Monthly Archives: January 2018

Real Estate for Rent | Mobile Home in quiet Neigh…….| The Press and Standard

Posted on January 12, 2018 12:12 pm by Myiah Blakeney

FOR RENT:

Mobile home, 2BR, 1BA, large family room. Quiet neighborhood close to town. Deposit + $500 per month. Call 843-893-2097, 9am – 5pm.

(02/13)


New city councilmen sworn in | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 12, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Two new city councilmen and one newly re-elected councilman were sworn in at the Jan. 2 meeting of Walterboro City Council.
Carl Brown and Greg Pryor were elected to council and James Broderick was re-elected in November. They took their … Read the rest


Cold or the flu? How to tell and what to do | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 12, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

You feel sick to your stomach. You’re sneezing, coughing, achy, feverish, and downright miserable. So do you have a cold, the regular flu, or the stomach flu?
There are big differences between all three, and each requires its own treatment … Read the rest


In Photos: The Snow of 2018 | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 11, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

National Weather Service unofficial snow fall totals
Colleton County
• Green Pond, 6.3 inches,
• S Cottageville, 5.3 inches,
• Bennetts Point, 5 inches
• ESE Cottageville, 4.5 inches
• Round O, 4 inches
• ESE Islandton, 3.5 inches


Free CERT training begins this month | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 11, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Would you like to make a difference in your community? Join the Colleton County CERT (Community Emergency Response Team). The CERT training program is being implemented in South Carolina. CERT training promotes a partnering effort between emergency services and the … Read the rest


Reader Photos: The Snow of 2017 | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 11, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Thanks to all our readers who submitted photos through email and on our Facebook page. Enjoy!


Researchers returning to tag sharks in the Lowcountry | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 11, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

OCEARCH is back in the Lowcountry – Florida, Georgia, South Carolina – after tagging two white and two tiger sharks in the area last year.

“We’re returning to the Lowcountry because our sharks led us here,” Chris Fischer, OCEARCH founding … Read the rest


Update: Airplane oops | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 11, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Lowcountry Regional Airport Operations Manager Roger D. Medlin said he would be hard pressed to call an accident that damaged a single-propeller aircraft Wednesday afternoon a crash.
Medlin explained that the pilot of a Mooney airplane based at the local … Read the rest


Hamilton to lead Sunday’s Dr. M.L. King parade | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 11, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The 32nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade will be held in Walterboro on Sunday Jan. 14 at 2:30 p.m. Line-up for participants will begin at 1:30 p.m. on South Jefferies Boulevard near Live Oak Cemetery. The parade will … Read the rest


Snow, ice batters I-95 travelers | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 11, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Members of the Colleton County Fire-Rescue and Colleton County Sheriff’s Office logged a lot of hours on I-95 last week after ice and snow turned the roadway into a winter wasteland.
Winter Storm Grayson hit the Charleston and Beaufort areas … Read the rest


Two injured in snow plow collision | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 10, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Two passengers in a vehicle that smashed into the rear of a South Carolina Department of Transportation snow plow were taken to Colleton Medical Center for treatment. The snow plow was working in the southbound lanes of I-95 near the … Read the rest


Islandton man killed in crash | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 10, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

An Colleton County man was fatally injured in a single-car crash at the intersection of Cross Swamp Road and Rum Gully Road on Jan. 6.
Colleton County Chief Deputy Coroner Richard Carter said Gerard B. Capers, 33, of 3630 Mount … Read the rest


Cold weather results in three structure fires | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 10, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The extreme cold resulted in two structure fires on Tuesday Jan. 2.
The first fire at 50 Flash Lane north of Smoaks started in a flue pipe connected to a wood-burning stove which ignited the surrounding wall. Firefighters removed the … Read the rest


Update: Interstate crash claims truck driver | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 10, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A truck driver was killed the evening of Jan. 8 when his truck went off I-95 and burst into flames.
The as-yet unidentified driver was traveling south on I-95 near the 42-mile marker Jan. 8 at about 8:30 p.m. when … Read the rest


Blood needed for cancer victim | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 10, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard


Merchandise | Furniture | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 10, 2018 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Estate Furniture

Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom. Smaller misc. items. for $5 – $300. Call 970-739-0006.

(02/08)


Merchandise | Gun | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 10, 2018 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

For Sale:

Remington 870 Shotgun, 20 Guage w/ 20 in. Barrel with ventilaltor ribs, asking $300 obo. Call 843-563-9948

or 843-701-2042.

(02/15)


Real Estate for Sale | Land for Sale | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 10, 2018 12:12 pm by Myiah Blakeney

1.5 acres in Pine Forest subdivision lot 1, Denmark Court/ Mallory Lane. Asking $40,000. Call 843-599-3693.


Bryan Campbell Jr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 10, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

GASTON: Frank “Bryan” Campbell Jr., 50, of Gaston passed into his heavenly home on Dec. 29, 2017.
He was born in Columbia on Feb. 8, 1967. He was the son of Nancy and James Breland of Walterboro and Frank Bryan … Read the rest


Trucker killed in Wednesday crash | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 10, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Fire-Rescue and South Carolina Highway Patrol were called to a fatal truck wreck on I-95 Wednesday morning, the second fatal crash on the interstate in less than two days.
Colleton County Emergency Dispatch began receiving calls about the … Read the rest


Winter on Washington Street | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 10, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Six-year-old Hayden Mock was out with his parents, Richard and Kimberly Mock, getting acquainted with snow the afternoon of Jan. 3.
Hayden said he had seen snow once — his parents suggested that it was the flurries that had visited … Read the rest


Edi‘SNOW’: The first since 1989 | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 10, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by RANDY WHITE

We’ve become accustomed to seeing Palmetto Boulevard on Edisto Beach covered with sand following storms, but last week’s artic blast and wintery weather covered the ocean front road in something else entirely … Read the rest


Hiring events to be held around the Lowcountry | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 9, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard


Cold weather plant damage: What to look for | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 9, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

The “bomb cyclone” battering the Southeast with unprecedented cold has people bundling up and bringing their pets inside. But Clemson University experts urge homeowners: Show some love to your plants.

Winter leaf scorch on Formosa Southern Indica Azalea.

Winter leaf scorch on Formosa Southern Indica Azalea.
Image Credit:

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One lane of I-95 near mile marker 75 to be closed this afternoon | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 9, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

SCDOT will close one southbound lane on I-95 near mile marker 75 in Dorchester County on Tuesday afternoon, January 9. This location is where I-95 crosses Friendship Road, one mile south of US 78. SCDOT must make an emergency pavement … Read the rest


Interstate crash claims truck driver | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 9, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

A truck driver lost his life Monday night when his truck went off I-95 and burst into flames.
The as-yet unidentified driver was traveling south on I-95 near the 42-mile marker Monday at about 8:30 p.m. when he went off … Read the rest


Mildred Drawdy O’Quinn | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 8, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Mildred Drawdy O’Quinn, known by all as “Millie”, age 85, entered into rest Monday morning, January 8, 2018, at her home in Walterboro, surrounded by her loving family.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 o’clock Wednesday morning, … Read the rest


Reward offered for missing dog | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 8, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

French Bulldog missing from Great Swamp Road on Jan. 4 – REWARD OFFERED!

Contact Bart Crosby, 650 Great Swamp Rd.,

rhonda.crosby@att.net

843-908-0190


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