Disaster Recovery

All Beaufort County Convenience Centers Reopening Monday, September 17

Please see attached General Announcement for full details and links. All Beaufort County Convenience Centers will be reopen Monday, September 17, including those typically closed on Mondays (Cuffy and Coffin Point on St. Helena and Sheldon and Big Estate in the Sheldon area). The centers will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Residents are urged to exercise patience and caution while maneuvering throughout the centers, […]

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County Convenience Centers Remain Closed: Officials Call on Public to Refrain from Illegal Dumping

Please see attached General Announcement for full details and links. As previously advised, all Beaufort County government offices and facilities are closed today, September 13 and tomorrow, September 14. The local landfills will be closed through Sunday, September 16. Therefore, all County Convenience Centers remain closed during this time, as waste trucks will be unavailable to pull and empty containers. Individuals should not dump garbage or […]

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All Beaufort County Offices and Facilities Closed This Week

Please see the attached General Announcement for full details and links. All Beaufort County government offices and facilities will remain closed the remainder of the week due to a shift in storm pattern of Hurricane Florence. According to a press conference this morning by Beaufort County Sheriff P.J. Tanner, Beaufort County is in “standby mode” and support resources are positioned and ready to assist. The Sheriff […]

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All Beaufort County Facilities Remain Closed September 12

Please see the attached General Announcement for full details and links. Shortly after 11 a.m. this morning, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster lifted the evacuation order for Beaufort County that was scheduled to go into effect at 12 noon today. The storm track of Hurricane Florence continues to fluctuate and Beaufort County is now back inside the southernmost range of the potential storm impacts. As such, all […]

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Beaufort County Approved Sources of Information

For Hurricane Florence, please be sure to use only these sources for accurate information: http://www.bcgov.net https://www.facebook.com/beaufortcountysc https://twitter.com/bftcountysc  

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President Declares Disaster For State Of South Carolina And 16 Counties

COLUMBIA, S.C. – In response to Governor Henry McMaster’s request, President Donald Trump declared a major disaster exists in the state of South Carolina and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in 16 counties affected by Hurricane Irma. The Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance Program helps reimburse local governments, state agencies, eligible private non-profit organizations and electric co-operatives for certain […]

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U.S. Small Business Administration Offers Disaster Assistance to South Carolina Businesses and Residents Affected by Hurricane Irma

Fact Sheet- Disaster Loans South Carolina businesses and residents affected by Hurricane Irma Sept. 6-13, 2017, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, SBA Administrator Linda McMahon announced today.   Administrator McMahon made the loans available in response to a letter from Gov. Henry McMaster on Oct. 4, requesting a disaster declaration by the SBA.  The declaration covers Beaufort and […]

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County Closing Debris Management Sites October 8

BC General Announcement – 092817 – Debris Sites Closing October 8 The Debris Management Sites opened by Beaufort County after Hurricane Irma will close at 7 p.m. on October 8. The sites are located at Barnwell Resources, Daufuskie Island, Ihly Farms, and Pinckney Point. Residents may dispose of Class 1 and 2 debris, as well as white goods debris, at these sites. After October 9, […]

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Debris Management Sites Daily Totals

Monday September 25, 2017, there were 105 debris loads taken to both Ihly Farms and Pinckney Point. 44 debris loads were taken to Ihly Farms and 61 were taken to Pinckney Point. Since September 13, 2017, there have been 2,550 debris loads taken to both locations. As of today September 27, 2017, there have been 18 tons taken to Barnwell. Below is a summary of […]

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Debris Management Sites Daily Totals

Thursday September 21, 2017, there were 121 debris loads taken to both Ihly Farms and Pinckney Point. 58 debris loads were taken to Ihly Farms and 63 were taken to Pinckney Point. Since September 13, 2017, there have been 2,024 debris loads taken to both locations. Below is a summary of this information. DATE IHLY Pinckney Point 13-Sep 89 107 14-Sep 119 183 15-Sep 171 […]

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