Monthly Archives: October 2016

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


Walterboro man named deadbeat | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 28, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man has been designated this week’s deadbeat parent by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office.

Louis Steven Donaldson, 46, whose last known address was on Ford Lane in Walterboro, is wanted on a Colleton County Family Court bench warrant … Read the rest


First elk spotted in upstate since 1700s | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 28, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Wildlife biologists are warning Upstate residents and visitors not to closely approach a young bull elk that has wandered into South Carolina from North Carolina.

The first official sighting of an elk in South Carolina was made on Friday, Oct. … Read the rest


Four-vehicle collision at Canadys Crossroads | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 28, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Four people received injuries in a four-vehicle collision at the intersection of Augusta Highway (S.C. Highway 61) and Jefferies Highway (U.S. Highway 15) Wednesday afternoon Oct. 26 at 5:04 p.m.

Fire-Rescue arrived to find one vehicle in the intersection and … Read the rest


Band heads to state this coming weekend | News | The Press and Standard

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

A huge loud Colleton County crowd was on hand at West Ashley to support the Colleton County High School Band of Blue as it placed 6th out of 16 bands at the 2016 SCBDA 4A Lower State Championships.
Only seven … Read the rest


DAV mobile office helps veterans in Walterboro | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Disabled American Veterans mobile service office was in Walterboro last Friday, answering questions and helping local veterans with paperwork. From left are Karl Phaehler of the DAV Chapter Service Office; Johnny Holmes of the local  DAV chapter; David Ross, … Read the rest


Forest Hills’ Fall Festival | News | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Forest Hills Elementary held its annual Fall Festival last Friday. Sponsored by the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO), approximately 700 students enjoyed activities including a hayride, Trunk or Treat, carnival games and face painting.
The festival was … Read the rest


First responders honored at First Baptist | News | The Press and Standard

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

Walterboro Fire Department employees enjoy an appreciation lunch given for Colleton County’s first responders at the First Baptist Church on Monday. The event was catered by Olde House Cafe with door prizes awarded by area merchants. Tommy Neiman of Ft. … Read the rest


Crime Briefs | The Press and Standard

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

New stop sign on Azalea Patch Road
The new stop sign on Azalea Patch Road (S-15-33) will be in effect beginning October 31, making it a 5- way stop.

Justice delayed
The wheels of justice had the brakes put on … Read the rest


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