Randy Benton | Obituaries

Posted by | December 31, 2018 1:27 pm

Randy Benton

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mr. Randy Kirkland Benton, 70, of Walterboro, entered into rest Sunday morning, December 23, 2018, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro

Born August 26, 1948 in Ruffin, he was … Read the rest

Permelia Murdaugh | Obituaries

Posted by | December 28, 2018 2:09 pm

Permelia Murdaugh

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

ISLANDTON – Mrs. Permelia Bettyline Polk Murdaugh, 74, entered into rest Thursday morning, December 27, 2018, at her home in Islandton.

Born July 21, 1944, in Colleton County, she was a daughter … Read the rest

CCHS Hall of Fame Induction set for January

Posted by | December 26, 2018 6:30 pm


The Colleton County High School Athletic Hall of Fame Induction has been set for Friday, January 11 during half time of the Cougar varsity boys’ Region VII-AAAA basketball game versus Beaufort High School. Delayed due to inclement weather during … Read the rest

John Preacher | Obituaries

Posted by | December 26, 2018 3:57 pm

John Preacher

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

Mr. John Thomas Preacher, 64, of Walterboro, passed away Tuesday, December 25, 2018.

Born May 4, 1954 in Walterboro, he was a son of the late Chalmers Preacher and Clarice Ulmer Preacher. … Read the rest

Helen Haynes | Obituaries

Posted by | December 26, 2018 2:09 pm

Helen Haynes

Allen Funeral Home, Walterboro

Mrs. Helen Blue Haynes, 83, of Walterboro, died Monday, December 24, 2018, at Vibra Hospital of Charleston in Mt. Pleasant.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m., Saturday, December 29, 2018, at Elizabeth Church

Samuel Catterton | Obituaries

Posted by | December 26, 2018 2:05 pm

Samuel Catterton

San Diego Cremation Services

Samuel Heath Catterton (Catt) departed this life November 23, 2018, at a young 44 years of age. He was diagnosed with Esophageal Cancer earlier this year.

Samuel was born March 11, 1974 in Charleston. … Read the rest

Elks State Soccer Shoot Winners

Posted by | December 25, 2018 6:00 pm

The Elks State Soccer Shoot was held in Sumter on Dec. 9. Winners will be representing South Carolina Elks in the Regional Soccer Shoot in Umatilla, Fla., on Jan. 19-20. Back row from left are: U16-G Katie Mossell of Sumter; … Read the rest

Crime Briefs

Posted by | December 25, 2018 3:00 pm

Fleeing man faces multiple charges
A Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputy called to West Side Lane to investigate a disturbance on the afternoon of Dec. 20, managed to catch the alleged culprit before arriving at the scene of the crime.… Read the rest

Improving communications

Posted by | December 25, 2018 12:00 pm

Colleton County Fire-Rescue Assistant Chief Dr. David Greene showed off the remodeled Emergency Operations Center the morning of Dec. 19 to some special guests.
Approximately 200 Colleton Middle School students came to the home of Colleton County Emergency Management Division … Read the rest

Saluting academic performance

Posted by | December 24, 2018 6:00 pm

While much of the second half of the Dec. 18 Colleton County School Board meeting focused on the lackluster state report cards, the first half was all about celebrating the students who excelled in the achievement tests that were a … Read the rest

Register for soil workshop

Posted by | December 24, 2018 11:53 am

Marion Barnes, senior county extension agent-distinguished in Colleton and Hampton Counties, and Alta Mae Marvin, Colleton County Extension agribusiness agent, will hold a Soil and Cover Crop Evaluation Workshop on Monday Jan. 28 from 5:30–8 p.m. at the Colleton County … Read the rest

Remember what Christmas is really about

Posted by | December 22, 2018 5:00 pm

Merry Christmas, everyone! Also, (belated) happy Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. Peace and enlightenment to my Hindu, Islamic, Jehovah’s Witness and Quaker brethren. To my atheist friends, may you have good cheer and a juicy turkey. (Or sushi. Whatever.)
In childhood, the … Read the rest

CERT members honored

Posted by | December 22, 2018 5:00 am

Eight Colleton County CERT members where honored for their service during the Colleton County Fire-Rescue Christmas Dinner Dec. 8. In the photo above, Colleton County Fire-Rescue Chief Barry McRoy poses with Vivian McFadden, left, and Thelma … Read the rest

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