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  • Fact Check: Haley Ads on Jobs and Economic Development

    Fact Check: Haley Ads on Jobs and Economic Development

    Thursday, April 24 2014 1:04 AM EDT2014-04-24 05:04:30 GMT
    Gov. Nikki Haley just started airing two new television ads in her reelection campaign for governor, both focused on jobs and economic development.
    Gov. Nikki Haley just started airing two new television ads in her reelection campaign for governor, both focused on jobs and economic development.
  • New Online Employment Center Launches for Military Veterans

    New Online Employment Center Launches for Military Veterans

    New Online Employment Center Launches for Military Veterans

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:48 AM EDT2014-04-24 04:48:14 GMT
    The government has developed a website to help job-seeking veterans and military spouses create resumes, make connections with employers and become part of a database that companies can mine for skills and talents.
    The government has developed a website to help job-seeking veterans and military spouses create resumes, make connections with employers and become part of a database that companies can mine for skills and talents.
  • Mother Accused of Beating Daughter with Extension Cord

    Mother Accused of Beating Daughter with Extension Cord

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:22:44 GMT
    Roberta Brewer - Courtesy Richmond County Sheriff's OfficeRoberta Brewer - Courtesy Richmond County Sheriff's Office
    An Augusta mother is in jail accused of beating her 7-year-old daughter with an extension cord.
    An Augusta mother is in jail accused of beating her 7-year-old daughter with an extension cord.
  • Horse Gets Spooked Again, Runs Wild in An Historic District

    Horse Gets Spooked Again, Runs Wild in An Historic District

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:58:41 GMT
    For the 2nd Time in 8 Days a Horse and carriage gets loose, this time in CharlestonFor the 2nd Time in 8 Days a Horse and carriage gets loose, this time in Charleston
    Horse and carriage gets loose in Downtown Charleston
    Horse and carriage gets loose in Downtown Charleston
  • Neighbors Question DHEC On Jellyfish Operation, Controversy Brings Out Congressman Mark Sanford

    Neighbors Question DHEC On Jellyfish Operation, Controversy Brings Out Congressman Mark Sanford

    Neighbors Question DHEC On Jellyfish Operation, Controversy Brings Out Congressman Mark Sanford

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:26 AM EDT2014-04-23 04:26:39 GMT
    It’s an ongoing debate in the Lowcountry: Could processing jellyfish at a location in Beaufort County poison water and wildlife and ruin residents’ quality of life? That’s the question some Seabrook and St. Helena Island neighbors hoped to have answered in a public input meeting the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) hosted on Tuesday night. 
    It’s an ongoing debate in the Lowcountry: Could processing jellyfish at a location in Beaufort County poison water and wildlife and ruin residents’ quality of life? That’s the question some Seabrook and St. Helena Island neighbors hoped to have answered in a public input meeting the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) hosted on Tuesday night. 
  • Officials Say Security is Top Priority at Tanger Outlets

    Officials Say Security is Top Priority at Tanger Outlets

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:53:31 GMT
    Tanger Outlets is on alert after a couple incidents recently, one that happened just Saturday. "An employee was leaving work it was late at night, she returned to her vehicle, she saw what she thought was a child standing behind her car, she started to backup slowly and all of a sudden a man runs around to her passenger side and tries to get in the car. Fortunately she had her doors locked," said Sgt. Robin McIntosh withthe Beaufort County Sheriffs Office.Tangermanager, LaDonna Shamlou says ...
    Tanger Outlets is on alert after a couple incidents recently, one that happened just Saturday. "An employee was leaving work it was late at night, she returned to her vehicle, she saw what she thought was a child standing behind her car, she started to backup slowly and all of a sudden a man runs around to her passenger side and tries to get in the car. Fortunately she had her doors locked," said Sgt. Robin McIntosh withthe Beaufort County Sheriffs Office.Tangermanager, LaDonna Shamlou says ...
  • WSAV Only Television Station In Savannah To Earn Prestigious Honors for Excellence in Journalism

    WSAV Only Television Station In Savannah To Earn Prestigious Honors for Excellence in Journalism

