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Liz Bloom/Jasper County Sun Times - Locally grown produce as well as meats were sold.

Event to raise Asperger’s awareness

Parenting is anything but easy. But it’s especially difficult parenting a child with autism.

59 tickets, 36 warnings issued

During the weekend of June 16, through checkpoints and regular patrolling, the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office issued 59 tickets, 36 warnings, four warrants, and three juvenile petitions.

3 reported missing Jasper girls found

Three missing Jasper County teenage girls were found last weekend.

Hardeeville cops seek person of interest in attempted strong armed robbery

Hardeeville Police asks for the public’s help in identifying a person of interest in an attempted June 9 strong-armed robbery June on the 700 block on Main Street.

City of Hardeeville - Please contact the Hardeeville Police Department if you can identify this person of interest or have any other information pertaining to a June 9 attempted armed robbery.

School district faces budget shortfall

Before Jasper County School District Chief Financial Officer Jennifer Carter can recommend a budget for final approval to the school board, she needs to know exactly how much money is available in the general fund.

Church group, homeowner build spiritual bond during repairs

Martha Major lives on the edge of Jasper and Beaufort counties in a small one-story home.

Sheriff: Ridgeland man charged with soliciting a minor

David Miguel Medina, 38, of Ridgeland was arrested Friday and charged with alleged criminal solicitation of a minor and distributing obscene material to a minor, according to the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office.

Photo courtesy Jasper County Detention Center David Miguel Medina

NBA Mock Draft: Where the lottery picks may end up

On Thursday night, the dreams of 60 prospective professional basketball players will come true as 30 NBA teams participate in the 2017 NBA Draft (7 p.m, ESPN).

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Hardeeville debuts Farmers’ Market

Becky DalSanto isn’t really new to Hardeeville. She’s been here almost a year working for the city as an intern with Parks and Recreation Director Addison Jarrell.

Locally grown produce and meats were sold at the farmers market.

THA star Cooler on a mission

Madison Cooler is headed to Jacksonville, Ala., to begin her college volleyball career, but before the season begins, she’s taking a detour to Costa Rica.

County mulls $25.7 million budget

Jasper County is working under a tight budget.

Ridgeland approves $4.34 million budget

As a new fiscal year arrives, the town of Ridgeland recently approved a $4,344,054 budget for 2017-18 .

Mayor: Margaritaville raises attention on Hardeeville

Last week, the city of Hardeeville announced a new senior-living community. Latitude Margaritaville Hilton Head, is slated to open in 2018 with 3,000 houses, a resort-style pool, tennis and pickleball courts and arts and learning programs. The Sun Times spoke with Mayor Harry Williams and City Manager Mike Czymbor and discussed how they think the new community will impact the growing city.

Ridgeland revises public comment policy

The town of Ridgeland voted to change its policy for public comments.

106 graduate from Ridgeland-Hardeeville High

Another school year ended for Ridgeland-Hardeeville High as 106 seniors walked across the stage at the old Jasper County High School football field on Friday night.

Grads added their own personal style to their caps and gowns, like these funky grad glasses.

Games of the year: Hoops playoff classic highlights school season’s best

As the school year comes to a close, the Jasper County Sun Times selects the best games of 2016-17.

JCST file photo RHHS’s boys basketball season ended in the Class AAA Lower State semifinals when hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to eliminate the Jaguars, 67-65.

New signage regulations mulled

Dominion Energy talks about projects in Gillisonville, Grahamville

Solar energy is becoming prevalent in Jasper County.

County Council members Henry Etheridge and Colonel Drayton both talked with Dominion Energy representatives about the solar project in Gillisonville. (Liz Bloom/Jasper County Sun Times)

Laptops coming for RHHS students

As technology integrates itself more into the everyday lives of individuals, it’s also weaving itself into education. Papers were once handwritten on loose-leaf paper in ink, but now they are being typed in MLA and AP formats, and submitted over the internet.