Disaster Recovery

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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Hurricane Irma Images and Video from The County Channel

BC General Announcement – 091117 – Hurricane Irma Images and Video from The County Channel Beaufort County’s Broadcast Services team has captured images countywide showing the effects of Hurricane Irma to our area. Visit the County’s facebook page here and the following links from The County Channel (also available here on YouTube) to see images:  Lady’s Island Airport Area  Lady’s Island Boat Landing […]

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County Offices Scheduled to Reopen September 13

BC General Announcement – 091117 – County Offices to Reopen September 13 All Beaufort County facilities, to include Convenience Centers, Library branches, and PALS facilities, are currently scheduled to reopen Wednesday, September 13 according to their normal operating schedules. Please continue to check the County’s website www.bcgov.net for updated information.

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PUBLIC NOTICE for Generator at Ladys Island Airport

Hazard Mitigation Grants Joint Federal, State, Local Public Notice   The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and South Carolina Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) have received an application for Federal grant funding through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP). Funding for this grant was made available after the 4241 Presidential declaration was made regarding the flood of October 2015. Funding for the proposed project will be […]

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PUBLIC NOTICE: OUTDOOR WARNING SIREN GRANT PROJECT

Hazard Mitigation Grants Joint Federal, State, Local Public Notice The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and South Carolina Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) have received an application for Federal grant funding through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP). Funding for this grant was made available after the 4241 Presidential declaration was made regarding the flood of October 2015. Funding for the proposed project will be conditional […]

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Palmetto Disaster Recovery Adds New Dates for Application Intake Events

The Palmetto Disaster Recovery Office, an affiliate of the South Carolina Disaster Recovery Office, is holding three additional application intake events for individuals who still have unmet needs as a result of Hurricane Matthew. Two events were held earlier this month. The next events will take place as follows: Monday, July 24 and Tuesday, July 25 2-8pm Brick Baptist Church 85 Martin Luther King, Jr. […]

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