Facebook post generates over $76,000

Posted by | October 17, 2018 8:22 am

Residents of Colleton County and across the nation have come together to raise over $76,000 for a Walterboro man disfigured by cancer.
Last Wednesday, Brandy Evans posted on her Facebook page about an incident that occurred between her father, Kirby … Read the rest

Healthy Tip | Radish recipes

Posted by | October 16, 2018 3:51 pm

Crispy Roasted Radishes

• 2 bunches radishes about 20, halved
• 3-4 tablespoons olive oil
• 1/4 teaspoon salt plus more to taste when done
• 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
• 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
• 1/4 teaspoon onion … Read the rest

Author signs books at the library

Posted by | October 13, 2018 5:00 pm

Walterboro author Rubina Roberts held a book-signing for “The 4C’s of a Successful Testimony” on Saturday at the Colleton County Memorial Library.
The paperback, “The 4 C’s of a Successful Testimony,” tells of Roberts’ faith in God. “The four C’s … Read the rest

Students learn manners

Posted by | October 13, 2018 5:00 pm

An “Etiquette for Success” seminar was held at the Colleton County Memorial Library on Sept. 28.
“Using Emotions to Facilitate Proper Thinking” offered 58 boys and girls the chance to learn proper etiquette for daily interactions, how to express themselves … Read the rest

52 pints of blood donated

Posted by | October 13, 2018 5:00 am

The Sept. 17th blood drive at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church collected 52 pints of blood from 55 possible donors, despite having the “usual” computer problems.
Coming in to donate were Sharon Paris, Karen Gibson, Timothy Smyly, Devan Breland, Ski Witsell, … Read the rest

CCMS Students of the Month chosen

Posted by | October 13, 2018 5:00 am

Colleton County Middle School recognized its Cougars of the Month for the month of September. Students and their families attended a ceremony on Sept. 28.
Students were nominated by their teachers for being excellent role models, dedicated leaders in academics … Read the rest

Fall festival planned Friday Oct. 26

Posted by | October 13, 2018 5:00 am

On Friday Oct. 26  “Trunk or Treating in UNITY” fall festival will be held at the Welch Creek Civic Center off Sniders Highway. Events include pumpkin bowling, hula hoop hopscotch, musical chairs, dance contest, costume contest, pumpkin carving contest, bean … Read the rest

CMC gives employee awards

Posted by | October 12, 2018 5:00 pm

Colleton Medical Center presented its 2018 annual Employee Service Awards on Oct. 4.
Leading the program were CEO Jimmy Hiott, Chief Nursing Officer Ann Jonason, CFO Cassie Ball and Vice President of Business Development Sandy Bynum. Debi Drew and Deborah … Read the rest

Prevention program begins

Posted by | October 12, 2018 5:00 pm

Colleton County Fire-Rescue took its fire prevention message to the students of the Black Street Childhood Center on Oct. 8.
The preschoolers learned many safety skills including how to Stop, Drop and Roll if their clothes were to catch on … Read the rest

Free estate planning help offered

Posted by | October 12, 2018 5:00 pm

Wendi Lawson See, Esq. a NAELA attorney with Southeastern Law in Walterboro will participate in National Special Needs Law Month this October by providing two free estate planning seminars for those who have special needs loved ones.
The seminars will … Read the rest

Missing woman found

Posted by | October 12, 2018 8:08 am

Judith “Dianne” Gibson, who was previously reported missing by concerned family members in the Islandton area of Colleton County, has been located.

Gibson was located in Luray and was transported to an area hospital.

12 dogs and 8 cats find new homes

Posted by | October 12, 2018 5:00 am

Twelve dogs and eight cats found new homes during the “Pick Me” adoption event held Friday-Sunday at the Colleton County Animal Shelter. “The results were even more than we hoped for and certainly the most successful adoption event ever! Just … Read the rest

Walterboro police hire new advocate

Posted by | October 12, 2018 5:00 am

Shatoya Gray is settling into her role as Walterboro Police Department’s new victims’ advocate.
Gray previously spent a little over six-and-one-half years serving as a 911 dispatcher for the Walterboro Police Department and Colleton County Sheriff’s Office.
A Walterboro resident, … Read the rest

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