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Photo City of Hardeeville Facebook page / Hardeeville Sgt. Kelvin Grant was released from the hospital yesterday Sunday.

Person of interest in Savannah triple homicide arrested in Hardeeville

A man who is a person of interest in a triple homicide in Savannah was involved in a high-speed chase in Hardeeville early this morning, according to the city of Hardeeville’s Juan Singleton.

Photo courtesy Jasper County Detention Center/Keith Lamont Marrow Jr.

Drug trafficking suspect arrested in Hardeeville

James Ward, 21, of Bloomington, Ga., faces drug trafficking charges after he was arrested at a Hardeeville motel Friday, according to the city of Hardeeville’s Juan Singleton.

Crime scene at Sanders Road in Hardeeville after two officers were shot Thursday.

UPDATE: 2 officers shot in Hardeeville; suspect killed

A Hardeeville Police Department officer and Jasper County Sheriff’s deputy were shot at 432 Sanders Road in Hardeeville after responding to a domestic dispute, according to Sheriff Chris Malphrus.

Jasper County Sun Times Law enforcement at the scene at Sanders Road in Hardeeville after a Hardeeville officer and JCSO’s deputy were shot responding to a domestic dispute. The suspect was killed.

Sheriff’s Office K-9 dies

The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office said its K-9 Doki died today.

Doug Byrd/Jasper County Sheriff’s Office - K-9 Doki

Early Branch man arrested on child porn charges

A Jasper County man was arrested Friday on child pornography charges, according to a news release from the S.C. Attorney General’s office.

Senior living facility to open in Lowcountry

A new assisted living facility is expected to open next month in Okatie.

Courtesy of Medical Development Corp A rendering of Canterfield of Bluffton

Busy week ahead for Blue Heron Nature Center

The Blue Heron Nature Center in Ridgeland is ready for a busy week. Here’s a look at the events.

School board hears facility options

The Jasper County School District took steps toward developing its own CATE (Career and Technical Education) program and facility in February when it hired MB Khan, which analyzed current facilities owned by the district and looked to see if a facility would be a good fit for a CATE program.

Changes to 2017-18 school calendar

At the April 10 Jasper County School Board meeting, Superintendent Donald Andrews discussed the 2017-18 school calendar.

Speaker: Senate inaction costing S. Carolina more than $1B

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — House Speaker Jay Lucas said Tuesday the Senate’s inability to pass a long-term road-funding plan has already put South Carolinians “on the hook” for an additional $1 billion, and the tab continues to climb.

Klaus Ritter/Special to JCST Klaus Ritter caught this egret flying over the marsh.
Photo courtesy Hardeeville Police Department / The Hardeeville Police Department is attempting to identify two men suspected of using stolen credit cards.

Slideshow: Kids on the Easter egg hunt

The Jasper County Department of Social Services hosted an Easter egg hunt on Friday at Turpin Park in Ridgeland.

Sheriff’s Office seizes crack cocaine in early morning drug bust

At 3 a.m. Thursday, the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office raided a home on Pine Forest Loop near Ridgeland and seized 11.1 grams of crack cocaine, 0.5 grams of powder cocaine, and a small amount of marijuana, Sheriff Chris Malphrus said.

The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office seized 11.1 grams of crack cocaine, 0.5 gram of powder cocaine, and a small amount of marijuana, Sheriff Chris Malphrus said.

Yemassee man convicted in 2015 double homicide

Joshua Poacher, 22, was found guilty Wednesday of two counts of murder and one count each of armed robbery and possession of a weapon during the commission of violent crime in the Aug. 16, 2015 deaths of 72-year-old Kantibhai Patel and his 67-year-old wife, Hansaben Patel, according to the 14th Circuit Solicitor’s Office.

Courtesy photo Joshua Poacher

Sheriff’s Office confiscates crack cocaine, cash in Hardeeville

Tuesday night the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Marshals raided a Hardeeville home and found 54 grams of marijuana, 14 grams of powder cocaine, 10 grams of crack cocaine, a scale, and $3,000 cash.

Liz Bloom/Jasper County Sun Times - Jasper County Sheriff’s Office seized 54 grams of marijuana, 10 grams of crack cocaine, 14 grams of powder cocaine, a scale, and $3,000 in cash.