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By Heather Ruppe A lack of housing for college students in Walterboro has been a large area of concern, especially with the college’s recruitment efforts to bring more students to the University … more
By HEATHER RUPPE The identity of a couple who anonymously donated millions of dollars to several local counties has been revealed, but only after that couple has died. The Coastal Community … more
By VICKI BROWN Colleton County residents could be seeing a continuation of specially-generated sales tax funding coming from a renewed referendum, which would fund about $35 million in special … more

By HEATHER RUPPE The Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce is hosting a public forum for candidates who are seeking votes in the upcoming Colleton County Council election. The forum is free … more
By HEATHER RUPPE A Walterboro man was shot to death on Sunday during an armed stand-off with local law enforcement officers. William Jerry Crosby, 55, of Walterboro, died at Colleton Medical … more
By VICKI BROWN Colleton County Council voted unanimously during its meeting on April 12th to approve two separate pay raises for two groups of county employees – those who serve in Colleton … more
By HEATHER RUPPE A long-awaited ruling passed down last week by the S.C. Supreme Court has the future of one of Walterboro’s oldest and most historic churches hanging in the balance. St. … more

By VICKI BROWN The Edisto Natchez-Kusso tribe hosted their 45th Annual Powwow on April 22-24 on tribal grounds on Ridge Road.  The tribe lives near Cottageville and Ridgeville in Colleton and … more
By HEATHER RUPPE The Edisto River is flooding her banks, as water levels have already surpassed the flood stage and are quickly reaching the 12-foot “moderate” flood range. The Edisto … more
By HEATHER RUPPE A budding Colleton artist has designed a massive new art project that is grasping people’s attention throughout Walterboro. Luke Mixson is 14 years old and is a free-hand … more
By VICKI BROWN To help fight Colleton’s ever-present litter problem, the county is partnering with a litter control program and the S.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) called Spring Spruce … more

By HEATHER RUPPE Storms and tornadic activity that swept through the Lowcountry for three days on Tuesday, April 5th through Thursday, April 7th created high winds and some minor property damage … more
By VICKI BROWN Mark Wysong is the new director for the Chamber of Commerce. Since his induction into the position, over 30 businesses have joined the Chamber in the last 30 days, and more are … more
By HEATHER RUPPE The filing deadline has closed for candidates wanting to run for public office and there are seven Colleton County residents vying for one at-large seat on Colleton County … more
By HEATHER RUPPE Colleton County Band of Blue Director Tom Finigan has been inducted into the S.C. Band Director Association Hall of Fame. Finigan was inducted during a special ceremony held … more

PRESS RELEASE. When 14-year-old Marion B. Glover had to write a report on Walterboro in 1957, he did what any kid would do without the internet - he bought a handful of local postcards, took some … more
By VICKI BROWNThe Colleton County School District boardroom was filled with standing room only for a “Pack the House” event, held during the school board’s meeting on Tuesday, March … more
By HEATHER RUPPE Filing is open for several key elected seats that directly impact Colleton residents and the number of candidates seeking to sit in those seats is increasing. Filing opened on March … more
By HEATHER RUPPE A raging house fire killed a Colleton County woman last week and also injured at least three others, including two firefighters who were inside the flame-filled house trying to … more

By HEATHER RUPPE Law enforcement officers in Colleton County have received a pay raise, a move made by local leaders that the county’s sheriff hopes will help to fill some long-vacated … more
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