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The Sentinel
Sentinel police log for Oct. 16was driving a 2006 Hyundai Sonata when he struck the rear of a 2006 Chrysler PT
The Sentinel / Posted yesterday
was driving a 2006 Hyundai Sonata when he struck the rear of a 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser, driven by Danica S. Landis, 48, of Port Royal, Pennsylvania, who had just started to speed up again after slowing for merging traffic. Landis suffered minor... Read more
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Island Packet
5 people injured in Beaufort, Port Royal crashes hours apartaccident between a pickup truck and an SUV around 7:30 p.m. at Parris Island Ga
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
accident between a pickup truck and an SUV around 7:30 p.m. at Parris Island Gateway and Broad River Drive in the Town of Port Royal injured three of the seven people inside the vehicles, according to the release. They sustained what appeared to... Read more
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Island Packet
A car called it quits and caught fire in the middle of a Beaufort roadwaywas temporarily shutdown after a car caught fire in the roadway around 3:45 p.m
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
was temporarily shutdown after a car caught fire in the roadway around 3:45 p.m. on Saturday, according to Beaufort-Port Royal Fire Department. The car shut off while the driver was heading down Ribaut Road, Fire Chief Reece Bertholf said... Read more
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Island Packet
Bicyclists on charity ride from ‘Canada to the Keys for Suicide Prevention’ stop in Beaufortorganization. On Saturday, they rode down from Charleston for an overnight sta
Island Packet / Posted 3 days ago
organization. On Saturday, they rode down from Charleston for an overnight stay as guests of at the Mason’s Lodge in Port Royal, before they depart in the morning for Hinesville, Ga. “We’ve got a dedicated group of riders,” said Curt... Read more
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Island Packet
Don’t want to go door-to-door this Halloween? 5 spots around Beaufort to take your kid trick-or-treatingof the Lowcountry will kick off its trick-or-treating at 6 p.m., and free kids
Island Packet / Posted 4 days ago
of the Lowcountry will kick off its trick-or-treating at 6 p.m., and free kids crafts will be available while supplies last.Port Royal Port Royal Trunk-or-Treat Where: Paris Avenue between 9th and 12th streets, downtown Port Royal When: Sunday,... Read more
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Island Packet
Friday the 13th, festivals galore, Lowcountry boils & more: Your Lowcountry weekend guidea.m. Where: Tours start at the Coastal Discovery Museum Cost: $25 The trolle
Island Packet / Posted 4 days ago
a.m. Where: Tours start at the Coastal Discovery Museum Cost: $25 The trolley tour takes attendees to the beaches of the Port Royal Sound, Fort Sherman, Fort Walker, Zion Cemetery, Leamington Lighthouse and more. Focused on the impact of the... Read more
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Island Packet
She posted a photo on Facebook of a snake that bit her. 'Is it poisonous???'never seen anything like this. Jonathan said the snake "was confused as he was"
Island Packet / Posted 7 days ago
never seen anything like this. Jonathan said the snake "was confused as he was" as it washed up in a wave on the beach in Port Royal Plantation on Aug. 1. Posted by Mandy Matneymmatney@islandpacket.com A copperhead snake in a tree at a Lowe’s... Read more
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Island Packet
When will the Hilton Head buoy be removed? ‘It won’t be today.’Head Island gained a temporary landmark after Tropical Storm Irma: a giant red
Island Packet / Posted 7 days ago
Head Island gained a temporary landmark after Tropical Storm Irma: a giant red buoy that previously guided ships into the Port Royal Sound. Visitors and residents alike have flocked to Coligny Beach to take photographs with the buoy. Here are some... Read more
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Island Packet
Irma caused $130,000 in damages to The Sands boardwalk. When will it reopen?A popular Port Royal destination could reopen by the end of the month. Work to
Island Packet / Posted 7 days ago
A popular Port Royal destination could reopen by the end of the month. Work to rebuild the boardwalk at The Sands could take about two more weeks, town manager Van Willis said. The wooden walkway along Battery Creek was damaged during Irma in... Read more
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Island Packet
Tides bring diverse sea life to Lowcountrybait. Instead, I filled a 5-gallon bucket with saltwater, attached an aerator a
Island Packet / Posted 10 days ago
bait. Instead, I filled a 5-gallon bucket with saltwater, attached an aerator and started collecting specimens for the Port Royal Foundation’s aquarium located at the Lemon Island bridge. I caught mangrove snapper — usually only found in... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
More details unveiled on Nations' criminal pasthis latest arrest but far from his first. KRDO spoke to an investigator who ar
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 11 days ago
his latest arrest but far from his first. KRDO spoke to an investigator who arrested Nations back in 2007 in the city of Port Royal, South Carolina near where he was stationed as a marine at Parris Island. He had prior convictions for public... Read more
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Island Packet
Beaufort County restaurants wonder if Tropical Storm Irma took their hungry customers with hertourists, it isn’t as heavily dependent on them as some places on the island.
