Skip to content
WTOC Business Partners
Watch Us Over The Top
Download Our Apps
The News Now
Know Your Risk
Astronomical Tide and River Data
Download the WTOC Weather App
Don't Be A Victim
The End Zone
The End Zone Podcast
Play of the Week
Nominate a Teacher
Proud To Be A Farmer
#GoPinkSavannah: October is breast cancer awareness month
Publix Pharmacy Minute
Halloween Pet Photo Contest by Central Animal Hospital
Training for Warriors Promotion
Me Time With Frangela
22nd Annual Heart Ball to be held Feb. 2
The American Heart Association unveiled the theme of this year’s Southern Coast Heart Ball at Audi Hilton Head’s grand opening celebration Friday night in Hilton Head.
Seafood vendors in Bluffton stalled by Hurricane Michael
Wind and rough water lingered in the Lowcountry Thursday and forced seafood vendors to stop fishing.
Published October 11, 2018 at 9:00 PM
Talmadge, Sidney Lanier bridges back open following Hurricane Michael
The Georgia Department of Transportation closed the Talmadge and Sidney Lanier bridges to all traffic on Wednesday due to the anticipated winds from Hurricane Michael.
Published October 11, 2018 at 1:58 PM
SC State Fair to be closed on Thursday due to Hurricane Michael
The South Carolina State Fair has announced that it will be closed on Thursday due to Hurricane Michael.
Published October 10, 2018 at 4:13 PM
Man arrested for murder at Wendy’s in Bluffton
Bluffton Police and the U.S. Marshals Task Force have arrested a man for a murder that took place at a Wendy’s restaurant earlier this month.
Published October 9, 2018 at 4:24 PM
Beaufort Co. Sheriff’s Office investigating skull found near Bristol Sports Area
A forensic anthropologist will examine the skull as well as perform DNA analysis to help determine whether it belongs to an individual related to any missing persons or other investigations.
Published October 9, 2018 at 10:04 AM
Bluffton Police extradite wanted man from Texas
A 64-year-old man is back in South Carolina after two Bluffton police officers traveled to Texas to extradite him.
Published October 8, 2018 at 4:03 PM
Hilton Head double shooting suspect arrested in CA
The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says a suspect wanted in a shooting investigation has been captured in California.
Published October 8, 2018 at 11:15 AM
Arrest made in deadly Jasper County shooting
A new arrest has been made in the shooting death of 17-year-old Samquan Frazier on September 30th.
Published October 8, 2018 at 10:57 AM
New Bluffton police chief wants drug unit, revamped hiring process
Chief Chris Chapmond is in his second month on the job. He made a big move from Hot Springs, Arkansas to the South Carolina Lowcountry.
Published October 5, 2018 at 5:21 PM
Bluffton Police announce new training class to survive active shooter
Bluffton's new police chief is offering a new class to residents that could prove to be a life saver.
Published October 5, 2018 at 3:28 PM
City of Florence mourning officer lost in ‘most tragic event’
Two of the Florence police officers injured in Wednesday’s deadly officer-involved shooting have been released from the hospital, according to Florence city officials.
Published October 5, 2018 at 4:37 AM
BCSO releases surveillance of Hilton Head armed robbery suspect
Beaufort County deputies are asking for help finding the person who held up a Kangaroo Express in Hilton Head early Sunday morning and got away.
Published October 5, 2018 at 4:10 AM
HHI residents concerned about proposed gateway corridor
As Election Day gets closer, some Hilton Head Island residents are expressing concern about something they see on the ballot.
Published October 3, 2018 at 4:39 PM
What’s in the box? Midlands school unearths possible time capsule from first graduating class
When construction crews working on renovations and additions to Brookland-Cayce High School, they found an old, metal box behind a brick engraved "Class of 1931," the school's inaugural graduating class.
Published October 3, 2018 at 8:20 AM
Millions of federal dollars coming to make Georgia and South Carolina schools safer
Two local school districts are getting a big boost to their school safety funds.
Published October 3, 2018 at 6:53 AM
Beaufort County Schools have not yet decided make-up days
Beaufort County parents will have to wait a little longer to find out school make-up days.
Published October 2, 2018 at 8:34 PM
SCDOT considering U.S. 278 corridor improvements
U.S. 278 between Bluffton and Hilton Head Island could be getting bigger.
Published October 2, 2018 at 6:13 PM
Morning crash on Trask Pkwy seriously injures one driver
A bad two-vehicle crash early Tuesday morning in the South Carolina Lowcountry is under investigation.
Published October 2, 2018 at 11:19 AM
Public officials, advocacy groups push for extension on SC voter registration deadline
The ACLU of South Carolina and Attorney General Alan Wilson are pushing for the South Carolina Election Commission to extend the deadline for South Carolinians to register to vote.
Published October 2, 2018 at 4:42 AM
HHSO’s ‘Symphony Under the Stars’ returning to Bluffton
The Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra’s "Symphony Under the Stars” is returning to Bluffton for the second year.
