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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Joe Barwick | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

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

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 The Press and Standard

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 The Press and Standard

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 The Press and Standard

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


Job fair to be Thursday at National Guard Armory

Posted on September 10, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Employee Needs Day will be held Sept. 13

Posted on September 10, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Employee Needs Day will be held Sept. 13 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Palmetto Training Inc., 1085 Thunderbolt Dr. Over 12 major manufacturing companies from the Lower Savannah, Trident and Dorchester regions have been invited to provide information to students … Read the rest


St. John A.M.E. Church to celebrate 150th anniversary

Posted on September 9, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The 150th anniversary St. John A.M.E. Church will be celebrated Sept. 14-16 at the church, 323 Griffith Acres Dr., Cottageville. On Friday, an anniversary revival will begin at 7 p.m. with the Rev. R.L. Brown, recording artist and pastor of … Read the rest


Letter to the Editor

Posted on September 9, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

What’s going on at SCDOT?
Dear Editor:
The S.C. Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has received some inquiries as to how the “10-Year Plan to Rebuild our Roads and Bridges” is progressing, since the roads bill went into law on July … Read the rest


God works 24-7 | Faith

Posted on September 9, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Often, bad things happen to us and we wonder why. Then some of us let doubt set in and go as far as to ask, “Where was God?” or “Why did God let this happen to me?”
God’s Word tells … Read the rest


The Choice Bus to visit schools

Posted on September 8, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Choice Bus will visit the Colleton County School District on Sept. 11-14. The bus will visit Colleton County High School on Sept. 11-12 and Colleton County Middle School on Sept. 13-14.
The Choice Bus takes students through a 25-minute … Read the rest


4-Hers learn about wildlife during camp

Posted on September 8, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Ask any Wild @ Webb 4-H camper what makes this camp so special and you will hear responses that range from a particular activity relating to natural resources,
You may hear about the wildlife programs they participated in; you could … Read the rest


Job Fair to be Thursday Sept. 13 at armory

Posted on September 8, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Colleton County Job Fair will be held Thursday Sept. 13 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the National Guard Armory, 849 Cottageville Hwy. On-the-spot interviews/hiring will be offered, so job seekers should come dressed appropriately and bring resumes. Opportunities will … Read the rest


About People

Posted on September 8, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Ferguson promoted to staff sergeant
Jermie J. Ferguson has been promoted to staff sergeant in the Air Force.
The youngest son of Ernestine Ferguson and Arnold Williams, he is the third of his siblings to serve in the military. McCarlas … Read the rest


Birth Announcement | Loretta Darlene Hiers

Posted on September 8, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

David and Loretta Hiers of Walterboro announce the birth of a daughter, Loretta Darlene Hiers, on August 1 at 8:51 a.m. in Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro. She weighed six pounds, 10 ounces, and was 19 inches long.
Maternal grandparents … Read the rest


Learning about video games

Posted on September 8, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

On Aug. 14, the Edisto Beach Branch of the Colleton County Memorial Library presented a workshop called “Introduction to Video Games for Seniors: How to Understand the Games Your Grandkids Are Playing,” presented by Stephen Galaida, Edisto Beach resident and … Read the rest


Edisto Belles hold beach walk

Posted on September 7, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Faye Minchew won the raffle ($115 value) provided by The Wacky Rabbit at Saturday’s annual Edisto Belles Beach Walk. From left are Faye’s mom who is also a survivor; Faye; Sue Wooten, charter Belle and survivor; and Mott Parker, survivor … Read the rest


Civitans donate to local food banks

Posted on September 7, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro Civitan Club gave back to the community last week by donating funds to four area food banks.
Brandon Hill of Edgewood Baptist Church said the Edgewood food pantry had 85,000 visits last year, “which shows the need in … Read the rest


Helping local kids

Posted on September 7, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

United Neighbors in Touch with the Youth (U.N.I.T.Y.) Mentor Program applications are now available online on the website, www.unitedneighborsintouchwiththeyouth.com. Printed copies for mentors and students are available at The Press and Standard and the Colleton County Memorial Library.
The U.N.I.T.Y. … Read the rest


Bridge earns scholarship for aseptic compounding training

Posted on September 7, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Trenton Bridge recently completed his first year of pharmacy at the University of South Carolina. He was recently awarded a scholarship from the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center to attend aseptic technique training over the summer at … Read the rest


Road closures in town announced for Sept. 10-14

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

C.R. Jackson, Inc. will be forming construction operations in Walterboro on S-59 Rivers, S-60, Grace, S-110, Petal Path, S-154 Ackerman, S-216 Dandridge, S-228 Rabb, S-240 Witsell, S-322 Rosewood, S-337 Springwood, S-390 Iris, S-464 Hubbard, S-498 Constance, and S-541 Tiger.

The … Read the rest


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