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Thomas Heyward Academy closed Friday

Legacy Christian Academy closed Friday

Step of Faith closed Friday

South Carolina customers could see refunds in a utility sale

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A proposed deal announced Wednesday could mean $1.3 billion in refunds for customers of a troubled South Carolina utility who have been funding a failed nuclear reactor project.

The Cunningham family in Hardeeville enjoyed building this snowman.

Red Cross providing shelter for 86 people in Hardeeville

The American Red Cross has opened shelters in the Lowcountry, including at Hardeeville-Ridgeland Middle School.

Thomas Heyward Academy closed Thursday

UPDATE: More photos of a snow day in Jasper County

It’s a snow day in Jasper County!

Photo courtesy Romona Gaspard Westerfield. A snowman enjoys the winter storm.

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Sandra Hall/Jasper County Sun Times Snow hits Ridgeland late Wednesday morning.

Ridgeland Fire responds to mobile home blaze

Crews from the Ridgeland Fire Department and Jasper County Fire-Rescue responded to a structure fire Tuesday afternoon off Tallahassee Loop in the Spring Hill area of Ridgeland.

Photo Amanda Bonds/Special to JCST Crews from the Ridgeland Fire Department and Jasper County Fire-Rescue responded to a structure fire Tuesday afternoon off Tallahassee Loop in the Spring Hill area of Ridgeland.

Railroaders help model Sun City buildings for fire department

A Sun City woodworking project that took several months to complete will help protect the community in the future.

Polaris Tech plans to break ground early this month

Polaris Tech, the newly-formed charter school scheduled to open later this summer in Jasper County, plans for a groundbreaking in mid-January, according to Polaris Tech spokesperson John Williams.

Groundbreaking for Polaris Tech in Ridgeland is being planned for mid-January. Photo submitted by Polaris Tech

Waste Management constructing facility in Hardeeville

A new Waste Management facility utilizing compressed natural gas (CNG) expected to begin construction in Hardeeville last month with hiring expected in July 2018, according to a Dec. 27 company press release. The company currently has a facility in Ridgeland that has been in operation for over 20 years, according to company officials.