Monthly Archives: October 2016

Driver killed in Wednesday crash identified | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 20, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

A 33-year-old Walterboro man lost his life Wednesday evening in a crash on McLeod Road.

Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey said that Kendrick Daniels, 33, of Chaplin Street in Walterboro, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

Harvey … Read the rest


Man sentenced in Walterboro murder attempt | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 20, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

A Summerville man, accused of hiring a hit man to eliminate a Walterboro man who was scheduled to testify against him in a federal drug case, will spend the rest of his life in prison.

Martin Ballard, 34, of Summerville … Read the rest


Pedestrian fatality identified | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 20, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey reports that William E. Lister, 72, of Titusville, Fla. died from multiple trauma after he was struck by a motor vehicle on Sniders Highway the evening of Oct. 19.

According to Harvey, Lister was in … Read the rest


For those wondering about Walterboro Wildlife Sanctuary | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 20, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

The paved trails should be open by the end of the week.  The boardwalks will be closed indefinitely as there are a lot of repairs to be done.


Motorcycle riders seriously injured in Jefferies wreck | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 20, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Four people were injured in a two-vehicle wreck in the 2600 block of Jefferies Highway (U.S. Hwy 15) at the intersection of Carolina Circle Wednesday Oct. 19at 1:12 p.m.

Both vehicles were traveling northbound, when the motorcycle was struck in … Read the rest


Driver killed in Wednesday crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 20, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

The driver of a pickup truck was killed Wednesday evening when his vehicle went off the roadway on McLeod Road.
According to the preliminary report from Lance Corporal Matt Southern of the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the man was driving … Read the rest


Firemen battle two Smoaks fires | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 20, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County firefighters ended up working two structure fires in the Smoaks area the evening of Oct. 15 and the early morning hours of Oct. 16.
The first fire occurred at 2381 Drain Road on Oct. 15 at approximately 11:50 … Read the rest


Update: Local man shot to death in truck in Adams Run | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 20, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Members of the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office are continuing their investigation into the Oct. 15 Adams Run shooting that claimed the life of a 26-year-old Walterboro man.
Wayne Keith Bennett, 26, of Ordell Court in Walterboro, was pronounced dead at … Read the rest


Fire damages Live Oak residence | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 20, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The crackling noise from the fire attacking their home early on the morning of Oct. 17 woke the three adult residents of a Live Oak Street home and allowed them to safely escape the flames.
Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel were … Read the rest


Volunteers needed for debris cleanup day this Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 20, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

On Saturday Oct. 22, In His Name-Colleton will be helping to clean up debris from Hurricane Matthew. Most of the trees have been cut, but the debris needs to be moved out to the road right-of-way to be picked up … Read the rest


Edisto Beach slowly recovering | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 20, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
The path to returning Edisto Beach to serene coastal town is moving along slowly.
Town Administrator Iris Hill said the beach has electrical service, but in the coming weeks, work crews from South Carolina Electric and … Read the rest


Candidates for sheriff, school board, house debate | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 19, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
The candidates for four of the contested races on the Nov. 8 General Election ballot came to the Colleton Museum and Farmer’s Market Oct. 11 to discuss their candidacies.
A debate, sponsored by The Press and … Read the rest


Cougars back in action against Stags on Friday | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 19, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Senior Night has been postponed until Friday Nov. 11 home game.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Following a long two-week break due to Hurricane Matthew, the Colleton County Cougar football team will return to region play at home this Friday evening … Read the rest


War Hawks to host John Paul II | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 19, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep War Hawks will host region opponent John Paul II (0-7) this Friday evening with a 7:30 p.m. kick-off.
The War Hawks’ non-region game against Hilton Head Prep, slated to be played last Friday, … Read the rest


Clothing vouchers available at Goodwill | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 19, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Palmetto Goodwill and the local chapters of the American Red Cross have joined forces to help those affected by Hurricane Matthew.
Goodwill will be providing vouchers worth $35 that can be used to purchase clothing and shoes.
To begin the … Read the rest


Some roads remain closed due to flooding | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 19, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Photo by Kenneth Glover

Colleton County Engineer Carla Harvey reported Tuesday afternoon that seven county roadways remained closed.
The roads closed due to flooding, which remain closed until the Lower Edisto River subsides, are:
Blackwater Lane
Cannon Road
Happiness Lane… Read the rest


Local scholar-athletes honored in first phase of Wendy’s High School Heisman

Posted on October 19, 2016 8:08 am by Cindy Crosby

Cindyc4@yahoo.com

George Crosby and Brittney Risher (Colleton County High School), along with Nick Padgett and Haley Wilson (Colleton Prep Academy) were recently named School Winners for the prestigious Wendy’s® High School Heisman® Award which highlights exceptional high school seniors and … Read the rest


Coastal flood watch today from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 19, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
7:08 AM EDT WED OCT 19 2016

BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-

…COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL… Read the rest


Volunteers needed to help clean up debris on Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 18, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

We need help. On Saturday, October 22, 2016 we will be helping to clean up debris from Hurricane Matthew. Most of the trees have been cut but the debris needs to be moved out to the road right of way … Read the rest


Paula Renea Padgett | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 18, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – 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 were conducted 1 o’clock Saturday afternoon, October 15, 2016, from … Read the rest


Hallum Gelzer | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 18, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Mr. Hallum Gelzer, the oldest of seven children of the late Reverend Mack and Mrs. Lela Florence Daniels Gelzer, was born December 27, 1927, in Smoaks, South Carolina. He was educated in the public schools of Colleton County and was … Read the rest


Robert George Wirth, II | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 18, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

ROUND O – Master Chief Robert George Wirth, II, United States Navy (Ret.), affectionately known by many as “Country” age 64, of Round O, entered into rest Sunday morning, October 16, 2016, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.

Funeral … Read the rest


Jimmy Thurston Risher | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 18, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mr. Jimmy Thurston Risher, 76, of Walterboro, entered into rest Monday afternoon, October 10, 2016, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

Funeral services were conducted 11 o’clock Thursday morning, October 13, 2016, from The Brice … Read the rest


Jasper Brabham Varn, Jr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 18, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Brigadier General (Retired) Jasper Brabham Varn, Jr., age 90, entered into rest on October 16, 2016 at his Generations of Irmo assisted living home.

He was the devoted husband of sixty-five years of Mrs. Barbara Wiles Varn. BG (Ret) Varn … Read the rest


Walterboro man killed in Charleston County | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 17, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

A 26-year-old Walterboro man was killed Saturday night in a shooting incident in Adams Run in Charleston County.

Wayne Keith Bennett, 26, of Ordell Court, Walterboro, died at Medical University of South Carolina facilities in Charleston a short time after … Read the rest


Coastal flood warning until noon today | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 17, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

From Colleton County Emergency Preparedness:

COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO NOON
EDT TODAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A COASTAL
FLOOD WARNING…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO … Read the rest


Peace in the midst of a storm | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

As the old adage goes, “There is peace in the midst of a storm.” However, when you are going through the storm, it seems as if peace is obsolete or nonexistent. It depends on how you look at it, or … Read the rest


Scenes from a hurricane | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Four days before the projected arrival of Hurricane Matthew: Widdle Baby tests generator, puts boat in barn, ties down picnic table. I check chocolate levels in pantry.
Three days before: Widdle buys tarp, tape, batteries, extra flashlights, canned goods and … Read the rest


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