Monthly Archives: May 2018

Photos: Students learn about airplanes

Posted on May 9, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Students in Aviation Camp 2018, sponsored by USC Salkehatchie and Boeing, South Carolina, visited Lowcountry Regional Airport today to learn about airplanes, airport operations and Lowcountry Aviation. They also visited the Tuskegee Monument. The camp continues through Saturday with visits … Read the rest


Photos: Colleton Medical Center celebrates Nurses Week with picnic today

Posted on May 9, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard


2018 sea turtle nesting season starts on Daufuskie

Posted on May 9, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Like many spring phenomena this year, sea turtle nesting season in South Carolina was slightly behind schedule. The season’s official May 1 start date came and went with no sign of nesting turtles, likely due to cooler-than-normal water temperatures resulting Read the rest


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Posted on May 9, 2018 12:12 pm by Myiah Blakeney

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Misc Items | Remington 870 | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 9, 2018 12:12 pm by Myiah Blakeney

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Lowcountry vegetable doctor takes top agriculture research honor

Posted on May 9, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

CLEMSON — If you’re coming down with a disease, you want to see the best doctor you can.

If you’re a vegetable, that doctor is Anthony Keinath.

Keinath is the state vegetable pathologist for South Carolina and a professor, researcher

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Car show Saturday at Veterans Victory House

Posted on May 9, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard


Yard Sale | 4 Family Yard Sale | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 8, 2018 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

4 Family Yard Sale

May 12th, 8AM-Until

Kenmore Washer, Window AC, Furniture, Tools & much more

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Crash sends students to emergency room | The Press and Standard

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

A Colleton County School District bus traveling to Cottageville Elementary School Tuesday morning was involved in a crash on Cottageville Highway.
Colleton County Fire-Rescue Chief Barry McRoy said the crash occurred on Cottageville Highway between Round O and Cottageville.
According … Read the rest


In the S.C. Legislature this week | The Press and Standard

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

It is the final week of the legislative session, which ends on Thursday, May 10. Lawmakers will likely return in a few weeks to vote on the Governor’s budget vetoes and any bills in conference committee, including S.954, a … Read the rest


Oyster season to close May 15, clam season to close May 31 | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 7, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

South Carolina’s season for harvest of oysters and mussels from State Shellfish Grounds and Public Shellfish Grounds will close on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at one half hour after official sunset, according to South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) … Read the rest


Colleton County Principals shuffled by school district

Posted on May 6, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Four of Colleton County’s schools will have new principals at the helm when students return to school next fall.

In addition to the hiring of  Maurice Cannon to become the new Colleton County High School Principal; Colleton Middle School, Forest … Read the rest


Colleton County unemployment dips in March

Posted on May 6, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

March unemployment figures from the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce found Colleton County slipping below five percent again.

In March, the state agency placed the county’s unemployment at 4.9 percent, dropping from 5.4 percent in February. In March … Read the rest


May 17th seminar to explore nonprofits

Posted on May 6, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

A seminar on starting and running a nonprofit comes to Walterboro May 17.

The Center for A Better South will offer the half-day workshop from 9 a.m. to noon at the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market at 506 E. Washington … Read the rest


Are you satisfied with the life you have built?

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

How many times have you said before, “If I could live my life over again, I would do things differently”?  Others say, “There is not a thing that I would change.”  Then if there is nothing that you would Read the rest


NSE holds “Writing Celebration”

Posted on May 5, 2018 7:07 pm by The Press and Standard

A “Writing Celebration” was held by Northside Elementary on the evening of April 24, 2018. The celebration was the third of the school’s Title 1 UPLIFT sessions. The session was designed to showcase all of Northside’s growing authors/writers and for … Read the rest


Hill Tire sold to Mavis

Posted on May 5, 2018 7:07 pm by The Press and Standard

Hill Tire Centers, a family owned business with locations in Moncks Corner, Walterboro, Georgetown, Summerville and North Charleston, announced Tuesday the sale of their company to Tire Engineers/Mavis Discount based in Birmingham, AL. Ken, Chris and Joe Hill – the … Read the rest


Flight insurance could save you and your family money

Posted on May 5, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

If you or a family member are sick or injured, a helicopter flight could save your life.

Colleton County is served by Med Trans, a flight service working in cooperation with Colleton Fire Rescue and Colleton Medical Center.

“We hope … Read the rest


Syfrett named Rookie Teacher of the Year at Gregg Middle School

Posted on May 5, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton Prep Class of 2013 graduate Hannah Syfrett was recently named Rookie Teacher of the Year at Gregg Middle School in Summerville. Syfrett graduated in May of 2017 from the College of Charleston with a degree in special education.

From … Read the rest


Angel Plate Ministry feeds bodies and souls

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

The meal delivery program, based out of Cottageville United Methodist Church, “is not only feeding our community with homemade, healthy food, it’s feeding our community with love, hope [and] fellowship by God’s grace,” founder Gena Reeves said.

The nonprofit ministry … Read the rest


3 year old succumbs to gunshot injury

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

A three-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston today at 6 a.m. after being shot Friday night.

The child had been brought into the emergency department of Colleton Medical Center Friday at approximately … Read the rest


Smith Says | On snoring, gall and mothballs

Posted on May 5, 2018 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

Friends, we’ve talked before about Widdle’s snoring. I adore this man, but I have homicide in my heart.

The only thing more fun than night sweats is night sweats with a side of snoring. I lie there in a puddle, … Read the rest


Local student honored at annual S.C. STEM Signing Day

Posted on May 4, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

A Colleton County High School senior was one of  92 South Carolina high school seniors recognized by The Boeing Company, BMW Manufacturing Co. and the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance at the 2018 annual S.C. STEM Signing Day held in Columbia … Read the rest


Letter to the Editor: Trump is doing great despite bad reports

Posted on May 4, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Dear Editor:

For the past year we have watched our elected President Donald Trump be treated like a criminal, a crook, a traitor, a mentally unbalanced person and a man not fit to serve in any capacity. Big media has … Read the rest


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