Coast Guard suspends search for missing South Carolina swimmer

CHARLESTON, S. C. – The Coast Guard suspended its search at about 9 p.m., Friday, for a missing 22-year-old female last seen swimming off Sullivan’s Island, S.C.

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for missing swimmer off Sullivan’s Island Beach, S.C.

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Search and rescue crews from the Coast Guard and partner agencies have been searching for a 22-year-old Caucasian woman after she was reported missing while swimming near Sullivan’s Island Beach, S.C., Thursday. ??

Coast Guard to conduct oil spill recovery drill

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard Cutter Oak and Sector Charleston will practice using the Coast Guard’s spilled oil recovery system on the Cooper River Tuesday at 9 a.m. The SORS equipment is a modern, high performance, single ship recovery system, designed to be used on Coast Guard buoy tenders for response to an environmental emergency. The system is able to begin recovering oil in less than...

Presence on the water

by Ayla Kelley Washington – A large ship painted black slowly makes its way down the Potomac River near the Windrow Wilson Bridge. Members on board scan the water through their binoculars keeping a watchful eye out for potential threats and making sure everything is safe in the days before and after the 56th Presidential Inauguration. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Oak, a 225-foot buoy tender...