WPD visits lemonade stand

Posted by | June 23, 2018 5:00 am

Michael Witkin, Sam Witkin and Ja’ir Doctor opened up a lemonade stand recently. Walterboro Police Chief Wade Marvin, right, Deputy Chief Kevin Martin, left, and Officer Brandon Dubois stopped by for a cool drink.



Doggette retiring from board, center

Posted by | June 22, 2018 5:00 pm

Gale Doggette is making some changes in her public and professional life in the coming months.
Doggette, during the Colleton County School Board’s special meeting on June 12, submitted her resignation from District Three’s seat. Her fellow board members accepted … Read the rest


Guardsmen welcomed back

Posted by | June 22, 2018 5:00 pm

One hundred and ten National Guard troops were welcomed home by a home-cooked meal provided by Lillie Chapter #27 OES from Hampton and Endless Blessings Catering of Walterboro on June 15.
Joshua Bowers, secretary of Lillie Chapter, said he received … Read the rest


Summer reading begins

Posted by | June 22, 2018 5:00 pm

Rodney Boatwright entertained youngsters with a variety of musical instruments at the Summer Reading Program kickoff on Friday at the Colleton County Memorial Library. Boatwright (a.k.a. “Mr. Rocky”) sang songs while teaching the children about the various instruments, as well … Read the rest


City woman joins Dorchester firm

Posted by | June 22, 2018 5:00 pm

A Walterboro woman has been hired to take over the marketing and communications for Dorchester County’s Brantley Construction Company, LLC.
Joanie (JC) MacLean will be responsible for conceiving and executing marketing strategies and tactics that drive growth.
In addition, she … Read the rest


Citadel Club awards scholarships

Posted by | June 22, 2018 5:00 am

The Colleton County Citadel Club enjoyed its annual Cadet Send-Off/Golf Tournament at Dogwood Hills Golf Course on Saturday June 15.
The Cadet Send-Off is a final opportunity for the club to show love and support to Colleton County’s cadets before … Read the rest


Adult Ed holds commencement

Posted by | June 22, 2018 5:00 am

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

The Colleton County School District Department of Adult Education held the Class of 2018 Commencement Monday June 11 in the Performing Arts Center at Colleton County High School. Thirty-two graduates were presented … Read the rest


Parker earns Eagle Scout rank

Posted by | June 22, 2018 5:00 am

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Justin Parker, a Colleton Prep Academy Class of 2018 graduate, recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout following the Eagle Board of Review held May 17. Parker’s culminating Eagle Scout Service Project was the completion of … Read the rest


Creel receives award from national group

Posted by | June 22, 2018 5:00 am

Walterboro family physician John G. Creel, M.D. FAAFP, has received the Degree of Fellow from the American Academy of Family Physicians, a national medical association representing over 131,000 family physicians, residents and medical students.
Criteria for the award include a … Read the rest


Crime Briefs

Posted by | June 21, 2018 5:00 pm

Chase ends in three arrests
Three Walterboro men were taken into custody on a variety of charges the afternoon on June 12 after a member of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office spotted a car that had been reported stolen.
The … Read the rest


Search on for info on gun battle

Posted by | June 21, 2018 5:00 pm

A burning motor vehicle and a shattering of spent shells greeted members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office personnel when they responded to shots-fired calls the evening of June 18.
The calls came into the dispatcher at 6:39 p.m., sending … Read the rest


Manhunt ends in Colleton

Posted by | June 21, 2018 5:00 pm

A Hampton County man’s bid to escape arrest ended in Colleton County the morning of June 14.
Jay John Ruth, 50, of Hampton, is expected to face a multitude of charges in his bid for freedom — an escape attempt … Read the rest








Colleton County numbers

Posted by | June 21, 2018 5:00 am

DEMOCRATIC
PRIMARY

Governor
James Smith – 1,514 votes
Margueriite Willis – 735 votes
Phil Noble – 286 votes

U.S. House-District 1
Joe Cunningham – 54 votes
Toby Smith – 8 votes

County Council-
At Large
David Gar Linder – 1,637 … Read the rest




Two injured in Monday shooting

Posted by | June 21, 2018 5:00 am

A law enforcement officer pulled over a motorist on Hampton Street the morning of June 18 after determining that the vehicle matched the description of a car seen speeding away from a shooting incident.
The car contained two occupants, both … Read the rest



Election results finalized

Posted by | June 21, 2018 5:00 am

The members of the Colleton County Voter Registration and Elections Commission added 10 voters to the primary election tally when they met June 14 to certify the ballot.
During the meeting, the votes cast on one emergency provisional ballot and … Read the rest


Machine Pitch All-Stars eliminated early

Posted by | June 20, 2018 5:00 pm

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Machine Pitch All-Stars were eliminated from the District VIII Dixie Tournament following losses in double elimination against Hilton Head (11-1) and Beaufort (2-1) over the weekend. The Machine Pitch team traveled to Burton … Read the rest


Minors will rely on deep pitching

Posted by | June 20, 2018 5:00 pm

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Dixie Minors have been hard at work preparing for the start of the District VIII All-Star tournament to be held June 20-June 24 at the ACE Basin Sports Complex in Walterboro. Colleton County … Read the rest



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