Monthly Archives: May 2018

Martha Osterhout | Obituaries

Posted on May 14, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Martha Osterhout died April 22, 2018. She was 94 years old. Born in Harmony, NC, she entered the navy in 1942 where she met her future husband Bert Osterhout. They were married in 1946 and remained so until Mr. Osterhout’s … Read the rest


Ronald LeRoy Roff, Jr. | Obituaries

Posted on May 14, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

SUMMERVILLE – Mr. Ronald LeRoy Roff, Jr., age 49, of Summerville, entered into rest Wednesday afternoon, May 9, 2018, at the Trident Medical Center in North Charleston.

Born November 20, 1968, in Paterson, New Jersey, he was a son of … Read the rest


James Moody Hickman Sr. | Obituaries

Posted on May 14, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

ROUND O: Mr. James Moody Hickman Sr., 69, entered into rest Wednesday morning May 9, 2018, surrounded by his loving family in his home in Round O.
Born July 18, 1948, in Jacksonboro, he was a son of the late … Read the rest


Opinion: We’re not going backward in South Carolina

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

I’ve always made it a priority to listen to my constituents — all of you who live in Senate District 45 in Jasper, Colleton, Hampton, Allendale, Beaufort and Charleston counties. It is my goal to represent your wishes at the … Read the rest


Opinion: Letters to the Editor

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

Questions about new business at local airport
Dear Editor:
I have read the press release and subsequent news article where Lowcountry Aviation finally announced that it is launching operations at the Lowcountry Regional Airport; both indicated that the company is … Read the rest


A Mother’s Love: Never take it for granted

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

Mitch Albom, an internationally acclaimed American author, journalist, screenwriter, dramatist, radio and television broadcaster, and musician contends, “I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” What a profound, true … Read the rest


I hope you’re pulling weeds and planting tulips

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

She left in the spring, her favorite time of year.
The room had floor-to-ceiling windows that looked out on a courtyard blooming with azaleas and dogwoods. Normally she’d have loved the view, because she knew that kind of beauty was … Read the rest


Workshops on how to start non-profit scheduled May 17

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

The Center for a Better South will offer two separate half-day workshops on May 17 to help people living and working in the S.C. Lowcountry Promise Zone to learn how to start a nonprofit and how to operate an existing … Read the rest


Marvin speaks to Civitans

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

Alta Mae Marvin is the Clemson Extension director for Colleton County. She spoke to the Walterboro Civitans recently, telling club members about the many services that Clemson Extension offers and the ongoing programs that are available all year, from Master … Read the rest


North Walterboro Academy students honor soldiers

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

Students at North Walterboro Christian Academy presented “Welcome Home: A Patriotic Musical” on May 3. The K4-second grade choir opened the program, followed by the 2-8th-grade choir. Noah Baker, Anise Clark, Sydney Crosby, Ian Hutto, Russell Kinsey, Jimmy Morris, Fayann … Read the rest


Girl scouts donate cookies

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

With cookie season over, the Girl Scouts of Colleton County Service Unit 637 donated the last few cases of cookies to the Veteran’s Victory House, Fire Station 19, and Fire Station 1. The troops involved are 162, 445, 799, 981 … Read the rest


USC Salkehatchie visits Washington

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

USC Salkehatchie, in collaboration with Southern Carolina Regional Alliance, annually offers the Leadership Salkehatchie program to Salkehatchie region community members interested economically developing the area. After nine months of touring the Salkehatchie counties and learning more about each area, the … Read the rest


Conservation district cites student winners

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

The theme for the conservation district’s Earth Day poster and essay contests was “Watersheds-Our Water, Our Home.”
The poster competition awards were presented to winning classes by grade level with the teachers recognized with a certificate.
The top three essays … Read the rest


Mabry named Conservationist of Year

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

This year’s Colleton County Soil and Water Conservation District’s Conservationist of the Year award went to a man who has dedicated his time and efforts to the organization.
Conservation District Chairman Gary Herndon brought the Rev. Gerald T. Mabry to … Read the rest


Wrecked truck dumps load and fuel

Posted on May 11, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

A truck driver escaped serious injury after his tractor-trailer went off the pavement on I-95 and into a swamp.
The truck was traveling north on I-95 near the 40-mile marker on May 9 at about 8:30 p.m. when one of … Read the rest


Antique cars saved from flames

Posted on May 11, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

A Bells Highway garage fire the afternoon of May 9 found firefighters battling to save the antique motor vehicles stored inside.
Colleton County Fire-Rescue was sent to the garage located in the 300 block of Bells Highway May 9 at … Read the rest


Gullah Fest planned in Beaufort

Posted on May 11, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard


SCDNR Update: Winter impacts on spotted seatrout and shrimp

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

Less than a week into the new year, 2018 took the Southeast by surprise with record low temperatures and up to half a foot of ice and snow. While many were out enjoying the most significant snowfall in a generation, … Read the rest


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