The 43rd Annual Hardeeville Catfish Festival parade took over downtown Saturday morning. Led by grand marshal Patricia Stephens, a lifelong Hardeeville resident, the parade was filled with fun, music and lots of candy.
Anthony Garzilli/Jasper County Sun Times Grand marshal Patricia Stephens.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s lone black Republican urged President Donald Trump on Wednesday to avoid inflammatory racial rhetoric such as his statement blaming “many sides” for the violence at a recent white nationalist protest in Virginia.
Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., the only African-American Republican serving in the Senate, talks to reporters about his plan to meet with President Donald Trump to discuss race and Trump’s widely criticized response to last month’s protests and racial violence in Charlottesville, Va., at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Jasper County is ready to help others. Calling the initiative “Jasper Operation Evacuee Comfort” a group spearheaded by Regina Webster, Rhonda Lowther and Joyce Sapp plans to offer free snacks, baked goods and drinks to travelers headed back south after the storm.
Donna Rowell/Special to Jasper County Sun Times Travelers voluntarily leaving Ridgeland - many who have passed through from out of state - ahead of Hurricane Irma.