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Crime in Colleton County has recently gone to the dogs

Crime in Colleton County has recently gone to the dogs

Four-legged assistance helped in two crime-related cases within Colleton County recently. K-9 teams helped in thwarting two crimes relating to areas of illegal activity that has been plaguing the county…

Barbershop opening celebrated by ribbon cutting

Barbershop opening celebrated by ribbon cutting

A Ribbon Cutting occurred at 11 a.m. Friday to celebrate the opening of the Professional Barber Shop at the new Palmetto Rural Telephone Customer Service Center building at 292 Robertson…

Local Legislator working to combat unemployment

Local Legislator working to combat unemployment

State Representative District 116 Robert L. Brown is pushing for a chance for more jobs within Colleton County. The Rapid Response and Business Roundtables program is designed to provide early…

Floral and gift shop opens on South Memorial Street

Floral and gift shop opens on South Memorial Street

The Feathered Nest Florist and Gifts, located at 143 South Memorial at the corner of Carn Street (across from first Baptist Church), opened their door for business Monday. Veteran florist…

Veneer Plant shutting down

Veneer Plant shutting down

The Walterboro Veneer Company is shutting down after almost 50 years of local operation. Sixty of the plant’s 70 employees were laid off last Wednesday. The rest will remain on…

East Main Boutique Grand Opening set for Thursday

East Main Boutique Grand Opening set for Thursday

Although East Main Boutique, located at 210 East Washington Street in Walterboro, opened Friday, owners Mack and Ashley Thomas are holding a Grand Opening for the shop tomorrow (Thursday). East…

Saving H&B Railroad

Saving H&B Railroad

Efforts are underway to save H&B Railroad, the company that has been in operation in Colleton and Hampton counties since 1891. The company, chartered as the Hampton and Branchville Railroad,…

Zoning plan calls for management of growth

Zoning plan calls for management of growth

While the standard meaning of zoning appeal is to disagree with and request a review of the interpretation of zoning requirements, the “appeal” of zoning is a stronger, safer community.…

Businesses are open on Walter Street

Businesses are open on Walter Street

Although Walter Street is a one-way trip from Wichman street to Hampton street that most motorists use as a path to get from one point to another, at least two…

Expired Payroll Tax Cut results in smaller paychecks

The people of America are facing smaller paychecks so far this year, thanks to the Fiscal Cliff Controversy that occurred within our country’s government at the end of 2012. As…