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:01 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:01:09 GMT
    WSAV-TV, the NBC affiliate serving Savannah GA / Hilton Head SC has been honored with five Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in television journalism. The announcement came Tuesday by the Radio Television Digital News Association which has been honoring outstanding achievement in electronic journalism with the Murrow Awards since 1971. This continues an impressive trend as WSAV has been recognized with 31 Regional Murrow awards for excellence in journalism over the past seven ...
    WSAV-TV, the NBC affiliate serving Savannah GA / Hilton Head SC has been honored with five Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in television journalism. The announcement came Tuesday by the Radio Television Digital News Association which has been honoring outstanding achievement in electronic journalism with the Murrow Awards since 1971. This continues an impressive trend as WSAV has been recognized with 31 Regional Murrow awards for excellence in journalism over the past seven ...
  • Baby Boy Found in Upstate Trash Can

    Baby Boy Found in Upstate Trash Can

    A Greenville woman is accused of attempted murder and willful neglect after police say she dumped her newborn son in a trash can moments after giving birth. The child is alive and stable at an area hospital.Reports show 28 year old Sharon Ferguson gave birth inside a vacant home on Chaney Street in the Nicholtown community. They say after, she wrapped the boy in a plastic bag and a blanket and placed him in the trash can near the back of the house. Police say she then walked to a Laurens Road...
    A Greenville woman is accused of attempted murder and willful neglect after police say she dumped her newborn son in a trash can moments after giving birth. The child is alive and stable at an area hospital.Reports show 28 year old Sharon Ferguson gave birth inside a vacant home on Chaney Street in the Nicholtown community. They say after, she wrapped the boy in a plastic bag and a blanket and placed him in the trash can near the back of the house. Police say she then walked to a Laurens Road...
  • Public Invited to be Heard on Proposed Jelly Balls Plant

    Public Invited to be Heard on Proposed Jelly Balls Plant

    In the Lowcountry, the public is being invited to a meeting hosted by the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC).Carolina Jelly Balls has applied to DHEC for a wastewater permit that would allow them to begin a processing plant in Seabrook. The company, which is already harvesting jellyfish off of St. Helena Island, hopes to begin processing the jellyfish to be sold overseas, where it is considered a delicacy.While residents are concerned about the health of the waterways, the ...
    In the Lowcountry, the public is being invited to a meeting hosted by the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC).Carolina Jelly Balls has applied to DHEC for a wastewater permit that would allow them to begin a processing plant in Seabrook. The company, which is already harvesting jellyfish off of St. Helena Island, hopes to begin processing the jellyfish to be sold overseas, where it is considered a delicacy.While residents are concerned about the health of the waterways, the ...
  • Bus Changes Possible for Beaufort Co. Students

    Bus Changes Possible for Beaufort Co. Students

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-04-21 22:38:37 GMT
    More changes could be on the way for students in Beaufort County as the school district re-evaluates bus routes.This week the school district is tackling its transportation system--hoping to streamline how students get to and from school. But with the rezoning, new schools, and now budget talks, parentssay theyjust want things to settle down. "Every other week if not every week you're hearing something in the paper, reading something different on the districts website.We're having one thing ...
    More changes could be on the way for students in Beaufort County as the school district re-evaluates bus routes.This week the school district is tackling its transportation system--hoping to streamline how students get to and from school. But with the rezoning, new schools, and now budget talks, parentssay theyjust want things to settle down. "Every other week if not every week you're hearing something in the paper, reading something different on the districts website.We're having one thing ...
  • Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 312 Returns to MCAS in Emotional Homecoming

    Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 312 Returns to MCAS in Emotional Homecoming

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-04-21 01:12:06 GMT
    After going months missing their loved ones, some marines and their families are celebrating the homecoming of VMFA 312, the Checkerboards, tonight. The squadron flew into the Marine Corps Air Station
    After going months missing their loved ones, some marines and their families are celebrating the homecoming of VMFA 312, the Checkerboards, tonight. The squadron flew into the Marine Corps Air Station in Beaufort on Friday afternoon, after being deployed overseas for nine months.
  • BCSO Searches For Missing Hilton Head Island Couple

