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On April 10, 2024, was notified of a possible missing female. WPD officers gathered information and began interviewing people known to be in the company of the missing woman. Their investigation led … more
The Forest Hills Tennis Center has received an update, with the resurfacing and restriping of the courts. The updates repaired surface issues and allowed an updated look for the courts … more
This week’s Spotlight is on Erik Lindstrum, the co-owner of Golden Daffodil with his sister Kierston. Erik grew up in West Hartford, Connecticut. He went to a small boarding school on the top of a … more

This month’s animal is Nyuki the Giraffe, one of two at Bee City Zoo. Nyuki is one of two reticulated giraffes at Bee City. He currently weighs about 2000 pounds now and could get to 4000 pounds. … more
COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Coalition for Lawsuit Reform (SCCLR) President and General Counsel Tom Mullikin released the following statement today on the South Carolina Senate’s failure to … more
Alex Murdaugh filed a notice of appeal of his murder convictions Thursday, April 11 after receiving the written order denying his request for a new trial on April 4. Murdaugh and his attorneys … more
COLUMBIA, S.C. (April 9, 2024) – SC Housing is making homeownership dreams a reality for South Carolina’s public service heroes through the 2024 Palmetto Heroes Program, offering $12,000 in down … more

By Dana Erickson A name can be a powerful thing. Attach a name to an honorable cause or idea and it becomes so much more. The names Matthew and Rebecca Simmons, the impact they made and will make … more
The Colleton County School Board held an Amended Special Board Meeting April 9, 2024. The Welcome and Call to Order was given by Chairperson, Sharon Witkin. Board member Mrs. Mary Jones was not … more
On April 3, 2024 an unidentified man riding a bicycle was killed after being hit from behind by a vehicle that fled the scene. The victim was identified as Charles Folk, 77 years of age from Lodge. … more
An adult male was killed when his bicycle was struck from behind by a passenger car Bells Hwy west of Stephens Crossroads Wednesday afternoon April 3 around 3:03pm. A witness to the incident told 911 … more

Governor Henry McMaster’s Executive Order 2024-07, appointed Patricia Grant, former Clerk of Court for Colleton County, to serve in that capacity once more. The appointment came after the … more
The Colleton County High School Band of Blue VARSITY and JV Winter Guards had outstanding performances this past weekend at the 2024 Carolina Winter Ensemble Association Winter Guard Championships … more
This week’s Spotlight is on Tammy Breland owner of Bountiful Blessings Gift Shop. Breland is from Walterboro but lives in Ruffin with her husband Melvin, they have 2 grown daughters and four … more
During the weekend of March 14-16, 2024 in Atlanta, Georgia, a total of 239 new members from the Southeastern Province were initiated into Kappa Alpha Kappa Psi® Fraternity, Inc. The Walterboro … more

At 3 pm on Saturday, March 30th, 2024, the Ehrhardt Schuetzenfest Music Festival was started by little 4 year old Blake Folk “Shooting the bird” on Main Street. This has been a tradition since … more
Two weeks ago, Colleton County Memorial Library System received the immense honor of being chosen to receive brand new donations of books from The Today Show in honor of Read with Jenna’s fifth … more
This month’s “Back in My Day” is the Walterboro Coca-Cola Bottling Plant. Located at the Corner of S. Memorial Ave, and Hampton Street, the complex included 4 buildings. Opened in the early … more

Despite the chill and the wind community organizations came out to make Colleton County citizens aware of resources available to them.  From mental health to assistance obtaining food, there are … more
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