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Sheriff says crime rate is coming down, looks to community for more involvement

Sheriff says crime rate is coming down, looks to community for more involvement

Most violent crime in Colleton County is down while some arrests are up. These are statistics that Sheriff Andy Strickland credits to having more boots on the ground and more…

School District dishing up new drivers for empty routes

Dozens of drivers are slated to start driving school buses within the next month, as the Colleton County School District is talking about ways to keep another shortage from affecting…

Potential pot of cash has leaders swimming with ideas

Potential pot of cash has leaders swimming with ideas

City and county officials are churning ideas together for projects they hope Colleton voters will pay for in a special new 1-percent sales tax. The tax will be on the…

School board listens to parents, gives second look to uniform policy

School board listens to parents, gives second look to uniform policy

The Colleton County School Board is preparing to review a new, amended version of the district’s now hotly controversial uniform policy. The new, amended policy was issued to school board…

Cottageville man claims wrongful arrest, asks for day in court

Cottageville resident James W. Carter is suing the town for their part in what he claims was a wrongful arrest by former Cottageville police officer Randall Price. Carter was arrested…

Residents walk to take back their streets

Residents walk to take back their streets

About 250 people poured onto Walterboro’s inner-center streets Saturday morning to take back their streets from a recent slew of shootings and crime. “The march itself is a visual showing…

Local Farm Trades Its Pumpkins for the Glass Slipper

Local Farm Trades Its Pumpkins for the Glass Slipper

Saturday evening’s breeze through the oaks at Live Oak Farms made sheets of hanging almond toile and white lights sway, giving a picturesque contrast to the horses that strolled by…

Food & Hugs Flow at Saturday’s “Feed The Elderly” Event

Food & Hugs Flow at Saturday’s “Feed The Elderly” Event

Dora Bryan smiles discreetly as she pulls her coral plastic basket of goodies to her, and then she carefully rummages through it. “I can use all of this,” she says,…

Tearful mom makes plea for school district to change its policy

The Cottageville mother who tearfully told the Colleton County School Board last Tuesday night about being told her child is overweight is now speaking out … and so is the…

School Board confronted by angry parents

School Board confronted by angry parents

Angry parents sound off about school uniforms, bus schedules Dozens of people filled the tiny cafeteria and hallway at Colleton’s Annex Building last Tuesday, each demanding to be heard concerning…

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