BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — The remains of 34 people who died decades ago, but whose families were never located, were finally laid to rest Thursday in South Carolina's Beaufort County.
The first four — three soldiers and a Marine — were buried at the Beaufort National Cemetery with full military honors during a small ceremony, WCSC-TV reported.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A judge sentenced a South Carolina man Friday to 50 years in prison for the 2020 stabbing death of his mother in Sioux City, Iowa.
District Judge Jeffrey Neary sentenced Paul Belk, 32, of Beaufort, South Carolina, after finding him guilty on Oct.
BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — A 158-year-old Beaufort church has been given a $250,000 grant through a national program aimed at preserving historic houses of worship.
The Island Packet reports that Tabernacle Baptist Church was among 15 churches that secured grants through The National Fund for Sacred Places.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A South Carolina man was found guilty Friday of second-degree murder for stabbing his mother to death last year at his sister's apartment in Iowa.
Paul Belk, 32, of Beaufort, South Carolina, was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Lisa Belk, 55, on April 14, 2020.
BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — Crews are getting ready to start restoring windows in a century-old building in Beaufort that were damaged by hurricanes over the past several years.
The work on the 29 windows of the Carnegie Library building is being paid for through a $188,000 federal grant, The Island Packet of Hilton Head reported.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tropical Storm Danny weakened to a tropical depression hours after it made landfall Monday evening on South Carolina's coast but the system continued to dump heavy rains on the state and portions of Georgia.
BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — A jury found a South Carolina man not guilty of murder in a 2015 Beaufort County killing.
It was the third time prosecutors brought Ishmael Rivers to trial. The first time a judge stopped the trial because there wasn't enough minorities in the jury pool and the second time jurors couldn't reach a unanimous verdict, defense attorney Carl B...
BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — Officials are opening a replacement bridge that will connect Beaufort County's mainland with nearby sea islands...
BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — One county school district in South Carolina may have to borrow up to $100 million to pay its bills because of a dispute between the auditor and the county council...
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The Hilton Head Town Council is going out of town to hold a meeting to set goals for 2020 and get updates on town projects...
BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man says a house fire would have ended his life if it weren't for his four-legged friend...
BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — A Beaufort County School Board member wants to change South Carolina law so she can bring her gun to meetings...
BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — Beto O'Rourke took a path somewhat less traveled on Friday, meeting with a small group representing a community of slave descendants in South Carolina as he strives to make connections with the black voters who will play a dominant role in next year's Southern presidential primaries...
BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man has pleaded not guilty to felony charges of boating under the influence stemming from a crash that killed a 19-year-old woman and injured several others.
News outlets report 20-year-old Paul Murdaugh entered his plea in a Beaufort County courtroom Monday.
BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — Plastic bags will soon become scarce in another part of South Carolina.
The Island Packet of Hilton Head Island reports that a plastic bag ban goes into effect Nov.
BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — Federal investigators want a South Carolina school district to turn over records related to construction bids and cost overruns at a pair of new buildings...
Stephen Murray is "the kazoo guy."
As the owner of Kazoobie Kazoos, a kazoo-manufacturing business in Beaufort, Murray is also — unsurprisingly — a very popular speaker on the school career-day circuit.
YEMASSEE — Three iron crosses honoring Confederate veterans have been stolen from the historic Old Sheldon Church ruins, leaving the site's caretakers and state historians aghast.
This October 2013 file photo shows the museum at The Penn Center on St. Helena Island, S.C.