Johnson new County Council chair

Jasper County Council has a new chairman and vice chairman for the next two years.

Newly elected Jasper County Council Chairman Tom Johnson, left, received the gavel from outgoing Chairman Marty Sauls during a Jan. 2 meeting. Photo by: Shellie Murdaugh/Jasper County Sun Times

Hardeeville police seek public’s help month after fatal train crash

The Hardeeville Police Department seeks the public’s help a month after a man died in a crash with a train, according to a city news release.

Traveling baseball exhibit coming to Morris Center in Ridgeland

The Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in downtown Ridgeland will present The 521 All-Stars: A Championship Story of Baseball and Community.

Submitted photo The Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage will present The 521 All-Stars: A Championship Story of Baseball and Community Saturday, Jan. 13.

How much snow fell in Jasper?

Photo courtesy Blane Raley. The snow scene in Tillman.

John Paul II closed Friday

Storm brings snow, freezing temperatures, snarls traffic

Winter Storm Grayson has certainly left a mark on Jasper County and the surrounding areas, leaving behind as much as 6 inches of snow in parts of Ridgeland and 3 inches in Hardeeville, according to the National Weather Service.

Submitted photo A truck driver from Anderson said said he was stuck near Exit 5 in Hardeeville Wednesday for about seven hours.

Thomas Heyward Academy closed Friday

Legacy Christian Academy closed Friday

Step of Faith closed Friday

South Carolina customers could see refunds in a utility sale

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A proposed deal announced Wednesday could mean $1.3 billion in refunds for customers of a troubled South Carolina utility who have been funding a failed nuclear reactor project.

The Cunningham family in Hardeeville enjoyed building this snowman.

Red Cross providing shelter for 86 people in Hardeeville

The American Red Cross has opened shelters in the Lowcountry, including at Hardeeville-Ridgeland Middle School.

Thomas Heyward Academy closed Thursday