Monthly Archives: March 2016

Man injured when truck overturns on South Jefferies | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 30, 2016 3:03 am by The Press and Standard

An adult male was transported to Colleton Medical Center with multiple non-life-threatening injuries after he was freed from his over-turned pickup truck Saturday afternoon March 26.

At 6:36 p.m., Fire-Rescue and Walterboro Fire Department responded to the 900 block of … Read the rest


Jimmie Ray Waddell | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Mr. Jimmie Ray Waddell, 64, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest early Monday morning, March 28, 2016, at the Roper Hospital In Charleston.

Funeral services will be conducted 4 o’clock Thursday afternoon, March 31, 2016, from Great Swamp Baptist Church, … Read the rest


Rev. Dan Wright | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Rev. Dan Wright, 93, of, Jacksonboro, passed away on March 23 in Service were held. Professional Service Entrusted To: Hamilton’s Funeral Home of Walterboro.


Two roads to be closed for bridge maintenance | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

The S.C. Department of Transportation has announced two temporary lane closures in Colleton County.

The first will be Wednesday March 30 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on S-15-69 (Morningstar Drive) crossing the Salkehatchie Swamp. The lane will be closed for routine … Read the rest


William Elbert McCranie | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mr. William Elbert McCranie, age 84, of Cottageville Highway, Walterboro, entered into rest Sunday, March 20, 2016.

A native of McCrae County, Georgia, he was a son of the late Tommy Lee McCranie and the late Lilly Mae … Read the rest


Service – Splinter Wood Works

Posted on March 29, 2016 8:08 am by Myiah Blakeney

Splinter Wood Works Refinishing and minor repairs,

press cane, rush, and caning seats.

Tom Whitacre – Operator 843-542-4260

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Two injured in head-on collision near Cottageville | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 28, 2016 6:06 pm by The Press and Standard

A head-on collision in the 4900 block of Cottageville Hwy (U.S. Hwy. 17-A) sent two adult females to a trauma center Monday afternoon March 28 at 12:38 p.m.

The first Fire-Rescue crew arrived to find two vehicles with heavy damage, … Read the rest


Marie Derry Crosby | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 28, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

SMOAKS – Mrs. Marie Derry Crosby, 82, entered into rest Thursday afternoon, March 24, 2016, at her home in Smoaks.

Funeral services were conducted 3 o’clock Monday afternoon, March 28, 2016, from The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Chapel, … Read the rest


James Madison “Jimmy” Simmons | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 28, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Chief Warrant Officer CW5 (Ret.) James Madison “Jimmy” Simmons, age 77, entered into rest early Saturday morning, March 26, 2016, at his home in Walterboro. He was the loving husband of fifty-two years to the late Mrs. Edna … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 27, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Correction
In last week’s poem, Norman Brown’s headline should have said, “To Dream the Possible Dream.” The Press and Standard regrets the error and is happy to set the record straight.

Teachers’ workloads are ever increasing
Dear Editor:
The Colleton … Read the rest


Promise Zone funding has improved our lives | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 27, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Hundreds of people from our neck of the woods helped to craft the new long-term strategic action plan that will guide the South Carolina Lowcountry Promise Zone in the years ahead. Months of truly collaborative work provide us with a … Read the rest


Courtliness is fading fast in the South | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 27, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

As most of you know, I’m a proud daughter of the South.
There’s nothing like life below the Mason-Dixon. We’re fiercely proud of our traditions, our barbecue, and the fact that you can drive from mountains to ocean in under … Read the rest


The will of the people must prevail | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 27, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Justice Scalia’s passing is no doubt a great loss to his family and to our country. My thoughts and prayers continue to be with his family. His efforts to uphold the Constitution and our country’s founding principles will be sorely … Read the rest


Who is Jesus to you? | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 27, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

As Resurrection Sunday (commonly known as Easter Sunday) approaches, there is a question to ponder. Who is Jesus to you?
Jesus is known to many by a number of metaphorical phrases: the lily of the valley, the bright and morning … Read the rest


Bird walk held in wildlife sanctuary | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 27, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

USC Salk Professor Eran Kilpatrick, far left, spies a bird during last Saturday’s walk in the Walterboro Wildlife Sanctuary.

Photo by BARRY MOORE

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Healthy Tip #3 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


Post office surprises local Clemson player | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Clemson football player Jim Brown got a surprise last week when he went to the post office.
Walterboro Postmaster Doug Mixson presented Brown with a special limited edition envelope, issued by select post offices in S.C. honoring the Tigers’ trip … Read the rest


It’s time to teach a kid the joy of fishing | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By RANDELL MIXON
ranmix@yahoo.com

OK, all of you outdoors Dudes and Dudettes, it’s that time of year again! No, I’m not talking about March Madness. Now before all of you NCAA basketball fans get upset, there’s nothing wrong with watching … Read the rest


CCHS students tour Paul Mitchell school | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County High School students took a tour of Paul Mitchell the School in Charleston on Tuesday, Feb. 23 as a followup visit after Paul Mitchell’s staff visited CCHS on Nov. 18.

Over 30 students who expressed a strong desire … Read the rest


Leadership Colleton visits statehouse | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Members of Leadership Colleton visited the statehouse in Columbia last week to learn about government. From left are Adam Campbell, Angie Roberson, Adam Smith, Sen. Margie Bright Matthews, Terri Boone, Lee Stroud and Michelle Strickland.

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Hendersonville students learn about character | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Memorial Library Children’s Librarian Shiela Keaise spoke to students at Hendersonville Elementary School last week on manners and character.

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Walterboro woman named deadbeat | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office has designated a Walterboro woman as this week’s deadbeat parent.

Denise Elaine Grant, 41, whose last known address was on Barracada Road in Walterboro, is wanted on two Colleton County Family Court bench warrants for … Read the rest


Hannah and Dexter learn Easter symbols of Easter | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By Shiela Martina

Spring is coming soon and Miss Rightover knows exactly what her lesson plans will be.  During the month of March, Miss Rightover’s class will be learning the holidays that are popular and fun. She told her class … Read the rest


Engagement Announcement | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

FISCHER-MACKEY
Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Fischer announce the engagement of their daughter, Karen, and Nathan Lee Mackey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce B. Mackey of Heath Springs.
A graduate of Colleton Preparatory Academy, the bride-elect received degrees from … Read the rest


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