Monthly Archives: October 2017

Advances in grocery shopping … maybe | Column | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Tired of fighting traffic and crowds to do the grocery shopping? Sick of throwing out your shoulder trying to carry 15 bags in the house at once?
Several grocery chains now offer on-line shopping that lets you pick, pay and … Read the rest


‘Chumpy’ Penfield retires from hospital | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 14, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

“I love you all. It has been a pleasure.”
After 36 years at Colleton Medical Center, Yvonne “Chumpy” Penfield is retiring.
For the last 10 of those years, Chumpy has been in charge of the hospital’s volunteer program and Health … Read the rest


Off the Field | Daryn Hooker | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 14, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Daryn Kelly Hooker is a senior at Colleton County High School where she plays tennis and soccer for the Lady Cougars. She is the daughter of Robbie and Becky Hooker of Walterboro. Her grandparents are Danny and Margaret Dandridge and … Read the rest


Light-Romain exchange vows in Walterboro | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 14, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Rachael Elisabeth Light and Christopher Romain, both of Walterboro, exchanged marriage vows on Oct. 7 at Dogwood Hills Golf Course.
Donna Craven officiated at the ceremony. Music was provided by Don Brown. Janice Barrett directed the wedding.
Escorted by her … Read the rest


‘Still Waters’ — An Edisto story | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 14, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By NANCY DAVIS
nancydavis843@hotmail.com

It was in the 1940s when young Alice Rayle made a wrong turn and ended up lost on the back roads of Colleton County. She eventually saw a stranger and stopped to ask for directions back … Read the rest


Booksignings planned for ‘Firepot Stories’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 13, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

“Firepot Stories” by Hendersonville wildlife biologist Joe Hamilton will now be available at two locations in Walterboro: Palmetto Parcels and the Colleton Museum.
In addition, two book signings are planned. The first, a book signing and storytelling, will be at … Read the rest


S.C. Alliance holds business appreciation | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 13, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photo by BARRY MOORE
The Southern Carolina Alliance (SCA) hosted an industry appreciation event Friday at the Sweetwater Country Club in Barnwell. Over 100 business and industry leaders from Colleton, Beaufort, Allendale, Jasper, Hampton, Barnwell and Bamberg counties enjoyed a … Read the rest


Running club celebrates first anniversary | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 13, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photo by BARRY MOORE
The Walterboro Running Club (WRC) celebrated its one-year anniversary Wednesday Oct. 4. A large group of runners met at Main Street Grill for a two-mile run and gifts from sponsors of the event. Pictured are WRC … Read the rest


Voc Rehab holds open house | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 13, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photo by BARRY MOORE
Over 30 Colleton County businesses and agencies attended an open house at the S.C. Vocational Rehabilitation (Voc Rehab) office Thursday morning. The annual event is an opportunity for the organization to update business owners and others … Read the rest


Fishburne opens practice here | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 13, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Lucius Fishburne’s career in counseling began with self-searching — an adventure that led from Walterboro to California to Australia, India, Pawleys Island and back home again. Like one of the most frequently quoted lines from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, “This above all: … Read the rest


10:45 | Oops at Jefferies and Bells | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 13, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

A truck pulling a mobile home has a little problem by Rite Aid at Jefferies Boulevard and Bells Highway. The driver said, although he’d come through the intersection dozens of times with no problem, this time kudzu on the power … Read the rest


Crab boil fundraiser planned Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 13, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

New Horizons Counseling Services will hold a crab boil fundraiser Saturday Oct. 14 from 5-9 p.m. at 811 Carn St. Proceeds will be used to take groups of students to visit various colleges. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 … Read the rest


Meet the candidates | Walterboro City Council | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 13, 2017 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

Candidates for Walterboro City Council, in alphabetical order, are:

James Broderick 
Biographical Information
Marital status: Married to Becky Broderick (teacher at Colleton County Middle School)
Employment: Disabled U.S. Air Force veteran
Walterboro City Council member
Assistant director, Dorchester County Career … Read the rest


