Monthly Archives: October 2016

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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Local couple makes a discovery while preparing for hurricane | News | The Press and Standard

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

Colleton Center Director Jean Harrigal got a different kind of surprise as a result of Hurricane Matthew.
Jean and husband, Dean, decided to ride out the hurricane in their home in the ACE Basin — a home they’d only been … Read the rest


ER director spends ‘interesting’ couple of days during storm | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 21, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By DR. CRAIG WARD
Contributor

Well, that was interesting!
The last four days (Oct. 7-10) will get a chapter in my autobiography. Hurricane Mathew’s eye passed right over (through) the Lowcountry of South Carolina at 120 mph.
I worked some … Read the rest


New workforce development director meets council | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 21, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Michael Butler, the new Workforce Development Director for the Lowcounty Council of Governments, was introduced to the members of Colleton County Council during their Oct. 11 session.
Butler has accepted the post from his former boss, Hank Amundson of Walterboro, … Read the rest


CPA ninth graders attend leadership conference | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 21, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton Prep ninth-graders Clay Griffin, left, and Nick Harvey were among elected student leaders from members of the South Carolina Independent Schools Student Association who attended the group’s fall conference in the Summerall Chapel on the campus of The Citadel … Read the rest


What to expect after South Carolina survivors call FEMA | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 21, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Registering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is the first step to getting federal disaster assistance. FEMA will ask you to provide information about the property damage you sustained from Hurricane Matthew, proof of your identity and residency, insurance … Read the rest


Free home debris removal hotline | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 21, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Hearts & Hands – http://heartsandhandsrecovery.org/  is offering free  a Hurricane Matthew HOME CLEANUP HOTLINE. Call 1-800-451-1954 for free help from local relief.

ONLY FOR DEBRIS REMOVAL.  They are approved for disaster recovery for debris removal for trees on homes, clearing … Read the rest


Call United Way for post-hurricane help | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 21, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Those looking for information on assistance after Hurricane Matthew should call United Way of the Lowcounty’s Helpline at 843-524-HELP(4357).

UWLC is working with Beaufort County’s Alliance for Human Services to address the needs of people in our community.  Through the … Read the rest


Post-Matthew town hall meeting Monday at Colleton Center | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 21, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Department of Insurance will participate in a Hurricane Matthew Town Hall Meeting in Walterboro, SC, Monday, Oct. 24, hosted by Senator Margie Bright Matthews. The meeting will provide residents an opportunity to meet with Director Ray Farmer … Read the rest


Flood advisory until after high tide at 3 p.m. | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 21, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-
11:50 AM EDT FRI OCT 21 2016

…COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT THIS… Read the rest


City home hit by gunfire twice | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 21, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

The members of the Walterboro Police Department two separate attacks on a North Lemacks Street home on Oct. 20.

The first incident occurred shortly after 4 a.m. on Oct. 20 when the police department started receiving multiple calls about gunshots … Read the rest


Altercation sends two to hospitals | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 21, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

A Thursday evening incident at a Cumberland Street residence sent two people to area medical centers for treatment of knife wounds.

Law enforcement officers and Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel were sent to the home at 46 Cumberland St. on Thursday … Read the rest


Help Wanted-Tow Truck Driver

Posted on October 21, 2016 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

WANTED TOW

TRUCK DRIVER

We are looking for a motivated light duty tow truck driver in Walterboro SC. Full time position! Must have towing experience. Good people skills, knowledge of the area and good driving record.  Pay is commensurate with… Read the rest


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