Caitlin Turner, The Island Packet

Caitlin Turner

The Island Packet

Bluffton, SC, United States

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Past articles by Caitlin:

Hey, ladies! Want to be on TV? A casting company in Savannah might hire you for a role

A casting company has put out a call in Savannah for women to play the roles of townspeople in the 1800s, according to a Facebook post. Filming is set to happen for three days in August. → Read More

Bluffton is getting a new breakfast, lunch spot

The Omelette Cafe is opening a new location in Bluffton along Buckwalter Parkway Thursday. The restaurant has other locations in Georgia, and is known for its selection of breakfast sandwiches, omelets and more. → Read More

‘No one without fault:’ Report details disputed $24K Beaufort Co. consulting contract

A copy of a report paid for by taxpayer funds to look into Beaufort County government’s actions that led to a consulting contract signed without county council’s details several potential violations. → Read More

Java Burrito planning to open 2nd location in Beaufort County. Here’s where

Java Burrito has applied to build a new location along May River Road in Bluffton SC. The local Hilton Head Island restaurant is known for its burrito bar, margaritas and coffee, plus its farm to table menu. → Read More

Get lean and strong at this new ‘addictive’ Bluffton fitness location

The Dancing Hammock Pilates and Movement Center opened in April and is bringing gentle strength training to the Bluffton area. Classes are offered for individual and group sessions. → Read More

Coffee shop opens on Hilton Head steps away from the beach —and it has a children’s corner

Carolina Coffee and Crumbs, a new coffee and lunch spot in Hilton Head Island’s Coligny Plaza, opened recently. The shop offers a lunch menu and specialty drinks along Pope Avenue. → Read More

A Savannah favorite is opening a location in Bluffton. Here’s where and when

The Paris Market, a Savannah store known for its selection of furniture, art, ceramics and French curiosities, is opening a second location in Bluffton’s Palmetto Bluff. The store is expected to open in July. → Read More

Beaufort Co. investigated attorney, ex-employee. Officials say you can’t see the report

A report commissioned by Beaufort County to look into the actions of a former county administrator and the county attorney’s role in a consulting contract is not open to the public, according to county officials. → Read More

Fun, food, music and booze: Check out these June events in Hilton Head and Bluffton

Things to do for locals and tourists in the Bluffton and Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, area during June: Mark your calendar for some of the music, food and art events happening around the Lowcountry. → Read More

Hilton Head grocery store announces it will close at beginning of summer

The Bi-Lo within Hilton Head Island’s Port Royal Plaza is closing soon. The store leaving the area will make it the second anchor store to leave the plaza after the Sam’s Club closed there in 2017. → Read More

You are not imagining it. Here’s what’s causing the low water pressure in Beaufort Co.

The Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority has asked customers to minimize irrigation through the hours of 4 a.m. to 9 a.m. until it rains. The lack of rainfall and high demand for water may contribute to low water pressure. → Read More

Bluffton residents desperate for a nearby grocery store are about to get their wish

A 48,000 square-foot Publix grocery store to be anchored by other stores and restaurants has been announced for Bluffton’s May River Crossing. The grocery store will be the third if its kind in Beaufort County. → Read More

Hey, pizza lovers, the Okatie area has a new dining option. Here’s where you can order

Domino’s opened a new pizza restaurant on Riverwalk Boulevard in Ridgeland just off S.C. 170 near Okatie. The restaurant opened earlier this month and offers pickup, delivery and dine in options. → Read More

Former Beaufort County clerk accuses county councilman of sexual harassment in lawsuit

District 1 County Councilman Gerald Dawson is accused of sexually harassing a former county clerk in a lawsuit filed against the council and Beaufort County last week. Dawson denied the allegations Tuesday. → Read More

Bluffton is getting new fire station, emergency center for $3.5 million. Here’s where

Bluffton Township Fire District has received approval from Beaufort County Council for the construction of a new fire station and an emergency operations center on Hampton Lake Road. → Read More

Here’s what’s next for underground Daufuskie Island fuel tanks deemed ‘unsafe,’ officials say

Two abandoned underground fuel tanks deemed dangerous to the environment at Daufuskie Island’s Melrose Landing will be emptied and filled by the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control. → Read More

Sea Pines will waive $8 gate fee for food truck festival. Here are the details

Hilton Head Island’s Sea Pines Resort is waiving its gate fee Friday evening for a food truck festival to be held at The Shops at Sea Pines Center. The event includes both local and Savannah-area food trucks. → Read More

A Bluffton children’s store has relocated. Here’s where you can find it

Moonlit Lullaby — a Bluffton children’s store that originally opened in 2015 — has changed ownership and moved to Old Town Bluffton from its original spot on Fording Island Road. The store officially opened in March. → Read More

This Savannah restaurant serves up best sandwich in GA, according to People Magazine

Zunzi’s, a Savannah restaurant known for its sandwiches and signature sauce, was awarded the title of best sandwich in Georgia for its Conquistador sandwich. The award came from People Magazine. → Read More

Authorities searching for ‘possible jumper’ from I-95 into Savannah River

Georgia, South Carolina police agencies are searching for a woman who jumped off the I-95 bridge near the Georgia/ South Carolina state line Thursday afternoon, according to a news release. → Read More