After 2nd FOIA request from The Island Packet, the Beaufort County SC School District has released subpoenas from an FBI investigation related to the building of May River High and River Ridge Academy in Bluffton.
In August 2018, the Beaufort County Board of Education released subpoenas issued to school district employees by the U.S. Attorney in an FBI investigation related to 2 Bluffton schools built during Superintendent Jeff Moss’ tenure.
A newly released documentary shows a pastor at a Kentucky church being bitten in the ear and bleeding profusely while handling a rattlesnake. His father, Jamie Coots, died doing the same thing four years ago.
Fairfield Memorial Hospital soon will close its doors, another blow in an embattled county on an economic losing streak. it is part of a pattern across S.C. and the U.S. as rural hospitals close their doors.
Summerville, SC residents protest plans of a shelter for homeless women near their neighborhood. Residents are concerned the homeless women could be drug addicts, increase traffic or hurt their home values.
The University of South Carolina has a service dog named Indy, short for Indigo, who will participate in pet-a-puppy events aimed at reducing student anxiety and stress. After Indy returns from training, she’ll hold office hours.
Lexington County police arrested a man after receiving video of him allegedly beating a dog in front of his wife and child. Mark Anthony Rice of South Congaree is charged with animal cruelty. He could face 5 years in prison, police say.
A woman starved a dog left at her home by her ex-boyfriend for at least 30 days, sheriff’s investigators in Laurens County, SC, said. Elizabeth Lena James is in jail on a charge of ill treatment of an animal.
Tri-County Electric’s customers — including hundreds who had never attended a co-op meeting — came from six counties to St. Matthews Saturday morning to overthrow a part-time board that had paid itself more than three times the national average, including health insurance plans and expensive perks.