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By HEATHER RUPPE Several employees with the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office have been named Employee of the Quarter. Those who were recently chosen are for the third quarter of the year, … more
PRESS RELEASE - The third annual Edisto Blackwater Boogie is an outdoor festival taking place at Givhans Ferry State Park from October 7th-9th, 2022. The Edisto Blackwater Boogie aims to celebrate … more
By: Jessica O’Connor The Executive Director of Keep Walterboro Beautiful, Dana Cheney, received a Keep South Carolina Beautiful Affiliate Recognition Award at the South Carolina Litter Control … more

By Amanda Herndon Driving through Walterboro (or any other community) these days, you can’t help but notice the significant increase in the number of homeless people. Not every one of them, but … more
John Atwood JAtwood@eda.gov Award is Part of the Department of Commerce’s $300 million Coal Communities Commitment WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced … more
PRESS RELEASE - Scott Grooms began work as the City of Walterboro’s new Director of Tourism and Dowwntown Development on Monday, September 12th. Since 2007, Mr. Grooms served as the Director of … more
By: Jessica O’Connor The Colleton County Council meeting for September was held on September 6, 2022. After approving the previous meeting’s minutes, the council moved into proclaiming … more

South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs Carri Grube Lybarker, Administrator September 8, 2022 | Release #22-13 Media Contact: Bailey Parker, (803) 734-4296 COLUMBIA, S.C. – … more
By: Jessica O’Connor Rodney Steward, an Associate Professor of Hstory at USC Salkehatchie, has long held an interest in archaeology. The twelve year Salk employee, who holds a PhD. in Civil War … more
By: Jessica O’Connor Amanda Herndon has been voted the Executive Director of In His Name-Colleton by their Board of Directors, effective September 1. Herndon has volunteered with In His … more
By Heather Ruppe Colleton County residents who want to cast a ballot in the upcoming November general election still have time to register to vote. Anyone who is not registered to vote has … more

PRESS RELEASE - ReZsaun Lewis, the Democratic nominee for SC House District 97, is having this event to meet the people of Colleton County. Come to meet him and other elected officials as we have a … more
By Norma Weeks The September blood drive at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church had 51 possible donors to come in and 53 pints of blood was collected. The reason there are more pints than donors is when … more
PRESS RELEASE- Anna S. Bright’s lifelong motto, If I can help somebody, then my living shall not be in vain, speaks for itself. A personal goal that Mrs. Bright has had for a long time is to become … more
A 17-year old is potentially facing charges after an incident at the Colleton County High School football game led to the involvement of law enforcement officials on September 16, 2022. The … more

By Heather Ruppe Two Colleton County men who opened fire at a local gas station and critically injured a man are in custody and are expected to face more charges. The shooting occurred at … more
By Heather Ruppe A Colleton County homeowner who shot and killed an intruder last week is not facing any criminal charges for the incident. This criminal investigation is still underway, and … more
By: Jessica O’Connor Animal shelters across the state are facing critical levels of overcapacity. The vast majority of South Carolina’s animal shelters are currently housing many more animals … more
Non-Profit Hires Its First Executive Director  Vivian Weatherby  Executive Director, Mary Sunshine House  VivianW@marysunshinehouse.org  Cell: 864-952-7975   Central, S.C., … more

Annually students in grades three through eight participate in state assessments for the content areas of English Language Arts, mathematics, and science. These assessments measure a student’s … more
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