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Venue change sought in Aiken police slaying

...unable to find a unbiased jury from Aiken before they could consider moving, he said.MacDougall suggested coastal Beaufort County as a possible venue, which he said is similar in size and demographics.The defense argued that not going ahead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-21/venue-change-sought-ai
Across the region

...investigationBEAUFORT, S.C. - The U.S. Department of Education is investigating possible discrimination by Beaufort County schools against students and their parents who are learning English.Representatives from the department's Office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-15/across-region
Construction worker killed in hit and run

OKATIE, S.C. - A highway construction worker has been killed in a hit and run in Beaufort County.The Island Packet of Hilton Head reported 53-year-old Barry Asbury of Vance was struck and killed shortly after 2 a.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-24/construction-worker-killed-h
Illegals already here

An estimated 100,000 illegal-alien children will be accepted into America this year.In Beaufort County we're sharing the burden. Recently, four buses of illegal aliens were welcomed at a church in Hilton Head. It is unknown how...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-03/illegals-already-here
Heat hospitalizes 4 at SC school

BURTON, S.C. - Four Beaufort County school students are fine after they were taken to the hospital suffering from the heat illnesses when their school was evacuated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-05/heat-hospitalizes-4-sc-schoo
SC judge scolded for taking sexual favors

...on the fact that granting a restraining order could have a serious effect on the officer's career."In 2008, Beaufort County magistrate Peter Lamb of Bluffton stepped down after the Supreme Court reprimanded him for calling crack cocaine addiction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-14/sc-judge-scolded-takin
Child rapist stalked many, left mysteries, FBI says

...bad," Olds wrote. He denied he was aroused by children, Olds wrote in her report. Now a master sergeant at the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office, Olds, who now uses the last name Viens, declined an interview.Coniglio was never charged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-02/ga-child-rapist-stalke
Haley: Let S.C. seniors affected by exit exam law participate in graduation

...help them secure financial aid for college admission this fall.Spokesman Doug Mayer said Haley learned of issues in Beaufort County. While it appears officials there have decided to let students walk, Haley wanted all school superintendents to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-23/haley-let-sc-seniors-affected
N. Augusta artist Edward Rice gets top SC award

...also earning 2014 recognition were the City of Greenwood (Government Award), Cynthia Boiter (Individual Award), Beaufort County School District (Arts in Education) and Elliott Davis, LLC (Business).The awards will be presented at a midday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2014-02-20/n-augusta-artist-Edward-Rice
No executions in SC for more than 2 years

...in several cases last year. Some of those ended in plea deals that resulted in life sentences for the accused. In Beaufort County, a jury deliberated about two hours before sentencing Ernest Stewart Daise to life in prison for the 2009 shooting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-30/no-executions-sc-more-2-years