Monthly Archives: September 2018

New doctor joins Edisto Ortho

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

Colleton Medical Center has announced Dr. Lawrence Conley has joined the hospital and the practice of Edisto Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.
“I am very excited to welcome Dr. Conley to Colleton Medical Center and the Walterboro community,” said Jimmy Hiott, … Read the rest


Pay attention to deadlines for financial aid

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

High school seniors should keep track of deadlines for applying for college financial aid. Here are some tips from KHEAA:

•   File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after October 1.

•   Check with … Read the rest


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

200 PM EDT Thu Sep 13 2018

HEAVY RAINBANDS WITH TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS SPREADING ACROSS THE OUTER BANKS AND COASTAL SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA…

…LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE AND RAINFALL EXPECTED…

SUMMARY OF 200 PM EDT…1800 UTC…INFORMATION

LOCATION…33.6N 76.0W ABOUT 110 MI…180 KM … Read the rest


Yemassee updates info on emergency phone numbers

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

The Town of Yemassee Municipal Complex remains closed due to the impending Hurricane. After receiving clarification from Catherine Bozard, Hampton County E-911 Coordinator, please dial 911 for ALL EMERGENCIES.
FOR ANY STORM RELATED ISSUES DIAL 803-914-2158. DO NOT USE THE Read the rest

Florence can’t cancel the celebration

Posted on September 13, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Local officials made sure that a youngster whose family had been forced to relocate to the emergency shelter at the Colleton High School due to Hurricane Florence didn’t lose the chance to celebrate his third birthday on Wednesday.
A cake … Read the rest


Florence: 11 a.m. Thursday

Posted on September 13, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL062018
1100 AM EDT Thu Sep 13 2018

...HEAVY RAINBANDS WITH TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS SPREADING ACROSS
THE OUTER BANKS AND COASTAL SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
...LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE AND RAINFALL EXPECTED...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT...1500 
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9 a.m. Thursday: Florence approaching N.C.

Posted on September 13, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

900 AM EDT Thu Sep 13 2018

...HEAVY RAINBANDS WITH TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS SPREADING OVER
THE NORTH CAROLINA OUTER BANKS...
...LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE AND RAINFALL EXPECTED...

Data from an Air Force Reserve Unit Hurricane Hunter aircraft and
NOAA Doppler weather radars 
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City Council approves contract for Walterboro Discovery Center

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

With the renovation of the future home of the city’s Discovery Center underway, Walterboro council members approved entering into a formal contract with the company that will construct the displays.
Shortly after the city hired McMillan, Pazdan and Smith to … Read the rest


Shooting incident under investigation

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

City police seeking three who allegedly shot at victim
in parking lot.

City police are continuing their investigation into a shooting incident in the parking lot of the Walmart at 2110 Bells Highway on the afternoon of Sept. 7.
Officers … Read the rest


Living the Dream: Lake retiring after 28 years

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

By WAYNE LAKE
Retiring Walterboro Fire Chief

I recall as a child having a small fleet of toy fire trucks, so it’s no surprise that the fire service has been a passion of mine for over 30 years. I am … Read the rest


Edisto Beach facing lawsuit

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

Edisto Beach officials are facing a legal challenge to their decision to alter the rental rules for the town’s Civic Center Center to block a new church from renting the center for its religious services.
The Redeemer Fellowship of Edisto … Read the rest


Thirteen hours in Green Pond

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

The last of the Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel dispatched to the fire that destroyed a massive residence at Myrtle Grove Plantation left the scene 13 hours after the first fire call.
A resident of the home at 6938 White Hall … Read the rest


8 p.m. Wednesday update

Posted on September 12, 2018 8:08 pm by The Press and Standard

800 PM EDT Wed Sep 12 2018 …

FLORENCE WEAKENS SLIGHTLY AS IT CONTINUES TOWARD THE CAROLINA COASTAL AREAS… …

LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE AND RAINFALL EXPECTED…

SUMMARY OF 800 PM EDT…0000 UTC…

INFORMATION ———————————————-

LOCATION…31.5N 73.2W ABOUT 335 MI…540 KM … Read the rest


Local officials urge evacuation of Zone A residents

Posted on September 12, 2018 7:07 pm by The Press and Standard


To flee or not to flee?

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

S.C. governor drops Colleton from evacation list, which causes major confusion.

Colleton County fell off the list of South Carolina coastal counties under a mandatory evacuation late on Tuesday morning of Sept. 11.
The update on Hurricane Florence issued by … Read the rest


CPA Tennis takes two

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Lady Hawk tennis team earned wins over Beaufort Academy (5-4) and Barnwell High School (5-1) in last week’s action. The team remains undefeated at 5-0 this season.
“During the Beaufort match, I was … Read the rest


Lady Cougar XC ranked 7th in state

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

By CINDY CROSBY
Cindyc4@yahoo.com
The Colleton County Cross-Country team participated in the Bob Jenkins SCTCCCA Coaches Classic held Saturday, September 8 at Sandhills Research Center in Columbia. The event was hosted by Riverside High School. Following Saturday’s race, the Lady … Read the rest


Lady Hawk Volleyball remains undefeated

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep varsity volleyball team remained undefeated in SCISA Class 1-A after beating Andrew Jackson in straight sets (25-11, 25-9, 25-9) Tuesday Sept. 4. The Lady Hawks are now 6-0 overall and 3-0 in conference … Read the rest


Badkatz win tournament

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

The 14U Badkatz finished as champions in the USSSA Ladies of the Diamond Tournament held Sept. 8-9 in North Charleston. The Badkatz worked their way through a 10-team field to earn the title.


Lady Cougars take region loss to Sea Hawks

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Lady Cougar volleyball team hosted a tri-match against Branchville and Wade Hampton Wednesday Sept. 5. The Lady Cougars took a loss against Branchville in straight sets (25-13, 25-20) but earned a win over … Read the rest


Cougars earn first win of the season against Bruins

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougars broke a three-game losing streak with a 25-8 victory over Orangeburg Wilkinson Friday evening at Cougar Stadium. Colleton County is now 1-3 overall and will have this week off due to Hurricane … Read the rest


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