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Black Street celebrates Veterans’ Day

Posted by | November 23, 2019 5:00 am

Ms. Warren’s 3K classes at Black Street Early Childhood Center celebrated Veterans’ Day by reading books, watching videos, and making a special banner to honor our veterans. Danielle Bennett, classroom assistant and veteran, talked to the children about how veterans … Read the rest


Buckner joins Charleston law firm

Posted by | November 22, 2019 5:00 pm

Perry Buckner has joined the law firm of Yarborough Applegate in Charleston.
Buckner grew up in Walterboro, the son of Judge and Mrs. Perry Bucker of Walterboro. He then attended Wofford College in Spartanburg for his undergrad degree, graduating magna … Read the rest


Rotary helps fill the stockings

Posted by | November 22, 2019 5:00 pm

The Rotary Club of Walterboro presented Cynthia Riley, executive director of Colleton County First Steps, with a $3,000 donation for the First Steps “Fill the Stocking” Christmas project.
Rotary members have contributed to the Christmas project every year and Riley … Read the rest



Empty bowls get filled

Posted by | November 22, 2019 5:00 pm

The annual Empty Bowls fundraiser saw over 150 gather at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church to help sponsor hunger awareness, eat a variety of soups and stews, and take home a handmade bowl created by the Lowcountry Empty Bowls team. The … Read the rest




Edward Sharp | Obituary

Posted by | November 22, 2019 9:38 am

Edward Sharp

Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

Mr. Edward Morrison Sharp, 93, of Walterboro, SC,  passed away Monday, November 18, 2019, at his home after living a fulfilling life.

Ed was born on July 11, 1926, in Morris, Alabama, just north of Read the rest


William Ritter III | Obituary

Posted by | November 22, 2019 9:32 am

William Ritter III

Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

Mr. William Curtis Ritter III, age 81, son of the late William C. Ritter Jr. and Janie A. Kinsey Ritter, passed away Thursday morning, November 14, 2019, in Orlando under the care of Advent … Read the rest


Reality checks for CCHS teens

Posted by | November 22, 2019 5:00 am

By VICKI BROWN
vbrown@lowcountry.com

Colleton County High School (CCHS) partnered with Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union to bring the Reality of Money program to the school. On Nov. 13, students attended the career event in the CCHS auxiliary gym that … Read the rest



Stadium goodbye party this Saturday

Posted by | November 22, 2019 5:00 am

The “WHS Farewell to the Stadium Tailgate Party” will be Saturday Nov. 23 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. For information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/79883069411 or https://www.facebook.com/events/526376224606887/.
The party will celebrate the Wildcat/Bulldog stadium at the end of Lemacks Street, which is … Read the rest





Crime Reports

Posted by | November 21, 2019 5:00 pm

Employee arrested on theft charge
An employee of Mavis Discount Tire at 506 Robertson Blvd. was taken into custody on multiple charges when Walterboro Police were called on to investigate a missing handgun.
On Nov. 12 a police officer was … Read the rest






How the Grand Jury works

Posted by | November 21, 2019 5:00 am

The Constitution of the State of South Carolina states that the grand jury panel will be made up of 18 members; at least 12 of the 18 must be present and in agreement before the grand jury can return an … Read the rest




Marching with Tigers

Posted by | November 20, 2019 5:00 pm

Hans Gabriel, a Colleton County High School senior in the Band of Blue, was chosen to perform with the Clemson University Tiger Band during their home game with Wake Forest University on November 16. This honor was given to 120 … Read the rest


Dowd inks with Newberry College

Posted by | November 20, 2019 5:00 pm

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Fourteen years of hard work and dedication paid off last week for senior Heather Dowd.
The Colleton County High School Cougar Soccer standout inked a National Letter of Intent Wednesday Nov. 13 to continue her career … Read the rest


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