Woman killed in car crash

Posted by | September 8, 2019 11:35 am

A Walterboro woman died as result of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle accident today at 1:30 a.m. on Round O Road.

Colleton County Deputy Coroner Wayne Walker reports that Ashley M. Armstrong, 24, of Walterboro was pronounced dead at the … Read the rest

Where are you from? | Column

Posted by | September 7, 2019 5:00 pm

It’s no secret that our little corner of the world is more diverse than it used to be. Thousands of transplants from other states and countries have chosen to call the Lowcountry home.

I recently met a super-nice guy with … Read the rest

Mitchell graduates Francis Marion

Posted by | September 7, 2019 5:00 am

Megan Whaley Mitchell graduated May 4 from Francis Marion University in Florence.
A 2015 graduate of Colleton County High School, she received her B.S. in biology with a minor in chemistry, summa cum laude.
She is the daughter of Dwight … Read the rest

Dorian operations winding down

Posted by | September 6, 2019 10:44 am

Colleton County’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will return to OpCon 3 (Normal Operations) at 11 a.m., and the EOC will be closed.

Damages were limited to trees and power lines downed. Through the diligence and hard work of the South … Read the rest

New historical marker in town

Posted by | September 6, 2019 5:00 am

State historical marker unveiled Saturday
at the Ray T. Johnson Center.

A crowd filled the auditorium at the Ray T. Johnson Center on Gruber Street Saturday for the unveiling of the center’s new S.C. historical marker.
The center originated in … Read the rest

Fall children’s programs planned

Posted by | September 6, 2019 5:00 am

The Colleton County Memorial Library’s Children’s Department has announced its fall schedule.
Beginning September 19, Theater Thursdays will be held once a month. The September program is “The Library Is More Than Books!) and those attending may bring their devices … Read the rest

New Piggly Wiggly grand opening

Posted by | September 5, 2019 5:00 am

he new Piggly Wiggly on Bells Highway (next to Tractor Supply) held its grand opening and ribbon-cutting on Aug. 28. Among those cutting the ribbon were John Owens, Mayor Pro-tem Paul Siegel, Steven Sherman, owner Lou Sherman, store manager John … Read the rest

Doodle Hill holds reunion

Posted by | September 5, 2019 5:00 am

The Doodle Hill and Black Street Neighborhood Reunion was held Saturday Aug. 31 at Shaniyah Burden Memorial Park, 207 McDaniel St., Walterboro. Neighbors gathered for food and fellowship while children played on the playground and in the jump castle set … Read the rest

Cougars overpowered by White Knoll

Posted by | September 4, 2019 5:00 pm



The Colleton County Cougars fell 56-21 to White Knoll High School Friday Aug. 30 at Cougar Stadium in front of a home crowd.
Colleton County came up against a powerful competitor Friday … Read the rest

War Hawks swoop Dolphins

Posted by | September 4, 2019 5:00 pm



Despite being well-outnumbered, the Colleton Prep varsity football team earned its first win of the 2019 season against Hilton Head Prep 20-7 Friday Aug. 30 on the road. The War Hawks are … Read the rest

Buffalo Riders honor veterans

Posted by | September 4, 2019 5:00 pm

On Tuesday Aug. 27, the Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club of North Charleston gave the Veterans Victory House a check for $500 and 100 care packages from Operation Gratitude, which were donated to the club to be given to our veterans … Read the rest

Harter records 33 kills in week one

Posted by | September 4, 2019 5:00 pm


The Colleton Prep Lady Hawk Volleyball team went 2-1 in the opening week of 2019 earning wins over Calhoun Academy and Patrick Henry. The Lady Hawks lost their Region I-AA opener against Beaufort Academy.
Against Calhoun … Read the rest

Edisto Beach battens down for Dorian

Posted by | September 4, 2019 12:00 pm


As of Tuesday afternoon, Edisto Beach was battening down and preparing for potential impacts from Hurricane Dorian.
Since taking office in 2015, Mayor Jane Darby has led Edisto Beach fearlessly in the face of natural disasters … Read the rest

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