Crime Reports

Posted by | July 12, 2018 5:00 pm

Reunited family
It was 3 a.m. on July 5 when a Walterboro police officer was called to the BP station at 1404 Sniders Highway about a child sleeping on the ground in the parking lot.
Officers, having some difficulty waking … Read the rest



City Council approves multiple items

Posted by | July 12, 2018 5:00 pm

Walterboro City Council considered the following items on the agenda at the July 3 meeting:
n Approved the Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee’s recommendations for funding as follows: Colleton Center’s Polo for the Point, $5,000; Colleton Center’s Grand Opening, $7,000; CCA … Read the rest




Man drowns in motel pool

Posted by | July 12, 2018 5:00 am

A Hampton man drowned at a motel pool the evening of July 7.
Colleton County Deputy Coroner Richard Carter said Rodney O. Stokes, 45, of Hampton was pronounced dead at the Emergency Department of Colleton Medical Center at 9:15 p.m.… Read the rest




Mullins named to lead Cougar basketball

Posted by | July 11, 2018 5:00 pm

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School named Matthew Mullins as the new varsity head coach for the Cougar basketball team last week. Athletic Director Leon Hammond confirmed Tuesday July 3 that Mullins will lead the boys’ basketball program … Read the rest



Angels two and out in state tourney

Posted by | July 11, 2018 5:00 pm

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Angels were eliminated after back-to-back losses in the South Carolina X-Play State Tournament held at Oscar Frazier Park in Bluffton over the weekend.
The Angels faced Lancaster Saturday morning in the opening round … Read the rest


Man shot at local business

Posted by | July 11, 2018 2:43 pm

One man was transported to Colleton Medical Center about an hour ago after he was shot at Tommie’s Auto Diesel on HIghway 15.

According to Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Tyger Benton, a customer apparently came into the business and … Read the rest





Groups help students with exam stress

Posted by | July 9, 2018 3:39 pm

The Office of Student Services, along with Coastal Empire Mental Health, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority (Smoaks Chapter), The Lowcountry Area Health Education Center (AHEC), and Woodforest Bank teamed up in May to provide Colleton County High School students with resources … Read the rest


CCHS held youth retreat in May

Posted by | July 9, 2018 3:36 pm

The Office of Student Services held its annual Youth Retreat on Friday May 18 on the theme #ItsNever2Late. The retreat was held at the Adult Education Center located at 609 Colleton Loop. Students from both Colleton County High School and … Read the rest



Do it out of love | Faith

Posted by | July 8, 2018 5:00 am

Have you ever had someone to do something for you, thinking it was done out of love, only to find out that the person felt obligated to do it? If so, wasn’t it very disappointing? Did you feel that you … Read the rest



Fun at the Cottageville Library

Posted by | July 7, 2018 5:00 am

Photos by Julie S. Hoff
Mackenzie Morehead, right, reads to Brodie, a dog available for adoption at the Colleton County Animal Shelter, during the Cottageville Library’s ‘Reading to the Dogs’ event on June 30. The event drew crowds of parents … Read the rest


Huggins elected Rotary president

Posted by | July 6, 2018 5:00 pm

Lawton Huggins has been elected president of the Walterboro Rotary Club. Other officers elected are President-elect John Dalton, Secretary George “Bucky” McCormick, and Treasurer Jeff Molinari. All will serve terms beginning July 1 and ending June 30, 2019.
Huggins previously … Read the rest







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