We are thankful for the continuation of a burgeoning Thanksgiving tradition.
JCST file photo For the fourth consecutive year, former University of South Carolina star Marcus Lattimore, right, and his family will visit Ridgeland to help those in need on Thanksgiving. Lattimore is pictured with his stepfather Vernon Smith.
November is the month of Thanksgiving and the past 12 months have given the city of Hardeeville much to be thankful for. The list starts with the recovery of Sgt. Kelvin Grant of the Hardeeville Police Department and Justin Smith of the Jasper County Sheriff’s Department.
The weekend was a time to begin prepping for Thanksgiving and the upcoming Christmas season, but we made sure to take a moment Saturday to recognize Veterans Day and think about the many county residents who served and continue to serve.
Police across South Carolina and America have spent millions of dollars on officer body cameras. But The New York Times just reported that a rigorous study released last week shows that these cameras have almost no effect on officer behavior.
Good deeds aren’t reserved just for adults, sometimes a 5-year-old can save the day.
Carmen Pinckney/Special to JCSTCarmen Pinckney/Special to JCST THA kindergarten student Bryer Daley is awarded a certificate of Valor from Jasper County Fire-Rescue chief Wilbur Daley after he rescued his sister, Kinley, after she fell into a swimming pool.
The sounds of construction will be heard on Martin Street this fall as renovations begin on Police Headquarters, the Municipal Court and the Hargray Building. And in early 2018, construction will begin on a new Fire Station 81.
Editor’s note: We were all concerned in the last few days about the pending effects of Hurricane Irma. The hurricane was downgraded to a tropical storm, but it still hit Jasper County Sunday night and throughout Monday with heavy rain and high winds. There was flooding throughout the county. We hope everybody is safe and helps each other in the recovery process.
Anthony Garzilli/Jasper County Sun Times One of the pools at the 9-11 Memorial in New York City. Monday marked the 16th anniversary of the attacks.