Monthly Archives: October 2015

Dorothy Seigler | Obits | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

ROUND O – Dorothy Ilderton Seigler, wife of the late Hubert Berlis Seigler, passed away Wednesday afternoon at her home. She was 90.
Mrs. Seigler was born in Summerville October 14, 1924, one of eleven children of the late Robert … Read the rest


Suds and Sausage | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The annual Suds and Sausage was held last Thursday at the S.C. Artisans Center. The event raises funds for the Artisans Center and the Downtown Walterboro Criterium. Lynn Tanner and Billy Ackerman cooked sausage provided by RIzer’s Pork and Produce. … Read the rest


Old Bank holds Christmas Open House | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Owner Cindy Corley is all smiles after Old Bank Christmas and Gifts’ open house last Sunday. A crowd turned out in spite of the inclement weather. A second open house will be held this Sunday from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. … Read the rest


Hawks first in region | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

30-22 win over Hilton Head leaves Hawks 2-0 in region play; face Holly Hill at home Friday night.

By ROBERT DRIGGERS
coachdriggers@yahoo.com
Coming off a big conference road win, the War Hawks find themselves in first place in the region … Read the rest


Crime Reports | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Multiple charges filed after chase
A Smoaks man is facing multiple charges in connection with a high-speed police chase that started in Walterboro Tuesday morning and ended in Dorchester County.
The incident began Tuesday at 9:31 a.m. on Bells Highway … Read the rest


Assisting Columbia | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Local teams help keep hospital open, provide tankers of water

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Columbia, one of the South Carolina cities feeling much of the wrath of Hurricane Joaquin, needed local help in weathering the storm.
The rising waters, caused … Read the rest


Disaster loans will be available for area businesses and homeowners | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet issued the following statement after the announcement of the presidential disaster declaration for several counties in South Carolina affected by severe storms and flooding that began on Oct. 1:
“The U.S. Small … Read the rest


Celebrating Miss Ferne’s efforts | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Monday afternoon was a first for the Colleton County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs.
The open house and ribbon-cutting for the newest community training home was the first time that the board had decided to … Read the rest


Beach floods, but things could have been worse | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

By KATRENA McCALL
editor@lowcountry.com

More than anything, Edisto Beach Mayor Jane Darby is thankful.
The situation at the beach was bad, she said, but no one was injured, the town’s water and sewer systems remained intact and most homes were … Read the rest


FLOODED: And the river’s not done yet | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Edisto River at 15.25 feet, expected to continue to rise until weekend.

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com

Everyone who had a stake in the county’s response to last weekend’s deluge says that Colleton County was lucky.
Lucky that Colleton County was … Read the rest


S.C. State moving forward | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2015 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Interim president tells of progress in Walterboro visit

By Minister Anna Stevens Bright

Over the past several months, S.C. State University, according to some, has received a “bad rap.” However, on last Tuesday night, Dr. W. Franklin Evans, the interim … Read the rest


Why can’t I make a hippo from potatoes? | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2015 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Julie HoffI’m a walking, talking Pinterest fail.
I don’t actually have a Pinterest account because I’m not smart enough to set one up (seriously, I’ve tried twice.) But seeing all the creative projects that friends pin makes me wonder things like, … Read the rest


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