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By HEATHER RUPPE Two Green Pond residents were critically injured and flown to Charleston-area trauma centers following a Monday afternoon car crash that occurred near Spring Hill Road. The … more
By HEATHER RUPPE The homeowner of a Sloan Circle mobile home was saved from a house fire on Jan. 11th when she awoke to the smell of the smoke and then quickly ran from her house, alerting … more
School district pays for slander lawsuit By HEATHER RUPPE The Colleton County School District recently paid $67,500 to the alleged victim of a slander lawsuit. According to media reports … more

By HEATHER RUPPE A Walterboro man with a long criminal history has been sentenced to more than 20 years in federal prison after a local jury recently convicted him of multiple firearm charges. … more
Suspicious pedestrian charged with drugs, gun By HEATHER RUPPE While patrolling the area of Thunderbolt Drive, a Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputy saw a man standing in the road … more
A warm Walterboro welcome goes out to Ryan Burnett, newest Walterboro City Fireman, fresh from the United States Marine Corps. more
By HEATHER RUPPE The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office has a new mobile special operations trailer that can be used as a portable command center for disasters and rescue missions. “The … more

By HEATHER RUPPE Law enforcement officers were called to Sure Shots Bar on Sniders Highway in Walterboro on Dec. 24th to a call of a mob assaulting a man. When deputies arrived, they found the … more
A 72-year-old Walterboro woman died on Dec. 29th when her Toyota Corolla collided with a log truck in the 1100 block of Sniders Highway at about 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 29th. … more
By HEATHER RUPPE Local officers are investigating another shooting at Lincoln Apartments, with this one marking the first of 2022 but just one on a list of violent crimes that have occurred at … more
By HEATHER RUPPE The Edisto Beach Police Department and Edisto Beach town officials recently honored several of the town’s firefighters, police officers and law enforcement officers for their … more

Vehicles attempting to avoid slow-moving traffic on Interstate 95 detoured onto Lowcountry Highway (U.S. Highway 21) on Dec. 26th, creating another bumper-to-bumper traffic nightmare. During this … more
By HEATHER RUPPE An elderly Colleton County man died on Dec. 23rd when he crashed his car into a pond. The 81-year-old elderly man died from injuries he received in a single-vehicle crash … more
Bad driver tries to flee from Colleton cops By HEATHER RUPPE A 20-year-old Colleton man is charged with failure to stop for blue lights and taken to jail after he led officers on a brief car … more
By HEATHER RUPPE A Cottageville family lost their home and most of their belongings in a Sunday, Dec. 19th house fire. A neighbor of the fire victims saw smoke coming from the residence and … more

Guns, drugs seized in traffic stop By HEATHER RUPPE Several guns and approximately 21 grams of marijuana were seized from three young men during a traffic stop in Walterboro last week. A Walterboro … more
Yemassee couple robbed at gunpoint at local business By HEATHER RUPPE A couple dropping off food to a family member at a local Walterboro business was robbed at gunpoint in that business’ … more
By HEATHER RUPPE Colleton County rescue personnel are calling a Georgia man’s surviving a recent crash “miraculous,” as the truck he was driving crashed with a flatbed truck on Interstate … more
By HEATHER RUPPE Several employees from the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office are being recognized for their hard work and help in making Colleton’s communities safer. The employees were … more

By HEATHER RUPPE An airsoft BB gun was found in a student’s bookbag at a local elementary school last week, prompting law enforcement and school officials to operate at a “heightened sense of … more
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