Band Classic Sept. 29

Posted by | September 29, 2018 5:00 am

The Band of Blue will host the 41st Annual Walterboro Band Classic at Colleton County High School on Saturday Sept. 29.
Twelve bands from around the Lowcountry will perform for comments and ratings. Gates open at 12:30 p.m. and the … Read the rest

PRTC Bowl to be Thursday Oct. 4

Posted by | September 29, 2018 5:00 am

The PRTC Bowl will be Thursday Oct. 4 to celebrate the Dorchester Academy-Colleton Prep football game. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. at Dorchester Academy in St. George. The event will feature PRTC’s Channel 57’s “Front Porch Sports Talk” on side with … Read the rest

Shellfish season opens on Monday

Posted by | September 29, 2018 5:00 am

The 2018-2019 season for recreational harvest of shellfish (clams, oysters, mussels and other bivalves) in coastal waters of South Carolina will open one-half hour before official sunrise on Monday Oct. 1. The recreational shellfish season will remain open through May … Read the rest

Fighting depression

Posted by | September 28, 2018 5:00 pm

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is working hard to meet the needs of our veterans. Preventing veterans suicide is a top priority for the Veterans Administration and the Department of Defense.
In 2015, the total suicide deaths stood at 6,115 … Read the rest

Celebrating new book

Posted by | September 28, 2018 5:00 pm

Friends and family of Eric J. Campbell jammed the Bedon Lucas House Saturday night. The event was an introduction and celebration of Campbell’s new book, “Getting Past the Facts.”

“The evening surpassed my wildest expectations,” said Campbell. “My family helped … Read the rest

Healthy Tip | Cabbage

Posted by | September 28, 2018 11:50 am

Chicken & Cabbage Salad

A variation on cole slaw, this Vietnamese salad is popular as an appetizer or a complement to rice soup. It holds up well in the refrigerator, so make plenty to last a few days.

2 … Read the rest

Unemployment rate unchanged

Posted by | September 28, 2018 5:00 am

Colleton County’s unemployment rate remained at 4.2 percent when the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce released its August report.
The county recorded the same unemployment rate for its July report. In August of 2017, the county had an … Read the rest

The Balcony Is Open

Posted by | September 28, 2018 5:00 am

Hey there, everyone! This is Colleton County’s Arts & Entertainment column, delivered to you weekly. Hopefully, your week has been good so far. Now that the fall season is “officially” upon us, let’s hope the weather checks the calendar soon … Read the rest

Two killed in head-on crash

Posted by | September 27, 2018 5:00 pm

A fiery three-vehicle crash on Snider’s Highway the morning of Sept. 20 claimed the lives of two of the motorists and sent two other accident victims to medical facilities in critical condition.
Colleton County Chief Deputy Coroner Richard Carter said … Read the rest

Crime Reports

Posted by | September 27, 2018 5:00 pm

Man and animals removed from residence
A member of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a home on Keegan Drive the morning of Sept. 23 to conduct a welfare check.
The deputy determined that a 61-year-old man in … Read the rest

Cable crew spots burning home

Posted by | September 27, 2018 5:00 pm

A cable installation crew working on Augusta Highway the morning of Sept. 24 noticed smoke and flames coming from a residence at 12172 Augusta Hwy. and called emergency dispatch to sound the alarm.

The first fire engines arriving at the … Read the rest

Woman injured in Bells Highway crash

Posted by | September 27, 2018 5:00 pm

A Sept. 20 crash in the 200 block of Bells Highway caused serious injuries to the driver.

The 29-year-old Ridgeway woman, who sustained multiple traumatic injuries, received initial treatment at the scene following the 12:53 a.m. accident and was then … Read the rest

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