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Colleton, Dorchester fire department hold historic training session

Colleton, Dorchester fire department hold historic training session

Colleton and Dorchester County fire departments held their first joint training session on Saturday, a venture that will improve the safety of residents who live near the counties’ line and…

A Day in the Life: Walterboro City Manager Jeff

A Day in the Life: Walterboro City Manager Jeff

By Lauren Mckinnon Editor’s Note: “A day in the life,” is an ongoing series that we will have this year focusing on individual positions within our City and County government,…

Hemp could be new cash crop for Colleton

Hemp could be new cash crop for Colleton

South Carolina is well on its way to legalizing hemp farms, an act that could make the plant the Palmetto State’s new cash crop. The bill, S. 839, flew through…

Colleton’s Chairman Taylor brings county government priority issues to Capitol Hill

Colleton’s Chairman Taylor brings county government priority issues to Capitol Hill

Colleton County Council Chairman Phillip M. Taylor, Sr. represented the county’s interests in the nation’s capital during the National Association of Counties’ (NACo) 2014 Legislative Conference, March 1-5, in Washington,…

Walk this way: Staff sets pace for better health

Walk this way: Staff sets pace for better health

 In the past, when Brianne Buckner got home from work, her desire to exercise often got sidetracked. Fortunately for her, she’s now able to get her workout in at work.…

CERT: “Mapping Your Neighborhood”

CERT: “Mapping Your Neighborhood”

WOULD YOU LIKE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR COMMUNITY? CERT members receive 20 hours of initial training in disaster awareness, fire suppression techniques, disaster medical operations, light search and…

SC Humanities Festival:Sunday Brunch at Historic Orange Grove Place

SC Humanities Festival:Sunday Brunch at Historic Orange Grove Place

By Christie Slocum The SC Humanities Festival was topped off with a champagne brunch at Orange Grove Place in the Historic District of Walterboro on Sunday, March 9. Guests walked…

Baskets and Bows: Arts, Creativity and Fun

Baskets and Bows: Arts, Creativity and Fun

By Mandy Hathcock A cheerful and busy group lined the tables of Baskets and Bows on Tuesday evening. With paint brushes and colors galore the students in Ms. Brenda Craven’s…

CERT: Steps into action during the recent winter weather

CERT: Steps into action during the recent winter weather

Colleton’s latest rounds of unseasonable ice storms have showcased the good will efforts of one neighborly group out to show some good will. CERT is the county’s Community Emergency Response…

City council approves funding projects, street closures for big Spring flings

City council approves funding projects, street closures for big Spring flings

The Lowcountry Council of Governments is working with the City of Walterboro on the city’s list of prioritized projects that could receive additional funding. LCOG spoke recently to the city…