Monthly Archives: September 2017

Horse in Cottageville confirmed with West Nile Virus | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 20, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

A horse in the Cottageville area of Colleton County has been confirmed to be infected with West Nile Virus.
Colleton County is following recommendations from DHEC and the Centers for Disease Control by:
• Spraying for adult mosquitoes near the … Read the rest


Denise Adams | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 20, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

DENISE ADAMS

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Ms. Karen Denise Adams, age 55, of Walterboro, entered into rest Saturday, September 2, 2017, at her home in Walterboro. She was the daughter of the late Thomas … Read the rest


Mary Alice Seigler | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 19, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

Mary Alice Seigler

Care of Nashville Cremation Center

 Nashville, Tennessee – Mary Alice Seigler, age 97, went to her Heavenly home on August 30, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.

Interment will be private and a memorial at a later date.

She Read the rest


Enter to win free Clemson or Carolina tickets and other prizes | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Future Scholar 529 College Savings plan is giving you something to holler about!  State Treasurer Curtis Loftis announced today the privately funded Future Scholar Holler Facebook Sweepstakes, which will award lucky Clemson University and University of South Carolina football … Read the rest


CMC employees weather the storm | News | The Press and Standard

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

As neighbors were evacuating last week ahead of Hurricane Irma, the team at Colleton Medical Center was activating long-established disaster protocols and preparing to respond to the emergency needs of neighbors across the Lowcountry.
“I’m so proud of our nurses, … Read the rest


Mendel Smith, Jr. | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 18, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

MENDEL SMITH, JR.

Care of Simplicity Lowcountry Cremation & Burial Services, Inc.

Mendel Lockwood Smith Jr. passed away on Tuesday September 05, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 62 years Alma (Sissy) Chaplin Smith and one son Perry … Read the rest


Charles John Miley, III | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 18, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

CHARLES JOHN MILEY, III

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

BEAUFORT – Mr. Charles John Miley, III, known by all as “Johnny”, age 75, of Beaufort, entered into eternal rest following an extended illness Monday morning, September 11, … Read the rest


Ida Mae Crosby | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 18, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

IDA MAE CROSBY

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Ida Mae Crosby, 94, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at Trident Medical Center. She was a daughter of the late Ira … Read the rest


Five injured, one ejected in Hampton Street wreck | News | The Press and Standard

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

Five people were injured in a two-car wreck Sunday Sept. 17 at 4:24 p.m.
Both vehicles were traveling east on Charleston Highway when the collision occurred. A Jeep Cherokee collided with the back of a small Chevrolet passenger car, then … Read the rest


Walterboro man injured when car hits tree | News | The Press and Standard

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

A 27-year-old Walterboro man was critically injured in a high-speed single-car wreck in the 1000 block of South Jefferies Blvd. by Live Oak Cemetery Saturday Sept. 16 at 6:38 a.m.
The southbound 2005 Honda left the roadway and struck two … Read the rest


Man shot on Hampton Street Saturday night | News | The Press and Standard

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

A 49-year-old Ravenel man was critically injured in a shooting incident Saturday evening in the 1500 block of Hampton Street.
9-1-1 was notified at 8:57 p.m. after then man ran to the Orange Convenience store for help. Fire-Rescue Car 112 … Read the rest


Let rejection be your motivation | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 17, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

In life, everyone is not going to accept you for who you are, and sometimes won’t accept what you have to offer. Some of us let that become a stopping point for us. We sometimes “crawl into a corner” and … Read the rest


Funerals in the South | Column | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 16, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Funerals generally aren’t funny. Funerals in the South, however, can be entertaining.
Gayden Metcalfe and Charlotte Hays, author of “Being Dead is No Excuse” and “Some Day You’ll Thank Me for This,” made an hilarious video about Southern funerals; it’s … Read the rest


Off the Field | Campbell Pryor | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 16, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Thomas “Campbell” Pryor is a senior at Colleton County High School where he plays football and soccer for the Cougars. He is the son of Lesli and Greg Pryor of Walterboro and grandson of Bill and Gail Howell. Campbell has … Read the rest


