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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Irma | Projected Path 5 p.m. Tuesday | News | The Press and Standard

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


Irma | 5 p.m. Update Tuesday Sept. 5 | News | The Press and Standard

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

From the National Hurricane Center:

Fixes from the latest satellite and radar imagery suggest that Irma is moving a little north of due west.
A strong ridge extending southwestward from the central Atlantic is expected to steer Irma west-northwestward during … Read the rest


Samuel Stokes | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 5, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Samuel F Stokes

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 Samuel F. Stokes, 80, of 760 Community Ave., Smoaks, died August 30, 2017 at Veterans Victory House Nursing Home in Walterboro.

 Friends may call at the residence and the funeral home.


Supplies already starting to diminish | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 5, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Even through Irma is not expected to impact the area until the first of next week, supplies are already beginning to diminish in area stores. This picture is of the water shelves at BiLo about 3 p.m. today (Tuesday.) There … Read the rest


SSGT. Donald Owen | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 5, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

SSGT. Donald “Donny” Allen Owen, US Army, (Ret.)

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COLUMBIA – A private, family memorial service for Donald A. Owen, 66, of Columbia, will be held at a later date. Woodridge Funeral Home of Lexington … Read the rest


How to put up plywood over windows | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 5, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

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Or use this link: http://flash.org/pdf/060111_EmergencyBoardUp.pdf


Irma | 11 a.m. Update Sept. 5 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 5, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

From Colleton County Emergency Preparedness:

At 11 AM AST (1500 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Irma was located

near latitude 16.8 North, longitude 58.4 West. Irma is moving toward

the west near 14 mph (22 km/h), and this general motion … Read the rest


SCDOT offers evacuation map app | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 5, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

The S.C. Department of Transportation has an evacuation route app here:

http://www.scdot.org/getting/evacuation.aspx

Basically, the coastal areas will evacuate up Bells Highway (Hwy. 64) and Augusta Highway (Hwy. 61.) If you decide to evacuate, check out the map before planning your … Read the rest


John Winn | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 5, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

JOHN WINN

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Mr. John Franklin Winn, 85, of Ehrhardt, passed away Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at his residence. He was a son of the late Barney Elliott Winn, Sr. and Phoebie Marie … Read the rest


Gerran Weeks | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 5, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

GERRAN WEEKS

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BAMBERG – Mr. WilliaM “Gerran” Weeks, IV, 36, of Bamberg, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at his residence. He was a son of William G. Weeks, III … Read the rest


Gerardo Vail | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 5, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

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 The Press and Standard

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 The Press and Standard

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 The Press and Standard

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.


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