Jasper County Newswire (Page 9)

Jasper County Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jasper County, SC. (Page 9)

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  1. Solar farm planned for RidgelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    ... in progress." Moore said the company is planning some half-dozen solar projects around South Carolina, but the Jasper County farm is the furthest along. "We're working mostly on what you'd call utility-scale solar, as distinct from rooftop solar," ...

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  2. Coastal Carolina Hospital Governing Board elects new officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    ... into health care issues and hospital services and serves as a liaison to the Sun City community. A native of Jasper County, Sauls is active throughout the community. He currently serves as president of the Jasper County Chamber of Commerce and ...

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  3. Creative Church opens pantry doors to help those in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    Jessicah Lawrence/Jasper County Sun Times Jay Dalton oversees the Creative Church food pantry, which started giving food to families in need four to five months ago. Jessicah Lawrence/Jasper County Sun Times Creative Church moved into the old Abundant Life Academy facility in Hardeeville about four months ago.

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  4. Day may mark massacre, urge better race relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Hampton County Guardian

    ... Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston were fatally shot during Bible study. Sen. Clementa Pinckney of Jasper County was among the victims. Dylann Roof, alleged white supremacist who had posed with the Confederate flag in a photograph, has been ...

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  5. SC man gets 23 years in shooting death of brotherRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2016 | WMBF

    A Jasper County man has been sentenced to 23 years in prison after being convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of his brother. Local media outlets report that a Jasper County jury deliberated almost three hours Wednesday before convicting 23-year-old Nathaniel Wright of Ridgeland.

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  6. Ridgeland man sentenced for killing brotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Hampton County Guardian

    A Jasper County man was sentenced to 23 years in prison Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, for shooting and killing his brother. Nathaniel Wright, 32, of Ridgeland, was convicted of voluntary manslaughter, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime and failure to stop for a blue light.

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  7. Ridgeland man convicted of killing brotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    A Jasper County man was sentenced to 23 years in prison Wednesday for shooting and killing his brother, according to a news release from the 14th Judicial District Solicitor's Office. Nathaniel Wright, 32, of Ridgeland, was convicted of voluntary manslaughter, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime and failure to stop for a blue light.

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  8. Lauderdale: a Coffin corridora : Blame I-95a s treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | The Island Packet

    A number of people are driving home that point as we continue to report fatalities along Interstate 95 in Jasper County's "coffin corridor." It happened again last week, when a Ridgeland woman's car left the southbound lanes of I-95 near Hardeeville.

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  9. Night use, $50 fees proposed for golf carts in S.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    The long-running fight to legalize nighttime golf cart travel in South Carolina may seem to have gone dormant, but it's still alive. The proposal is accompanied by another that affects golf cart transit, among the dozens of bills lawmakers are considering in the latter half of a two-year General Assembly.

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  10. SCDOT working on plan to make I-95 safer in Jasper Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | WMBF

    The South Carolina Department of Transportation is trying to find out why parts of Interstate 95 in Jasper County are so deadly. They're working on a plan to make the interstate safer after that stretch of road claimed another life last week.

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  11. Project to remove trees on I-95 in Jasper County delayedRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2016 | WMBF

    ... won't start before next year. Troopers have reported 30 deaths with people hitting trees along the highway in Jasper County since 2010. South Carolina Department of Transportation officials say they need to do more extensive surveys of the area ...

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  12. No charges for former Jasper County superintendent in alleged misuse of $54KRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    An investigation into the alleged misspending of $54,000 by the former Jasper County superintendent closed shortly after a school board member filed a criminal complaint. Randy Horton filed a complaint Jan. 26 against Vashti Washington alleging she violated state law by dispersing about $54,000 for employee bonuses in December, launching a Ridgeland police investigation.

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  13. Jasper County ACE committee reviews career, technical program costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    A Jasper County school board committee received cost estimates last month for the district to provide its own career and technical education programs. The board's Beaufort-Jasper Academy for Career Excellence committee is meeting weekly as Beaufort County plans to end its governance and funding of the vocational school the districts operate.

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  14. Delays plaguing tree-cutting project on I-95Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | The Island Packet

    ... 13 in Hardeeville on Sept. 14, 2015, being removed from underneath the bridge. A tree-cutting project along Jasper County's portion of Interstate 95 is being held up by a lengthy planning and approval process, say state transportation officials. ...

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  15. Our view: State's I-95 response remains unacceptableRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | The Island Packet

    ... died at the scene, southbound near mile marker 15. She was only 52. At least 18 people have died on I-95 in Jasper County from tree-related crashes over the past six years. None of this is a surprise. The percentage of tree-related fatalities in ...

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  16. Lauderdale: Why I-95 remains a death trap in SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | The Island Packet

    ... and collided with a tree. Toomer became at least the 18th person to die in a tree-related accident on I-95 in Jasper County over the past six years. An investigative report done by this newspaper in March showed that despite four other South ...

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  17. Friday morning fire destroys Ridgeland family's houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    An early Friday morning fire has left a Ridgeland family of three homeless, and the American Red Cross Disaster Action Team is stepping in to help. Ridgeland firefighters and a Jasper County fire tanker truck responded to a home on Oak Hill Road around 3:30 a.m. Friday to a fire that was out of control.

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  18. The Human Cost Of Politicizing Road FundingRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2016 | FITSNews

    ... cases, they have to be jarred to their senses by tragedy like the one that occurred on Wednesday morning in Jasper County, S.C. That's where 52-year-old Sharon Toomer - a lunch lady at a government-run school - slammed her car into a tree along ...

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  19. The Ridgeland Correctional Institute, photographed on June 5, 2013.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2013 | The Island Packet

    ... S.C. Department of Corrections, according to DOC communications director Stephanie Givens. Attempts to reach Jasper County Coroner Martin Sauls III on Friday for comment on Jefferson's manner and cause of death were unsuccessful. When asked when and ...

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  20. Hundreds of pieces of chicken spilled in wreck in Jasper Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Hundreds of pieces of chicken spilled onto Interstate 95, after an 18-wheeler ran off the road and into the median near mile marker 13 in Jasper County. The truck crashed into a tree, and the raw chicken it was carrying was sent flying through the wooded median.

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