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Man attacked by knife-wielding suspect

Man attacked by knife-wielding suspect

An unknown man wearing a ski mask burst into another man’s house last week and allegedly attacked him with a knife. According to a Colleton County Sheriff’s Office incident report,…

Local leader, councilman headed to Uganda for mission trip

Local leader, councilman headed to Uganda for mission trip

Local pastor and elected county leader Phillip M. Taylor, Sr. is returning to the international mission field, participating in a seven-day humanitarian relief effort. In July, he will leave for…

Lovelace announces bid for sheriff

Lovelace announces bid for sheriff

Current law enforcement officer Chris Lovelace is throwing his hat into the ring as a candidate for the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office, vowing to run as an independent candidate in…

“I will breathe for you” Son pleads for his mother’s life after ex breaks court order, shoots her in back

“I will breathe for you”  Son pleads for his mother’s life after ex breaks court order, shoots her in back

A Cottageville cop who was the first to arrive on scene at last week’s domestic violence shooting talked to the female victim, applying pressure to the buckshot wounds to her…

Illegal dump sites removed as part of county cleanup

Illegal dump sites removed as part of county cleanup

More than 700 bags of trash and several illegal dump sites were found during last week’s regional litter cleanup. As a part of a multi-county approach to cleaning up litter…

No charges in student death, district releases details on the fight

No charges in student death, district releases details on the fight

No charges will be brought against any of the parties involved in a fight that involved 10-year-old RaNiya Wright, who died two days after being involved in that fight. In…

Special-needs athletes to participate in new May Play Day

Special-needs athletes to participate in new May Play Day

Special-needs athletes from across Colleton County are being asked to participate in a special May Play Day event this year, as the county’s normally-annually Special Olympic games have been canceled…

Three people save disabled woman from house fire

Three people save disabled woman from house fire

Three area young people saved a Colleton County woman from a burning house last week. On Wednesday, April 17th, a 911-emergency call came into the Colleton Communications Center, with the…

Pinckney announces bid for sheriff

Pinckney announces bid for sheriff

Longtime Colleton County law enforcement officer Dolphus Pinckney is running for sheriff. Pinckney’s public campaign has been underway for several weeks, but he is now formally discussing his campaign with…

Civitans award three with servant’s heart award

Civitans award three with servant’s heart award

The worldwide mission of Civitan International is to build good citizenship by providing a volunteer organization of clubs dedicated to serving individual and community needs, with an emphasis on helping…