Monthly Archives: October 2016

Colleton Medical Center preparing for Matthew | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

As the Lowcountry braces for the impact of Hurricane Matthew Colleton Medical Center administrators, physicians, and clinicians are working through their Emergency Preparedness Plan to ensure patient and staff safety.

To help prepare for the storm, Colleton Medical Center CEO … Read the rest


Edisto Beach is preparing for Matthew | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

 

The Town of Edisto Beach is preparing for whatever Hurricane Matthew brings its way.

According to Mayor Jane Darby, the Town of Edisto Beach had been preparing for the eventuality of Hurricane Matthew since last … Read the rest


11 a.m. Update: Hurricane warning issued for Edisto Beach | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

HURRICANE MATTHEW ADVISORY NUMBER  34
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1100 AM EDT THU OCT 06 2016

…EXTREMELY DANGEROUS HURRICANE MATTHEW HEADING FOR FLORIDA…

SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT…1500 UTC…INFORMATION
———————————————–
LOCATION…25.1N 77.8W
ABOUT 25 MI…40 KM WNW OF … Read the rest


Lady Hawk Volleyball Recap | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

 

The Colleton Prep volleyball team went 1-2 last week, picking up a non-region win. The Lady Hawks are now 7-8 overall and 3-7 in region competition, with four matches remaining in the regular season.

In … Read the rest


Inland Colleton under tropical storm watch | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

INLAND COLLETON-
548 AM EDT THU OCT 6 2016

…TROPICAL STORM WATCH IN EFFECT…

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS TROPICAL STORM WIND CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE SOMEWHERE WITHIN THIS AREA AND WITHIN THE NEXT 48 HOURS

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
– WALTERBORO… Read the rest


Lowcountry Choice Properties has new home | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

NEW HOME. Lowcountry Choice Properties has moved to a new home at  804  Wichman St.dsc_0005


Swampfoxes capture 2nd place | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The 13U Lowcountry Swampfoxes competed in the Jay Criscione Super NIT held Sept. 24-25 in Lexington. The Swampfoxes finished in second place in the Silver Bracket and in sixth place overall out of the 15 teams … Read the rest


Experience Gullah through the arts | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Kenneth Hodges, poised to relinquish his role as the state representative for portions of Colleton and Beaufort counties, took over the Colleton Center on the evening of Sept. 30 to showcase his other occupation: owner and operator of LyBenson’s Gallery … Read the rest


Grant’s return at QB feeds Cougars | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County 28, Cane Bay 54

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JIM KILLIAN

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Residents take ‘A Walk Against Domestic Violence’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Before the nearly 100 people attending the Walterboro Police Department’s A Walk Against Domestic Violence took to the streets, they learned of Tamika Bailey’s journey.
Bailey, a Colleton County resident currently serving as the Victim’s Advocate for the Jasper County … Read the rest


War Hawks fall to the Lions | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton Prep 12,
St. Andrew’s Academy 21
Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

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Matthew: 5 p.m. Update | News | The Press and Standard

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

HURRICANE MATTHEW DISCUSSION NUMBER  31
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL142016
500 PM EDT WED OCT 05 2016

Data from an Air Force Hurricane Hunter plane a couple of hours ago
indicated that the structure of Matthew had not 
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Red Cross evacuation centers in Charleston area | News | The Press and Standard

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

Forward to relatives in Charleston:

The American Red Cross is working with local and state emergency management officials and partner agencies to support evacuation shelters in the Charleston area.
 

Charleston County

  • North Charleston High School, 1087 E Montague Ave, North
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Matthew limits voter registration | News | The Press and Standard

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

The approach of Matthew has limited the options available for those who have put off registering to vote to the last minute.
On Tuesday afternoon, Colleton County Voter Registration and Elections Director Angela Upchurch reported that the elections office at … Read the rest


Three arrested in assault, robbery | Crime | The Press and Standard

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

Three Colleton County men were arrested on multiple charges Sept. 29, charged with allegedly attacking a man and robbing him. The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office arrested Sheldwin J. George Jr., 22, of Crystal Lane in Walterboro and Gary C. Joseph, … Read the rest


Two injured in fiery crash at Hudson Mill | News | The Press and Standard

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

An Oct. 2 crash at Hudson Mill Road and Benton Farm Road sent two people to a Summerville medical center for treatment of serious injuries.
The South Carolina Highway Patrol and Colleton County Fire-Rescue were sent to the intersection Oct. … Read the rest


Colleton Medical Center to remain open | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 5, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Release from Colleton Medical Center:

Colleton Medical Center will remain in operation through the storm.

Please note that Colleton Medical Center is not a shelter: however below are key contacts if you need shelter or transportation.

Many physician practices … Read the rest


Matthew strengthening after moving past Cuba | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 5, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

From Colleton County Emergency Preparedness:

HURRICANE MATTHEW DISCUSSION NUMBER  30

NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL142016

1100 AM EDT WED OCT 05 2016

Both NOAA and Air Force Hurricane Hunter planes have been in the eye

of Matthew during … Read the rest


Emergency Preparedness moves to OPCON 1 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 5, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Agency has moved to OPCON 1 Status related to the threat posed by Hurricane Matthew as of today at 3:00 p.m.

Once the decision to evacuation is announced to the public, the level automatically moves to … Read the rest


City office to closed Thursday-Friday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 5, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Due to Hurricane Matthew, city offices will be closed Thursday October 6 and Friday October 7, 2016. Garbage services will be provided on Thursday October 6.


What you need to ride out the storm | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 5, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

The Red Cross offers the following information on preparing and staying safe during a hurricane.

WHAT TO DO
Listen to a NOAA Weather Radio (available on the Red Cross Store) for critical information from the National Weather Service (NWS).
Check … Read the rest


USC Salk Madness cancelled | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 5, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

USC Salkehatchie Men’s Basketball’s annual Salk Madness scheduled tonight beginning at 7 p.m. in the Salk Gym located at 807 Hampton Street in Walterboro has been cancelled.


Matthew: 11 a.m. Update | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 5, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

From the Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Agency:

 

HURRICANE MATTHEW ADVISORY NUMBER  30

NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL142016

11:00 AM EDT WED OCT 05 2016

 

…POWERFUL HURRICANE MATTHEW HEADING FOR THE BAHAMAS AFTER HITTING CUBA HARD…

…NOAA … Read the rest


Governor orders evacuation begin | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 5, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

As Hurricane Matthew threatens the southeastern United States, Governor Nikki Haley today ordered an evacuation of coastal areas in and around Charleston and Beaufort, South Carolina

Residents and visitors in Charleston and Beaufort Counties should begin evacuating no later than … Read the rest


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