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Posted by | June 9, 2018 5:00 pm

Cobb graduates from Trident Tech
Malik R. Cobb of Walterboro received his associate degree in culinary arts on May 4 from Trident Technical College.
A 2014 graduate of Colleton County High School, he is the son of Leon and Sharon … Read the rest

RHS class of 1968 reunion

Posted by | June 9, 2018 5:00 pm

The Ruffin High School Class of 1968 celebrated its 50th class reunion on May 25-27 at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center. All arrangements were made by Reunited Land and Sea Experiences. Seated, from left, are: Rachel Hodges, Patricia … Read the rest

Author wins Selah Award

Posted by | June 9, 2018 5:00 pm

Eddie Jones, founder and CEO of Raleigh-based Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas (LPC), announced this week that LPC author Lindsey P. Brackett is the recipient of the 2018 Selah Award for Fiction for her debut novel, Still Waters.
The Selah … Read the rest

Williams celebrates 80th birthday

Posted by | June 9, 2018 5:00 am

Frankie Lee Williams of Yemassee celebrated her 80th birthday on June 2. She is pictured with her children from left to right, James, Brenda, Luther, Roosevelt, Frankie (in the blue dress, center) Wanda, Derlie, Johnny and Jerome.

Westbury’s donates flags

Posted by | June 9, 2018 5:00 am

Commander Renferd Crosby of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12102 of Colleton County presented a letter of appreciation to Richard Westbury of Westbury ACE Hardware in Walterboro for his donation of 240 American flags to “honor and remember those … Read the rest

Summer meals to be provided June 18-July 19

Posted by | June 9, 2018 5:00 am

Colleton County School District is participating in the Seamless Summer Option Program to provide summer breakfasts and lunches for all of our school site educational programs at Northside Elementary, Bells Elementary, Black Street Early Childhood Center, Colleton County Middle and … Read the rest

May 14th blood drive collects 53 pints

Posted by | June 9, 2018 5:00 am

The May 14 blood drive at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church brought in 54 possible donors and collected 53 pints of blood.
Those coming in to donate included: Ronella Winchester, Stacy Thomas, Karen Gibson, Ashley Thomas, Gerald Ferguson, Terri Griffin, Carroll … Read the rest

Blantons celebrate 70th anniversary

Posted by | June 9, 2018 5:00 am

Stoney and Virginia Blanton celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on May 15. The couple was married May 15, 1948 in Ferndale Baptist Church Parsonage in Charleston by Mr. Lowder. They have three children: Richard Blanton, Marty Blanton and the late … Read the rest

National EMS Week celebrated

Posted by | June 8, 2018 5:00 pm

National EMS Week was May 20-26 and Colleton Medical Center celebrated the teams on Wednesday May 23 by hosting a lunch for all Emergency Medical Services personnel.
More than 63,000 patients were cared for by EMS across HCA’s healthcare network, … Read the rest

Reading gets a song

Posted by | June 8, 2018 5:00 pm

When Wayne Garrett heard the theme for the 2018 Summer Reading Program was “Libraries Rock,” he had an idea.
So he called Children’s Librarian Shiela Keaise and asked if she was interested in having a theme song to use during … Read the rest

Simulating a medical emergency

Posted by | June 8, 2018 5:00 am

Communication between staff members during hospital emergency situations is critical. At several times during the day Monday, doctors, nurses and other medical staff members were able to practice their medical and communication skills during several simulated emergency scenarios.
A room … Read the rest

Where to vote and what to bring

Posted by | June 8, 2018 5:00 am

The Republican and Democratic parties will hold primaries on Tuesday June 12. Any necessary runoffs will be held on Tuesday June 26. Any person wishing to vote in the primaries and runoffs must have registered no later than Sunday May … Read the rest

City gets new tourism director

Posted by | June 8, 2018 5:00 am

Walterboro native Christan Spires has been named the new tourism director for the City of Walterboro.
A 2009 graduate of Colleton County High School, she received her B.S. in graphic communications with a minor in business administration from Clemson University … Read the rest

A memorable thank you

Posted by | June 8, 2018 5:00 am

Shannon Wilson and Marci-jo Mishoe of the Carolina Children’s Charity traveled to Colleton County Fire-Rescue’s Station 19 bearing gifts on May 24.
The first gift was a meal for the firefighters.
The second gift was more meaningful. Wilson and Mishoe … Read the rest

Election on Tuesday June 14

Posted by | June 7, 2018 5:00 pm

The bulk of contested races in the Republican and Democratic primary election on June 12 are in the state and national races.
Democratic voters going to the polls will be determining candidates for the one of Colleton County Council’s eastern … Read the rest

QDMA offering six-month internship

Posted by | June 7, 2018 9:21 am

The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) is offering a six-month internship that will run from July 1 to December 31, 2018. The intern will work with the Conservation Department on research, education, advocacy, grant writing and certification program Read the rest

Ground broken for Neyles center

Posted by | June 7, 2018 5:00 am

Members of the Neyles area gathered in the 400 block of Featherbed Road in Round O the morning of May 31 to witness the groundbreaking ceremonies for the new Neyles Community Center.
Thirteen people, sharing nine ceremonial shovels, turned over … Read the rest

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