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Coast Guard suspends search for missing man on Savannah River

Coast Guard crews called off the search for a missing man on the Savannah River Sunday night.

Palmetto Breeze Trolley resumes service

  FIRST ALERT: Chance of showers, gusty winds late Saturday afternoon, evening

5-minute training can help you help someone who may be overdosing

Police: No devices found following bomb threat at Beaufort Walmart

  Clyburn encourages rural S.C. residents to get COVID-19 vaccine

Lowcountry deputies find missing 15-year-old boy

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One dead following motorcycle accident in Beaufort County

4-year-old boy drowns in Hilton Head swimming pool

  1 dead, 2 critically injured in Beaufort Co. fire

Beaufort deputies seek help identifying suspect in generator theft

Deputies asking for publics help locating stolen pressure washer

Deputies ask for help to identify shoplifting suspect

‘Significant’ leak affecting portions of Beaufort County; residents asked to conserve water

Authorities are asking residents in northern Beaufort County to conserve water following a “significant” leak Wednesday night.

Lowcountry counties require highest hourly wage in state to afford rent, national report finds

People who live and work in the Tri-County of South Carolina face the biggest struggle in the state to afford a “modest” two-bedroom rental, a new national report finds.

Beaufort holding cyber-security exercise

The City of Beaufort says they are holding their first-ever cyber-security training exercise.

Man reported missing Beaufort County found safe

Officials with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday night that the man was located and was unharmed.

  Man convicted in 1988 murder of Colleton Co. woman granted parole

Deputies searching for stolen vehicle

FIRST ALERT: Multiple Lowcountry counties under tornado watch

Beaufort County deputies arrest man accused of sexual exploitation of a minor

  FIRST ALERT: Lowcountry under 2nd-highest severe weather risk for Thursday

Working Wednesdays: Carolina Youth Development Center hiring for positions to care for children

  FIRST ALERT: Storms, strong winds possible Thursday

A cold front forecast to sweep across South Carolina could produce a line of storms Thursday afternoon.

Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office finds missing teen

Deputies say they have found a 15-year-old who, they say, ran away from the Beaufort Marine Institute on Saturday afternoon.

Working Wednesdays: Companies utilize the expertise of readySC to attract quality employees

ReadySC says they’re looking to recruit and train potential employees for positions in welding, machine working, boat rigging and more.

Crash that closed all westbound lanes of Hwy. 170 in Beaufort cleared

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says a crash on Highway 170 has closed all westbound lanes.

Deputies: One person suffers severe injuries following stabbing incident involving brothers

Officials with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office said the investigation started just after 5 p.m. when deputies responded to the Hilton Head Hospital regarding a stabbing victim.

  Police arrest two additional suspects wanted in Bluffton shooting

The Bluffton Police Department says two additional suspects in a fatal shooting and car chase have turned themselves in.

  Deputies searching for attempted murder suspect in Beaufort Co. shooting

On Thursday afternoon, deputies responded to a report of someone that had been shot outside a home on Centerview Drive in Polk Village. Authorities found the victim who was then transported to the hospital.

Bluffton community gathers to remember high school student shot and killed in car

Hundreds of Bluffton High School students, staff and families gathered at Bobcat Stadium Sunday afternoon to mourn the life of 18-year-old D’won Fields, Jr.

  Deputies investigating Seabrook shooting

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says they are investigating a shooting that left three men wounded at a party in Seabrook.

Deadly single vehicle crash closed Brickyard Point Road South in Beaufort Co.

A deadly crash around 3:00 p.m. on Saturday closed Brickyard Point Road South on Lady’s Island for several hours, according to Beaufort County Sheriff’s Department.

  Deputies investigating after man injured in Beaufort shooting

The victim was transported to the Beaufort Memorial Hospital by Emergency Medical Services. The sheriff’s office said it is believed the suspect responsible fled the area following the shooting.

FIRST ALERT: Up to 3 inches of rain possible by Wednesday morning

A storm system moving across the southeast could dump a significant amount of rain over the Lowcountry into Wednesday morning.

  Victim identified in fatal Beaufort Co. shooting

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office has identified a man killed in a shooting that wounded two others on Lady’s Island.

Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office investigating Lady’s Island shooting

Deputies say one man is dead and two people are wounded after a shooting in Lady’s Island on Sunday.

Beaufort Co. School District honors Counselor of the Year

The Beaufort County School District named its School Counselor of the Year.

Winning Palmetto Cash 5 ticket worth $100,000 sold in Bluffton

Someone in Bluffton is $100,000 richer after Thursday night’s Palmetto Cash 5 drawing.

Old Slave Mart Museum brings to life dark history of Charleston

"You're going to step foot on sacred ground. The museum itself is situated in an historic alleyway that back in the 1850s and 60s was used as an auction location to sell people of African descent."

Cops: Lowcountry man followed women, exposed himself at Walmart

Police officers have arrested a 51-year-old man accused of following women at a Lowcountry Walmart and exposing himself.

Deputies: Missing man with medical condition found safe

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says they have located a man that had been reported missing.

Troopers: Tow truck crash in Beaufort Co. kills one

South Carolina Highway Patrol says a crash at an intersection has left one dead in Beaufort County.

SCHP investigates fatal crash on SC-170 in Beaufort Co.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash early Saturday morning on SC-170, near Lowcountry Drive, in Beaufort County.

  Deputies searching for man accused of sexually assaulting minor on St. Helena Island

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is looking for 20-year-old Jaden Singleton of St. Helena Island.

Firefighters rescue woman trapped in vehicle after 2-car collision

The Burton Fire District says they responded Wednesday afternoon to a crash with an entrapment.

Deputies search for equipment stolen from Ladys Island job site

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a stolen loader.

Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office searching for man wanted in January shootout

Beaufort County deputies are asking for information about a man in connection with a shootout at a Burton gas station.

Deputies searching for two men in Beaufort County

Beaufort County deputies are searching for two men in connection to a stolen vehicle found in Burton.

Missing 12-year-old Beaufort County boy returns home

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s said a missing 12-year-old boy is safe and back home.

  Body discovered in Beaufort County woods identified as missing man

Officials with the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office said the body of 31-year-old Rashad Delaney was found Monday morning by a landscaper in a wooded area off Woodhaven Drive on Hilton Head Island.

  More COVID-19 vaccines headed to Publix pharmacies in South Carolina

The supermarket chain announced on Wednesday that more doses of the Moderna vaccine will be coming to 24 Publix pharmacies in the state. Locations include Beaufort, Charleston and Dorchester.

Deputies investigating after man shot on St. Helena Island

Authorities are investigating after a man was shot on St. Helena Island Wednesday afternoon. The investigation began on Ball Park Road where deputies responded to a report of a shooting.

  Lowcountry group petitioning to have Harriet Tubman’s image placed on $20 bill.

There is a renewed effIn April of 2016, the U.S. Treasury Department, with the support of the Obama-Biden Administration, announced that formerly enslaved abolitionist Harriet Tubman would be placed on a new version of the $20 bill starting in 2020. The effort stalled under the Trump administration.

SCDOT to stop toll collections on Hilton Head’s Cross Island Pkwy in June

The South Carolina Department of Transportation announced it will stop collecting tolls on Hilton Head’s Cross Island Parkway in June 2021.

  Deputies investigate body found on Hilton Head Island

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says they have found a dead body on Hilton Head Island.

Beaufort Memorial Hospital holds drive-thru COVID-19 vaccine clinic

Beaufort Memorial Hospital held a mass vaccination drive-thru event today at the Okatie Medical Pavilion for people whose appointments were cancelled due to the vaccination shortage a few weeks ago.

Beaufort Co. School District addresses photo with ‘racist label’ circulating social media

The Beaufort County Schools District is expected to address a photo that has been circulating social media.

2021 RBC Heritage to allow limited number of spectators

The Heritage Classic Foundation will limit the number of fans who will be allowed on-site for the 53rd annual RBC Heritage.

  Charleston man convicted of violent home invasion dies after prison fight

A Charleston man who was convicted in a violent 2012 Beaufort County home invasion has died following a fight with inmates at a South Carolina prison.

Deputies ask for help to identify shoplifting suspect

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help to identify a suspect in a shoplifting incident.

  Harris Teeter to begin distributing COVID-19 vaccines

Harris Teeter announced it will distribute COVID-19 vaccines to eligible people at its pharmacies once it becomes available.

More than 1,000 Beaufort Co. students quarantined

As of Tuesday, 1,100 students and 87 staff members in the Beaufort County School District are quarantining.

Deputies: Missing Beaufort Co. man found

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says they have found a man reported missing and endangered.

Beaufort Memorial Hospital canceling COVID-19 vaccine appointments due to decrease in expected shipment

Beaufort Memorial Hospital is canceling COVID-19 vaccination appointments after the hospital says it was informed it would not receive the expected dosage shipments in the coming weeks.

Hilton Head holding virtual, limited in-person MLK events

Hilton Head is honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy over a six-day celebration.

  Food Lion recalls ground beef sold from Beaufort location

Food Lion is recalling in-store prepared ground beef from a single location, the grocer announced Monday night.

Reckless homicide charges in deadly crash over SC bridge

Authorities say two drivers are charged with reckless homicide after their crash caused a minivan to fall off a South Carolina bridge, killing a pregnant woman and her three sons.

Beaufort man wanted for kidnapping, burglary

Investigators with the Beaufort Police Department are searching for a man who is wanted for Kidnapping and Burglary.

Burton Fire responds to two houses, one resident displaced

The Burton Fire District says they responded to two house fires and one displaced a resident.

Police investigating after man hit by car dies

The Bluffton Police Department says they are investigating the death of a man who was was hit by a car in the early hours of New Year’s Day.

Deputies seek help identifying Nike store robbers

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says they are trying to identify two women and one man accused of robbing a Bluffton Nike store.

  CVS to begin vaccinations at S.C. long-term care facilities next week

CVS says it is preparing to begin vaccinating nursing home and long-term care residents across the state beginning on Monday.

Georgetown nursing home reports most active Lowcountry COVID-19 cases in last 30 days

Newly-released data from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental shows five Lowcountry nursing homes reporting at least 10 active cases within the last 30 days.

Beaufort County School District announces bus route changes

If your student rides the bus in Beaufort County, their route could change. The district says it’s adjusting some bus routes.

Beaufort Police Department renames headquarters after former chief

The Beaufort Police Department is now operating from the Matthew J. Clancy Law Enforcement Center.

Wastewater spills into South Carolina tidal ditch

South Carolina authorities say untreated wastewater has leaked into a tidal ditch that leads to Battery Creek.

  Tri-County hospital bed occupancy above state average as COVID cases rise

With Christmas just one week away, the latest data from the state health department shows the Lowcountry has the highest acute hospital bed occupancy in the state with the Tri-County over or nearing full capacity.

Lowcountry Marine creates non-profit to help combat veterans

Although many of us look forward to the holidays, it can be hard on military members.

Several Beaufort County high school athletic teams quarantining

The Beaufort County School District says several boys high school varsity basketball teams are currently quarantining as a result of three positive players in the district.

Lowcountry fire departments team up to demonstrate dangers of Christmas tree fires

We are one week away from Christmas and fire departments are warning people about the dangers that could be in their home.