2019 Hurricane Guide released

Posted by | May 31, 2019 4:08 pm

Annie Ruth Bailey Pye | Obituary

Posted by | May 31, 2019 3:36 pm

COTTAGEVILLE:    Mrs. Annie Ruth Bailey Pye, wife of the late Henry J. “Joe” Pye, passed away Wednesday afternoon, May 29, 2019 at the Roper Hospice Cottage in Mt. Pleasant.  She was 92.

Mrs. Pye was born in Colleton County on … Read the rest

Seniors farmers market sites

Posted by | May 31, 2019 5:00 am

The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) returns this summer with the goals of supplementing the diets of low-income seniors with fresh, nutritious produce and supporting South Carolina’s small farmers.
The seasonal USDA grant program allows individuals 60 and older … Read the rest

‘The Tassel was worth the Hassle’

Posted by | May 31, 2019 5:00 am

“The Tassel was worth the Hassle” was the theme of the 2019 senior celebration for graduates of the Colleton County High School Special Needs Department last Friday.
Graduates are: Jarrod Brown, Abraham Caudillo, Cornelius Crosby, Summer Darley, Brianna Knapp, William … Read the rest

A circuitous route to her passion

Posted by | May 31, 2019 5:00 am

MUSC Public Information

Tindall McRae’s palms itched.
A lot.
There are many odd and uncomfortable – and, yes, sometimes even humiliating – things that happen to a woman’s body during pregnancy, but this itching seemed off.… Read the rest

Free coupons for seniors on June 6

Posted by | May 31, 2019 5:00 am

The Colleton County Council on Aging, in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Social Services, will issue free coupons to low-income individuals, age 60 and older, at three sites in June: St. Peter’s A.M.E. Church, 300 Fishburne St., on … Read the rest

Lodge man injured by gunshot

Posted by | May 30, 2019 5:00 pm

An adult male was critically injured after he received an accidental gunshot wound to the torso the morning of May 26 in the 8000 block of Lodge Highway.
Firefighter-paramedics treated him at the scene then transported him to the nearby … Read the rest

Crime Briefs

Posted by | May 30, 2019 5:00 pm

Ridgeville home
A member of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a home on Peirce Road in Ridgeville the morning of May 24 after an alarm at the home sounded.
When a neighbor checked the home, he … Read the rest

Colleton Prep Graduation

Posted by | May 30, 2019 5:00 pm

Twenty-five seniors received their degrees from Colleton Preparatory Academy on Friday May 24.

Graduates are: Anna Grace Griffin, Anne Garrett Carter, Brandon Tyler Polk, Claudia Rose Prenner, Connor James McMillan, Dylan Ray Kinard, Elizabeth Anne Dean, … Read the rest

Frances Herndon | Obituaries

Posted by | May 30, 2019 10:57 am

Frances Herndon

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Frances Fraser Herndon, 63, of Walterboro, entered into rest Sunday evening, May 19, 2019.

Born July 23, 1955 in Colleton County, she was a daughter of Essie Lou Evans … Read the rest

Ned Willis, Jr. | Obituaries

Posted by | May 30, 2019 10:52 am

Ned Willis, Jr.

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mr. Edward Legare Willis, Jr., known by all as “Ned”, age 52, of Walterboro, entered into rest Tuesday afternoon, May 28, 2019.

Born May 25, 1967, in Walterboro, South … Read the rest

Memorial Day downtown

Posted by | May 30, 2019 5:00 am

There were few empty seats during the Colleton County Veterans Council’s Memorial Day observance on East Washington Street.
Those who decided to stand throughout the annual observance, held in front of the Colleton County Veterans War Memorial every year since … Read the rest

Paramedics honored for life-saving efforts

Posted by | May 30, 2019 5:00 am

Three Colleton County firefighter-paramedics were among the emergency responders from three counties recognized by MUSC’s Children’s Hospital staff for exemplary care for the successful resuscitation of a pediatric patient.
Colleton County Fire-Rescue’s Kristen Dias, Samuel Potts and Christopher Dukes, who … Read the rest

Honoring those who have fallen

Posted by | May 30, 2019 5:00 am

The Memorial Day ceremonies conducted in front of the Colleton County Veterans War Memorial focused on the county’s latest soldier to die in the line of duty.
In addition to the regular rituals of a Memorial Day observance, the members … Read the rest

Murder suspect surrenders

Posted by | May 30, 2019 5:00 am

Lennon Jerrod Colleton, 30, of Walterboro, walked into the Colleton County Detention Center the morning of May 27 and surrendered on a murder charge filed in connection with an early April shooting.
For over a week, investigators with the Colleton … Read the rest

Shed burns in Hendersonville

Posted by | May 29, 2019 5:00 pm

A workshop located at 211 Moore Hill Lane near Hendersonville was destroyed in an afternoon fire May 26.

The fire was reported at 1:23 p.m. after the homeowner reported hearing an explosion and then finding the blaze.

Fire-Rescue units arrived … Read the rest

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