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Three new fire stations are open in Colleton County

Three new fire stations are open in Colleton County

The month of June heralded the opening of three new fire stations in Colleton County by Colleton County Fire-Rescue. Construction on the three projects began late last year. Local contractor…

Buckner said the city has improved during his term in council

Buckner said the city has improved during his term in council

Dwayne Buckner firmly believes that voter turnout is ultimately the responsibility of the candidate running for office. “The candidate has to inspire the people to get out and vote, and…

Wood stolen from church recovered

Wood stolen from church recovered

Heart pine lumber stolen from St. James the Greater Mission in Catholic Hill near Ritter was recently recovered. In late June, the flooring was removed from the first floor of…

Road Closures in Colleton

Road Closures in Colleton

Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Agency is urging residents to find an alternate route and stay off of the following roads due to flooding and hazardous road conditions: The Following Roads…

Flooding damages roads and makes some impassable

Flooding damages roads and makes some impassable

Flooding has been occurring in many areas of Colleton County over the past several days, and the Edisto and Combahee Rivers within the county were at flood levels at press…

City Council officials sworn into office

City  Council officials sworn into office

Two new members of Walterboro City Council and two incumbents associated with the city government were sworn into office at the Tuesday, July 9, meeting. The new members then sat…

Council passes city budget

Council passes city budget

Walterboro City Council passed the municipality’s fiscal year 2013-14 budget on Tuesday, June 25, clearing a July 1 deadline and avoiding large tax hikes. The unanimously adopted budget includes a…

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…