Monthly Archives: September 2017

Lodge, Edisto Beach won’t vote | News | The Press and Standard

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

Voters in Lodge and Edisto Beach will stay home on Nov. 7, as there are no contested races in those communities.
In Lodge, the mayor’s post and two council seats were scheduled to be on the General Election ballot.
No … Read the rest


Candidates file for mayor, council | News | The Press and Standard

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

Walterboro voters will head to the polls Nov 7.
When the filing deadline ended for the statements of candidacy for Walterboro mayor and three council seats set to appear on the General Election ballot, two candidates had filed for the … Read the rest


Cougars get first win | News | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougars defeated Lakewood High School 30-22 Thursday evening for their first victory of the season and their first win under Coach Coby Peeler. Originally scheduled to be played Friday, the game was moved … Read the rest


Irma’s uneventful visit to Walterboro | News | The Press and Standard

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

“We were extremely blessed,” Walterboro Fire Chief Wayne Lake said as he assessed Tropical Storm Irma’s time spent in the city.
“We had about three or four calls for down power lines and fire alarms,” Lake said.
The Monday afternoon … Read the rest


Lady Hawks earn win over Lions in tie-breaker | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 13, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Lady Hawks improved their record to 5-0 overall and 1-0 in Region IV-AA following a win over the St. Andrews Lions on Tuesday Sept. 5 on the road.
It took five sets, including … Read the rest


Fire consumes Edisto Beach home during storm | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 13, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Fire struck a vacation home on Edisto Beach at the worst possible time.
It was Sept. 11 at 11:53 p.m. when the alarm sounded, reporting the fire at 498 Lost Village Trail in the Jeremy Cay area of the beach.… Read the rest


Edisto Beach weathers Irma | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 13, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

“Irma came and she was nasty. But, it was much less duration than Matthew. We had built berms out on the beach. Those berms did what they were supposed to do and allowed us to not have so much damage Read the rest


Waves during Irma | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 13, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

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SCE&G working to restore power in Forest Hills | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 13, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard


Faith Baptist has supplies hurricane relief available | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 13, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

By TONY JONES
pastor@faithbaptistchurch.us

The Bible says in Luke 6:38, “Give, and it shall be given unto you; … For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.”
That is exactly what I … Read the rest


Shrimp Festival this week in Yemassee | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 13, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

The Town of Yemassee will hold the annual Shrimp Festival at the Yemassee Municipal Complex on Wednesday-Saturday Sept. 13-16.
The festival started in 1993, when residents of Yemassee requested Mayor Jack Moore allow the town to host a shrimp festival … Read the rest


Bear Island, Donnelley WMAs closed due to flooding, road damage | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 13, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Due to persistent flooding and damage to roads caused by Hurricane Irma, the following properties will be closed until further notice.

SCDNR staff will be monitoring water … Read the rest


Mae H. Seigler | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 12, 2017 3:03 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Mae H. Seigler

Care of Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

ROUND O: Mrs. Mae H. Seigler, wife of the late Bryant Seigler, died Friday, September 8, 2017 at Pruitt Health Care Center in Walterboro. She was 88.

Mrs. Seigler was born April … Read the rest


Dial 2-1-1 for help cleaning up after Irma | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 12, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

SC 2-1-1 is working in collaboration with Crisis Cleanup to connect homeowners with post-storm services. South Carolina residents who need help with debris removal, mud-out and other clean-up services due to Hurricane Irma should call 2-1-1.

Homeowners are linked with … Read the rest


County reopens landfill, two convenience sites | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 12, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Solid Waste department has reopened the landfill, as well as the Green Pond Convenience Site and the Beltline Convenience Site.
All other County government offices will resume normal operations tomorrow, Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 8:00 AM.


Schools to operate on two-hour delay tomorrow | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 12, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County School District leaders have made the decision to resume school on Wednesday Sept. 13 on a two-hour delay after an assessment of conditions on the impact of Hurricane Irma.
The instructional day for the early childhood center, elementary … Read the rest


Edisto Beach statement: Property owners can begin returning at 2 p.m. today | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 12, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

The Town of Edisto Beach is pleased to announce that as of 2 p.m. today we will begin limited access to the beach for these groups.

Property Owners
2 people for each business
And 2 people for each property management … Read the rest


SCDOT report on roads | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 12, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard


Sheriff issues release on storm status | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 12, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

From Sheriff R.A. Strickland:

On Sept. 11, Tropical Storm/Hurricane Irma passed to the left of our county producing storm surge, heavy rains and high winds. This caused county-wide flooding, downed trees and downed power lines. The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office … Read the rest


James Irvin Shuman, Sr. | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 12, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

James Irvin Shuman, Sr.

Care of Peeples-Rhoden Funeral Home, Inc.

EARLY BRANCH – Mr. James Irvin Shuman, Sr., of Old Salkehatchie Road near Early Branch, died early Sunday morning at his residence.

Mr. Shuman was born in Colleton County, August … Read the rest


James Witte Bull, Sr. | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 12, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

J. Witte Bull, Sr.

Care of Avinger Funeral Home

HOLLY HILL- James Witte Bull, Sr., 79, husband of Bonnie Murray Bull, entered eternal rest on Monday, September 11, 2017 at his home.

Funeral services will be 4 p.m., Thursday September … Read the rest


Diane Leakakos-Wirth | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 12, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

Diane Leakakos-Wirth

Care of Horan McConaty – Denver, Colo.

Diane Leakakos-Wirth, 63, of Littleton, Colo., passed on September 5, 2017. She was born on April 25, 1954, in Bay Shore, New York to her parents, Gus and Marian Leakakos.

Diane … Read the rest


Marcene Rigsby | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 12, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

MARCENE RIGSBY

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Marcene Strivens Rigsby, age 64, of Walterboro, entered into rest Thursday morning, September 7, 2017, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro. She was a daughter of … Read the rest


Edisto Beach press conference at noon today at the beach | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 12, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

The Town of Edisto Beach will be holding a press conference at 12:00 noon today, September 12, 2017 next to Finn’s at the Beach.

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Edisto Beach: Battening down the hatches in preparation of Irma

Posted on September 10, 2017 11:11 am by Cindy Crosby

 

Cindyc4@yahoo.com

Greenville resident, Greg Pickett has owned his second home on Edisto Beach for seven years. For the past three of those years, he along with other home owners on the beach, have braced for storms directly impacting Edisto.… Read the rest


A log can’t burn without fire | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 10, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A common statement among our youth is, “Some people just keep drama going!” The sad part about this is that it is true.
“Lady Gossip,” “Ms. Rumors,” and “Mr. Drama” have a tendency to keep traveling long distances, but they … Read the rest


Edisto Beach evacuates in advance of Irma

Posted on September 9, 2017 11:11 pm by Cindy Crosby

“At this point, we’re ready to go. Everything is in place. We don’t fool around with the safety of our residents.” – Jane Darby, Edisto Beach Mayor.

 

Cindyc4@yahoo.com

Friday afternoon, Edisto’s mayor, Jane Darby, was facing the realization less … Read the rest


Edisto Fire Department uses lessons from Hurricane Matthew to prepare for Irma

Posted on September 9, 2017 8:08 pm by Cindy Crosby

“We are hopeful, but we are preparing.” – Edisto Fire Chief Denney Conley

Cindyc4@yahoo.com

Edisto’s Fire Department was busy Friday afternoon preparing for whatever Irma has in-store for Edisto Beach. Fire Chief Denney Conley was as focused and prepared as … Read the rest


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