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The children need us

The children need us

With the staggering numbers of children in foster care in our communities, there is always a need for more foster families. Many people consider foster parenting, but often, fear the…

FoCCAS celebrates volunteers at annual banquet

FoCCAS celebrates volunteers at annual banquet

Friends of the Colleton County Animal Shelter (FoCCAS) recently celebrated their volunteers at their annual volunteer and supporter appreciation dinner. The event was held at the Colleton County Farmers Market…

CCAC welcomes Girl Scouts from neighboring county

CCAC welcomes Girl Scouts from neighboring county

The Colleton County Arts Council (CCAC) hosted Girl Scout Troop #30455 twice over the month of June. The group is a blended group as their ages range from Brownies to…

Elks Lodge sponsor The Special Gathering’s trip to watch Charleston Battery

Elks Lodge sponsor The Special Gathering’s trip to watch Charleston Battery

For the third year in a row, the Elks Lodge #1988 make it possible for the local chapter of The Special Gathering to attend a Charleston Battery game. The Charleston…

The unconditional love of a foster parent: A local story of hope

The unconditional love of a foster parent:  A local story of hope

Melissa Wiles-Wiggins wears many different hats during any given day. She is a wife, mother, nurse and mimi. She considers the latter to be one of her most important roles.…

Carpenters for Christ arrive in Colleton County for third time in recent years

Carpenters for Christ arrive in Colleton County for third time in recent years

This past week marks the third time since 2012 a group of volunteers have left their mark in Colleton County. The Autauga Baptist Association Carpenters for Christ traveled once again…

Foster Parents needed as Foster Care shortage sends children far from home

Foster Parents needed as Foster Care shortage sends children far from home

There is a renewed push for regular foster homes for 1,700 children in South Carolina, following the discovery of 11-month-old Harlee Lewis’ body in Chesterfield County. Chesterfield County Sheriff Jay…

Colleton Prep Academy holds winter and spring athletic awards

Colleton Prep Academy holds winter and spring athletic awards

Colleton Prep Academy celebrated their winter and spring athletes in the 2017-2018 Winter and Spring Athletic Awards on May 22 in the CPA gymnasium. Overall the program recognized athletes on…

Some call it late spring, we call it kitten season

Some call it late spring, we call it kitten season

Ah, kitten season. So many kittens, too many kittens, could there be such a thing? Unfortunately, for shelters across the country, the answer is yes. Colleton is no different. Kitten…

The Peacock shows their feathers at local fundraiser

The Peacock shows their feathers at local fundraiser

East Washington Street has a new boutique. The Peacock is located at 259 East Washington Street near the four corners of the Historic District. The ladies of the Peacock spread…

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