Monthly Archives: January 2018

Patrick Avant | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

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

ASHTON COMMUNITY: Mr. Patrick Clark Avant, 56, of the Ashton Community, entered into rest Thursday afternoon Jan. 4, 2018, at the Trident Medical Center in North Charleston.
Funeral services were conducted 2 o’clock Sunday afternoon Jan. 7, 2018, in Saint … Read the rest


Anne Elkovich Murdaugh | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

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

ISLANDTON – Mrs. Anne Elkovich Murdaugh, age 94, entered into rest Wednesday afternoon Jan. 3, 2018, at her home in Islandton.
Funeral services were conducted 11 o’clock Saturday morning Jan. 6, 2018, at Rice Patch Christian Church, 15246 Sniders Highway, … Read the rest


Woody Martin Jr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

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

LODGE – Mr. Woodrow Wilson Martin Jr., known by many as “Woody,” age 69, entered into rest Monday evening Jan. 1, 2018, at his home in Lodge.
Born Oct. 19, 1948, in Lodge, he was a son of the late … Read the rest


Mary Emma Jennings Middleton | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

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

Mary Emma Jennings Middleton entered this life on June 26, 1936 in Walterboro, the daughter of the late John Jennings, Jr. and the late Ruth Brown Jennings. Emma had one sister, Ruth Chase Valentine, who precedes her in death. She … Read the rest


June Griffin Hudson | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

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

June Griffin Hudson, age 81, wife of the late Homer Hudson, died Dec. 31, 2017, from complications of Parkinson’s Disease.
June was born May 2,1936, to Laurie E. and Effie R. Griffin of Walterboro. She went to North Greenville Jr. … Read the rest


Lowcountry EMS morning classes cancelled, evening classes to be held | News | The Press and Standard

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

Lowcountry Regional EMS Council’s morning classes are cancelled Monday. Afternoon courses will occur on their normal schedule. If you are unable to attend afternoon class safely, please notify your instructor. The Administrative Office will be open at noon.


Count everything in life as joy! | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 7, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

James 1:2-4 (ESV) states, “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 6, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

One door closes,
another opens
Dear Editor:
For seven years, I’ve had the honor of bringing the “Grace and Truth Broadcast” to many people in Walterboro and surrounding areas. There’s nothing better than playing good Christian music and sharing the … Read the rest


E-books, programs, internet: Library has busy year | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 6, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CARL COFFIN
Library director

Happy New Year Colleton County!!
What a year it has been for the Colleton County Memorial Library system. Your faithful dedication to our library system has not gone unnoticed or unappreciated.
In 2017 there were … Read the rest


Some notes I’ll never send | Column | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 6, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

I just finished an excellent book titled “Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give.”
Ada Calhoun—a young, funny wife—takes a wry look at the highs and lows of marriage. Examples: The first 20 years are the hardest. Sometimes your spouse will bore … Read the rest


Steedly educating small farmers | News | The Press and Standard

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

Scott Steedly’s vision for the seed money provided from the Feeding Innovation sought to play a role in growing one of the nation’s lagging crops: small farmers.
Steedly’s non-profit, International Center for Sustainability, Inc. would primarily focus on education of … Read the rest


Reintroducing aquaponics | News | The Press and Standard

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

Cathy Nelson’s STEAM Works Farm is introducing aquaponics to South Carolina.
Actually her effort is reintroducing, not introducing aquaponics to the state. No one is doing aquaponics locally at the moment.
Though her research Nelson, who has a Native American … Read the rest


Automotive | Tires | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 5, 2018 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

TIRES FOR SALE: 2: 205-60-16, 3: 225-55-18, One snow blade like new 4x6x18. Call 843-893-6384.

(02/06)


Sunshine, warmer temperatures in forecast – finally | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 5, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard


Library now open | The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton County Memorial Library will be open today (Friday) from noon-6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For information call 843-549-5621.


Yard Sale | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 5, 2018 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

Yard Sale

222 Hayden Street, Walterboro

Baby Clothes 0-24 months, size 6x, numerous DVD’s, Christmas decorations, computer printer, typewriter, and copy machine


Feeding Innovation feeds dreams | News | The Press and Standard

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

John Loyd walked out of the Dec. 12 Feeding Innovation Pitch Night with a check for $12,500, several other of the food entrepreneurs in the competition left with Walterboro Assistant City Manager Hank Amundson’s business card.
Loyd of Berkeley County … Read the rest


Seeking funds for locally grown produce | News | The Press and Standard

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

Ian Dillinger came to the Feeding Innovations Pitch Night bearing gifts. He brought along samples of the types of food his Instinct Earth would provide customers.
Dillinger, who lives along the banks of the Edisto River, was seeking the seed … Read the rest


A piece of the puzzle | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Edisto’s library has expanding collection of jigsaw puzzles.

What began about a year ago, from a library patron asking, “Do you accept donations of jigsaw puzzles?” has become a regular, fun, multi-generational activity at the Edisto Branch of the Colleton … Read the rest


What the county expects in the new year | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Administrator Kevin Griffin said that a major factor for this calendar year will be the current and future Capital Projects Sales Tax projects.
“We are at different stages on a number of different projects with the Capital Projects … Read the rest


Christmas comes late – but just in time for local server | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Christmas came two days late for Brian Shoffner – but you would have never known from the smiles and tears flowing last Wednesday in Cracker Barrel’s parking lot. As a server at the local restaurant, Shoffner … Read the rest


2018 off to a running start in Walterboro | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 4, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro city government is going to be busy in 2018.
City officials anticipate advertising for bids on the Discovery Center project this month.
City Manager Jeff Molinari expects the first quarter of the new year will be taken up by … Read the rest


Two arrested on drug charges | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 4, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

It was about 4 p.m. on Dec. 29 when a call came into the Yemassee Police Department.
A Jasper County Sheriff’s Office deputy was returning from working an assignment in Colleton County, headed out of Walterboro on U.S. Route 17-A, … Read the rest


Accused gunman surrenders | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 4, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Sam Quentin Brown, 29, of Walterboro, wanted on an attempted murder warrant, surrendered to the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office on Dec. 28.
The charge was filed in connection with a Christmas shooting. Brown appeared in Colleton County Magistrate Court for … Read the rest


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