Recognizing history and sacrifice

Posted by | December 20, 2018 5:00 pm

Plans to install two commemorative markers in Walterboro have moved a step closer to fruition after receiving Walterboro City Council’s blessing.
Council members, at their Dec. 4 meeting, authorized providing the funding to install a historical marker for Colleton Training … Read the rest



I-95 blocked at mile marker 55

Posted by | December 20, 2018 2:33 pm

A tree fell across I-95 at mile marker 55 about 2:20 p.m. today (Thursday) and a car crashed into it. Fire-Rescue is responding. Those getting on the interstate should use caution and be prepared for delays.




Holiday hours at the library

Posted by | December 20, 2018 10:59 am

The Colleton County Memorial Library holiday hours:

The library will be closed December 22 – 26 for Christmas.    The library will be open 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Dec. 27-28.   The library will be open on Saturday Dec. 29 … Read the rest



School Board: Mitchell given contract

Posted by | December 20, 2018 5:00 am

Colleton County School Board members voted in special session on Dec. 11 to hire Mitchell Construction Company Inc. to renovate the former Forest Circle Middle School to transform the facility into a new centralized district office.
The school district pre-qualified … Read the rest


City welcomes Christmas

Posted by | December 20, 2018 5:00 am

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The City of Walterboro officially welcomed the Christmas season during Sunday evening’s annual tree-lighting ceremony held at City Hall. Postponed from earlier in December due to inclement weather, the conditions for the well-attended holiday event were … Read the rest



Lady Cougars improve to 9-1

Posted by | December 19, 2018 5:00 pm

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Lady Cougars improved to 9-1 after earning non-conference wins over Region VIII-AAAAA Ashley Ridge (41-40) and Bamberg (43-25) last week.
Against the Swamp Foxes on Wednesday Dec. 12, Colleton County’s Scha’Mari Stephens scored … Read the rest


Hawks drop region contest to AJA

Posted by | December 19, 2018 5:00 pm

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep varsity basketball team dropped to 1-6 overall and 1-2 in Region II-A following losses to Andrew Jackson (75-41) and Thomas Heyward (80-63).
In the loss to the Rebels on Friday Dec. 14 at … Read the rest



Cougars split games

Posted by | December 19, 2018 5:00 pm

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougars split non-region games last week earning a win over Bamberg (64-60) and a loss to Region VIII-AAAAA Ashley Ridge (73-51).
Against the Swamp Foxes on Wednesday Dec. 12, Alex Sherrill led Colleton … Read the rest


Hawks recognized during fall awards

Posted by | December 19, 2018 5:00 pm

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos courtesy
of SANDY SMITH

Colleton Prep Academy held its 2018 Fall Athletic Awards Ceremony Wednesday Dec. 12.
The following student-athletes were recognized for outstanding contributions during the fall season:
VARSITY TENNIS: MVP – Meredith Ware; … Read the rest



Don’t be a fire death statistic

Posted by | December 18, 2018 2:02 pm

As the winter season approaches, State Fire Marshal Jonathan Jones is urging citizens to be especially careful as this time of year is historically dangerous for residential fires and fire deaths.

“We all get busy during the holiday season,” Jones … Read the rest


Last minute gift idea

Posted by | December 18, 2018 11:34 am

You may be thinking, what is that one gift I can give my child or grandchild that will be of value to them longer than just a few months?

Let me give a suggestion. Do they have their own Colleton … Read the rest


Franklin Smalls | Obituaries

Posted by | December 18, 2018 10:22 am

Franklin Smalls

Franklin Roosevelt Smalls was born on June 30, 1934 in Cottageville.  He was the 6th of 7 children of Joseph Nathan and Allie Tucker Smalls. He departed this life on December 9, 2018 in Walterboro.

Upon graduating from … Read the rest


Waldene Edinger | Obituaries

Posted by | December 18, 2018 9:50 am

Waldene Edinger

Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

EHRHARDT: Mrs. Waldene Carter Edinger, wife of Bill Edinger, passed away Friday, December 14, 2018 at her home in Ehrhardt under hospice care, surrounded by her loving family.  She was 78.  Arrangements are incomplete, … Read the rest


Mary Tate | Obituaries

Posted by | December 18, 2018 9:32 am

Mary Tate

Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

WALTERBORO:   Mrs. Mary Luana Tate, wife of Bruce W. Tate, passed away Sunday, December 16, 2018 at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro after an extended illness.  She was 70.

Mrs. Tate was born in … Read the rest


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