Coosawhatchie man dies in one- car accident in Jasper County
A Coosawhatchie man died in a single-vehicle accident in Jasper County on Feb. 27, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol. Daniel Cardenas-Andrade, 52, died at the scene from injuries he sustained in the accident, Jasper County Coroner Willie Aiken said. The accident happened around 3 a.m. on West Frontage...
Ridgeland man killed in crash remembered for ‘big heart,’ longtime service at fish market
The 52-year-old worked at the Sea Eagle Market in Beaufort, where he met his wife.
Hardeeville woman pleads guilty to assaulting minor on Breeze Airways flight: DOJ
CHARLESTON COUNTY, S.C. (WCIV) — A 61-year-old from Hardeeville pleaded guilty to assaulting a minor on an airplane, a news release from the United States Department of Justice Monday revealed. Susan Holiday was flying on Breeze Airways from Louisville, Kentucky, to Charleston, South Carolina, on May 14, 2023, when...
Randy Vaughn: Stalling and spinning out of control
Newsflash: Millions of dollars of Hampton County taxpayer dollars have been misspent and the county is broke. You know that unless you have been under a rock for the last three years. The question is “What are you going to do about it?”. After citizens had been asking the...
SC search continues for endangered elderly man
SUN CITY, S.C. (WSAV) – Law enforcement agencies in Beaufort County are asking for the public’s help in their search for a missing elderly man. Martin Raffone, 81, of Okatie was reported missing by concerned family members. He suffers from dementia and is considered endangered. The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) is now assisting […]
Hampton County elections filing period opens March 16; What crucial seats are up for grabs?
The filing period for the upcoming state primary elections is set to open this month and, with Hampton County's ongoing financial and leadership problems, this year marks an important local election with crucial seats up for grabs. Interested candidates who wish to run for Hampton County offices in the June...
Update on Yemassee’s Hwy 21 detour: Here’s when drivers can expect a new, wider bridge
The portion of U.S. 21 at the border of Beaufort and Hampton counties has been closed since September, when a train derailment damaged the roadway’s bridge.
Over 40 vehicles burned in fire at Effingham County car auction lot
EFFINGHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - Effingham County Fire Rescue responded to a fire that damaged 42 cars at a sale and salvage lot on Thursday night. Even though the lot where the fire happened is just down the road from the warehouse where a $1 million worth of stolen goods were, Effingham County Fire Rescue say they saw surveillance video which shows no signs of foul play or suspicious activity.
Hardeeville man named as driver killed when vehicle crashed, sank into retention pond
Bystanders jumped into the water in an attempt to save the man Wednesday afternoon, according to the Hardeeville Police Department.
Effingham County woman tucked her daughter into bed and disappeared. That was 22 years ago
RINCON, Ga. — The case of a Rincon woman who has been missing for more than 20 years is still boggling the minds of family members and police. It’s a mystery that Allyson Romedy’s family says they want to put an end to. “She wasn’t perfect. She...
Some officials concerned as Hampton County's new administrator fires new finance director
Amid scandals involving millions of misspent taxpayer dollars and two active state police investigations, Hampton County has fired its new finance director, a man described by one state official as an experienced administrator who "created much of the framework for the ongoing investigation and administrative restructuring" of the cash-strapped county.
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Puppies Of Okatie, SC Need You!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near okatie.
Five years after Murdaugh boat crash, Mallory Beach family still searching for answers
Five years after a fatal boat crash helped launch a series of events that ultimately brought the downfall of a notorious criminal attorney, the mother of boat crash victim Mallory Beach is remembering her daughter. As many around the Southeast and nation marked the Feb. 24, 2019, Beaufort County boating accident that...
Local Alert: 81-year-old Dementia Patient Martin Raffone Missing from Okatie, Seen in Hardeeville
The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is asking for public help to find 81-year-old Martin Raffone from Okatie. His family reported him missing on February 20, 2024. Raffone, a dementia patient, left his Sun City home early in the morning. He was driving a white 2015 Hyundai Genesis sedan, South Carolina license plate KDP973. His medical condition raises safety concerns.
Neighbors in Effingham County continue to voice concerns about chemical plant, DRT America
RINCON, Ga (WSAV) — “Stop the Toxins,” a group aimed to discuss DRT America, a plant in Springfield, held their third town hall meeting Thursday night in Rincon. It’s a smell that Heather Stafford, a Rincon resident, told News 3 is indescribable. “It’s extremely overwhelming,” she said. “Some people have said it smells like ammonia. […]
$1 million worth of stolen goods found at warehouse in Rincon
EFFINGHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - Effingham County deputies are investigating after they say they found a million dollars’ worth of stolen goods at a warehouse. Agents executed a search warrant on Commerce Court in Rincon on Tuesday. “There were at least 18 to 20 cop cars. We didn’t even...
52-year-old Ridgeland man killed in Jasper County crash Tuesday morning, coroner says
The deadly crash happened on Frontage Road, about two miles outside Yemassee town limits.
SC juror in landmark hate crime trial over transgender woman’s murder says texts were convincing
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The jury foreperson in a landmark federal hate crime trial involving an Allendale transgender woman’s murder shared what key pieces of evidence convinced her of the defendant’s guilt. After about four hours of deliberations last Friday, a jury in Columbia found that Daqua Ritter...
Ochsner, Novant Health Celebrate Ribbon Cutting At New Facility
Ochsner Health and Novant Health leaders joined with Hilton Head Island – Bluffton officials to celebrate the official opening of Ochsner and Novant Health 65 Plus – Okatie. The comprehensive program is designed to meet the unique health needs of people 65 and older, offering customized healthcare, social support and wellness resources to care for the whole person.
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Allendale as of 2024-03-04. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.352, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.