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By Heather Ruppe A house along the Edisto River was burned to the ground in a Sept. 16th fire. The fire occurred in the early afternoon hours of Friday, Sept. 16th, at a residence located … more
Four people were injured and taken to Colleton Medical Center on Sept. 20th when a semi-truck collided with an SUV on Interstate 95. The occupants of the SUV were able to crawl from the sunroof of … more
Student makes threats on Snap Chat By Heather Ruppe Law enforcement officers were called to Colleton County High School on Sept. 21st to a report of a student making harmful threats. … more

By Heather Ruppe Large amounts of illegal drugs and guns have been removed from the streets of Colleton County, thanks to a continued proactive policing effort. The Colleton County Sheriff’s … more
A woods fire along Burlington Road destroyed a one-story house and a two-car garage. The home and the garage were a total loss, and the family was out of town when it occurred. more
A singlewide mobile home was destroyed in a midday fire last week on Smoak Road, at the intersection of Our Dream Lane. The fire occurred on Tuesday, Sept. 13th. “Crews had the bulk of the fire … more
Drugs, gun found in car at local park By Heather Ruppe Illegal drugs and a gun were found inside a car that was parked at a local park last week. According to an incident report filed with … more

Green Pond woman victim of a drive-by shooting By Heather Ruppe A Green Pond house was sprayed with bullets last week during a drive-by shooting. On Sept. 7th, law enforcement officers … more
By Heather Ruppe Several Colleton County residents were seriously injured last week when their cars collided along Charleston Highway, outside of Walterboro. The two vehicles crashed on the … more
Colleton deputy threatened during school fight By Heather Ruppe A local deputy’s life was threatened by a Colleton County student during a recent brawl. According to an incident report … more
By Heather Ruppe A Colleton County man has been sent to a local trauma center for critical injuries that he received in a horrific weekend car crash. The unidentified man was driving a pickup … more

By Heather Ruppe Colleton County was the scene of another dramatic chapter in the internationally-publicized courtroom case involving accused murderer and disgraced attorney Alex Murdaugh. On … more
A Main Street shooting suspect is charged By Heather Ruppe One person wanted in the August 13th shooting and stabbing that injured a Colleton County child has turned himself into authorities. … more
By Heather Ruppe Disgraced Hampton County attorney and accused murderer, Alex Murdaugh, is now facing more criminal charges. The S.C. Grand Jury has indicted Murdaugh on nine new criminal … more
By Heather Ruppe Thieves stealing the catalytic converters from cars in Colleton County has been an ongoing problem for more than a year. However, local authorities say this type of crime slowly … more

By Heather Ruppe Local authorities are now asking for the public’s help in finding the person or persons responsible for shooting to death a Lowcountry woman. On July 1st, at about 8 a.m., … more
By Heather Ruppe The man accused of murder at the Sure Shots pool hall near Walterboro is still behind bars. Shannon Kinnard, 39, of Walterboro, has not received bond and remains in custody at … more
Local man dies from electrocution while working By Heather Ruppe The death of a Walterboro man is under investigation by Charleston County officials after he was allegedly electrocuted while working. … more
By Heather Ruppe A baby who was properly strapped into a car seat survived a head-on collision in rural Colleton County that included one car going airborne and flipping several times. Local … more

Erratic driver stopped on local highway By Heather Ruppe An officer coming into Colleton County on Cottageville Highway found himself caught behind a reckless driver. According to a Colleton County … more
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