Colleton County

Man facing multiple charges after after high-speed chase

Walterboro Police arrest a man who faces seven charges after a 100-mile-per-hour chase Thursday night.

  Colleton County deputies investigate deadly late-night shooting

Police seek help identifying alleged shoplifter

FIRST ALERT: Heat advisory extended into larger portion of Lowcountry

  Colleton County, City of Walterboro passes face mask ordinance

Police: Inmate recaptured in Walterboro faces new charge after escape

FIRST ALERT: Heat advisory in effect Monday as heat index could top 105

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Flash flood watch canceled as rain moves offshore

  Troopers investigating hit and run in Colleton County

Man wanted by Berkeley County deputies arrested in Colleton County

Polling at elementary school in Colleton Co. temporarily closes due to COVID-19 case

  Primary narrows nine contenders for Colleton County sheriff to two candidates

  Parents plea for info in cold murder case: ‘You took my daughter’s life, she didn’t do anything wrong’

Deputies: Man arrested after $86,000 in marijuana found in Colleton County home

If convicted, the suspect could face up to 10 years in prison and have to pay up to $10,000 dollars in fines.

Group schedules additional COVID-19 testing sites in Lowcountry

Fetter Health Care Network announced an updated COVID-19 testing schedule with locations across four Lowcountry counties.

Colleton County schools to continue meal deliveries through June

The Colleton County School District will continue their partnership with the Colleton County government to continue meal deliveries for students through the month of June.

One killed in Colleton County motorcycle crash

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal Monday night motorcycle crash.

Man reported missing from Florida found in Walterboro

Walterboro issues curfew from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

State Troopers investigating fatal crash in Colleton County

  Colleton County deputies investigate pair of shootings

One dead, another hospitalized following Colleton County crash

Police searching for man in shoplifting case

Colleton County High School announces 2020 graduation ceremony plans

Colleton County High School students will be able to bring two guests to their graduation ceremony, according to plans released from the district.

Deputies locate missing 77-year-old woman from Colleton Co.

Lowcountry deputies say they have found a missing 77-year-old woman.

City of Walterboro to open parks following April tornado

The parks department has announced that it is reopening all of the parks with the exception of the Sankey D. Maree Park.

Lowcountry man wearing ankle monitor suspected of stealing deputy’s gun, breaking into cars

A man wearing an ankle monitor is accused of stealing a deputy’s gun and breaking into several cars in a Colleton County neighborhood.

Police investigate fatal shooting at Walterboro hotel

Walterboro Police say a shooting that left a man dead early Sunday morning appears to be domestic-related.

  Driver killed after truck strikes tree near Walterboro

Highway Patrol officials say a driver is dead after a truck struck a tree near Walterboro Wednesday night.

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Their symptoms included headache, fatigue, high fever, severe cough, severe diarrhea and shortness of breath. One had to be hospitalized, while others battled the disease from home.

  Highway Patrol investigating fatal crash in Colleton County

State troopers say a driver was killed late Wednesday night in a single-vehicle crash.

Man accused in shooting death of teen facing additional charges

One of the two suspects charged in the death of a 17-year-old girl is facing five new charges, Colleton County deputies say.

Coroner identifies victims in apparent Colleton County murder-suicide

Colleton County authorities say autopsies were being conducted Tuesday on the victims of what deputies say was a murder-suicide.

  Accusers still waiting for preacher’s sex assault trial more than two years after arrest

Accusers of a Colleton County preacher charged with sexual assault are still waiting for him to go to trial.

Illegal street racing in Colleton County leads to 67 citations for people from SC, Ga.

More than 60 citations were issued after deputies responded to an illegal street racing case in Colleton County this past weekend.

  S.C. Air National Guard to perform Lowcountry flyovers saluting frontline healthcare workers

The South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing will perform special flyovers statewide Monday to salute frontline healthcare workers.

  Affidavit: 17-year old girl shot dead in her car

One of two suspects in the killing of a 17-year old girl went in front of a bond court judge Friday morning.

Two suspects arrested after woman killed, juvenile injured in Colleton Co. shooting

Deputies have arrested two suspects after a shooting in Colleton County killed a woman and injured a juvenile.

One dead, another injured following shooting in Colleton County

One person is dead and another injured following a shooting in Colleton County.

  Edisto Beach to discuss possible re-opening date

Edisto Beach Town Council is holding a meeting Wednesday morning to discuss the possibility of reopening their beach and making changes to the current emergency ordinance.

Deputies: Sound of gunfire leads to 3 arrests, seizure of guns, drugs

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office arrested three people after investigating the sound of multiple gunshots.

  Tornado watch canceled as severe weather risk diminishes

The National Weather Service canceled a tornado watch hours early after the most powerful storms that prompted the watch early Monday morning moved off the coast.

At least 20 tornadoes touched down in South Carolina during Monday’s storms

National Weather Service offices statewide confirmed at 20 tornadoes, including 11 across the Lowcountry, during Monday’s severe weather.

National Weather Service confirms two additional tornados resulting from Monday’s storms

The National Weather Service says there have now confirmed two additional tornados that resulted from Monday’s storms, bringing the total to 16.

Work underway to repair Colleton County dam

The South Carolina Department of Transportation is working to get the flow of water under control near a damaged Colleton County dam.

  Walterboro residents continue clean up, roads still blocked after possible tornado

More than 1,500 Colleton County residents are still without power on Tuesday after a possible tornado came through the area on Monday morning.

