Fashion show at the library

Posted by | August 16, 2019 5:00 pm

Pasqua Jones headed a fashion show on last Wednesday at the Colleton County Memorial Library’s Summer Reading Program.

“We had a grand old time. Not only did the children to model, she invited children from the general audience to share … Read the rest

School begins Monday; stay safe

Posted by | August 16, 2019 1:58 pm

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety reminds motorists that children have begun returning to school all over the state and cautions drivers to operate with extra care in and around school zones and bus routes.

The Highway Patrol is … Read the rest

Sandra Kinard | Obituary

Posted by | August 16, 2019 11:20 am

Sandra Kinard

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

VARNVILLE – Mrs. Sandra “Sandy” Jones Kinard, 60, of Varnville, entered into rest Wednesday evening, August 14, 2019, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

Born September 19, 1958, in … Read the rest

Back to school

Posted by | August 16, 2019 5:00 am

Miracle Deliverance Center held its 10th annual Youth Fair on Saturday Aug. 10.
Notebooks, book bags, pencils, pens, glue, folders, scissors, etc. were distributed to local students plus activities such as face painting, prize giveaways, jump castles, drawings and food.… Read the rest

Strickland certified economic developer

Posted by | August 16, 2019 5:00 am

Brantley Strickland of SouthernCarolina Alliance has recently been named an S.C. Certified Economic Developer.
One of only 10 individuals in South Carolina selected for the program, Strickland received this designation upon his graduation from the South Carolina Economic Developer’s Association’s … Read the rest

One day, two open houses

Posted by | August 16, 2019 5:00 am

Rec Center, airport to open new
facilities to the
public on Tuesday.

Colleton County officials have decided that one party deserves another.
Members of the Walterboro-Colleton County Airport Commission had previously decided to host an open house Aug. 20 to … Read the rest

Pedestrian struck by car

Posted by | August 15, 2019 5:00 pm

An adult male received multiple traumatic injuries after being struck by a car in the 1100 block of Bells Highway near Kimbrell Street at about 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 10.

The man was found lying in an east-bound travel lane. … Read the rest

Fleeing motorcyclist identified

Posted by | August 15, 2019 9:04 am

Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey has released the name of the fleeing motorcyclist who died following a crash on I-95 Tuesday morning.

Harvey reported that Colby Smith, 23, of Laurel Springs, N.J., was pronounced dead Tuesday at 12:48 p.m. in … Read the rest

Crime Reports

Posted by | August 15, 2019 5:00 am

Ruffin man
arrested after
traffic stop
A Walterboro police officer working routine patrol Aug. 11 reportedly spotted a car disregarding a red light and pulled the driver over at Sweat Street and North Jefferies Boulevard.
The driver told the officer … Read the rest

CCHS honored with Safe Sports School Award

Posted by | August 14, 2019 5:00 pm


Colleton County High School was recently named as a recipient of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Safe Sports School Award for its sports medicine program. The award champions safety and recognizes secondary schools that have … Read the rest

Tammie Rogers | Obituary

Posted by | August 14, 2019 2:44 pm

Tammie Rogers

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

Mrs. Tammie Reeves Rogers, 57, of Pensacola, Florida, entered into rest Friday evening, August 9, 2019, at Baptist Hospital in Pensacola, Florida.

Born May 14, 1962, in Walterboro, she was a daughter … Read the rest

Motorcyclist killed in I-95 wreck

Posted by | August 14, 2019 2:20 pm

A motorcyclist was killed after he was thrown from his motorcycle after a wreck on I-95 at 11:55 a.m. Wednesday.

Colleton County deputies were involved in a high speed pursuit with a bank robbery suspect from Orangeburg County that resulted … Read the rest

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