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An ode to the boiled peanut

Posted by | July 12, 2019 5:00 am

The mention of boiled peanuts evokes joy in some, confusion in others. Outside the South, folks can’t rationalize why one would boil a peanut — until they get here and have one for themselves. Watching the reactions of first-timers is … Read the rest

A special needs van for Lee

Posted by | July 12, 2019 5:00 am

Photo submitted by Doretha “Nette” Grant

One night in January 2017, Robert Lee Grant Jr. of Walterboro was involved in a single-car accident on his way home.
During the accident, all of the bones in … Read the rest

Deputies visit girl in Ruffin

Posted by | July 11, 2019 5:00 pm

Kyra Varn of Ruffin, a young girl who is battling cancer, got a surprise visit from deputies recently.
The Colleton County Sheriff’s office found out about Kyra via Facebook and wanted to do something to make her day. So, deputies … Read the rest

Crime Reports

Posted by | July 11, 2019 5:00 pm

Vehicle taken
from storage area
The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office was called to Sherill’s Auto at 6263 Jefferies Highway shortly before noon on July 8 after an employee of the business discovered a motor vehicle which was impounded by law … Read the rest

‘Feuding’ at the library

Posted by | July 11, 2019 5:00 am

Colleton County Children’s Librarian Shiela Keaise got a chance to release her inner Steve Harvey when the Summer Reading Program hosted its own version of the television game show “Family Feud.” Approximately 90 visitors arrived at the children’s library on … Read the rest

Cook Out site being cleared

Posted by | July 11, 2019 5:00 am

A three-man crew arrived in Walterboro the morning of July 9 from Conway to begin the site preparation for the future home of a Cook Out restaurant at 1395 Bells Highway.

The first indication that the restaurant chain would be … Read the rest

Rockland Industries in Bamberg now hiring

Posted by | July 10, 2019 11:58 am

Rockland Industries, an internationally recognized textile manufacturer and major employer in the area, is now hiring for more than a dozen positions at its Bamberg facility, where the company continues to develop new products and serve its global customers, according
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Michael Brandon Eugene Norton | Obituary

Posted by | July 9, 2019 2:00 pm

WALTERBORO: Mr. Michael Brandon Eugene Norton, 28, of Walterboro entered into rest Thursday afternoon June 27, 2019.
Born March 14, 1991 in Savannah, Ga., he was a son of Lisa Franks Norton of Summerville and the late Steven Norton.

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