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3 men sentenced for killing protected hawks, owls in Jasper County

...property, U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles announced Friday.The financial penalty against Mackay Point Planta tion in Jasper County is among the largest ever imposed for violating the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. The money will be divided among local...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-29/3-men-sentenced-killin
South Carolina town seeks 9 p.m. kid curfew

...causing trouble and he wants the curfew moved up to 9 p.m. Woodward says a series of 15 car thefts in Beaufort and Jasper counties between March and June might have been prevented with a stricter curfew. Any change would have to be approved by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-14/sc-town-seeks-9-pm-kid-curfe
Alligator sightings frequent in Augusta during April, May

...courses.A 12-foot alligator was captured on Hilton Head Island by an alligator wrangler who then released it in a Jasper County river. South Carolina's Department of Natural Resources said it is investigating the release because the gator was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-08/alligator-sightings-frequent
SC questions 12-foot gator release

...12-foot alligator by a wrangler last weekend. The gator was captured on Hilton Head Island and released Sunday in Jasper County. The department says nuisance alligators should be killed rather than relocated. Joe Maffo of Critter Management...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-05/sc-questions-12-foot-gator-r
Nikki Haley to announce 304 jobs in 5 rural South Carolina counties

...rural region in the state's southern corner consisting of Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper counties.Her announcement includes 69 jobs already filled at Augusta Fiberglass Coating's expansion into Bamberg County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-29/nikki-haley-announce-304-jobs
Savannah River might handle new port

...sediment. In addition, a study of the economic impact of the terminal, including the jobs and taxes it will create in Jasper County, one of the poorest in South Carolina, is required. Jim Newsome, the president and CEO of the South Carolina Ports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-22/savannah-river-may-handle-ne
SC school buses might film those who pass

...the concerns echoed the debate lawmakers had a few years ago over the use of manned speed cameras on Interstate 95 in Jasper County."It was highly problematic," recalled Sen. Greg Hembree, R-Horry, during Wednesday's subcommittee meeting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-17/sc-school-buses-might-film-t
Grambling notches first win of the season

...in the shooting death of a Missouri Southern State University football coach.Joplin police said Saturday that the Jasper County prosecutor's office has charged Jeffery L. Bruner of Joplin with felony murder and armed criminal action in 37-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-11-02/grambling-notches-first-w
South Carolina launching 'healthy outcomes' initiative

...said Debbie Slazyk, director of AccessHealth Lowcountry, which began assisting uninsured residents in Beaufort and Jasper counties in April. "The community collaboration it's fostered is particularly exciting. It's a psycho-social approach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-09-15/south-carolina-launching-hea
South Carolina water authority hides termination details

...Efforts to reach him were unsuccessful.Now that he's gone, few can say what transpired.Leaders within the Jasper County administration said they didn't know what led to Griffin's departure, nor do local lawmakers. State House Representatives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-02-20/south-carolina-water-a