Photos: Suds and Sausage

Posted by | November 1, 2019 5:00 pm

Everyone enjoyed plenty of suds and sausage Wednesday night Oct. 23, as well as music and conversation. The Farmer’s Market area of the Colleton Museum was filled with beer and brats lovers. According to the crowd, the brats were tasty, … Read the rest

City councilmen presented award

Posted by | November 1, 2019 5:00 am

At the October 1 City Council meeting, Charlie Barrineau, field services manager for the Municipal Association of South Carolina, presented the mayor and City Council with a plaque welcoming Walterboro City Council to the Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government … Read the rest

Signs signed off on

Posted by | October 31, 2019 5:00 pm

Signs dotted the agenda of the Oct. 16 Walterboro Planning Commission meeting.
They were a topic of discussion under old business as the members of the commission reviewed the city’s regulations concerning billboard signs abutting the portions of I-95 within … Read the rest

Mary Anne Drew | Obituary

Posted by | October 31, 2019 1:52 pm

Mary Anne Mixson Drew

Parker – Rhoden Funeral Home

Mrs. Mary Anne Mixson Drew, wife of the late Jesse Cauthen Drew Sr., passed away Wednesday evening, October 30, 2019 at her home, surrounded by her family under the care of … Read the rest

Wrong-way driver killed in crash

Posted by | October 31, 2019 9:01 am

A man driving south in the northbound lanes of I-95 died the afternoon of Oct. 30 when he slammed head onto another motorist.

Members of the South Carolina Highway Patrol and Colleton County Sheriff’s Office were already racing to the … Read the rest

Parker’s set to open soon

Posted by | October 31, 2019 5:00 am

Although it has taken a little longer than anticipated, the new Parker’s at the intersection of Bells Highway and North Jefferies Boulevard was expected to be open for business in a few weeks.
Parkers Real Estate Project Manager Thomas L. … Read the rest

Why jack o’lanterns?

Posted by | October 31, 2019 5:00 am

People have been making jack o’lanterns at Halloween for centuries.
The tradition originated from an Irish myth about a man named “Stingy Jack.” According to the story, Stingy Jack invited the Devil to have a drink. Stingy Jack didn’t want … Read the rest

Early history of fire departments

Posted by | October 31, 2019 5:00 am

Historian, S.C. State Firefighters Association

History records the Town of Walterboro was established in 1817 and later incorporated in 1826. While little written information exists regarding fire protection in those early days, a glimpse into the past … Read the rest

Cougars slay Seahawks

Posted by | October 30, 2019 5:00 pm


The Colleton County varsity football team earned a 34-21 win over Region VII-AAAA opponent Bluffton High School Friday Oct. 25 on the road. The Cougars are now 3-5 overall and 1-1 in conference play. Colleton County … Read the rest

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