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10:41 am on Friday November 9, 2012

Photos With Santa at St. Paul's in Ridgeland

St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Ridgeland, SC, has invited Santa Claus to join them for "Pictures With Santa" on Friday, November 30, from 4 to 6 p.m. (no appointment necessary). A visit with Santa makes for great photos and includes free...
2:16 am on Wednesday June 13, 2012

Tornado touches down during Monday's stormy weather

Approximate touchdown location. Monday brought much in the way of winds, water, and downed trees to Beaufort, but up the road and just over the county line into Jasper, things were a bit windier.  The National Weather Service says that a tornado...
3:16 am on Thursday May 17, 2012

Ridgeland man sentenced to 45 years after shooting

Submitted Brett Howard A 23-year-old Ridgeland man was sentenced to 45 years in prison on Wednesday for the 2009 slaying of a man at a Jasper County nightclub. At the conclusion of a three-day trial, jurors convicted Brett Howard of murder and...
4:02 am on Thursday December 8, 2011

Ridgeland man convicted on murder charges of maternal grandmother of child

A 33-year-old Ridgeland man was found guilty Wednesday of murdering the maternal grandmother of his child and was sentenced to 30 years in prison. Jurors convicted Antonio Scott of one count of murder for the March 20 stabbing death of Cynthia...
4:18 am on Thursday November 3, 2011

In wake of iTraffic ban, study on traffic cameras in South Carolina coming (Update: What study?)

Flickr user Wessex Archaeology Update: The court case against the traffic cameras has been dismissed, but the debate won't have a hope of being over until the comission completes it's study. That study was due on November 1 — and the group has yet...
6:34 am on Wednesday October 19, 2011

Case dismissed in Ridgeland traffic camera saga

Flickr user woodleywonderworks The long debate iTraffic camera's that issued speeding tickets on Ridgeland's domain of I-95 largely ended when the Legislature banned the traffic cameras, but a lawsuit was still working its way through the court. But...
4:02 am on Saturday September 17, 2011

Ridgeland woman gets 23 years in New Year's Eve stabbing

A 22-year-old Ridgeland woman was sentenced to 23 years in prison Wednesday for the fatal New Year's Eve stabbing of her boyfriend. At the conclusion of a two-day trial, Tara Marie Weber was found guilty of one count of voluntary manslaughter for...
5:22 am on Sunday July 31, 2011

What do red-light cameras in Los Angeles have to do with Ridgeland?

Flickr user csb13 The Los Angeles City Counci last week decided to shut down its red-light traffic camera system when it was determined the program was losing $1.5 million a year. You see the L.A. courts weren't forcing people who had the video...
1:48 am on Sunday June 26, 2011

iTraffic: Class action traffic camera lawsuit should be dismissed

Flickr user woodleywonderworks While the iTraffic-Ridgeland traffic camera enforcement on I-95 is dead following a new state law (and pending revival from a new state study), the legal battle continues in the courts. At play is still the meandering...
1:44 am on Saturday June 25, 2011

In wake of iTraffic ban, study on traffic cameras in South Carolina coming

Image by Flickr user Wessex Archaeology While the new law that banned traffic cameras in South Carolina was much talked about, there was a second large part of the bill that was overlooked by most* that calls for a study to be done on the...

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