Island Packet / Posted 11 days ago
tourists, it isn’t as heavily dependent on them as some places on the island. Zach Manley, owner of The Cracked Egg in Port Royal, said he saw roughly $12,000 in lost sales this past September. He said the loss comes not only from the... Read more
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Island Packet
Ahead of Tropical Storm Nate, Beaufort has some sand for youand Saturday to help with preparation for potential flooding in the face of Tro
Island Packet / Posted 12 days ago
and Saturday to help with preparation for potential flooding in the face of Tropical Storm Nate, according to a Beaufort-Port Royal Fire Department news release. “At our meeting last week, it was clear that some of our citizens wanted to try a... Read more
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Island Packet
Georgia woman suspected in June Port Royal armed robbery, kidnappingA 20-year-old Savannah woman was arrested in Port Royal on Monday in connection
Island Packet / Posted 12 days ago
A 20-year-old Savannah woman was arrested in Port Royal on Monday in connection with a June armed robbery, according to the Port Royal Police Department. Bra’Nautica Frazier faces charges of armed robbery and kidnapping, according to online Beaufort... Read more
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Island Packet
Want an apartment with a dog park and waterfront views? Developer targets Port Royal sitethe intersection of Savannah Highway and S.C. 170 in the Shell Point area. The
Island Packet / Posted 12 days ago
the intersection of Savannah Highway and S.C. 170 in the Shell Point area. The property on Miranda Circle is in the town of Port Royal and plans will go before the town’s design review panel Thursday. “Legends North of Broad” is adjacent to Parc at... Read more
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Island Packet
Breakfast joint plans second Beaufort County locationThe Cracked Egg in Port Royal only opened in April but is already a hotspot for
Island Packet / Posted 12 days ago
The Cracked Egg in Port Royal only opened in April but is already a hotspot for breakfast in the area. Now, a second location in Beaufort is in the works. Restaurant owner Zack Manley said he plans to open his second location on Boundary Street in... Read more
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Island Packet
Curious about that new building in front of the Buckwalter Publix in Bluffton?It will be the credit union’s first Bluffton location with other Beaufort Count
Island Packet / Posted 12 days ago
It will be the credit union’s first Bluffton location with other Beaufort County locations in Beaufort and Port Royal. A sign in front of the future location, currently being built, says the credit union will open in spring 2018. The bank also has... Read more
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Island Packet
Lowcountry parents: Not sure where to take the kids trick-or-treating? We’ve got you covered.event will include contests for best decorate trunk as well as a bounce house,
Island Packet / Posted 13 days ago
event will include contests for best decorate trunk as well as a bounce house, karaoke, games, food and more. Beaufort/Port Royal area: Downtown Trick-or-Treat (Beaufort) Where: Downtown Beaufort (including Bay Street, West Street, Scott... Read more
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Island Packet
Garage sales, early holiday decorations and other things you can’t do in Hilton Head’s gated neighborhoodsand hoop, swing set, slide or seesaw, trampoline, soccer goal set, horseshoe co
Island Packet / Posted 14 days ago
and hoop, swing set, slide or seesaw, trampoline, soccer goal set, horseshoe court and sandbox, according to the rules. Port Royal Plantation For those who enjoy diving head first into the deep end — literally or figuratively — you may have... Read more
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Island Packet
Port Royal residents won’t vote on these open seats. Here are your new representatives.Port Royal residents won’t vote for new town representatives in November. The
Island Packet / Posted 14 days ago
Port Royal residents won’t vote for new town representatives in November. The town and Beaufort County election officials announced this week there won’t be a Town Council election on Nov. 7. Only incumbents Mary Beth Gray-Heyward and Darryl Owens... Read more
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Island Packet
Want to honor Las Vegas victims? This service is planned in Port RoyalSt. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Port Royal is holding a special prayer service a
Island Packet / Posted 14 days ago
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Port Royal is holding a special prayer service at noon today to remember the victims of the Las Vegas shootings. The service will begin with ringing of the church bell followed by prayers for Las Vegas and the nation,... Read more
