NEWS

Cottageville Elementary earns national recognition

Cottageville Elementary School in Colleton County School District is among the 517 schools nationwide to earn a spot on the Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s 2020 list of America’s Healthiest …

USC Salkehatchie’s Rural Nursing Initiative broadens program

åUSC Salkehatchie’s bachelor of science in nursing in Walterboro will now partner with the USC Beaufort campus instead of USC Columbia to deliver high quality nursing education. Since 2006, the …

About 50 attend Walk & Wag Saturday

Organizers of the seventh annual Walk & Wag had a beautiful day Saturday to walk their 50 pets and raised $7,000 in the process. According to Friends of Colleton County Animal Shelter (FoCCAS) …

Man hurt in Green Pond wreck

An adult male was transported to Colleton Medical Center with multiple traumatic injuries following a two-car wreck in the 400 block of Ivenia Brown Drive in Green Pond on Saturday night at about …

Fire destroys unoccupied structure

Fire-Rescue units responded a structure fire in a vacant mobile home in the 300 block of Country Lane on Sunday afternoon Sept. 20 at 5:47 p.m. A crew arrived to find the singlewide mobile home …

County Library extending hours, slightly

Beginning Monday, Sept 28, the Colleton County Memorial Library will be expanding their operating hours a little more. This is part of the phasing back to their normal library hours. • At the …
Local News

County crews work together for a common cause

In a time when there seems to be so much negativity, it is like a breath of fresh air to see people working together for a common cause. Sunday afternoon Sept. 13, a number of Colleton County …

Cornnhole Tourney

Photo by Kent Mahoney CORNHOLE. Above, competitors toss their bean bags during the Bagg’n & Braggin’ Cornhole Tournament Saturday, sponsored by the Colleton County Arts Council.. At left, the …

Edisto Seafood cops chamber award

Edisto Seafood, located on Edisto Island, was honored on Sept. 14 by the Edisto Chamber of Commerce. Chelsea Ward, director of the chamber, and Madelyn Harrell, chamber member, virtually presented …

Six injured, two die in head-on crash on I-95

A N.C. man was killed and seven people seriously injured in a two-car collision on I-95 shortly after 4:45 p.m. Sunday. According to reports, the first vehicle, a Toyota Takoma pickup truck, was …

Last chance for census count

Colleton County will be hosting SC Counts: A Day of Action from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26, at Colleton County High School, 150 Cougar Nation Dr. This community event will give people …

Empty Bowls canceled

The Lowcountry Empty Bowls group has canceled the 2020 program soup lunch/supper. “The coronavirus has made big changes in the lives of all of us. The CDC and others are still cautioning …
Sports

Hawk Volleyball back in action

By CINDY CROSBY Cindyc4@yahoo.com The Colleton Prep Lady Hawk Volleyball team was back in action last week after a two-week hiatus. Against Hilton Head Christian on Monday Sept. 14, they …

Carolina Reds go undefeated

By CINDY CROSBY Cindyc4@yahoo.com Local travel team the Carolina Reds went 4-0 to capture the championship in the USSSA Back-to-School Madness Tournament held Aug. 29-30 at the ACE Basin Sports …

War Hawks defeated 37-0 in PRTC Bowl

By CINDY CROSBY Cindyc4@yahoo.com The Colleton Prep War Hawk varsity football team was defeated 37-0 by region foe Dorchester Academy in last Friday’s PRTC Bowl in St. George. Colleton Prep …
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Lady Hawk Tennis splits on the week

By CINDY CROSBY Cindyc4@yahoo.com The Colleton Prep Lady Hawk Tennis team split match last week earning a 6-1 win over Bamberg Ehrhardt and falling 6-3 against Pinewood Prep. Currently, the …

War Hawks fall to Beaufort Academy

By CINDY CROSBY Cindyc4@yahoo.com The Colleton Prep War Hawks fell to non-conference opponent Beaufort Academy 28-12 Friday evening in Walterboro. The War Hawks trailed 7-6 at the half. …

Lady Cougars drop opener

By CINDY CROSBY Cindyc4@yahoo.com The Colleton County Lady Cougar volleyball team dropped their season opener against Hilton Head High School in straight sets 25-8, 25-14 and 25-12 Thursday …

Lady Hawk tennis falls to Hilton Head

By CINDY CROSBY Cindyc4@yahoo.com The Colleton Prep Tennis team fell 7-2 to Hilton Head Prep Tuesday, Sept. 8 at home. A match scheduled to be played Thursday, Sept. 10 versus Hilton Head …

Cougar Football Playmakers for 2020

Ian Shark Class of 2021 Personal Goal: My personal goal is for our team to make it to the SCHSL AAAA State Championship. Role Model: My role model is my dad because he teaches and tells me …
Obituaries
Carletha Stephens
Carletha Stephens Allen Funeral Home Miss Carletha Stephens, 68, of Cleveland St., in Walterboro, SC, sister of Vonda and Gary …
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Rowena Anne Bunton Fripp
Rowena Anne Bunton Fripp Forastiere Family Funeral & Cremation Rowena Anne Bunton Fripp, Somers, CT- Age 82, went to be with …
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Linda Bridgers Roberts
Linda Bridgers Roberts Brice Herndon Funeral Chapels and Crematory Mrs. Linda Bridgers Roberts, 79, of Walterboro, entered into …
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James Russell Kinsey, Jr
James Russell Kinsey, Jr Brice Herndon Funeral Chapels and Crematory Mrs. James Russell Kinsey, Jr., known by all as …
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Betty Linder Johnson
Betty Linder Johnson Brice Herndon Funeral Chapels and Crematory Mrs. Betty Linder Johnson, 77, of Walterboro, entered into rest …
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Crime

Crime Reports

Stolen car reported On Sept. 14 Walterboro Police received a report of a stolen car taken on Sept. 1 from a business in the 7500 block of Sniders Highway. According to police, the …

Narcotics seized in search

Colleton County investigators seized a large quantity of narcotics during the execution of a search warrant. On Friday Sept. 4, investigators arrested three people in connection to the warrant in …

Crime Reports

Discharging a firearm A Colleton County Sheriff’s deputy responded to the 2700 block of Hughes Drive in response to a man with a firearm. The complainant said that earlier that same day, …

Three arrested in drug bust

Colleton County Investigators seized large quantities of narcotics during the execution of a search warrant. It has always been the Colleton County Sheriff’s office top priority on keeping our …
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God will do what He said He’ll do

God is not man, that he should lie, or a son of man, that he should change his mind. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not fulfill it? (Numbers 23:19 ESV) Have you …

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the …
Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. (Ephesians 4:2 NIV) As school will begin this week for Colleton County, among other districts, the Lord led me to …
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the …
This week I want to share with you all a line from Timothy S. Lane and Paul David Tripp’s book on sanctification, How People Change. They write this: “If all we needed was information about how …