Monthly Archives: August 2017

Now: Eclipse party at Cottageville Express | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 21, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Party-goers can enjoy Moon Pies and cake at the eclipse party going on now at Cottageville Express.


Deputy helps save burning man | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 20, 2017 7:07 pm by The Press and Standard

A sheriff’s deputy’s quick actions helped save a 20-year-old man in Cottageville Sunday morning after a gas can exploded.
The male received first- and second-degree burns over parts of his upper body and arms after the gas can exploded in … Read the rest


10-year-old has arm amputated | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 20, 2017 7:07 pm by The Press and Standard

Bystanders helped save the life of a 10-year-old boy after his right arm was amputated in an accident at Benton’s Peanuts in the 12700 block of Lowcountry Highway Saturday Aug. 19.
At 12:24, 9-1-1 operators received a call from a … Read the rest


Eclipse to be shown on SCETV | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 20, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

South Carolina ETV’s coverage of the solar eclipse is going to be carried live as a nationwide broadcast. Over 65% of public television’s World channels have already committed to carry the one-hour telecast live August 21 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. as … Read the rest


If you hate, you are wrong! | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 20, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Genesis 2:7
“And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground…”

Recent tragedies in Charlottesville, Va. compel me to write and make a public statement for the Glory of God.
Racism is evil!
No matter what color … Read the rest


Clemson seeking info on plants’ reactions to eclipse | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 20, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Clemson University researchers say the public can help collect scientific information about the effect of Monday’s eclipse on plants for future generations.
Kay Parris is one southern magnolia plant Clemson professor Bob Polomski is going to study during the Aug. … Read the rest


When your back is against the wall | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

When your back is against the wall, it means that you have a very serious problem that limits the way in which you will react to it. You just don’t know what to do next or where to turn.
Therefore, … Read the rest


Words of encouragement: Two publish new book | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Two local authors write book to help deal with life’s challenges.

Shiela Keaise has published numerous books over the years, but they were all children’s books.
This all changed with the publication of her newest book with co-author Magdline Monroe. … Read the rest


I’ve found out how I will die | Column | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

God bless the Internet. Everything you never wanted to know is at your fingertips.
Just last week I stumbled upon www.healthandlovepage.com, and found out how I will die. Everything in my house is going to kill me.
Here’s an excerpt … Read the rest


Inabinett wins award for book on A&M band | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Curtis Inabinett Jr. of Ravenel has been recognized by the Florida Authors and Publishers Association Presidential Book Awards for his book “The Legendary Florida A&M University Marching Band, The History of the Hundred.”
He was awarded silver and bronze medals … Read the rest


Community Day held at Kindred Home Health | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Kindred Home Health and Hospice of Charleston held a Community Appreciation Day on Aug. 10 at their office, 415 Robertson Blvd. Guests could enjoy jump castles, snow cones, cotton candy, popcorn, hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks.

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Links to get get everything you want to know about the eclipse | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

With the August 21 coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in the U.S., we want to remind you that eclipse-related information and resources for your stories can be found at NationalEclipse.com. Please feel free to use any of the information or … Read the rest


Blanton wins school supplies | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The winner of The Press and Standard’s back-to-school subscription promotion was Virginia Blanton with The Press Advertising Representative Krystina Robinson.


Countdown to Kindergarten | Photos | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Countdown to Kindergarten was held last week at Colleton County First Steps with a carnival including games, activities and pizza. The children were also given four hardcover books and school supplies. Countdown to Kindergarten is a program to help … Read the rest


Right decision makes champion | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 19, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A decision made years ago played an elemental role in making a Bamberg teenager a national champion.
Alexander Ahlin, 15, of Bamberg, was recently selected to the U.S. National Open Men’s Shotgun Team.
Ahlin started in the South Carolina 4-H … Read the rest


Will eclipse draw out Bigfoot? Three Colleton sightings reported in past | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 19, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Will the eclipse force Bigfoot out of the woods?
Probably not, but stories have been circulating on the web involving law enforcement encouraging people not to shoot at any potential Bigfoots during Monday’s dark phase.
However, over the years, there … Read the rest


Locals attend NRA banquet | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 19, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photo by LORI BEARD
Freeman Coleman, Fran and Thomas Herndon and Tom Whitacre enjoyed the NRA banquet held recently.


‘Taste of Bedon’ planned Aug. 26 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 19, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

“A Taste of Bedon” will be held Saturday Aug. 26 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Bedon Baptist Church, 2410 Cottageville Hwy.
The evening will feature food prepared by Bedon members from the “A Taste of Bedon Cookbook.” A silent auction will … Read the rest


Local artist speaks to PEP Club | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 19, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Local artist Becky Lee entertained members of the PEP Club at the July meeting.
Lee’s Lowcountry paintings have been shown at the Colleton Museum and featured in local newspapers. She brought some of her favorite paintings to show the group, … Read the rest


Local members attend state 4-H Congress | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 18, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County teens Geneffer Sweatman and Garrett Ulmer were among the nearly 90 4-H members agents and volunteers attending the 55th annual State 4-H Congress at Clemson University July 12 through15.
Two area delegates received the coveted 4-H Presidential Tray, … Read the rest


Help for heirs’ property owners offered Aug. 24 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 18, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Anyone who needs information or help with heirs’ property and/or wants help to manage forestland for increased income for your family may attend the Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation’s Education Seminar on heirs’ property issues and resolution, and forest management … Read the rest


Free class for Alzheimer’s caregivers set in September | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 18, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The ARK, Alzheimer’s Family Support Services, is offering its free Powerful Tools for Caregivers series in Walterboro starting in September. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for … Read the rest


Sign up now to get a free will written | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 18, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Do you have a will? Is your property your primary asset? Would you like to ensure that your property and possessions will go to the person(s) you want after you are gone?
The way to do that is by having … Read the rest


‘This is God’s child’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 18, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Town, friends, employer support Sapp family with fundraiser.

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

Crowds turned out Saturday to support Cottageville resident Tony Sapp, a popular young man who’s battling the recurrence of a rare form of cancer.
Sapp, a Round O … Read the rest


Update: Bond denied, additional charges added in child’s death | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 18, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Kasiem Rashawn Stephens, 24, and Francesca Michelle Shuler, 25, both of 34 Novit’s Nook Court in Walterboro, were charged Thursday evening with homicide by child abuse in the death of Shuler’s 4-year old son.
At a Friday afternoon bond hearing, … Read the rest


Two charged with homicide by child abuse | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 18, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

On Aug. 17 at 6 p.m., the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office, along with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, arrested Kasiem Rashawn Stephens, 24, and Francesca Michelle Shuler, 25, of 34 Novits Nook Ct. in Walterboro, charged with homicide by … Read the rest


SLED investigating suspicious death of 4-year-old | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 18, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

On Aug. 17 at approx. 1:30 p.m., the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a call from the Emergency Department staff at Colleton County Medical Center reference to a child being brought to the facility unconscious, unresponsive and in cardiac … Read the rest


4-Hers learn about nature at camp in wildlife sanctuary | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 18, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

This summer “Water in the ‘Boro”” 4-H camp was held in the Walterboro Wildlife Sanctuary for youth in grades 4-6. During the four-day camp youth learned about the ecosystem created by the water, wildlife, and woods of the 600-acre sanctuary.… Read the rest


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