Charles Allen, Sr. | Obituaries

Posted by | January 28, 2019 1:49 pm

Charles Allen, Sr.

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mr. Charles Fletcher Allen, Sr., 92, of Walterboro, entered into rest Friday evening, January 25, 2019.

He was born December 27, 1926, in Charleston, a son of the late … Read the rest

Man seriously injured by gunfire

Posted by | January 28, 2019 12:13 pm

Detectives with the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a Jan. 26 shooting that resulted in serious injuries to a Walterboro man.

Members of the sheriff’s office were called to the Emergency Department of Colleton Medical Center at approximately 11:30 … Read the rest

Watch for complications from the flu

Posted by | January 26, 2019 5:00 am

As flu season is heading into peak season, Colleton Medical Center is spreading awareness around sepsis, the body’s overwhelming response to an infection. Viral illnesses such as the flu, can sometimes trigger sepsis. For some, influenza (the flu) can cause … Read the rest

Welding student gets job offer

Posted by | January 26, 2019 5:00 am

Eddie Jackson of Palmetto Training Inc. accompanied his welding students on a manufacturing plant tour to Comact in St. George on Dec. 18. Clifford Smalls (second from right) of Walterboro, a current welding student, was offered employment with Comact as … Read the rest

Historical Society elects new officers

Posted by | January 25, 2019 5:00 pm

The Colleton County Historic and Preservation Society held its annual meeting on Jan. 10 at the Bedon-Lucas House.
New officers include President Tom Whitaker and Secretary Debra Gilliam, along with new board members Gary Brightwell, Jack Jackson and Betty Anne … Read the rest

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

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