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Cottageville Elementary PTO presents breakfast with Santa

Cottageville Elementary PTO presents breakfast with Santa

  An early Saturday morning crowd cheerfully arrived at Cottageville Elementary School to support the Cottageville Elementary PTO for their annual Breakfast with Santa Fundraiser. PTO officials Andy Sahlmann (President),…

Institute recruiter visits TCTC to entice students

Institute recruiter visits TCTC to entice students

A presentation was conducted by Shawn Hanks, Admissions Presenter, with Advanced Technology Institute (ATI), Virginia Beach, Virginia with all of the CATE classes at Thunderbolt Career & Technology Center (TCTC)…

Volunteers awarded at Eat Smart ceremony

Volunteers awarded at Eat Smart ceremony

Several volunteers for the Colleton County Eat Smart, Move More program were awarded for their service during a ceremony at Colleton Memorial Library on the afternoon of Wednesday, November 28.…

Smoke alarms save lives during two fires

Smoke alarms save lives during two fires

  Smoke alarms are believed to have saved lives at two residences recently. At two house fires over a recent two-day period within which people were awakened by their smoke…

Pilot program will hopefully save potential pets

Pilot program will hopefully save potential pets

  A new program that will soon begin in Colleton County will greatly reduce the number of puppies and dogs currently being euthanized in Colleton County. The euthanization rate in…

Many attended cane grinding in Islandton

Many attended cane grinding in Islandton

  About 250 people, one from as far away as Louisiana, attended the 20th annual old-fashioned cane grinding at the residence of Allen Bishop on Sniders Highway between Sniders and…

Many give help to needy people while also having fun

Many give help to needy people while also having fun

“Empty Bowls is just such a wonderful event, the people attending have such a good time, and the proceeds go to help people in need.” Those were the wise words…

Local Election Results

In local races: Democrat Andy Strickland is our new Sheriff. He won over Republican challenger Marshall Morehead by a margin of 8,969 to 7,849. In a somewhat surprising election result,…

Time for a Public Financial Code of Conduct in our state

For many hardworking South Carolinians focused on doing the right thing every day, the embezzlement of public funds might seem to rarely occur in the Palmetto State – you know,…

Road paving underway along streets in Downtown Walterboro

Road paving underway along streets in Downtown Walterboro

Street paving is underway in conjunction with the City of Walterboro’s Downtown Arborscape Project. Last week, Lucas and Walter streets were paved. This week, East Washington Street is being paved.…