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Increase of counterfeiting occurring within county

Increase of counterfeiting occurring within county

Within the past eight months, Walterboro and surrounding Colleton County have experienced a marked increase in the passage and attempted passage of counterfeit money. Within the City of Walterboro, 31…

Low-income housing bid for Walterboro denied

Low-income housing bid for Walterboro denied

The City of Walterboro’s Board of Zoning Appeals denied a special exception that would have allowed a proposed high density, low-income apartment-type housing project to be built on Bells Highway…

Downtown Arborscape Illustrative Plan

Downtown Arborscape Illustrative Plan

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Appreciation event held for community activist

Appreciation event held for community activist

  Some call him “Rico.” Younger people refer to him as “Pops.” Whatever anyone calls him, this 70-year-old man goes by Horace Simmons. Many gathered at the Power of faith…

Woman turns 102 in Walterboro

Woman turns 102 in Walterboro

  Friends and relatives of Walterboro resident Octavia Kinsey helped her celebrate her 102nd birthday at Dogwood Hills Country Club Thursday. The centenarian was born in Pregnall, South Carolina on…

Edisto Music & Shag Fest set for August 31 and September 1

Edisto Music & Shag Fest set for August 31 and September 1

  Dockside Restaurant, the Town of Edisto Beach and the Edisto Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring the Music & Shag Fest on August 31 & September 1, 2012.  This event…

Local man may be on his way to musical success

Local man may be on his way to musical success

    Drew Judy and his Producer, Clay Hampton, both think that the Walterboro native may be on to big things within the country music industry. Drew, who graduated from…

Reality show shot in Yemassee to air next week

Reality show shot in Yemassee to air next week

  The Week The Women left, a television show based on all the women in the nearby Town Of Yemassee leaving their families to go on a free vacation, will…

1952 class of Walterboro High School held their 60th Class Reunion

1952 class of Walterboro High School held their 60th Class Reunion

On June 30th the 1952 class of Walterboro High School held their 60th Class Reunion at the home of Patrick and Myrtle Ann Dennis in Charleston. (L to R) 1st…

Local woman named National teacher of the Year

Local woman named National teacher of the Year

  Dr. Sarah E. Miller, Assistant Professor at USC Salkehatchie, was recognized as the National Outstanding American History Teacher of the Year 2011-2012 by the National Society Daughters of Colonial…