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Live fire training set for Sunday

Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island will commence live fire training from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 30.

The marsh and waterways in the range impact area to include Archers Creek, Ribbon Creek, and Edding Creek will be closed to boater traffic.

For questions regarding firing times and waterway closures please contact the Weapons and Field Training Battalion Range Control at 843-228-3170.

Licenses available for solid waste collectors and haulers

Beginning July 1, solid waste hauler licenses for 2019-20 will be available for all associated collectors and haulers operating in Beaufort County. The county will not accept disposal charges at its approved landfills from collectors and haulers who do not have a valid license after Aug. 1. License fees are $100 per year for the first vehicle and $50 for each additional vehicle/decal.

Per section 62-31 of Beaufort County’s Code of Ordinances, all contractors providing residential waste collection and transportation within the County must have a license which, along with decals, can be obtained from either the Beaufort or Bluffton location of the Beaufort County Public Works Department as follows:

  • Mondays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 120 Shanklin Road in Beaufort
  • Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 9 Benton Field Road in Bluffton

Questions should be directed to Cindy Carter at or 843-255-2745.


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