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WALTERBORO, S.C. (April 24, 2024) – A Walterboro man who shot his ex-girlfriend to death while out on bail for a charge of domestic violence against her has been sent to prison. A Colleton … more
In an update provided by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office, two runaway juveniles have been located safe. The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office had requested assistance in locating a … more
This month’s serve and protect is on Captain Joseph Holmes with Colleton County Fire-Rescue. Holmes grew up in the Yemassee area and started as volunteering as a junior volunteer at the Yemassee … more

What would you do, if someone you were with had a heart attack, stroke or choked on some food. Members of First Baptist Church of Walterboro asked that question and took action. Members invited … more
Sergeant Jackson Lee Riley & Hydro, the tandem that forms the Walterboro Police Department K9 Unit, recently stopped by the Press and Standard offices for a demonstration. Check out the video … more
Meeting Sgt. Riley and Hydro like we did for this interview was incredible. However, if someone is meeting them in the course of their job, then incredibly bad would be the words to use. Sergeant … more
Introducing our newest K9 partner, Annie! She’s been paired with Deputy Lindsey Cummings. Welcome to CCSO Annie! more

The term first responder conjures up images of lights, sirens, speeding law enforcement and/or emergency vehicles racing to a scene to save people from any and all harm. While this is not necessarily … more
A Catholic Hill residence received substantial damage in an early morning fire Sunday January 14. A passing motorist noticed flames coming from a home in the 100 block of Clover Hill Road and called … more
The top prosecutor of the 14th Circuit Solicitor’s Office Special Victims Unit secured three domestic-violence murder convictions against two separate Lowcountry defendants this week. In both … more
Two accidents involving four vehicles blocked the southbound lanes of I-95 at the 42-mile marker, Saturday morning December 23. Holiday traffic was heavy, with bumper to bumper traffic when the … more

This month’s Protect and Serve segment highlights Lieutenant Craig Stivender of the Walterboro Fire Department. Stivender is a native of Colleton County specifically of Cottageville. He is a … more
Hillcrest Apartments was the scene of a shooting on Sunday December 3. An adult male was injured in the shooting which took place and at least one apartment was hit by several rounds and the patient … 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
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

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
Source: Colleton County Fire Rescue A home suffered heavy damage in an afternoon fire at 1377 Barracada Road east of Walterboro Thursday, August 24, 2023. Fire-Rescue was dispatched to the … more
Source: Colleton County Fire Rescue An adult male was shot at a residence located on Glover Street Saturday August 19. Walterboro Police secured the scene and Firefighter-Paramedics found the man … more
By: D. Erickson Thursday, August 10 a two-vehicle automobile accident occurred on S.C. Highway 63 near Jonah Lane. Vehicle one, a 2015 Toyota truck was traveling south on Highway 63. Vehicle two, … more

For The Press and Standard Friday August 4, an adult male was critically injured in a single vehicle, high speed car accident on Cottageville Highway (US Hwy 17-A) near Indian Oaks Lane east of … more
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