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Vaccination clinics continue in Colleton
By HEATHER WALTERS    Any Colleton County resident over the age of 16 and who wants to receive the COVID-19 vaccine …
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Learning about herd immunity and COVID-19
By HEATHER WALTERS      As more people become vaccinated against the COVID-19 respiratory virus, state health …
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Restrictions lifted: all residents over the age of 16 can now receive COVID-19 vaccine
By HEATHER WALTERS    All South Carolina residents over the age of 16 can now receive the COVID-19 …
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NEWS

“In His Name” goes mobile with Easter event

By Vicki Brown    The “In His Name-Colleton” charity went mobile on April 3rd when it held an Easter event at a mobile home park, located near Wal-Mart in …

ON DISPLAY.

Dozens of antique and vintage cars were on display during the recent Third annual Knights of Columbus Car and Truck show sponsored in part by NAPA. Best in show was Jim Hyneman for his 63 Ford …

FFA Plant Sale

By VICKI BROWN vbrown@lowcountry.com   The Colleton Future Farmers of America (FFA)held its annual Plant sale on Saturday, April 10, at the Cougar New Tech facilities on Thunderbolt …

KEEP WALTERBORO BEAUTIFUL.

The Walterboro Running Club along with Keep Walterboro Beautiful kicked off the Keep America Beautiful and the Great American Cleanup on Wednesday 7 April. They were …

Wedding Announcement

Zackery-Stevens Wedding Engagement Announced Denita La’Shawn Zackery of Yemassee and Kalip Nathan Stevens of Walterboro, along with her mothers, Alice Washington Zackery and Lavern Capers; and …

Herd It Here Farm to open

By VICKI BROWN vbrown@lowcountry.com   Herd It Here Farm will hold its grand opening on April 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Located at 541 Sullivans Ferry Road in …
Local News

It’s all about the flag: City business and city codes in conflict

By VICKI BROWN vbrown@lowcountry.com   Annette Bradley, part owner of Consignment Envy, has a bright red pennant in front of her business. On April 8, a City of Walterboro code …

Phillips named to Wofford Dean List

By Dudley Brown Contributor    Meredith Nicole Phillips has been named to Wofford College’s Fall 2020 Dean’s List. Phillips is from Walterboro. To be named to the …

Around the Countryside: Putting Sweet Potatoes in the Home Garden

By Marion Barnes, Senior County Extension Agent Contributor    The South Carolina Lowcountry is a great place to grow sweet potatoes (Ipomea batatas) in the home garden due to our …

Two Colleton youth named Good Citizens

By VICKI BROWN vbrown@lowcountry.com   The local chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution chose two local students to receive Good Citizen awards and …

USC to hold in-person graduation

By Stephanie Gruber Contributor    Officials with the University of South Carolina Salkehatchie campuses are pleased to announce it will host in-person spring commencement …

Is it time to buy or sell a house?

By VICKI BROWN vbrown@lowcountry.com   With the COVID-19 pandemic still ongoing and impacting our economy, it now a good time to buy a house or sell a house?  According to …
Sports

Cougar Softball goes 2-3 in Palmetto Invitational

By CINDY CROSBY Cindyc4@yahoo.com   The Colleton County Lady Cougar Softball participated in the Palmetto Invitational 2021 held Friday and Saturday April 9-10 at Wescott Park in North …

Indians eliminated in OT during semifinals of Atlantic District Championship

By CINDY CROSBY Cindyc4@yahoo.com   The Salkehatchie Indian basketball team was eliminated from post-season play following an overtime loss (108-99) to Caldwell Tech in the semifinals …

Cougar Baseball earns region win

By CINDY CROSBY Cindyc4@yahoo.com   The Colleton County Cougar Varsity baseball team earned their first Region VII-AAAA win of the season in an on-the-road game against Bluffton High …
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Lady Hawk Softball claims Region IV-AA title on Senior Night

By CINDY CROSBY Cindyc4@yahoo.com   The Colleton Prep varsity softball team sealed the SCISA Region IV-AA Championship with a 12-0 win over Thomas Heyward Academy on Senior Night, held …

Lady Indians head into conference tourney ranked No. 9 in nation and No. 1 in Region 10

By CINDY CROSBY Cindyc4@yahoo.com   The Lady Indians begin their post-season quest this Thursday, April 8 for the NJCAA Division II Region 10 Championship as the No. 1 …

Indians win over Denmark Tech

By CINDY CROSBY Cindyc4@yahoo.com   The Salkehatchie Indians earned a win over Denmark Tech (82-67) in the final game of the regular season to finish 7-9 overall and 4-6 in Region …

Hooker records 13 K’s in win over THA

By CINDY CROSBY Cindyc4@yahoo.com   The Colleton Prep War Hawk Baseball team improved to 9-6 overall and 7-1 in SCISA Region IV-AA following wins over Beaufort Academy (14-3) and Thomas …

Weathers strikes out 16 in win over James Island

By CINDY CROSBY Cindyc4@yahoo.com   The Lady Cougars defeated Hilton Head High School 16-1 on Monday, March 22 in an on-the-road game. Weather earned the win in four innings of work, …
Obituaries
Pamela Mae Prescott
Pamela Mae Prescott Brice Herndon Funeral Chapels and Crematory Ms. Pamela Mae Prescott, 68, of Walterboro, died Thursday, April …
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Rita Goethe Montjoy
Rita Goethe Montjoy Brice Herndon Funeral Chapels and Crematory Ms. Rita Goethe Montjoy, 69, of Walterboro, wife of the late …
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Derick Christopher Steele
Derick Christopher Steele Brice Herndon Funeral Chapels and Crematory Mr. Derick Christopher Steele, 50, of Lexington, entered …
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Cynthia Bagnal Welch
Cynthia Bagnal Welch Brice Herndon Funeral Chapels and Crematory Ms. Cynthia Bagnal Welch, 66, of Walterboro, entered into …
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Mary Agnes Brabham Moody
Mary Agnes Brabham Moody Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home Mrs. Mary Agnes Brabham Moody, “Mimi,” age 89, entered eternal …
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Crime

 Recognizing women in law enforcement

 By HEATHER WALTERS    The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office is recognizing four of its female deputies as part of the recent and national women’s recognition …

CRIME REPORTS - 4/15/2021

Man bashed in head, robbed as he puts air in his tires  By HEATHER WALTERS    A 34-year-old Walterboro man was struck in the back of his head and robbed as he attempted to put …

Saturday crash severely injures Walterboro man

By HEATHER WALTERS    A Saturday afternoon, single-car crash on Robertson Boulevard in Walterboro has left a man severely injured.  The crash occurred on the 1700-block of …

Convicted Colleton compound leader has died

By HEATHER WALTERS    Ralph G. Stair, commonly known as Brother Stair, died on April 4.  Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey confirms that Stair, 87, died at his Overcomer …
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After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And …

A re you reading the Bible through with me? Grab your pen and journal, and get ready to write your thoughts as you journey through the Bible with me. Read Genesis 19-21. In Gen. 19:16, after …
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Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever (Hebrews 13:8 ESV).   H opefully, all of you enjoyed a beautiful weekend and Resurrection Sunday, celebrating the gift of our …
By Dr. Zane Brown   A re you reading the Bible through with me? Grab your pen and journal, and get ready to write your thoughts as you journey through the Bible with me. Read Genesis …
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