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Library and DEW to Offer Connection Points for Community

Library and DEW to Offer Connection Points for Community

 The Colleton County Memorial Library has partnered with the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) to offer unemployment insurance service Connection Points to the community. The Connection Points,…

City Budget proposals pass first reading during special-call meeting

City Budget proposals pass first reading during special-call meeting

Walterboro City Manager Jeff Lord presented Council with a proposed $195,386 2013-14 Fiscal Budget during a Special-Call City Council Friday, June 14, and the measure passed first reading unanimously, with…

Beach voters to decide on water supply

Beach voters to decide on water supply

Edisto Beach residents will go to the polls Tuesday (June 25) to decide whether the town should purchase new water purification equipment. They will be voting on a referendum to…

Nails still taking a bite out of residents’ income

Nails still taking a bite out of residents’ income

More problems concerning vehicle tires being damaged by roofing nails on Iris Drive in Hyde Park have recently surfaced. On Sunday afternoon, over 200 nails were collected from the roadway.…

S.C. workforce partners unveil upgraded service delivery system

S.C. workforce partners unveil upgraded service delivery system

After receiving a report that the South Carolina Department and Workforce (DEW) was going to be closing down on June 10, a reporter from the Colletonian got in touch with…

City Budget passes first reading

City Budget passes first reading

After two meetings and a work session in between, Walterboro City Council passed the first reading on an amended version of the proposed 2013-14 Fiscal Budget Friday morning. The process…

Bi-Lo buys out Reid’s and several other grocery chains

Bi-Lo buys out Reid’s and several other grocery chains

Reid Boylston, a full-time salaried employee with Food Lion, and the namesake for the Reid’s grocery store chain in South Carolina, said he doesn’t think that the recent acquisition of…

County sues City over fire protection issues

County sues City over fire protection issues

 The Colleton County government filed a lawsuit against the City of Walterboro over fire protection issues on Monday, June 3. Beaufort County Attorney David Tedder filed the suit after being…

County won’t be adversely affected by SCE&G’s plant closing

County won’t be adversely affected by SCE&G’s plant closing

A decision made by former Colleton County Administrator Richard Starks, in 2003, to introduce a fee-in-lieu based pact for the tax revenue produced by the South Carolina Electric and Gas’…

One incumbent retains his seat, two newcomers elected

One incumbent retains his seat, two newcomers elected

Tom Lohr retained his Walterboro City Council seat after the votes had been counted from the Tuesday, May 28, election. Two newcomers, Jimmy Syfrett and James Broderick, were also voted…