News Flash

Posted on: August 7, 2020

Bluffton hosts three public hearings during August 11 Town Council Meeting

Bluffton’s Town Council will host three public hearings within the August 11 Town Council meeting which gives residents an opportunity to comment on proposed amendments to the Town of Bluffton Code of Ordinances which includes:

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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Mayor's Message - August 5, 2020

Dear Bluffton,

We are in month 5 of the pandemic and despite logistical changes, the business of the Town of Bluffton continues unabated.

This version of my newsletter will be a potpourri of updates from multiple Town activities or activities which may affe...

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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: August 6, 2020

SCDCA: Tips to navigate tax-free weekend August 7-9,2020

Whether you are buying back-to-school items for virtual or in-person school attendance, take advantage of tax-free weekend this weekend, August 7-9, 2020. The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is encouraging consumers to navigate this ...

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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: August 4, 2020

New deadline for U.S. Census – September 30, 2020

State and federal money doesn’t follow the need, it follows the numbers.

The U.S. Census announced its new deadline is September 30 versus the end of October.

The U.S. Census is the one-stop-shop data source for how communities are funded through ...

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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: August 4, 2020

SCAM ALERT: Be in the know about the latest phone scam

The Bluffton Police Department has received several calls from residents reporting an unknown person calling, claiming to be an officer with the Bluffton Police Department. Once on the phone, the unknown caller says the victim missed Grand Jury and now ha...

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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Power outage information as it relates to our area

In the event you lose power -- please see the information below to report the outage, as well as stay "in the know" as to when it might be restored.Dominion Energy📞Power Outage: 1-888-333-4465🌐 Outage Map: https://www.Dominio...

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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Town begins sewer project in Historic District (Pritchard Street)

The Town of Bluffton has awarded a construction contract to Jordan Construction of Hilton Head, Inc. to install sanitary sewer on Pritchard Street. This is the first of six phases of sewer construction in Bluffton’s Historic District. This first...

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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Town offices to close at noon due to Isaias

Town of Bluffton offices will be closed at noon today due to Tropical Storm Isaias. Town staff will still be working remotely throughout the business day and storm activity.

Please keep abreast to the updated storm information via the Town’s webs...

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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: August 2, 2020

NWS National Hurricane Center: Tropical Storm Warning issued for our area

The National Weather Service has issued a TROPICAL STORM WARNING for our area. This means tropical-storm force winds are expected sometime within the next 36 hours, as well as significant amounts of rain. 

In preparation, please see the following:...

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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: August 1, 2020

NWS National Hurricane Center: Tropical Storm Watch issued for our area

According to the U.S. National Weather Service (NWS), Isaias has weakened to a tropical storm; however, it is expected to re-strengthen to a hurricane overnight as it approaches the southeast coast of Florida.A TROPICAL STORM WATCH is in effect for our ar...

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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: July 30, 2020

Emergency Management Division creates videos on hurricane preparedness

Hurricane Season is upon us. In order for the community to be prepared, the Town of Bluffton’s Emergency Management Division is providing videos on what families can do now, before a storm strikes. 

In previous years, the Town’...

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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: July 29, 2020

Mayor's Message - July 29, 2020

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Dear Bluffton,

Governor Henry McMaster held a 4 p.m. media conference today announcing all remaining businesses which are still closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, may reopen Monday. The caveat: masks must be worn. These businesses...

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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: July 29, 2020

School Board approves delaying 2020-21 start date to Sept. 8

 The Beaufort County Board of Education on Tuesday approved a revised 2020-21 school calendar that delays the first day of school from August 17 until September 8. 

Gov. Henry McMaster endorsed a Sept. 8 opening day during a recent news c...

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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Town meetings to remain virtual in August

The Town of Bluffton’s public meeting schedule for August is listed below.

The following meetings will be held. All public meetings will be held via Zoom and will broadcast on the Town of Bluffton Government’s Facebook page.

  • Town Council...
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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Bluffton Police Department postpones National Night Out event

In an effort to keep the Bluffton community healthy and prevent spreading the coronavirus, the Bluffton Police Department is postponing its anticipated and popular National Night Out event. It was scheduled for Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 5 p.m. &nd...

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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Mayor's Message - July 22, 2020

Dear Bluffton, 

We all continue to live in a phase of uncertainty. I just want to acknowledge everyone in our community who continues to adjust their plans and align themselves with best practices to help control the infection rate. As we walk thr...

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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Mayor's Message - July 15, 2020

Dear Bluffton, 
The news around the state, Beaufort County and Bluffton continue to be trending in the wrong direction. 
The Island Packet reported the coronavirus is spreading “uncontrolled” in our state. 
Sout...
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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Mike Hostilo partners with the Town for the Bluffton Lutzie 43 Virtual 5K

The Town of Bluffton is excited to announce the partnership with the Mike Hostilo Law Firm for this year’s Bluffton Lutzie 43 Virtual 5K.

“We are excited to have Mike’s law firm involved this year. Everyone knows his commerci...

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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Town hosts two public hearings during July 14 Town Council meeting

There are two public hearings within the July 14 Town Council meeting which gives residents an opportunity to comment on proposed amendments to the Town of Bluffton Code of Ordinances 1) proposed amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance, uses by di...

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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Can we count on you? Fill out the U.S. Census today!

State and federal money doesn’t follow the need, it follows the numbers. 

The U.S. Census is the one-stop-shop data source for how communities are funded through state and federal programs, how lines are drawn for U.S. House of Represent...

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Town of Bluffton News Flash