Monthly Archives: July 2019

Jody Butler | Obituary

Posted on July 9, 2019 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Mr. Joe Benjamin Butler Jr., known to everyone as “Jody,” 44, of Walterboro, passed away Sunday July 7, 2019 at his residence.
Jody was born March 10, 1975 in Walterboro and was a son of Joe Benjamin Butler Sr. … Read the rest


Jackie Edward Durham | Obituary

Posted on July 9, 2019 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

SMOAKS: Mr. Jackie Edward Durham, 72, of Smoaks, passed away Friday July 5, 2019 at his residence.
Born July 7, 1946 in Oconee County, he was a son of the late Edward Grady Durham and Grace Lowery Durham. He was … Read the rest


James Clyde Baker Jr. | Obituary

Posted on July 9, 2019 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Mr. James Clyde Baker Jr., affectionately known as “Jay” and “Jim”, passed away Friday July 5, 2019 at the Veterans Victory House in Walterboro. He was 88.
Mr. Baker was born in Williamsburg County on April 6, 1931, a … Read the rest


Robert Sylvanus Kennedy Jr. | Obituary

Posted on July 9, 2019 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

COTTAGEVILLE: Robert Sylvanus Kennedy Jr., 81, of Cottageville, died Sunday July 7, 2019, at Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.
Mr. Kennedy was born July 11, 1937 in Dorchester, Mass., and has lived with his wife Frances in Cottageville for the … Read the rest


Adopt a new friend this weekend

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


Hide yourself in the love of the cross | Faith

Posted on July 7, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

“The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it.”
–Proverbs 22:3

How simple a statement, but how true a reality. How often is an action known to be foolish or even dangerous by … Read the rest


Be prepared when the storm comes | Faith

Posted on July 7, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Every year when the hurricane season dawns upon us, the media lets us know what to do in order to prepare ourselves for any impending storms. However, some of us do not take this worthwhile advice, even after an actual … Read the rest


Cauliflower ice cream. What’s next?

Posted on July 6, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Yesterday, deep into my daily time-waster—scrolling through Facebook—I saw something that hit me like a fish across the face.

Cauliflower ice cream. CAULIFLOWER ICE CREAM.

This is getting out of hand. What’s next, broccoli fudge?

If you’re interested: Cut cauliflower … Read the rest


Hooker presented grant

Posted on July 6, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Zeta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International held its annual summer picnic at the home of Nancy Carter in Hendersonville.
Lydia Culler, grant-in-aid chairman, presented Stephanie Hooker with a $750 grant to Anderson University. Stephanie, a recent graduate of … Read the rest


Ask Lisa

Posted on July 6, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Dear Lisa,
I thought I left this problem behind in high school, but a few of my close friends do not get along. When I plan trips and other activities for us, I feel like I have to choose which … Read the rest


Still time to sign up for camp at the Rec

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

Summer camp is underway at the Colleton County Recreation Center.
Started in 2016 by Darlene Cummings, director, and Anita Green, assistant director, the camp is open to children ages 4-12, divided into six groups ages 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12. Hours … Read the rest


NJROTC cadets go to camp at Parris Island

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

To end the 2018-2019 school term, the Colleton County NJROTC program sent a group of cadets to Parris Island for a three-day basic leadership training camp. During the leadership training, the cadets learned drill and leadership skills to carry into … Read the rest


About People

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

Students graduate from Clemson
The following local students received their degrees from Clemson University at spring commencement:
• Thomas O. Bowen of Green Pond, magna cum laude with a B.S. in microbiology;
• Bianca Epps of Walterboro, B.S. in graphic … Read the rest


Health screenings to be available

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

Residents living in and around the Walterboro can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. St Anthony’s Catholic Church will host this community event on Friday … Read the rest


CMC announces new vice president of operations

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

Colleton Medical Center has announced that Maury Baker will be the hospital’s new vice president of operations and join the leadership team.
“I am very excited to welcome Maury to Colleton Medical Center and the Walterboro community,” said Jimmy Hiott, … Read the rest


Free boat inspection to be offered July 6

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

For the July 4th holiday, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) Law Enforcement Division will be holding courtesy boat inspections at public boat landings across the state.
The only inspection in Colleton County will be at Combahee River … Read the rest


Motorcyclist killed in crash

Posted on July 4, 2019 5:05 pm 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


Development effort focused on Venture Park

Posted on July 4, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

There are a lot of moving parts in play as the Colleton County continues its search for employment opportunities for county residents.
In late June, the Lowcounty Council of Governments reported that a $500,000 grant sought on behalf of Colleton … Read the rest


Teenager seriously injured in Mt. Carmel Road wreck

Posted on July 4, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Colleton County teen was critically injured in a single-vehicle accident on Mount Carmel Road on the morning of June 29.

At 5:37 a.m., an off-duty Colleton County firefighter drove past the location and saw the damaged Toyota pickup truck … Read the rest


Celebrating volunteers

Posted on July 4, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

On Tuesday June 25, Friends of Colleton County Animal Shelter celebrated its volunteers, supporters and CCAS staff with a dinner and program.
This year FoCCAS will turn 10 years old. To acknowledge that milestone, FoCCAS reached into its archive and … Read the rest


Crime Reports

Posted on July 4, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Domestic call turns into suicide attempt
A Colleton County man was flown to an area trauma center the evening of July 30 for treatment of self-inflicted stab wounds.
A Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputy was dispatched to investigate a domestic … Read the rest


Enjoy fireworks, but stay safe

Posted on July 4, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Isn’t the Fourth of July great? In addition to being a celebration of America’s independence as a nation, there’s no school, lots of families have barbecues or cookouts and you can go see a fireworks display at night.
The safest … Read the rest


New rec center getting a workout

Posted on July 4, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Recreation Department Director Chris Myers opened the door leading into the new fitness center Tuesday morning, ready to show off the new facility.
The new and improved fitness center, taking up approximately 3,000 square feet of space, was part of … Read the rest


What is a water spout and are they dangerous?

Posted on July 4, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Waterspouts fall into two categories: fair weather waterspouts and tornadic waterspouts, according to the National Weather Service.
Tornadic waterspouts are tornadoes that form over water, or move from land to water. They have the same characteristics as a land tornado. … Read the rest


Happy Fourth of July!

Posted on July 4, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


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