Authorities confirmed Suspect is now deceased and threat to public is over.
Early today, Charleston County Sherrif's Office authorities ask citizens around Mary Ann Point Road on Johns Island to exercise caution as multiple public safety agencies search for wanted suspect Ernest Burbage.
Keep all doors and windows locked including vehicles, and stay indoors unless you must go out. He is considered armed and dangerous, call 911 if you see or hear anything suspicious.
Updates will be posted as they are recieved.
The Charleston County Board of Voter Registration and Elections will conduct a General Election within the Town of Seabrook Island on Tuesday, November 07, 2023. This is a nonpartisan, at-large municipal election. Election results for each position will be determined by the plurality method.
The term of office for the Mayor and members of Town Council will begin in January 2024 and expire in January 2026. The term of office for the position of Utility Commissioner will begin in January 2024 and expire in January 2030.
Filing for the Town of Seabrook Island's municipal election closed on Thursday, September 07, 2023, at 12:00 pm. The following individuals have filed to run as candidates:
Candidates for Mayor
Candidates for Town Council
Candidate for Utility Commission
Election Day Polling Location
The following polling place will be open on Tuesday, November 07, 2023, from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Voter Registration Information
Any person wishing to vote in this election must register no later than Friday, October 06, 2023. Voter registration by mail forms will be accepted if postmarked by Friday, October 06, 2023.
Voter ID Requirements
Please note that statewide photo ID requirements will apply. When voting in person, you will be asked to show one of the following types of photo ID at your polling place:
Click here to learn more about photo ID requirements.
Early voting begins on Monday, October 23, 2023, and ends on Friday, November 03, 2023. Early voting centers, listed below, will be open from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (closed Saturday and Sunday).
Registered voters who cannot vote in person may be eligible to vote by absentee ballot. An absentee ballot may be obtained from the Charleston County Board of Voter Registration and Elections. You may call (843)744-8683 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about the availability of absentee ballots.
For more information about Absentee Voting please visit the Charleston County Board of Voter Registration and Elections website: https://www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/bevr/absentee-voting.php
Absentee Ballot Examination
The examination of the absentee ballot return envelopes will be examined by the Charleston County Board of Voter Registration and Elections at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, November 06, 2023, at the Charleston County Board of Voter Registration and Elections office located at 4340 Corporate Rd., North Charleston, SC 29405.
Provisional Ballot Hearing
A hearing will be held to determine the validity of all provisional ballots cast in this election by the County Board of Canvassers a 9:20 a.m. on Thursday, November 09, 2023. This hearing will take place at the Charleston County Board of Voter Registration and Elections office at 4340 Corporate Rd., North Charleston, SC 29405.
At 9:00 a.m., on Election Day, the Charleston County Board of Voter Registration and Elections will begin the examination of the absentee ballot return envelopes. This process will take place at the Board of Elections office, 4367 Headquarters Road, North Charleston, SC.
Polling locations will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Election Day. Anyone in line at 7:00 p.m. will be allowed to vote.
Always check your polling place at scVOTES.gov prior to the election.
Voting is open NOW!
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Charleston County Mosquito Control spraying scheduled for Thurs. September 14th - Fri. September 15th
Charleston County Mosquito Control has scheduled a spray truck for Zone "K2," which includes the Town of Seabrook Island. The treatment is scheduled to take place during the overnight hours beginning after 11:00 PM on Thursday September 14, and will be completed prior to 7:00 AM on Friday September 15th (weather permitting).
As a reminder, mosquito treatment requests may be submitted at any time through the town's website at https://www.townofseabrookisland.org/mosquito-control.html.
For more information about the Mosquito Control program, please visit Charleston County Mosquito Control.