Jasper County Newswire (Page 5)

Jasper County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jasper County, SC. (Page 5)

Results 81 - 100 of 503 in Jasper County, SC

  1. A 7-Year-Old Is Traumatized After What Teachers Force Him to Do in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Right Wing News

    ... close to acceptable - they need to be fired over this. An elementary student from Royal Live Oaks School in Jasper County, South Carolina, was left humiliated after his teachers forced him to clean a clogged toilet with his bare hands as punishment ...

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  2. Compromise needed on road fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Bluffton Today

    We in the House are still on furlough, but my conversations with legislative colleagues, both House and Senate, continue. My most important conversations, however, are with you, the residents and voters of District 118 in Beaufort and Jasper counties.

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  3. Jasper County authorities identify man shot in RidgelandRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | WMBF

    A statement from the sheriff's office said 57-year-old Mickel Bolden of Okatie died after he was shot Monday night near a convenience store.

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  4. Ranking could signal unhealthy future for Jasper CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Bluffton Today

    ... clinical care, education, health insurance coverage, income disparities and other factors. Specifically, Jasper County was the 24th healthiest county out of 46 counties in South Carolina. But it placed 42nd out of 46 in the area of "health factors," ...

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  5. Jasper County tops S.C. in lonely, long-distance commutersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Bluffton Today

    Jasper County is in a class of its own, or rather a vehicle of its own, traveling to work, and surpassing the other 45 counties due to its high percentage of residents who commute alone more than 30 minutes. Residents in rural Jasper County are known to travel to wealthier, more developed Beaufort County and to Savannah for work.

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  6. One dead, another injured in Jasper County shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Bluffton Today

    ... Dr., identified as 25-year-old Anthony Barry Bolden Jr., who suffered a non-life threating gunshot wound. Jasper County Sheriff's Office along with the assistance of SLED (State Law Enforcement Division) is currently following leads. The JCSO is ...

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  7. 1 dead in shooting in Jasper CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Authorities tell area media outlets that the shooting happened Monday night in Ridgeland. The name of the victim has not been released while relatives are notified.

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  8. Municipal leaders want one economic voice for Beaufort CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Bluffton Today

    ... outside the box and consider what an alliance could really do with the talent to market this area," she said. Jasper County voted to leave an alliance with Beaufort County in May 2012 with the decision to join SouthernCarolina Alliance. Since then, ...

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  9. Beaufort County, healthiest in S.C., poised to stay healthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Bluffton Today

    Beaufort County ranks the healthiest of all 46 counties in South Carolina, according to the County Health Rankings, while Jasper County falls somewhere in the middle, new health data show. The findings reveal specific ways Beaufort County surpasses the state as a whole.

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  10. DOT planning improvements to deadly stretch of I-95Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Bluffton Today

    ... have been killed in the county after vehicles hit trees along the interstate during the past five years. Jasper County administrator Andrew Fulghum says the safety improvements will likely include cutting trees and installing cables in the median. ...

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  11. Lowcountry police departments could feel financial strain of body camera requirementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... this could put a strain on the budget for some local departments. There are eight agencies in Beaufort and Jasper County, and three of them already have cameras for their whole force, Hardeeville included. Hardeeville Police Chief Sam Woodward ...

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  12. Some progress has been made at StatehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Bluffton Today

    Last week's column showed a side of your representative that doesn't appear too often, but when it does, it can be something of a startling revelation. I confess that a bit of my frustration with our sometimes pointlessly petty politics managed to slip out.

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  13. Report: Beaufort County, healthiest in S.C., is poised to stay healthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Bluffton Today

    Beaufort County ranks the healthiest of all 46 counties in South Carolina, according to the County Health Rankings, while Jasper County falls somewhere in the middle, new health data show. The rankings were released Wednesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.a a The findings reveal specific ways Beaufort County surpasses the state as a whole.

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  14. Census Bureau Tests New Online Survey In Small Towns Ahead of 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | KABC-AM Los Angeles

    ... says. His job is to meet with just about anyone who will have him, like a group of public school principals in Jasper County, S.C. "It is 2015, so I know you're looking at me like, 'Well why are you here,'" he tells them. "It's a Census test, the ...

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  15. Lawsuit claims more abuse by ex-priestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | News 4 Jax

    A former Roman Catholic priest from Savannah has been accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy on trips years ago to South Carolina, according to a lawsuit. The suit filed Thursday in the Court of Common Pleas in Jasper County, South Carolina, accuses Wayland Brown of abusing the teenager, a student at St. James Catholic School, on separate occasions from August 1987 to May 1988.

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  16. Bluffton hearts & dartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Bluffton Today

    ... the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to first give an OK to Charleston's planned harbor deepening. Progress on the Jasper County port has often felt slow - and the project is at least a decade away from completion, Moss said - but any development news ...

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  17. Exit overhaul: Efforts to improve Hardeeville interchanges move forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Bluffton Today

    ... safety aspects of the exit off Interstate 95. The city of Hardeeville is taking steps to draw more people into Jasper County, starting with motorists driving on Interstate 95. At current designs, Exits 5 and 8 leading to Hardeeville don't do much to ...

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  18. Beaufort, Jasper jobless rates riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Bluffton Today

    ... following a historic trend of being lower than South Carolina's jobless rate. From December to January, Jasper County rose from 5.4 to 6.2 percent, while Beaufort County's jobless rate grew from 5.9 to 6.3 percent. That's despite job growth in ...

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  19. Lawsuit alleges more abuse by former priest from GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    A former Roman Catholic priest from Savannah has been accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy on trips years ago to South Carolina, according to a lawsuit. The suit filed Thursday in the Court of Common Pleas in Jasper County, South Carolina, accuses Wayland Brown of abusing the teenager, a student at St. James Catholic School , on separate occasions from August 1987 to May 1988.

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  20. Former priest Brown, Catholic Church sued again for alleged child sex abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | SavannahNow

    Former Roman Catholic priest Wayland Yoder Brown and two Savannah diocese bishops on Thursday were sued for alleged sexual encounters with a minor parishioner. The suit, filed in the Court of Common Pleas in Jasper County, S.C., by attorney Mark Tate, alleges Brown took the plaintiff to Jasper County and had "multiple sexual encounters" with him between August 1987 and May 1988.

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