    UPDATE: Missing Couple Found Safe

    UPDATE: Missing Couple Found Safe

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:49 AM EDT2014-04-19 15:49:44 GMT
    The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is searching for two missing, possibly endangered people out of Hilton Head Island. Kenneth Anderson, 87, and Phyllis Anderson, 85, were reportedly on their way to visit family in Lawrenceville, Ga. at about 10 a.m. on Friday.
    The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is searching for two missing, possibly endangered people out of Hilton Head Island. Kenneth Anderson, 87, and Phyllis Anderson, 85, were reportedly on their way to visit family in Lawrenceville, Ga. at about 10 a.m. on Friday.
  • BCSO Searches For Thief Armed with Knife

    BCSO Searches For Thief Armed with Knife

    BCSO Searches For Thief Armed with Knife

    Saturday, April 19 2014 9:17 AM EDT2014-04-19 13:17:31 GMT
    The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of an armed robbery that occurred at Palmetto Bay Marina on Hilton Head at approximately 10:30 pm, on April 18, 2014.
    The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of an armed robbery that occurred at Palmetto Bay Marina on Hilton Head at approximately 10:30 pm, on April 18, 2014.
  • Rain Dampens Heritage Tournament

    Rain Dampens Heritage Tournament

    Friday, April 18 2014 2:44 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:44:55 GMT
    The rain just kept pouring on Harbourtown, as golfers and fans try to enjoy the Heritage. This tournament serves as an economic juggernaut for Hilton Head and the entire Palmetto state--- so everyone is
    The rain just kept pouring on Harbourtown, as golfers and fans try to enjoy the Heritage. This tournament serves as an economic juggernaut for Hilton Head and the entire Palmetto state--- so everyone is
  • $525 Soda Refill for SC Man

    $525 Soda Refill for SC Man

    Friday, April 18 2014 2:12 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:12:58 GMT
    An 89 cent refill will end up costing a South Carolina man $525. Christopher Lewis was at the VA hospital in Charleston when he refilled his soda cup in the cafeteria. A hospital spokesperson says refills
    An 89 cent refill will end up costing a South Carolina man $525. Christopher Lewis was at the VA hospital in Charleston when he refilled his soda cup in the cafeteria. A hospital spokesperson says refills
  • Update: Hinesville Good Friday Walk to Help Homeless Moved In Doors

    Good Friday Walk to Help Homeless

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:18 AM EDT2014-04-18 13:18:10 GMT
    The Liberty County Homeless Coalition will sponsor the 3rd Annual Good Friday Walk for Shelter on April 18 and you can still take part.
    The Liberty County Homeless Coalition will sponsor the 3rd Annual Good Friday Walk for Shelter on April 18 and you can still take part.
  • SC Students Protest Cuts Due to "Gay" Themed Books and Plays

    SC Students Protest Cuts Due to "Gay" Themed Books and Plays

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:51 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:51:08 GMT
    Attempts by state legislators to cut university funding over controversial plays and books are causing a backlash on South Carolina campuses.
    Attempts by state legislators to cut university funding over controversial plays and books are causing a backlash on South Carolina campuses.
  • ONLY ON 3: Congressman Sanford Speaks Out to DHEC In Opposition of Jellyfish Plant

    ONLY ON 3: Congressman Sanford Speaks Out to DHEC In Opposition of Jellyfish Plant

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:12:24 GMT
    As a jellyfish processing company begins working at a dock in Beaufort County, neighbors express their environmental concerns. Even Congressman Mark Sanford is now weighing in on the proposed Seabrook
    As a jellyfish processing company begins working at a dock in Beaufort County, neighbors express their environmental concerns. Even Congressman Mark Sanford is now weighing in on the proposed Seabrook site for Carolina Jelly Balls, LLC.
  • Bft Co. Backlogged By Thousands of Tax Appeals

    Bft Co. Backlogged By Thousands of Tax Appeals

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:18 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:18:31 GMT
    Beaufort County is backlogged with tax appeals and assessments. Some neighbors have waited months to get their adjustments and may wait even longer. Kimberly Beacham is a Bluffton resident and one of
    Beaufort County is backlogged with tax appeals and assessments. Some neighbors have waited months to get their adjustments and may wait even longer. Kimberly Beacham is a Bluffton resident and one of
  • Body Found Believed to be Missing Lady's Island Woman

