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Atwater widow files to run for SC superintendent

...leave her job Friday as a special education teacher in Colleton County to campaign full time. Though she's been involved...excited, she said, was Gov. Nikki Haley's visit to Colleton County to advocate her education improvement plan that focused...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-20/atwater-widow-files-run-sc-su
Haley tours Aiken County storm damage

...community has been completely damaged from this storm," she said.Haley was scheduled for a similar trip to nearby Colleton County after leaving Aiken.On Wednesday, the governor received federal declaration of emergency approval from President...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-15/haley-tours-aiken-county-stor
Friday's Prep Scores

...Rest 0Berkeley 26, Hilton Head 6Bishop England 35, Ridgeland-Hardeeville 13Blue Ridge 10, Greer 9Bluffton 40, Colleton County 36Branchville 44, Bethune-Bowman 16C.E. Murray 56, Scott's Branch 0Cardinal Newman 21, Ben Lippen 3Carolina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-11-02/fridays-prep-scores
Floods, washed out roads in soggy S.C.

...in neighborhoods in Horry County, where the Waccamaw River went over its banks, or in Bamberg, Dorchester and Colleton counties, where the Edisto River is reaching levels not seen in 40 years.The rains have washed out several roads and caused...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-21/floods-washed-out-roads-soggy
Across South Carolina

Teen mother faces charges in deathWALTERBORO, S.C. - Colleton County sheriff's deputies have charged a 17-year-old mother with homicide by child abuse in the death of her 9-month-old son...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-28/across-south-carolina
Carroll Creech

BARNWELL, S.C. - Carroll Allen Creech, 91, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2013 in the Colleton County Medical Center. Mr. Carroll was born on December 24, 1921 in Barnwell County. He was a son of the late Robert Lee and Anna...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000165994660
Panel downgrades drought for much of S.C.

...level.In some areas, crops were bountiful.Marion Rizer, the soil and water conservation district commissioner in Colleton County said the summer rainfall "was enough to produce the best corn crop I've ever harvested since I started farming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-27/panel-downgrades-drought-much
SC deputy admits tipping off drug dealers

CHARLESTON, S.C. - A former Colleton County Sheriff's deputy has pleaded guilty to tipping a...statements to FBI agents during a drug investigation in Colleton County. Prosecutors say agents were investigating drug dealers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-10-31/sc-deputy-admits-tipping-drug
100 turkeys die in SC fire

WALTERBORO, S.C. - Colleton County authorities say 100 young turkeys died when fire broke out...were able to prevent a nearby propane tank from exploding.Colleton County Fire Rescue Chief Barry McRoy says nine fire trucks and 28...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-12-06/100-turkeys-die-sc-fire
Across South Carolina

...playing cards Monday night in the front yard of the bungalow in Walterboro when a car pulled up and opened fire. Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey said Charles Kittrell, 45, died at the scene. The baby, Shaniyah Burden, and Christopher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/11/met_555373.shtml
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