Beaufort News

News brief: Sheriff’s Office investigating armed robbery in Burton

0 / April 10, 2014 8:18 am

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery that occurred last Friday, April 4 evening. Just after 6:30 p.m., deputies met with a 20-year-old male victim who advised that he’d been robbed at gunpoint by a group of […]

Crews to install new mooring field

0 / April 2, 2014 10:55 pm

Located in the Beaufort River, the field could open for boaters by end of April Beaufort’s new mooring field could be open later this month as crews from American Underwater Contractors were starting to install the first anchors this week […]

Three fires in three days keep firefighters busy

0 / April 2, 2014 10:54 pm

Three fires in three days kept Beaufort-Port Royal firefighters busy last week, but prompt actions helped minimize damage and avoid injuries to residents or responders, fire officials said today. “Damage was minimized because of early notification, quick fire department response […]

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0 / April 2, 2014 10:53 pm

Hospital CFO Jeff White to talk to LIBPA  Mr. Jeff White, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the Beaufort Memorial Hospital, will be the guest speaker for the Tuesday, April 8 meeting of the Lady’s Island Business and […]

Beaufort hosts presentation on open meetings, FOIA laws

0 / March 30, 2014 2:12 pm

Members of Beaufort’s various boards, committees and commissions learned the ins and outs of South Carolina’s open meetings law and the Freedom of Information Act during a presentation last Wednesday, March 19 at City Hall. Bill Taylor, field services manager […]

Firefighters contain blaze on St. Helena

0 / March 27, 2014 9:31 am

The Lady’s Island-St. Helena Fire District was called to the report of a residential fire in the Warsaw Island Road neighborhood of St. Helena Island on Sunday, March 23 just after 11:30 p.m. First arriving fire personnel found a large […]

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0 / March 27, 2014 9:30 am

Suspect arrested after shooting at club The 18-year-old St. Helena Island man wanted in connection with a recent shooting incident at a Beaufort club has been arrested. Jaquan Lamont Chaplin, wanted on one count of second degree Assault & Battery […]

Downtown streetlight upgrades slowed

0 / March 20, 2014 9:54 am

As of March 14, the removal of old streetlights in downtown Beaufort has been slowed by recent rains and unmarked underground utilities, including high voltage lines and undocumented stormwater drains. Some parking spaces on the river side of Bay Street […]

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0 / March 20, 2014 9:53 am

Beaufort County holds April Air Day events  In April, Beaufort County will be hosting two unique events to raise awareness of aviation in our community and its critical role in local businesses and economic development. Saturday, April 5, 2014 from […]

Shelter receives 4,000 pounds of food

Shelter receives 4,000 pounds of food

0 / March 13, 2014 9:06 am

Tuesday, March 4, the Beaufort County Animal Shelter received 4,000 pounds of cat and dog food after winning a competition on Facebook. “We are very grateful for this amount of food, but we also know how much other shelters need […]