Between 70 and 100 parking spaces are set to be added on Dr. Mellichamp Drive, along the M.C. Riley Sports Complex and the Calhoun Street Promenade in Old Town Bluffton.
Bluffton golfer Richy Werenski defeated Savannah golfer Justin Martinson 2&1 in the championship match on the finale of Big Break The Palm Beaches, the 23rd season of Golf Channel’s reality competition franchise.
The Island Packet recently reported that Sam's Club is looking at a site in Bluffton to put one of its warehouse clubs. The location of the possible membership-only retail store is unknown but the Bluffton Gateway shopping center being constructed on U.S. 278 and S.C. 46 seems logical. Like other warehouse clubs, Sam's Club sells most of its merchandise in bulk and directly off pallets.
The Hilton Head Island- Bluffton Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class recently announced its 2015 class project, “Follow the Fiddlers,” which will enhance the streetscape in Old Town Bluffton through a series of artistic installations. “Follow the Fiddlers” will include a series of 10 bronze fiddler crab sculptures, hand-crafted by commissioned artist Susie Chisholm.
Residents interested in quick summer flights to or from Akron, Cincinnati and Columbus recently received good news from the Savannah-Hilton Head Island International Airport. Allegiant Air will be offering direct flights to all three Ohio cities this summer. Introductory airfares will be as low as $57. The 166-passenger flights start in May and will be available through August. Currently, the airport offers no direct flights to Ohio. Sun Country Airlines also recently announced it will begin season service from Savannah- Hilton Head to Minneapolis, Aug. 27 through Dec. 13.
Bluffton resident and U.S. Navy SEAL Carlos Moleda will be featured in the pilot episode of "Wheels for Warriors," a TV show that helps veterans restore and repair their cars.
Bluffton's Bryson Nimmer and Mexico's Ana Paula Valdes were crowned champions of the 2015 Sea Pines Junior Heritage on Feb. 8 on Hilton Head Island. The prestigious two-day junior tournament was played at Harbour Town Golf Links and Heron Point golf courses in Sea Pines.
Bluffton Police Department representatives are offering the station’s front door, lobby and parking lot as safe places to meet if you are making a business transaction that originated on the Internet.