Monthly Archives: May 2016

U.S. 17A at Combahee River bridge to be closed June 1-15 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 31, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

U.S. 17A crossing the Combahee River at the Colleton County line will be closed Wednesday June 1-Wednesday June 15 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. for routine bridge maintenance.

Cones, signs and flaggers will be in place in the construction zone. Drivers … Read the rest


iHop now open | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 31, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

The new iHop in the Walmart shopping center officially opened May 31. The new restaurant seats 165 and will provide about 75 jobs. Hours are 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 6 a.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday.


Robert Wade “Robbie” Davis | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 31, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mr. Robert Wade “Robbie” Davis, 50, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Saturday morning, May 28, 2016, at the Trident Medical Center in North Charleston.

Born June 8, 1965, in Colleton County, he was a son of Mrs. … Read the rest


Betty Craven Parrish | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 31, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Betty Craven Parrish, 75, of Orangeburg, a longtime resident of Walterboro, entered into rest Tuesday morning, May 24, 2016, at the Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg. She was the loving wife of the late Mr. Thomas A. Parrish.

Funeral … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 29, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Help with seized  animals was incredible
Dear Editor:
As I sit here reflecting on the week past, my dogs lay on either side of me on the couch.  This moment, along with the many times I come in after work … Read the rest


Just remember | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 29, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Most Americans are looking forward to a long weekend this week. Grilling hot dogs, going to the beach, spending time with family on Memorial Day.
Hands up, ones who plan to attend the Memorial Day ceremony at the waterfall … … Read the rest


Memorial Day ceremony starts at 9 a.m. Monday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 29, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


6 a.m. / Colleton’s Bonnie warning canceled / The Press and Standard

Posted on May 29, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

614 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

THIS PRODUCT COVERS SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA

**BONNIE WEAKENS SLIGHTLY WHILE IT MOVES NORTHWARD**

NEW INFORMATION
—————

* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
– THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR INLAND
JASPER, … Read the rest


There is a story behind the song | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 29, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Oftentimes, we sing songs and have no idea of how they came into existence or their true meaning. One of the most popular songs that has been around for a long time is “It is Well with My Soul.” It … Read the rest


Ally Knight comes back with fortitude | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 29, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Fortitude.
Lately, it is a word I’ve personally thought about a lot. Coming from the Latin word fortis, meaning “strong,” it could certainly have meaning for multiple people in many different situations.
For Colleton Prep senior Ally Knight, fortitude seems … Read the rest


Where do all those socks go and other thoughts | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 29, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Random thoughts while washing my car and wondering why every bird within 50 miles apparently has GPS leading directly to my windshield:
 You go to the store and buy a three-pack of socks. Two weeks later you have one … Read the rest


8 p.m. Bonnie stalled off coast / The Press and Standard

Posted on May 28, 2016 8:08 pm by The Press and Standard

At 800 PM EDT (0000 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Bonnie was
located by an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft near
latitude 30.9 North, longitude 79.4 West. Bonnie has moved little
during the past few hours, but a … Read the rest


Crawford not offered contract for 2016-17

Posted on May 28, 2016 6:06 pm by Cindy Crosby

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Coach Mallory Crawford will not return to Colleton Prep Academy as the Athletic Director and Varsity Softball Coach in the 2016-17 school year. Photo by Cindy Crosby

Coach Mallory Crawford will not return to Colleton Prep Academy as the Athletic Director and Varsity Softball Coach in the 2016-17 school year. Photo by Cindy Crosby

Coach Mallory Crawford will not return to Colleton Prep Academy as the … Read the rest


5 p.m. Update / Bonnie upgraded / The Press and Standard

Posted on May 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Tropical Storm BONNIE Public BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM BONNIE ADVISORY NUMBER 5
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL022016
500 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

…DEPRESSION STRENGTHENS INTO TROPICAL STORM BONNIE…
…LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL SPREADING ACROSS COASTAL AREAS OF SOUTH… Read the rest


