News Flash

Posted on: July 1, 2020

Town hosting 2nd annual Lutzie 43 Virtual 5K

The Town of Bluffton, along with the Bluffton Police Department and the Lutzie 43 Foundation will be hosting its 2nd annual Lutzie 43 Virtual 5K. Due to COVID-19, this year’s race will be a little different. We are asking everyone to participate...

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

Mayor's Message - July 1, 2020

Dear Bluffton, 

On behalf of Town Council, thank you for patience and cooperation during this global pandemic.  The globe, the nation, the state and our town has never walked this path before and together, we are in uncharted territory. &...

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

Free COVID-19 testing July 2 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Free COVID-19 testing July 2 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at University of South Carolina-Beaufort (Bluffton Campus).

It’s free and no appointment/medical referrals are needed.

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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
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Emergency ordinance requiring face coverings unanimously approved

face covering required

Bluffton Town Council unanimously approved an Emergency Ordinance today (Tuesday, June 30, 2020) which requires residents to wear face coverings when they enter any building open to the public. It also requires face coverings for employees of restaurants,...

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

Officer receives prestigious award from SC Criminal Justice Academy

Bluffton Police Officer Frank Ginn Jr. was awarded the J.P. Strom Award upon his graduation from the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. The Academy’s most prestigious award is bestowed on the student who obtains the highest overall academi...

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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Bluffton Town offices are closed Friday, July 3

Bluffton Town offices will be closed Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day.

As a reminder, the Town of Bluffton is still open during regular business hours. In order to practice social distancing, Town Hall doors are locked, but there are bins ...

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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Town of Bluffton July meeting schedule

The Town of Bluffton’s public meeting schedule for July 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.

  • Historic Prese...
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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Mayor's Message - June 24, 2020

Dear Bluffton, 

It was wonderful to experience another RBC Heritage Golf Tournament last weekend.  

I am so pleased the tournament was able to reschedule. Our region certainly does benefit from the tournament’s generous charitabl...

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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Patriotic Flyover takes Flight on Saturday, July 4th to Salute the Armed Forces

On Saturday, July 4, 2020, the non-profit Salute From the Shore will take to the skies once again with their 11th Annual Salute From the Shore featuring military planes from both Shaw Air Force Base and Charleston Air Force Base, as well as a vintage, civ...

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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Town residents to receive enhanced waste/recycling services

Town Council approved a new contract during its May 12 meeting which will provide Town residents with enhanced recycling service. Waste Management, the town’s current service provider, was awarded the contract renewal in a competitive bidding pr...

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

Applicants sought for Town Council appointed boards, commissions and committees

Bluffton Town Council is seeking qualified applicants for appointment to its boards, commissions and committees.

The most immediate need for new appointees exists on the Beautification Committee, Board of Zoning Appeals, Historic Preservation Commission, t...

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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Town appoints Captain Donald “Scott” Chandler as Interim Police Chief

Bluffton Town Manager Marc Orlando is pleased to announce Captain Donald “Scott” Chandler as Interim Police Chief, effective Friday, June 19, 2020.

“Captain Chandler has risen to numerous challenges and proven his ability to l...

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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Town Council approves Final Reading of Fiscal Year 2021 Consolidated Budget

Bluffton Town Council approved the Town’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 consolidated budget on second and final reading at the June 9 Town Council meeting. State law requires all municipalities to adopt a balanced budget ordinance before July 1. The new...

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Town of Bluffton News Flash
Posted on: June 8, 2020

Town of Bluffton to launch new website

The Town of Bluffton is launching a new website June 10 at 5 p.m. under the same domain, www.townofbluffton.sc.gov, designed to be more streamlined and deliver a more customized experience for residents.

“Our website team, led by Digital Communi...

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

Special instructions for public comment during June 9 Town Council Meeting

There are two public hearings within the June 9 Town Council which gives residents an opportunity to comment on 1) the proposed FY21 Consolidated Budget and 2) proposed changes to the municipal code which will regulate cellular infrastructure which is nee...

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Town of Bluffton News Flash