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Thomas Heyward Academy honor rolls

Thomas Heyward Academy honor rolls

Headmaster’s List (All A’s) – First Nine Weeks

Lowcountry author pens book of Christmas traditions

For Carole Longmeyer, the alphabet inspired a book all about a Lowcountry Christmas and some holiday traditions and recipes.

Town hears proposed water, sewer rates

The town of Ridgeland received recommendations from water and sewer rate consultants during its recent meeting which would allow the town to move forward with its plan to renovate its water and sewer treatment facility with only a minor effect on residential and commercial rates.

Stay connected with Sun City during holiday travel

For Sun City residents heading to visit family or embarking on a vacation overseas for the holidays, there are plenty of ways to stay in the loop while away from the community.

Waste Management bringing 53 jobs to county

Another company will soon call Jasper County home, and it plans to bring 53 jobs and invest $23 million into the county, officials said during a special called Jasper County Council meeting last week.

Ridgeland breaks ground on fire station expansion

The town of Ridgeland will soon see a new building added to its fire station, and last week it held a groundbreaking for the project.

Photo by Shellie Murdaugh/Jasper County Sun Times Town of Ridgeland Administrator Dennis Averkin, left, Ridgeland Town Councilman Chris DuBose, Town of Ridgeland Mayor Joey Malphrus, councilwoman Josephine Boyles and councilman Grady Woods participated in the groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of the fire station Thursday.

Former RHHS students share motivational message

Ten former Ridgeland-Hardeeville High School graduates returned home recently from college and spoke to the high school’s students.

Ridgeland parade celebrates Christmas

The town of Ridgeland was in the holiday spirit Thursday as it hosted its annual Christmas parade. Downtown was alive with lights and music and a large crowd celebrated the season.

Anthony Garzilli/Jasper County Sun Times The town of Ridgeland’s Christmas parade offered a fun way to enjoy the holiday season. These carolers sang for downtown crowd.

Open container law waived if Clemson makes championship game

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — If Clemson University’s football team makes it to the national championship game, fans can toast in the streets.

FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2017, file photo, Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant (2) dives into the end zone for a touchdown while North Carolina State’s Shawn Boone (24) looks on during the first half of an NCAA college football game, in Raleigh, N.C. Clemson will likely have a quarterback, two wide receivers and a running back starting their first playoff game at the Sugar Bowl against Alabama. But coach Dabo Swinney thinks Clemson’s wins at Virginia Tech, Louisville and North Carolina State and a likely playoff elimination game in the ACC championship show the 2017 Tigers can handle the pressure. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

The Ridgeland Fire Department said no one was injured after its crews and Jasper County Fire-Rescue responded Tuesday to a report of an aircraft having collided with an hangar at Ridgeland’s airport.

Christmas Mailbox: Letters to Santa Claus

The Jasper County Sun Times invited the county’s students to write letters to Santa Claus and share them with our readers.

No injuries after crash at Ridgeland airport

The Ridgeland Fire Department said no one was injured after its crews and Jasper County Fire-Rescue responded Tuesday to a report of an aircraft having collided with a hanger at Ridgeland’s airport.

The Ridgeland Fire Department said no one was injured after its crews and Jasper County Fire-Rescue responded Tuesday to a report of an aircraft having collided with an hanger at Ridgeland’s airport.

Please to Jasper County Sun Times Students from the Jasper County School District's Jasper Gentlemen and the Diamonds and Pearls mentoring groups.

Wreaths Across America honors veterans

Celeste Lucas walked up the Ridgeland Cemetery driveway Saturday on her way to the Wreaths Across America event, remembering her family who gave their all for their country.

Hardeeville mulls ending election commission

Hardeeville’s residents might be headed to the polls during even-numbered years in November — and its election commission could be abolished.

School district removed from underperforming list

The Jasper County School District was recently taken off the S.C. Department of Education’s potentially underperforming school district list, according department spokesman Ryan Brown.

Brendlens brighten Christmas for family in need

Each year, Chelsea Brendlen hears from members of the community asking her one thing.

Lights and displays, including this one, can be seen in the Brendlen’s Christmas light display. The Brendlens are raising money for the Gibson family through donations from those who view the lights. Photo submitted by Chelsea Brendlen.

$2,500 college scholarship for Jasper student

The South Carolina Association of Counties’ annual Board of Directors Scholarship Program awards $2,500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are residents of counties chosen by lot by the association.