Monthly Archives: July 2019

Remember when…

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

The WHS yearbook said, “Overcoming a bad start with few victories, the Walterboro High School J. V. basketball team acquired the experience and poise it needed to gather laurels. The young team staged a brilliant second half comeback to end … Read the rest


Palmetto Hitmen take 2nd in Braves Country Championships

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Palmetto Hitmen took second place in a 12-team bracket in the Braves Country Championships presented by Mizuno held July 18-21 in Atlanta, Ga. The Hitmen went 2-2 in the tournament, earning wins over the Georgia … Read the rest


Band of Blue gears up for 2019 season

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

Several Colleton County High School Band of Blue members attended the Band Leadership Training workshop presented by Vivace Productions at Nation Ford High School on July 19 in Fort Mill at Nation Ford High School.
Band members were involved in … Read the rest


SCDNR solicits drought condition reports from South Carolina farmers

Posted on July 31, 2019 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), along with other state agencies, is asking for farmers to share information on drought across the state.
Through a partnership with the Department of Agriculture and the National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC),
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First Thursday is August 1

Posted on July 31, 2019 11:11 am by The Press and Standard


National Night Out to be Tuesday in Yemassee

Posted on July 31, 2019 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

The Yemassee Police Department will host its National Night Out next Tuesday Aug. 6 from 5-8 p.m. at the Yemassee Municipal Complex, 101 Town Circle, Yemassee. This will be the fourth year that the Yemassee Police Department has hosted this … Read the rest


Make sure your horse is vaccinated: First 2019 death from EEE reported

Posted on July 30, 2019 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

South Carolina’s state veterinarian announced Monday that the state’s first case this year of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) has been confirmed in Chesterfield County.

The infected horse, a year-old Appaloosa colt, had not been vaccinated and did not survive.

“This … Read the rest


Two dogs lost at Bells

Posted on July 29, 2019 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Two dogs missing since July 24

Black female lab, 12 years old, wearing red collar, name Daisy

10-week-old golden retriever male puppy, name Levi, wearing blue collar with little white bones

Ruffin, Bells Crossroads area

843-599-5590


It’s squash time! What to do with all those squash

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

Summer Squash Stir-Fry

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil (or other vegetable oil)

1 small onion, chopped

2 cups summer squash (washed and cut into chunks)

1 cup carrots, thinly sliced

Seasonings, to taste (optional)

Directions

  1. In a skillet (the larger
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George Haws | Obituary

Posted on July 29, 2019 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

George Haws

James A. Dyal Funeral Home, Summerville

Mr. George H. Haws of Walterboro, passed away peacefully Friday July 26, 2019 at Trident Medical Center in Charleston.

Mr. Haws was born in Boone County, West Virginia to George A. and … Read the rest


Reba McFadden | Obituary

Posted on July 29, 2019 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Reba B. McFadden

James A McAlister Funeral Home

Reba B. McFadden, 86, passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Mt. Pleasant.

A native of Colleton County, Reba was the youngest daughter of Walter B. and Janie M. Nettles Breland. … Read the rest


SIgn up for Equifax settlement

Posted on July 29, 2019 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) wants to make consumers aware of the recent Equifax data breach settlement. Benefits from the settlement include free credit monitoring services, payment for time spent remedying identity theft and identity restoration services. … Read the rest


Program on Pat Conroy’s love of libraries Thursday

Posted on July 29, 2019 8:08 am by The Press and Standard


Elementary schools supply list

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


Back to School schedule

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


Don’t worry: The Lord will make a way | Faith

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

Growing up in the home of my maternal grandmother, the late Mrs. Lela Daniels Gelzer, I often heard her saying and singing, “The Lord will make a way somehow.” Too young to understand what she meant at the time, in … Read the rest


The Church of Jesus: Only He is worthy | Faith

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

“Which He purchased with His own blood.”—Acts 20:28

In the 20th Chapter of Acts, Paul reminds the Ephesian elders of what we too frequently need to be reminded —Jesus bought the church for Himself at the high price of His … Read the rest


Raise your hand if you have a crazy family | Column

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

Raise your hand if you have a crazy family.

The old saying, “You can pick your friends but not your kin,” is gospel. (I don’t know about “blood is thicker than water”; does anyone really understand that?)

I love my … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion

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

Charges unfounded
Dear Editor:
First and foremost, I would like to thank our community, especially the parents, of Academy Road Preschool and Child Care for their continuous support.
From a professional standpoint, I wanted to wait until DSS completed a … Read the rest


Davis speaks to PEP Club

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

Donald Davis of Walterboro presented the program at the June meeting of the PEP (People Enjoying People) Club.
Davis told club members how he and a crew build wheelchair ramps for those who need them. “These ramps are such a … Read the rest


Pool season brings swimmer’s ear: What to do and how to prevent this summer problem

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

It’s pool season! That means it’s time for fun in the sun and a review on the signs and symptoms of swimmer’s ear.
Swimmer’s ear is an infection of the ear canal, the tubular opening that carries sounds from the … Read the rest


Blood drive nets 62 pints

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

The July 8th blood drive at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church had 65 possible donors with 62 pints of blood collected.
“Thanks to everyone who came in to donate, as there is a higher demand for blood at this time of … Read the rest


2019 School dress code

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


Artists entertain youth at library

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

Artists Bro. Nizar, Landy Jones, and Bob Carl (left to right) teach youngsters about art at a recent program at the Colleton County Memorial Library. Jennie Meetze from the Colleton County Museum had guests drawing and coloring and spoke, and … Read the rest


FFA attends camps

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

The Colleton FFA (Future Farmers of America) has had a busy summer since school ended. On June 11-14, six students attended the 92nd annual S.C. FFA Convention at Clemson University.
Students attending included Thomas Sumner, Trey Nettles, Donnie Steward, Abigail … Read the rest


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