Monthly Archives: November 2018

TV or not TV? A rant | Column

Posted on November 17, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Jon Bon Jovi recently told an Australian newspaper, “I’ve never given 60 seconds of my life to the Kardashians or Real Housewives.”
Can I just say that JBJ is a silver fox? Also, I second his opinion.
“Keeping up With … Read the rest


Don’t add a fire to Thanksgiving dinner

Posted on November 17, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

No one plans on accidents during the Thanksgiving holiday, but they can happen when people are not careful while cooking. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, Thanksgiving Day is the peak day for home cooking fires. Overall, cooking equipment was … Read the rest


Second “Movie on the Lawn” held at CMC

Posted on November 17, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton Medical Center presented the second annual Movie on the Lawn event on Nov. 3. “This is an event that the entire community enjoys and is looking forward to next year. We had a great turnout even though the outside … Read the rest


Thanksgiving travelers face higher gas prices, heavy traffic

Posted on November 17, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

AAA Carolinas predicts that close to 1.5 million North Carolinians and 732,000 South Carolinians will travel 50 miles or more for Thanksgiving this holiday season — the most since 2005. The Thanksgiving holiday travel period is defined as Wednesday Nov. … Read the rest


Nursing school holds graduation

Posted on November 17, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The LaTrice D. Ferguson School of Nursing Assistants held graduation on Nov. 3 on Sidneys Road.
Receiving their nursing assistant degrees in the 11th class were Glenda Bailey, Rebecca Crosby, Jen’nyah Britt, Montine G. Deal, Cody Doster, Alexandria Douglas, Jebreia … Read the rest


Rockin’ Rock-in was a success

Posted on November 17, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Classic vehicles, rocking chairs and regional fellowship were all on display Nov. 4 along Robertson Boulevard.
The afternoon event held between Sonic and Mavis Discount Tire was the 2018 edition of “Rockin’ Rock-In,” veteran coordinator Gar Linder said, an annual … Read the rest


Masons donate to Cottageville library

Posted on November 17, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Library Director Carl Coffin, right, accepts a donation from Masonic Round Lodge # 270 member Richard LaPresta.


Birth Announcement | Leah Claire Pierce

Posted on November 17, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Charlie and Moya Pierce of Walterboro announce the birth of a daughter, Leah Claire Pierce, on Oct. 22 in Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro. She weighed eight pounds, four ounces, and was 20 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Joe Hamilton … Read the rest


Saints Center holds Thanksgiving dinner

Posted on November 17, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Saints Center Ministries, 106 Colson St., partnered with the Lowcountry Food Bank on Saturday Nov. 10 to help provide food to local residents through the “Feed. Advocate. Empower” campaign. In a “Hunger Touches Us All” effort, … Read the rest


Hospice holds luminary service

Posted on November 16, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The second annual “Shine On!” was held Thursday night in Walterboro by Hospice Care of S.C. in honor of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. The community event was to remember, honor and celebrate loved ones. The ceremony, held at … Read the rest


Town of Cottageville to host first night-time Christmas parade on Saturday Dec. 15

Posted on November 16, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

The Town of Cottageville added a twist to its annual Christmas Parade: the event, slated for Saturday, Dec. 15, will start at 5:30 p.m. Yep, after dark.
Why an evening Christmas parade? “[Town Clerk} Sandy Cox … Read the rest


Business donates $7,000 to help Colleton’s animals

Posted on November 16, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Dr. Cam Wills, D.C., has a soft spot for animals.
So soft that he recently donated $7,000 to the Friends of the Colleton County Animal Shelter.
“I thought for years about a way to give back to the community,” Wills … Read the rest


Perfect day for polo

Posted on November 16, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The weather was perfect for the 10th annual Polo for the Point on Saturday.
Sponsors and spectators enjoyed a Round Robin game, hosted once again by the Limehouse Family.
Colleton Civic Center’s Executive Director Jean Harrigal, said, “We are so … Read the rest


Traveling? I-95 to close Sunday at mile marker 175

Posted on November 16, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) will perform an inspection that will require a lane closure on I-95 northbound at mile marker 175 over Great Pee Dee River in Florence and Dillon Counties on Sunday Nov. 18.  The left … Read the rest


Celebrating veterans

Posted on November 16, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Annual Veterans’ Day Parade held downtown Sunday.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County annual Veterans’ Day Parade was held Sunday Nov. 11 in downtown Walterboro. Sponsored by the Colleton County Veterans Council, this year’s parade not only honored our … Read the rest


Soldier to be remembered

Posted on November 16, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Private William Marsh of the Confederate Army will be held Sunday Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. with the dedication of a marker on his grave at Bethel U.M.C. Cemetery near Bells Crossroads.
Marsh died in 1862 and was buried in … Read the rest


Job fair and resource expo held

Posted on November 16, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Veterans Day Job Fair and Resource Expo was held Thursday Nov. 8 at the National Guard Armory. VA services, flu shots, employment and training opportunities, Veterans Victory House information, S.C. legal services, etc. were available for all veterans. Employers … Read the rest


Students attend national FFA convention

Posted on November 16, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Twelve Colleton FFA (Future Farmers of America) students from the Thunderbolt Career and Technology Center attended the 91st National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind.
The students visited with colleges, technical schools and companies from across the United States. The students … Read the rest


Wreck victim stuck by car

Posted on November 15, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A man was struck by a car while trying to flag down help after he wrecked in the 4300 block of Jefferies Highway at Winchester Road on Nov. 10 about 11:43 p.m.

The man was driving east on Winchester Road … Read the rest


Crime Briefs

Posted on November 15, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Women charged following dispute
After trips to the Colleton Medical Center’s Emergency Department for treatment, two city women were arrested in connection with an argument at a Hampton Street business on Nov. 10 at 6:48 p.m.
Members of the Walterboro … Read the rest


Cell phone problems delay fire alert

Posted on November 15, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Although a Colleton County Fire-Rescue station was located two blocks away, delays in alerting fire personnel to a fire in a Bennetts Point home allowed the flames to race through the doublewide mobile home in the early morning hours of … Read the rest


Why do judges wear black robes?

Posted on November 15, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Why do judges wear black robes? When was the Colleton County Courthouse built? What happens in a jury trial?
These are some of the questions Judge Perry Buckner answered for students from Colleton Preparatory Academy on Thursday during “Judicial Branch … Read the rest


Tickets on sale for Holiday Tour of Homes

Posted on November 15, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

The Holiday Tour of Homes will be held by the Colleton County Historical and Preservation Society on Sunday Dec. 2 from 1-4 p.m.

Seven homes will be open for the tour, which begins at the Little Library, 805 Wichman St. … Read the rest


How’d your precinct vote? Here are the final official totals

Posted on November 15, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


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