Monthly Archives: April 2019

Nathan J Manneraak | Obituaries

Posted on April 30, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Nathan J Manneraak

Submitted by the Manneraak Family

Nathan J. Manneraak fell asleep in death on April 30, 2019.

A memorial service will be held May 12, 2019 at 4:00 p.m., at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 842 Bedon Rd.,


Some Rice Festival shirts, hats available at chamber

Posted on April 30, 2019 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

There are a few t-shirts and hats still available from this year’s Rice Festival.  Remaining shirts are $10 each and hats are $15.  Sizes are limited and below is what is we have.  Shirts can be purchased at the Walterboro-Colleton … Read the rest


Lawmakers fast-tracking bill to increase toll roads

Posted on April 30, 2019 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Despite passing a twelve-cent gas tax increase in 2017, lawmakers are fast-tracking a proposal to increase the number of toll roads in South Carolina to fund new road construction.

S.780 – a bill filed and placed on the calendar without … Read the rest


Fish fry dinner sale for veterans Friday May 3

Posted on April 30, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Sarah Bellinger | Obituaries

Posted on April 29, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Sarah Bellinger

Koger’s Mortuary Service

Minister Sarah Jane Bellinger, 57, of Cottageville, died April 27, 2019.

She was born September 9, 1961.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time.


Columbia teacher rally will close Colleton schools Wednesday

Posted on April 29, 2019 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County School District officials have decided to close all schools on May 1.

In a prepared release, school officials reported “As of April 29, a large number of our staff members have indicated they will use a day of … Read the rest


SCDNR says take down birdfeedersif a black bear is visitingyour neighborhood

Posted on April 29, 2019 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Biologists with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) are reporting increased black bear activity throughout the state, and they urge people who live in these areas of bear activity to go ahead and remove their birdfeeders.

Black bear

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Jack Eubank | Obituaries

Posted on April 29, 2019 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Jack Eubank

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

Mr. Jack Turner Eubank, 87, of Summerville, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at the Veteran’s Victory House in Walterboro.

Born May 27, 1931 in Gordon, Ohio, he was a son of … Read the rest


Wilma Carmichael | Obituaries

Posted on April 28, 2019 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Wilma Carmichael

Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Wilma Cannon Carmichael, wife of the late Ernest Ray Carmichael Sr., passed away Wednesday evening, April 24, 2019 at the NHC Healthcare Center in Charleston.  She was 91.

Wilma was born in … Read the rest


Shirley Wright | Obituaries

Posted on April 28, 2019 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Shirley Wright

Koger’s Mortuary Service

Mrs. Shirley Wright , 65, of Green Pond, passed away on Thursday April 25, 2019.

No funeral information is available at this time.


The greatest of all holidays: Easter! | Faith

Posted on April 28, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

On Sunday, we celebrated the greatest of all the Holidays, Easter!
Matthew 28:6 “He is not here: for he is risen, as he said…”
1 Corinthians 15:3-4 “…Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was … Read the rest


Thank God, a man can grow | Faith

Posted on April 28, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

As my husband and I watched the funeral service for the late former Governor and United States Senator Ernest “Fritz” Hollings, there was one eulogy that continues to stand out in my mind because there are words within it that … Read the rest


Jesus: The True Shepherd | Faith

Posted on April 28, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

I am the good shepherd—John 10:14

Long before Jesus came in love to lay His life upon the final altar of the cross, the Lord promised He, Himself, would come and be the Shepherd of His people. He, and He … Read the rest


Play Day set for May 3

Posted on April 27, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County School District’s Special Services, the Elks Lodge and Walterboro Civitans have joined forces to conduct a May Play Day on May 3 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Colleton County Middle School.
The morning of indoor games include … Read the rest


One of the best presents I’ve ever unwrapped | Column

Posted on April 27, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

I’m sitting here flushed from a hot bath and wrapped in a full-length, silk-and-velour bathrobe with a belt tie, three-inch cuffs and shawl collar. It’s soft and pink and I adore it.

The damp-and-warm part isn’t important—and my husband thinks … Read the rest


Candidate Elizabeth Warren’s thoughts

Posted on April 27, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By Vasilisa Hamilton

Special-needs teacher turned lawyer Elizabeth Warren began making her case to South Carolina voters Monday April 15 at Whale Branch Middle School in Beaufort County.

“The problems we face as Americans are so big and push so … Read the rest


Photos: Relay for Life Survivors Dinner

Posted on April 27, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Relay for Life Survivors Dinner was held Thursday April 18, sponsored by Squealin’ Sow Barbecue and Catering Company of Walterboro, which donated the food for the event. Speaker was Vivian Sipe.

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Salkehatchie presents academic awards

Posted on April 27, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

USC Salkehatchie held its academic award ceremony on April 16. Eleven academic awards were presented to Colleton County students.

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Outdoor fundraisers planned for scholarship fund

Posted on April 27, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Alneatha Salley Hamilton Memorial Scholarship Committee will host a series of outdoor fundraisers this summer in the Point South area of Jasper County near the BP gas station, located at 851 Kings Hwy., near Interstate 95.
Family, friends, neighbors, … Read the rest


Everyone wins at Churchill Downs

Posted on April 27, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Story and photos by MARY GALLAGHER and WILL DAVIS
mary@gallagherstravels.com

“And they’re off!”
With those few words most people recognize the start of a horse race. Out of a starting gate come beautiful thoroughbred horses trained to run — or … Read the rest


Teaching youth about tree farming in Green Pond

Posted on April 26, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

On April 30, Joe Hamilton and his wife, Blanche, opened up their tree farm property to 16 youths from Saints Center Ministries Church of Walterboro to introduce them to what it is to be a tree farmer.
The idea to … Read the rest


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