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Monthly Archives: July 2016

Correction | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 7, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

In the June 30, 2016 edition of The Press and Standard, we reported that Ramon Sydeck Pierce had been arrested for an alleged home invasion. Ramon Sydeck Pierce was not arrested.

James Rakeen Pierce, whose address is 78 Sheldon Ct., … Read the rest


Apply for Service Academy nominations | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 7, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Washington – The Office of U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) is accepting applications for Service Academy Nominations through Thursday, October 13th at 5PM. High school students interested in attending one of the four service academies – U.S. Military Academy, U.S. … Read the rest


Heat index to reach 109 this afternoon | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 7, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

From the Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Agency:

Inland Colleton-

Including the city of Walterboro

7:18 am edt Thu July 7 2016

.Today…partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs in the upper 90s. Heat index readings up Read the rest


Wiggins ready to represent CCHS in Clash Saturday | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 7, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Allyn Wiggins, recent graduate from Colleton County High School, has just weeks left before she’ll begin her collegiate soccer career as a Furman University Paladin. In the meantime, Wiggins is staying busy. Last week, she competed … Read the rest


Alligators and humans | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 7, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A little common sense goes a long way in avoiding problems with alligators.

By KATRENA McCALL
editor@lowcountry.com

Photos by JEFF KRAMER
Common sense is the key to avoiding problems with alligators, said S.C. Dept. of Natural Resources Biologist Dean Harrigal … Read the rest


An expensive ride to jail | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 7, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Colleton County Fire-Rescue and Colleton Medical Center have enlisted the aid of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office to make an effort to stop abuse of the county’s health care system.
The problem is, Colleton County Fire-Rescue … Read the rest


Healthy tip of the week | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 7, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Two face additional charges following burglaries in Miley | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Press release from the Hampton County Sheriff’s Office:

Two of the three suspects recently charged for robberies in the Miley area of Hampton County  now face additional charges in an ongoing investigation into the crimes.

Officers responded to several calls … Read the rest


Money for flood victims is still available | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 6, 2016 5:05 pm 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


Sunday chase leads to arrests | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
July 3 was anything but a quiet Sunday for the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office as fleeing suspects led officers on a race through the county.
The quiet disappeared Sunday at 9:11 a.m. when a deputy on … Read the rest


Mobile Farmers Market offers fresh vegetables to all | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Summer Mobile Farmers Market is a partnership between Clemson Extension, the Colleton Farmers Market, and local farmers.  Ben Teasdel is the mobile market manager.  The Mobile Farmers Market is open to the public and residents of the apartment complexes … Read the rest


No charges planned in shooting death | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
The June 4 shooting death of a 33-year-old Walterboro man has been ruled a justifiable homicide by city police.
Antwan Maurice Sams, 33, was pronounced dead at the Emergency Department of Colleton Medical Center shortly after … Read the rest


I need a home | FoCCAS | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 6, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Thinking about an adorable kitten for your next good buddy? This is DAN! He and many other adorable kittens are currently in foster care, but available for pre-adoption. For information about seeing Dan or another furbaby, please email foccas.sc@gmail.com. FoCCAS’ … Read the rest


Arrest made in Round O murder | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 6, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man has been arrested on multiple charges in the shooting death of a security guard and the wounding of a second guard in late May.

Andre N. Crawford, 23, of 300 Oak Circle in Walterboro was taken into … Read the rest


Former WHS Bulldog and Clemson DL, Tony Stephens passes at age 51

Posted on July 6, 2016 1:01 am by Cindy Crosby

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Tony Stephens, former Walterboro High School Bulldog Football and Track standout (Class of 1983) and All-ACC defensive lineman for the Clemson Tigers, passed away Monday, July 4, 2016 at the age of 51. Photo courtesy of John Givens, former friend and WHS teammate.

Tony Stephens, former Walterboro High School Bulldog football and track standout (Class of ’83) and All-ACC defensive lineman for Clemson, passed away Monday, July 4, 2016 at the age of 51. Photo courtesy of former WHS teammate, John Givens

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Debbie Gaye Mock | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 5, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Debbie Gaye Mock, age 59, entered into rest while surrounded by her loving family Saturday afternoon, July 2, 2016, in her home in Walterboro while under the care of Agape Hospice.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:30am … Read the rest


Cynthia Blocker McGrady | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 4, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Cynthia Blocker McGrady, known by many as “Cindy”, age 64, entered into rest surrounded by her loving family Thursday evening, June #0, 2016 at her home on Edward Road in Walterboro while under the care of Hospice … Read the rest


Donna Bray Ridgle | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 4, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

RUFFIN – Mrs. Donna Bray Ridgle, 75, of Ruffin, entered into rest Friday morning, July 1, 2016, at Life Care Center of Charleston.

Funeral services will be conducted 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon, July 6, 2016, from Doctor’s Creek Baptist Church, … Read the rest


Readers’ Views | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 3, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Why we celebrate the Fourth of July
Dear Editor:
While you are cooking on the grill this 4th of July, take a minute and try to comprehend the miracle that God gave America during the summer of 1776 in Philadelphia.  … Read the rest


Opting out: What does U.K. leaving union mean to you? | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 3, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Brexit was the vote last week by the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. While this one sentence is true, it’s a little like saying “the South lost the Civil War” — true, but there is a whole lot … Read the rest


Tell it like you’re running out of time | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 3, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

I had the same ringtone on my phone for as long as I’ve had my phone, but I finally bought a new one a couple of weeks ago. Now when someone calls me I hear, “…the room where it happened, … Read the rest


Make some time for God | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 3, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

I have heard more than once in my lifetime, “I don’t have to go to church to serve God. I can serve Him from where I am.”
When we go to church, yes, we should enter to worship Him, but … Read the rest


I come from a long line of crazy people | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 3, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Today’s column is about things my family says. We’ve always had a lot to say, and boy, do we share. (Except for my father, who spoke as if each word cost him five dollars.)
I come from a long line … Read the rest


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