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City to honor Colleton Training School

Walterboro City Council has approved the funding of a new historical monument that will honor the Colleton Training School. The school is where black students in Colleton County attended school…

Healthy New Year Detox

Healthy New Year Detox

The start of a new year is a great time for a detox to cleanse your body. The holiday season is finally over, and we’ve enjoyed all of the eating…

CCMS Students of the month of November

CCMS Students of the month of November

Colleton County Middle School recognized their Cougars of the Month for the month of November, on November 30th, 2018. Since beginning the ceremony last year, CCMS teachers and staff have…

2019 Grand American Coon Hunt in Orangeburg

2019 Grand American Coon Hunt in Orangeburg

The 54th Annual Grand American Coon Hunt played out under wet hunting conditions on Friday night January 4, but Saturday’s Coon Fest enjoyed lots of sunshine. When the December edition…

Buchanan says he will run for Sheriff in 2020

Buchanan says he will run for Sheriff in 2020

Lifelong law enforcement officer Anthony Buchanan is announcing his candidacy for Colleton County Sheriff. The sheriff election is not slated until 2020; however, Buchanan says he decided to formally announce…

Rowe Road children and mother found

Rowe Road children and mother found

On Tuesday, January 8, 2019, Colleton County Investigators Shauna Tozier and Edward Marcurella along with the assistance of the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office, were able to recover all five children…

Unlawful Conduct Towards a Child on Rowe Lane

Unlawful Conduct Towards a Child on Rowe Lane

On January 3, 2018, Sheriff Strickland responded to a residence located on Rowe Lane, in Colleton County.  Once Sheriff Strickland approached the residence he made contact with Colleton County Animal…

Colleton Chapter of NAACP under new leadership

Colleton Chapter of NAACP under new leadership

The Colleton Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is excited to move forward in 2019 under a newly elected board. Elections were held in…

Valbert out on bond

Valbert out on bond

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office writes: On December 5, 2018, Investigators from the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office issued two arrest warrants for Robert Eugene Valbert, III, for Criminal Sexual Conduct…

Carolina Wildlife Syndicate Seeks Focus on Francis Marion Forest

Carolina Wildlife Syndicate Seeks Focus on Francis Marion Forest

The recent history of the Francis Marion National Forest just north of Charleston is well known after being brutalized by Hurricane Hugo. Now in 2018 more forestlands in Southwest Georgia…