Beaufort County

Woman injured when tree smashes into car

Firefighters say a woman was injured Monday morning when a tree fell onto her car.

Sheriff’s Office investigates shooting in Willows neighborhood of Bluffton

Christmas market opening in Bluffton

Burton Fire Department helping to send letters to Santa

  Summerville teen charged with murder of man found shot to death at Bluffton home

Beaufort County deputies, K-9 units searching for burglary suspects

Three Beaufort County murder suspects captured following chase in Georgia

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Two men charged with murder following shooting on St. Helena Island

Emergency crews searching for 2 boaters after finding overturned boat off Harbor Island

Remains of four unclaimed veterans from the Lowcountry to be interred on Friday

Beaufort deputies investigate fatal shooting inside home

  Deputies: Off-duty Beaufort Co. Sheriff’s Office corporal arrested for DUI

Deputies searching for suspects wanted for shooting at woman and her 2-year-old son on Lady’s Island

Deputies: One dead after shooting at Friday night party

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says a man was shot and killed at a party Friday night.

Deputies seek help identifying shoplifting suspects

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says they are attempting to identify three people in reference to a shoplifting incident.

  Rep.-Elect Mace: ‘I’m deeply humbled' by victory in U.S. House race

Rep.-Elect Nancy Mace said she had a dream, set goals, worked hard and achieved it, becoming the first Republican woman elected to Congress in the state of South Carolina.

  Cunningham concedes loss to Mace in U.S. House race

Rep. Joe Cunningham, who election results show lost his reelection bid for the First Congressional District Tuesday, will hold a news conference Friday morning.

Beaufort County renames airport

Beaufort leaders select interim chief to be new Beaufort Police Chief

  Mace celebrates projected U.S. House race victory

Deputies seek public’s help finding breaking and entering suspect

Cunningham says he will not concede election until every ballot counted

Deputies seek public’s help finding stolen car

  Beaufort Co. Board of Elections begins opening ballot envelopes

The Beaufort County Board of Voter Registration and Elections says they began opening absentee ballot envelopes at 7 a.m. Sunday.

Two injured, one possibly serious, in Beaufort Co. crash

The Burton Fire District says two people are injured after a two-vehicle crash in Beaufort County early Sunday morning.

BCSO still investigating death of Beaufort teen 1 year later

Investigation still on-going after 16-year-old Marcus Graves' body was found in marsh in Beaufort County in Nov. 2019.

Fiber optic line damage causes landline outage at sheriff’s office in Hilton Head

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says damage to a fiber optic line is causing telephone problems at their Hilton Head Island substation.

Deputies looking for motorcyclist who pointed gun, yelled racial slurs at family

According to the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office, it happened last Friday at 8 p.m. when a family traveling in a motor vehicle was pursued by three motorcyclists on Simmonsville Road in Bluffton.

Beaufort Co. seeing record number of early voters, many first time voters

Voters in South Carolina have been able to vote in-person absentee since October 5. Since then we’ve seen a record number of people coming out and many are doing so for the first time.

Firefighters: 1 injured in Monday night Burton crash

The Burton Fire District says a two-vehicle crash that blocked traffic for more than 45 minutes Monday night.

Beaufort woman wins lottery after stop at voting station

The South Carolina Education Lottery says a Lowcountry woman has won $2 million after she bought a ticket on her way home from voting.

Five injured following car crash in Beaufort County

According to Burton Fire District officials, first responders arrived on scene to a two vehicle collision with heavy damages to both vehicles; a passenger vehicle and a pickup truck.

Lowcountry locations participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

A variety of places in the Lowcountry participated in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday.

Beaufort Co. business owner arrested, license revoked for $252,000 tax debt

South Carolina Department of Revenue agents say they arrested a Beaufort County automobile repair shop owner for operating without a retail license.

Police searching for man who attacked, assaulted jogger in Beaufort Co. subdivision

Investigators with the Bluffton Police Department say they are searching for a man who attacked and sexually assaulted a jogger Tuesday night at the Cypress Ridge subdivision.

SLED: Armed man shot and killed during confrontation with security officer on Fripp Island

Investigators with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division say an armed man was shot and killed during a confrontation with a security officer on Fripp Island.

Fluffy caterpillar one of the most venomous in the United States

Don’t be fooled by appearances. A fluffy caterpillar is one of the most venomous caterpillars in the United States.

  Man surrenders to U.S. Marshals, deputies after standoff

Beaufort County deputies say a man who barricaded himself inside a Hilton Head Island apartment surrendered to authorities.

  Search ends for gunmen after shots blamed for 3-car crash

Beaufort County deputies and K-9s are searching for people who reportedly fired shots at a vehicle near the Broad River Bridge in Beaufort.

Deputies seek help finding stolen Polaris

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to find a stolen side-by-side Polaris vehicle.

Hilton Head council candidates discuss COVID-19, economic development

Three wards on Hilton Head Island Town Council are on the ballot this November.

  Lowcountry sisters compete on CBS’s ‘Amazing Race’

Two sisters from Beaufort County will make their debut on the 32nd edition of CBS’s “The Amazing Race” Wednesday.

Burton Fire District puts out 4th car fire of the month, warns of increase

The fire district says they are up from eight total vehicle fires the district responded to in 2019.

Deputies: Southbound lanes reopen after crash in Beaufort closes major thoroughfare

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says that the southbound lanes of Boundary Street have reopened after a crash.

Beaufort Co. restaurant owner arrested for operating business without license

The South Carolina Department of Revenue says SCDOR agents arrested a Beaufort County restaurant owner.

Troopers: Fatal crash in Beaufort County

South Carolina Highway Patrol says one person has died in a single vehicle crash in Beaufort County.

