Fall festival planned Friday Oct. 26

Posted by | October 13, 2018 5:00 am

On Friday Oct. 26  “Trunk or Treating in UNITY” fall festival will be held at the Welch Creek Civic Center off Sniders Highway. Events include pumpkin bowling, hula hoop hopscotch, musical chairs, dance contest, costume contest, pumpkin carving contest, bean … Read the rest


CMC gives employee awards

Posted by | October 12, 2018 5:00 pm

Colleton Medical Center presented its 2018 annual Employee Service Awards on Oct. 4.
Leading the program were CEO Jimmy Hiott, Chief Nursing Officer Ann Jonason, CFO Cassie Ball and Vice President of Business Development Sandy Bynum. Debi Drew and Deborah … Read the rest


Prevention program begins

Posted by | October 12, 2018 5:00 pm

Colleton County Fire-Rescue took its fire prevention message to the students of the Black Street Childhood Center on Oct. 8.
The preschoolers learned many safety skills including how to Stop, Drop and Roll if their clothes were to catch on … Read the rest



Free estate planning help offered

Posted by | October 12, 2018 5:00 pm

Wendi Lawson See, Esq. a NAELA attorney with Southeastern Law in Walterboro will participate in National Special Needs Law Month this October by providing two free estate planning seminars for those who have special needs loved ones.
The seminars will … Read the rest




Missing woman found

Posted by | October 12, 2018 8:08 am

Judith “Dianne” Gibson, who was previously reported missing by concerned family members in the Islandton area of Colleton County, has been located.

Gibson was located in Luray and was transported to an area hospital.




12 dogs and 8 cats find new homes

Posted by | October 12, 2018 5:00 am

Twelve dogs and eight cats found new homes during the “Pick Me” adoption event held Friday-Sunday at the Colleton County Animal Shelter. “The results were even more than we hoped for and certainly the most successful adoption event ever! Just … Read the rest


Walterboro police hire new advocate

Posted by | October 12, 2018 5:00 am

Shatoya Gray is settling into her role as Walterboro Police Department’s new victims’ advocate.
Gray previously spent a little over six-and-one-half years serving as a 911 dispatcher for the Walterboro Police Department and Colleton County Sheriff’s Office.
A Walterboro resident, … Read the rest


Clinic adds new music, visuals

Posted by | October 12, 2018 5:00 am

The Colleton County High School Band of Blue, instead of heading to a local contest the first weekend in October, worked with nationally-known visual and music composer Tim Hinton. The Band of Blue practiced Friday night and then was back … Read the rest



Man killed in crash

Posted by | October 11, 2018 5:00 pm

A Bamberg County man was pronounced dead at the Trauma Center at Trident Medical Center following a crash at the intersection of Getha Road and Lumber Road the evening of Oct. 3.
Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey said Cecil Folk, … Read the rest


Crime Reports

Posted by | October 11, 2018 5:00 pm

Paper tag problem was just the start
A Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputy on routine patrol the afternoon of Oct. 7 reportedly spotted a motorist who had his paper license tag improperly displayed and pulled the driver over near Mars … Read the rest





Gospel Lioness to be honored

Posted by | October 11, 2018 5:00 pm

Smoaks native Mekiella Risher Chevon Young, a minister known as “Gospel Lioness,” will be honored at the 9th annual gospel appreciation on Saturday Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. in at the Harleyville Community Center, 163 S. Railroad Ave., Harleyville. The … Read the rest



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