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Production line at Pioneer Boats set to expand

Production line at Pioneer Boats set to expand

The business model for producing Pioneer Boats in Walterboro is going well enough that expansion plans are now underway. The boat makers’ parent company called Carolina Composites took over the…

Colleton Center renovations underway

Colleton Center renovations underway

The Colleton Center, home of the historic Hampton Street Auditorium, is now undergoing long-awaited major renovations. This project moves the organization on its way to accomplishing the mission of renovating…

The Colleton County Museum, Farmers Market and Commercial Kitchen earns recognition in DC

The Colleton County Museum, Farmers Market and Commercial Kitchen earns recognition in DC

This past week, the new Colleton Museum, Farmers Market and Commercial Kitchen Director, Matt Mardell, traveled to Washington DC to speak at a conference at the EPA headquarters. Last year,…

Ivanhoe Shopping Center

Ivanhoe Shopping Center

Jose Delacruz, the owner of Si Senor Mexican Restaurant, is originally from Durango, Mexico but has lived in Colleton County for 13 years. Although Jose has been in the construction…

Minor Change in Name, Major Change in Focus

Minor Change in Name, Major Change in Focus

The City of Walterboro is excited to announce its new plans. The Planning & Codes Department is now the Planning & Development Department. This may sound like a minor change…

A spotlight on Badcock Furniture

A spotlight on Badcock Furniture

Badcock Furniture located at 304 Ivanhoe Rd, Walterboro was purchased in March of 2015 by Sonny and Chasidy Lawson. The store has been thriving ever since. In the first fiscal…

Council slots up for grabs

Council slots up for grabs

As these town’s elections are coming in the November General Election, four of Colleton’s largest municipalities are facing changes in elected leadership. Lodge, Cottageville, Edisto Beach and Walterboro are each…

Mayor Young tends bar for good cause

Mayor Young tends bar for good cause

Mayor Bill Young exchanged his city running hat for a bartending hat this past Wednesday evening. Surrounded by family and friends both new and old, Young popped tops and poured…

Bus driver shortage worsens as new salary spikes take effect

Bus driver shortage worsens as new salary spikes take effect

Going into the fresh start of a new school year, the Colleton County School District has implemented its new salary increases for bus drivers, but the district is already facing…

Splash pad petition grows

Splash pad petition grows

A public petition asking Walterboro City Council to build a public splash pad has reached more than 1,000 signatures in just two months, with the petition’s ultimate goal sitting at…