Monthly Archives: August 2017

Trudy Carnahan | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 28, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

Trudy Browning Carnahan

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Mt. Pleasant – Trudy Browning Carnahan, 91, was elevated to Heaven and into the arms of Jesus on August 25, 2017. Born on February 22, 1926, she was the daughter of … Read the rest


SCEMD statement on storm | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 28, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Emergency Management Division is monitoring a tropical storm system that could affect parts of the state’s coast.  As a result of the storm’s projected movement up the east coast, key local and state agencies have been notified … Read the rest


11 a.m. Tropical Update: Still no tropical storm predicted for Colleton | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 28, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

BULLETIN
Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten Advisory Number 4
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL102017
1100 AM EDT Mon Aug 28 2017

…DISTURBANCE COULD BECOME A TROPICAL CYCLONE LATER TODAY OR
TUESDAY…

 

SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT…1500 UTC…INFORMATION
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Tropical Update: No impact expected here, but residents should continue to pay attention | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 28, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

From the Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Agency:

At 8 a.m. EDT (1200 UTC), the poorly defined circulation associated with Tropical Cyclone 10 was estimated near latitude 31.0 North, longitude 80.7 West, about 135 SSW of Charleston. The system has been … Read the rest


Hate: A cancer that is taught | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 27, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

We all have heard of, experienced, or have knowledge of cancer and its devastating effects. One of the online dictionary’s definitions of “cancer” is “the disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body.” … Read the rest


And God makes the sun stand still | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 27, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Last week, prior to the recent solar eclipse, I found myself in a discussion about all the hype surrounding that event. Parties were planned. Travelers from other states made arrangements to come and be in the direct path of the … Read the rest


Sleepless nights, ear-splitting snorefests and battles over sheets and blankets | Column | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 26, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

I believe that one day I will stand before my maker and account for my life. I also believe that all earthly mysteries will be answered. One of the top questions I have holstered for that day is: Did God … Read the rest


Ridgeville teen attends juvenile diabetes congress | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 26, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Cameron Shephard, 14, of Ridgeville was one of nearly 160 children, ages 4-17, who visited the nation’s capital as delegates to JDRF 2017 Children’s Congress, held July 24-26. JDRF Children’s Congress is the largest grassroots event supporting type 1 diabetes … Read the rest


Nettles-Herndon exchange vows in Beaufort | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 26, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Whitney Lynn Nettles and Barry Blue Herndon were joined in marriage on May 13.
The bride is the daughter of PJ and Sonya Nettles of Walterboro. The groom is the son of Ronnie and Katie Herndon of Walterboro.
The five … Read the rest


Kramer begins medical school with White Coat Ceremony at MUSC | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 26, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Local resident Courtney Kramer was recently selected for admission as a first-year medical student at the Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, Class of 2021. On Saturday Aug. 19, Kramer participated in the traditional, … Read the rest


Lodge teen wins Clemson scholarship | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 26, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Lodge’s Garrett Ulmer left Pendleton a year older and the winner of one of the scholarships distributed at the conclusion of the 31st Annual South Carolina Junior Beef Round-Up.
The round-up, held at Clemson University’s T. Ed Garrison Arena Aug. … Read the rest


Swim camp offers many choices | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 26, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Sheriff’s Office Cpl. Jimmy Wiggins held a swim camp on June 12-July 7 at Camp Wildwood in Hampton.
Wiggins has been coordinating the swim camp for the past seven years for the youth in Colleton County. He said … Read the rest


Warren gets white coat | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 26, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Madelyne Warren, 2014 Colleton Preparatory Academy graduate, received her white coat during Saturday’s robing ceremony at Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy.
According to the Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy website, the white coats are symbolic for … Read the rest


Photos: ‘Jesus Loves Me” dinner and dance held | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 25, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro Elks Lodge hosted a “Jesus Loves Me” dinner and dance for members of Special Gatherings on Friday at the Elks Lodge.

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Tip of the Week | Clemson Extension Service

Posted on August 25, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


Local teens take trip to Washington | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 25, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

On July 9-15, four Colleton County youth — Shannon Bowman, Terrance Garrett, Perry Mitchell, and Dasiel Rose — learned about political processes in the nation’s capital as part of Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF), an intensive 4-H civic engagement program for … Read the rest


Murray captures 5th Shooter of the Year title in S.C. Archery Championships | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 25, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Skylar Murray, a 16-year-old junior at Colleton County High School, recently earned the championship title in the Young Adult Female classification during the South Carolina Archery Association Championships hosted by Midlands Archery Club in Hopkins.
Murray … Read the rest


Mary “Libba” Flowers | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 25, 2017 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Mary “Libba” Flowers

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WALTERBORO – Mary Elizabeth “Libba” Flowers, wife of Dr. Joseph Flowers, died Thursday at her residence surrounded by her family. She was 80.

Mrs. Flowers was born Feb. 27, 1937 in Brunson, … Read the rest


Kids can win tickets to Clemson-Carolina game by reading books | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 25, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Department of Education has partnered with the University of South Carolina and Clemson University to present the Read Your Way to the Big Game Contest, a fun, free reading competition for all students in Pre-K – … Read the rest

Ione Hiers | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 25, 2017 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

IONE HIERS

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WALTERBORO – Mrs. Ione Ugland Hiers, age 97, of Walterboro, entered into rest early Wednesday morning, August 16, 2017, at the Oakbrook Health Care Center in … Read the rest


Louise Beasley | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 25, 2017 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

LOUISE BEASLEY

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Mrs. Louise Joyner Beasley, 84, of Walterboro, entered into her eternal rest Friday, August 18, 2017 at Colleton Medical Center. She was a daughter of the … Read the rest


Bob Hendricks | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 25, 2017 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

ROBERT HENDRICKS

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WALTERBORO – Mr. Robert Gene Hendricks, affectionately known by all as “Bob”, age 80, entered into rest surrounded by his loving family Wednesday afternoon, August 16, … Read the rest


103rd birthday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 25, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Annie Pye donned her birthday hat to celebrate her 103rd birthday on Aug. 17 with a party at Pruitt Healthcare with family and friends. Before moving to Pruitt, Mrs. Pye lived on Sidneys Road on the site where the Dollar … Read the rest


In Photos: St. Peter’s celebrates 150th anniversary | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 25, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photo by BARRY MOORE
150th BIRTHDAY. Members of St. Peter’s A.M.E. Church celebrated the 150th anniversary of the church on Sunday. The S.C. Senate, House of Representatives and City of Walterboro presented proclamations honoring the church’s long history. From left … Read the rest


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