Jasper County, SC

Puppies, weapons stolen from South Carolina home

HARDEEVILLE, S.C. (WSAV) –- Authorities are looking for three people accused of stealing American Bully puppies, weapons and jewelry from a Hardeeville home. The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office released surveillance video of three suspects in the May 12 burglary on Oakwood Drive. One of them is seen holding a gun, while another breaks through a […]
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RV, vehicle destroyed in fire on Interstate 95 in Jasper County

JASPER COUNTY, S.C. — VIDEO ABOVE: Georgia NAACP investigates traffic stop of Delaware State University charter bus on Interstate 95. Emergency crews are working to reopen Interstate 95 in Jasper County following a fire that sent flames and black smoke billowing into the air. The incident was reported shortly...

Police seek 3 people in Hardeeville home burglary

Police are seeking the public's help in locating three people they say broke into a Hardeeville home and stole weapons, jewelry and several puppies. Jasper County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Jeff Crosby said officers responded May 12 to a reported residential burglary at Oakwood Drive. He said the burglary happened during the day and no one had been at home.

Pay It Forward: Bluffton Self Help volunteers play crucial role

Do you know someone Paying It Forward in the community? Send your nominations to BLUFFTON, S.C. (WSAV) — Every single week, the shelves of the food pantry at Bluffton Self Help are a lifeline for hundreds of Lowcountry families in Beaufort and Jasper Counties. And an army of volunteers helps to meet the community’s needs. […]

Devonte Genwright named new Jasper County parks and recreation director

A Marion native will now serve as the new Jasper County parks and recreation director, according to a news release. Devonte Genwright started in the position April 18 and will work to improve the county’s park facilities and promote heritage tourism. Johnny Davis retired from the position in January.

Man accused of setting relative's home on fire in Jasper County

The Jasper County Sheriff's Office said it is seeking a man who is accused of setting of relative's home on fire. Darrell Lamar Heyward is wanted on charges of second-degree arson and second-degree burglary, Chief Deputy Jeff Crosby said. The sheriff's office said officers were called to investigate a suspicious...

Chamber hosts Jasper on the Move awards banquet

Several award winners were recognized during the Jasper County Chamber of Commerce's 32nd annual Jasper on the Move event April 28 at Legacy Oaks Preserve in Ridgeland. The Sergeant Jasper Award, named for the Revolutionary War hero and namesake of Jasper County, was presented to John M. Carroll. The award is presented to an individual or organization for significant contributions to the betterment of life in Jasper County. Carroll is a member of Hardeeville City Council.

Colleton nonprofits supported secretly for years by a couple who kept their identity hidden – until now

The identity of a couple who anonymously donated millions of dollars to several local counties has been revealed, but only after that couple has died. The Coastal Community Foundation has announced that Alan and Joanne Moses, of Dataw Island, are the longtime anonymous couple who created The Beaufort Fund, which is the largest-ever grant fund. The fund is a part of the Coastal Community Foundation and has given more than $11 million to hundreds of grant recipients in Colleton, Beaufort, Hampton and Jasper counties.

Palmetto Electric’s Annual Meeting scheduled for May 5, 6 and 7

Palmetto Electric is putting its members first at the 2022 Annual Meeting. Drive-thru registration and voting will be available Thursday, May 5 and Friday, May 6, from 7 a.m.-7 p.m., and Saturday, May 7, from noon – 4 p.m., at the cooperative’s Ridgeland office only, located at 4063 Grays Highway.