Hospice holds luminary service

Posted by | November 16, 2018 5:00 pm

The second annual “Shine On!” was held Thursday night in Walterboro by Hospice Care of S.C. in honor of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. The community event was to remember, honor and celebrate loved ones. The ceremony, held at … Read the rest

Perfect day for polo

Posted by | November 16, 2018 5:00 pm

The weather was perfect for the 10th annual Polo for the Point on Saturday.
Sponsors and spectators enjoyed a Round Robin game, hosted once again by the Limehouse Family.
Colleton Civic Center’s Executive Director Jean Harrigal, said, “We are so … Read the rest

Celebrating veterans

Posted by | November 16, 2018 5:00 am

Annual Veterans’ Day Parade held downtown Sunday.


The Colleton County annual Veterans’ Day Parade was held Sunday Nov. 11 in downtown Walterboro. Sponsored by the Colleton County Veterans Council, this year’s parade not only honored our … Read the rest

Soldier to be remembered

Posted by | November 16, 2018 5:00 am

Private William Marsh of the Confederate Army will be held Sunday Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. with the dedication of a marker on his grave at Bethel U.M.C. Cemetery near Bells Crossroads.
Marsh died in 1862 and was buried in … Read the rest

Job fair and resource expo held

Posted by | November 16, 2018 5:00 am

A Veterans Day Job Fair and Resource Expo was held Thursday Nov. 8 at the National Guard Armory. VA services, flu shots, employment and training opportunities, Veterans Victory House information, S.C. legal services, etc. were available for all veterans. Employers … Read the rest

Students attend national FFA convention

Posted by | November 16, 2018 5:00 am

Twelve Colleton FFA (Future Farmers of America) students from the Thunderbolt Career and Technology Center attended the 91st National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind.
The students visited with colleges, technical schools and companies from across the United States. The students … Read the rest

Wreck victim stuck by car

Posted by | November 15, 2018 5:00 pm

A man was struck by a car while trying to flag down help after he wrecked in the 4300 block of Jefferies Highway at Winchester Road on Nov. 10 about 11:43 p.m.

The man was driving east on Winchester Road … Read the rest

Crime Briefs

Posted by | November 15, 2018 5:00 pm

Women charged following dispute
After trips to the Colleton Medical Center’s Emergency Department for treatment, two city women were arrested in connection with an argument at a Hampton Street business on Nov. 10 at 6:48 p.m.
Members of the Walterboro … Read the rest

Why do judges wear black robes?

Posted by | November 15, 2018 5:00 pm

Why do judges wear black robes? When was the Colleton County Courthouse built? What happens in a jury trial?
These are some of the questions Judge Perry Buckner answered for students from Colleton Preparatory Academy on Thursday during “Judicial Branch … Read the rest

Tuskegee Airmen banquet set

Posted by | November 15, 2018 5:00 am

The Hiram E. Mann Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen Inc. will celebrate its 20th anniversary on Saturday Nov. 17 with a gala to celebrate student scholarship recipients interested in aviation and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) career fields.
The … Read the rest

Ware inks NLI for tennis

Posted by | November 14, 2018 6:09 pm

“Tennis is truly the sport I’ve loved my entire life.” – Meredith Ware


Colleton Prep senior, Meredith Ware, inked her National Letter of Intent today to continue her tennis career at Newberry College located in Newberry, South Carolina. The … Read the rest

Catching-up on Indian Fever

Posted by | November 14, 2018 5:00 pm


USC-Salk basketball kicked off the 2018-19 season, participating in a season opening tournament held Nov. 2-3 at Raider Arena located in Niceville, Fla.
The Indians posted a 20-10 overall record and 9-4 finish in Region X … Read the rest

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