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New grant could help clean Colleton’s boat landings

New grant could help clean Colleton’s boat landings

Colleton County leaders have the option to apply for a special state grant that could help clean up the county’s area boat landings around the Edisto River. Through Palmetto Pride,…

Top 2017 school leaders announced

Top 2017 school leaders announced

Colleton’s top educators, and its best janitorial crews, have been announced from the recent 2017-2018 school year. Leading the list is Colleton County’s District Teacher of the Year, Wendy Strickland.…

SCE&G to close local office

SCE&G to close local office

The local branch of SCE&G will be closing. S.C. Electric and Gas (SCE&G) is permanently closing nine of its offices that are located throughout South Carolina. The Walterboro location is…

Prayer walk held for Colleton schools

Prayer walk held for Colleton schools

The Colleton Baptist Association and its Women Missionary Unit held a prayer walk on Saturday morning for the start of the upcoming school year. The community-wide prayer walk occurred on…

Editorial

Love or Hate Trump, his actions against the press have to stop On a recent Thursday, the U.S. Senate took action to protect free speech. In a unanimous resolution, the…

First-year teachers come to Colleton classrooms

First-year teachers come to Colleton classrooms

A bit of New York is coming into some of Colleton County’s classrooms, particularly through the talents of first-year teacher Trent Lefkowitz. Lefkowitz is a New York native, and is…

New SRO added to help cover growing school district

New SRO added to help cover growing school district

Leaders within Colleton County have decided to add an additional School Resource Officer to the county’s existing program, with the focus of the new officer being the district’s elementary schools.…

Local deputy saves would-be suicide victim

Local deputy saves would-be suicide victim

A young college student looking to end his life was saved recently by the heroic acts of a Colleton County law enforcement officer. On Saturday, August 18th, Deputy Phillip Driggers,…

School board ballots set

School board ballots set

Filing for residents to run for the soon-to-be-open seats on the Colleton County School Board has ended, with the deadline handing multiple names to Colleton County voters. Filing formally closed…

Most teaching, bus driver slots filled

Most teaching, bus driver slots filled

Colleton’s teacher shortage has been significantly reduced, with the district filling nearly all of the once open teaching slots. Prior to the start of the summer break, Colleton leaders were…

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