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11:29 am on Wednesday March 20, 2013

Roommate assaulted, left bleeding after refusing to lend car

A 68-year-old man was assaulted by his Burton roommate and left bleeding after refusing to lend his car.
3:59 am on Tuesday March 5, 2013

Armed robbery at People's Choice Insurance in Burton

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery at a Burton business Friday, March 1, just before 5 p.m. Here are details from a release: Upon arrival, deputies met with two employees who advised that the business had just...
2:43 am on Tuesday August 14, 2012

The Burton Traffic Circle: Is it really a good idea?

Gail Ankney/EatSleepPlayBeaufort.com As a regular traveler through the new Burton traffic circle located at Joe Frazier and Morrall Drive, I have to wonder if the new traffic circle really is such a great idea. During my daily trips around the turn-...
9:17 am on Tuesday July 31, 2012

Burton traffic circle nearing completion

TheDigitel A new traffic circle in Burton on Joe Frazier Road near Laurel Bay should be completed by late August, and so far reactions are positive to the-not-yet-complete circle's traffic calming effects.
3:29 am on Sunday July 1, 2012

Beaufort County officers fire shots at car near Salem Road apartments

Three Beaufort County officers were involved in a shooting at Canal Apartments on Salem Road after pulling over a car that then drove towards the officers. Two men were wounded and a child in the car was not injured. Many reports abound, but WTOC 11...
11:59 pm on Wednesday March 14, 2012

Home invasion, armed robbery reported at Burton home

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery and assault reported at a Burton home last night. Just after 10 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13, Sheriff's deputies responded to a residence on Churchdale Drive [map below] in...
11:44 am on Sunday February 5, 2012

Burton teen shoots self in leg

Flickr user lifecreations On Wednesday night, a 15-year-old Burton resident accidentally shot himself in the left calf. Deputies respondd to the incident at approximately 10:15 p.m. Charges are unlikely. For the few more details on the story, head...
10:22 pm on Friday December 16, 2011

Boil water advisory for part of Burton lifted

Flickr user ilmungo The latest water samples for the water in the Burton area of Beaufort is free from bacteria and is safe for human consumption, according to a release by Beaufort Jasper Water and Sewer Authority (BJWSA). The precautionary boil...
4:31 am on Thursday December 15, 2011

Man dies after being shot near Beaufort apartment complex (Update: Arrest, details)

Update December 15: Beaufort Police have released more details about the case and have arrested 20-year-old Roquel Connors in connection with the fatal shooting. Police say the incident stemmed from a drug deal that turned into an attempted robbery...
8:14 am on Thursday July 28, 2011

Felony charges filed in case of dog that perished in hot weather

Flickr user jeffbalke Not the dog in question, but you get the idea. A Lowcountry dog perished last Thursday after it was left outside with little shade in a 110-degree heat index. And now 26-year-old Bluffton man Loies Loyola is being charged with...