Monthly Archives: January 2018

What to do when you win $450 million? jackpot? | Column | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 27, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Let’s recap: On Jan. 5, 20-year-old Florida resident Shane Missler claimed the $450 million Mega Millions jackpot. He will reportedly take a lump sum payout of $281.2 million. Missler, who bought the winning ticket with money won on a scratch-off, … Read the rest


Salsa dance classes to be offered at library on Feb. 1 | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 27, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Coyote Trapping and Management Workshop planned at Webb Wildlife Center | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 27, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), in conjunction with the South Carolina Trappers Association, will host a Coyote Trapping and Management Workshop at the Webb Wildlife Center, located in Hampton County, on March 15-16, 2018.

The workshop will … Read the rest


Storm spotter course being offered at Colleton County Emergency Preparedness office | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Have you always been fascinated by the weather, and wondered if there was a way you could use that fascination to help save lives? Well, you’re in luck.
The National Weather Service needs your assistance. Each year hundreds of severe … Read the rest


Genesis Health Care hosts Business After Hours | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The staff of Walterboro Family Care, a division of Genesis Health Care Inc., hosted January’s Business after Hours event sponsored by the Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Luis Vega, and office director Nicole Hart addressed a large group Thursday night … Read the rest


Hiott speaks to Rotary | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Jimmy Hiott is celebrating his one-year anniversary as CEO at Colleton Medical Center (CMC). At the Walterboro Rotary Club meeting on Jan. 16, Hiott presented a re-cap of some of the initiatives undertaken by CMC for the Walterboro and Colleton … Read the rest


Greene heading emergency preparedness | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Suzanne Gant is no longer director of the Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Office.
Colleton County Administrator Kevin Griffin reports that Gant’s employment with county government was terminated on Jan. 12.
Griffin said he would not discuss the reason for Gant’s … Read the rest


Veto override will send new buses to Colleton | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The state legislature’s decision last week to override South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster’s veto of school bus funding is expected to translate into five new buses for Colleton County School District.
Colleton County Transportation Director Gary Bradley said the South … Read the rest


Palmetto Training director teaches at Boeing | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Palmetto Training in Walterboro was challenged to teach an industrial program for a grant from Boeing on Oct. 23-Nov. 3.
The program was funded by a grant to Goodwill of North Charleston. The challenge was to offer the program to … Read the rest


Photos: 2017-18 Colleton County High School Athletic Hall of Fame inductees | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photo by JIM KILLIAN
The Colleton County High School Athletic Hall of Fame inducted seven members Friday Jan. 19 during halftime of the Cougars’ varsity boys’ basketball game against Region 8-AAAA opponent Berkeley. Pictured (L-R) Dale Loper, Robert Brown, Nathan … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro man faces drug charge
A Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputy was patrolling Three Mile Road the evening of Jan. 19, responding to complaints about possible alcohol and narcotics use in the area.
At 10:18 p.m., the deputy was driving … Read the rest


Court Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man arrested in a December church break-in and escape had his day in court Jan. 22.
Vernon Brandon Johnson, 22, of Walterboro, pled guilty to escape and second-degree burglary charges. After hearing the pleas, 14th Circuit Court Judge … Read the rest


City wins top state award for wastewater treatment system | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The City of Walterboro won a top award at the recent South Carolina Rural Water Association (SCRWA) 2017 Annual Conference at the Marriot Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach. Hundreds of water and wastewater professionals from across the state attended.
The … Read the rest


Services | Splinter Wood Works Refinishing | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2018 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

Splinter Wood Works Refinishing and minor repairs, press cane, rush, and caning seats. 843-542-4260


Services | A+ Stephens Do All | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2018 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

A+/ Stephens Do All
Painting & all home improvements, re-roofs/metal, pressure washing

843-866-7528 or 843-908-2811


Pets | Gray Rabbit | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2018 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

For Sale Gray Floppy Eared Pet Rabbit asking $20.00 843-599-6511


Pets | Doves for Sale | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2018 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

For Sale 2 Pet Ring-neck Doves with custom cage asking $100.00 843-599-6511


Website troubles | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

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