The federal departments of Housing and Urban Development and Veterans Affairs this week awarded an additional $65 million to local housing authorities around the nation to work toward ending veteran homelessness, including $250,000 for Myrtle Beach veterans.
The federal departments of Housing and Urban Development and Veterans Affairs on Monday awarded an additional $65 million to local housing authorities around the nation to work toward ending veteran homelessness, including more than $720,000 given to three South Carolina housing authorities.
Six mornings a week, everyone at Blackstone’s Cafe in downtown Beaufort stands and pledges allegiance to the flag of the United States of America. “At this point in our history, we need to be reminded that we live in a great country,” said cafe owner Roger Alley of Pleasant Point.
Sen. Lindsey Graham is continuing to weigh a presidential bid and said an announcement would come by the end of May, during a stop Tuesday in Beaufort to discuss military spending with community leaders.
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Seventy-three years ago, a band of Army fliers spent a few cold, muddy weeks living in tents in Lexington County, training at the Columbia Army Air Base. Two months later, they were dropping bombs on Japan to avenge the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Gloria Drayton was searching the sky for specks of blue and gold during the final moments of the Air Show at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort on Saturday when four Blue Angels jets roared from behind unexpectedly.
Six pilots in bright blue jumpsuits and aviator sunglasses landed their jets single-file at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort's Merrit Field on Thursday morning in preparation for this weekend's air show.
Nearly 9,700 medical appointments completed at the Williams Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center between Sept. 1 and Feb. 28 failed to meet the VA’s timeliness standard, which calls for patients to be seen within 30 days, according to government data reviewed by The Associated Press.
Seventy years ago, Raburn Miller was ordered onto a boat in the Pacific Ocean with 7,000 other soldiers. It was the height of World War II, and Miller had spent the previous three years in the Pacific theater going where the Army instructed him, including the fighting at Guadalcanal.
Over the past decade, Sgt. Shane Ortega, a helicopter crew chief in the Army’s 25th Infantry Division, has served three combat tours: Two in Iraq, one in Afghanistan. Two as a Marine and one in the Army. Two as a woman and one as a man.