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A construction crew performing work at the Lowcountry Regional Airport dug up an unexploded bomb believed to be an 81mm mortar Thursday afternoon May 21. Colleton County Sheriff’s deputies and … more
A Chubb Lane home suffered heavy fire damage Thursday January 16 at 3:39 p.m. The first fire truck arrived three minutes after the dispatch to find heavy smoke conditions and flames coming from … more
Colleton Fire-Rescue was busy in 2019. Last year responders went out on 9,146 calls. But none of those, thankfully, involved a death in a fire, said Chief Barry McRoy. Three residents were injured … more

A Mack log truck and a Kenworth flatbed tractor-trailer collided on Sunrise Road (S.C. Hwy. 217) in a fiery wreck near Yamacraw Drive on Tuesday Jan. 7 at 7:08 a.m. The southbound Kenworth crossed … more
A Jefferies Highway resident was awakened by smoke filling the residence at about 12:26 p.m. on Dec. 26. He found an adjacent bedroom on fire and was able to closed the door to the room, which helped … more
A fire believed to have been started by a space heater sent one man to the hospital and displaced his family members. Firefighters were called to the home at 25 Twin Oaks Lane on Dec. 18 at 11:15 … more
A lengthy investigation by Colleton County detectives into what they called the “pillowcase burglaries” has led to the arrest of four men on multiple charges. Detectives obtained a total … more

Both the Colleton County School District and Colleton County Sheriff’s Office are continuing their investigations into a fight in the cafeteria of Colleton County Middle School the morning of … more
On Thursday Dec. 12, Clean Management at 915 Industrial Rd. was heavily damaged by a fire that sent two firefighters to the hospital after exposure to an unknown chemical. A passerby called 9-1-1 … more
For the foreseeable future, Colleton County’s top law enforcement is a lieutenant with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division.When South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster issued his Nov. 22 … more
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