Business After Hours

Posted by | December 21, 2018 5:00 pm

The cast of “A Christmas Carol” made an appearance at last week’s Business After Hours held at The Colleton Civic Center by the Walterboro-Colleton County Chamber of Commerce.

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Youth orchestra gives holiday concerts

Posted by | December 21, 2018 5:00 pm

The Colleton County Youth Orchestra recently shared the holiday spirit during three recent Christmas performances. Here the orchestra is presenting a Christmas concert for residents at the Veterans Victory House. For more information about the orchestra, contact the Director Pam … Read the rest


Decades of service

Posted by | December 21, 2018 5:00 pm

With the days until retirement dwindling, Colleton County Fire-Rescue Engineer-EMT-I Chuck Moyer was saluted for his years of service during Fire-Rescue’s Christmas Dinner on Dec. 8.
Moyer, who retires at the end of this month, has worked many decades as … Read the rest





Enforcement initiative bears fruit

Posted by | December 21, 2018 5:00 am

On Nov. 26, Colleton County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Angela Stallings, along with office’s Colleton County Criminal Investigations Team, initiated a 14-day crime suppression operation focused on vehicle stops in condensed areas known to be compromised by a higher crime rate.… Read the rest


Habitat for Humanity changes names

Posted by | December 21, 2018 5:00 am

The local affordable housing ministry formerly known as Colleton Habitat for Humanity Inc. is now operating as a covenant partner of The Fuller Center for Housing — Colleton County Fuller Center for Housing, Inc.
“The mission remains the same — … Read the rest


Christmas at Colleton Medical

Posted by | December 21, 2018 5:00 am

Colleton Medical Center volunteers and chaplains gathered for the annual Christmas Dinner Party last week. The room was beautifully decorated for the holidays, and a dinner of turkey, ham, green beans, macaroni and cheese, with all the fixings, was served … Read the rest


Crime Briefs

Posted by | December 20, 2018 5:00 pm

Officer injured
A Walterboro Police Department officer sustained a leg injury while fighting with a suspect during a traffic stop on the evening of Dec. 12.
The officer stopped the driver of a pickup truck at 8:38 a.m. in the … Read the rest



Man charged in multiple thefts

Posted by | December 20, 2018 5:00 pm

A Lodge man faces multiple charges in connection with a string of thefts in Walterboro.
Dexter C. Drain, 33, of Lodge was taken into custody by Walterboro Police on Dec. 14 on five counts of second-degree burglary and one count … Read the rest



Recognizing history and sacrifice

Posted by | December 20, 2018 5:00 pm

Plans to install two commemorative markers in Walterboro have moved a step closer to fruition after receiving Walterboro City Council’s blessing.
Council members, at their Dec. 4 meeting, authorized providing the funding to install a historical marker for Colleton Training … Read the rest


Little-known safety program spotlighted

Posted by | December 20, 2018 5:00 pm

For over a decade. the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office has provided the community peace of mind by offering a free wellness check program.
Although little is known in our area about the assistance rendered, Sheriff R.A. Strickland, the Colleton County … Read the rest


I-95 blocked at mile marker 55

Posted by | December 20, 2018 2:33 pm

A tree fell across I-95 at mile marker 55 about 2:20 p.m. today (Thursday) and a car crashed into it. Fire-Rescue is responding. Those getting on the interstate should use caution and be prepared for delays.




Holiday hours at the library

Posted by | December 20, 2018 10:59 am

The Colleton County Memorial Library holiday hours:

The library will be closed December 22 – 26 for Christmas.    The library will be open 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Dec. 27-28.   The library will be open on Saturday Dec. 29 … Read the rest



School Board: Mitchell given contract

Posted by | December 20, 2018 5:00 am

Colleton County School Board members voted in special session on Dec. 11 to hire Mitchell Construction Company Inc. to renovate the former Forest Circle Middle School to transform the facility into a new centralized district office.
The school district pre-qualified … Read the rest


City welcomes Christmas

Posted by | December 20, 2018 5:00 am

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The City of Walterboro officially welcomed the Christmas season during Sunday evening’s annual tree-lighting ceremony held at City Hall. Postponed from earlier in December due to inclement weather, the conditions for the well-attended holiday event were … Read the rest



Lady Cougars improve to 9-1

Posted by | December 19, 2018 5:00 pm

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Lady Cougars improved to 9-1 after earning non-conference wins over Region VIII-AAAAA Ashley Ridge (41-40) and Bamberg (43-25) last week.
Against the Swamp Foxes on Wednesday Dec. 12, Colleton County’s Scha’Mari Stephens scored … Read the rest


Hawks drop region contest to AJA

Posted by | December 19, 2018 5:00 pm

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep varsity basketball team dropped to 1-6 overall and 1-2 in Region II-A following losses to Andrew Jackson (75-41) and Thomas Heyward (80-63).
In the loss to the Rebels on Friday Dec. 14 at … Read the rest



Cougars split games

Posted by | December 19, 2018 5:00 pm

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougars split non-region games last week earning a win over Bamberg (64-60) and a loss to Region VIII-AAAAA Ashley Ridge (73-51).
Against the Swamp Foxes on Wednesday Dec. 12, Alex Sherrill led Colleton … Read the rest


Hawks recognized during fall awards

Posted by | December 19, 2018 5:00 pm

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos courtesy
of SANDY SMITH

Colleton Prep Academy held its 2018 Fall Athletic Awards Ceremony Wednesday Dec. 12.
The following student-athletes were recognized for outstanding contributions during the fall season:
VARSITY TENNIS: MVP – Meredith Ware; … Read the rest



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