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The Sentinel
Helen Redmondwhile being comforted by her family on Thursday, September 28, 2017. Helen was
The Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
while being comforted by her family on Thursday, September 28, 2017. Helen was born on Wednesday, April 25, 1923 in Port Royal to the late Harvey J. Hertzler and Mabel M. (Kauffman) Hertzler. Helen was the widow of Earl W. Redmond, whom she... Read more
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Island Packet
After 30 years, Beaufort County finally has new flood maps. So how much will you pay for flood insurance?advised those property owners to seek flood insurance before the new maps kick
Island Packet / Posted 18 days ago
advised those property owners to seek flood insurance before the new maps kick in and rates increase. ▪ Along the Port Royal Sound, a line of Port Royal Plantation homes sits along a bluff, elevated higher than many other island... Read more
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Island Packet
NOAA: This Beaufort County man helped save SC oyster farmingin South Carolina with seed, the article says. Lady’s Island Oyster sells the
Island Packet / Posted 18 days ago
in South Carolina with seed, the article says. Lady’s Island Oyster sells the signature variety Single Lady Oysters at the Port Royal Farmers Market on Saturday mornings. Read more about Roberts and oyster farming in South Carolina at... Read more
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Island Packet
The Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance is only weeks away. Here’s what you can expect.Hilton Head Island Flights and Fancy Aeroport Gala will be from 7 to 10 p.m. at
Island Packet / Posted 18 days ago
Hilton Head Island Flights and Fancy Aeroport Gala will be from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Hilton Head Island Airport. The Port Royal Golf Club will be home for the Car Club Showcase on Saturday, Nov. 4, and the Concours D’Elegance on Sunday, Nov.... Read more
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Island Packet
Accident at Parris Island Gateway and Savannah HighwayTraffic cameras indicate there was an accident at Parris Island Gateway at Sava
Island Packet / Posted 18 days ago
Traffic cameras indicate there was an accident at Parris Island Gateway at Savannah Highway in Port Royal involving a pickup and a sedan just before 7 a.m. Friday. The southbound lanes of Parris Island Gateway are blocked, according to the Beaufort... Read more
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Island Packet
All aboard the Boo's Cruise! 11 awesome events in Hilton Head, Bluffton this October12 are free. Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance When:
Island Packet / Posted 18 days ago
12 are free. Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance When: Oct. 27 - Nov. 5, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Where: Port Royal Golf Club, Hilton Head The 501(c)(3) non-profit organization aims to entertain and educate while also supporting... Read more
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Island Packet
After articles question them, Bluffton police make basic information harder to get for everyoneavailable immediately at a reporter’s request. The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Of
Island Packet / Posted 19 days ago
available immediately at a reporter’s request. The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office, the Beaufort Police Department and the Port Royal Police Department all make their reports available as well. This week, however, Bluffton police will insist on a... Read more
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Island Packet
How bad did Tropical Storm Irma hit Hilton Head? Now we know.engineer for the town. Liggett said the amount of sand lost in Irma has not ye
Island Packet / Posted 19 days ago
engineer for the town. Liggett said the amount of sand lost in Irma has not yet been determined, though final data could be available sometime next week. He said surveys are taking place at Port Royal Plantation beaches on the island’s north... Read more
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Columbia Star
City Snippetsbased in Sunrise, Fla., is opening in the 8,750-square-foot former Rite Aid pha
Columbia Star / Posted 19 days ago
based in Sunrise, Fla., is opening in the 8,750-square-foot former Rite Aid pharmacy building at 818 Harden Street. Port Royal terminal finally sold Grey Ghost Properties is paying $9 million for the 317-acre former Port Royal marine... Read more
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Island Packet
Did Matthew and Irma flood your Beaufort property? This meeting is for youand city to create a task force and pay for a study to analyze the flooding pro
Island Packet / Posted 20 days ago
