Crime
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By HEATHER RUPPE Illegal guns, drugs, and cash have been seized throughout 2021 and are still ongoing as part of a proactive police plan done by the Colleton County Sheriff's Office. In … more
By HEATHER RUPPE A Walterboro couple is charged with abusing their newborn infant. Trenton Clayton Fail, 19, and Janie Aleecia Marie Morris, 21, both of Walterboro, are each charged with … more
By HEATHER RUPPE Firefighters battled two fires inside the former Dayco plant in Walterboro last week, as firemen on scene reported seeing flames as high as 10-feet coming from the vacant … more

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 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
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 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

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
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 A Florida man died in a Sunday crash that occurred on Interstate 95 near Walterboro. Lazaro Barrios, 45, of Miami, Florida, died as a result of a single-car crash that … more
By HEATHER RUPPE Local authorities are still investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Sunday, Nov. 28th in a parking lot near the Little Caesar’s pizzeria in Walterboro. The shooting … more

By HEATHER RUPPE A Colleton man charged with the murder of his girlfriend is also facing additional criminal charges. Billy McLean Head, III, 38, of Walterboro, is charged with the murder of … more
By HEATHER RUPPE Three men are homeless after their Green Pond house burned to the ground last week. The fire occurred at about 10:45 a.m. on Nov. 11th at 94 Gobber Circle, located in Green … more
By HEATHER RUPPE A trash fire that got out of control at a Smoaks residence last week destroyed a truck and a storage building. The fire began as a controlled trash fire, and was burning in a … more
By HEATHER RUPPE A Lowcountry man was trapped in fiery wreckage in a recent crash that occurred in the Maple Cane community of rural Colleton County. The unidentified 31-year-old driver from … more
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