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3:51 am on Tuesday September 4, 2012

Golf cart concerns revisited after bizarre fatal accident on Fripp Island

Flickr user BernardBoyGenius Last month a vacationer on Fripp Island sustained a fatal head injury after the driver of the golf cart she was in made a sharp left turn. 50-year-old Ellen Lambeth's head then was struck by concrete, leading to a case...
6:28 am on Sunday September 4, 2011

Photo of the Day: A Sea Island sunset

Keelan Jones The waters off Fripp Island glow in the sunset on August 10th.
7:38 am on Sunday July 17, 2011

Beware the media's bark more than an S.C. shark bite

Flickr user A.M. Kuchling Want to see sharks in South Carolina? Only expect to have luck if you go to the S.C. Aquarium (pictured.) Hear the one about South Carolina's Fripp Island having one of "America's Most Shark-Infested Beaches"? Yeah, we'...
5:11 am on Tuesday July 12, 2011

Beware the media's bark more than an S.C. shark bite

Image by Flickr user A.M. Kuchling Want to see sharks in South Carolina? Only expect to have luck if you go to the S.C. Aquarium (pictured.)Hear the one about South Carolina's Fripp Island having one of "America's Most Shark-Infested Beaches"?...
6:20 am on Monday June 13, 2011

Woman left adrift, stranded in Beaufort area waters

A woman who put a raft in the water at Fripp Island was swept about four miles into the middle of the St. Helena Sound and stranded. By chance, she was rescued by a passing boater and pulled to shore. I'll shoot you to WTOC for a brief on the...
12:05 pm on Wednesday January 26, 2011

Fripp Island Audubon to host 'The Bat Lady'

Flickr user amynkassam Bats, Beaufort, Battlestar Galactica Vicky Smith, also known as "The Bat Lady," will speak to the Fripp Island Audubon Society at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Fripp Island Community Center. Smith will discuss the critical role the...
4:48 am on Friday December 17, 2010

Fripp Island man strays into national limelight after cutting California $10,000 check

Flickr user BillRhodesPhoto Some 46 years ago Dennis R. Ferguson lost his job at Douglas Aircraft and subsequently relied on unemployment aid for four months. And it's that help that he credits with allowing him to change careers to be a computer...
3:32 am on Wednesday October 13, 2010

Fripp Island resort marks 50 years

Flickr user scottycentral View of a small bridge off a golf course on Fripp Island in South Carolina. On Sunday, Fripp Island marked 50 years of since development began of what was totally undeveloped and inaccessible barrier island. While nature...
5:04 am on Wednesday June 30, 2010

Marietta girl recovering from Beaufort-area shark bite (updated)

Fripp Island locator Updated June 30: The Beaufort Gazette reports Ga. girl upbeat after being bitten by shark off of Fripp Island. Read the story here. First reported June 29: The Atlanta Journal Constitution is reporting that a 6-year-old Marietta...
2:31 am on Saturday October 10, 2009

Gator tears off man's forearm at Fripp Island golf course (updated)

Image by Flickr user boeke Image by 20091009-golf.jpg Not the golf course in question. Update October 10: No word on if the mans arm could be saved, but The Beaufort Gazette has some more information on the alligator attack. First reporting: A...
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