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10:00 am on Thursday March 20, 2014

Myrtle Beach didn't make TripAdvisor's 25 best beaches list, but one SC beach did

Tripadvisor.com has released its annual Top 25 listing of the nation’s best beaches, but Myrtle Beach area beaches didn’t make the cut. The only South Carolina beach making the list released Wednesday was Hunting Island State Park in Beaufort, which...
6:16 am on Friday October 5, 2012

Friends of Hunting Island 5K returns this October

Submitted Update October 5: While the Shrimp Festival 5K and Shrimp Run is coming up this Saturday, but don't forget that the Friends of Hunting Island 5K follows the next weekend — giving you a shot to burn off those calories and help out a couple...
7:32 am on Tuesday February 21, 2012

Gov. Nikki Haley: State parks should be fending for themselves by 2013

TheDigitel It's a smart budgetary posture, but can the state park system make it? Hunting Island in Beaufort County is the lone state park to be profitable. Gov. Nikki Haley has a goal for South Carolina's state parks - generate enough revenue to...
11:47 pm on Monday February 20, 2012

Gov. Nikki Haley: State parks should be fending for themselves by 2013

Image by TheDigitel It's a smart budgetary posture, but can the state park system make it? Hunting Island in Beaufort County is the lone state park to be profitable. Update: The parks are making more money but still have far to go. Gov. Nikki Haley...
7:30 am on Sunday February 19, 2012

Gov. Nikki Haley: State parks should be fending for themselves by 2013

TheDigitel It's a smart budgetary posture, but can the state park system make it? Hunting Island is the lone state park to be profitable. Gov. Nikki Haley has a goal for South Carolina's state parks: that they will be able to generate enough revenue...
9:25 am on Sunday October 16, 2011

Get kayaking and canoeing: Paddlefest returns to Hunting Island

Flickr user lucycreek.org For all you paddlers out there and general nature lovers, here's one to add to your calendar: Higher Ground is hosting its ninth annual Paddlefest out at Hunting Island on Saturday, November 5, at noon. The recreational...
10:56 pm on Friday October 7, 2011

Friends of Hunting Island 5K returns on October 8

Submitted (Update: The run is today at 10 a.m. and the weather forecast calls for just a chance of rain and a pleasant 73 degrees. Go out for a run, or just to watch and take in some great weather.) It's just three weeks until the third annual...
6:40 am on Tuesday August 2, 2011

What's better than a week out on Hunting Island? Oh I don't know; maybe nothing!

Flickr user sycoday5 WSAV's Holly Bounds has got to be the Lowcountry's official Hunting Island reporter with as many stories as she's filed over the years. Today she's got a piece on how some families are spending their vacations out on Hunting...
4:15 am on Friday July 29, 2011

Friends of Hunting Island vie for Coca-Cola grant and need your vote (update: Now 38)

Flickr user greenkayak73 Updated July 29: Hunting Island is up to 38th in the voting. That's all for now. Just vote! Updated July 28: Hunting Island is in the Top 40 as of this morning, with 6,523 votes. According to a note from a member of Friends...
4:21 am on Wednesday July 13, 2011

Three rescued off Hunting Island

Another report in what's really become weekly water rescues that thankfully have ended well. This one is of three young men struggling against the current on Hunting Island and the heroism exhibited by a Virginia woman who saved them. This is a must...

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