Letters to the Editor | Opinion

Posted by | July 21, 2018 5:00 pm

Condition of golf course greatly improved
Dear Editor:
Have you played golf at the Dogwood Hills Golf Course lately?
Thanks to some excellent course management and frequent rain, the course is in the best condition I can remember in a … Read the rest


Helping foster children

Posted by | July 21, 2018 5:00 am

Preston Clark is at it again.
Last July, Preston wanted to help Colleton County’s homeless so he had jars at his mother’s (Tara O’Bryant) place of employment, Enterprise Bank, and started GoFundMe account. After several months of collecting donations, he … Read the rest



Blood drive overcomes obstacles

Posted by | July 21, 2018 5:00 am

The July 9 blood drive started out badly, but had an amazing ending.
First, the computer wouldn’t work and another one had to be brought from Charleston. The second one didn’t work property either, and it took about three hours … Read the rest




PRTC recognized by NTCA

Posted by | July 20, 2018 5:00 pm

Palmetto Rural Telephone Coop was recognized on June 22 by NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association, the association representing nearly 900 independent, community-based telecommunications companies leading innovation in rural and small-town America, as a certified gig-capable provider for delivering gigabit broadband speeds … Read the rest



Ritter answers calling

Posted by | July 20, 2018 9:00 am

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Growing up, Justin Ritter never envisioned himself as a pastor. He always thought he’d be a pediatrician.
But as we know, life sometimes doesn’t lead us where we think it’s going to – for Ritter, a … Read the rest




The British lose the battle

Posted by | July 20, 2018 5:00 am

The barroom atmosphere became louder as the battle between England and Croatia for a place in the World Cup finals wore on.
The group gathered at the Main Street Grill the afternoon of July 11 was boisterous, with the exception … Read the rest


Community holds picnic

Posted by | July 20, 2018 5:00 am

The first community picnic gathering was held July 7 at the intersection of Grace, Chapman and Francis streets with Padgett Loop in Walterboro.
“A group of us got together and decided to get the community back together again and let … Read the rest




Crime Reports

Posted by | July 19, 2018 5:00 pm

Fleeing driver left something behind
A Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputy was patrolling Jefferies Boulevard near Paul Street July 15 at 3:56 a.m. when he spotted a car with an inoperable headlight heading the other way.
The deputy turned his … Read the rest


Serving is the mission

Posted by | July 19, 2018 5:00 pm

Savannah Bumpers and Allie Massey’s desire to make a difference sent them on the 545-mile journey from Leroy, Ala., to Walterboro last week.
The two young women, members of the Leroy Baptist Church, came to Colleton County to join the … Read the rest



New cars burn on interstate

Posted by | July 19, 2018 11:06 am

A burning car carrier shut down the southbound lanes of I-95 the morning of July 18.
Safety forces from Colleton County Fire-Rescue, the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol were alerted to the motor vehicle fire … Read the rest


Investigators probing trailer fire

Posted by | July 19, 2018 11:05 am

Members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division’s Arson Team are investigating a suspicious fire that destroyed a double-wide mobile home at 938 Mars Oldfield Road in the early morning hours of July 18.… Read the rest


2018 CCSD amended dress code

Posted by | July 19, 2018 8:02 am

The new Colleton County School District dress code as approved at Tuesday’s meeting.

 

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SLED continues shooting probe

Posted by | July 19, 2018 5:00 am

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division continues its investigation into the shooting of a customer at a Walterboro business on the afternoon of July 11.
“Our work is still underway,” SLED Public Information Officer Thom Berry reported earlier this week.… Read the rest


Shooting suspect apprehended

Posted by | July 19, 2018 5:00 am

The 42-year-old Walterboro man wanted in connection with a Francis Street shooting on the afternoon of July 15 is in custody.
At about 2:50 p.m. on July 16, Colleton Dispatch Center received a 911 hang-up call about an argument between … Read the rest


School district still seeking teachers

Posted by | July 19, 2018 5:00 am

District has 15 unfilled positions and has hired
eight international teachers.

With the start of the new school year for Colleton County School District a month away, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources and Operations Cliff Warren is working to fill … Read the rest



Booster Club holds golf fundraiser

Posted by | July 18, 2018 5:00 pm

The Colleton County High School Cougar Athletic Booster Club (CABC) held its spring fundraising golf tournament recently at Dogwood Hills Golf Course. The profit from the event benefiting Cougar athletics totaled just over $2,000, according to Daniel Cox, president of … Read the rest


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