Beaufort deputies seek help finding stolen car

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says they are attempting to locate a vehicle stolen from the Moss Creek area.

2 pets potentially exposed to rabies by raccoon

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control confirmed a raccoon in Hilton Head tested positive for rabies forcing two pets into quarantine.

JV football team, band at two Beaufort Co. schools will quarantine after potential COVID-19 exposure

Several students at two Beaufort County schools are quarantining after potential exposure to COVID-19.

Scott, Graham respond to report Marine Corps is considering closing Parris Island

South Carolina’s two U.S. senators are responding to reports that the Marine Corps is considering a plan to close its two boot camp locations, including Parris Island in South Carolina.

  FIRST ALERT: Coastal flood warning, high rip current risk in effect Monday

Flooding prompted authorities in Charleston to close several downtown roads Monday afternoon.

Beaufort County coroner identifies four killed in car accident

The Beaufort County Coroner’s Office has identified the name of the four people that were killed in a car accident Saturday.

BCSO: Car accident in Port Royal closes Mcteer Bridge

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says that a car accident on Mcteer Bridge in Port Royal has closed all lanes.

Beaufort County Schools receive $30,000 donation from Parker’s Convenience Store

Parker’s recently made a large donation to Beaufort County Schools as part of the company’s Fueling the Community program.

Beaufort extends mask ordinance through Nov. 1

“The ordinance was set to expire on Sept. 15,” city officials said. “Beaufort joins the Town of Bluffton, the Town of Hilton Head, and Beaufort County, all of which recently extended their mask ordinances.”

Deputies search for Beaufort County man missing since Monday

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office asked for the public’s help to find a man last seen in the Bluffton area on Monday.

Troopers: Pedestrian hit and killed in Beaufort County

South Carolina Highway Patrol says one person has died after being hit by a vehicle in Beaufort County.

Sheriff’s office: Man found on St. Helena Island died from multiple gunshot wounds

The coroner’s office identified the man as 32-year-old Donta Williams of St. Helena Island. Williams’ body was found on the side of Prayer House Road off of Dulamo Road.

  Highway Patrol investigates fatal Beaufort County crash

Troopers say a crash Monday morning killed one person and injured two others.

Beaufort Co. Sheriff’s vehicle broken into, rifle stolen

Beaufort County deputies say a rifle was stolen early Friday morning from a deputy sheriff's patrol vehicle.

Highway Patrol: One dead in crash on SC Highway 170

South Carolina Highway Patrol says one person has died in a single vehicle collision in Beaufort County.

Firefighters respond after car crashes into store

Firefighters were on the scene of an accident Tuesday afternoon involving a vehicle that crashed into a car parts store.

Public funeral service held for Beaufort Chief of Police Matthew Clancy

Beaufort Police Department Chief of Police Matthew James Clancy passed away at age 56 after a long battle with cancer. A public funeral service is being held Friday, Aug. 7.

Publix set to open new Beaufort County location in 2021

As early as Friday, a new sign will be installed to announce the coming of a new Publix grocery store planned for a Beaufort shopping center.

Gov. orders flags lowered to half-staff Friday for Beaufort Police chief

Governor Henry McMaster orders that the flags atop the State Capitol Building be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset Friday, officials say.

Beaufort County superintendent recommends all virtual start to school year

The Beaufort County School District superintendent is recommending all students return to classes virtually this school year.

City announces funeral plans for Beaufort Police chief

The city of Beaufort says its former police chief will be laid to rest Friday.

  Beaufort County School District plans all-virtual start to school year

Beaufort County School District’s superintendent said the district will launch the fall school year with all-virtual instruction, citing concerns about the spread of COVID-19.

Hilton Head Island makes preparations ahead of potential Isaias’ impacts

Tropical Storm Isaias has Hilton Head leaders watching out for rip tides, wind, rain, and flooding. Riley says they plan to bring in extra crews at their fire station, as well as close beaches and parks.

Beaufort County School District delays meal distribution ahead of Isaias

Meal distribution is set to continue Tuesday at its scheduled time.

Beaufort names interim police chief

The City of Beaufort has named an interim police chief in the wake of the death of Chief Matthew Clancy.

  Beaufort Police chief passes away

The Beaufort Police Department says their chief passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday.

Historical Society challenges you to learn more about Lowcountry

You're asked to get out of the house and visit the more than 60 historical markers all over Beaufort County.

Free COVID-19 testing being offered in the Lowcountry

Lowcountry residents will have an opportunity to get tested Friday for COVID-19 for free.

Harbor Island Bridge on St. Helena Island closed due to malfunction

Authorities say the Harbor Island Bridge on St. Helena Island is closed due to a malfunction.

Beaufort mayor announces he will not run for re-election

Longtime Beaufort Mayor Billy Keyserling has announced he will not seek re-election when his term is up.

Beaufort County seeks public input on improving bicycle, pedestrian safety

Beaufort County’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Task Force is asking the community to help make walking and biking safer and more accessible in the county.

Police arrest man in connection with machete slaying

Beaufort County deputies have arrested the man they believe is responsible for a Burton area slaying.

Hwy. 170 reopens after tractor trailer crash

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says there has been a crash near the Burton intersection of Savanah Highway and Highway 170 Monday morning.

Woman injured after being attacked by alligator in Beaufort County

She is awaiting additional surgery but is in “good spirits” according to family members.

‘Salute from Shore’ to continue Saturday with tribute to Shaw AFB pilot killed in crash

A coastal flyover saluting America’s armed forces will continue as planned Saturday, but without F-16s from Shaw Air Force Base.