Monthly Archives: January 2019

Frosty party this Friday at Welch Creek

Posted on January 22, 2019 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard


State Legislature: What’s happening this week

Posted on January 22, 2019 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

From the S.C. Policy Council:

This is the third week of the 2019 legislative session, and the Senate has a number of bills scheduled for floor debate – including one that increases the tax credit for donations to the SC … Read the rest


Roseann Mooneyham | Obituaries

Posted on January 21, 2019 12:12 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Roseann Mooneyham

The Brice Herndon Crematory

COTTAGEVILLE – Mrs. Roseann Haren Mooneyham, 67, entered into rest Saturday morning, January 12, 2019, at her home in Cottageville.

Born December 27, 1951, in Baltimore, Maryland, she was a daughter of the late … Read the rest


Robert Presley | Obituaries

Posted on January 21, 2019 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

Robert Presley

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

COTTAGEVILLE – Mr. Robert Francis Presley, 84, entered into rest at his home in Cottageville.

Born January 17, 1935, in Watertown, New York, he was a son of the late Francis Henry … Read the rest


Kenneth McDonald | Obituaries

Posted on January 21, 2019 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

Kenneth McDonald

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mr. Charles Kenneth McDonald, 87, of Walterboro, entered into rest Saturday afternoon, January 19, 2019.

A son of the late James Kye McDonald and the late Lillie Mae Fowler McDonald, … Read the rest


The fool and the philosopher: Become wise, not foolish | Faith

Posted on January 20, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

“He must become foolish, so that he may become wise” –1 Corinthians 3:18

What is the universal difference that distinguishes the fool from the philosopher? Upon what standard are we to measure their intellect or the validity of their rambling? … Read the rest


Don’t let lack of courage leave you stuck in a rut | Faith

Posted on January 20, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

There is a verse of Scripture in the Bible that says, “Then he said to them, ‘Go your way. Eat the fat and drink sweet wine and send portions to anyone who has nothing ready, for this day is holy … Read the rest


Why do we buy what we buy? | Column

Posted on January 19, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Consumerism fascinates me. Why do we buy what we buy?

I like gel ink pens. A Bic ballpoint does the same job for less money, but I love my Pilots. A friend likes funky socks; she never has a pen … Read the rest


Denmark gets welding degree

Posted on January 19, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

On Wednesday Jan. 2, Thomas Steffon Denmark graduated from the welding program at Palmetto Training School.


All Aboard! Polar Express at Northside

Posted on January 19, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The first-grade halls at Northside Elementary turned into a magical Polar Express adventure before Christmas break, thanks to a hard-working elf named Angie Bazzle Beliveau.
First-grade assistant Beliveau, along with teachers Holly Hiers, Tara Bazzle, Michelle … Read the rest


Thomas Meischke | Obituaries

Posted on January 18, 2019 5:05 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Thomas Meischke

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mr. Thomas Wesley Meischke, known by many as “Tommy” and “Kermit”, age 75, of Walterboro, entered into rest Thursday evening, January 10, 2019.

Born June 14, 1943, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, … Read the rest


Albert Williams, Sr. | Obituaries

Posted on January 18, 2019 5:05 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Albert Williams, Sr.

Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

WALTERBORO – Albert W. “Tinker” Williams, Sr. entered into eternal rest January 17, 2019 at The Village at Summerville after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease.

Albert was born in Savannah, Ga., … Read the rest


Williams sworn into County Council

Posted on January 18, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photo by GEORGE SALSBERRY
The Jan. 8 meeting of Colleton County Council began with new Councilman Art Williams receiving his oath of office. The oath was a family affair for Williams with his daughter Sylvia Joy Williams administering the oath … Read the rest


Council approves roadwork plans

Posted on January 18, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Four dirt roads in Cottageville area to be paved.

Two resolutions given Colleton County Council’s approval lay the groundwork for planned Colleton Transportation Committee (CTC) paving projects this year.
Council members approved issuing Palmetto Sitework Services, LLC, of Orangeburg a … Read the rest


Green Pond bridge honor suggested

Posted on January 18, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Council is supporting the naming a Green Pond bridge for a woman whose commitment to family and community has been a story told and retold for generations.
Council members, at the Jan. 8 meeting, voted to recommend to … Read the rest


City amends business licenses, changes deadline to April 30

Posted on January 18, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

After a public hearing, the members of Walterboro City Council approved an ordinance amending the city code governing business and professional licenses at the Jan. 8 meeting.
The licensing program employed by the city was altered as part as a … Read the rest


Report potholes on state roads during SCDOT’s Pothole Blitz

Posted on January 18, 2019 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

A “Pothole Blitz” launched last week by the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is off to a fast start, according to transportation officials.

In the first eight days of the blitz, the public reported nearly 5,000 potholes to SCDOT, … Read the rest


One arrested after woman severely burned

Posted on January 18, 2019 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office has updated the condition of the local Colleton County woman who suffered a traumatic incident Thursday afternoon.

After the woman was transported to The Atlanta Medical Center via airplane, the Atlanta Medical Care team of … Read the rest


Students propose model for new river park

Posted on January 18, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Council welcomed four teams of youthful consultants to their Jan. 8 meeting.
Council Chairperson Joseph Flowers put the design teams to work with an Oct. 1 letter. He explained that the county recently obtained land near the Edisto … Read the rest


Cottageville gets clean audit, changes meeting date

Posted on January 18, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

The Town of Cottageville has a new website, www.cottageville.com, which includes information about the town’s history, library, churches and municipal officials.
Town Council members announced the project at council’s January 7 meeting. Town Clerk Shavon Glover … Read the rest


Nesmith to serve as interim dean at Salk Salkehatchie

Posted on January 18, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Dr. Chris Nesmith will serve as interim dean of USC Salkehatchie effective Jan. 7. The announcement was made by Dr. Susan Elkins, chancellor of Palmetto College.
“Dr. Nesmith brings a commitment to excellence in teaching and experience in supervising faculty, … Read the rest


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