Hampton Street Players meeting Monday

Posted by | May 11, 2018 5:00 am

Interested in being involved in theater? Then the Hampton Street Players might be just what you’ve been looking for.
Walterboro’s newest theater ensemble, named in honor of the historic Hampton Street School and Auditorium, will hold its first meeting Monday … Read the rest


School district honors its volunteers

Posted by | May 11, 2018 5:00 am

The Colleton County School District honored its volunteers with a breakfast on April 25 in the CCSD board room.
Tangela Green, parent and family engagement coordinator, served as mistress of ceremonies. Dr. Franklin Foster, CCSD superintendent of education, greeted the … Read the rest


National Day of Prayer held

Posted by | May 11, 2018 5:00 am

The congregation of North Walterboro Baptist Church celebrated the National Day of Prayer at services last Wednesday night at the church. Pastor Godfrey Ritter (right) was the keynote speaker. Community leaders Mayor Bill Young (left), Shane Roberts of the Colleton … Read the rest


CMC Wound Clinic honored

Posted by | May 11, 2018 5:00 am

The Advanced Wound Care Clinic at Colleton Medical Center has been recognized with a national award from Healogics with the Robert A. Warriner III Center of Excellence. This award is incredibly important as it demonstrates the Advanced Wound Care Clinic’s … Read the rest


Crime Reports

Posted by | May 11, 2018 5:00 am

Walterboro man arrested
The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office took a Waterboro man into custody May 3 in connection with an earlier shooting.
Jasper authorities arrested Duvonte Blocker, 23, of Walterboro on charges of attempted murder, attempted armed robbery and possession … Read the rest



Salk holds graduation

Posted by | May 10, 2018 5:00 pm

A large crowd of family and supporters were present as The University of South Carolina Salkehatchie held its commencement ceremony on Friday May 4 at the Allendale campus.
Over 180 graduates were presented diplomas and awards. Barnwell attorney Miles Loadholt … Read the rest



Pickup crashes on Sidneys Road

Posted by | May 10, 2018 5:00 pm

Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel use hydraulic tools to remove pieces of a pickup truck after the driver of the vehicle crashed in the 6800 block of Sidneys Road the evening of May 4. The southbound truck failed to negotiate a … Read the rest


Update: Home damaged by flames

Posted by | May 10, 2018 5:00 pm

An Enterprise Street residence was heavily damaged by flames in a May 4 fire.
Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel were called to the home at 315 Enterprise Street at 8:27 a.m., after a caller reported that the flames were coming from … Read the rest


Council prepares for next fiscal year

Posted by | May 10, 2018 5:00 pm

Walterboro City Council gave first readings to ordinances that cleaned up this fiscal year’s budget and established the next fiscal year budget during the May 1 session.
The first measure will implement a supplemental $75,000 appropriation to the Finance Department … Read the rest


Two injured in city crash

Posted by | May 10, 2018 5:00 am

Two motorists sustained injuries in a three-vehicle accident in the 1100 block of South Jefferies Boulevard on May 1.
A Varnville man was driving north on Jefferies Boulevard shortly after 5 p.m. when he crossed the centerline, hitting a southbound … Read the rest



Man injured in wreck at Ritter Road

Posted by | May 10, 2018 5:00 am

The adult male passenger of this truck sustained multiple, non-life threatening traumatic injuries following this single-vehicle crash in the 2000 block of Ritter Road the morning of May 5. At 10:18 a.m., an off-duty firefighter-paramedic was returning home after his … Read the rest


Students injured in bus wreck

Posted by | May 10, 2018 5:00 am

The occupants of Colleton County School District Bus 16 were headed home from Colleton Medical Center late Tuesday morning, after being examined at the Emergency Department for injuries sustained in a May 8 crash on Cottageville Highway.
Emergency Department personnel … Read the rest


Shooting death ruled an accident

Posted by | May 10, 2018 5:00 am

The death of a three-year-old Walterboro child as been ruled an accident by Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey.
Harvey said that the trajectory of the bullet that killed three-year-old Aiden Martin and other information gathered by a Sunday autopsy led … Read the rest



Three injured in Canadys crash

Posted by | May 10, 2018 5:00 am

A May 4 crash at the intersection of Augusta Highway and Jefferies Highway sent three people to the hospital. At approximately 5:30 p.m., two vehicles collided in the intersection, causing one of the vehicles, a Toyota Prius, to overturn, trapping … Read the rest




Great run for Lady Cougar Soccer

Posted by | May 9, 2018 5:00 pm

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Lady Cougar Soccer team was eliminated after a 5-0 loss to Dreher High School in the semi-finals of the SCHSL Lower-State Playoffs on Friday May 4 on the road. The Lady Cougars advanced … Read the rest



Season over for Cougar Soccer

Posted by | May 9, 2018 5:00 pm

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougar Soccer team finished the 2018 season 3-13 overall and 2-8 in Region 8-AAAA following a mid-season coaching change.
The Cougars lost both of their final games this season, falling 4-2 to Woodland … Read the rest



Photos: Students learn about airplanes

Posted by | May 9, 2018 3:18 pm

Students in Aviation Camp 2018, sponsored by USC Salkehatchie and Boeing, South Carolina, visited Lowcountry Regional Airport today to learn about airplanes, airport operations and Lowcountry Aviation. They also visited the Tuskegee Monument. The camp continues through Saturday with visits … Read the rest




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