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By MARION BARNES Senior County Extension Agent There are several sure signs that spring has arrived in the Lowcountry: all your vehicles have turned yellow overnight (pollen), more people … more
By ANNA STEVENS BRIGHT abrightcolumn@lowcountry.com Twelve years ago when I was serving as the English Department chair at Colleton County High School, I met this very young teacher who had … more
Based on the recent weeks of rain and flooding in Colleton County and the warmer than usual temperatures, Colleton County Animal Services has commenced the county’s abatement program earlier than … more

The last major epidemic in Colleton County came in the late 1900s.In October 1918, the schools were closed and public gatherings banned during the Spanish influenza epidemic. The flu returned again … more
Dunkin Donuts in Walterboro showed appreciation for local medical personnel in a “sweet way” on March 27.Manager Cynthia Wilson is used to their neighbors, Lowcountry Urgent Care’s … more
The administration, teachers and staff at Forest Hills Elementary School joined last week for a staff caravan that allowed for social distancing, yet made a huge impact on their students and the … more
CCHS partners with BB&T are pictured with Principal Maurice Cannon, BB&T’s Regional Supervisor Stephanie Fox and Career Counselor Kimberly Footman at the CCHS Career Day held in March. more

Edisto Beach residents had an eventful time last week, complete with protesters.Mayor Jane Darby and the Town Council voted on Sunday March 29 to reinstate a local state of emergency, passed … more
Colleton Fire-Rescue, the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office and Walterboro Police Department are still responding to emergency requests normally. One change is the CARE Flight helicopter has … more
Pastor Tony Jones of Faith Baptist Church and his sons, Isaiah and Gideon, prayed for our county and the country on Sunday in front of the Colleton County Courthouse. Because of fear of the spread of … more
Candidate filing for the November 2020 state and local elections ended on March 30. In local races, filing to run are:For Sheriff:Democratic candidates: Arthur Jordan, Harold Ray Lowery, Pinky … more

Due to Governor Henry McMaster’s March 24 order to extend the closure of all public schools in South Carolina through April 30, Colleton County School District will be providing additional … more
Cook Design Studio Inc. has been awarded second place in the Annual Working Drawing competition at the NCSC Design Conference and Trade Show in Myrtle Beach. The competition recognizes entrants … more
South Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company (SCFBMIC) recently contracted with Morgan Thomas to serve as an agent in the Walterboro office at 1206 N. Jefferies Blvd. Thomas graduated from … more
Cadet members of the Ace Basin Composite Squadron are continuing to live up to the Civil Air Patrol Cadet Oath which they memorize and agree to at membership. The oath affirms that “[I will] … more

Fringe Style Company has opened at 219 Robertson Blvd. The full-service salon offers stylists who specialize in a range of services from head to toe, said owners Christy Price and Katherine Judy. … more
A blood drive was held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church on March 9, collecting 57 pints of blood. The event brought 65 donors to help the community by giving blood including: Robin Moore, Kevin … more
On Monday March 30, Colleton County School District will be sending six buses with Wi-Fi capability at several of Colleton County schools to provide the community with internet access during the … more
The mayor and city ataff are working all day, every day, to be as prepared and equipped as possible to best serve our citizens and businesses throughout this COVID-19 event. The mayor’s … more

For the safety of everyone involved, the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office and Walterboro Police Department have modified how they are responding to non-emergency calls. The sheriff’s … more
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