Harrigal speak to Civitans | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 16, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Jean Harrigal, right, of The Colleton Center, spoke to Civitans Club Aug. 28 about renovations at Hampton Street Auditorium and Colleton Center and the variety of events they are hoping to attract when construction is finished. At left is Civitans … Read the rest


Courtroom gets a new ceiling, county council approves items | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

When the air conditioning unit on the roof of the Colleton County Courthouse was disabled by a lightning strike several months ago, the lack of air conditioning for the main courtroom caused moisture accumulation in the courtroom that, in turn, … Read the rest


SPA opens remodeled store | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Feeling down? Body need a tune up? Holistic Image Day Spa and Salon has been serving the Colleton County community since 2013.
Located at 237 E. Washington St., the business offers all hair services from cuts to Brazilian straightening, as … Read the rest


Ritter Road home catches fire | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 15, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel were dispatched to a home on Ritter Road Sept. 13 at 8:54 a.m. when fire broke out in the kitchen of the doublewide mobile home. The fire was contained to the kitchen and most belongings were … Read the rest


Two injured in head-on crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 15, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

A head-on crash in the 2200 block of Mount Carmel Road the morning of Sept. 13 caused severe injuries to two occupants. At 4:44 a.m., Colleton County Fire-Rescue units were notified of the accident just south of Ruffin Road. Crews … Read the rest


Colleton Center adds three members to board of directors | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 15, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Three new members have recently been elected to The Colleton Center’s Board of Directors — Diane Polk, Rick Hawkins and Senator Margie Bright Matthews.
Polk, vice president of Enterprise Bank of S.C., was born and raised in Colleton County. She … Read the rest


Veterans Victory House saved from evacuation | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 15, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Sandra Ferguson, executive director of Veterans Victory House, was back at work Friday morning well rested.
“I slept much better last night than I did the night before,” Ferguson said.
Her restfulness came with a conference call at 10 p.m. … Read the rest


Councils move parking lot sale forward | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 15, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro City Council and Colleton County Council, meeting in separate sessions on Sept. 5, moved along an ordinance that will turn the county-owned parking lot on South Jefferies Boulevard over to the city and end the joint city-county ownership … Read the rest


Fire-Rescue: Fire in the storm | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel faced taking on Tropical Storm Irma’s high winds as well as flames in a Sept. 11 fire in Jacksonboro.
The fire call came in at 1:03 p.m. on Sept. 11, when the tropical force winds were … Read the rest


‘Authors under the Oaks’ this Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

YBR Publishing presents the “Authors Under the Live Oaks” event at Historic Frampton Plantation, 1 Lowcountry Lane in Yemassee S.C. (I-95 Exit 33) on Saturday Sept. 16 from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Nearly 20 authors/artisans from across the Lowcountry and beyond … Read the rest


Shelter evacuates 67 cats and dogs | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Sixty-seven animals from the Colleton County Animal Shelter were evacuated by volunteers from various rescue groups prior to Hurricane Irma. Dr. Lori Campbell, DVM, of Walterboro volunteered her time to provide the required health certificates to cross state lines for … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Home hit by shotgun blast
A member of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a residence on Bama Road in Cottageville Sept. 8 at 3:45 p.m. to investigate a shotgun blast.
The resident reported that he heard a … Read the rest


Ermine Jackson | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 14, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

ERMINE JACKSON

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ROUND O – Ermine Zeigler Jackson, widow of Claude H. Jackson, died Wednesday at the Pruitt Health Care Center in Walterboro. She was 91.

Mrs. Jackson was born November 9, 1925 in Walterboro, … Read the rest


Irma vs. the county: Biggest problem was loss of electricity | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 14, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Administrator Kevin Griffin was out at Dogwood Hills Golf Course the afternoon of Sept. 12, checking on the removal of several trees brought down by Tropical Storm Irma.
“We should be back to normal operation by Wednesday morning,” … Read the rest


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