Monthly Archives: October 2016

Hot meals available in Ruffin, Cottageville | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 11, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

In His Name-Colleton will be serving hot meals in Ruffin (today) and Cottageville (Wednesday) for anyone who needs them.  Service will begin at 4:30 PM and continue until food runs out.

TODAY:  Ruffin Baptist Church on Double Churches Road

WEDNESDAY:  … Read the rest


Paula Renea Padgett | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 11, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Paula Renea Padgett, age 53, of Walterboro, entered into rest Friday evening, October 7, 2016, at Landmark Hospital in Athens, Georgia following an extended illness.

 

Funeral services will be conducted 1 o’clock Saturday afternoon, October 15, 2016, from … Read the rest


Need debris removal, tarps, personal hygiene items | Numbers to call | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 10, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

From Colleton County Emergency Preparedness:

Anyone needing debris removal, call 843-549-7764

Anyone needing a tarp on the roof, call 843-549-2130

Anyone needing personal hygiene items, call 843-549-2176

 

 


Be cautious when the power comes back | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 10, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro Fire Chief Wayne Lake is urging residents to be cautious when their electrical service returns.

When the power went down, in most cases on Saturday morning, some residents might have been in the midst of preparing breakfast.

Those burners … Read the rest


School closed through Wednesday, at least | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 10, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

All Colleton County schools will be closed through Wednesday, according to Colleton County School Superintendent Franklin Foster. He said he will reassess the situation Wednesday afternoon and make a determination on reopening schools then.

 


This is why you can’t get to Edisto Beach | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 10, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Palmetto Boulevard


Beware of Scams in the Wake of Hurricane Matthew | The Press and Standard

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

People affected by Hurricane Matthew should be aware of potential scams that could come in the form of emails, phone calls, text messages, and others. Scams of this kind are often times used against individuals in areas that have recently … Read the rest


Waste sites to reopen today | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 10, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

All solid waste sites will be open today, with the exception of the site at Hudson Mill, which was severely damaged by Matthew.

 


Charles Henry McMillan | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 10, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

BONNEAU BEACH – Mr. Charles Henry McMillan, affectionately known by many as “Pops”, age 70, of Bonneau Beach, entered into rest Thursday evening, October 6, 2016, at the Trident Medical Center in North Charleston.

Born April 6, 1946, in Colleton … Read the rest


Monday morning power update | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 10, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

As the linemen working with Coastal Electric and South Carolina Electric and Gas were getting back to work Monday morning much of the county was still without power.

Monday morning, Coastal Electric was reporting that Sunday’s efforts to restore power … Read the rest


We must be strong and stand together | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 9, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The beauty of America is that we are a melting pot. People come from all over the world seeking the opportunities and freedoms that we, as Americans, take for granted.
Of course, there are times where we fall short of … Read the rest


CEC outages | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 9, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Coastal Electric Cooperative was reporting that 66.77 percent of its Colleton County customers were still without electrical service Sunday afternoon.

Coastal has 11,695 customers in the county, 7,809 of them are without electrical service.

 


Sunday 2:30 p.m. | Electrical service update | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 9, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

SCE&G crews worked overnight restoring power to more than 100,000 customers impacted by Hurricane Matthew, according to a press statement released Sunday afternoon.
More than 290,000 outages were reported at the peak of the storm, which occurred at 2 p.m. … Read the rest


Sunday | Headed for breakfast | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 9, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Buck and his horse were headed down Bells Highway to Waffle House for breakfast Sunday morning.


Sunday | Starting to rebuild | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 9, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard


Stores opening | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 9, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

IGA, Walmart and Bilo have reopened. as well as many restaurants.


Saturday | Williams | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 9, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard


Saturday | Smoaks | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 9, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard


Saturday | Ruffin Road | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 9, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard


Saturday | Ruffin | The Press and Standard

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Saturday | Hydrick Road | The Press and Standard

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