About People

Posted by | July 20, 2019 5:00 am

Wiggins named
to dean’s list
Allyn Wiggins of Walterboro has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Furman University in Greenville.
She is the daughter of Daniel and Deana Wiggins.
The list required a 3.4 grade … Read the rest




Three chosen for Boys State

Posted by | July 19, 2019 5:00 pm

Nick Armentrout, William Finigan and Hans Gabriel were chosen to attend this year’s American Legion’s Palmetto Boy State.
All three young men went to the week long program at Anderson University from June 9-15.
Nick Armentrout is the son of … Read the rest


Improving self esteem

Posted by | July 19, 2019 5:00 pm

Shiela Keaise, children’s librarian at the Colleton County Memorial Library, visited the BZS Community Center in Ruffin on Saturday to give area youngsters a booster class on self-esteem.

Each of those attending got a complimentary book “Hannah and Dexter: The … Read the rest



CAP moves meetings to airport

Posted by | July 19, 2019 5:00 pm

Members of the ACE Basin Composite Squadron and guests officially moved the squadron’s weekly Tuesday meetings to then new Fixed Base Operation (FBO) for Lowcountry Aviation on the campus of the historic Walterboro Army Airfield — now known as the … Read the rest


Buckner announces bid for U.S. Senate

Posted by | July 19, 2019 5:00 am

Walterboro native and attorney Dwayne Trevino “Duke” Buckner has announced his intent to run as a candidate to seek the Republican party’s nomination for the United States Senate for South Carolina.
Speaking at a 30-year Walterboro High School fraternity class … Read the rest






Strong winds ignite fire

Posted by | July 18, 2019 5:00 pm

A fast moving woods fire drew the attention of Colleton County Fire-Rescue and fire crews from the South Carolina Forestry Commission for several hours on July 13.
Firefighters were called to the 400 block of Nunuville Road at 2:37 p.m. … Read the rest


Court Reports

Posted by | July 18, 2019 5:00 pm

Shepard Dee Meyer, 44, of Eutawville pled to being a habitual traffic offender when he appeared in Colleton County General Court session on July 15.
After hearing the plea, visiting Circuit Court Judge Deadra L. Jefferson gave Meyer a suspended … Read the rest


Crime Reports

Posted by | July 18, 2019 5:00 pm

Home invasion call
results in arrest
A Walterboro man was taken into custody by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office in the early morning hours of July 15 after he was caught coming out of a residence.
Deputies were responding to … Read the rest






Moon landing celebration Saturday

Posted by | July 18, 2019 5:00 am

America stayed up late the evening of July 20, 1969.
They weren’t gathered around the television watching CBS’s Mission Impossible. That highly regarded show and the series on all three networks were off the air.
America was watching a real-life … Read the rest


Man faces internet *** charges

Posted by | July 18, 2019 5:00 am

A Walterboro man faces seven criminal charges in connection with his alleged possession of child pornography.
Paul Antione Johnson, 31, of Walterboro, was arrested the morning of July 11 at his Keegan Drive home on charges filed by an investigator … Read the rest


Man charged in kidnapping

Posted by | July 18, 2019 5:00 am

A Cottageville man saw the number of charges he faces increase as investigators with the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office continued their investigation into the allegation that the man had kept his girlfriend hostage over the weekend.
On July 15 shortly … Read the rest


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