New artist: Bondo with crows | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 13, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The annual selection of new artisans to join the South Carolina Artisan Center had a first.
Artisan Center Director Gayle Doggette said the 21 new artists selected to join the over 300 South Carolina artists who show and sell their … Read the rest


Town park on tap; residents complain about Burr Hill Road | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 13, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

Cottageville residents are definitely getting a town park with a cement walking track and restrooms, officials said at Town Council’s October meeting.
“We’ve tweaked the plans to a point where they will fit with our budget,” … Read the rest


Bus service to begin Monday Oct. 16 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 13, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Starting Monday Oct. 16, Palmetto Breeze will be providing bus service in and around Walterboro.  The service will be called Walterboro Works and will be free of charge to all for the first month..

The route maps for both morning … Read the rest


Walterboro’s own ‘Elly May’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 13, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

When Amy Hardee arrives home from a day in the classroom, she is greeted by a menagerie of sounds.
“The donkey starts braying, the horse is whinnying, the sheep start baaing, the chickens are all talking and the dogs are … Read the rest


New education dean on board at USC Salkehatchie | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 13, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

For Dr. Karlin “Kay” Burks, her new position as dean of education at the University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie is a homecoming of sorts.
“My family moved North years and years ago, but they are originally from … Read the rest


Starbucks to join Cook Out and KFC | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 12, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

There will come a time very soon when three regional or national food service franchises will have new facilities under construction in Walterboro.
The national chain, Starbucks, will take up residence at the northwest corner of Bells Highway and Mount … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 12, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Fleeing driver crashes
An attempt to cite a motorist for speeding turned into a chase, that turned into a crash and then turned into a lot of charges.
A city police officer was on patrol on Robertson Boulevard at North … Read the rest


City voters head to the polls on Nov. 7 – Absentee voting under way | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 12, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro’s voters will go to the polls on Nov. 7 to choose three members of city council from among six candidates.
Incumbent council members Jimmy Syfrett and James Broderick, running for re-election to their posts, are on the ballot with … Read the rest


Truck broke down, meth lab ran fine | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 12, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Dorchester County man found himself in the wrong place, at the wrong time, when members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office arrived on Mars Oldfield Lane in a search for a wanted man.
Colleton County Sheriff R.A. Strickland and … Read the rest


Springtown home lost to fire | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 12, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel believe that a one-story home on Bent Gate Lane in Springtown had been burning for a while before the Oct. 8 fire was noticed.

Firefighters were called to the fire at the residence at 567 Bent … Read the rest


Third, fourth graders get chance to improve reading skills | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 12, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County School District’s Summer Reading Camp served two purposes.
The five-week program at Forest Hills Elementary School sought to give some third-graders a head start and some fourth-graders more practice in improving their reading skills.
The South Carolina Read … Read the rest


Sen. Lindsey Graham visits Walterboro | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 12, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham visited Walterboro yesterday afternoon, touring the downtown with local officials. See the story in next week’s The Press and Standard.

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WHS Class of 1977 to meet Sunday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 12, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro High School class of 1977 will meet Sunday Oct. 15 at 6 p.m. at Tonya’s Hair Creations, 42 Sheldon Court. For information call Marcella Aiken, 843-835-2400, or Calvert Smalls, 843-908-2752.


Buffalo Lane family loses home to fire | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 12, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

A North Walterboro family was displaced following a fire in their home Tuesday afternoon Oct. 10.
At 3:26 p.m., neighbors reported smoke coming from the residence at 782 Buffalo Lane. The first unit arrived to find heavy black smoke coming … Read the rest


New emergency helicopter here | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 12, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

“It’s still got that new helicopter smell,” Colleton County Fire-Rescue Chief Barry McRoy said when asked how the first few weeks have gone for the new medical emergency helicopter placed in service last month.
The C.A.R.E. (Colleton Air Rescue Evac) … Read the rest


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