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South Carolina football recruit Shameik Blackshear arrested, charged with petit larceny

South Carolina recruit Shameik Blackshear was arrested on a petit larceny charge.Online records at the Beaufort County Detention Center show he was arrested Friday. Blackshear was released from custody shortly before 10 a.m. Saturday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-02-14/south-carolina-football-r
Jury selected to hear trial in Aiken officer's slaying

...Medical College of Georgia Hospital.In November, MacDougall sought unsuccessfully to change the venue of the trial to Beaufort County because of the enormous amount of publicity it has received, potentially harming the chances of securing an impartial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-29/jury-selected-hear-tri
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
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
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
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
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
Mark Sanford accused of violating divorce terms

...it an attempt to attract unnecessary attention to a private family real estate matter concerning a family farm in Beaufort County."Choosing to settle this sort of minor disagreement in court is surprising, and even more unfortunate is when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-11/mark-sanford-accused-violatin
Deputy makes suspect offer in uncovered recording

BEAUFORT, S.C. - A Beaufort County deputy told one of three suspects in the killing of an 8-year-old boy that he could save his life and his son's life by leading...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-10/deputy-makes-suspect-offer-un
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