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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Rhodes to be Democratic candidate for sheriff | News | The Press and Standard

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

Unofficial numbers in today’s Democratic runoff for sheriff are:

Otis Rhodes 1002

Dolphus Pinckney 896

Results from Edisto Beach are not yet in, but officials say only eight people voted there.

 


Colleton has first case of EEE in horse | News | The Press and Standard

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

State veterinary officials are urging South Carolina horse owners to vaccinate their animals following the discovery of four cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis including one horse in Colleton County, two horses in Horry County and one in Marion County.

Eastern … Read the rest


Three arrested for recent burglaries in Miley area | Crime | The Press and Standard

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

Three people were arrested Monday by the Hampton County Sheriff’s Office and face various charges for recent burglaries of businesses in the Miley area of Hampton County.

“These arrests were due to the hard work of my officers, as well … Read the rest


Francis Street home damaged by fire | News | The Press and Standard

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

A Francis Street home suffered moderate damage in an afternoon fire Monday June 27 at 2:09 p.m.

The first engine arrived to find light smoke coming from the eaves of the single-story brick veneer dwelling at 402 Francis Street. The … Read the rest


Minnie Cook Breland | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 27, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Minnie Cook Breland, age 65, of Lodge, entered into eternal rest Tuesday morning, June 21, 2016, at the Trident Medical Center in North Charleston.

Funeral services were conducted 11 o’clock Saturday morning, June 25, 2016, from Carter’s Ford Baptist … Read the rest


Rook wins grill | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 27, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

Tommy Rook won a Char-Broil grill from Walmart, a Kenmore grill cover from Sears and a Kenmore 17-piece barbecue set, also from Sears, in the Father’s Day grill contest sponsored by The Press and Standard. Businesses participating by having entry … Read the rest


Flood disaster help to be available Wednesday at library | News | The Press and Standard

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

Colleton residents who still have not received funding for damage from the October floods can now get help. Hearts & Hands Disaster Recovery will provide free long-term disaster case management services in Colleton County on the following dates at the … Read the rest


Man shot in face in Jacksonboro | News | The Press and Standard

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

A 23-year-old male received a single gunshot injury to the face on Clinic Drive in Jacksonboro on Sunday afternoon June 26 .

At 1:50 p.m., 9-1-1 received reports of the incident. The victim went approximately three blocks away to the … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

Thanks to all who helped with BZS Center  summer kickoff
Dear Editor:
The pre-dedication of the KFW (Katie Fennell Washington) Exercise Room was held on Saturday, June 11, with the kickoff of the “Art of Chess” taught by Mr. Carl … Read the rest


Reid graduates welding course | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

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

Cornelius Reid of Islandton earned his NCCER Welding Certification at Palmetto Training, Inc. He will be working at Comact, Inc. in St. George. He is pictured with Allen Crosby, welding instructor.


Could this be the end of the beginning? | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

In the early days of World War II, the British, standing nearly alone, suffered a number of huge defeats. And then in November 1942, they won a major victory defeating Gen. Rommel’s forces in North Africa. In reporting this victory … Read the rest


Don’t let fear paralyze your faith | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 26, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Earlier this week, I treated my husband to a gospel dinner cruise on the Savannah River Queen as one of his Father’s Day gifts. The cruise was awesome, and if you have never gone on this particular one, you are … Read the rest


‘The Last Nerve Syndrome’ | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 26, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Time magazine’s June 13 cover story was “How to Stay Married (and why).”
The premise: Marriage is more challenging than ever, but new data says it’s worth it. Marriage makes you more healthy and happy and blah blah blah.
But … Read the rest


He knows me better than anyone else | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 26, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Last month I attended a week-long conference out of town. I called home one evening to check in with my husband. He told me there was a message on our answering machine for me. He wouldn’t relay the message; he … Read the rest


About People | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 25, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Ruffin native recognized for contributions to S.C. State
Ruffin native Dr. Leola Adams was one of three area supporters inducted into the S.C. State University Miller Society recently.
The Miller Society recognizes the cumulative philanthropy of individuals, couples, organizations, associations, … Read the rest


WHS class of 1956 holds reunion | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 25, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro High School Class of 1956 held its 60th reunion on June 11 at the Walterboro Elks Lodge. Classmates came from as far away as San Diego, Calif. to attend. Class members meet on the third Thursday of each … Read the rest


Veterans can get more taxes back under new law | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 25, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By JANET D. SMITH
cvao@colletoncounty.org

On June 7, Gov. Nikki Haley signed into law Bill H.3147 which affects veterans’ tax exemptions.
Under the new law, S.C. military pay exemptions will be phased in over a period of five years. This … Read the rest


CCMS: Brooks, Johnson are Olympiads | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 25, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Middle School History Academic team recently qualified two students, Isaiah Brooks and Kevin Johnson, to compete in the 2016 Elementary and Middle School National Championships of the United States Geography Olympiad (USGO) and … Read the rest


New restaurant, market to open at Edisto | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 25, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Philip Bardin, Brandon Rushing and Jackson Hatch have announced plans to open Ella & Ollie’s, a local seafood-driven concept that will house a restaurant and market on Edisto Island. Ella & Ollie’s is slated to open in late July and … Read the rest


Coloring contest winners announced | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 25, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Winners in the coloring contest sponsored by Walmart in The Press and Standard were: ages 2-4, Brady Bishop; ages 5-7, Allyson Leah “Ally” Scott; and ages 8-10, Mykeem Gant. All the pages are on display in the customer service department … Read the rest


Sheffield competes in Miss S.C. | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 25, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

2016 Miss Walterboro Sweetheart Riki Sheffield was in Columbia last week representing Walterboro in the Miss S.C. Pageant. She has been there since June 10, rehearsing for a television show that will air on ABC News 4 at 8 p.m. … Read the rest


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