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SCE&G accelerates plans to retire coal-fired Canadys Station

SCE&G accelerates plans to retire coal-fired Canadys Station

South Carolina Electric & Gas (SCE&G) today announced that it will accelerate its plans to retire two coal-fired electric generating units at its Canadys Station power plant near Walterboro, S.C.…

Crime crackdown on the Edisto

Crime crackdown on the Edisto

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office, Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Colleton KEYS conducted a brief press conference at noon on May 21,…

Upstate legislator has his heart in the Lowcountry

Upstate legislator has his heart in the Lowcountry

South Carolina Congressional District 7 Representative Tom Rice represents a swath of eastern South Carolina that runs from the Myrtle Beach area almost up to the North Carolina border. Nevertheless, his…

City Council candidates answer questions concerning city policies

City Council candidates answer questions concerning city policies

The Colletonian posed 12 questions to candidates running for three open positions for seats on Walterboro’s City Council. Their answers may help voters decide which candidates to choose for those…

Cracking down on crime on Edisto River

Cracking down on crime on Edisto River

  Colleton County Sheriff’s Office, Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office, SC Department of Natural Resources and the Colleton KEYS held a  press conference yesterday May 21, at the Walterboro/Colleton County Airport…

Town Hall Forum on Public Safety

Town Hall Forum on Public Safety

A Town Hall Forum on Public Safety held Monday, May 13, in order for the Internal City Managers’ Association (ICMA) Center for Public Safety and Management(ICMA) to obtain information about…

Walterboro ISO Fire Rating Improves to a Class Three

Walterboro ISO Fire Rating Improves to a Class Three

Safety measures that have been completed by Walterboro City officials mean that insurance rates should soon be going down for residents, businesses, and organizations within city limits. The pending change…

Walterboro Public Safety Chief, Otis Rhodes terminated

Walterboro Public Safety Chief, Otis Rhodes terminated

Today, at 11 a.m. Walterboro Public Safety Chief, Otis Rhodes was terminated. After several attempts to reach Jeff Lord, City Manager, who is in charge of the hiring and firing…

Opposition to proposed shooting ban voiced during meeting

Opposition to proposed shooting ban voiced during meeting

Several people voiced opposition to a proposed ordinance that would ban shooting firearms in certain areas of Colleton County during the Tuesday, May 7, County Council meeting. “I’ve been a…

Kayak Fishing book shares How-To Info

Kayak Fishing book shares How-To Info

One of the fastest growing demographics among anglers are those wanting to fish from a kayak. With the economic downturn, the revolution in kayak fishing has been accelerated since fewer…