurt sea turtles.
Jasper County deputies arrested John Edward Newton of Savannah Tuesday and charged him with assaulting a police officer and several drug charges. Jamie Brinas, also of Savannah, was also arrested and charged with drug charges.