Aiken picks Dorchester educator as superintendent

...points, according to information provided by the district. In a prior role as chief instructional services officer in Beaufort County, seven schools under his direction achieved "excellent" ratings."He blew us away," Board Vice Chairman Levi...

Beaufort County works overtime in Wise trial

...Three weeks into office and Beaufort County Clerk of Court Elizabeth Smith...clerks sent out summonses for 300 Beaufort County residents, ordered courtroom...preparations. "Why did they pick Beaufort County?" an exhausted Ms. Smith asked...

Four Beaufort County adults exposed to rabid cat

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Four Beaufort County adults are receiving medical care after they were exposed...was euthanized after being attacked by a rabid bobcat. The Beaufort County cat was captured on March 23 and found to have the disease...

Man convicted of killing Beaufort County deputies

BEAUFORT, S.C. -- A Burton man convicted Monday of killing two Beaufort County sheriff's deputies who responded to a domestic dispute last year must now fight for his life. A jury of eight women and four...

Across the region

Guard at jail faces misconduct chargeBEAUFORT, S.C. - Deputies say a guard at the Beaufort County jail sold a murder suspect a cellphone for $50.Authorities said 26-year-old Cynthia Jensen was charged with misconduct in...

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...

Beaufort County fights dock expansion permit

COLUMBIA --- Beaufort County officials scored a key victory in...four, including the dock fight in Beaufort County, a hearing Oct. 8. Glenn McCall...Republican Party, asked that the Beaufort County case receive a hearing. He was...

Sex charge against SC school psychologist

BEAUFORT, S.C. - A Beaufort County schools spokesman says a psychologist charged with the sexual battery of a student has resigned.Spokesman Jim Foster tells the...

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...

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...