CMC gets new chief nursing officer

Posted by | August 2, 2019 5:00 pm

Jamie Kabanuk has joined the Colleton Medical Center staff as the hospital’s new chief nursing officer and member of the leadership team.
“I am very excited to welcome Jamie to Colleton Medical Center and the Walterboro community,” said Jimmy Hiott, … Read the rest

Nurses complete HCA’s residency program

Posted by | August 2, 2019 5:00 pm

Colleton Medical Center is a participant of HCA’s Nurse Residency program, which is a year-long, extensive clinical orientation and professional development program for new graduate nurses. The nurse residents participate in onboarding and orientation where they work side-by-side with trained … Read the rest

Getting ready for school

Posted by | August 2, 2019 5:00 am

The annual Back-To-School Program was held at Aimwell Presbyterian Church at Neyles Crossroads on Saturday, giving away school supplies and two sets of school clothes to students who attended. The event was sponsored by Hands of Christ.

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Getting kids motivated

Posted by | August 2, 2019 5:00 am

The Colleton County Memorial Library held its first motivational speaker program on July 24. Speakers, both giving their first programs at the library, were David Monroe, a recent Clemson University graduate who wants to start an organization to motivate children … Read the rest

Yemassee Back-to-School Bash set

Posted by | August 2, 2019 5:00 am

Agapè Word of the Promise Ministries will conduct its annual Back-to-School Bash/Backpack Giveaway on August 11 from 2-4 p.m. at 69 Railroad Ave. in Yemassee.
Agapè is inviting everyone from the Yemassee area to come out and spend the afternoon … Read the rest

Development underway in Walterboro

Posted by | August 1, 2019 5:00 pm


Walterboro is seeing growth and change. In the city, multiple projects are underway to build new spaces or improve old ones. Some of these spaces will serve the community, while others will serve as a springboard … Read the rest

Crime Reports

Posted by | August 1, 2019 5:00 pm

Charges follow police chase
Two Colleton County men were arrested on a multitude of charges following a police chase on July 23.
Matthew J. Anderson, 26, of Williams, was arrested on two counts of unlawful carrying of a pistol, habitual … Read the rest

Tips for tackling tax-free weekend

Posted by | August 1, 2019 2:23 pm

You may be looking to save some money on back-to-school and other household needs by shopping during tax-free weekend August 2-4. The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is encouraging consumers to navigate this shopping weekend with a thoughtful … Read the rest

How I spent my summer vacation

Posted by | August 1, 2019 5:00 am

When Orange County, Fla. Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Robert Izzo finally got a chance to introduce himself to Wade Marvin the evening of July 12, the disheveled Walterboro police chief had already made a good impression.
“He was a little … Read the rest

Man charged in woman’s death

Posted by | August 1, 2019 5:00 am

A 39-year-old Jacksonboro man was taken into custody on two charges on July 27, an incident that started at a Hope Plantation Road residence in the early morning hours.
The county’s emergency dispatch office received a call from residence at … Read the rest

Remember when…

Posted by | July 31, 2019 5:00 pm

The WHS yearbook said, “Overcoming a bad start with few victories, the Walterboro High School J. V. basketball team acquired the experience and poise it needed to gather laurels. The young team staged a brilliant second half comeback to end … Read the rest

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