Monthly Archives: October 2016

CrossFit holds “Battle in the Boro” | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

 

CrossFit Always Strong hosted “Battle in the Boro” this past Saturday to determine the fittest male and female athlete. The competition was designed to test their athletes across a broad spectrum of events such as … Read the rest


Suspicious package draws heavy response | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Colleton County Sheriff’s Office investigators are continuing to probe an Oct. 22 incident that forced a temporary relocation of Colleton Medical Center’s Emergency Department.
The hazardous materials incident which led to the relocation began when a … Read the rest


Hawks wallop Golden Warriors; begin state bid | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton Prep to compete for Region 2-A title
on Friday against Thomas Heyward.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE
Colleton Prep walloped John Paul II last Friday evening, 56-21, setting themselves up to compete for the Region 2-A … Read the rest


Lady Cougars face Darlington in home playoff berth | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 26, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Lady Cougar Volleyball team finished its regular season schedule last week, earning region wins against Beaufort, Berkeley, Stall and Cane Bay. Finishing 9-9 overall and 7-3 in region play, Colleton County earned a … Read the rest


Debris removal now in lower Colleton | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 26, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

This week began with the cleanup efforts caused by Hurricane Matthew continuing.
Ashbritt Environmental, the company hired by the county to handle the removal of the debris caused by Hurricane Matthew, has started work at Edisto Beach and in the … Read the rest


Willis Barnes | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 25, 2016 4:04 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Willis Barnes 61 of Walterboro died Thursday, October 20, 2016 at St. George Healthcare Center in St. George SC. Visitation will be held from 5-7 pm Friday, October 28, 2016 at Allen Funeral Home Walterboro. Funeral services are 11 am Read the rest


Pictures from Edisto Beach today | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 25, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard


Be vigilant for post-disaster fraud practices | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 25, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

State and federal recovery officials encourage South Carolina residents to watch for and report any suspicious activity or potential fraud from scam artists, identity thieves and other criminals who may try to prey on survivors vulnerable due to Hurricane Matthew … Read the rest


Azalea Patch Road to become 5-way stop Oct. 31 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 25, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

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


Scheduled clean up work begins | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 25, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Ashbritt Environmental, the company the county has hired to handle the removal of the debris caused by Hurricane Matthew, has started work at Edisto Beach and in the southern part of the county.

The company has started removal of the … Read the rest


Suspicious package locks down ER on Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 24, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

A suspicious package, brought into the Emergency Department at Colleton Medical Center by a patient, triggered a HazMat response, closing the ED for over an hour Saturday evening Oct. 22.

The incident began just after 5 p.m., when two people … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Wonderful volunteers saved pets from storm
Dear Editor,
This past week with the approach of Hurricane Matthew, we were all aware of the potential danger that existed for all those in his path. What people often overlook is the danger … Read the rest


Time to think about filling those stockings | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 23, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Helping out those less fortunate is what Christmas is all about. And again this year, Colleton County First Steps will offer county residents the chance to help Colleton County families at Christmas through the Fill the Stocking Project.
Applications for … Read the rest


Death: A part of life | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 23, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

No matter how and when it comes, death can be a challenge to face. However, we should rejoice when death comes because according to Ecclesiastes 7:1-4 (ESV), “A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of death … Read the rest


Polo comes to town on Sunday Oct. 30 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 23, 2016 5:05 am 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. The benefit polo match will be held at the Limehouse Polo Field, Highway 15 N, 7201 Jefferies Highway, approximately seven … Read the rest


Free meals, hygiene supplies distributed | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 23, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Jeremiah Howell prepares to serve hotdogs at a free meal for local residents in Cottageville Wednesday. The meal was provided by In His Name-Colleton, a nonprofit community service group. The group brought in a truckload of food and hygiene supplies … Read the rest


LCAA provides food | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 22, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Lowcountry Community Action Agency, 319 Washington St. gave away a variety of food Thursday at its downtown office.. Distribution. Eight pallets of food were donated by the Lowcountry Food Bank, said Arlene Dobinson, LCAA director.

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Powers-Craven announce engagement | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 22, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Powers-Craven
Ashlee Nicole Powers and Roy Richard Craven Sr., both of Walterboro, have announced their engagement.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Karen Michelle Powers and the late William Charles Powers and the sister of William Scott Powers. She recently … Read the rest


Tree crashes into child’s bedroom | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 22, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The cleanup begins at the home of Matt and Holly Mardell after this tree crashes into their child’s bedroom during Hurricane Matthew.

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First Steps is growing | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 22, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County First Steps is growing.
In August, two new members joined the staff — Jocelyn Grant and Susan Martin. They join director Cindy Dickerson, who has headed the agency for six years, and Parent-As-Teacher Educator Edith Bright-Washington, who has … Read the rest


Drowning in details: Confessions of a news junkie | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 22, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

We subscribe to two newspapers, four magazines, three podcasts, two blogs, Direct TV and Netflix. Online, I read the SJS, the Daily Mail, Washington Post and HuffPo.
All this means I’m 1) so well-informed it’s scary and 2) drowning in … Read the rest


Crew from Texas Baptist Convention helps remove trees | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 22, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

They’re four men and a truck — with chainsaws.
Four Atlanta, Texas residents made a 14-hour trip to Walterboro last week to help area residents get their lives back after Hurricane Matthew.
Thursday they were at the home of 96-year-old … Read the rest


Off the Field | Brantley Austin Hudson | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 22, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Brantley Austin Hudson is a senior at Colleton Prep Academy, where he plays football for the War Hawks and will play baseball in the spring. He is the son of Shane and Allison Hudson of Ruffin. His grandparents are Lynn … Read the rest


Revisiting the past | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 22, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Buccie Harley traveled back in time in mid-September.
Harley and his wife, Betty, went to New York City to participate in the Pratt Institute’s 2016 Alumni Day and Reunion.
Harley graduated from Pratt and returned to … Read the rest


Church, local restaurants feed 280 SCE&G linemen | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 22, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Nearly 300 SCE&G workers got a place to eat and relax after a hard day, thanks to the Walterboro Christian Center.
The center donated the use of its 8,000 sq.ft. banquet hall, as well as the church parking lot where … Read the rest


Hundreds get supplies at Saints Center | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 22, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

“It was a good weekend. A lot of work, but a good weekend,” said a very tired Rolets Buckner Monday.
She and about 30 other volunteers from the community spent the weekend at Saints Center, helping people who were hit … Read the rest


Woman escapes serious injury when tree knocks her out of bed | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 22, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By JEFFERY MUSGRAVE
jelemu@yahoo.com
Jessica Baugh is known for being a collector of moments, doing business as Cricket Clicks Photography in Walterboro.  And in the click of a shutter, the lives of Jessica and her family were forever changed because … Read the rest


Restaurant feeds over 1,500 National Guardsmen | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 22, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Fat Jack’s Grillin’ and Chillin’ served meals to over 1,500 National Guardsmen from across the country during the weekend of Hurricane Matthew.

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