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

Cougar Baseball falls to Oceanside

Posted by | February 27, 2019 5:00 pm


The Colleton County varsity baseball team began competition in the Berkeley County Diamond Classic Friday Feb. 22 against Oceanside Collegiate Academy. Falling behind early, the Cougars managed just three hits in the game. Cody Cox, Chase … Read the rest

Plea brings 10 years in prison

Posted by | February 27, 2019 5:00 am

A Walterboro man was sentenced to 10 years behind bars when he pled to three burglary charges in Colleton County General Sessions Court last week.
Michael D.Z. Haggard, 27, of Walterboro, entered a plea on two counts of second-degree burglary … Read the rest

Lucas Padgett | Obituaries

Posted by | February 26, 2019 5:55 pm

Lucas Carroll Padgett

J. Henry Stuhr Funeral Home, Mt. Pleasant Chapel

On Sunday, February 24, 2019, Lucas Carroll Padgett Jr., loving husband and father of four, passed away at the age of 72.

Lucas was born on August 21, 1946 … Read the rest

Leadership seminar planned Saturday

Posted by | February 26, 2019 2:31 pm

Dr. Beverly Chiodo, business educator and motivational speaker, will present “Character-Driven Success: The Remarkable Power of Character-Based Leadership” on Saturday March 2 from 1-4:30 p.m. in the auditorium at Faith Church, 2107 Hampton St. Admission is free.
Those attending can … Read the rest

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