Monthly Archives: April 2018

City Council approves new insurance carrier | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 13, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Members of Walterboro City Council approved first reading of an ordinance to change the city’s insurance carrier to the S.C. Municipal Insurance Risk Fund at the April 3 meeting. The city has been insured by the S.C. Insurance Reserve for … Read the rest


Contract awarded to Mitchell for airport terminal renovation project | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 13, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Mitchell Construction Co. Inc. was given the contract to handle the renovation and expansion of the terminal at Lowcountry Regional Airport during Colleton County Council’s April 3 meeting.
When the bids from four construction companies interested in handling the work … Read the rest


U-Hauls now offered at Monster Storage | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 13, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

U-Haul Company of South Carolina, Inc. has announced that Monster Self Storage #1 has signed on as a U-Haul® neighborhood dealer to serve the Walterboro community.
Monster Self Storage at 1476 Jefferies Hwy. will offer U-Haul trucks, towing equipment, moving … Read the rest


Chamber of Commerce accepting nominations for annual awards | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 13, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Criteria:

Nomination forms:… Read the rest


March for Babies Saturday at Colleton Museum | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 13, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

The annual March of Dimes March for Babies will be tomorrow starting at 9 a.m. at the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

The walk start and finish at Colleton Farmers Market and Museum. The three-mile … Read the rest


FFA plant sale planned Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 13, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard


Mixson leaving as Walterboro postmaster | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 13, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Doug Mixson Jr., currently postmaster of Walterboro, who has led postal operations for the Walterboro, Ruffin, Williams, Smoaks and Green Pond Post Offices in Colleton County for nearly six years, will be leaving Walterboro effective April 14. Mixson has earned … Read the rest


Strong thunderstorms, high winds expected Sunday afternoon | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 13, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Coastal Bryan-Coastal Chatham-Coastal Liberty-Coastal McIntosh-
Beaufort-Coastal Colleton-Charleston-Coastal Jasper-
414 AM EDT Fri Apr 13 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Georgia and
southeast South Carolina.

Today and Tonight:

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

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Glanbia achieves 100% recycling | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 13, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Employees at Glanbia Performance Nutrition in the Industrial Area celebrated the company’s zero landfill achievement with a dinner for employees on April 3. Seven months ago, the company was 100% waste to landfill; as of March 30, employees have achieved … Read the rest


Ella & Ollie’s opens new ‘taqueria’ at the beach | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 13, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Ella & Ollie’s Restaurant at Edisto Beach introduced a new menu at a new ‘taqueria” adjacent to the existing building on April 4.
E&O Taco offers a selection of starters, tacos, sides, soups and sweets which rotate based on the … Read the rest


Council looks at rezoning Canadys SCE&G plant | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 13, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Council got its first look at two rezoning ordinances that involve the land that was once home to South Carolina Electric and Gas’ Canadys Station power plant.
When SCE&G decided to shut down the coal-fired plant and have … Read the rest


Salk professor receives Distinguished Research Service Award | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 13, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Dr. Eran Kilpatrick, associate professor of biology at USC Salkehatchie, has been chosen as a recipient of the University of South Carolina 2018 Distinguished Research Service Award. This award recognizes faculty throughout the USC system who have demonstrated exceptional commitment … Read the rest


CCSD: School incidents by the numbers | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 12, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

After the rash of incidents reported to the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office in March, the Colleton County School District supplied these answers to questions about statistics and other information on the alternative school. (A story on the incidents and the … Read the rest


Rabies clinics continue April 14 and 21 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 12, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The annual rabies clinics will continue in Colleton County on April 14 and 21 at the following locations:

April 14
8:30-11 a.m., Ruffin Community Center, 7745 Ruffin Rd, Ruffin, Dr. DeLoach
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Williams Fire Station, 245 Joel Padgett … Read the rest


Fire results from surprising cause | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 12, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Louie and Liza Catterton got a not so nice, but enlightening, surprise at 5 a.m. on April 3 when the fire alarm went off at their business, Louie’s Liquor.
Police officers arrived to find sparks coming from the wooden counter. … Read the rest


CCSD Student Code of Conduct | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 12, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County School District Code of Conduct

Level 1 – minor violations
Minor violations includes any activity in which a student engages that tends to impede orderly classroom procedures or instructional activities, orderly operation of the school, or the … Read the rest


Fire victim dies | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 12, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Ceasar Lane man died April 9 from injuries he sustained in a March 8 fire at his home.
Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey reports that medical officials of the Still Burn Center in Augusta, Ga. informed the coroner’s office … Read the rest


Yard/estate sale to go on as planned | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 12, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

The estate sale/yard sale originally scheduled for Friday and Saturday April 13-14 at 5946 Jefferies Highway will be held as planned. Friday hours are 10-5 and Saturday 8-4. Items include furniture, kitchen items, pictures, linens, vases, clothes, a lettertop desk, … Read the rest


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