and city to create a task force and pay for a study to analyze the flooding problem in Mossy Oaks, Royal Oaks and areas of Port Royal north of Ribaut Road, Mayor Billy Keyserling said. State and local governments will look for the $3 million or... Read more
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Island Packet
Want a firefighter job? A Beaufort County department will receive big money to add someThe Beaufort-Port Royal Fire Department will hire new firefighters after being
Island Packet / Posted 21 days ago
The Beaufort-Port Royal Fire Department will hire new firefighters after being approved for a large federal grant. The department will add 15 new firefighting jobs in conjunction with a $1.5 million grant through a FEMA program aimed at adding... Read more
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Island Packet
Beaufort County to pave series of dirt roads. Is the one in front of your house on the list?Lane is set to be paved. ▪ In Sheldon, a portion of Albertha Fields Circle is
Island Packet / Posted 22 days ago
Lane is set to be paved. ▪ In Sheldon, a portion of Albertha Fields Circle is included in the paving project. ▪ In the Port Royal area, a segment of Butler Farm Road is set to be paved. ▪ On Lady’s Island, the county’s dirt road paving project... Read more
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Island Packet
Lady’s Island driver held at gunpoint before suspect takes over driving, crashessign in Burton early Thursday morning, according to Beaufort County Sheriff’s O
Island Packet / Posted 23 days ago
sign in Burton early Thursday morning, according to Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office. After playing pool with a friend in Port Royal, the man was going back to his friend’s house to play video games around 1 a.m., according to a Sheriff’s Office... Read more
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Island Packet
St. Helena Island woman said she had a gun pulled on her and was pushed out of a moving carsaid her friend and her cousin picked her up on Dulamo Road around 10:15 a.m. a
Island Packet / Posted 23 days ago
said her friend and her cousin picked her up on Dulamo Road around 10:15 a.m. and she gave her friend $10 to take her to Port Royal, according to the report. He allegedly said he wouldn’t, so she told him to return the money. The argument... Read more
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Island Packet
‘Rapidly spreading’ Burton fire costs man his homehome through brush and grass by the time the fire was extinguished. Firefighte
Island Packet / Posted 23 days ago
home through brush and grass by the time the fire was extinguished. Firefighters had the fire out in about 15 minutes, but remained on scene for over 4 hours, according to the release. Beaufort-Port Royal Fire Department also responded to the... Read more
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Island Packet
Bluffton residents could be on the hook for a $330k police overtime bill. Here’s why11 (Tuesday). Beaufort operated under emergency conditions from Oct. 5 (Wednes
Island Packet / Posted 25 days ago
11 (Tuesday). Beaufort operated under emergency conditions from Oct. 5 (Wednesday) until Oct. 10 (Monday). The town of Port Royal operated under emergency conditions for nearly as long as Bluffton, from Oct. 4 (Tuesday) to Oct. 11 (the next... Read more
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Island Packet
This illegal Port Royal dump site started after Matthew. It’s still growingOld tires litter another corner of the site. “Not only it looks bad, but it’s
Island Packet / Posted 25 days ago
Old tires litter another corner of the site. “Not only it looks bad, but it’s a little dangerous,” Strader said. Port Royal police are investigating the illegal dumping. The town doesn’t have the resources to clear the large debris on the... Read more
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Island Packet
Notice fire trucks streaming to the Port Royal port site? Here’s what happenedA small fire at a vacant building on Port Royal’s waterfront was extinguished q
Island Packet / Posted 25 days ago
A small fire at a vacant building on Port Royal’s waterfront was extinguished quickly Thursday evening. Firefighters arrived at the former Port Royal Cement Company building in the port of Port Royal at about 7:30 p.m. to find smoke coming from the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
South Carolina sells port land for $9 million after 13 yearsPORT ROYAL, S.C. (AP) - A port that South Carolina's governor ordered to be sol
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 26 days ago
PORT ROYAL, S.C. (AP) - A port that South Carolina's governor ordered to be sold 13 years ago may finally have a buyer. Attorney David Tedder said the private developer he represents signed paperwork Wednesday to buy 317 acres including the old port... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
South Carolina sells port land for $9 million after 13 yearsPORT ROYAL, S.C. (AP) - A port that South Carolina's governor ordered to be sol