    Body Found Believed to be Missing Lady's Island Woman

    Thursday, April 17 2014 2:25 PM EDT2014-04-17 18:25:04 GMT
    The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing Lady's Island woman last seen yesterday (Tuesday, April 15th) around noon.  Mercy Ann Eklund left her residence on Fairfield Road in a 2007
    The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing Lady's Island woman last seen yesterday (Tuesday, April 15th) around noon.  Mercy Ann Eklund left her residence on Fairfield Road in a 2007
  • DHEC Invites Public Comment on Jelly Balls

    DHEC Invites Public Comment on Jelly Balls

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:11:59 GMT
    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is asking for public input on the proposed Carolina Jelly Balls plant in Beaufort County and the existing processing plant in Colleton
    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is asking for public input on the proposed Carolina Jelly Balls plant in Beaufort County and the existing processing plant in Colleton
  • Beaufort BOE Schedules Public Forums

    Beaufort BOE Schedules Public Forums

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:21:42 GMT
    The Beaufort County Board of Education has scheduled two public forums for community members to learn more about the school district budget that is being developed for the 2014-15 school year.
    The Beaufort County Board of Education has scheduled two public forums for community members to learn more about the school district budget that is being developed for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Online Petition Seeks to Halt Redevelopment of Marina

    Online Petition Seeks to Halt Redevelopment of Marina

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:48:24 GMT
    A grassroots group known as Civic Green, launched an online petition Friday. It's seeking to stop the redevelopment of the Beaufort Downtown Marina parking lot. The group wants it turned it into a park
    A grassroots group known as Civic Green, launched an online petition Friday. It's seeking to stop the redevelopment of the Beaufort Downtown Marina parking lot. The group wants it turned it into a park
  • SUV Hits House in Hinesville

    SUV Hits House in Hinesville

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-04-16 00:53:02 GMT
    Police say no one was hurt when the driver of an SUV slammed into his neighbors house in Desert Shield Street in Hinesville Tuesday evening.
    Police say no one was hurt when the driver of an SUV slammed into his neighbors house in Desert Shield Street in Hinesville Tuesday evening.
  • BCSD Needs $10mil Increase in 2014-15 Budget

    BCSD Needs $10mil Increase in 2014-15 Budget

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:01:24 GMT
    Time to loosen the purse strings, the Beaufort County school district is asking for an increase of $10 million in its budget next year. "We've got almost four million dollars in mandates from the state,
    Time to loosen the purse strings, the Beaufort County school district is asking for an increase of $10 million in its budget next year. "We've got almost four million dollars in mandates from the state,
  • HHI Celebrates Business The RBC Heritage Brings In

    HHI Celebrates Business The RBC Heritage Brings In

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:23:20 GMT
    With the end of The Masters, comes the turn of all eyes to The RBC Heritage in Hilton Head Island this week. Hilton Head business owners say it's one of their busiest weeks all year; they expect even more
    With the end of The Masters, comes the turn of all eyes to The RBC Heritage in Hilton Head Island this week. Hilton Head business owners say it's one of their busiest weeks all year; they expect even more crowds to pack the island this year.
  • Beaufort Co. Public Ferry Gaining Traction

    Beaufort Co. Public Ferry Gaining Traction

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:30:37 GMT
    Right now, if you want to get on or off Daufuskie island you better have a private boat, or a fat wallet because there's no public ferry system. You can spend upwards of $25 to take a commercial ferry,
    Right now, if you want to get on or off Daufuskie island you better have a private boat, or a fat wallet because there's no public ferry system. You can spend upwards of $25 to take a commercial ferry,
  • UPDATE: Fire Officials say Unattended Stove Sparked Lowcountry Fire

    UPDATE: Fire Officials say Unattended Stove Sparked Lowcountry Fire

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:26 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:26:12 GMT
    Fire fighters are still investigating after a Port Royal Apartment went up in flames in the early evening hours Saturday.  A neighbor at the complex called firefighters when she spotted heavy smoke. She
    A Port Royal woman and her daughter are left homeless, after their apartment unit catches fire on Saturday evening. LaShaundra White and her 14 year old daughter, Naijuia Moyd, surveyed the damage in shock.
  • Expectant Mother Jolted By Highway Pothole, Speaks Out For Road Repairs

