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Colleton County woman identified as victim in Adams Run homicide

A 41-year-old Colleton County woman was identified Thursday as the individual whose body was found on the side of a dirt road in Adams Run. The Charleston County Coroner's Office said Elizabeth D. Germany died of a gunshot wound. Germany's body was uncovered March 6 in the area of Parkers Ferry Road


Update: Suspects in death remain in jail

The two suspects charged in connection with March 6 death of a Macon Lane resident were ordered to be held without bond when they appeared at in Colleton County Magistrate Court bond hearing on March 14.


Walterboro Police Lt. Craig Stivender joins the 2020 race for Colleton’s sheriff

“My goal is going to be Cleaning Up Colleton,” said Craig Stivender, who has publicly announced that he will run for Colleton County Sheriff next year. “That is going to be my catch phrase.”


Smoke in the ’Boro this Friday, Saturday

On Friday and Saturday March 22-23, Smoke in the ’Boro will once again attract cookers and visitors from all over the Southeast. The Colleton Civic Center and Coastal Electric Cooperative’s community assistance program, the Coastal Electric Trust Incorporated, (both 501(c)3 organizations, will co-ho


Poll shows South Carolina overwhelmingly supports closing 'Charleston loophole'

Shattering the assumption that America's gun control debate is doomed to political deadlock, a new poll has found an overwhelming majority of South Carolinians — both Republicans and Democrats — support legislation that would require background checks for gun purchases, even if it takes longer than


Coroner identifies woman’s body found near Adams Run

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has identified the woman whose body a man found while looking for his dog near Adams Run. The body of Elizabeth D. Germany,41, from the Colleton County area was found near Adams Run, and died as an result to a gunshot wound.


Taking a different approach to litter

Keep Colleton Beautiful is taking a fresh approach to an old problem —Colleton County’s litter. The new concept began on March 16, as volunteers gathered at the Coastal Electric Cooperative’s Coastal Outback building, ready to spend the morning ridding the roadways around the Jefferies Highway facil


Heavy law enforcement presence in Luray area of Hampton Co. following shooting incident

HAMPTON COUNTY, SC (WTOC) - There is a heavy law enforcement presence in the Luray area, Thursday afternoon. The Hampton County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Marshal’s Task Force are currently investigating a shooting that took place on Dillon Lane. They say one suspect is in custody and they’re current


South Carolina Man Killed in Butler County Crash with 18-Wheeler

A two-vehicle crash at approximately 1:15 a.m. Thursday, March 21, 2019 has claimed the life of a Elgin, South Carolina man. Isaiah Wilson, 75, was critically injured when the 2010 Chevrolet Avalanche was struck by a tractor trailer driven by James Bourgeois, 48, of River Ridge, Louisiana. Wilson’s


South Carolina fugitive arrested in Williamsburg, VA on kidnapping, armed robbery charges

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — A Yemassee man was arrested in Virginia in connection to a December 2018 home invasion and kidnapping on Riley Street. Officers in Williamsburg, Virginia say they stopped Jeff Basil Chandler, 24, for weaving his bicycle in-and-out of both lanes, and discovered active warran


South Carolina advances tax break bills that could lure Carolina Panthers into moving

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Carolina Panthers have not yet committed to moving to South Carolina, but the state is already moving forward with legislation to clear the way for the move.


Students celebrate everyday heroes to change Colleton’s headlines

A group of English students at Colleton County High School are working to celebrate the everyday heroes of Colleton County, all in an attempt to change society’s views of Colleton County and the people who live in the county.


South Carolina peaches suffer minimal damage from freeze

During the winter, fruit trees can withstand very cold temperatures. As fruit trees develop in the spring and buds start to swell, they lose the ability to withstand cold winter temperatures.


Man shot in parked car, Summerville police investigating

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. - A man was shot while sitting in a parked car in Summerville Tuesday night. It happened in the parking lot of an apartment complex off Langley drive. The victim told police he and his friend were hanging out, planning to smoke marijuana when his friend got out of the car.


Faith Leaders Endorse South Carolina Medical Marijuana Bill

South Carolina faith leaders voiced their support Wednesday for legalizing medical marijuana, saying it is a necessary step toward improving the quality of life for seriously ill people.


Everyday conveniences are coming to Camp Hall for Volvo workers and others

Ridgeville, SC (WCSC) - Big change is coming to the Camp Hall industrial park in Ridgeville. “Camp Hall is a 6,800 acre piece of property that was acquired to accommodate Volvo. It was acquired with Santee Cooper at the request of the Department of Commerce in 2015, and as a result of that, Volvo se


Walterboro nursing home filed 29 reports of accidents and incidents in February

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Veterans Victory House in Walterboro filed 29 reports of accidents and incidents happening at the facility in February, according to new data from the Department of Health and Environmental Control.


Service project donation brings brothers closer to earning Eagle Scout

Brothers, Tyler and Dylan Hudson, are one step closer to being able to call themselves Eagle Scouts with their most recent donation to the residents at Colleton Courtyard. Tyler and Dylan are the sons of Thomas and Kelly Hudson of Walterboro. The donation, four mobile planters, fulfills their servic


Railroad crossing in Summerville closed while crews clean up work from earlier this month

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) - The railroad crossing at Richardson Avenue is closed, according to officials with the Town of Summerville. Maple and Hickory are expected to be shut down later today, officials added.


Johnsville Crime Prevention group to meet

The Johnsville Crime Prevention Organization will be meeting on Tuesday March 26 at 6:30 p.m. Johnsville Community Center, 2023 community Avenue, Smoaks.. Everyone is invited. By submitting a comment you grant Walterboro Live a perpetual license to reproduce your words and name/web site in attributi