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It’s official- City Council accepted City Manager’s resignation

It’s official- City Council accepted City Manager’s resignation

In a quiet 4-2 vote, Walterboro City Council accepted city Manager Jeff Lord’s resignation. Lord resigned abruptly on Friday, stating he would stay with the City through Aug. 30th. His…

Special election to be held to fill City Council seat

Special election to be held to fill City Council seat

The City of Walterboro will hold a special election to fill the rest of former City Councilman Randy Peters’ term of office, which will expire in June of 2015. Peters…

Solution for school resource officers could be near

Solution for school resource officers could be near

A solution involving a minor controversy involving the number of Colleton County School Resource Officers (SROs) posted at schools seems to be on the horizon. A tentative plan to reduce…

BREAKING NEWS: Dashawn Trevell Brown Captured

BREAKING NEWS: Dashawn Trevell Brown Captured

  Dashawn Trevell Brown, Wanted for Murder in Dorchester County Club Shooting, taken into Custody Earlier this evening, August 13, 2013, at approximately 8:00pm,  deputies with The Colleton County Sheriff’s…

City Councilman served citizens in many ways

City Councilman served citizens in many ways

  Walterboro City Councilman Randy Peters passed away after an extended illness at around midnight Monday, August 12. He was a patient at the Medical University of South Carolina. Peters…

Colleton County School District gets “D” grade from the state

Colleton County School District gets “D” grade from the state

The Colleton County School District’s evaluation after the South Carolina Department of Education released school performance evaluations last Thursday indicated that our district improved, but not by much. The local…

Evaluation of beach firefighters goes well

Evaluation of beach firefighters goes well

The Colleton County Fire-Rescue Training Division assisted the Town of Edisto Beach with firefighter evaluations in the first weeks of July, and the results were heartening. Fire-Rescue Chief Barry McRoy…

Solution sought in School Resource Officer funding problems

Solution sought in School Resource Officer funding problems

 A tentative plan that would reduce the number of School Resource Officers within Colleton County will be discussed at the next County Council meeting, scheduled for September 3. A proposed…

County officials, employees working on wet roadways

County officials, employees working on wet roadways

Colleton County officials are staying busy dealing with road-related problems. As of the Tuesday, July 30, Colleton County Council meeting, 10 county roads were still closed due to rain-related issues.…

County loses WCSC on Dish Network

County loses WCSC on Dish Network

Despite steady efforts by DISH to negotiate a new deal with Raycom Media, DISH customers in Charleston, and surrounding areas, including Walterboro and surrounding Colleton County, learned last Thursday morning…