    Expectant Mother Jolted By Highway Pothole, Speaks Out For Road Repairs

    Monday, April 14 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-04-14 16:23:46 GMT
    In the Lowcountry, motorists are asking how Twitter and Facebook can save lives, by fixing deteriorating roadways. News Three first told you about the South Carolina Alliance to Fix Our Road's campaign
    News Three first told you about the South Carolina Alliance to Fix Our Road's campaign for drivers to send photos of damaged drags through social media. Since then, a crumbling, jagged road laced with potholes gave one driver a close call. Now, she's urging lawmakers to take action to fund repairs for herself, her unborn child, and other drivers along Highway 321.
  • Taste of Bluffton Draws Crowds For Local Eats

    Taste of Bluffton Draws Crowds For Local Eats

    Sunday, April 13 2014 9:03 AM EDT2014-04-13 13:03:27 GMT
    Foodies in the Lowcountry took to State Street in Bluffton on Saturday, to taste their favorite local flavors. Restaurants of Bluffton served-up gourmet plates on the sidewalk for the second annual Taste
    Foodies in the Lowcountry took to State Street in Bluffton on Saturday, to taste their favorite local flavors. Restaurants of Bluffton served-up gourmet plates on the sidewalk for the second annual Taste of Bluffton food festival.
  • TripAdvisor Ranks Hunting Island Beaches Above Some Hawaiian Islands

    TripAdvisor Ranks Hunting Island Beaches Above Some Hawaiian Islands

    Saturday, April 12 2014 10:43 PM EDT2014-04-13 02:43:55 GMT
    South Beach, Panama City Beach, and even the Florida Keys are all bested by a local beach that made the newest TripAdvisor list of Top 25 beaches in the country. It's Beaufort's own Hunting Island that
    South Beach, Panama City Beach, and even the Florida Keys are all bested by a local beach that made the newest TripAdvisor list of Top 25 beaches in the country. It's Beaufort's own Hunting Island that is ranked seventh best beach in the United States, behind Hawaiian Islands only. Several beach goers say that even the blue waters of Hawaii don't hold a candle to those of Hunting Island.
  • Alliance Hopes To Fix S.C. Roads Through Social Media

    Alliance Hopes To Fix S.C. Roads Through Social Media

    Friday, April 11 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-04-11 23:04:03 GMT
    An initiative to get crumbling, deteriorating Lowcountry roads fixed is taking to Twitter. The South Carolina Alliance to Fix Our Roads (SCAFOR) says it's disrepair like potholes they want you to tweet
    An initiative to get crumbling, deteriorating Lowcountry roads fixed is taking to Twitter. The South Carolina Alliance to Fix Our Roads (SCAFOR) says it's disrepair like potholes they want you to tweet photos of to legislators.
  • Jasper Co. School Receives State Award

    Jasper Co. School Receives State Award

    Friday, April 11 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-04-11 21:25:14 GMT
    Some good news for Jasper county schools for a change,Ridgeland-Hardeeville high school just received one of the states biggest awards. "I think the majority of us that work in the school system have
    Some good news for Jasper county schools for a change,Ridgeland-Hardeeville high school just received one of the states biggest awards. "I think the majority of us that work in the school system have
  • UPDATE: Elderly Couple Identified in Apparent Murder-Suicide

    UPDATE: Elderly Couple Identified in Apparent Murder-Suicide

    Friday, April 11 2014 2:05 PM EDT2014-04-11 18:05:01 GMT
    An elderly couple is dead following an apparent murder-suicide in Beaufort County.
    An elderly couple is dead following an apparent murder-suicide in Beaufort County.
  • Construction Underway on Bay St.

    Construction Underway on Bay St.

    Thursday, April 10 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-04-10 22:24:00 GMT
    Construction crews are busy at work, installing new street lamps and electronic parking meters along Bay Street in Beaufort. "Its an inconvenience that's for sure," said Maggie Engstrom, owner of Sweet
    Construction crews are busy at work, installing new street lamps and electronic parking meters along Bay Street in Beaufort. "Its an inconvenience that's for sure," said Maggie Engstrom, owner of Sweet
  • UPDATE: Andy Patrick Drops Out of State Superintendent Race

