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On duty Colleton First responders had a more joyous Thanksgiving thanks to two Orangeburg County men. The emergency responders were on duty Thanksgiving Day and away from their families. Josh Mitchum … more
Get to know #yourColletonfirefighter Logan Gilreath on #firefighterfriday. Firefighter Gilreath serves as a volunteer assigned to the Station 9 Platoon. Logan joined the Explorer program in 2019. … more
A northbound passenger car left the roadway and struck the ditch bank, then flipped over several times on SC Hwy 61 Thursday morning November 23. An adult female passenger was seriously injured … more

The Fire-Rescue Explorers celebrated their 16th year and enjoyed a dinner at their bi-monthly meeting on November 14th. The adult leaders prepared the meal. After eating the explorers faced off … more
School Resource Officers (SRO) play a very important part in students’ lives whether they know it or not. They stand in the gap between what can be harmful to students from outside and within. A … more
David and Loretta Hiers have been sentenced to federal prison for conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud. David Hiers will serve three years in prison and Loretta Hiers will serve two years. The … more
Colleton County Fire-Rescue responded to a structure fire on Lotus Ct. near Cottageville. 9-1-1 was call after a neighbor heard an explosion and could see flames through the woods. Upon arrival to … more

Get to know #yourColletonFirefighter Ashley Ackerman on #firefighterfriday. Firefighter/EMT Ashley Ackerman joined Colleton County Fire-Rescue in 2006, and is assigned to the Station 7 Platoon on … more
A Cottageville home was destroyed in a mid-day fire on Mistletoe Lane Friday, November 9. There were reports of explosions from the residence. Cottageville Police Officers arrived at the scene first … more
Special for The Press and Standard Saturday evening November 11, a west bound pickup truck traveling on McLeod Rd near Pleasant Grove Rd, left the roadway and struck several trees. The … more
UPDATE: The vehicle has been recovered. We are still working to identify the two suspects. We are still asking if anyone recognizes the individuals in the photos and can help identify them. If … more

Thank you to all who came out to help us #crushthecrisis with Colleton Medical Center this morning. For more information visit @WalterboroPD. more
Get to know #yourColletonFirefighter Frank Ptacin on #firefighterfriday. Firefighter Flight Paramedic (FP-C) Ptacin joined Colleton County Fire-Rescue in 2015 and is currently assigned to CARE Flight … more
Dr. Yasmina Vallejos taught PCAM 299: Spanish for First Responders during our Fall I term. The class offered local first responders an opportunity to speak and understand basic Spanish words and … more
The Walterboro Police Department enjoyed getting to go out to Colleton County High School Today to participate in Red Ribbon Week. We were able to speak with students about the risks and … more

Two teenagers were injured in a four-wheeler accident on Adams Road north of Cottageville Saturday afternoon October 21. A 16-year-old was driving with a 14-year-old on the back, when the large … more
Colleton County Fire-Rescue units responded to a report of an unconscious person who was not breathing at an address on Koth Street Friday evening 27 October. Medic 19 and Battalion 1 arrived in the … more
An adult male was severely injured in a fall Monday evening October 16. Colleton County 911 was notified of the incident which occurred in Bamberg County. The worker was on a crew assembling a metal … more
Today, Station 7 received a 2023 Kenworth Truck Co. T880 E-ONE Fire Trucks (Official Site) pumper. E7 is the first of the five pumpers that were delivered earlier this month to be placed in service. … more

Fire-rescue responded to a structure fire in a 20x20 workshop on of Symly Road north of Ruffin Saturday October 21. The occupants were cooking when grease started the fire. The occupents notified … more
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