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Wednesday Apr 16 | Bluffton Today

SC could film drivers who pass stopped school bus

The last words 12-year-old Adam Kempf shouted over his shoulder to his mother and sister were: "I love you more! See you after school!" The boy was hit as he attempted to board the school bus near his home in North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Lexington, SC, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bluffton Today

Bostick raises Type 2 diabetes awareness with fifth annual Mayor's Bike Ride for a Diabetes Cure

The fifth annual Mayor's Bike Ride for a Diabetes Cure will be held at the end of this month and will fund the American Diabetes Association to assist with research into the disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Hardeeville, SC, Family, Kids, Life, Food, Nutrition

The Island Packet

Despite cost increases, Beaufort County to stay with Blue Cross Blue Shield

Beaufort County will stick with Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina for at least another year, despite nearly $2 million in additional health insurance costs, according to county leaders.

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Related Topix: Beaufort County, SC, Health Insurance, Health, Cross, SC

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Island Packet

Sheheen talks women's issues during Hampton Hall stop

State Sen. Vincent Sheheen, the expected Democratic nominee for governor, sat down with a group of local women Saturday afternoon -- one of four stops across the state to discuss women's issues in South Carolina.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Beaufort County, SC, Hardeeville, SC, Nikki Haley, US Governors

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Island Packet

Jasper County school wins Palmetto Gold Award

Ridgeland-Hardeeville High School has been named a recipient of the 2014 Palmetto Gold Award for general performance, according to the S.C. Department of Education.

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Related Topix: Hardeeville, SC

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Island Packet

All backyard signs point to actual arrival of spring

Spring has sprung, and Easter is almost here, which means it's time to get excited about the Bluffton Children's Easter Parade on April 19 in Old Town.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Food, Vegetables, Hilton Head Island, SC, Bluffton, SC

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Bluffton Today

Hardeeville breaks ground on Fire Station 83

Hardeeville officially broke ground on the Fire Station 83 construction project in Hilton Head North.

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Related Topix: Hardeeville, SC, Ridgeland, SC

Post and Courier

Man wanted in Ridgeland shooting apprehended at motel in Charleston

The Jasper County Sheriff's Office says a man wanted in connection with a shooting death in Ridgeland has been apprehended in Charleston.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Ridgeland, SC, Violent Crime

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Island Packet

Suspect in Ridgeland shooting death arrested

A man wanted in connection with a Ridgeland shooting death was arrested this morning in Charleston, according to a Jasper County Sheriff's Office news release.

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Related Topix: Ridgeland, SC, Charleston, SC, Charleston County, SC

Wed Apr 02, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

Hardeeville teacher, minister cleared of assault

Hardeeville Middle School Teacher, minister and former Jasper County Commission Chairman Samuel Gregory has been found not guilty of assault and battery on a student last year.

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Related Topix: Hardeeville, SC

The Island Packet

Man sought in Tuesday shooting death in Ridgeland

Authorities are searching for a man wanted in connection with a shooting death Tuesday in Ridgeland, according to a Jasper County Sheriff's Office news release.

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Related Topix: Ridgeland, SC

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Bluffton Today

New management plans to revamp Relay for Life

Courtesy of Addison Jarrell Luminaria bags commemorating loved ones with cancer line the football field at the Relay for Life event held in Hardeeville two years ago.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Hardeeville, SC, Lymphoma, Health, Bluffton, SC, Hilton Head Island, SC

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Fort Mill Times

New development to mean Jasper County jobs

The Island Packet of Hilton Head reports ground was broken Thursday on the 5,000-acre development called Riverport that borders both the river and Interstate 95. The project is joint public-private development.

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Related Topix: Fort Mill, SC

Bluffton Today

VIDEO: Officials break ground at RiverPort Business Park in Hardeeville

Amanda Dickey/Hardeeville Today Hardeeville Mayor Bronco Bostick expresses gratitude for those who helped RiverPort Business Park become a reality.

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Related Topix: Hardeeville, SC

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Bluffton Today

Following the May River mandate

Former Bluffton Mayor Hank Johnston may be best remembered for his speech many years ago when he laid out the four primary goals of the town of Bluffton: "Protect the river, protect the river, protect the river and protect the Old Town."

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Related Topix: Bluffton, SC, Opinion

Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Island Packet

2 Hardeeville council members owe property taxes

Two Hardeeville City Council seats are up for election May 13. Residents can vote for up to two of the following candidates: Two Hardeeville city council members up for re-election in May have not paid their 2013 property taxes, according to Jasper County records.

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Related Topix: Hardeeville, SC

The Island Packet

Cars damaged in Ridgeland shooting

Several cars were damaged in a shooting in Ridgeland on Sunday, according to a Jasper County Sheriff's Office news release.

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Related Topix: Ridgeland, SC

Sat Mar 22, 2014

Bluffton Today

Jasper County student earns scholarship

Ridgeland-Hardeeville High School junior Charrae Priester was presented with a Carson Scholars Fund award at the Taste of Jasper County event last month by Dr. Peter Frank and his wife, Patty.

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Related Topix: Hardeeville, SC, Johns Hopkins University, Clemson University

Thu Mar 20, 2014

The Island Packet

Hardeeville man charged with pointing gun during argument

A 30-year-old Hardeeville man was charged Thursday with three counts of pointing a firearm at a person after an argument in Ridgeland this month, according to a Jasper County Sheriff's Office news release.

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Related Topix: Hardeeville, SC, Ridgeland, SC

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