Monthly Archives: April 2018

Five injured in rainy Monday crash | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 24, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

A crash in a driving rainstorm on the afternoon of April 23 sent five Interstate 95 travelers to the Colleton County Medical Center for treatment.

The family was traveling north on I-95 near the 63-mile marker April 23 at 3:52 … Read the rest


Lane closures on I-95 changed to Wednesday night | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 24, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Department of Transportation announces a lane closure on I-95 northbound from mile marker 53.5 to mile marker 55.5. It will be in place from April 25 at 7 p.m. until April 26 at 5 a.m. A guard … Read the rest


James “JT” Waters | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 24, 2018 12:12 pm by Myiah Blakeney

James Waters

James “JT” Waters, 18, of Cottageville, passed away April 19, 2018.

JT was an incredible young man that touched the lives of so many people with the unique way he saw the world. His sense of humor, laughter Read the rest


Bills before the S.C. legislature this week | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 23, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

From the S.C. Policy Council:

There are three weeks left in this year’s session, and both the House and the Senate are in their typical end-of-session flurry. The calendars for both chambers are quite full, with a significant possibility of … Read the rest


Miscellaneous Items | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 23, 2018 3:03 pm by Myiah Blakeney

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Dr. Brantley Arden Strickland | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 23, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Dr. Brantley Arden Strickland, 52, of Walterboro, entered into rest early Friday April 20, 2018, surrounded by his loving family following a long and courageous battle for his life at McLeod Medical Center in Florence.
Born May 7, 1965, … Read the rest


Ricky Allen Lemacks | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 23, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Mr. Ricky Allen Lemacks, 54, entered into rest Friday April 20, 2018, at his home in Walterboro.
Born Aug. 17, 1963, in Colleton County, he was a son of the late Isaac Benjamin Lemacks and the late Frances Moore … Read the rest


Bernice Roberts Bowers | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 23, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Mrs. Bernice Roberts Bowers, 92, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Saturday April 21, 2018 at her residence.
A private graveside funeral service was held Wednesday at Black Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
Born February 10, 1926 in Colleton County, … Read the rest


Robert Gerald Poole Sr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 23, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Mr. Robert Gerald Poole Sr., known to everyone as “Jerry”, 77, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Thursday April 19, 2018 at Colleton Medical Center. One of his final statements on the day he passed away was, “I loved … Read the rest


Jack Wayne Toschner | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 23, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Mr. Jack Wayne Toschner, 82, of Walterboro, died Friday April 20, 2018, at the Veterans’ Victory House in Walterboro.
Born May 18, 1935, in Merrill, Wis., he was the youngest son of Louis and Elma Toschner. He served in … Read the rest


Kristin Leigh Roberts | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 23, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Kristin Leigh Roberts, beloved fiancé of Jonathan Rizer, passed away unexpectedly Friday April 20, 2018. She was 23.
Kristin was born in Walterboro March 16, 1995. She was a 2013 graduate of Colleton County High School, and was a … Read the rest


Wheeler Morris Steedley | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 23, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Wheeler Morris Steedley of Walterboro died Sunday April 15 at his residence. He was the husband of Inez McTeer Steedley. He was 97 years old.
Wheeler born February 23, 1921 in Bamberg, a son of the late Sadie Morris … Read the rest


Claflin comes to Walterboro Thursday | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 23, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

The Claflin University Board of Visitors will host a reception, “Claflin Comes To Town,”at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday April 26 at New Life United Methodist Church, 763 Green Pond Hwy. Chaired by Thelma Hudson of Walterboro, the Board of Visitors … Read the rest


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Posted on April 23, 2018 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

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Letter to the Editor | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 22, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Thanks for the
reporting of school
incidents
Dear Editor:
A quick thank you to the staff of The Press and Standard on the reporting of school incidents within Colleton County School District.
The district should not be judged by the … Read the rest


When there are “thorns” in your flesh | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 22, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

In II Corinthians, Paul talks about a thorn in his flesh. He never defines that thorn — whether it was emotional, physical, or spiritual — but he indicates that he asked God three times to remove it.
Concerning this matter, … Read the rest


Neighbors: the good and the bad | Column | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 21, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Neighbors: Some are good, some are bad, some are nuts. And some run your HOA, so you’d better be nice to them.
HOAs have pros and cons. If you hate rusty cars up on cinder blocks, they’re great. If you … Read the rest


Want to watch bats? | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 21, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By Jennifer Kindel

SCDNR Wildlife Biologist and Becky Brown, WNS technician

 Are you curious about bats? Do you have a bat box or know of a bat roost you’re interested in monitoring? Then become a part of SC Bat Watch! … Read the rest


Birth Announcement | Alyssa Leigh Langdale | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 21, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Jamie and Lindsay Langdale of Smoaks announce the birth of a daughter, Alyssa Leigh Langdale, on March 12 in Summerville Medical Center in Summerville. She weighed eight pounds, two ounces, and was 20 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Larry and … Read the rest


Pasture management, wildlife food plot workshop planned | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 21, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Marion Barnes, Senior County Extension Agent-Distinguished in Colleton and Hampton Counties, will be conducting a Pasture Management and Developing Wildlife Food Plots workshop on Monday April 30 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Colleton County Clemson Extension Office, 611 Black Street, … Read the rest


Lodge teen headed to 4-H nationals | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 21, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Garrett Ulmer of Lodge began showing pigs when he was just 5 years old.
Now, 10 years later, the Bamberg-Ehrhardt High School sophomore is heading to the national championships in 4-H livestock judging in Louisville, Ky., after winning the S.C. … Read the rest


Sweatman enjoys first state judging competition | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 21, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The 4-H State Livestock Judging Contest in April was a first for Jackson Sweatman of Smoaks. The 14-year-old hadn’t competed at that level in judging before, but he had a blast.
Following in the footsteps of his sister Geneffer, Jackson … Read the rest


Cooke-Fisher to be married on April 28 | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 21, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Haley Lyn Cooke of Cottageville and Phillip Conrad Fisher of Summerville will be married April 28 in Jones Swamp Pentecostal Holiness Church in Walterboro.
The bride is the daughter of Randy and Tem Cooke of Cottageville.
Her grandparents are the … Read the rest


Colleton’s population: Growing or not? | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 20, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Every time the U.S. Census Bureau releases its population estimates, Colleton County Administrator Kevin Griffin becomes perplexed.
He is perplexed about how the census bureau arrives at its estimates. Griffin looks at the population estimates from the Census Bureau and … Read the rest


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