Monthly Archives: September 2017

Gerardo Vail | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 5, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

GERARDO VAIL

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LODGE – Gerardo Alvarez Vail, AGE 36, of Lodge, entered into rest Friday morning, August 25, 2017. He was a son of Guadalupe Alzarez Zacarias and Luisa Vail Perez

The … Read the rest


Joseph Garofano | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 5, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

AL GAROFANO, Sr.

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WALTERBORO – Mr. Joseph Alfred Garofano, Sr., 93, of Walterboro, entered into rest Sunday evening, August 27, 2017, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.   He was the … Read the rest


Keri Bunch | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 5, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

KERI JENNIFER BUNCH

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Keri Jennifer Martin Bunch, 40, of Biloxi, Mississippi, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, August 29, 2017.

She was a daughter of Kathy Shearer Ferriter and the late David Bruce … Read the rest


Carl Woods | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 5, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

CARL WOODS

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COTTAGEVILLE – Mr. Carl Andrew Woods, 67, of Cottageville, entered into rest Saturday morning, September 2, 2017, at Pruitt Health Care Center in Walterboro. He was a son of the late Curtis Lee … Read the rest


Irma’s sustained winds now near 175 mph | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 5, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

 

From the Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Agency:

At 8:00 A.M. AST (1200 UTC), the distinct eye center of Hurricane Irma

was located near latitude 16.7 North, longitude 57.7 West. Irma is

moving toward the west near 14 mph (22 … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 3, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Here is some  information you might not know

Dear Editor:
I have had enough of the media lying to us by protecting violent protestors, while at the same time blowing up conservative groups. I am tired of the left spewing … Read the rest


Acts of kindness pay off | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 3, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Does being kind to others cost you anything? Is being kind to others going to hurt you in any way? Has being kind to others ever caused you to have sleepless nights? Will being kind to others cause a debilitating … Read the rest


History has taught us to be civilized people | Column | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 2, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

History has always been something we wish in many ways we could change. When we look over our shoulder and back in time, we see there have been so many tragedies and even atrocities that we cringe at how depraved … Read the rest


Pull up your big girl leggings and let it go | Column | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 2, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Lots of people are calling for the head of Stratford High School Principal Heather Taylor. After all, she embez… no, wait. OK, she assaulted a stu–… no, wait. She falsified test scor… no, wait. She started screaming during a PTA … Read the rest


Retired teachers to meet at library Thursday Sept. 7 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 2, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

THE COLLETON COUNTY EDUCATION ASSOCIATION-RETIRED will meet Thursday Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. at the Colleton County Memorial Library. The meeting is open to all persons who have retired from school systems. For information call 843-866-2167.


Teens invited to join 4-H | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 2, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Join 4-H! All youth Grades 9-12 are invited to join Colleton County Teen Ambassadors 4-H. The first meeting will be held Wednesday at 5:30 PM in Room 222 at the Colleton Clemson Extension Office. Registration fee is $10.00. The Clemson … Read the rest


God has a plan for all of us | A Survivor’s Story | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 2, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro woman sees battle with cancer as ‘another chance to live’

Heather Stone watched her grandmother suffer with lung and breast cancer. She always swore when she turned 35, she’d start getting mammograms and keep up with precautionary measures.
She … Read the rest


Healthy Tip | Clemson Extension Service

Posted on September 2, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Off the Field | Alicia Marie Roberson | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 2, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Alicia Marie Roberson is a senior at Colleton County High School where she is a six-year varsity letterman for the Lady Cougars tennis team. She is the daughter of Phillip and Angela Roberson of Canadys. Her grandparents are Ray and … Read the rest


Smedley receives CNC certificate | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 1, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Chris Smedley holds his degree from the CNC course at Palmetto Training Institute. With him are Eddie Jackson, PTS director, left, and Chris Morrison, CNC instructor.


WHS Class of 1957 holds 60th reunion | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 1, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro High School class of 1957 held its 60th reunion Saturday at the Colleton Museum. Pictured are: front row: Jackie Herndon, C.J. Buddy DeLoach, Lewis Harris, Bob Knox, John Parker, Julie Blocker, Elsa Cooler Liner, Janis Kinsey Blocker; second … Read the rest


Colleton Medical staff ‘stuffs the bus’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 1, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The staff at Colleton Medical Center “stuffed the bus” with school supplies which were donated to the Colleton County School District. The supplies were delivered Friday by Marilyn Fryar, left, picture with Ferando Middleton and Caron Sharp. The event, spearheaded … Read the rest


A picker’s life | Larry Duncan | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 1, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
There are two passions in Larry Duncan’s life: his wife Kathy and banjo music.
For nearly half a century, Duncan has been playing bluegrass banjo.
Watch his fingers nimbly fly through the notes and chords as … Read the rest


Get prepared during National Preparedness Month

Posted on September 1, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Friday Sept. 1 marks the beginning of National Preparedness Month (NPM) 2017. With Hurricane Irma churning toward the U.S. across the Atlantic, now is the perfect time to get ready.
This year’s theme is “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.” … Read the rest


CCHS Athletic Hall of Fame to induct seven on Sept. 8 | Sports | the Press and Standard

Posted on September 1, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee announced plans to induct seven members to the Hall of Fame during halftime of the Cougar’s home football game against Lakewood High School scheduled for Friday … Read the rest


Crosby working at Benchmark | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 1, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Cameron Crosby, a CNC graduate of Colleton County High School and Palmetto Training Inc. at the Colleton County Skills Center, was recruited by Benchmark Machine Company in Summerville for a machinist’s position. He has been working there since June and … Read the rest


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