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Cook Design gets award

Cook Design Studio Inc. has been awarded second place in the Annual Working Drawing competition at the NCSC Design Conference and Trade Show in Myrtle Beach. The competition recognizes entrants …

Morgan Thomas joins Farm Bureau

South Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company (SCFBMIC) recently contracted with Morgan Thomas to serve as an agent in the Walterboro office at 1206 N. Jefferies Blvd. Thomas graduated from …

Civil Air Patrol cadets keeping on with business

Cadet members of the Ace Basin Composite Squadron are continuing to live up to the Civil Air Patrol Cadet Oath which they memorize and agree to at membership. The oath affirms that “[I will] …

New salon open on Robertson

Fringe Style Company has opened at 219 Robertson Blvd. The full-service salon offers stylists who specialize in a range of services from head to toe, said owners Christy Price and Katherine Judy. …

Blood drive collects 57 pints

A blood drive was held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church on March 9, collecting 57 pints of blood. The event brought 65 donors to help the community by giving blood including: Robin Moore, Kevin …

Video chat with Pruitt residents

For many people, living in a skilled nursing facility includes a regular schedule of activities and visitors. Since new visitation rules have been put in place in response to the threat posed by the …
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Restaurants open for take-out meals

For those who despise cooking and live off the service of others, the Covid-19 mandates are frustrating to say the least. Many families eat out these days to save time, if they run out of …

Smoak-Hudson still open

How much toilet paper is enough?

As history is being written, there will likely be many images we’ll look back upon from the Coronavirus Pandemic of 2020 — one being the photographs of empty retail shelves where packages …

School superintendent updates county council

The Colleton County School board met Tuesday evening March 17 to receive updated reports on the district’s preparation for Corvid-19.Interim Superintendent John Tindal opened the meeting by …

COVID-19: WEEK 2 COVID-19: Week 2

Colleton County only has one confirmed case of COVID-19 as of Wednesday March 25. S.C. has 342 confirmed cases. Seven deaths. New York has the most cases: 26,376. West Virginia the least: 20. …

Help for seniors

Seniors are getting a little help these days from local stores.Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of local Bi-Lo stores, has announced immediate actions to better assist the community during …
Obituaries
Flora L Levine
Flora L Levine Simplicity Lowcountry Cremation and Burial Services Flora L Levine, 79, of Walterboro, passed away Wednesday …
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James "Jay" Lovett Jr
James Dwayne Lovett Jr Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory Mr. James Dwayne Lovett, Jr., known by all as …
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John Coleman
John Coleman Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory Mr. John Leslie Coleman, 64, of Charleston, entered into rest Tuesday, …
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Pamela Joyce Kinard Garnsey
Pamela Joyce Kinard Garnsey Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home Pamela Joyce Kinard Garnsey passed away Monday evening March 23, 2020 at …
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William H. “Bill” Cone III
William H. “Bill” Cone III Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home Mr. William H. “Bill” Cone III passed away …
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Crime

Fire destroys buildings on Honey Lane

A storage building was destroyed and a camper used as a residence was damaged in an early morning fire in the 400 block of Honey Lane on Tuesday March 24. 9-1-1 was alerted to the fire at 3:09 a.m. …

Crime Reports

Two arrested for stealing dieselDeputies responded to the I-95 southbound rest area on March 24 after a person reported someone was stealing fuel from semi-trucks.A witness pointed out the two men …

School bus and car collide

Emergency vehicles responded to a school bus accident in front of Zaxby’s at the corner of Bells Highway and Upchurch Lane at 7:50 am on Thursday March 12. A blue 2013 Ford SUV ran a red light …

Bent Gate residence destroyed in fire

A Bent Gate Lane residence was destroyed in an early morning fire Wednesday March 11. At 1:10 a.m., 9-1-1 was notified of the fire in a residence. The first unit arrived to find the singlewide …
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Sports

Lady Hawk Soccer earns win over Patrick Henry

Although the Colleton Prep Varsity Lady Hawk Soccer team’s season came to a screeching halt due to cancellation of school and sporting events due to COVID-19, they opened their season going 1-1 …

Indians trip to NJCAA Division I Championship canceled due to COVID-9

The Salkehatchie Indians were dealt a heartbreaking blow last Monday afternoon when the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) announced the cancellation of the 73rd Division I …

Wet fields hampering speed for Lady Cougars

The Colleton County Varsity Lady Cougar Soccer team finished the opening week of regular competition with wins over Whale Branch High School (11-1) and Edisto High School (8-0), along with a loss to …
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JV Cougars put up a fight against Patriots

The Colleton County Junior Varsity Cougars faced AAAAA Fort Dorchester back-to-back last week in non-conference games. The JV Cougars fell in both matches (9-6, 2-1). Against Fort Dorchester on …

Bootle’s walk-off lifts CPA over Hanahan

The Colleton Prep Lady Hawks went 2-1 last week in the toughest test of the season, earning wins over Laurence Manning (10-1) and Hanahan High School (4-3) and suffering a 10-0 loss to SCHSL AAAAA …

Cougars drop three in opening week

The Colleton County Cougar Baseball team opened its regular season last week, dropping all three back-to-back contests. The Cougars fell to Fort Dorchester High School twice (8-1, 22-1) and to …

JV Lady Cougars fall to Wade Hampton

The Colleton County Lady Cougar JV Soccer team fell 4-1 against Wade Hampton on Wednesday March 11 on the road. Due to weather conditions, the JV team has had several games canceled in the preseason …

War Hawk Golf finishes third in region match

The Colleton Prep Golf team finished in first place (203) in a three-team match that included Colleton County High School (220) and Goose Creek (237) held Monday March 9 at Dogwood Hills Golf Course …
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Is Jesus God: Part 3 Is Jesus God: Part 3 | Faith

For the past couple of weeks, we have been in a series looking at the question: Is Jesus God? In the last two segments, we addressed the Old and New Testament accounts of Jesus. This week, we’ll …

As this Coronavirus pandemic continues to rage across our globe, we have been warned by many experts in many ways what mandatory precautions should be taken. Many of us are trying to the very best of …
Luke 12:22-32“And he said unto his disciples, Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat; neither for the body, what ye shall put on.“The life is more than …
The vision of this column was the hope that I could address the current questions facing Christianity and the Christian’s life. We are currently in a series on who Jesus is and what His identity …
Although a pandemic, the Coronavirus, is among us, that doesn’t mean the world is coming to an end. What it does mean is that we have to pray, support each other and trust God for the outcome. …