Ridgeland Piggly Wiggly Assistant Manager Dina McGuire, Tonya Oakley (co-operator), Jimmy Locke (butcher), Adriane Williams (pricing coordinator), and Manager Lou Sherman are participating in the first Valentines for Veterans program in the store. Two other Piggly Wiggly locations, including Hardeeville and Port Royal are also participating. Photo by Shellie Murdaugh/Jasper County Sun Times
A routine National Weather Service test on Tuesday resulted in a false push notification to mobile phones about a tsunami warning, giving jolt to many residents on the East Coast.
Some people on the East Coast got a push alert on their phones Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, about a tsunami warning, but the National Weather Service says it was just a test. Meteorologist Hendricus Lulofs said there was a glitch Tuesday during a routine test. (AP Photo/Jeremy DaRos)
The Ridgeland Fire Department urges residents to exercise caution in outdoor burning. Dry grass and strong winds have contributed to several quickly spreading fires that Ridgeland Fire has responded to in recent weeks, the fire department said.
CAYCE, S.C. (AP) — Federal investigators are trying to figure out why a switch was in the wrong position, sending an Amtrak train into a freight train and killing a conductor and an engineer in South Carolina.
South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster speaks at a press conference following a crash between an Amtrak train and CSX freight train in Cayce, SC, near Charleston Highway and Pine Ridge Road around 2:35 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, 20. At least two people were killed and at least 70 people were injured. (AP Photo/Jeff Blake)
Nine Hardeeville-Ridgeland Middle School students auditioned for the South Carolina Band Directors Association (SCBDA) Region 4 Honor Band.
Special to JCST Nine Hardeeville-Ridgeland Middle School students auditioned for the South Carolina Band Directors Association (SCBDA) Region 4 Honor Band. Alyse Flores is the first student from Jasper County to earn a seat in the SCBDA All-State Band.
Jasper County Sheriff Chris Malphrus is encouraged by the county’s 2017 crime numbers and feels the decline in some categories (burglaries, shooting incidents, homicides) is largely due to increased officer visibility.
Special to JCST The Ridgeland Jr. Jaguars gave back to the community during the holidays as the youth football organization donated bikes to two families. The Jr. Jaguars also also interested in coaches for the upcoming season. If interested, contact Tyesha Hamilton at 843-226-3077 or email@example.com.