Monthly Archives: September 2018

School District press release: School closed through Friday

Posted on September 11, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County School District administration has decided that schools will remain closed through Friday Sept. 14 to allow students, staff, and their families time to prepare for the possible impact of Hurricane Florence in our area.
We will continue to … Read the rest


Schools to remain closed through Friday

Posted on September 11, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Schools will remain closed through Friday. An official press release is coming soon.

 


NHC 11 a.m. Tuesday update

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

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for…

* Edisto Beach South Carolina to the North Carolina-Virginia border

* Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds, including the Neuse and Pamlico Rivers

A Hurricane Watch is Read the rest


Closing of I-26 eastbound has begun

Posted on September 11, 2018 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

The S.C. Highway Patrol reports that the closing of I-26 eastbound, beginning at I-77 and moving east toward Charleston, has started.


Some fall sports at Rec Center did not get enough players

Posted on September 11, 2018 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

From the Colleton County Recreation Center:

Unfortunately we did not get enough players signed up for the following sports:
Senior Football
Junior Football
Boys Machine Pitch
Girls Coach Pitch

We did get enough players for the Coed Teeball and coaches … Read the rest


State veterinarian eases restrictions for evacuating horses

Posted on September 11, 2018 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

State Veterinarian Boyd Parr has suspended some of the requirements for the interstate transport of animals to accommodate evacuations ahead of Hurricane Florence.

“Due to potential emergency conditions that appear likely due to Hurricane Florence, South Carolina will make temporary … Read the rest


CMC to remain open, some doctors offices to close

Posted on September 10, 2018 7:07 pm by The Press and Standard

Preparations are underway to ensure the safety of patients and staff in light of the storm.

Colleton Medical Center CEO Jimmy Hiott said, “We are in constant contact with our local and state emergency management teams. Our thoughts and prayers … Read the rest


Governor Orders Evacuation of Areas in Colleton County

Posted on September 10, 2018 7:07 pm by The Press and Standard

Due to the approach of Hurricane Florence , Governor McMaster has ordered an evacuation of many South Carolina coastal areas, including Zones A and B in Colleton County. Colleton County residents in these zones must evacuate in compliance with the … Read the rest


Colleton County schools to close Tuesday-Friday

Posted on September 10, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County School District administration, in conjunction with state and local emergency officials and the Governor’s evacuation order, will close schools on Tuesday Sept. 11 to allow students, staff, and their families time to prepare for Hurricane Florence. Schools will … Read the rest


No changes yet in Colleton County schools

Posted on September 10, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

From the Colleton County School District website:

School District Officials are working closely with state and local Emergency Operations and will continue to monitor Hurricane Florence and any potential impacts for our area.

Any announcements regarding school operations will be … Read the rest


P&S says governor to order coastline evacuations Tuesday at noon

Posted on September 10, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

According to The Post and Courier:
Gov. Henry McMaster will order evacuations along South Carolina’s entire 187-mile coastline border starting at noon Tuesday, saying residents and tourists must get out of Hurricane Florence’s potentially devastating path, according to several lawmakers … Read the rest

Malachi “Sonny” Hiott | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 10, 2018 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Malachi “Sonny” Hiott

Malachi Bays “Sonny” Hiott, Jr., age 89, of Stuart, FL, entered into eternal rest on September 5, 2018.  Born June 17, 1929, in Walterboro, SC, he was the son of Malachi Bays Hiott, Sr. and Ida Mae Read the rest


Brenda Pinnix | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 10, 2018 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Brenda Pinnix

Arrangements by: Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Brenda Kay Pinnix, 65, of Walterboro, passed away Monday, September 3, 2018 at MUSC in Charleston.

Funeral services were held 11 o’clock Friday, September 7, 2018, at … Read the rest


Donald Harbison | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 10, 2018 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Donald Harbison

Arrangements by Brice Herndon Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mr. Donald Lee Harbison, 55, of Walterboro, entered into rest Thursday evening, September 6, 2018, at The Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

Born November 7, 1962 in Columbus, Georgia, … Read the rest


Joe Barwick | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 10, 2018 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Joe Barwick

Arrangements by: Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mr. Andrew Joe Barwick, 81, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Wednesday morning, September 5, 2018, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.

Born March 13, 1937, in … Read the rest


Lowcountry Regional EMS Council has canceled all classes

Posted on September 10, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Lowcountry Regional EMS Council has canceled all classes for the remainder of today. The Main Office will remain open until Monday at 5 PM. National Registry Exam scheduled for Friday, September 14, 2018 has been rescheduled for Friday, September 28, … Read the rest


Preparedness tips for pets

Posted on September 10, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

  • From the ASPCA:
  • If you evacuate, take your pets with you. Never leave your pets behind or tether them to poles or trees, which prevents them from escaping high waters and getting to safe areas.
  • Make sure all pets
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Ricky Padgett | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 10, 2018 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

Ricky Padgett

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mr. Richard Alvin Padgett, Sr., know to everyone as “Ricky”, 65, of Walterboro, passed away Sunday, September 9, 2018 at the St. George Health Care Center.

Born October 9, 1952, … Read the rest


Jo Ann Long | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 10, 2018 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

Jo Ann Long

Arrangements by Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Jo Ann Thompson Long, 75, entered into rest Tuesday afternoon, September 4, 2018, at her home in Walterboro.

Born April 12, 1943, in Colleton County, she … Read the rest


Hector Cruz | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 10, 2018 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

Hector Cruz

Local arrangements by Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Hector Rene Cruz, of Ridgeville, entered into an eternal rest on August 25, 2018.

Born on March 30, 1963 in Santurce, Puerto Rico, he was the son … Read the rest


For those with horses: Places to evacuate

Posted on September 10, 2018 7:07 am by The Press and Standard


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