Monthly Archives: February 2016

Wind advisory in effect tomorrow | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 23, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

From the Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Agency:

INLAND COLLETON-

INCLUDING THE CITY OF…WALTERBORO

350 PM EST TUE FEB 23 2016

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 6 PM EST WEDNESDAY…

.TONIGHT…CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A … Read the rest


Assistance sought in solving January theft | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 22, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office in seeking assistance from the public in identifying the suspect in a Jan. 26 theft at Carolina Self Storage at 1065 Robertson Blvd.

Deputies were called to the business the morning of Jan. 26 after … Read the rest


Carolyn Smith Wilson | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 22, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Carolyn Smith Wilson, 89, of Ehrhardt, entered into eternal rest Saturday, February 20, 2016 at The Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg. She was first married to the late John W. Smith and secondly to the late Robert W. Wilson.… Read the rest


Paul Guilford Gentry | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 22, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

RUFFIN – Mr. Paul Guilford Gentry, 79, of Ruffin, entered into eternal rest Wednesday morning, February 17, 2016, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.

Funeral services were conducted 2 o’clock Friday afternoon, February 19, 2016, from The Brice W. … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 21, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Trump suffers meltdown during debate
Dear Editor:
I watched the latest Republican debate on Saturday night and listened to an agitated and frustrated Trump.  As a conservative, I was appalled at this loss of self-control and attack on President Bush.  … Read the rest


First results being seen from one-cent sales tax | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 21, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

That extra penny you spend on sales tax is working to make Colleton County a better place to live.
Many of the projects listed on that ballot in the last election are beginning to be more than just a list … Read the rest


We all have that ugly person | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 21, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

My life is made of stardust, rainbows and unicorns. NOT.
Just look at all that’s happened in the last month: My car was keyed. I got sick. I was advised to schedule cataract surgery. The diamond fell out of my … Read the rest


City council visits S.C. Senate | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 21, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Senator Larry Grooms, Walterboro City Council members James Broderick, Judy Bridge, Bobby Bonds, Mayor Bill Young and Senator Margie Bright Matthews pose in the anteroom of the S.C. Senate in front of a portrait of Walterboro’s Governor Jefferies during the … Read the rest


Don’t wait ’til it’s too late | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 21, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

As a young girl growing up in Wesley United Methodist Church here in Walterboro, I used to hear the “old soldiers on the battlefield for the Lord” sing, “This may be the last time/This may be the last time, children/This … Read the rest


Colleton’s Choices | Republican Primary | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2016 11:11 pm by The Press and Standard

Unofficial results in the Republican Primary in Colleton County are as follows:

Bush             503

Carson         281

Christie          3

Cruz         1,103

Fiorina          2

Gilmore        0

Huckabee     5

Kasich       223

Paul              4

Rubio       936

Santorum    3

Trump  2,326

Results are not official


10:30 p.m.: S.C. going with Trump | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2016 10:10 pm by The Press and Standard

South Carolina choosing Trump.

Colleton still at 12 of 32 precincts reporting. More updates as they become available.


Colleton Results: 12 of 32 Precincts in | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2016 8:08 pm by The Press and Standard


Variety of events coming up at Edisto | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

As the days get a bit longer and the temperatures soon start to rise, the Edisto Island and Edisto Beach communities have plans in place to make the most of this pristine time of the year. Spring is set to … Read the rest


Waterfowl Association presents awards | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro Chapter of the S.C. Waterfowl Association won Division 3 Chapter of the Year at the Sportsman’s Ball at the Omar Shrine Temple in Mt Pleasant on Friday Feb. 12.  Committee members, from leftare Miles Crosby, Mr. and Mrs. … Read the rest


Softball arrives in Walterboro | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Softball arrived in Colleton County last Saturday, in spite of the cold temperatures.
Colleton County High School’s girls’ softball team hosted its annual Grand Slam Jam Softball Tournament with teams from around the Lowcountry playing at the ACE Basin Recreational … Read the rest


QDMA founder Joe Hamilton presents award | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Johnny Morris, right, the founder and “Chief Fishing Officer” of Bass Pro Shops, received the Joe Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award at the Quality Deer Management Association’s 2016 National Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, recently. The award was bestowed by QDMA founder … Read the rest


UPDATED: Walterboro man killed in crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man was killed the afternoon of Feb. 19 in a one vehicle accident in the northbound lanes of I-95.
Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey reports that John G. Walling, 53, of 694 Buffalo Lane, Walterboro was pronounced dead Read the rest


Local woman wins $1,000 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


The play ‘Deathtrap’ coming March 12-13 to The Colleton Center | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Deathtrap, a wickedly amusing thriller, will cast its spell on audiences at The Colleton Center, 494 Hampton Street in Walterboro, on Saturday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 13, at 2 p.m.
A Tony-nominated “who’ll-do-it” with a record-setting … Read the rest


Reed, Tucci named top nurses | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton Medical Center nurses Florence Reed and Allison Tucci were honored with HCA Excellence in Nursing Awards at a ceremony last week at the hospital.
Reed received the HCA Excellence in Nursing Award for Compassionate Care, presented to a nurse … Read the rest


Hickory Valley Tea held last weekend | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Photo by KATRENA McCALL HICKORY VALLEY TEA. The ladies of the Red Hat Society were among the throng that attended Saturday’s Hickory Valley Tea held in Douglas Hall at Bethel Presbyterian Church. Proceeds from the event are to be used for remodeling the church’s kitchen.


HICKORY VALLEY TEA. The ladies of the Red Hat Society were among the throng that attended Saturday’s Hickory Valley Tea held in Douglas Hall at Bethel Presbyterian Church. Proceeds from the event are to be used for remodeling the church’s

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Lady Hawks out of playoffs | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 19, 2016 6:06 pm by The Press and Standard

Lady Hawks lose to Curtis Baptist 35 to 36!


Attracting business a recurring theme on city’s to-do list | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 19, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Economic development pops up again and again on Walterboro officials’ to-do list for this year.
At city council’s Feb. 9 meeting City Manager Jeff Molinari offered a short report on the six priorities council members identified during their recent Strategic … Read the rest


Second Math Night held for students | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 19, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

MATH NIGHT_0015 copy MATH NIGHT_0010 copy MATH NIGHT_0007 copyJonae’ Ford, Landon Garvin, Marlasia Ellison and Stephen Davis Long Jr. enjoy the second Math Night held at Bojangle’s in Walterboro. The event is organized by Phillip Taylor Sr. with members of Saints Center Ministries in Walterboro to provide students … Read the rest


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