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Giving thanks for our farmers

By MARION BARNES jbrns@clemson.edu   Thanksgiving Day is time when family, friends and communities traditionally come together to give thanks and celebrate autumn. Thanksgiving has been …

Upcoming Events

A FREE THANKSGIVING DINNER will be held at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 925 S. Jefferies Blvd., on Thanksgiving Day Nov. 26. The traditional meal will be served in Trinity Hall from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. …

Letter to the Editor

Thanks for remembering a veteranDear Editor:I was honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corp in 1971, during a time when we got very little appreciation for serving overseas and …

NJROTC participates in Veterans Day celebration

On November 11, the Colleton County NJROTC was invited to present colors for the annual Veteran’s Day Celebration at the Veterans Victory House. The celebration took place in the Truluck …

Fall Leaves: A nuisance or a resource?

By MARION BARNESjbrns@clemson.edu Each fall many homeowners across the state enjoy the vibrant colors that our trees provide as leaves change colors. But come winter, leaves begin to fall and …

Thanksgiving and Covid: What’s the best plan for dinners?

Thanksgiving, the most traveled holiday of the year in the U.S., is almost here and COVID-19 can be an unwanted guest if families don’t take precautions. If you plan to gather family around the …
Local News

Two Forest Hills teachers honored for meeting the challenge

Colleton County School District is lucky to have many teachers and staff members that have risen to the challenge of educating our students during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. In this weekly …

November is Native American Heritage Month

Colleton County is proud of the rich Native American culture that can be found in the area. From archeological artifacts discovered in the county, to the native people who live here, there is an …

November is fire safety month: do you have a plan?

November is fire safety month. More home fires occur in the months of November and December than at any other time. This is mainly due to various ways of heating the home, Christmas lights and …

Council honors Skardon

Colleton County Council members passed a resolution during the regular business meeting on Nov. 10 naming November 2 as James W. (Jimmy) Skardon Day in honor of his 100th birthday and in recognition …

Plaque dedicated to Sweat

Former Walterboro Mayor Charlie Sweat was honored for his years of service with a plaque in City Hall recently. Sweat was mayor for 2005-2009. The plaque reads:“After serving on Walterboro City …

Nova Church gives away clothes

Nova Church took clothing donations for a year, collecting all sizes and genders of clothing, as well as stuffed animals and shoes. Families took home bag after bag of the clothing, especially infant …
Sports

Salk looks promising in early scrimmages

By CINDY CROSBYcindyc4@yahoo.com USC Salkehatchie men’s basketball earned a 101-69 win over East Georgia State College in the first home scrimmage of the season held Saturday in Walterboro. …

Cougars finish season with win over Cane Bay in OT

By CINDY CROSBYcindyc4@yahoo.com The Colleton County Cougars finished the season with a 28-27 overtime win over Cane Bay High School Friday Nov. 14 on the road. The Cougars won their final three …

Jones signs to play softball

By CINDY CROSBYcindyc4@yahoo.com Colleton Prep senior Weslin Jones inked her National Letter of Intent to continue her academic and softball career at Charleston Southern University in North …
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Band of Blue hosts 43rd annual Walterboro Band Classic

The Colleton County High School Band of Blue hosted the 43rd annual Walterboro Band Classic this past Saturday Nov. 14. For the first time, the annual event was a virtual exhibition. Bands from all …

Cougar cross-country completes

By CINDY CROSBYcindyc4@yahoo.com The Colleton County High School cross-country team recently completed a shortened fall season due to restrictions and impacts from COVID-19. Results are as …

Gullotti inks to play baseball

By CINDY CROSBYcindyc4@yahoo.com Colleton Prep senior Cole Gullotti inked a baseball scholarship to attend West Virginia Wesleyan in Buckhannon, W.Va., on Wednesday Nov. 11. The Bobcats compete in …

Cougars trounce Hilton Head

By CINDY CROSBYcindyc4@yahoo.com The Colleton County varsity football team defeated Hilton Head 34-13 on Friday Nov. 6 in the final home game of the season. The Cougars improved to 3-3 overall and …

Tomedolskey qualifies for Senior PGA Championship

By CINDY CROSBYcindyc4@yahoo.com Local golfer Mark Tomedolskey has qualified to play in the 2021 Kitchenaid Senior PGA Championship scheduled to be played May 25-30, 2021 at Southern Hills Country …
Obituaries
Phillip Craig Sapp
Phillip Craig Sapp Brice Herndon Funeral Chapels and Crematory Mr. Phillip Craig Sapp, 62, of Cottageville, entered into rest …
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Evelyn Linder Crosby
Evelyn Linder Crosby Brice Herndon Funeral Chapels and Crematory Mrs. Evelyn Linder Crosby, age 92, entered into rest Wednesday …
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Jerry Dowling Bailey
Jerry Dowling Bailey Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home Jerry Dowling Bailey passed away Friday, November 20, 2020 at the Agape Hospice …
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Arbelia Howard
Arbelia Howard J. Henry Stuhr Inc. Arbelia Howard, 91, of Charleston, SC, went home to her Lord on Friday, November 13, 2020. …
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Priscilla Wydette Ackerman
Priscilla Wydette Ackerman Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home Mrs. Priscilla Wydette Ackerman, wife of Tommy J. Ackerman, died Thursday, …
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Crime

19-year-old killed on Round O Road

A 19-year-old Walterboro man died in a single-car wreck on the dirt portion of Round O Road approximately four miles east of Jacksonboro Road on Sunday morning Nov. 22. The 2007 Chevrolet Suburban …

Crime Reports 11-19-2020

Driver chargedA Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputy attempted to stop a vehicle on Can City Road Nov. 12, but the driver decided to flee.Eventually, the vehicle struck a tree in a yard, as …

Man dies after Sidneys Road crash

An adult man was critically injured in a single-car wreck in the 7500 block of Sidneys Road on Sunday afternoon Nov. 15 at 5:38 p.m. The Nissan Maxima left the roadway at a high rate of speed, …

Cottageville man dies in wreck Monday

A 62-year-old Cottageville man died from injuries received when his 2001 Yukon collided with a frontend loader in the 11700 block of Round O Road on Monday evening just after dark. The Yukon received …
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Who is winning Democrats or Republicans? | Faith

Ephesians 6:12“For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high …

If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person’s religion is worthless. (James 1:26 ESV) Have you ever been teased, insulted or bullied …
Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with \all malice. Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you. …
Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain. (I Corinthians 15:58) Nothing in this world …
John 3:7Ye MUST be born again What Salvation is NOT: Salvation is not baptismMany people are counting on the fact that when they were a baby, they were “christened” or later in …
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