Sep
24

Smaller Port Suggested For Jasper County

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– The Post and Courier

Bumper stickers in this small town at the southern tip of South Carolina proclaim “Jasper Port Now!” but it likely will take decades to develop a major container port in Jasper County on the South Carolina side of the Savannah River.

In the meantime, one state lawmaker suggested that a smaller “niche” port could provide jobs much more quickly.

State Sen. Tom Davis, R-Beaufort, said a port focusing on barge traffic, smaller shippers and refrigerated foods could jump-start the port in as little as three years.

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