Mildred Wilson | Obituaries

Posted by | March 4, 2019 1:48 pm

Mildred Wilson

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Mildred (Millie) Hensley Wilson, 92, entered into rest Monday afternoon, February 25, 2019.

Born August 25, 1926, in Bluefield, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Arvie … Read the rest


Ila Artlip | Obituaries

Posted by | March 4, 2019 1:45 pm

Ila Artlip

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Ila Marie Satterfield Artlip, age 78, entered into rest Tuesday afternoon, February 26, 2019, surrounded by her loving family at her home on Hampton Street in the Historic District … Read the rest


Joann Davis | Obituaries

Posted by | March 4, 2019 1:34 pm

Joann Davis

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

RUFFIN – Mrs. Joann Blume Davis, 69, of Ruffin, entered into rest Saturday afternoon, March 2, 2019, from injuries sustained during an automobile accident in Colleton County.

Mrs. Davis was born June … Read the rest


Naomi Ridge | Obituaries

Posted by | March 4, 2019 10:11 am

Naomi Ridge

Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

GREENVILLE – Mrs. Naomi Fripp Maxey Avant Ridge passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Brookdale at Cleveland Park  in Greenville. She was 77.

Mrs. Ridge was born in Walterboro November 29, 1941 a daughter … Read the rest


Wilber Winn | Obituaries

Posted by | March 4, 2019 10:06 am

Wilber Winn

Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

WALTERBORO – Mr. Wilber Bernard Winn, husband of Carol Strickland Winn, passed away at his home in Walterboro Tuesday morning, February 26, 2019 under hospice care, surrounded by his loving family. He was 82.

Mr. … Read the rest


Ruffin woman killed in wreck

Posted by | March 4, 2019 7:45 am

A Ruffin woman was killed the afternoon of March 2 in a one vehicle crash on Williams Road.

Colleton County Chief Deputy Coroner Richard Carter said Joann Davis, 69, of 2652 Garris Ave. in Ruffin was pronounced dead at the … Read the rest




Reading to kids at Bells Elementary

Posted by | March 2, 2019 5:00 pm

Bells Elementary School’s 12th annual African American Read-In was held Friday Feb. 15.
Twelve years ago, Bells Elementary School’s African American Read-In was introduced by former Literacy Coach Peggy O’Banner. When she left Colleton County, Dinah Bryant took the read-in … Read the rest


Only in the South… | Column

Posted by | March 2, 2019 5:00 pm

I’m not what you’d call a globe-trotter, but I’ve seen some of America. You’ll find good people everywhere, but boy, are we different. A rancher in Wyoming doesn’t talk, eat, vote, or socialize the way a florist from Key West … Read the rest




Cadets attend flight training

Posted by | March 2, 2019 5:00 am

On Feb. 2 and Feb. 9, several Colleton County NJRTOC cadets participated in a basic flight class taught by Jim Hibbert, a certified flight instructor from the Walterboro Airport. The cadets logged 16 hours of class instruction.

During the summer, … Read the rest


‘Batter up!’ at The Joe

Posted by | March 2, 2019 5:00 am

By WILL DAVIS
wadavis44@aol.com

The recent spate of unseasonably warm weather has me thinking springtime with the smell of baseball is in the air. That means going the one hour (48 miles from Walterboro) to the Joseph P. Riley Jr. … Read the rest



Veterans attend training

Posted by | March 1, 2019 5:00 pm

Every year Palmetto Training, Inc partners with Palmetto Warrior Connection and Palmetto Goodwill for a 10-day training program.
Veterans can choose from one of the four sessions. The program is open to all veterans who have acceptable discharges as follows: … Read the rest


Event honors black business owners

Posted by | March 1, 2019 5:00 pm

The third annual Black Entrepreneurial Awards banquet was held Sunday Feb. 17 at Coastal Outback Building. The evening celebrated the success of 20 black business owners who have worked in the community for over 40 years.
Brad Graham, owner and … Read the rest




Weather observers being recruited

Posted by | March 1, 2019 12:21 pm

It’s March Madness for the SCDNR’s Climatology Office, and our climatologists, in partnership with the National Weather Service, are recruiting citizen precipitation observers for CoCoRaHS.

The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network, known as CoCoRaHS, is a grassroots volunteer … Read the rest



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