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City takes step toward tweaking local blight

Walterboro City Council is working to fix parts of a local area that is less than attractive to its residents. A part of the city’s outer community along Detreville and…

Local Elves Caught Being Naughty and Nice

Local Elves Caught Being Naughty and Nice

Santa has sent his little helpers to thousands of homes through the trendy “Elf on the Shelf” craze, and one local woman has put her crafty skills to work in…

Making sure bus riders are kept safe

Making sure bus riders are kept safe

Colleton’s school bus leaders met Monday morning to make sure bus drivers know how to keep children safe on school buses, reminding Colleton’s drivers to stay alert. The meeting came…

Cops, firemen give local kids a great Christmas

Cops, firemen give local kids a great Christmas

The Christmas spirit was overflowing along Wal-Mart’s toy aisles on Saturday morning when several local cops and firemen did a little shopping with some special children. The community’s annual “Shopping…

Race, motives mentioned in ongoing school board discussions

Race, motives mentioned in ongoing school board discussions

Questions about whether or not race has anything, to do with Supt. of Schools Leila Williams being questioned about district policies were raised at last week’s school board meeting. Speaking…

Sheriff’s Office to get grant that collects cell phone data

Sheriff’s Office to get grant that collects cell phone data

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office will be receiving a mobile forensic grant that keeps them from shipping cell phones to other agencies to extract information. Colleton County Council gave its…

Local Good Samaritan group touching lives

Local Good Samaritan group touching lives

A group of people in Cottageville are trying to change their community one person at a time by giving of themselves every day of the year, a concept that makes…

Three of 7 school board members meet to discuss P-Card violations and policy

Three of 7 school board members meet to discuss P-Card violations and policy

A meeting held Friday between three school board members and Colleton’s Superintendent of Schools is raising eyebrows and concern. “As a previous school board member, this is an issue where…

United Colleton prepares for second walk Saturday

United Colleton prepares for second walk Saturday

The United Colleton movement will walk through its second Walterboro neighborhood this Saturday with the aim of taking back the city’s streets from crime and negativity. The public is invited…

City receives beautification grant

City receives beautification grant

Walterboro is on the receiving end of a $500,000 grant that will be used to continue the beautification process of South Jefferies Boulevard. Mayor Bill Young announced the grant at…

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