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Student’s goals went from pediatrician to the ministry

Student’s goals went from pediatrician to the ministry

  Justin Ritter grew up in Walterboro, graduating from Colleton County High School in 2008. Upon his graduation, his desire was to go to college in order to become a…

From New Hampshire to the Walterboro Farmers Market

From New Hampshire to the Walterboro Farmers Market

“She’s so creative, we call her the Martha Stewart of the museum,” Colleton County Museum Director Gary Brightwell said Friday. She was referring to museum Events Coordinator Jill Chadwick, who…

Shelter Director, Volunteers Recognized

Shelter Director, Volunteers Recognized

  On Thursday, June 28, Friends of Colleton County Animal Shelter held its annual volunteer recognition dinner at the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market.  This annual event celebrates the many…

Colleton County Arts Council Executive Director Resigns

Colleton County Arts Council Executive Director Resigns

The Colleton County Arts Council’s Executive Director, Maggie Hendricks, has announced that she will be resigning from her position on July 13, 2012 to step into the role of Executive…

Youth come to Walterboro to help needy residents

Youth come to Walterboro to help needy residents

South Carolina Bank and Trust recently made a contribution to the Walterboro Salkehatchie Summer Service Program, which is organized by youth volunteers from around the state. The youths spend one…

Walterboro native returns home to sell crafts locally

Walterboro native returns home to sell crafts locally

Walterboro native Jeannette (Mixson) Neal recently moved back to Walterboro from Greenwood due to the fact that her husband recently got a Job in Ladson. She left her Greenwood business,…

Rare pot at museum part of our history

Rare pot at museum part of our history

Colleton Museum Director Gary Brightwell said that she and Museum Education Coordinator Rusty Clark were nervous Saturday about the pending arrival of a very old and rare pot Saturday morning.…

Local firefighter graduates from academy

Local firefighter graduates from academy

Colleton County Firefighter Hallie Young, assigned to Station # 9 in Cottageville, completed the eight week Recruit School at the SC Fire Academy in Columbia on June 22.  He graduated…

Local automotive dealer has flair for music

Local automotive dealer has flair for music

When most people locally think about Dane Roessler, the thought of one of Walterboro’s most straightforward and fair automobile and truck dealers comes to mind. Roessler has owned A&D Auto…

Memorial Brick Ceremony held at Downtown Waterfall

Memorial Brick Ceremony held at Downtown Waterfall

A ceremony was held at 9 a.m. Friday for the commencement of a program that will place commemorative bricks with the names of Colleton County’s  Armed Services Veterans in the…