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City leaders say change is already underway

City leaders say change is already underway

Walterboro city leaders are coming together with a plan as they look down the barrel of a smoking gun in the form of a massive internal report on the city’s…

Investigation by the State Department of Education coming to an end

Investigation by the State Department of Education coming to an end

SCHOOL: Superintendent expects results in false grade reporting investigation The Colleton County School District is awaiting results from a state investigation into allegations of grade tampering and false record reporting.…

Parents, kids are costume and candy ready

Parents, kids are costume and candy ready

With Trick-or-Treaters running the streets looking to fill their bags with goodies, local law enforcement is working to keep a handle on the traffic – all while adding more fun…

School board ponders building another new school

School board ponders building another new school

The Bells community could be receiving a new elementary school, but details around the whirling possibility are still very fuzzy. Early estimates have a new school costing the district a…

“Obamacare” could cost School District Big Bucks

“Obamacare” could cost School District Big Bucks

Colleton County School District officials are already working to prepare for how the new federal Affordable Health Care Act, dubbed “Obamacare,” will impact its budget and bottom-line for employees. District…

School beach trip cancelled after buses a no-show

School beach trip cancelled after buses a no-show

More than 100 second-graders at Northside Elementary School had their field trip abruptly cancelled Friday after a “miscommunication” inside the district’s transportation department. D.J. Washington, director of the Colleton County…

School board takes another look at uniform policy

School board takes another look at uniform policy

Parents are still waiting for the school board to officially change its controversial student uniform policy, as the board looked over a third revision of this policy last week. But…

School board looks into its pocket to pay for two new officers

School board looks into its pocket to pay for two new officers

SROs: Board votes unanimously to reinstate School Resource Officers Two additional School Resources Officers are being placed back into Colleton County schools, but only through the remainder of this school…

School Board still talking about if Williams will continue to lead

School Board still talking about if Williams will continue to lead

The Colleton County School Board voted 6-1 at its recent meeting to allow one more month of contractual negotiations with its Superintendent, Leila Williams. The board has been talking with…

Surge in snakes finding their way into local homes

Snakes are slithering their way into Walterboro-area homes and businesses; this is a scary problem that one reptile expert blames on the heavy summer rains and a recent showing of…

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