Six graduate Health Careers Academy | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Lowcountry Area Health Education Center (AHEC) held a closing ceremony for its Health Careers Academy (HCA) on Thursday May 12 for the 2015-2016 academic year.
The ceremony was held to showcase HCA students’ achievements and scholar activities. Throughout the year, … Read the rest


Forest Hills students do 1,900,000 math problems | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Forest Hills Elementary fourth-grader Sarai Frazier was named Most Valuable Player in the First in Math! program held during the school year. Winning grade awards were Roger Adams, third; Alyssa Hanna, fifth; and Sierra Hanna, first. Not pictured is second-grader … Read the rest


Forty-one come in to donate blood | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Bloodmobile coordinator Norma Weeks was disappointed in the turnout for the May 9 blood drive.
“The Red Cross sent an extra-large crew so there would be a short waiting period, but only 41 came in and only 30 pints of … Read the rest


Students visit Crescent Dairy | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

On Wednesday May 11, the Career Center of Colleton County High School took a group of students who are interested in the manufacturing field to tour Crescent Dairy of Walterboro.  The tour was led by Mrs. Blakely Stroble, the Human … Read the rest


Locals compete in RiverDog’s Run Forrest Run 5K | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

 

Three local residents — Packy Burke and Heather and Richard Massey — laced up their cleats (or rather their running shoes) and headed to “The Joe” for the 13th annual RiverDogs “Run Forrest Run 5K” … Read the rest


Nightclub security guard killed / The Press and Standard

Posted on May 28, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

A Dorchester County man was shot and killed and a second man critically injured at a Round O nightclub early Saturday morning.Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey reports that Jesse Guy, 38, of Dorchester was pronounced dead at the Trauma Center

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Noon Storm Update: The Press and Standard

Posted on May 28, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Active Weather Hazards
6 Miles NNW Walterboro SC

Refresh Hazards
Updated 12:18 PM EDT
Hurricane Local Statement click to collapse contents
1200 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

THIS PRODUCT COVERS SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA

**TD 2 LIKELY … Read the rest


6 a.m. Update: Storm still coming / The Press and Standard

Posted on May 28, 2016 6:06 am by The Press and Standard

Active Weather Hazards
6 Miles NNW Walterboro SC

Refresh Hazards
Updated 6:09 AM EDT
Hurricane Local Statement
542 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

THIS PRODUCT COVERS SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA

**DEPRESSION HAS NOT STRENGTHENED YET**

NEW INFORMATION… Read the rest


Honoring Veterans: It was my fate to step on a mine | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 28, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By KATRENA McCALL
editor@lowcountry.com
It was 1964. Ben Simmons was 18. He walked across the stage to receive his diploma from Colleton High School one day,  joined the Army the next.
And it was the year before the U.S. sent … Read the rest


CMC Auxiliary awards scholarships | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 28, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton Medical Center Volunteer Auxiliary announced winners of its $1,000 scholarships last week. They are:
 Emily Eaves who plans to attend the College of Charleston;
 Kennedy C. Crosby, Winthrop University;
 Jordan Shaw, Charleston Southern University;
 Daja … Read the rest


Two Memorial Day ceremonies planned | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 28, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The annual Memorial Day Ceremony honoring Colleton County’s veterans will be Monday May 30 at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Waterfall Plaza.
This year’s speaker will be Charles Rowland of Walterboro, who served in the Navy.
In case of rain, … Read the rest


Summer reading program starts June 3 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 28, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Memorial Library’s 2016 Summer Reading Program “On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!” is scheduled to kick off on June 3  at 10 a.m. on the lawn of the Library. Special guest presenter will be “The Healing Force: … Read the rest


Off the Field | Owen Bridge | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 28, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Owen Preston Bridge is a junior at Colleton County High School, where he plays Cougar Football and is a member of the Strength and Conditioning team. He is the son of Scott Bridge and Tina Warren, … Read the rest


Tropical storm warning for SC coast /News/The Press and Standard

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

  • TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWO ADVISORY NUMBER 1 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL022016 500 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016 …SECOND TROPICAL CYCLONE OF THE SEASON FORMS OFF OF THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES… …TROPICAL STORM WARNING ISSUED FOR COASTAL SOUTH
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