Disaster Recovery

County Adds Fourth Debris Management Site Following Hurricane Irma

BC General Announcement – 091917 – County Adds Fourth Debris Site Last week, Beaufort County opened three Debris Management Sites to accept Class 1 and 2 debris, as well as white goods debris. The sites are located at Daufuskie Island, Ihly Farms, and Pinckney Point. Commercial vehicles should not use the debris sites. A fourth site is available at Barnwell Resources located at 490 Brickyard […]

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County Adjusts Scheduling Allowing for Convenience Centers to be Open this Wednesday

BC General Announcement – 091817 – County Adjusts Scheduling Allowing for Convenience Centers this Wednesday Due to cleanup associated with Hurricane Irma, all Beaufort County Convenience Centers will be open September 20, from 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Centers are typically closed on Wednesdays, but the County is keeping them open this Wednesday to better accommodate residents with disposal of yard waste. The Centers will […]

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Information about Debris Disposal and Outdoor Burning

BC General Announcement – 091517 – Information About Debris Disposal and Outdoor Burning Following closures due to Hurricane Irma, all Beaufort County Convenience Centers are now operating on their normal schedules. The County will not provide curbside pickup of Hurricane Irma storm debris.   Beaufort County is opening three Debris Management Sites to accept Class 1 and 2 debris, as well as white goods debris. […]

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County to Open Convenience Centers and Debris Sites September 13

BC General Announcement -091217 – UPDATED County Convenience Centers and Debris Sites to Open September 13 Following closures due to Hurricane Irma, all Beaufort County Convenience Centers are scheduled to open tomorrow, Wednesday, September 13. Centers are typically closed on Wednesdays, but the County is reopening them early to accommodate residents. The Centers will operate from 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. All Centers will return […]

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Removal Process for Storm-Damaged Trees in Unincorporated Beaufort County

BC General Announcement – 091517 – Removal Process for Storm-Damaged Trees in Unincorporated Beaufort County After severe storms such as Hurricane Irma, a common reaction is the removal of trees to limit future damage potential. Many trees may not require attention, some trees may need restoration, and others may need to be removed.   Beaufort County understands that residential and commercial property owners must decide […]

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Beaufort County Mosquito Control’s Response to Hurricane Irma Underway

BC General Announcement – 091417 – Mosquito Control Response to Hurricane Irma Underway Given the recent arrival of Hurricane Irma, Beaufort County Mosquito Control (BCMC) anticipates an escalating and significant increase in the biting mosquito populations throughout the Lowcountry. The vegetative and woody debris, clogged stormwater drainage systems, and flooding will create surplus mosquito breeding sites in Beaufort County. The identical scenarios occurred after Tropical […]

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Buckwalter Rec Reopening September 14

BC General Announcement – 091317 – Buckwalter Rec Reopening September 14 The Buckwalter Recreation Center will resume normal operating hours tomorrow, Thursday, September 14. The Center had been closed because members of the National Guard were onsite due to Hurricane Irma. Tackle football games and cheerleading will occur as scheduled this Saturday, September 16. Flag football and soccer games scheduled for this Saturday are postponed […]

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Hurricane Irma Update: Evacuation Order Lifted for Beaufort County’s Barrier Islands

BC General Announcement – 091217 – Evacuation Order Lifted for Barrier Islands South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster lifted a mandatory evacuation order this morning for the following barrier islands in Beaufort County – Daufuskie Island, Fripp Island, Harbour Island, Hilton Head Island, and Hunting Island. There is damage to the causeway/roadway on the north end of the Harbour Island bridge, which will result in temporary […]

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County To Initiate Damage Assessment Stemming from Hurricane Irma Starting September 13

BC General Announcement -091217 – County Initiates Damage Assessment Stemming from Hurricane Irma Starting tomorrow at 8 a.m., Beaufort County will initiate an inspection and damage assessment of conditions stemming from Hurricane Irma, with teams working countywide. Led by the County’s offices of the Assessor and Building Codes, the County is working in conjunction with the City of Beaufort, and the towns of Bluffton, Hilton […]

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County to Open Convenience Centers and Debris Sites September 13

BC General Announcement -091217 – County Convenience Centers and Debris Sites to Open September 13 Following closures due to Hurricane Irma, all Beaufort County Convenience Centers are scheduled to open tomorrow, Wednesday, September 13. Centers are typically closed on Wednesdays, but the County is reopening them early to accommodate residents. The Centers will operate from 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. All Centers will return to […]

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