Bringing holiday cheer

Posted by | December 13, 2018 5:00 pm

Thirteen years ago, the idea of Colleton County School District’s Special Needs students putting on a concert came to life.
It started out, explained Patti Lohr, as Christmas season classroom show and grew in size, resulting in the classroom giving … Read the rest



Winter weather alters program

Posted by | December 13, 2018 5:00 pm

A chilling, windy and rainy day sent the Hanging of the Greens inside the afternoon of Dec. 9.
The participants and audience for the 27th annual event relocated from the lawn of the Little Library across Church Street and into … Read the rest



Springtown food bank to open Dec. 12, 13 and 20

Posted by | December 13, 2018 8:29 am

Springtown U.M.C. Lowcountry Food Bank change of date

Due to Christmas week the Foodbank will instead be open

Thursday, December 20th

3PM to 5PM

Foodbank dates for December, 2018 are the following:

Thursday, December 13

Wednesday, December 12

3pm


Franklin Smalls funeral arrangements

Posted by | December 13, 2018 8:17 am

Public Visitation: Friday: December 14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Wake Services: 6-8 p.m. The Legacy Chapel of Koger’s Mortuary

Funeral Service: Saturday: December 15, 11 a.m.

The Performing Arts Center of Colleton County High School

150 Cougar Nation Drive; Walterboro

Interment Read the rest



Crime Briefs

Posted by | December 13, 2018 5:00 am

A bouncing check
An employee of Lowcountry Machinery in Pooler, Ga., contacted the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office to report a theft.
The victim explained that a man had been in the business wishing to purchase a piece of heavy equipment … Read the rest


Burger King feeds Santa’s Heroes

Posted by | December 13, 2018 5:00 am

Burger King in Walterboro — locally owned and operated by the Cook Family; William W. Cook Sr. (franchisee/president), his daughter Kim Stroble (vice president) and his grandson, Josh R. Bell (executive director) — has been a part of “Shop with … Read the rest


CCHS teacher accused of sexual assault

Posted by | December 13, 2018 5:00 am

Teacher suspended with pay by CCSD;
state suspends his educator’s certificate.

A Colleton County High School teacher has been removed from the classroom after being arrested on two counts of criminal sexual conduct with a minor.
Robert Eugene Valbert III, … Read the rest


Santa drops in on his heroes

Posted by | December 13, 2018 5:00 am

Santa Claus came out of the sky the morning of Dec. 8 to greet the youngsters participating in the Walterboro Police Department’s “Shop with Santa’s Heroes.”
Amye Stivender of the city police department said the safety forces involved in the … Read the rest



War Hawks break streak with win

Posted by | December 12, 2018 5:00 pm

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep War Hawk varsity basketball team earned its first win of the 2018-19 season against Region II-A Jefferson Davis Academy (56-52) Friday Dec. 7 at home. After going without a win last season, this … Read the rest






Lucky 52 for Cougars three wins

Posted by | December 12, 2018 5:00 pm

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Lady Cougars varsity basketball team improved to 7-1 after earning three wins last week including a forfeit over Battery Creek. They went on to defeat Williston-Elko (52-12) and Wade Hampton (52-25). In the … Read the rest


Wreck causes fuel spill

Posted by | December 12, 2018 2:00 pm

A southbound passenger car lost control on a rainy I-95 and collided with the bridge at the 68-mile marker, then struck the side of a tractor-trailer, dislodging a fuel tank, at 11:57 a.m. on Sunday Dec. 9.

The collision blocked … Read the rest





Mildred Verner | Obituaries

Posted by | December 11, 2018 12:01 pm

Mildred Verner

Simmons Funeral Home, Orangeburg

Ms. Mildred B. Verner passed away on Friday, November 30, 2018.

Funeral services for Ms. Verner, formerly of Walterboro, were held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Saint Center Ministries in Walterboro, with … Read the rest


Oliver Barnes | Obituaries

Posted by | December 11, 2018 11:54 am

Oliver Barnes

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

ISLANDTON – Mr. Oliver Lee Barnes, Sr., age 95, of Islandton, South Carolina, entered into rest Saturday morning, December 8, 2018, at the Veteran’s Victory House in Walterboro. He was the loving … Read the rest


Nadine Bassett | Obituaries

Posted by | December 11, 2018 11:40 am

Nadine Bassett

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

Mrs. Nadine Bazzle Bassett, 78, of Walterboro, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at The Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg. She was the widow of the late Elwood W. Bassett.

Born July … Read the rest


Ernest Jordan | Obituaries

Posted by | December 11, 2018 11:38 am

Ernest Jordan

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

Mr. Ernest Haskell Jordan, 100, of Round O, passed away Sunday, December 9, 2018.

He was a son of the late Ernest Clyde Jordan and Dell Causey Jordan.

Funeral services were held … Read the rest


Suzanne Melendez | Obituaries

Posted by | December 11, 2018 11:35 am

Suzanne Melendez

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

Mrs. Suzanne Day Melendez, 46, of Inman, entered into rest Friday afternoon, November 30, 2018, while visiting family in Cortland, New York.

Born November 28, 1972 at Crouse Irving Hospital in Syracuse, … Read the rest


Douglas Polk | Obituaries

Posted by | December 11, 2018 11:30 am

Douglas Polk

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

Mr. Douglas Eugene Polk, 69, of Hanahan, passed away Saturday evening, December 8, 2018 at his residence.

He was a son of the late Burchill Coker Polk and Edith Gertrude Polk.

Funeral … Read the rest


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