David Grooms | Obituaries

Posted by | March 25, 2019 10:12 am

David Grooms

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

Mr. David Eugene Grooms, age 66, of Walterboro, entered into rest Friday, March 22, 2019.

Born April 20, 1952, he was a son of the late James Earl Grooms and Linnie Burbage … Read the rest

Tommie Derry | Obituaries

Posted by | March 25, 2019 10:06 am

Tommie Derry

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Tommie McCranie Derry, age 78, of Walterboro, entered into rest Thursday, March 21, 2019, at Colleton Medical Center. She was the loving wife of forty-nine years at the time … Read the rest

Jesus: The mercy of the Lord | Faith

Posted by | March 24, 2019 5:00 am

“The Lord, the Lord, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness, keeping steadfast love for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but will by no means clear the guilty…” (Exodus 34:6-7).… Read the rest

Does anybody else? | Column

Posted by | March 23, 2019 5:00 pm

I’ve always said we’re more alike than we are different. No matter where you go, the human experience is generally the same. But we don’t publicize our quirks, so we don’t often feel that “aha!” moment of universal connection.

I’ll … Read the rest

Church celebrates anniversary

Posted by | March 23, 2019 5:00 pm

Sykes Savannah U.M. Church has stood at the intersection of Highways 64 and 212 since possibly as early as 1829. Sunday March 17, the congregation celebrated its 153rd anniversary.
A map owned by the late Marshall Saunders, who lived on … Read the rest

Donors give 47 pints of blood

Posted by | March 23, 2019 5:00 am

The March 11 blood drive brought in 57 possible donors with 47 pints of blood collected.
Those who came in included Timothy Smyly, Ashley Amundson, Matthew Crosby, Fran Mack, Ashley Mock, Jordan Valentine, Michael Kuszmaul, Henry Amundson, Jessica Goodwin, Mary … Read the rest

NJROTC visits Yorktown

Posted by | March 22, 2019 5:00 pm

On Friday March 1, cadets from the Colleton County NJROTC were invited to stay on board the USS Yorktown for an overnight camping trip.
While staying on the USS Yorktown, the cadets had the opportunity to tour the ship and … Read the rest

Marie Hodges | Obituaries

Posted by | March 22, 2019 2:04 pm

Marie Hodges

Owens Funeral Home, New York, N.Y.

Deaconess Marie Henderson Hodges passed into eternal rest on March 16, 2019 at Cornell, Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.

Marie was born on April 27, 1931 in Colleton County, Walterboro, to Read the rest

Two donate planters to Colleton Courtyard

Posted by | March 22, 2019 5:00 am

Tyler and Dylan Hudson donated portable planters to Colleton Courtyard for their Eagle Scout projects. Scouts and scout leaders pictured from left to right: Fred Offenburger, John O’Quinn, Sybil Offenburger, Kyle Gluck, Dylan Hudson, Tommy O’Quinn, Tyler Hudson, Tommy Hudson, … Read the rest

Finigan plays all-state

Posted by | March 22, 2019 5:00 am

William Finigan performed in the 2019 South Carolina Band Directors Association Senior All State Band Clinic at Furman University on March 15-17.
The SCBDA All State Band Clinic hosts over 300 of the finest high school wind and percussion students … Read the rest

Fire crews battle kitchen fire

Posted by | March 21, 2019 5:00 pm

A fire in the kitchen heavily damaged a singlewide mobile home the evening of March 16.

The fire started on the stove at approximately 7:30 p.m. and spread to the cabinets, eventually entering the living room. Firefighters arrived to find … Read the rest

Court Reports

Posted by | March 21, 2019 5:00 pm

General Sessions Court was held the week of March 11 with visiting Circuit Court Judge John C. Hayes presiding.
The following pleas were accepted:
• Curtis Lee Taylor, 29, of Walterboro pled to a charge of unlawful carrying of a … Read the rest

Crime Reports

Posted by | March 21, 2019 5:00 pm

Sought suspect taken into custody
A Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputy was informed the afternoon of March 15 that a man for whom investigators were looking had been spotted at a gasoline station.
When the deputy arrived at the station, … Read the rest

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