Beaufort and Port Royal plan to operate a new fire station in the Burton area on Jan. 1 that traditionally has been served by Burton Fire District, including properties that the city and town have annexed, for a fee. Burton says it can't serve Beaufort and Port Royal properties without payment. A formal agreement hasn't been reached.
Dash cam footage and audio from the dispatcher paint the story as the Bluffton police chased three suspects' vehicles in a high speed chase, reaching speeds of over 100 mph, from the New River area to the Talmadge Memorial Bridge on Monday, Nov. 27, 2017.
The bodies of Chaz Blanding and his uncle Robert Blanding have been found, their deaths have been ruled homicides some of the suspects have been arrested. This is all of the information that we know about the Blanding murders on St. Helena Island.
Dash camera video shows Bluffton Police as they chase three suspect vehicles from the New River area to the Savannah Bridge on Monday morning. The police were responding to a report of prowlers in the Southern Oaks neighborhood.
A Beaufort woman escaped an apparent brutal attack and house fire at this Battery Creek Road home on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Beauton Byrd, 25, has been charged with attempted murder and arson in connection to the incident.
Beaufort County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a call of shots fired at Bluffton's Estates at Westbury Apartments Monday morning. No gunshot injuries have been reported and the incident is believed to have begun as a domestic dispute.