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Vaccine for cervical cancer?

Posted by | January 25, 2019 5:00 am

A vaccine against cancer? It’s not the future, it’s real. The HPV vaccine can prevent the leading cause of cervical cancer in men and women alike. Cervical cancer is a disease in which cancer cells grow in the cervix. Fortunately, … Read the rest

Super Wolf Blood Moon

Posted by | January 24, 2019 5:00 pm

Eyes turned toward the night sky Sunday Jan. 20, as the Super Wolf Blood Moon eclipse began around 10:30 p.m. and lasted past midnight. A blood moon is actually a term for a type of total lunar eclipse. During totality, … Read the rest

Man shot in parking lot

Posted by | January 24, 2019 5:00 pm

The Walterboro Police Department is continuing its investigation into a Bells Highway shooting on the evening of Friday Jan. 18 that seriously injured a 27-year-old Walterboro man.
Members of the city police department and Colleton County Fire-Rescue were sent to … Read the rest

Crime Reports

Posted by | January 24, 2019 5:00 pm

Man arrested in knife attack
A Walterboro man was arrested on the evening of Jan. 19 in connection with the stabbing of a Keegan Drive man.
The deputy sent to Keegan Drive to investigate the 911 call found the stabbing … Read the rest

Residents subdue burglar

Posted by | January 24, 2019 5:00 pm

A Walterboro man faces criminal charges after the occupants reportedly captured him inside their residence the evening of Jan. 14.
The man and wife were awakened by a loud noise in their living room about 11:46 p.m. The man left … Read the rest

Arthurlee Mitchell | Obituaries

Posted by | January 24, 2019 3:52 pm

Arthurlee Mitchell

Tri-County Cremation Center of Summerville

Arthurlee Lenore Thompson Mitchell, 103, of Walterboro, passed away at home on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. She was born April 28, 1915 to the late Arthur E. Thompson and Mabel Pearson in New Read the rest

Medicare seminar tonight in Yemassee

Posted by | January 24, 2019 7:57 am

The Town of Yemassee, in conjunction with the Lowcountry Council of Governments will be hosting a Medicare Seminar on  January 24, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. at the Yemassee Community Center, 10 Mixon Street. Topics that will be reviewed include:
  • Understanding
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Funding received to tear down stadium

Posted by | January 24, 2019 5:00 am

Meeting planned to make plans to demolish old concrete block Bulldog Stadium.

With the federal funding in hand, local officials are planning an early February kick-off meeting with the representatives of the Lowcountry Council of Governments to develop a timeline … Read the rest

Phone scam targets residents

Posted by | January 24, 2019 5:00 am

A telephone scam started Jan. 14 in Colleton County could be happening in neighboring counties, said Colleton County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Spokeswoman Shalane Lowes.
The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office said a scammer has been calling residents, claiming to be … Read the rest

Drowning victim identified

Posted by | January 24, 2019 5:00 am

The man found in the Edisto River on Jan. 20 apparently drowned near the bridge on S.C. 61 in late December.
Colleton County Chief Deputy Coroner Richard Carter said information he and Deputy Coroner Wayne Walker collected was used during … Read the rest

Cougar Football holds end-of-season awards

Posted by | January 23, 2019 5:00 pm


The Colleton County Cougar Football program held its end-of-season awards ceremony Thursday Jan. 17 in the Performing Arts Center at Colleton County High School.
Leon Hammond, Colleton County School District Athletic Director, welcomed the players and … Read the rest

Lady Cougars earn region win over Bobcats

Posted by | January 23, 2019 5:00 pm


The Colleton County Lady Cougars split games last week earning a Region VII-AAAA win over Bluffton High School (51-24) and falling to non-conference opponent Ashley Ridge (52-42).
Omari Kirkland led the Lady Cougars against Ashley Ridge … Read the rest

Cougars 2-0 in Region VII-AAAA

Posted by | January 23, 2019 5:00 pm


The Colleton County Cougars defeated Region VII-AAAA opponent Bluffton (12-5, 1-1) 67-51 on the road Friday Jan. 18 to remain undefeated in conference play. Earlier in the week, Colleton County dropped a 62-48 non-conference game versus … Read the rest

Cougar Wrestling honors seniors

Posted by | January 23, 2019 5:00 pm


The Colleton County Cougar Wrestling team honored its five seniors prior to the Jan. 15 home match against Bluffton High School. Wyatt O’Quinn, Brad Beard, Tyrese Pressey, Terreak Gadson and Anthony Generette were recognized for their … Read the rest

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