Ruffin Day deemed a success

Posted by | September 21, 2018 5:00 am

The 20th annual I Love Ruffin Day, “Ruffin: Honoring the Past, Treasuring the Present and Shaping the Future,” held Sept. 15 started with a parade with the Hand-In-Hand Community Outreach leading the way on a float followed by motorcycles, horses, … Read the rest

Crime Reports

Posted by | September 21, 2018 5:00 am

Money taken
from business
The Walterboro Police Department was called to Dollar General at 779 Robertson Blvd. on Sept. 15 at 10:59 p.m. after cash was taken.
The manager on duty was in the office preparing the store’s proceeds for … Read the rest

Blue light special

Posted by | September 21, 2018 5:00 am

Colleton County Sheriff Office Deputy Lt. George Rioux was on the road late morning on Sept. 14 when something a little unusual caught his eye and he decided to investigate.
What he saw near the intersection of Bells Highway and … Read the rest

Answering the call: Helping others

Posted by | September 21, 2018 5:00 am

With Colleton County secure from the effects of Hurricane Florence, Colleton County Fire-Rescue and the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office are answering the call for assistance in other parts of the state.
The morning of Sept. 17, a Colleton County Fire-Rescue … Read the rest

Edisto Beach dodges Flo

Posted by | September 20, 2018 5:00 pm


Luckily, Edisto Beach caught a hurricane break when Florence stayed north and spared the re-nourished beach. Escaping with few effects from the dangerous Hurricane Florence, Edisto Beach residents and visitors returned home following a mandatory evacuation … Read the rest

Two injured in weekend wrecks

Posted by | September 20, 2018 5:00 pm

Two people were injured, one critically, in separate wrecks Saturday evening Sept. 15.
The first accident happened on Jacksonboro Road near Parkers Ferry Road at 9:24 p.m. when a small car left the roadway and appeared to have overturned. The … Read the rest

Omar’s passion

Posted by | September 20, 2018 5:00 pm

Omar Jeter and his life-long friends have made Walterboro their home for 20 years.
“I have always been one of those odd kids,” Jeter said.
“Every Christmas, I got a G.I. Joe or a He-man or a Transformer. Half the … Read the rest

How much did it rain?

Posted by | September 20, 2018 1:02 pm

Take a seat at the table

Posted by | September 20, 2018 5:00 am

A small army of local and state officials, representatives from businesses and volunteers make up the team called up when a natural or man-made disaster threatens Colleton County.
Colleton County Fire-Rescue Deputy Chief David Greene explains that those at work … Read the rest

Sand bags fly out the door

Posted by | September 20, 2018 5:00 am

Six thousand was the most surprising number generated by Colleton County’s preparations for the expected arrival of Hurricane Florence.
When Colleton County Fire-Rescue began operating the county’s emergency management system, one of the first things officials did was get a … Read the rest

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