South Carolina Deadline to Apply for SBA Working Capital Loans is July 12

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding businesses in South Carolina that working capital loans are still available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations affected by Hurricane Matthew on Oct. 4 – 30, 2016. “Businesses that suffered economic losses as a result of the disaster and want to apply for low-interest loans from the […]

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County to Continue Phone Survey to Determine Residents Still Needing Assistance Due to Storm Damage

The Beaufort County Long Term Recovery Group will continue to conduct a telephone survey of individuals who contacted FEMA after Hurricane Matthew. The purpose of the survey is to determine any unmet needs stemming from the storm damage. The number that will appear on phones with caller ID will be 843-255-1000. The survey will be conducted as follows: Thursday, June 15, from 4 p.m. to […]

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Debris Removal Operations Stop for Holidays

Beaufort County Hurricane Matthew Debris Removal Operations will stop at the end of the day today Thursday December 22, 2016 and resume on January 3, 2017.

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Debris Removal Update as of December 21, 2016

Below is the 12/21/2016 summary of Beaufort County debris removal and hazardous tree removal operations: Vegetative and C&D Debris Removal Operation: Total:  36 loads / 1,886 Cubic Yards (*Including 0 loads / 0 CYD from Daufuskie Island) Vegetative/Wood – 1,886 CY (*Including 0 CYD from Daufuskie Island) Construction & Demolition – 0 CY(*Including 0 CYD from Daufuskie Island) LHS Hazardous Tree Removal Operation: 2 total tickets […]

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Hilton Head Area Association of Realtors Offers Hurricane Relief Funds to Qualifying Residents

The Hilton Head Area Association of REALTORS, in partnership with the National Association of REALTORS, is offering relief assistance to Hurricane Matthew victims in Beaufort County through the REALTOR Relief Fund. The REALTOR Relief Fund will provide mortgage or rent relief of up to $1,000 to qualified individuals. Assistance is available to qualified applicants toward one of the following: 1. Monthly mortgage expense for the […]

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New Hours for Hilton Head Disaster Recovery Center: Beaufort to Close

  The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), operated by the State of South Carolina and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), at the Burton Wells Recreation Center in Beaufort will close permanently at 5 p.m. Wednesday, December 14. The recovery center in Hilton Head will extend its days of operation, from three to six days a week, at its same location, beginning Monday, December 12: Town […]

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Facilities Management debris and damage update 12/6/2016

The Following tables were provided by Mark Roseneau, Facilities Management Director, and contain the current assessment of damage to County properties and their respective status.   copy-of-hurricane-matthew-report-facilities-management-12062016 building-list-12-6-2016-2

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Debris Removal Update November 2, 2016

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Debris Removal Screenshot November 1, 2016

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Debris Removal Screenshot October 31, 2016

screenshot-10312016 Blue Squares are bucket trucks working hanging limbs and leaning trees. Red squares are debris removal trucks removing debris. Green dots are where a debris pile was removed. All trucks do not show in this screenshot. 60 removal trucks and 40+ bucket trucks currently working in the County.  

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