Monthly Archives: October 2016

I93.7 Moving to Burton | News | The Press and Standard

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

New owners change format and location

Apex Broadcasting, Inc. has purchased WALI-FM, I93.7 from Premiere Enterprises, LLC (PE).

Apex Broadcasting, located at 2294 Clements Ferry Rd, Charleston, has been interested in acquiring the station for quite some time as part … Read the rest


Earthquake drill to be held today | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 31, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

From Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Agency:

THIS MESSAGE IS FOR TEST PURPOSES ONLY. NO EARTHQUAKE IS ACTUALLY OCCURRING IN THE MENTIONED AREA.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON, SC HAS ISSUED A PRACTICE EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION TEST FOR ALL COUNTIES IN … Read the rest


Four injured in three-vehicle collision on I-95 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 31, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Four people were injured in a three-vehicle collision on I-95 near the 48-mile marker southbound on Monday Oct. 31 at 4:36 a.m.

A southbound tractor-trailer struck the rear of a slower moving tractor-trailer, causing heavy damage to the big rigs. … Read the rest


Voter office to open Saturday for absentee voting | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 31, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Board of Voter Registration and Election Office will be open Saturday, November 5th for in-office absentee voting.

The hours will be 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Regular in-office absentee voting hours of 8:00 am to … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

To see evil and do nothing is evil
Dear Editor:
Abortion is an unrighteous decree. Since Roe vs. Wade was overturned, almost 60-million babies have been killed in the wombs of their mothers.
Mother Teresa, now a saint, said, “The … Read the rest


Museum set to usher in Christmas | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton Museum and Farmers Market plans to usher in this holiday season with a Festival of Trees and a variety of special programs.
Festival of Trees and other events will begin on Nov. 30 and conclude on Dec. 3.
Museum … Read the rest


How will you spend Halloween? | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 30, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

In just a few days all of the little ghosts, goblins, princesses, princes, frogs, Super Hero characters, and the like, will be knocking at our doors, strongly echoing those familiar words, “Trick?” or “Treat?” Some of them will be attending … Read the rest


Sometimes you have to just ask God ‘why?’ | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 30, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Due to illness, family obligations, and a little storm called Matthew, Widdle and I have been backsliders lately.
That’s right: We missed church for four weeks, literally a month of Sundays.
Widdle Baby is faithful; if he doesn’t make it … Read the rest


Eagle Scouts recognized | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

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

Photo by GEORGE SALSBERRY

The members of Colleton County Council approved resolutions honoring three Eagle Scouts, all members of Boy Scout Troop 686, during the Oct. 11 meeting. After passage, Council Chairman Steve Murdaugh presented the proclamations to Scout Master … Read the rest


Atol Bakery celebrates anniversary at Colleton Kitchen | News | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

LaShaughn Williams, owner of Atol Bakery, recently celebrated his first year in business at the Colleton Commercial Kitchen. Located at 514 E. Washington Street within the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market, Atol Bakery has grown by … Read the rest


CMC holds Women’s Health Day | News | The Press and Standard

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

Photos by LORI BEARD
The Colleton Medical Center Women’s Heath Day had 100+ people attend to discuss menopause, hormone replacement therapy and GYN surgical options with Dr. Marjorie DeMund. The event resulted in women of all ages leaving with a … Read the rest


Holiday House craft fair to be Nov. 5 at farmers market | News | The Press and Standard

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

Clemson Extension’s Family & Community Leaders (FCL) will hold its annual Holiday House Craft Fair on Saturday Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., in conjunction with the Colleton County Farmers Market. The Farmers Market is located at the … Read the rest


Walterboro man captures 11’7”, 468-pound alligator | News | The Press and Standard

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

Andrew McCaskill of Walterboro normally hunts deer and ducks. But last month, he got a chance to hunt something much, much bigger.
In September, his uncle Marshall Steele from Lancaster called and said he got an alligator tag and wondered … Read the rest


Man killed in home invasion | Crime | The Press and Standard

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

A Colleton County man was killed and a female seriously injured when
they were gunned down during a Friday evening home invasion on
Sidneys Road.
The male occupant of the home was pronounced dead at the scene; the
female was
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Supporting the fight against breast cancer | News | The Press and Standard

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

Photos by Jeff Musgrave and Doug Mixson

The majority of the Walterboro Post Office staff purchased breast cancer t-shirts which they wore to work this week as part of a national initiative to show their support for the fight against … Read the rest


Meet the candidates for sheriff | Video | The Press and Standard

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


Walmart coloring contest winners announced | News | The Press and Standard

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

Winners in Walmart’s annual Halloween Coloring contest were Kayla Starkweather (above) in the 8-10 age division and Lylah Kemmlerlin (below) in the 2-4 age group. Addy Bush won the 5-7-year-old contest. There were 46 entries in the contest.

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Off the Field | Haley Nicole Felder | The Press and Standard

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

Haley Nicole Felder is a senior at Colleton County High School where she is a four-year varsity letterman in volleyball for the Lady Cougars. She is the daughter of Matt and Tina Tyler of Walterboro and Steven Felder. Her grandparents … Read the rest


Northside students learn from Legos | News | The Press and Standard

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

Lego enthusiast and research historian Andrew Heape teamed up with Colleton County Memorial Library’s Children’s Librarian Shiela Keaise to bring a Lego learning experience to Northside Elementary school recently. Keaise read “Green Eggs and Ham” to the students, who then … Read the rest


Meet the candidates for House Seat 121 | Video | The Press and Standard

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


Meet the candidates for School Board District 5 & 7 | Video | The Press and Standard

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


Meet the candidate for School Board District 3 | Video | The Press and Standard

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


Polo this Sunday at Limehouse Polo Field | News | The Press and Standard

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

On Sunday Oct. 30, the Colleton Center and the Limehouse family will host the eighth annual Polo for the Point. This benefit polo match will be held at the Limehouse Polo Field, Highway 15 N, 7201 Jefferies Highway, approximately seven … Read the rest


Columnist’s book selected for S.C. Artisans’ Center | News | The Press and Standard

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

Julie R. Smith, humor columnist for The Press and Standard, has been accepted into the South Carolina Artisans’ Guild. Her book of collected columns, “Southern-Fried and Sanctified,” is available in the “new artists” area of the Artisans’ Center at 318 … Read the rest


Olde House Cafe serves 1,000 meals per day during storm | News | The Press and Standard

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

Two days before Hurricane Matthew began wreaking havoc on Colleton County and surrounding areas, SCE&G contacted Olde House Café owner Tim Sumner about making plans to feed the large number of linemen who would be arriving in Walterboro to assist … Read the rest


If the tree could talk… | News | The Press and Standard

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

Deux Cheneaux Plantation, home to Susan and Allen Bell, near Ritter on the Green Pond Highway lost several trees to Hurricane Matthew.  All structures suvived intact except one equipment shed, whose roof sported a large tree limb.  The couple were … Read the rest


Matthew relief event Wednesday Nov. 2 in Ridgeland | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 28, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Governor Nikki Haley will visit Ridgeland on Wednesday Nov. 2 for a Team South Carolina Hurricane Matthew relief event. Team South Carolina Lowcountry Day will serve residents impacted by the storm from Jasper, Beaufort, Colleton and Hampton counties and will … Read the rest


March of Dimes plans leadership breakfast Nov. 2 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 28, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard


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