South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford talked with a small group of media after his town hall at the Technical College of the Lowcountry in Beaufort, on March 3, 2017. Sanford said he plans on doing another town hall in either Bluffton or Hilton Head Island within the next couple weeks.
Researchers with Cape Cod-based OCEARCH hauled in a 12-foot great white shark March 3, 2017, during the early part of the research organization's Expedition Lowcountry. The team has been on the hunt for sharks since Monday, hoping to tag specimens to further understand their movements. This particular shark was dubbed, appropriately, "Hilton".
A 6.8 megawatt solar facility with 31,000 solar panels is producing electricity in Saluda. The Solar power industry is lobbying the South Carolina legislature to order state counties to give it tax breaks. The tax breaks, the industry says, are necessary to attract solar investment to the state.