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 26 days ago
PORT ROYAL, S.C. (AP) - A port that South Carolina's governor ordered to be sold 13 years ago may finally have a buyer. Attorney David Tedder said the private developer he represents signed paperwork Wednesday to buy 317 acres including the old port... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
South Carolina sells port land for $9 million after 13 yearsPORT ROYAL, S.C. (AP) - A port that South Carolina's governor ordered to be sol
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 26 days ago
PORT ROYAL, S.C. (AP) - A port that South Carolina's governor ordered to be sold 13 years ago may finally have a buyer. Attorney David Tedder said the private developer he represents signed paperwork Wednesday to buy 317 acres including the old port... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
South Carolina sells port land for $9 million after 13 yearsPORT ROYAL, S.C. (AP) - A port that South Carolina's governor ordered to be sol
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 26 days ago
PORT ROYAL, S.C. (AP) - A port that South Carolina's governor ordered to be sold 13 years ago may finally have a buyer. Attorney David Tedder said the private developer he represents signed paperwork Wednesday to buy 317 acres including the old port... Read more
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Island Packet
Haven’t seen Hilton Head’s massive new landmark in person? You still have a chance, for now.It’s been a week since Tropical Storm Irma washed a 13,000-poud buoy onto Hilto
Island Packet / Posted 27 days ago
It’s been a week since Tropical Storm Irma washed a 13,000-poud buoy onto Hilton Head’s Coligny Beach from the Port Royal Sound, making it the new photo opp for tourists and locals alike. But how long it will stay there remains unknown. The Island... Read more
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Island Packet
Done deal: Port of Port Royal finally soldFinally. The Port of Port Royal has sold to private developers for $9 million,
Island Packet / Posted 27 days ago
Finally. The Port of Port Royal has sold to private developers for $9 million, an attorney for the buyers said Wednesday. The sale comes 13 years after the little-used former South Carolina marine terminal was closed by then Gov. Mark Sanford and... Read more
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Island Packet
Everyone’s waiting on this huge Port Royal real estate deal. Here’s where it stands.Port Royal residents and visitors could eventually take a water taxi to Beaufor
Island Packet / Posted 28 days ago
Port Royal residents and visitors could eventually take a water taxi to Beaufort or Hilton Head, retire to a waterfront condo, sample a beer flight from a local microbrewery and plop their boat in the water without lifting a finger. That’s the... Read more
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The News & Observer
When can we know if ‘potentially catastrophic’ Hurricane Maria will reach Carolinas?never seen anything like this. Jonathan said the snake "was confused as he was"
The News & Observer / Posted 28 days ago
never seen anything like this. Jonathan said the snake "was confused as he was" as it washed up in a wave on the beach in Port Royal Plantation on Aug. 1. Posted by Mandy Matneymmatney@islandpacket.com Sign up today for a free 30 day free trial... Read more
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Island Packet
He wants to be Hilton Head’s mayor but doesn’t want to run the island. Here’s whyhandling the day-to-day operations.” McCann has served on Town Council since 2
Island Packet / Posted 29 days ago
handling the day-to-day operations.” McCann has served on Town Council since 2012, and represents Ward 6, which covers Port Royal Plantation, Palmetto Hall and parts of Hilton Head Plantation and the Folly Field area. McCann said he wants to... Read more
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The News & Observer
Here’s another thing to worry about in the ocean: This huge rattlesnakenot the first time a rattler has been spotted on Carolina shores. On Aug. 1, Jo
The News & Observer / Posted 29 days ago
not the first time a rattler has been spotted on Carolina shores. On Aug. 1, Jonathan and Lindsay Wiles were walking on Port Royal Plantation Beach in Hilton Head, S.C., when they spotted one. “Our morning rattle snake friend ... The rare... Read more
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Island Packet
Beaufort residents escape Sunday fire as flames ‘consumed home around them’in it. The fire was reported at a residence on Rodgers Drive around 7 p.m., ac
Island Packet / Posted 29 days ago
in it. The fire was reported at a residence on Rodgers Drive around 7 p.m., according to a City of Beaufort and Town of Port Royal Fire Department news release. Firefighters arrived to find the home heavily engulfed. “There was fire coming... Read more
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