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Colson speaks on eyeglass project

Posted by | September 28, 2019 5:00 am

Ray Colson of the Walterboro Lions Club spokes at the August meeting of the PEP Club (People Enjoying People.)
Colson discussed the club’s eyeglasses project, which provides help purchasing eyeglasses for those in Colleton County who cannot afford them. The … Read the rest


CES recognized as healthy school

Posted by | September 28, 2019 5:00 am

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation awarded Cottageville Elementary School the Bronze Level of the National Healthy Schools Award on Sept. 16, adding the school to their 2019 America’s Healthiest Schools List.
CES is among 32 schools in South Carolina … Read the rest


Local residents among LILI graduates

Posted by | September 28, 2019 5:00 am

Two Walterboro residents were among the graduating class of the 2019 Leadership in Life Institute (LILI) conducted by the South Carolina Chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors.
Johnny Craven and Brenda Eustace, both of Walterboro, attended … Read the rest





Mapping local history

Posted by | September 27, 2019 5:00 am

Local historian Elizabeth Laney will use an accumulation of maps to delve into the history of Walterboro and Colleton County during a program at the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market on Sept. 28 at 1 p.m.
Laney will showcase the … Read the rest



Jazz concert tickets on sale

Posted by | September 27, 2019 5:00 am

The Charleston Jazz Orchestra will be leaving Charleston County for the first time in December. It will be bound for Colleton County, swinging by the Colleton Civic Center on Dec. 1 to perform its Holiday Swing concert.
“We play on … Read the rest


Man injured in Bennetts Point wreck

Posted by | September 26, 2019 5:00 pm

An adult male was critically injured after he was ejected from a SUV in the 12900 block of Bennetts Point Road Tuesday afternoon Sept. 24 at 1:04. p.m.

The man’s vehicle suffered a suspected mechanical failure, causing the Chevrolet Suburban’s … Read the rest


Woman killed in city crash

Posted by | September 26, 2019 5:00 pm

A 70-year-old Reevesville woman died from injuries received in a two-vehicle wreck in the 900 block of Robertson Boulevard on the morning of Sept. 20.
Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey reports Mary Herndon, 70, of Reevesville was pronounced dead at … Read the rest


Five injured in crash

Posted by | September 26, 2019 5:00 pm

Five Georgia residents required hospitalization following a single car, high-speed wreck in the 4600 block of Sunrise Road, near the intersection of Yamacraw Drive, on Sept. 20 at 4:12 p.m.
The sedan was traveling northbound on Sunrise Road when the … Read the rest



Crime Reports

Posted by | September 26, 2019 5:00 pm

Charges to be filed in assault case
A Colleton County Sheriff Office deputy is planning to seek a criminal charge in connection with a Sept. 20 incident on Gaines Circle.
The victim told the deputy that he had been at … Read the rest


‘Don’t Suffer in Silence’

Posted by | September 26, 2019 5:00 pm

Colleton Medical Center hosts
Suicide Prevention Summit.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Medical Center hosted its annual Suicide Prevention Summit on Thursday Sept. 12 at Colleton County High School Performing Arts Center. The event, held in coordination with numerous local … Read the rest




Walk & Wag Saturday

Posted by | September 26, 2019 5:00 am

Bring your dogs and Walk and Wag on Saturday Sept. 28 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Walterboro Discovery Center parking lot.
Admission is free. All dogs must be on leashes. Activities will include t-shirts for sale, music by Going … Read the rest


Deputy cleared in shooting death

Posted by | September 26, 2019 5:00 am

A review of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division investigation has determined that the Colleton County Sheriff Office deputy involved in a March 23 officer-involved shooting will not face criminal charges in the death of Derick Smith, 22, of Walterboro.… Read the rest


Band Classic Saturday

Posted by | September 26, 2019 5:00 am

The Colleton County High School Band of Blue will host the 42nd Annual Walterboro Band Classic this Saturday, September 28th at Cougar Stadium.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and age five and under are free.
The … Read the rest



KAB training session planned

Posted by | September 26, 2019 5:00 am

Community workshop training will be the next step as Walterboro becomes a new Keep America Beautiful affiliate.
Dana Cheney, chairman of the City Appearance Board, said the first hour of the Sept. 28 training session at City Hall from 1-5 … Read the rest


Pallet plant catches fire

Posted by | September 26, 2019 5:00 am

A fire in the pallet kiln at the 48/40 Solutions Pallet Plant at 312 Upchurch Lane heavily damaged the building, as well as destroying several hundred wooden pallets, Tuesday afternoon Sept. 24.

At 1:42 p.m., 9-1-1 was notified of the … Read the rest




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