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10:40 am on Tuesday June 25, 2013
Plans for a Jasper County terminal along the Savannah River continue to progress, but at a pace far too slow for many.
5:06 am on Tuesday May 21, 2013
Police are still investigating how a woman died after exiting a moving four-door Buick on I-95 near 6:30 p.m. Sunday in Jasper County.
6:31 am on Monday May 20, 2013
A woman is dead after she exited a moving vehicle and was struck by a tractor trailer on Interstate 95 near Mile Marker 33. The Post and Courier writes that the woman fell from a car driven by David Beaver, 55.
8:08 am on Wednesday April 17, 2013
A report has valued the long-planned Jasper Ocean Terminal at $1 billion dollars and taking 13 years to develop, with a first-year viability in 2025.
5:53 am on Thursday January 3, 2013
56 people from Beaufort and Jasper counties were arrested on charges of drinking and driving over the holiday season from from December 14 to January 2.
5:55 am on Monday December 10, 2012
Flickr user curlie_fryz No, not the big one, the little one in the foreground. (Update 2 at the bottom.) Estimated at $16.5 million, a new bridge is coming to repair a physical bridge between South Carolina and Georgia's waterways this summer (there...
3:50 am on Wednesday October 17, 2012
Flickr user Andrew Albertson This is a long way away from reality in Jasper County. Two years back I wrote about how surprisingly slow progress has been on a long sought port in Jasper County, and it seems little had changed. The Charleston Regional...
5:35 am on Tuesday July 24, 2012
Flickr user khalilshah Unemployment rates had been falling for month after month, but that trend broke in May and was followed by more increases in June. South Carolina’s unemployment rate increased to 9.4% in June from 9.1% in May — however the...
4:02 am on Thursday December 8, 2011
A 33-year-old Ridgeland man was found guilty Wednesday of murdering the maternal grandmother of his child and was sentenced to 30 years in prison. Jurors convicted Antonio Scott of one count of murder for the March 20 stabbing death of Cynthia...
11:30 am on Friday May 6, 2011
Image provided by WSAV A drug bust in neighboring Jasper County turned up over 22,000 ecstasy pills totaling over $1 million. According to reports, authorities were alerted when Police Officer Chris Malphrus observed the erratic driving of a car...