    Andy Patrick Running for SC State Superintendent

    Tuesday, January 28 2014 4:31 PM EST2014-01-28 21:31:03 GMT
    State Representative Andy Patrick of Hilton Head has officially announced his candidacy to become South Carolina's next State Superintendent. Patrick, a Republican, serves on the House Education Committee
    State Representative Andy Patrick of Hilton Head has officially announced his candidacy to become South Carolina's next State Superintendent.
  • Bluffton Celebrates MLK

    Bluffton Celebrates MLK

    Monday, January 20 2014 5:05 PM EST2014-01-20 22:05:26 GMT
    The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration has become a cant miss event in Bluffton. From local artists and students performing, to most in the town turning out for the annual parade, its a time
    The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration has become a cant miss event in Bluffton. From local artists and students performing, to most in the town turning out for the annual parade, its a time
  • Santa Spotted in Hilton Head Island

    Santa Spotted in Hilton Head Island

    Tuesday, December 24 2013 6:04 PM EST2013-12-24 23:04:05 GMT
    Santa Claus took some time out of his busy toy making schedule to give kids at The Sandbox Interactive Children's Museum one last chance to get their orders in. Mr. Claus says this visit to Hilton Head
    Santa Claus took some time out of his busy toy making schedule to give kids at The Sandbox Interactive Children's Museum one last chance to get their orders in. Mr. Claus says this visit to Hilton Head Island has become a tradition of his, in it's fourth year now.
  • May River Dock Owners in Bluffton Petition For 'No Wake' Zone

    May River Dock Owners in Bluffton Petition For 'No Wake' Zone

    Some dock owners along the May River in Bluffton say they are petitioning to make their back yards a 'no wake' zone. The area includes two public landings that neighbors like Larry Toomer say are dangerous when large boats speed through, causing huge wake. S.C. D.N.R. says in order for this change to be enforced, residents will need to petition to their state representative instead.
  • May River Dock Owners Plan to Save Lives By Creating 'No Wake' Zone

    May River Dock Owners Plan to Save Lives By Creating 'No Wake' Zone

    Some dock owners along the May River in Bluffton say an accident is just waiting to happen in their back yard. That's because their back yard hosts hundreds of boaters per week, according to Larry Toomer.
    Dock owners along the May River say an accident is bound to happen, due to the number of boaters and the lack of 'no wake' zone. Larry Toomer, owner of Bluffton Oyster Company, is one who says he notices hundreds of boats speeding dangerously. He fears their large wake against smaller boats will cause harm to those using the public landing beside his dock. He and some neighbors say they will petition to make the area a 'no wake' zone.
  • Ridgeland Residents Say Violent Crime Has Become Ordinary

    Ridgeland Residents Say Violent Crime Has Become Ordinary

    The most recent shooting in Jasper County happened on Knowles Island Road just outside of Ridgeland on Sunday night. The Jasper County Sheriff's Office says two men got into an argument over some money,
    An argument on Knowles Island Road in outside of Ridgeland ended in gunfire Sunday night. Luckily, police say the suspect is in custody and the victim does not have life threatening injuries. But Ridgeland residents say they're not surprised by violent crime in Jasper County at all. In fact, they say it's become ordinary. Now they are looking to law enforcement, and begging the community to please, stop the violence.
  • Friends and Family of Missing Boater Talk to News 3

    Friends and Family of Missing Boater Talk to News 3

    Sunday marks the fifth day crews have been searching for missing Wimbee Creek boater, Carl Mulligan. So far, they have found no trace of Mulligan. His friends and family speak to News 3 on their hopes, and what happened on the day of the boating accident. 
  • Search For Wimbee Creek Boater Going Five Days Strong

    Search For Wimbee Creek Boater Going Five Days Strong

    Sunday marked the fifth day search crews combed Wimbee Creek for 54 year old Carl Mulligan. Mulligan and one other man, James Albany, were in a boating accident on Wednesday. Albany says the steering
    The search for missing boater Carl Mulligan entered its fifth day Sunday. As SCDNR continues to comb Wimbee Creek, Mulligan's family and friends say they will watch and wait by the dock until they get some answers.
  • DHEC, Beaufort County Schools Holds Free TDaP Clinic

