Colleton County unemployment dips in March

Posted by | May 6, 2018 12:00 pm

March unemployment figures from the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce found Colleton County slipping below five percent again.

In March, the state agency placed the county’s unemployment at 4.9 percent, dropping from 5.4 percent in February. In March … Read the rest

NSE holds “Writing Celebration”

Posted by | May 5, 2018 7:00 pm

A “Writing Celebration” was held by Northside Elementary on the evening of April 24, 2018. The celebration was the third of the school’s Title 1 UPLIFT sessions. The session was designed to showcase all of Northside’s growing authors/writers and for … Read the rest

Hill Tire sold to Mavis

Posted by | May 5, 2018 7:00 pm

Hill Tire Centers, a family owned business with locations in Moncks Corner, Walterboro, Georgetown, Summerville and North Charleston, announced Tuesday the sale of their company to Tire Engineers/Mavis Discount based in Birmingham, AL. Ken, Chris and Joe Hill – the … Read the rest

Angel Plate Ministry feeds bodies and souls

Posted by | May 5, 2018 12:00 pm

The meal delivery program, based out of Cottageville United Methodist Church, “is not only feeding our community with homemade, healthy food, it’s feeding our community with love, hope [and] fellowship by God’s grace,” founder Gena Reeves said.

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3 year old succumbs to gunshot injury

Posted by | May 5, 2018 11:38 am

A three-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston today at 6 a.m. after being shot Friday night.

The child had been brought into the emergency department of Colleton Medical Center Friday at approximately … Read the rest

Crime Reports | May 3rd Issue

Posted by | May 3, 2018 5:30 pm

Walterboro man arrested on gun charge

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office was called to a residence on Brittlebank Road in the early morning hours of April 27 to investigate a man attempting to persuade his girlfriend not to leave.

The … Read the rest

Girl Scouts spread sweetness

Posted by | May 3, 2018 12:00 pm

With cookie season over the Girl Scouts of Colleton Counth Service Unit 637 donated the last few cases to the Veteran’s Victory House, Fire Station 19, and Fire Station 1. The troops involved are Troop 162, Troop 445, Troop 799,
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Leadership Salkehatchie travels to D.C.

Posted by | May 3, 2018 9:15 am

USC Salkehatchie, in collaboration with Southern Carolina Regional Alliance, annually offer the Leadership Salkehatchie program to Salkehatchie region community members interested economically developing the area.  After 9 months of touring the Salkehatchie counties and learning more about each area, the

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