Jasper County Newswire (Page 7)

Jasper County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jasper County, SC. (Page 7)

Results 121 - 140 of 1,076 in Jasper County, SC

  1. Gov. Nikki Haley: Go full throttle on Jasper portRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | The Island Packet

    Gov. Nikki Haley speaks about the status of the Jasper Ocean Terminal project during a press conference at the Jasper County Government Building on Monday, May 2, 2016 in Ridgeland. The Jasper Ocean Terminal is projected to be ready to operate by around 2025, but S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley says she wants the port up and running sooner.

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  2. The Shipping News: Officials getting update on $4.5B portRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | The Star

    Gov. Nikki Haley, state and local officials are getting an update on a $4.5 billion container terminal the state is building on the Savannah River with the state of Georgia. Haley is being joined Monday by members of Jasper County Council, the state Ports Authority and the two-state board that is developing the Jasper Ocean Terminal.

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  3. Grapevine: South Carolina governor to make port call in Jasper CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Post and Courier

    ... Terminal is a joint venture of the ports authorities in South Carolina and Georgia. It will be in southern Jasper County near the Tybee National Wildlife Refuge, on a 1,500-acre site on the South Carolina side of the Savannah River. The terminal ...

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  4. Ridgeland man, 23, fatally shot early SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | The Island Packet

    Police called to the area of East Main and Adams streets at about 12:50 a.m. found Davonte Quentin Freeman unresponsive, with one gunshot wound to the head, a Ridgeland Police Department news release said. Anyone with information can contact Jasper County Emergency Services at 843-726-7519, Lt.

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  5. 1 dead after Ridgeland shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    Officers responded to a report of shots fired in the area of the KFC Restaurant on Main Street at 12:48 a.m. Saturday where Davonte Quentin Freeman, 23, was found unresponsive after suffering a single gunshot wound to the head. If you have any information regarding this incident, contact Jasper County Emergency Services at 843-726-7519 , Lieutenant Litchfield at 843-726-7509 or Sergeant McIntosh at 843-321-0780 .

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  6. Santee Cooper policies cast cloud over solarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Post and Courier

    William Moore sees the future in a scrub pine-covered former hunting preserve that borders the Jasper County wetlands along the meandering Coosawhatchie River. The 1,500-acre tract is marginal for farming.

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  7. How does CJ do it? 9-year-old shows off his hero's techniquesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | The Island Packet

    ... Station Beaufort. S.C., on April 08, 2016. Marines practiced the flight route before leaving on deployment. Jasper County Sheriff Gregory B. Jenkins said Tuesday morning, April 19, 2016, that based on his office's understanding of evidence so far, ...

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  8. Gov. Haley to attend Jasper Ocean Terminal status meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | The Island Packet

    ... on the status of the Jasper Ocean Terminal at 10:30 a.m. Monday. Haley will be joined by members of the Jasper County Council, members of the board of directors of the South Carolina Ports Authority, Jasper Ocean Terminal Joint Project Office ...

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  9. Spike in car crashes along S.C. roads make for dangerous commutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | The Island Packet

    ... of S.C. 46. That road and S.C. 170 are two routes Bluffton commuters might take to travel to jobs in parts of Jasper County or Savannah. And during the past four years, the number of accidents on those roads has spiked. Last year there were 126 ...

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  10. Bluffton hosts regional Special Olympics spring gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    Michelle Flores/Bluffton Today Mayor Lisa Sulka and Walter Art from the Bluffton Township Fire District were on hand at Bluffton High School for the Special Olympics event. Michelle Flores/Bluffton Today Athletes compete during the Special Olympics South Carolina Area 8 Regional Spring Games on Friday at Bluffton High School.

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  11. S.C. gas prices jump to highest point this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | The Island Packet

    ... was $1.49. In Beaufort County, the average price of gas reported Monday was $1.94 per gallon, while prices in Jasper County jumped to $2.02. Gas prices are on the rise throughout the country, driven by rising crude oil prices and rising U.S. demand. ...

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  12. Abbeville case needs real solutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    ... adequate" education to children in poor districts known as the Corridor of Shame, which includes our neighbor, Jasper County. Beth Yam recently conducted an excellent forum on turning the Corridor of Shame into the Highway to Hope. The importance of ...

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  13. Special Olympics brings smiles, winners to BlufftonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | The Island Packet

    More than 250 athletes from Hilton Head, Bluffton, Beaufort and Jasper County competed in track and field events at the Region 8 South Carolina Special Olympics Friday at Bluffton High School. Hundreds of volunteers, including more than 100 elementary and high school students, spent the day cheering on the athletes and helping the event go smoothly.

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  14. Bluffton Police official: Numerous danger spots on May River Road; most people speedRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Island Packet

    ... Station Beaufort. S.C., on April 08, 2016. Marines practiced the flight route before leaving on deployment. Jasper County Sheriff Gregory B. Jenkins said Tuesday morning, April 19, 2016, that based on his office's understanding of evidence so far, ...

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  15. Heather Kerwick's former boss at Omni 'grateful' for smart, 'very well-liked young lady'Read the original story

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Island Packet

    The morning after the driver of a tractor trailer on Interstate 95 died after apparently running off the road and hitting a tree, near mile marker 25 in Jasper County, crews were still on scene removing the charred wreckage. Roundabouts, used in place of stop signs and traffic signals, are a type of circular intersection that can significantly improve traffic flow and safety, according to the American Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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  16. Sheriff: Domestic dispute leads to Jasper County homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    Jasper County Sheriff Gregory Jenkins says a domestic dispute apparently led to a deadly shooting in Ridgeland. The sheriff tells local media outlets that deputies were called to a residence Monday night and found 22-year-old in Savon Quincy Scales of Beaufort dead in the front yard.

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  17. Beaufort man killed in Jasper County shooting; suspect surrendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | The Island Packet

    Jasper County Sheriff Gregory B. Jenkins said Tuesday morning, April 19, 2016, that based on his office's understanding of evidence so far, they believe Anthony Barry Bolden, Jr., 26, the man in custody for the shooting death of Savon Quincy Scales, 22, on Monday night, "is the actual individual that did it." A Beaufort man was shot to death Monday night in Jasper County, and the suspected gunman has turned himself in, according to a news release from the Jasper County Sheriff's Office.

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  18. Playground lands at Royal Live OaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    ... playground. They met with consultants to create a realistic design and began fundraising to match the grant. Jasper County Council and Hardeeville City Council chipped in $1,500 each. After word traveled that students were trying to meet the ...

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  19. Paddling video sparks corporal punishment discussionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    ... if her son was suspended. She was in the school's office this week and began recording on her cell phone as Jasper County Primary School Principal Pam Edge and Assistant Principal Lynn McElheney attempted to paddle her son. In the more than ...

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  20. Baby Chance's Mom, Kristen Bury, Denied Reduced SentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Patch.com

    ... Walsh and Bury were charged with child neglect by the sheriff's office and were brought into custody in Jasper County, South Carolina. After her return to Sarasota County, Bury, the sheriff's office said, led deputies to the location where Chance's ...

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