Monthly Archives: October 2016

Colleton County rain totals

Posted on October 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The National Weather Service recently posted the rain levels as received early Saturday.

The rain gauge at the Walterboro Treatment Plant recovered 9.99 inches of rain by 8 a.m. Saturday.
Another rain gauge in the Walterboro area had recorded 9.56 … Read the rest


Hurricane Matthew Photo Gallery

Posted on October 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Getting the power back

Posted on October 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

SCE&G crews began limited damage assessment and restoration work to restore power to customers in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, according to a press release distributed Saturday.

As of 2 p.m. today, there were more than 280,000 outages across the … Read the rest


Arjahn wants to be on tv | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

“Hi! My name is Arjahn Garrett. I’m 7 years old and my dream is to be on T.V.”
That’s the introduction for a letter the Forest Hills Elementary student and his family are sending out to try to help raise … Read the rest


Veterans say thank you to law enforcement | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photo by BARRY MOORE
SAYING THANK YOU. Local law enforcement officers were honored with a program at the Veterans Victory House last week, sponsored by the Walterboro Elks Lodge to show appreciation for their service.

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Businesses raise money for disabled hunters | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Hunt Brothers Pizza and Breland’s Country Store have worked together to raise funds for Disabled Outfitters this past month. Disabled Outfitters is a non-profit outdoor sportsmen organization that is dedicated to providing fellowship and helping disabled sportsmen enjoy the great … Read the rest


Two moms on a mission | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Two nurses, two moms, two friends on a mission to make this a world without Type 1 Diabetes.  It all started May 2011 when Lisa Shephard’s daughter Cameron was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) at the age of 7.  … Read the rest


Rescuers rescued

Posted on October 8, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County was playing host Saturday to a team of experienced rescuers who found their path to Georgia blocked.

The members of the Pennsylvania Task Force, a search and rescue team, had been dispatched to Georgia to assist in that … Read the rest


Colleton schools stay closed

Posted on October 8, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County students, already out of school for three days last week because of Hurricane Matthew, won’t be returning to the classroom Monday.

Colleton County School District Superintendent Dr. Franklin Foster announced Saturday afternoon that the school system will be … Read the rest


Ponytails, leather & laces | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 8, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Reese Carelock knows a thing or two about sports. With two older brothers, she is one tough cookie who enjoys competition and doesn’t mind being a trailblazer when it comes to doing something she loves — … Read the rest


Off the Field | Natalye Annette Kinard | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 8, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Natalye Annette Kinard is a senior at Colleton Prep Academy where she plays volleyball, basketball and softball for the Lady Hawks. She is the daughter of Tony Kinard and Pamela Scoggins of Walterboro. Her grandparents are Myrtle and Ted Bentley … Read the rest


Sanford selected to Macy’s Thanksgiving All Star Band | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 8, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

This Thanksgiving, Emmanuel Sanford, a Colleton County High School senior and member of the Band of Blue, will have a little extra to be thankful for, as he was recently selected to the 2016 Macy’s Great … Read the rest


Stokes attends Naval Academy over summer | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 8, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Gabriel Stokes, 17, traveled to Annapolis, Md. from June 18-23 to participate in the United States Naval Academy’s Summer Seminar.
Stokes applied and was accepted to the program, which is described as “a fast-paced, six-day experience for high achievers who … Read the rest


8 p.m. Forecast | The short version | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2016 8:08 pm by The Press and Standard

Tonight
Tropical storm conditions. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. East wind 38 to 48 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph.

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Saturday
Tropical storm conditions expected. Rain before 2pm, then showers likely after 2pm. The rain
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Matthew 8 p.m. Update Friday | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2016 8:08 pm by The Press and Standard

HURRICANE MATTHEW LOCAL STATEMENT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 39A
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC  AL142016
803 PM EDT FRI OCT 7 2016

THIS PRODUCT COVERS SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA

**EXTREMELY DANGEROUS HURRICANE MATTHEW TRACKING ALONG THE GEORGIA
COAST HEADING 
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COLLETON COUNTY -Curfew Announcement – 11PM until 7AM | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

For entire county, including Walterboro and all other towns..


Tornado Watch issued through midnight | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 495 IN
EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN GEORGIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 3 COUNTIES

IN SOUTHEAST GEORGIA

BRYAN CHATHAM EFFINGHAM

IN SOUTH CAROLINA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 7 COUNTIES… Read the rest


Matthew 5 p.m. Friday | Worst now predicted tomorrow | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

HURRICANE MATTHEW ADVISORY NUMBER  39

NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL142016

500 PM EDT FRI OCT 07 2016

 

SUMMARY OF 500 PM EDT…2100 UTC…INFORMATION

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LOCATION…30.2N 80.7W

ABOUT 40 MI…70 KM E OF JACKSONVILLE BEACH FLORIDA

ABOUT 135 … Read the rest


Riders filling the food pantry | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

When Colleton County businessman Daniel Chisolm isn’t working at the office, he enjoys riding his motorcycle for a good cause. Chisolm is the owner of Magic Touch Pressure Washing and Cleaning in Yemasee.
“I try to do 12-15 rides each … Read the rest


CCHS holds NHS Induction | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School held its National Honor Society Induction Ceremony on Thursday Sept. 29 in the Performing Arts Center. Colleton County’s Teacher of the Year Laura Clark was the guest speaker for the 42 students … Read the rest


First Steps helping new mothers | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Studies consistently show that the highest rate of return in early childhood development comes from investing as early as possible. For Colleton County First Steps (CCFS), one way to ensure early investment is to provide literacy materials and resources to … Read the rest


Band of Blue places second | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County High School Band of Blue placed second overall and second in class 5A at the 2016 Wando High School “Lowcountry Invitational Contest” this past Saturday, Oct. 1.
The Band of Blue placed second with an excellent rating … Read the rest


The Pink House – “It has withstood them all”

Posted on October 7, 2016 3:03 pm by Cindy Crosby

cindyc4@yahoo.com

EDGAR MCGEE. “We have been on Edisto a long time. The house has survived and we have survived. We want to keep it that way.”- Edgar McGee. Photo by Cindy Crosby

EDGAR MCGEE. “We have been on Edisto a long time. The house has survived and we have survived. We want to keep it that way.”- Edgar McGee. Photo by Cindy Crosby

The Pink House stood serenely on Wednesday afternoon … Read the rest


Matthew 2 p.m. | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

HURRICANE MATTHEW INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  38A

NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL142016

200 PM EDT FRI OCT 07 2016

…SEVERE HURRICANE MATTHEW LASHING THE NORTHEAST COAST OF

FLORIDA…

 

SUMMARY OF 200 PM EDT…1800 UTC…INFORMATION

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LOCATION…29.7N 80.7W

ABOUT … Read the rest


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