Monthly Archives: February 2016

Clemson eating at Arby’s | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 15, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

This Clemson bus was spotted at Arby’s today about noon.


Jacob Jackson McCranie | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 15, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

COTTAGEVILLE – Mr. Jacob Jackson McCranie, 21, of Cottageville, passed away Friday, February 12, 2016.

Funeral services will be held 3 pm, Thursday afternoon, February 18, 2016 at The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Home, Walterboro Chapel.

The family … Read the rest


Help Wanted – Allendale County Hosp. – RNs/LPNs/CNAs

Posted on February 15, 2016 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

Allendale County Hospital has the following positions available: RNs/LPNs/CNAs FT/PT/PRN 8 or 12 hour shifts. Unit Secretary FT.  The hospital offers a very competitive salary scale and a comprehensive benefits program including health insurance, pension plan, paid time off and … Read the rest


Islandton man injured in Saturday wreck | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 15, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

A 63-year-old Islandton man was severely injured in a single-car, high-speed crash in the 1200 block of Ashton Road Saturday evening Feb. 13.

At 8:53 p.m., a Station 15 firefighter radioed in to dispatch that a vehicle had struck a … Read the rest


Colleton students visit the Capitol | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 14, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Kamarion Thurmond and Ian McLaughlin of Colleton Middle School sit next to Rep. Kenneth Hodges at the Democratic caucus  during the Capitol Kids Day at the state house. In the foreground is Rep. Mary Tinkler of Charleston and her Capitol … Read the rest


Antiques Roadshow Charleston to air Feb. 15 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 14, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

“Antiques Roadshow” will air three Charleston-based episodes on South Carolina ETV on February 15, 22 and 29 at 8 p.m. as part of its new 20th anniversary season.
The 13-time Emmy®-nominated series came to Charleston in August of 2015 as … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Your Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 14, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Reflections in my rear view mirror
Dear Editor:
Many years have passed since my childhood and they concealed the slow-moving changes taking place in my world.  It was only when I compared my childhood to the childhood of my grandchildren … Read the rest


Town has saved $3 million for beach renourishment | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 14, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The town of Edisto Beach has done an amazing thing. The town government has saved $3 million in local funds to go toward renourishment of the beach.
It’s very seldom that you hear of governments actually saving money. That’s awesome. … Read the rest


The profile of a Godly man | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 14, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Two weeks ago, I shared with my readers three character traits as a profile of a Godly woman. Men, I am not going to leave you out of the scheme of things. Therefore, this week, I will be focusing on … Read the rest


Smoaks woman on a mission to preserve historic church | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 14, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Susan Scott is on a mission: preserving her historic church.
Scott has attended Trinity U.M. Church in Smoaks since she was a child. “My mother and her family lived here. My mom was married here. My aunt was married here. … Read the rest


You are Jesus’ Valentine | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 14, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

I love Valentine’s Day and have since I was a little girl. It’s never really been about romance for me. It’s more about the wonderful feeling you get when you share a little love, regardless of the type of relationship … Read the rest


Living in the country has its pros and cons | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 14, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

My husband won’t like this column, but I’ve been living it long enough to write it.
I don’t live in the ‘burbs. I don’t live on the outskirts of town. I live in a place where people keep goats in … Read the rest


Local waterfowl banquet held | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 13, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

WATERFOWL BANQUET. The Walterboro Chapter of the South Carolina Waterfowl Association held its annual banquet at the Walterboro Elks Lodge on Saturday Jan. 30. The banquet raises money which stays in South Carolina, and a large portion of which goes … Read the rest


Culpepper receives award | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 13, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Century 21 Girardeau Realty is pleased to announce that Century 21 Real Estate LLC recently recognized Victoria Culpepper, sales affiliate with the Walterboro office, as a top-producer nationwide with the coveted Century 21® Ruby Masters Award.
Ruby-level status is awarded … Read the rest


Learning about presidents | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 13, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

(Editor’s Note: Hannah Huckabee is a fun-loving, inquisitive nine-year-old girl who lives in a small town in South Carolina.  Dexter Baker is a very active and determined nine-year-old boy who also lives in a small town in South Carolina.  Mrs. … Read the rest


Williams, Davis honored by CMC | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 13, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

One volunteer and one employee were honored for their outstanding humanitarian and volunteer activities at Colleton Medical Center last Wednesday.
Volunteer Marilyn Davis and employee Lynn Williams were presented Frist Awards. “Frist Awards recognize people who serve the community and … Read the rest


Mayor speaks in Columbia | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 13, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro Mayor Bill Young, president of the Municipal Association of S.C., addressed more than 500 mayors and city council members from around the state last Wednesday at the association’s Hometown Legislative Action Day in Columbia. The MASC represents all of … Read the rest


Beard named Most Valuable Gamecock | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 13, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Lori Beard of Walterboro has been named the Most Valuable Gamecock Club President by the Gamecock Club in Columbia.  “This award is being presented to you due to your passion, effort and work to spread the ‘Gamecock Gospel’ in Colleton … Read the rest


Workshop planned on applying for Promise Zone funding | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 13, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Community Loan Fund (SCCLF), a Promise Zone partner, will hold a Feb. 17 loan application workshop in Allendale that will help interested persons learn how to secure funding for community development project.  Please register today.
WHEN:  11 … Read the rest


CCHS’ FBLA take top honors in region | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 13, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Future Business Leaders of America students from Colleton County High School attended a regional competition Jan. 30.
All 10 students placed and will advance to the state competition.
Dipali Patel and Tevej Rhodes won first place for Social Media Campaign;… Read the rest


Super Bowl party winners | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 12, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

 Winners of the Best Barbecue and Best Bacon-Wrapped at the Super Bowl party held Sunday night by the Colleton County Arts Council were the team of Jesse Walker, J.P. Downing and James Fleming. The People’s Choice Award went to Hank … Read the rest


Kindergarten registration to begin Feb. 16 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 12, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Pre-K and kindergarten registration for the 2016-2017 school term will be Feb. 16-March 18.
Registration will be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday at Black Street Early Childhood Center, Bells Elementary, Cottageville Elementary and Hendersonville Elementary through March 18.
Parents/guardians … Read the rest


CMC celebrates Wear Red Day | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 12, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

WEAR RED DAY. In recognition of National Wear Red Day, employees at Colleton Medical Center wore red to bring awareness to heart disease, the number one killer of women.

Photo by BARRY MOORE


Salkehatchie attends Carolina Day | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 12, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

USC Salkehatchie students, faculty and administration attended Carolina Day at the S.C. Legislature on Feb 3.  They are pictured here with Senator John Matthews and Senator Margie Bright Matthews.


NOW: Wreck on Bells Highway | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 12, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Emergency personnel are in the process of clearing this wreck on Bells Highway in front of the Citgo station that happened about 30 minutes ago. Traffic is delayed, so choose another route.


Trump van in Walterboro | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 12, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

One of Donald Trump’s campaign vans made at stop at Louie’s Liquor in Walterboro yesterday.


Cottageville Highway still blocked by fatal crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 12, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

A Friday morning fatal wreck on Cottageville Highway near Cottageville is expected to keep the highway closed to traffic for much of the morning.

Friday at approximately 5:30 a.m., safety forces were called to a head-on crash involving a tractor-trailer … Read the rest


UPDATE: Orangeburg suspect nabbed in Walterboro | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 12, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

The intersection of Bells Highway and Robertson Boulevard resembled a parking lot the morning of Feb. 11 as law enforcement officers swarmed into the area to apprehend an Orangeburg suspect.

Since mid-September, the Orangeburg Police Department had been searching for … Read the rest


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