Monthly Archives: April 2018

Walterboro Criterium tonight | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 25, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

The annual Walterboro Criterium begins at 4 p.m. tonight (Wednesday) in the downtown area. Professional races start at 4 p.m. with the children’s race at 6 p.m. The VIP tent will be set up in the city parking lot.

For … Read the rest


Claflin event to be held at New Life | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 25, 2018 10:10 am 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


Bicyclist killed on Cottageville Highway

Posted on April 25, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man was killed the evening of April 24 when his bicycle was struck by a car on Cottageville Highway.

Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey pronounced Johnny Frazier, 59, of Walterboro dead at the scene of the crash. Multiple … Read the rest


Smoaks man killed in crash

Posted on April 25, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

A 32-year-old Smoaks man was killed the evening of April 24 when his car went off the roadway and struck several trees.

Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey said that Blake Stephens, 32, of Smoaks, was pronounced dead at the crash … Read the rest


New business at airport to bring 36 new jobs | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 24, 2018 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Lowcountry Aviation Company, a fully-integrated aviation service provider, is launching operations in Colleton County. The company’s $1.7 million investment is projected to create 36 new jobs.
Located at the Lowcountry Regional Airport in Walterboro, the company’s new aviation facility will … Read the rest


Employment | Apt. Maintenance Position | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 24, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

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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 The Press and Standard

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 The Press and Standard

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Some … Read the rest


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


Employment | Seeking Work | The Press and Standard

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

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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


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