Hilton Head Island High School Principal Amanda O’Nan says her relationship with a former Beaufort County Sheriff’s deputy was strictly professional, and that she has never inappropriately used the high school after hours.
A teacher at Socastee High School is being held at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center after he was accused of breaking into homes and at least one car in the Surfside Beach area. Forty-five-year-old Bion Legrand Shoemaker, III, of Surfside Beach has been charged with three counts of second-degree burglary to a residence and one count of breaking into and robbing a motor vehicle. He also faces charges of simple possession of marijuana and for carrying a pistol unlawfully.
S.C.’s first money for body cams is spread thinly. All 168 agencies that applied got something, including four solicitors’ offices, Ports Authority police and public safety agencies at four airports and 16 colleges. State regulators also got money for agents dealing with drug control, shellfish monitoring and investigating environmental crimes such as illegal dumping.