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A Day in the Life: of Colleton County Fire-Rescue

A Day in the Life: of Colleton County Fire-Rescue

  By Lauren Mckinnon There is no such thing as a “typical” day in the life of a firefighter or paramedic. Each day brings something new. If there were three…

Local artist receives recognition from Gov. Haley

Local artist receives recognition from Gov. Haley

By Lauren Mckinnon Bob Grenko has traveled the world in his quest to study art. After graduating from the Chicago Art Institute, he spent most of the 1950s in Europe.…

A Day in the Life of a 911 Dispatcher

A Day in the Life of a 911 Dispatcher

By Lauren Mckinnon “911, where is your emergency?” For many people, these are the first words they hear after tragedy strikes. These words are a link to a lifeline. When…

Cottageville Police Chief Looking for SRO Funds

Cottageville Police Chief Looking for SRO Funds

Cottageville Police Chief Charles Long is working to bring a permanent School Resource Officer into Cottageville Elementary School. Long and his department are writing a grant that could pay for…

Walterboro’s Red Rocking Chair Spotlight on Commemorative Holiday Card

Walterboro’s Red Rocking Chair Spotlight on Commemorative Holiday Card

Walterboro’s red rocking chair, an icon for hospitality and community in Colleton County, was featured on the 2013 Commemorative Holiday Card issued by SouthernCarolina Alliance, the regional economic development organization…

Haman, Historical Society receive grant from USC

Haman, Historical Society receive grant from USC

Jenni Haman, a senior in the Bachelor’s of Liberal Studies program at USC Salkehatchie has received a grant from the University of South Carolina’s Office of Undergraduate Research. This Magellan…

Johnsville Gospel Anniversary Kickoff

The Southern Six gospel singers were the first of many between now and January to host their anniversary at Johnsville Community Center on Sunday, December 22, 2013. Southern Six was…

Colleton agent is SCDPPPS employee of the year

Colleton agent is SCDPPPS employee of the year

Dawn Farish, an Agent/Probation Specialist in Colleton County, is the 2013 Employee of the Year for the SC Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services. Agent Farish has been employed…

Animal Shelter Receives Large Donation

Animal Shelter Receives Large Donation

The Colleton County Animal Shelter received about two thousand pounds of dog and cat food from a generous donation. Bud and Polly Gramling, of Edisto Beach, have owned both dogs…

Local Elves Caught Being Naughty and Nice

Local Elves Caught Being Naughty and Nice

Santa has sent his little helpers to thousands of homes through the trendy “Elf on the Shelf” craze, and one local woman has put her crafty skills to work in…