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Four local beauty winners compete for state title

Four beauty contestants who won local competitions this year also competed for the title of Miss South Carolina last weekend. Miss Colleton County Rice Festival Teen Ashley Hunter competed for…

Representative donates fans to senior citizens

Representative donates fans to senior citizens

State Representative Bakari Sellers today stepped forward to help senior citizens stay safe and cool this summer by personally donating 60 fans to senior citizens living within his district, which…

Alcohol sales referendum closer to November vote

A referendum concerning alcoholic beverage sales within Walterboro’s city limits tentatively scheduled to be put on the November 6 General Election came a step closer to reality at the June…

Bojangles hosts car show on National fried Chicken Day

National Fried Chicken Day was Friday, July 6, and Bojangles of Walterboro celebrated with their first Bo Time Classic Car Cruising.  There were no trophies or awards given but lots…

World Changers come to Colleton County

World Changers come to Colleton County

  For 142 teenagers from Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, this summer was all about making a difference for senior citizen and special needs residents living in…

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…