Monthly Archives: June 2019

Jesus, the same yesterday and today | Faith

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

“If you love me, you will keep my commandments”
— John 14:15

Many are quick to draw a line between the Old Testament God of commandments and that of the new. But was it not from the mouth of Jesus … Read the rest


Selfishness never wins in life | Faith

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

Hebrews 13:6 (ESV) says, “Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.” However, there are many of us who do not follow the advice in this passage of Scripture.… Read the rest


Moving on is scary, exciting and exhilarating | Faith

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

We’ve made it through another graduation season and a whole new group of young adults has been promoted to the next phase of life.
Moving on is exciting, exhilarating, and scary. Some of these graduates know where they’re going, what … Read the rest


Sharing the same memories | Column

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

My brother T-Bob turns 60 Saturday. We’re not quite sure how this happened; just last week he was a rebellious teen, off to college on a soccer scholarship.

We are very close. Naturally, there are some things we don’t share … Read the rest


First drug for postpartum depression approved by FDA

Posted on June 29, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By TRENTON BRIDGE
tbridge@email.sc.edu

For the first time in history, a drug specifically indicated for postpartum depression (PPD) was approved by the Federal Drug Administration.
Zulresso (brexanolone) by Sage Therapeutics is shown to relieve symptoms of postpartum depression within 48 … Read the rest


Odessa Stephens scholarship awarded

Posted on June 29, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Odessa Stephens Memorial Educational Scholarship was awarded Saturday June 22 at the Colleton County Memorial Library. This year’s recipient was 2019 Colleton County High School graduate India Stokes (holding $500 check), pictured with her family and members of the


Revived! Cypress Gardens comes back to life after hurricane

Posted on June 29, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By MARY GALLAGHER
mary@gallagherstravels.com
Photos by WILL A. DAVIS

If you can believe it, we had company from up North and it was only going to be 97 degrees on Friday during the great drought of 2019 — so let’s … Read the rest


Cadets attend encampment

Posted on June 29, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Members of the ACE Basin Composite Squadron spent June 7-14 attending the S.C. Wing Annual Encampment at McCrady Training Center in Eastover.
Encampment is a rigorous week of military physical training, drill and ceremonies, customs and courtesies and other military … Read the rest


FSA nominations open

Posted on June 28, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CHRIS WALLACE
Acting County Executive Director

USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) began accepting nominations for county committee members on Friday June 14. Agricultural producers who participate or cooperate in an FSA program may be nominated for candidacy for the … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor

Posted on June 28, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

There are still good Samaritans
Dear Editor:
I am writing in hopes you will publish this letter to thank an anonymous off-duty police officer who came to our aid. On Saturday June 15, a friend and I were on I-95 … Read the rest


Summer fun: City police, firemen entertain youngsters

Posted on June 28, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro Police officers and city firemen spent last week cooling off local kids during the annual Pops with Cops. Ice cream and popsicles were provided to children throughout Walterboro all week. The fire department also manned sprinklers for the children … Read the rest


Woman injured in Confederate Highway wreck

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

An adult female was critically injured in a single-vehicle crash in the 2100 block of Confederate Highway June 25 at 9:19 a.m.

The vehicle left the roadway and struck a ditch embankment and several trees, injuring the female driver.

Firefighter-paramedics … Read the rest


Barbecue competition in Cottageville tonight and tomorrow

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

The Town of Cottageville’s first barbecue competition, Cook-N-The-Park, will be tonight (Friday) from 5:30-8 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Tonight’s activities include barbecue, D.J. Skipper and movie night for children, sponsored by Cottageville Methodist Church.

Saturday barbecue dinners … Read the rest


Wreck right now on Highway 64 near Mashawville

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

A caller just reported a wreck on Highway 64 near Mashawville that has traffic blocked in both directions. Choose another route.


U.S. Marshals alert public about latest scam

Posted on June 28, 2019 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

The U.S. Marshals in the District of South Carolina are alerting the public of an imposter phone scam where con artists are spoofing the district office’s real number to trick people into sending money.

The U.S. Marshals are urging people … Read the rest


Thomas Eugene Alderman | Obituary

Posted on June 28, 2019 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mr. Thomas Eugene Alderman, known by all as “Tommy”, age 78, of Walterboro, entered into rest Wednesday morning, June 26, 2019, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.

Born December 13, 1940, in Durham, North Carolina, he was … Read the rest


Motorcyclist killed in crash

Posted on June 28, 2019 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

A motorcyclist was killed the afternoon of June 27 when he collided with a car on Charleston Highway.

Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey reports that Brandon Norton, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. He listed the … Read the rest


Supporting small business

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

Colleton Museum, Farmers Market and Commercial Kitchen Director Matt Mardell spent the morning of June 18 watching and listening as the county complex became home to the Rural Strong Expo, a business gathering to increase awareness about the leading programs … Read the rest


The Citadel and CCSD partner to assist teachers with degrees

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

The initiative to give Colleton County teachers an easier path to graduate degrees will be expanded next school year.
The Zucker Family School of Education at The Citadel is making it easier for teachers in rural counties to earn their … Read the rest


CCSD Support Specialist Harold Lowery announces bid for sheriff

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

Harold Ray Lowery knew what he wanted to be when he was seven years old. “I have been saying that one day I was going to be the sheriff of Colleton County.”
Now is the time, Lowery said, to act … Read the rest


Airport celebration

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

The South Carolina Aviation Association will be joining the celebration when the Lowcountry Regional Airport hosts an open house to show off its new terminal building.
Airport Commission Chairperson Becky Hill says the open house will be held August 20 … Read the rest


Crime Reports

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

Farm equipment stolen
A resident of Smoaks contacted the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office June 24 at 7:32 p.m. to report farm equipment taken.
The man said that sometime between the morning of June 21 and the afternoon of June 24 … Read the rest


Honored for effort in reducing underage alcohol use, abuse

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

On June 13, the 14th Circuit Alcohol Enforcement Team held its 2019 Year-End Luncheon at the Bull Durham Building in Estill, hosted by Estill Police Department and the Estill Town Council.
The 14th Circuit Alcohol Enforcement Team was created in … Read the rest


Court Reports: A year for $3 in winnings

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

Jessie Ray Owens, 61, of Walterboro pled to a charge of defrauding the lottery when he appeared in Colleton County General Sessions Court last week.
After hearing Owens’ plea, visiting Circuit Court Judge Steven John gave him a suspended one-year … Read the rest


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


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