Travel: The South Carolina Hammock Coast

Posted by | May 11, 2019 5:00 am

By MARY GALLAGHER
Mary@GallaghersTravels.com

We’re always looking for a short escape to nearby interesting places that provide relaxation, culture, good food and hopefully something we haven’t seen before.

Where is it?
Do you know about South Carolina’s Hammock Coast?
It’s … Read the rest




Cowboys and the library

Posted by | May 11, 2019 5:00 am

Nathaniel Oliver of Dorchester escorted Mia, Miguel, Chase and Lou to Storytime at the Colleton Memorial Library on April 23. Oliver and his two goats, Mia and Miguel, and his two horses, Chase and Lou, were the special visitors to … Read the rest



Digging for fossils

Posted by | May 11, 2019 5:00 am

Colleton Museum and Farmers Market visitors will have a chance to become amateur paleontologists on May 30.
Ashby Gale, a paleontologist and owner of Charleston Fossil Adventures, will visit the museum for a 6 p.m. program that will school those … Read the rest


Smith celebrates 100th birthday

Posted by | May 11, 2019 5:00 am

Mattie Lou Smith, a long-time resident of Walterboro, turned 100 years old on April 16, 2019.
Born the fifth of 14 children of Isaac and Eliza Green, Mattie spent most of childhood moving between Eutawville, Green Pond and Walterboro. She … Read the rest


May 15 deadline for scholarship

Posted by | May 10, 2019 5:00 pm

Walterboro High School Alumni will award a $300 scholarship to two Colleton County High School college bound graduates accepted at an accredited undergraduate college. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a degree program starting the 2019 fall semester.
May 15 … Read the rest


Why Tom Lohr mattered | Column

Posted by | May 10, 2019 5:00 pm

By BRANTLEY STRICKLAND
bstrickland@southerncarolina.org

Teachers matter.
It’s widely reported that teachers matter more to student achievement than any other aspect of learning.
Most people go to school for a finite time. Many are fortunate enough to run across a few … Read the rest


PRTC to expand fiber to St. George

Posted by | May 10, 2019 5:00 pm

Palmetto Rural Telephone Company (PRTC) is expanding fiber technology into the St. George area. The project will give St. George residents access to PRTC’s leading-edge fiber technologies, including high-speed internet, video, voice, wireless and security, as well as provide a … Read the rest




Photos: Farmers Market car show

Posted by | May 10, 2019 5:00 am


CAPS members clean up airport

Posted by | May 10, 2019 5:00 am

Members of the ACE Basin Composite Squadron spent Earth Day participating in the Keep Colleton Beautiful cleanup day on April 23.
Because of their special connection to the world of aviation, this group spent their morning cleaning around the roadways … Read the rest






Crime Reports

Posted by | May 9, 2019 5:00 pm

Teen faces
vehicle charge
A Tisher Lane teenager was taken into custody the morning of May 6 after the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office was called to investigate a missing vehicle.
The officer sent to Tisher Lane at 1:33 a.m. was … Read the rest




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