Monthly Archives: September 2017

Getting Prepared: Lists of items to have on hand | Irma | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 6, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

With winds of 180 mph, Hurricane Irma is being called the strongest hurricane in the history of the Atlantic basin, outside of the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico, according to the National Hurricane Center. And it could head toward S.C. … Read the rest


Irma | 2 p.m. Update | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 6, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard


2017 Hurricane Guide | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 6, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Click on the link, then scroll down.

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S.C. governor declares state of emergency | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 6, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Governor Henry McMaster today issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency and, along with the S.C. Emergency Management Division, has urged South Carolinians to prepare for the possibility of Hurricane Irma impacting the state. The executive order enables … Read the rest


State veterinarian lifts regulations for transporting horses, livestock during evacuation | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 6, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Clemson Livestock-Poultry Health, the state agency that oversees animal health issues, has suspended some of the requirements for the interstate movement of animals to accommodate evacuations ahead of Hurricane Irma.

State Veterinarian Boyd Parr issued the order, which extends until … Read the rest


In Photos: Northside holds party for students | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 6, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Northside Elementary School held a cookout with music last Friday to reward students who demonstrated positive behavior during the first two weeks of school.

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Irma | 11 a.m. Wednesday forecast track | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 6, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Irma was located

near latitude 18.2 North, longitude 64.0 West. Irma is moving toward

the west-northwest near 16 mph (26 km/h), and this general motion is

expected to continue for … Read the rest


Irma | 8 a.m. Wednesday | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 6, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

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 the next couple of days. … Read the rest


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 Myiah Blakeney

Samuel F Stokes

Care of Owens Funeral Home, Branchville

 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 Myiah Blakeney

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 Myiah Blakeney

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 Myiah Blakeney

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 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


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