Study finds room for new Savannah River port

...3 billion shipping terminal on 1,500 acres in Jasper County, S.C., just across the river from Savannah. The...trying to load and unload cargo.Proponents of the Jasper County terminal say both states will need it once their ports...

Private, public school advocates clash over court mandate to fix SC's poor schools

...the Legislature."We should use all credible options to improve the education and lives of our kids," said the Jasper County chairman.The PPF brochure said the Court decision, "points to reforms outside the traditional public school model...

Group pushing SC school reform

...college and career ready."In November, the Supreme Court ruled 3-2 in favor of the rural districts, which included Jasper County School District. The decision didn't specify what state leaders should do.During a budget subcommittee meeting...

Silver Bluff tops Jasper County

...opened up Region 6-AA play with a resounding 46-6 victory over Jasper County Friday. Troy Williamson rushed for 137 yards on just four carries...for 53 yards on five carries. Silver Bluff improved to 6-0. Jasper County is 2-4.

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Proposal would boost hourly wages in South Carolina

...worked minimum wage jobs nearly her whole life at the Ramada Inn, convenience stores and day care centers in rural Jasper County.Not everyone has a college degree and a white-collar desk job, said Pinckney, a state senator from Jasper, but...

Jasper County complains about pace of port project

...Tom Johnson, a councilman for Jasper County, S.C., where the proposed...The news sounded good enough to Jasper County officials that they couldn't...paralysis," said An drew Fulghum, Jasper County's administrator. "Why not...

William Mullins

...County, Barnwell County, Burke County, McDuffie County, Evans County, Ridgecrest Hospital, Tattnall County, Jasper County, and Minnie G. Boswell Hospital; joining his brother at Mullins Laboratory he continued the tradition of excellence...

Barefield-led Bulldogs edge Jasper County

...with a 61-58 overtime win over Jasper County Friday night at Silver Bluff High...6-foot-6 junior said he and Jasper County's Carl Drake are good friends...team. Silver Bluff has beaten Jasper County (17-10) three times in three...

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Jasper County eyes global shipping market

...off Tybee Island to the site of Jasper County's future shipping terminal...Authority's ContainerPort. On Jan. 2, Jasper County officials intend to file condemnation...30-day waiting period. Basically, Jasper County has made an offer to Georgia to...

Officials may close Jasper County hospital within 90 days

RIDGELAND, S.C. -- Jasper County's only emergency and 24-hour...to 90 days. Representatives of Jasper County's and Ridgeland's governments...and he hopes to meet again with Jasper County officials, with whom the hospital's...