Florence changes school calendar

Posted by | September 27, 2018 5:00 am

The members of Colleton County School Board signed off on changes to the school calendar during the Sept. 18 meeting to address the loss of four school days to Hurricane Florence and next year’s graduation.
Colleton County School District Superintendent … Read the rest


Building an orchestra for area youth

Posted by | September 27, 2018 5:00 am

The first members of the Colleton County Youth String Orchestra started making music Saturday morning.
The members of the youth orchestra, directed by Jacksonboro resident Pam Wiley, conducted their first meeting and rehearsal in the meeting room of Colleton Memorial … Read the rest



Final minute costly for War Hawks

Posted by | September 26, 2018 5:00 pm

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

After a scoreless first quarter, Colleton Prep settled for a field goal to take a 3-0 lead heading into halftime during Friday evening’s conference road game against Spartanburg Christian.
With just under a minute remaining in … Read the rest


Lady Hawk Tennis shuts out Eagles

Posted by | September 26, 2018 5:00 pm

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep tennis team split matches last week shutting out Lowcountry Prep (9-0) and suffering the first loss of the season against Palmetto Christian (8-1). The Lady Hawks are now 6-1 on the season.
“Several … Read the rest



Defense dominates in Cougar win

Posted by | September 26, 2018 5:00 pm

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County defense saved the day in Friday’s 13-7 win against Region 7-AAA Ridgeland-Hardeeville. Making crucial plays on critical downs, the Cougar defense proved its worth for the second game in a row and helped … Read the rest




County Council modifies ordinances

Posted by | September 26, 2018 9:45 am

Colleton County Council approved an ordinance at their Sept. 11 meeting that cleaned up some antiquated legislation that governed Colleton County Fire-Rescue operations as well as how county council names its leadership.
Colleton County Fire-Rescue Chief Barry McRoy said that … Read the rest




Tomorrow might be too late! | Faith

Posted by | September 23, 2018 5:00 am

I have always been taught, “Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today!” However, all of us have been guilty of procrastination at some point or another.
Do you have beautiful china, crystal, and flatware decorating your cabinet … Read the rest





Nutty international news

Posted by | September 22, 2018 5:00 am

In keeping with journalism’s mission to bring you the news from near and far, let’s look at some nutty international news.

First up, we have the Australian mom-of-three who claims she pulls down $58,000 annually by cuddling total strangers.

Then … Read the rest




The Balcony Is Open

Posted by | September 21, 2018 5:00 pm

Welcome to The Balcony Is Open!
Each week, we invite you to join us beyond the velvet rope, with your All Access VIP Pass to arts and entertainment in Colleton County.

LET’S GET READY
TO PLAY
In addition to live … Read the rest



I-95 to re-open at 4 p.m. today

Posted by | September 21, 2018 4:08 pm

At 4 p.m., SCDOT is reopening I-95 in both Dillon and Florence County in both directions.

Due to flooding related to Hurricane Florence, I-95 has large segments still closed in North Carolina beginning at mile marker 13, US Route 74.… Read the rest


The situation in the upstate

Posted by | September 21, 2018 11:31 am

The South Carolina Emergency Response Team is monitoring and preparing for the water levels of rivers to rise. The forecast is for the Waccamaw, Lynches, Little Pee Dee and Big Pee Dee rivers to crest east of I-95 this weekend … Read the rest



Ruffin Day deemed a success

Posted by | September 21, 2018 5:00 am

The 20th annual I Love Ruffin Day, “Ruffin: Honoring the Past, Treasuring the Present and Shaping the Future,” held Sept. 15 started with a parade with the Hand-In-Hand Community Outreach leading the way on a float followed by motorcycles, horses, … Read the rest


Crime Reports

Posted by | September 21, 2018 5:00 am

Money taken
from business
The Walterboro Police Department was called to Dollar General at 779 Robertson Blvd. on Sept. 15 at 10:59 p.m. after cash was taken.
The manager on duty was in the office preparing the store’s proceeds for … Read the rest


Blue light special

Posted by | September 21, 2018 5:00 am

Colleton County Sheriff Office Deputy Lt. George Rioux was on the road late morning on Sept. 14 when something a little unusual caught his eye and he decided to investigate.
What he saw near the intersection of Bells Highway and … Read the rest



Answering the call: Helping others

Posted by | September 21, 2018 5:00 am

With Colleton County secure from the effects of Hurricane Florence, Colleton County Fire-Rescue and the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office are answering the call for assistance in other parts of the state.
The morning of Sept. 17, a Colleton County Fire-Rescue … Read the rest


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