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Sidewalk closed near site of new county building

The sidewalk in front of the worksite for the new Arthur Horne Building on Ribaut Road is closed until further notice.

Pedestrians who want to cross Ribaut Road should do so at the corner of Boundary Street or the corner of Duke Street.

Work began on the new Arthur Horne Building in February and is expected to be completed by March 2021. The building will have almost 8,000 square feet of office space, allowing Beaufort County to consolidate certain departments.

County hosting shredding event June 6 in Bluffton

The Beaufort County Public Works Department Solid Waste and Recycling Section has organized a secure document shredding event for County residents from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. (or truck containers are full) Saturday, June 6 at the Public Works South site located at 9 Benton Field Road, Bluffton.

To limit personal contact and protection against coronavirus, please stay in your car during the event. Staff will unload bags and boxes and will use personal protection equipment (masks and gloves).

Individuals will be limited to disposing of no more than four boxes or bags.

Any types or colors of paper, file folders or envelopes are acceptable. Staples or paper clips do not need to be removed. Materials can be brought in any container or bag and will be emptied into roll carts for immediate shredding.

Only residential quantities will be accepted. No materials from commercial businesses will be accepted. No electronics will be collected at this event.

For more information, visit www.beaufortcountysc.gov/recycle or contact the Solid Waste and Recycling Section at 843-255-2736.

Fish weigh-in returns at Port Royal Marine/Safe Harbor

Port Royal Marine/Safe Harbor has reopened the year-round fishing tournament weigh-in during operational hours. There are 28 categories for male, female, youth, and 10 and younger.

For additional information, please contact Captain Frank Gibson at 843-522-2122 or email fgibson@islc.net.