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FSA encourages farmers to vote in county committee elections

The 2020 Farm Service Agency County Committee Elections began on November 2 when ballots were mailed to eligible voters. The deadline to return ballots to local FSA offices or to be postmarked is …

Entertainers as well as teachers

(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 …

Meet two of Colleton’s school resource officers

Meet Cpl. Chad Cummings and Deputy Phillip Cole, Colleton County school resource officers. Chad CummingsThe beginning: I got interested in law enforcement when I was young. My dad was a deputy …

Four have donated gallons of blood

The November 9 blood drive at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church brought in 54 donors with 55 pints of blood collected.Four donors completed donations of gallons of blood: Celeste Stone, 14 gallons; Vicki …

The Polar Express is coming

The Polar Express will be making a stop at the Colleton County Arts Council on Saturday Dec. 5 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., and again from 1-3 p.m.For several years, CCAC has made this a free event to kids …

Hiott’s in LEGO

By ANDREW HEAPEContributor Hiott’s, a small corner pharmacy, has stood for more than 80 years at the end of East Washington Street in downtown Walterboro.The building was designed and …
Local News

Yay for Thanksgiving!

Yay for Thanksgiving! I’m giving fervent thanks for stuffing and cranberry sauce, which I gobble until I have to unbutton my pants. Truth is, feeling thankful and finding gratitude can be a …

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 …

Thanksgiving at Stephens Crossroads

The sixth annual free Thanksgiving dinner will be Thanksgiving Day (Thursday Nov. 26) from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at S&G Grocery at Stephens Crossroads.This year’s dinner will be take-out …

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 …
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

Man dies in crash on Hwy. 21

A 34-year-old man died from injuries he received in a single-car wreck in the 8600 block of Lowcountry Highway (U.S. Hwy. 21) at the intersection of Shiloh Loop Thursday evening Nov. 19. At 9:33 …

Woman hurt in Hwy. 61 wreck

An adult woman suffered multiple traumatic injuries in a two-vehicle wreck on Augusta Highway (S.C. Hwy. 61) at the intersection of Drain Road Tuesday evening Nov. 17 at 6:29 p.m. Both vehicles were …

Rescue has to search for White Hall wreck

Fire-Rescue responded to a report of a single-car wreck at the intersection of Ritter and White Hall roads on Saturday evening Nov. 21 at 8:52 p.m., but responding units were unable to locate an …

Moped driver injured in crash

An adult male received critical injuries after he crashed a moped in the ditch in the 3500 block of Charleston Highway (S.C. Hwy. 64) Tuesday evening November 17 at 6:16 p.m. A passerby noticed the …
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Have an attitude of gratitude Have an attitude of gratitude Have an attitude of gratitude

Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. (I Thessalonians 5:18 ESV) According to Google’s online dictionary, “gratitude” is the …

“In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” For another day, for the privilege to live in a free country, for friends and family, for the …
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. …
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