Monthly Archives: September 2017

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

Care of Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

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


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


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