Channel 5 (WCSC-TV): Section of I-95 in SC dedicated to Tuskegee Airmen

By Nicole Johnson WALTERBORO, SC (WCSC) – America’s first ever black military men are honored for their heroic service. The Tuskegee Airmen were a group of young men who enlisted during World War II, despite it being a time when many Americans thought black men were not ready. “They said we could not do different

Channel 4 (WCIV-TV): Tuskegee Airmen honored with I-95 memorial highway

WALTERBORO, S.C. (WCIV) — The Tuskegee Airmen were honored in Walterboro Sunday as a section of Interstate 95 in Colleton County was named after them. The Tuskegee Airmen are known as a group of young men who enlisted in World War II to become America’s first African-American military airmen. Johnnie Thompson, Historian and President of

Hilton Head Island Packet: SCDOT to honor Tuskegee Airmen

Published in the Hilton Head Island Packet on July 21, 2011 As the result of a bill sponsored in the House by state Rep. Robert L. Brown, and supported by the S.C. legislature, the S.C. Department of Transportation will dedicate a stretch of I-95 to the honor and memory of the Tuskegee Airmen on Sunday.

Charleston Chamber Member 2 Member News: Profile of Rob Wendt

Name: Robertson H. Wendt, Jr. Company: The Law Offices of Robertson Wendt Title: Attorney Chamber member since: 2011 Company mission: Rob Wendt represents individuals whose working lives and careers have been cut short by disabling medical conditions prior to retirement age. The firm helps clients win approval for benefits in complex Social Security disability,

Walterboro City Council Votes to Designate July as Independent Retailers Month

Walterboro, S.C. — On Tuesday, June 28, 2011, Walterboro Mayor Bill Young and the Walterboro City Council voted unanimously to adopt a resolution designating July as Independent Retailers Month. “Independent Retailers Month provides a time to celebrate the independence of our community members and the entrepreneurial spirit represented by the core of local retailers who

Charleston Regional Business Journal: People in the News

Published June 20, 2011 Robertson H. Wendt Jr. of the Law Offices of Robertson Wendt, a North Charleston-based firm specializing in legal issues related to Social Security and other disability benefits, has been selected as one of South Carolina Lawyers Weekly’s 2011 Leadership in Law honorees. Wendt is one of 15 in the state and

Walterboro Public Safety Updates on Shooting Incident

Editor’s Note: Please note the following correction. Walterboro Public Safety has verified that the suspect’s name is Ervin Sanders, Jr., not Erwin. He is currently being denied bond. Walterboro, S.C. – Yesterday, around 12:31 p.m., Walterboro Public Safety officers responded to vehicle (a black Ford) chasing another vehicle (a red Lincoln) firing shots on East

Walterboro Public Safety Reports Shooting Incident

Walterboro, S.C. – Walterboro Public Safety officers responded to vehicle (a black Ford) chasing another vehicle (a red Lincoln) with shots being fired on East Washington Street. The vehicles then turned onto N. Jefferies Blvd and headed north.  Officers stopped the suspect vehicle (the black Ford) at N. Jefferies and Robertson Blvd.  The black Ford