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Preparation for census continues

Posted by | March 1, 2019 5:00 am

The U.S. Census Bureau has all the adjusted Colleton County addresses in hand as they prepare for the 2020 Census.
The county’s Tax Collector Larry Lightsey said in 2017, Colleton County Administrator Kevin Griffin asked Lightsey if he would be … Read the rest

State of Colleton examined

Posted by | March 1, 2019 5:00 am

Representatives of governmental, economic development and education got together at the banquet room at Dogwood Hills Golf Course to discuss the 2019 State of Colleton.
The annual breakfast program hosted by the Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce gave those officials an … Read the rest

Band members perform in region clinic

Posted by | February 28, 2019 5:00 pm

Congratulations to Delaine Ford and Zoe Buckner from Colleton County Middle School Band and six Colleton County High School Band of Blue members — Sydney Howard, Jermia Christian, Shaleisha Funn, Megan Newton, Michaela Bennett and Logan Bailey — for performing … Read the rest

CCSO monthly drug report

Posted by | February 28, 2019 5:00 pm

How many drugs were seized from the streets of Colleton County in the last month?
According to the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office monthly update, last month deputies seized 106 grams of methamphetamine, 104 grams of marijuana, 55 Ecstasy pills, 33 … Read the rest

Crime Reports

Posted by | February 28, 2019 5:00 pm

Home burglarized

A resident of Peirce Road in Ridgeville contacted the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office the afternoon of Feb. 23 to report a burglary.

The man reported he arrived home to find the front door kicked in and the house … Read the rest

Woman rescued from nature walk

Posted by | February 28, 2019 5:00 pm

An adult female on a nature walk received a broken leg approximately a half-mile into a thick wooded area in the 5100 block of Sniders Highway on Feb. 23.

Family members contacted the emergency dispatch center at 12:56 p.m. and … Read the rest

Starbucks to open March 1 – maybe

Posted by | February 28, 2019 5:00 am

The Starbucks sign arrived on Bells Highway early last week as contractors were moving swiftly to have everything ready for the national coffee chain to open for business at its location at the intersection of Bell’s Highway and Mount Carmel … Read the rest

Walterboro’s new postmaster

Posted by | February 28, 2019 5:00 am

Walterboro’s new postmaster was first a Marine.
Kelvin Gordon, who took over the Walterboro postmaster job in September, grew up in rural Hampton County. He went to school in Estill before spending eight years in the Marine Corps, stationed at … Read the rest

Watermedia show coming to Walterboro

Posted by | February 27, 2019 5:00 pm

Some of the best watermedia artists of South Carolina will be displaying their talents in Walterboro next month.
The South Carolina Artisans Center and The Colleton Museum and Farmers Market, in conjunction with the South Carolina State Museum and the … Read the rest

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