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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…

Solar Eclipse parties planned in Charleston, none locally

Solar Eclipse parties planned in Charleston, none locally

Colleton residents wanting to witness the total solar eclipse in August have more than a dozen organized events to choose from, but none of those are yet organized in Colleton…

Mission Serve celebrates 10th year by improving six local houses

Mission Serve celebrates 10th year by improving six local houses

The Walterboro Mission Serve is in its 10th anniversary this week and is celebrating by helping to restore six houses and working on several other projects. The Mission Serve group…

Changes at the pump

Changes at the pump

On July 1 several tax changes will go into effect as part of the South Carolina Infrastructure and Economic Development Reform Act (“Act”) passed by the General Assembly during the…

More Money, More Taxes

More Money, More Taxes

Beginning July 1, 2017, people who purchase or register vehicles in South Carolina will owe a new type of fee, replacing the sales tax they’re used to paying. Due to…

Habitat to take applications for new houses; Local group sees big boost in sales, traffic

Habitat to take applications for new houses; Local group sees big boost in sales, traffic

Colleton’s Habitat for Humanity is preparing to build new houses locally, with the non-profit organization accepting local applications this week. The group is working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture…

BZS Community Center Exercise Room Dedication

BZS Community Center Exercise Room Dedication

On Saturday, June 4, BZS Community Center located in Ruffin had the dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for the center’s new exercise room. The exercise room was dedicated in memory…

Camp Happy Days being supported by local businesses

Camp Happy Days being supported by local businesses

By Heather Walters/Nicki Maxey Camp Happy Days has raised $2,700 through Colleton County businesses this year to help local campers attend the summer camp for children with cancer. A group…

Saturday’s Historic District Criterium a Success

Saturday’s Historic District Criterium a Success

The City of Walterboro welcomed their third cycling event in eight months this past Saturday when the Bike Law CCA Regional Criterium Championships set up in the Historic District. The…