The Beaufort Water Festival will resume Tuesday with plans for an opening ceremony rescheduled because of rain. The event is free, no tickets required, and could include a performance by Parris Island Marine Band and fireworks.
Former school educator and superintendent John Eddy filed for the District 8, Hilton Head Island seat on the Beaufort County, South Carolina Board of Education November 6, 2018 election. Eddy will face Hilton Head Plantation manager Peter Kristian.
A man reported missing out of Flager County, Florida was found safe at a Parker’s fueling station on St. Helena island, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office report. The man was confused and lost, police say
Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in Beaufort is the greatest legacy of former mayor, civic and business leader who died Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Beaufort Memorial Hospital, but his life was not always easy.
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.
A Burton woman woke up Saturday morning to find a bullet hole through her trailer and television, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office police report. No one was injured when the bullet traveled through the trailer.
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.