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County offers secure document shredding

The Beaufort County Public Works Department Solid Waste and Recycling section has established a shredding event for Saturday, October 11 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the County Public Works Convenience Center located at 80 Shanklin Road, Beaufort, SC, 29906.

Any types or colors of paper, file folders, envelopes, etc are acceptable.  Staples and 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. All materials will be shredded on site for as long as the trucks have capacity. NO electronics will be collected at this event.

If you have questions concerning the shredding event, please call the county Solid Waste and Recycling Division for more information at 843-255-2744 or www.bcgov.net/recycle.

Subway armed robbery investigation continues

The investigation into the armed robbery of a Beaufort restaurant continues.

Just after 9:15 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28, an unknown black male entered the Subway sandwich shop located at 10 Sams Point Way on Lady’s Island, jumped onto the counter, brandished a handgun and demanded money from the 19-year-old female employee. After being given cash from the register, the suspect fled the store.

The suspect was described as a light-skinned black male between 20-24 years old, approximately 6’00”, 180 lbs, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with black gloves and a black mask.

Anyone with information is asked to contact either Investigator Sgt. A. Boland at 843-255-3707 or Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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