Published October 2, 2018 at 4:33 AM
Homicide suspect wanted in deadly Jasper County shooting
A homicide suspect has been identified in a deadly shooting that took place on Sunday, Sept. 30 just after 9 a.m.
Published October 1, 2018 at 10:39 AM
Fighter pilot ejects safely from F-35 plane crash in Beaufort County, SC
A military plane crashed on Friday around 11:45 a.m. in Beaufort County, South Carolina. Officials do not know if anyone was injured.
Published September 28, 2018 at 6:27 PM
Good News: Beaufort County School District announces Teacher of the Year
The Beaufort County School District announced its 2018-2019 District Teacher of the Year Friday morning.
Published September 28, 2018 at 4:41 PM
Good News: Lowcountry Public Art Exhibition held on HHI
Hurricane Matthew is not forgotten on Hilton Head Island, and Thursday, the cultural community took a big step back from the 2016 storm.
Published September 27, 2018 at 3:48 PM
UPDATE: 2 dead in small jet crash at SC airport
A small jet has crashed after making a hard landing at a Greenville, SC airport, according to WYFF4 in Greenville on Thursday.
Published September 27, 2018 at 1:59 PM
Hilton Head lifeguard wins fan vote for favorite Big Brother houseguest
A Lowcountry lifeguard may not have taken home the grand prize Wednesday night on Big Brother, but he didn't go home empty handed.
Published September 27, 2018 at 11:31 AM
Powerful image shows Army vet hanging American flag over floodwaters
It is said a picture can speak a thousand words, and we can think of a few for this powerful image.
Published September 26, 2018 at 10:11 PM
Beaufort County Schools helping with Florence recovery
Hurricane Florence battered down on parts of the Carolinas, and many people have stepped up to help, including those at schools in the Lowcountry.
Published September 26, 2018 at 5:42 PM
Students, staff mourning loss of Beaufort Co. student killed in crash
An investigation is underway into a deadly single-vehicle crash that happened Tuesday on Bruce K Smalls Drive in Beaufort County.
Published September 26, 2018 at 11:43 AM
Hilton Head Island hires consultant to help preserve Gullah Geechee culture
The town hired The Walker Collaborative to help identify issues commonly facing the Gullah people on Hilton Head Island and work with the community to create solutions to them.
Published September 25, 2018 at 7:59 PM
‘Southern Charm’ star Thomas Ravenel out of jail after arrest on assault charge
Ravenel was booked Tuesday morning.
Published September 25, 2018 at 6:02 PM
Burton man arrested on plethora of drug, gun charges
Beaufort County investigators arrested a 23-year-old Burton man Tuesday following a short foot pursuit.
Published September 25, 2018 at 4:08 PM
Beaufort EMS returns from Horry County
The Beaufort County EMS is back home after helping with the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Horry County.
Published September 25, 2018 at 3:02 PM
Town of HHI making improvements to Pope Avenue
The town of Hilton Head Island hosted a public meeting Monday to discuss construction of the Lowcountry Celebration Park.
Published September 24, 2018 at 9:39 PM
Charleston, Mt. Pleasant police officers head to Georgetown to help as flood threat nears
Georgetown is entering the beginning stages of the life-threatening flooding expected this weekend, and some of Charleston’s own have gone to help.
Published September 24, 2018 at 9:05 PM
Georgetown County flooding could displace local marine life
The Department of Natural Resources will be monitoring salt levels in the water as Georgetown County braces for major flooding this week.
Published September 24, 2018 at 8:13 PM
Beaufort High School students participate in enterprise design class
Students and future investors in the Lowcountry are getting the chance to put their skills to the test.
Published September 20, 2018 at 3:30 PM
2 prison guards accused of attempting to provide contraband at Ridgeland Correctional Institution
Two correctional officers are accused of trying to give drugs to inmates at the Ridgeland Correctional Institution.
Published September 20, 2018 at 4:15 AM
School system considers rezoning to handle population boom in Bluffton
Some Beaufort County students may be attending new schools next year.
Published September 19, 2018 at 4:51 PM
Lowcountry businesses impacted by Hurricane Florence
Our area dodged a direct impact from Hurricane Florence, but storm preparations impact businesses bottom lines whether we get the weather or not.
Published September 19, 2018 at 3:46 PM
Load more stories
Man dies from possible drowning near Tybee Pier
Something For Everyone This Week!
Advance In-Person Voting locations in Chatham County
Two cold front ahead this week
Frogwarts Express makes stop at Georgia State Railroad Museum
Tourists, locals react to googly eyes on Nathaniel Greene statue
Temperature roller coaster this week!
Traffic Investigative Unit investigates early Sunday morning crash
Tigers fall to Morgan State at home
BC, Jenkins win on Saturday; HHI falls late
Fall-like weather retreats
Proceeds from Beaufort Food Truck Festival benefit Camp Hope
Savannah’s Fraternal order of Police celebrates 50 years of service
Savannah Greek Festival celebrates 68th year
Students from Albany re-locate to Georgia Southern following Hurricane Michael
Starland District celebrates Make Savannah fall market