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Jasper County ranked 45th in the state in education in 2014, with 49 percent of third-graders testing below state standards in reading. The county’s high school dropout rate of 6.8 percent from 2013-14 ranked 46th.
 
About three weeks ago, my wife and I were returning from a stay in South Florida.
 
 
The heat didn’t deter the seniors of Jasper County on Tuesday from competing with one another in good fun over games of cornhole, zombie toss, and...
 
 
Once S.C. Education Superintendent Molly Spearman walked into Ridgeland Elementary School, her eyes light up and she smiled at the student artwork and...
 
 
Jasper’s growth and appealing future was touted at the State of Jasper County breakfast at Hilton Head Lakes.
 

SPORTS

John Paul II is slowly climbing up the ranks in SCISA. After strong basketball and soccer seasons, the Golden Warriors football team is ready to jump forward. When the Catholic school opened in 2013, the program initially competed in eight-man football. Last season was its first in 11-man, and the team competed in Region 2-A and went 0-10.
 
Palmetto Electric Cooperative’s Touchstone Energy Million Dollar Hole-In-One Shootout raised more than $13,000 in support of the Bright Ideas teacher...
 
 
Thomas Heyward might be graduating 12 seniors, but it doesn’t appear the football team will lack depth.
 

BEAUFORT TODAY

Hopeful Horizons joined the community May 13 in honoring women who have made a difference in the lives of others — mothers, sisters, friends, mentors and many more — at its 13th annual Lilies on the River.
 
Coastal residents won’t be the only ones affected by rising seas this century, a new study out of the University of Georgia suggests.
 
 
Darryl Owens received a majority of the vote Tuesday to win a Port Royal Town Council special election.
 
 
Henry C. Chambers waterfront park was the backdrop for the 2017 graduating class of TCL. Photos by Michelle Flores/Beaufort Today