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Landowner workshop set for September 4

Posted by | August 31, 2019 5:00 am

The U. S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA NRCS), in partnership with Minority Landowner Magazine, will conduct a two-day outreach workshop for local farmers and landowners on September 4-5 in Colleton County. Registration is free. The program … Read the rest


About People

Posted by | August 31, 2019 5:00 am

Kelly named
to dean’s list
Shaquanay Kelly of Walterboro has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Ga.
The list requires a 3.5 grade point average.

King graduates from Clemson
Angela … Read the rest



Workshop on farm transition planned

Posted by | August 30, 2019 5:00 pm

Clemson Extension in partnership with South Carolina Farm Bureau, USDA-NIFA, and Southern Extension Risk Management Education will be holding workshops to help with farm transition/succession plans across the state.
At first, farm transfer may seem daunting, but it doesn’t have … Read the rest


CMC offers hurricane advice

Posted by | August 30, 2019 3:53 pm

Whipping winds, torrential downpours, power outages and floods- hurricane season is in full effect in the Atlantic and with that brings a host of dramatic and dangerous weather with it.

“We do not want to wait until a hurricane is … Read the rest




Dorian: 11 a.m. update

Posted by | August 30, 2019 11:28 am

At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Dorian was located
near latitude 24.5 North, longitude 69.8 West. Dorian is moving
toward the northwest near 10 mph (17 km/h). A slower west-
northwestward to westward motion should begin 
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Help sought in armed robbery probe

Posted by | August 29, 2019 5:00 pm

Walterboro Police Department investigators are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in an early morning armed robbery on Aug. 22.
City police were dispatched at 3:30 a.m. to the Huddle House at 1593 Bells Highway in response … Read the rest


Crime Reports

Posted by | August 29, 2019 5:00 pm

School locked down during chase

Bells Elementary School was placed on lock-down for a short period of time Aug. 26 while Colleton County deputies were attempting to apprehend a suspect.

The incident started at 10:40 a.m. on Norris Drive in … Read the rest






Sheriff issues controversial message

Posted by | August 29, 2019 5:00 am

Electronic message to employees suggests give support or get fired; lawsuit against former employee settled.

It will be over 10 months before voters go to the polls in the Republican and Democratic primary elections, but Colleton County Sheriff R.A. Strickland … Read the rest


Desks donated to two county schools

Posted by | August 29, 2019 5:00 am

Northside Elementary School and Forest Hills Elementary School will each receive 100 new student desks, thanks to a partnership between Bakari Sellers’ Opportunity Project S.C. and South Carolina educators Hope and Wade King.
Colleton County School System Assistant Superintendent of … Read the rest



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