A trio of confused bicyclists tries to find the way to the beach in Carolyn Austin's driveway at the end of Avocet Road on Hilton Head Island's North Forest Beach on Sept. 15, 2014. Public beach access there has been blocked during a 10-year fight by a Austin to keep it closed as a private courtyard.
A trio of confused bicyclists tries to find the way to the beach in Carolyn Austin's driveway at the end of Avocet Road on Hilton Head Island's North Forest Beach on Sept. 15, 2014. Public beach access there has been blocked during a 10-year fight by a Austin to keep it closed as a private courtyard. Jay Karr
A trio of confused bicyclists tries to find the way to the beach in Carolyn Austin's driveway at the end of Avocet Road on Hilton Head Island's North Forest Beach on Sept. 15, 2014. Public beach access there has been blocked during a 10-year fight by a Austin to keep it closed as a private courtyard. Jay Karr

Hilton Head woman must allow beach access or pay fine

September 16, 2014 06:43 PM