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City, County agree in lawsuit settlement

Walterboro City Council, Colleton County Council, and Fire-Rescue have reached an agreement on the pending lawsuit about the city’s annexing land and affecting the county’s bottom line. As a part…

District receives average grade

District receives average grade

The scores are in and Colleton County’s schools have received an overall grade of “Average.” The district earned the average ranking in both the Absolute Rating category and in the…

Bridge, Buckner face off in Nov. 19 run-off

Bridge, Buckner face off in Nov. 19 run-off

Both candidates want beautification, jobs but have different plans to get us there. Following a poor voter turnout in last Tuesday’s Walterboro City Council election, the two winning candidates are…

Special Sales Tax Commission meets for project update

Commission will decide how potential cash pot will be spent Colleton’s citizen-comprised Sales Tax Commission met Monday night for an update on projects it will review, and to prepare for…

Strickland taking “Law & Order” approach on crime

Strickland taking “Law & Order” approach on crime

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office is now working with the courtroom’s prosecutors to make sure that repeat offenders are getting the sentence they deserve. Sheriff R. Andy Strickland told The…

Local businessmen, district collide with FOIA price tag

The Colleton County School District is responding to criticism in how it is handling a Freedom of Information Act request to put all of their cards on the table and…

Traffic stop turns up lump some of cash

Traffic stop turns up lump some of cash

On Tuesday, October 29th 2013, at approximately 9:26pm a deputy with the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office, while on route patrol, observed a white 2013 Toyota Minivan commit a traffic violation.…

Candidates easily breeze through questions in Monday’s forum

Candidates easily breeze through questions in Monday’s forum

  Monday night’s first forum for the Walterboro City Council seat opened with tongues afire as each candidate easily answered questions about why they are running for the city’s one…

Investigation by the State Department of Education coming to an end

Investigation by the State Department of Education coming to an end

SCHOOL: Superintendent expects results in false grade reporting investigation The Colleton County School District is awaiting results from a state investigation into allegations of grade tampering and false record reporting.…

Parents, kids are costume and candy ready

Parents, kids are costume and candy ready

With Trick-or-Treaters running the streets looking to fill their bags with goodies, local law enforcement is working to keep a handle on the traffic – all while adding more fun…