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Norris wins Speuter Award

Posted by | March 16, 2019 5:00 am

Over 100 fourth graders at Forest Hills Elementary School recently completed the Colleton Animal Commitment Education (CACE) program presented by Friends of Colleton County Animal Shelter (FoCCAS). The program helps students understand the importance of responsible pet ownership. Topics such … Read the rest

Hazel Faulkner | Obituaries

Posted by | March 15, 2019 5:09 pm

Hazel Faulkner

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

Cottageville – Frances Hazel Faulkner was born May 26, 1926 in McCormick. She died March 15, 2019.

She was the daughter of the late Jacob W. Kelly and Effie Maness Kelly.

Funeral … Read the rest

Salkehatchie Longbeards hold banquet

Posted by | March 15, 2019 5:00 pm

The Salkehatchie Longbeards chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation hosted its annual fundraising banquet Saturday March 9 at the National Guard Armory in Walterboro. Hundreds attended the event, which featured a silent auction, door prizes, and buffet, including fried … Read the rest

Elks donate to animals

Posted by | March 15, 2019 5:00 pm

One cat prompted a big donation to the animals of Colleton County. On Monday March 11, Tim Anderson, the Elks National Foundation chairman for Walterboro and grant coordinator, brought a $1,000 check to the shelter for Friends of Colleton County … Read the rest

Never too old to learn

Posted by | March 15, 2019 5:00 am

Don’t look for Patricia Lewis on the couch. You stand a much better chance of finding the Walterboro resident walking the halls or filling a classroom seat at USC-Salkehatchie.
Decades ago, Lewis graduated from DePaul University in Chicago armed with … Read the rest

Crime Briefs

Posted by | March 14, 2019 5:00 pm

Stolen, but not for long

The culprit in a March 8 home burglary got away but left his ill-gotten gains on the side of the road.

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office was called to a residence on McDanieltown Road in … Read the rest

Dispatcher saves man from wreck

Posted by | March 14, 2019 5:00 pm

On Feb. 16 about 3 a.m., Colleton County Sheriff’s Office dispatcher Daquan Sutter was traveling to work from the Summerville area. The drive didn’t turn out as expected.
As he headed down Cottageville Highway, Sutter noticed a black Jeep started … Read the rest

First training at new LEC

Posted by | March 14, 2019 5:00 pm

Law enforcement officers from Colleton and surrounding counties learned about animal cruelty investigations during the first class held at the new law enforcement center on Feb. 28.
The training room was filled with not only law enforcement officers from as … Read the rest

Macon Lane man dies of head trauma

Posted by | March 14, 2019 5:00 pm

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office continues to interview witnesses seeking information into the death of a Macon Lane resident.
Members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office and Colleton County Fire-Rescue responded to a residence at 799 Macon Lane on Wednesday … Read the rest

Carroll Godwin | Obituaries

Posted by | March 14, 2019 11:31 am

Carroll Godwin

Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Carroll Bennett Godwin passed away Tuesday morning, March 12, 2019 at the Pruitt Post-Acute Health Care Center in Walterboro. She was 83.

Carroll was born in Ruffin, on September 20, 1935. A … Read the rest

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