    DHEC, Beaufort County Schools Holds Free TDaP Clinic

    About 200 Beaufort and Jasper County kids could be turned away from their school come Friday, if they do not have their TDaP vaccine. DHEC and the Beaufort County School District held a free clinic for the shot at Okatie Elementary on Saturday. However, there are still children who have not been vaccinated.
  • Hundreds of Kids Could Be Dismissed From School Without A TDaP Shot

    Hundreds of Kids Could Be Dismissed From School Without A TDaP Shot

    About 300 seventh graders in Beaufort and Jasper Counties will be turned away from school come Friday, if they do not have their TDaP vaccination by then. This school year is the first time TDap has
    There are still about 200 Beaufort and Jasper County seventh graders who have not had their required TDaP vaccine. Okatie Elementary held a free clinic to administer the vaccine to those in need on Saturday. However, there are still children who could be turned away on September 19 because they never got the shot.
  • Speeding School Bus Has Lady's Island Parent Fear For Child's Life

    Speeding School Bus Has Lady's Island Parent Fear For Child's Life

    A speeding school bus has a parent in the Lowcountry fearing for her kids' lives. The speed limit on Friendship Lane on Lady's Island is 25 mph, but Tanayia LaPointe says one bus comes by her front yard going at least 45. Her front yard also happens to be the neighborhood bus stop, just feet away from the street. Her sign that reads "Hit my kid, you won't need a lawyer" is one way she's taking the situation into her own hands. 
  • Lady's Island Parent, "Hit my child, you won't need a lawyer"

    Lady's Island Parent, "Hit my child, you won't need a lawyer"

    Some parents in the Lowcountry say a school bus speeds down their neighborhood street on Lady's Island every day, and they are afraid for their children's safety. The narrow road is just feet away from
    Tanayia LaPointe fears for the safety of her children when a school speeds down the street in front of her house every morning. The bench in her yard, just feet away from the road is the neighborhood bus stop. Taking matters into her own hands, she posted a homemade sign that reads "Hit my kid, you won't need a lawyer". Now she wants something done to stop this from threatening her kids' safety.
  • Bridges Preparatory Headmaster Says of Charter: "I probably won't ever even read it"

    Bridges Preparatory School's new headmaster is Bernie Schein. He was appointed by the school board on Sunday, but some parents aren't satisfied. Parents express concern with Schein's confession that he hasn't read the school's charter. They plan to petition the board for resignations, and for the reinstallation of former headmaster Melesia Walden. 
  • Bridges Preparatory Headmaster Says of Charter: "I probably won't ever even read it"

    Bridges Preparatory Headmaster Says of Charter: "I probably won't ever even read it"

    Bridges Preparatory School got off to a shaky start after the resignation of Headmaster Melesia Walden. In an emergency meeting on Sunday, its school board appointed retired teacher, Bernie Schein, as
    Bridges Preparatory School's new headmaster is Bernie Schein. He was installed in an emergency meeting Sunday, just after Headmaster Melesia Walden resigned from differences with the board. However, some parents are unhappy with the decision and are worried by his confession that he has not read the charter. Parents plan to petition for resignations from the board, next. 
  • Leaderless Bridges Preparatory Has Parents Planning to Oust School Board

    Leaderless Bridges Preparatory Has Parents Planning to Oust School Board

    Just three weeks after Bridges Preparatory School opened its doors, Headmaster Melesia Walden resigned. Now the teachers, students, and parents are left nearly leaderless.  Parents are questioning what's
    Headmaster Melesia Walden resigned just weeks after Bridges Preparatory opened. Teachers, students, and parents are left nearly leaderless. One group of parents plans to do what they say is best for their children, and call for resignations from the school board, and the reinstatement of Walden. 
  • Leaderless Bridges Preparatory Parents Plan to Oust School Board

    Leaderless Bridges Preparatory Parents Plan to Oust School Board

    Just three weeks into the opening of Bridges Preparatory School, Headmaster Melesia Walden resigned. Teachers, students, and parents were left almost leaderless. One group of parents plan their strategy to appear before the school board Sunday night, calling for resignations from the board, and for the reinstatement of Walden. 
  • Parents in Jasper County Fight for Better Schools

    Parents in Jasper County Fight for Better Schools

    Parents in Jasper County Fight for Better Schools

    Parents and residents in Jasper County continue to fight for better education for their kids. A group met at Sergeant Jasper Park Saturday morning, to plan their course of action to change the
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