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  1. Wind carries burning trash, causes brush fire in Hampton CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Someone burning trash caused quite a scare on Thursday afternoon in Hampton County when wind caught it and turned it into a brush fire. It happened on Hacklous Road and spread to Pocataligo Road toward Yemassee.


  2. Unlicensed driver who killed 2 cyclists in Hampton gets up to 40 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Concord Monitor

    An unlicensed, intoxicated driver who plowed her car into a group of bicyclists, killing two of them, was sentenced yesterday to up to 40 years in prison after loved ones of the victims spoke of the agony their deaths had caused. "You changed my world.


  3. Fatal house fire under investigation in LowcountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Investigators are looking into the cause of an early morning fatal house fire in Hampton County. The Hampton Fire Department got the call around 3:40 a.m. Thursday to a home on Wilson Road in Varnville.


  4. Alfred Larue LutzRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Pocono Record

    Alfred Larue Lutz, 77, passed away on Jan. 17 at South Hampton Memorial Hospital, Franklin, Virginia. Mr. Lutz was born on July 6, 1937 in Williamsport, and had been a resident of South Hampton County since 1997.


  5. Bluffton Self Help opens toy store for families in need this ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    On top of providing groceries and cloths to those in need, Bluffton Self Help gives Christmas toys to children throughout Beaufort, Hampton and Jasper counties. But this year, instead of the volunteers picking out the toys, parents and even children, will get to pick out the toys they want thanks to the brand new toy store.


  6. FAA investigates small engine plane crash in Hampton Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... one was seriously injured. We're very fortunate. This has been an experience for us. It isn't something that Hampton County has everyday. So we're very thankful that no one was hurt seriously and we hope the person that does have the worse of the ...


  7. Worry mounts over U.S. 17 wideningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | SavannahNow

    ... had already been allocated by the board for the U.S. 17 and S.C. 68 widening projects, the latter planned for Hampton County. A scenario that transportation officials proposed would use that balance and an advance from future years' funds, which ...


  8. Hampton County Council considering new land use ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Officials say Hampton County hasn't revised the land use ordinance in about two decades, and a new plan could help prepare the county for the future. "For a lot of people, that's just going to be cost prohibitive," said county resident Fred Cope.


  9. Hampton Co. Police Department arrests suspects in meth bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A rare meth bust has been made by the Hampton County Police Department after a traffic stop on the 1000 block of Elm Street lead to the discovery of a methamphetamine lab on Friday, August 22nd.


  10. Nevamar to close plant in Hampton CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    There was some discouraging news for some people in the Lowcountry on Thursday as Hampton County's fourth largest employer is shutting its doors and laying off more than 200 employees.


  11. Plant closing deals a blow to HamptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | Post and Courier

    ... a billboard declaring, "Your Dream Job is Here," adding, "Thank Our Industries for Providing Great Jobs in Hampton County." That's when word broke that by year's end, this plant will close as its current owner consolidates its operations in Maine. ...


  12. Company to close 240-person plant in SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | Bluffton Today

    A factory that has employed thousands of people since the World War II era is expected to shut its doors in Hampton County, S.C. by the end of the year.


  13. Plant with 230 employees closing in Hampton CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | News 12 WRDW

    A plant in Hampton with 230 full and part-time workers are closing by the end of this year, Panolam President and CEO Al Kabus said.