Monthly Archives: May 2019

Edisto Open Land Trust party to be June 8

Posted on May 31, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Edisto Island Open Land Trust is hosting the “I Love Edisto Party and Auction” at the Edisto Beach Civic Center on Saturday June 8 at 6:30 p.m.
The evening will include a full open bar by MIX and a … Read the rest


Teachers, support staff honored

Posted on May 31, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The search for 2019-2020 Colleton County School District’s Teacher and Support Employees of the Year is ready to move on to the next phase.
Recently the school district announced the winners for each of the district’s nine schools, as well … Read the rest


Consignment, variety shop open downtown

Posted on May 31, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

All Goods Thrift Consignment and Variety Shop is now open at 328 Lucas St.
The shop offers quality and affordable used furniture, appliances, household items, etc. at reasonable prices.
Owner NaKesha Cox is a 1993 graduate of Walterboro High School. … Read the rest


Blood drive collects 60 pints; next blood drive to be July 8

Posted on May 31, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The May 13 blood drive at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church brought more blood that usual with 60 possible donors and 59 pints of blood collected.
Those who came in included: Timothy Smyly, Karen Gibson, Fran Mack, William Snead, Michael Avant, … Read the rest


2019 Hurricane Guide released

Posted on May 31, 2019 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard


Annie Ruth Bailey Pye | Obituary

Posted on May 31, 2019 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

COTTAGEVILLE:    Mrs. Annie Ruth Bailey Pye, wife of the late Henry J. “Joe” Pye, passed away Wednesday afternoon, May 29, 2019 at the Roper Hospice Cottage in Mt. Pleasant.  She was 92.

Mrs. Pye was born in Colleton County on … Read the rest


Clemson announces one percent tuition increase

Posted on May 31, 2019 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

The Clemson University board of trustees Friday approved a one percent tuition increase for in-state undergraduate students for the 2019-2020 academic year, reflecting both the university’s ongoing commitment to providing value to South Carolina students and their families and the … Read the rest


Seniors farmers market sites

Posted on May 31, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) returns this summer with the goals of supplementing the diets of low-income seniors with fresh, nutritious produce and supporting South Carolina’s small farmers.
The seasonal USDA grant program allows individuals 60 and older … Read the rest


‘The Tassel was worth the Hassle’

Posted on May 31, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

“The Tassel was worth the Hassle” was the theme of the 2019 senior celebration for graduates of the Colleton County High School Special Needs Department last Friday.
Graduates are: Jarrod Brown, Abraham Caudillo, Cornelius Crosby, Summer Darley, Brianna Knapp, William … Read the rest


A circuitous route to her passion

Posted on May 31, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By LESLIE CANTU
MUSC Public Information
Coordinator

Tindall McRae’s palms itched.
A lot.
There are many odd and uncomfortable – and, yes, sometimes even humiliating – things that happen to a woman’s body during pregnancy, but this itching seemed off.… Read the rest


Free coupons for seniors on June 6

Posted on May 31, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Council on Aging, in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Social Services, will issue free coupons to low-income individuals, age 60 and older, at three sites in June: St. Peter’s A.M.E. Church, 300 Fishburne St., on … Read the rest


Council gives preliminary approval to spending plan, honors youth

Posted on May 31, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

Cottageville Town Council gave first reading to its proposed 2019-2020 budget before dozens of residents at council’s monthly meeting on May 20. Preliminary approval was given without a single person inquiring about the dollar amount of … Read the rest


Lodge man injured by gunshot

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

An adult male was critically injured after he received an accidental gunshot wound to the torso the morning of May 26 in the 8000 block of Lodge Highway.
Firefighter-paramedics treated him at the scene then transported him to the nearby … Read the rest


Crime Briefs

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

Ridgeville home
burglarized
A member of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a home on Peirce Road in Ridgeville the morning of May 24 after an alarm at the home sounded.
When a neighbor checked the home, he … Read the rest


Colleton Prep Graduation

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

Photo by JIM KILLIAN
Twenty-five seniors received their degrees from Colleton Preparatory Academy on Friday May 24.

Graduates are: Anna Grace Griffin, Anne Garrett Carter, Brandon Tyler Polk, Claudia Rose Prenner, Connor James McMillan, Dylan Ray Kinard, Elizabeth Anne Dean, … Read the rest


Court: Man gets two years for possession

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

James R Pierce, 24, of Walterboro, was ordered to serve two years in prison after he pled to two criminal charges during an appearance in Colleton County General Sessions last week.
Pierce pled possession of cocaine and unlawful carrying of … Read the rest


Man trapped under backhoe

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

An adult male was injured when the backhoe he was loading on a trailer fell into the ditch May 25 shortly before noon.

A witness said the man was driving the backhoe onto a trailer in the 900 block of … Read the rest


One more day of 100+ temps, then cools off to 96

Posted on May 30, 2019 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

But chance of rain increases to 30% on Friday. Bad news, chance of rain disappears over weekend.

From National Weather Service Charleston:

Another round of unseasonably hot temperatures will again impact southeast Georgia and southeast South Carolina today, including the … Read the rest


Cargill recalls Southern States livestock feeds

Posted on May 30, 2019 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Cargill’s animal nutrition business is expanding its voluntary recall of select Southern States® feed due to aflatoxin levels that exceed FDA’s action levels. This is an expansion of the recall initiated May 6, 2019 and is the result of … Read the rest


School board asks county for 4.41 mill increase in taxes

Posted on May 30, 2019 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

The members of the Colleton County School Board walked into the special budget meeting on May 28 split on the possibility of seeking an increase in property taxes — at the end of the approximately hour-long meeting they’d reached a … Read the rest


Frances Herndon | Obituaries

Posted on May 30, 2019 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Frances Herndon

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Frances Fraser Herndon, 63, of Walterboro, entered into rest Sunday evening, May 19, 2019.

Born July 23, 1955 in Colleton County, she was a daughter of Essie Lou Evans … Read the rest


Ned Willis, Jr. | Obituaries

Posted on May 30, 2019 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Ned Willis, Jr.

Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mr. Edward Legare Willis, Jr., known by all as “Ned”, age 52, of Walterboro, entered into rest Tuesday afternoon, May 28, 2019.

Born May 25, 1967, in Walterboro, South … Read the rest


Memorial Day downtown

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

There were few empty seats during the Colleton County Veterans Council’s Memorial Day observance on East Washington Street.
Those who decided to stand throughout the annual observance, held in front of the Colleton County Veterans War Memorial every year since … Read the rest


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