Monthly Archives: October 2017

Walterboro Sears still offering Whirlpool products | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 25, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

As a local independent Sears Hometown Store, the Walterboro Sears will continue to sell Whirlpool and other major brands of appliances.
Recent media coverage reported Sears would no longer sell Whirlpool products, but this does not affect the 700 independently … Read the rest

Gospel concert planned Sunday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 24, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

The gospel group The Carolina Travelers will give a concert Sunday Oct. 29 at 4 p.m. at Galilee Baptist Church on Sidneys Road.


Miriam Rahn | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 24, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Miriam Agnes Ulmer Rahn

Miriam Agnes Ulmer Rahn, 69, of LaFrance, entered the Church Triumphant Friday, October 13, 2017, at AnMed Health Medical Center in Anderson.

Miriam was born February 19, 1948, in Ruffin, the youngest daughter of the late Read the rest


Tornado watch issued until 9 p.m. | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 23, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 508 IN
EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN GEORGIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 2 COUNTIES

IN SOUTHEAST GEORGIA

JENKINS SCREVEN

IN SOUTH CAROLINA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 6 … Read the rest


All after-school events cancelled this afternoon | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 23, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Due to the potential of severe weather forecast for the area this afternoon, all after-school events and meetings have been cancelled for the Colleton County School District.


Ruth Thompson | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 23, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

RUTH THOMPSON

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

Mrs. Ruth White Thompson, 75, of Round O, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

Funeral services were held 3 p.m., … Read the rest


Roger Harriett | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 23, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

ROGER HARRIETT

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mr. Roger Lee Harriett, 58, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Thursday, October 19, 2017, from injuries sustained during an automobile accident in Bamberg County.

Funeral services were … Read the rest


Possible severe weather predicted this afternoon | News | The Pres and Standard

Posted on October 23, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Confidence: Moderate
Current Watches/Warning/Advisories: None
What: Showers and thunderstorms will impact the region this afternoon into late tonight as a cold front pushes across the SE GA and SC. Isolated severe thunderstorms with damaging winds or even a tornado
or … Read the rest


Free “Ask A Lawyer” webinar Wednesday Oct. 25 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 23, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The SC Bar Ask-A-Lawyer program, which coordinates volunteer lawyers in a regional effort to assist the public with its legal questions, will host a statewide web chat on Wednesday, Oct. 25.

Between 4 and 6 p.m. the public is encouraged … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 22, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Protecting programs that feed hungry kids such as SNAP
Dear Editor:
Although food insecurity affects more than 17% of people in South Carolina, it is often hard to see. When a child can’t focus at school because they didn’t have … Read the rest


Support the effort to save the EPA from Trump | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 22, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Environmental Protection Agency has successfully worked to protect human health and the environment for more than four decades. Our air, water and land are cleaner now than they have been in 40 years. All that is now threatened by … Read the rest


Holding on holds up progress | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 22, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Have you ever been in a situation where it seemed as if you could not move forward? Did it seem as if you were holding on so tight to someone or something that it was stifling? Did you try everything … Read the rest


God works in mysterious ways | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 22, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

About a year and a half ago, I attended a week-long conference in North Carolina. I went alone. There must have been about 400 other people at the conference. I didn’t know a single one of them. It was a … Read the rest


Hearing aids, crate of paper towels and diamonds | Column | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 21, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A sharp-eyed reader recently pointed out that I referenced Costco in two consecutive columns.
“Obsessed much?” he asked.
Well, duh.
I’m not debating the merits of Costco vs. Sam’s vs. BJ’s. We’ve shopped at all of them, and have the … Read the rest


Keeping Colleton clean | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 21, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The morning of Oct. 14, Keep Colleton Beautiful was out on Green Pond Highway, tackling the litter scattered alongside the new ACE Greenway Trail.
KCB Executive Director William Smyly was joined by three of his fellow board members: Ladson Fishburne, … Read the rest


Holiday House planned Nov. 4 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 21, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Clemson Extension’s Family & Community Leaders (FCL) will hold its annual Holiday House Craft Fair on Saturday Nov. 4 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market, 506 E Washington Street, Walterboro.
In addition to the Farmers … Read the rest


Estill native serving in helicopter squad | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 21, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A 1999 Estill High School graduate is serving with a U.S. Navy helicopter squadron that flies the Navy’s newest and most technologically-advanced helicopter.
Estill native Chief Petty Officer Akime Deering is an aviation maintenance administrationman with the “Grandmasters” of Helicopter … Read the rest


Walterboro City Council meeting | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 20, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

At its Oct. 3 meeting, Walterboro City Council approved:
• An second reading and adoption of an ordinance to buy the county parking lot from Colleton County. The lot will be used for parking for the Walterboro Discovery Center. The … Read the rest


County Council makes a deal or two at last meeting | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 20, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Land deals between Colleton County, Walterboro and Edisto Beach were finalized during county council’s regular meeting Oct. 3.
A public hearing preceded the council’s vote to sell the county parking lot in the 100 block of South Jefferies Boulevard to … Read the rest


Local 7-year-old helps raise money for Children’s Miracle Network at car show | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 20, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

Xander Garnsey got a special treat Saturday when he got to help judge, give out tickets and present trophies at the Children’s Miracle Network Car Show held at Walmart.
“The wonderful staff at Walmart asked if … Read the rest


Economic development: Walterboro style | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 20, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A new Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in the Walmart shopping plaza and Cook Out and Starbucks on Bells Highway are the latest indicators that national companies are taking notice of Walterboro.
“The interest level and the location of national franchises … Read the rest


Blue ribbon art: Local artist wins best in show | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 20, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Landy A. Jones left the Orangeburg County Fair a winner.
The Colleton County resident entered several drawings in the fair’s art competition.
Earlier this year, he became a member of the Orangeburg League of Artists, a group of amateur and … Read the rest


Herman Farmer, Jr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 20, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Private burial services for the late Mr. Herman Harrison Farmer Jr. (88) were held on Friday, October 20, 2017 at the Beaufort National Cemetery in Beaufort – with full military honors. A native of Colleton County and long-time resident of … Read the rest


Herman Farmer, Jr. | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 20, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

Herman Farmer, Jr.

Care of Mungo Funeral Home

Private burial services for the late Mr. Herman Harrison Farmer, Jr. (88) were held on Friday, October 20, 2017 at the Beaufort National Cemetery in Beaufort – with full military honors. A … Read the rest


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