TCTC holds college/job fair

Posted by | November 3, 2018 5:00 am

Thunderbolt Career and Technology Center held a College/Career Fair for its students on Oct. 18. The following colleges attended: Arclabs Welding School, ECPI University, Technical College of the Lowcountry, Trident Technical College, and Universal Technical Institute.
The business leaders also … Read the rest

Halloween event raises CPA funds

Posted by | November 3, 2018 5:00 am

Colleton Preparatory Academy’s ninth annual Capital Campaign raised $55,000 for the school on Saturday Oct. 27 at Dove Field Plantation near Walterboro.
The event featured a Halloween theme, though “you didn’t have to dress up, many did. We had Star … Read the rest

Don’t forget to set your clocks back

Posted by | November 3, 2018 5:00 am

Daylight Savings Time ends Sunday at 2 a.m., so don’t forget to set your clocks back an hour before going to bed Saturday night! And don’t forget to check the batteries in your smoke alarms – winter is coming.

Promoting baby health care

Posted by | November 3, 2018 5:00 am

State Sen. Margie Bright Matthews teamed up with Molina Healthcare of South Carolina and various local organizations to host a free baby shower for new and expecting moms from Walterboro and the surrounding area at the Coastal Outback building on … Read the rest

FFA at tractor competition

Posted by | November 2, 2018 5:00 pm

Members of the Colleton FFA Chapter traveled to Columbia on Oct. 16 to compete in the state Tractor Safety and Operations Career Development Event.
Colleton FFA placed eighth in the event. Team members included Wesley Bryan, Jamie Nettles, Thomas Sumner … Read the rest

Fall Festival offers fun for everyone

Posted by | November 2, 2018 5:00 pm

Large crowds enjoyed Saturday’s Fall Festival at downtown Walterboro. Arts and crafts, food vendors, face painting, hay rides, political hopefuls, a hay maze, pumpkin patch and petting zoo were just some of the activities.
“It was a wonderful day. The … Read the rest

CCMS Fall Festival held

Posted by | November 2, 2018 5:00 pm

Colleton County Middle School recognized students in a special PBIS event that was held October 18th, 2018. The PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports) Committee organized a Fall Festival Event for students who have excelled in the classroom and met … Read the rest

NJROTC second in drill meet

Posted by | November 2, 2018 5:00 pm

On Oct. 27, the Colleton County NJROTC placed second overall at the Battery Creek High School drill meet in Beaufort. The cadets started the morning meet with 10 cadets participating in an intense inspection by the Marine Corps Drill Instructors … Read the rest

Forest Hills Elementary celebrates Unity Day

Posted by | November 2, 2018 5:00 pm

Students at Forest Hills Elementary School participated in Unity Day Assembly on Oct. 24. The anti-bullying program included the Colleton County Middle School Step Team; anti-bullying skits by Caroline Magas, Shamariah Salley, Preston Clark and Donnell Daniels; and speaker Sterling … Read the rest

Teachers training for emergencies

Posted by | November 2, 2018 5:02 am

Colleton County Fire-Rescue, in cooperation with the Colleton County School District, began training teachers and other school staff on bleeding control and emergency measures.
The first training session was held Oct. 24 at the Colleton County Middle School after students … Read the rest

Love’s holds ribbon-cutting

Posted by | November 2, 2018 5:00 am

“Welcome to Hampton County. We’re glad Love’s is here, and we appreciate the 75 jobs that you have created,” said Buddy Phillips, Southern Carolina Alliance past chairman and current board member.
The occasion was the grand opening and ribbon-cutting of … Read the rest

Growing a green thumb

Posted by | November 2, 2018 5:00 am

Eight-year-old Allyson Scott doesn’t have a green thumb yet, but she is well on her way.
In her first year as a 4-H member, and her first year planting a garden, Allyson won the Colleton County 4-H Small Garden Project.… Read the rest

Suds & Sausage kicks off fest

Posted by | November 2, 2018 5:00 am

“We more than doubled the size of our crowd from last year,” said Suds and Sausage organizer Jeffrey Herndon as he helped clean The Colleton Museum and Farmer’s Market after Thursday night’s event. “It was the best year we’ve ever … Read the rest

Camper destroyed in fire

Posted by | November 1, 2018 5:02 pm

A camper being used as a residence was destroyed in an evening fire in the 1100 block of Treu Street on Oct. 25. At 7:24 p.m., 9-1-1 operators received reports of the fire with the callers reporting the camper had … Read the rest

Crime Reports

Posted by | November 1, 2018 5:02 pm

Abuse case
The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an abuse case reported by the parent of the Black Street Early Childhood Center student.
The girl’s mother reported on the morning of Oct. 26 that her daughter was allegedly … Read the rest

PRECINCTS: Where to vote

Posted by | November 1, 2018 5:00 pm

2 BELLS: Bells Elementary School, 12088 Bells Hwy., Ruffin
5 CANADYS: Colleton County Fire and Rescue Station #5, 13871 Augusta Hwy., Round O
6 COTTAGEVILLE: Cottageville Elementary School, 648 Peirce Rd., Cottageville
7 EDISTO: Colleton County Fire and Rescue Station … Read the rest

Willow Swamp bridge to reopen

Posted by | November 1, 2018 5:03 am

SCDOT, Crowder Construction, and the Lane Construction Corporation are in the final stages of reopening Willow Creek Bridge on Confederate Highway over Willow Swamp in Colleton County. Right now, the bridge is expected to be completed on Nov. 2. Crews … Read the rest

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