LOCAL INFORMATION

VOTING:

      Bull Point residents are in Sheldon 1 district.
      Ballots are cast at the Elijah Washington Health Center
      221 Paige Road Sheldon     
      South Carolina Governor: Nikki Randhawa Haley     
      US Congressional District – SC 2: Joe Wilson     
      US Senators: Lindsey Graham & Tim Scott      
            
      South Carolina State Senate District 45: Margie Bright Mathews      
      South Carolina House District 121: Michael Rivers      
            
FIRE DISTRICT:

      Sheldon Township Fire District
      To report a fire phone: 843-846-9221     
            
BEAUFORT COUNTY GOVERNMENT:

      http://www.co.beaufort.sc.us/
      For real estate transactions recorded by Beaufort County, go to:
      http://rodweb.bcgov.net/searchng/
    


            
BEAUFORT COUNTY LIBRARY:

      http://www.beaufortcountylibrary.org/
      Main Branch: 311 Scott Street, Beaufort 843-470-6504
    
      Hours: Monday – Thursday: 9am – 8pm
           Friday & Saturday: 9am – 5pm     
      Lobeco Branch: 1862 Trask Parkway (US Route 21) 843-846-3937     
      Hours: Monday & Wednesday 11am – 6pm
           Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday 12noon– 6pm
           Saturday: 11am – 3pm     
            
UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE:

      Sheldon Post Office – Located on Paige Point Road 843-846-4778     
      Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:15 am – 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
           Saturday: 10am – 12 noon
  
       
HURRICANE INFORMATION:

Beaufort County Emergency Management has a listing of evacuation routes and emergency information numbers in an event of a hurricane watch, warning or mandatory evacuation. We suggest you review this website: http://www.bcgov.net/departments/Public-Safety/emergency-management/index.php
    
Hurricane Watch is issued by the Beaufort County Emergency Operations Center when there is a threat of a hurricane within 24-36 hours. Actions for protection of property and life should begin immediately.  Hurricane Warning is issued when a hurricane is expected in a specific coastal area in 24 hours of less.
    
      Categories of Hurricanes:     
      Category 1: Winds 74-95 mph. 4’-5’ surge. Minimal Damage     
      Category 2: Winds of 96-110 mph. 6’-8’ surge. Moderate Damage     
      Category 3: Winds 111-130 mph. 9’-12’ surge. Extensive damage     
      Category 4: Winds 131- 155 mph. 13’-18’ surge. Extreme damage     
      Category 5: Winds greater than 155 mph. 18’+ surge. Catastrophic damage