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Four local beauty winners compete for state title

Four beauty contestants who won local competitions this year also competed for the title of Miss South Carolina last weekend. Miss Colleton County Rice Festival Teen Ashley Hunter competed for…

Edisto River Float Operation successful

Edisto River Float Operation successful

On Saturday, the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, the 14th Judicial Circuit Alcohol Enforcement Team, and the Cottageville…

Alcohol sales referendum closer to November vote

A referendum concerning alcoholic beverage sales within Walterboro’s city limits tentatively scheduled to be put on the November 6 General Election came a step closer to reality at the June…

World Changers come to Colleton County

World Changers come to Colleton County

  For 142 teenagers from Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, this summer was all about making a difference for senior citizen and special needs residents living in…

Student’s goals went from pediatrician to the ministry

Student’s goals went from pediatrician to the ministry

  Justin Ritter grew up in Walterboro, graduating from Colleton County High School in 2008. Upon his graduation, his desire was to go to college in order to become a…

From New Hampshire to the Walterboro Farmers Market

From New Hampshire to the Walterboro Farmers Market

“She’s so creative, we call her the Martha Stewart of the museum,” Colleton County Museum Director Gary Brightwell said Friday. She was referring to museum Events Coordinator Jill Chadwick, who…

Shelter Director, Volunteers Recognized

Shelter Director, Volunteers Recognized

  On Thursday, June 28, Friends of Colleton County Animal Shelter held its annual volunteer recognition dinner at the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market.  This annual event celebrates the many…

$4.25 Million Federal Loan to Build Student Housing for USC Salkehatchie

$4.25 Million Federal Loan to Build Student Housing for USC Salkehatchie

 ALLENDALE, S.C. —- Officials of Community Development & Improvement Corporation (CDIC) of Aiken announced Friday afternoon that approximately $4.4 million has been secured from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural…

Local firefighter graduates from academy

Local firefighter graduates from academy

Colleton County Firefighter Hallie Young, assigned to Station # 9 in Cottageville, completed the eight week Recruit School at the SC Fire Academy in Columbia on June 22.  He graduated…

County firefighters help with Dorchester fire

County firefighters help with Dorchester fire

Colleton County firefighters helped to contain a huge fire at Argos Cement Plant at 643 Judge Street in Harleyville after a request for mutual aid assistance was called in by…