  3 supercell thunderstorms blamed for Monday’s tornadoes, 9 S.C. deaths

As the National Weather Service continues to investigate storm damage reported across the state, it appears three supercell thunderstorms were responsible for the lines of deadly tornadoes Monday morning.

  Walterboro residents face power outages, blocked roads a day after storms

All City of Walterboro and Colleton County offices are closed Tuesday as repairs and clean-up continue following Monday morning’s storms.

  At least 20 planes destroyed at Walterboro airport after possible tornado

A powerful line of storms early Monday morning damaged more than two dozen planes, destroying approximately 20 of them, at the Lowcountry Regional Airport in Walterboro.

  Grandmother killed after tree falls on home in Walterboro; 1-year-old girl rescued

Emergency officials say a grandmother was killed after a tree fell on her home which trapped a 1-year-old girl in the Walterboro area on Monday.

  Viewers share photos of damage from Monday morning’s storms

A powerful line of storms early Monday morning left its mark across the Lowcountry, downing trees and power lines.

Colleton Co. deputies give citations for violating state of emergency order

The Sheriff's Office says this is the first time since the state of emergency order that they have had to issue citations for this type of violation.

Edisto Beach’s short-term rental ban now underway

Out-of-towners looking to visit Edisto Beach during the COVID-19 outbreak are now out of luck.

Colleton County confirms its first COVID-19 case

Colleton County officials say they received word Saturday morning of the first case of COVID-19 in one of its residents.

Deputies investigating after residents report men selling cleaning products for coronavirus

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office said deputies are investigating after receiving numerous calls about two men selling cleaning products for coronavirus.

SCHP: Driver involved in head-on collision dies from injuries

Officials with Highway Patrol say the person died on Wednesday. The coroner’s office has not yet identified the deceased.

Deputies warn of scam involving fake cashier’s checks

The Colleton County Sheriff's Office is warning residents about scammers handing out fraudulent cashier's checks.

  Colleton Co. deputies charge two suspected thieves following standoff

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office charged Hardee Baldwin and Sheena Dilauro with first-degree burglary. Baldwin is also charged with grand larceny.

2 arrested following hours-long standoff at home in Tega Cay

A man was taken into custody following a standoff situation in York County that lasted for hours.

Police searching for woman who stole jewelry, merchandise from Lowcountry store

The Walterboro Police Department is asking for the public’s help to identify a woman who is accused of stealing jewelry and merchandise from a store

  Big investment coming to small town in Colleton County

A local company is investing millions into rural Colleton County. With the help of some state funding, a manufacturing project could bring 28 new jobs.

  Booster club treasurer accused of stealing more than $33,000

The treasurer of the Colleton County High School booster club is facing charges of stealing thousands of dollars from the club.

Police searching for man who stole meat from Walterboro grocery store

Police officers are searching for a man who they say stole meat from a grocery store in Walterboro.

Police still searching for Walterboro bank robbery suspect

Walterboro police are still looking for a man suspected of robbing a bank inside a Walmart earlier in February.

  SCHP: 2 dead in head-on Colleton County crash

Two people died in a two-car crash Wednesday night in Colleton County, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

  Cottageville mayor receives backlash on proposed gun changes

The town of Cottageville is considering two proposals that would change their current gun laws.

  Colleton County School Board appoints interim superintendent

The Colleton County School Board of Trustees voted unanimously to appoint John Tindal as interim superintendent during a board meeting on Tuesday.

  Deputies looking for missing Colleton Co. man

Colleton County deputies are looking for a man missing since late January.

  Cottageville mayor says proposed changes in gun laws are needed to keep people safe

The Colleton County town of Cottageville is proposing changes in its gun laws that would spell out where gun owners can carry and shoot their guns.

  All lanes blocked on I-95 SB in Colleton Co. because of crash involving 2 tractor-trailers

Emergency personnel are on the scene.

  One dead in Colleton County crash, troopers say

One person died early Thursday morning in a single-car crash in Colleton County, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

  Police release images of man wanted in Walterboro bank robbery, getaway vehicle

Walterboro Police released surveillance pictures of a man they robbed a bank inside a Walmart Tuesday morning and the vehicle he is believed to have used to flee the scene.

  Police: Woman shot in the head after customer accidentally drops gun at pizza shop

Investigators say a woman was shot in the head after another customer accidentally dropped his gun at a pizza shop in Walterboro Friday afternoon.

  ‘Kids’ lives are in danger:’ S.C. mom concerned after school bus runs stop sign

Colleton County School District officials are investigating after a video surfaced showing a bus running through a stop sign.

  Deputies searching for man accused of failing to register as sex offender

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office is trying to locate a 50-year-old man they say failed to register as a sex offender.

  Colleton County man wanted for criminal sexual conduct with a minor, deputies say

Colleton County deputies are looking for a man wanted for criminal sexual conduct with a minor.

  911 call in fatal hunting accident: ‘I thought it was a deer’

A newly released 911 call from a fatal New Year’s Day hunting accident reveals the shooter thought he shot a deer.

I-95 NB traffic near Walterboro moving again following accident

Northbound traffic on I-95 in Walterboro is moving again following an accident that had shut down all lanes.

  Police searching for suspect in Walterboro car wash break-in

Walterboro police are searching for a suspect in a car wash break-in Tuesday morning.

  Colleton County School superintendent resigns

The superintendent of the Colleton County School District signed a separation agreement paving the way for his departure, the school board confirmed.

Man suffers serious injuries after ATV flips over and lands on him in Colleton Co.

Authorities said a 30-year-old man suffered serious injuries after the ATV he was riding flipped over and landed on him.