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Jesus, the Leper, and the Cross | Faith

Posted on July 14, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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“I will; be clean.”
— Matthew 8:3

The leper had nothing. He could give nothing. He could do nothing. He was, in the eyes of man, nothing. Unclean and a blemish on the public life, his very presence would have … Read the rest



I’m going to lend him my Daisy razor | Column

Posted on July 13, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Y’all, everybody’s talking about Halsey’s armpit stubble like it’s the end of Western civilization.

ICYMI, Halsey is an indie pop singer (“Now or Never,” “Bad at Love”) who made the cover of Rolling Stone recently. Some days she’s blonde, some … Read the rest


NJROTC presents awards

Posted on July 13, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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The Colleton County Naval Junior ROTC had a strong ending to the 2018-2019 school year.
The annual awards ceremony was a success with the new company commander being named as Cadet LCDR James Jennings.
The list of civic awards for … Read the rest




Former nurse speaks to PEP Club

Posted on July 13, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Diane Langdale spoke at the recent meeting of the PEP (People Enjoying People) Club at the Rec Center.
A retired registered nurse, Langdale worked at Colleton Medical Center for many years in the intensive care unit. She discussed how to … Read the rest




Meet S.C.’s horse

Posted on July 12, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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The Colleton Museum and Farmers Market is giving museum visitors a chance to get up close and personal with South Carolina’s favorite horse and the people dedicated to ensuring the special breed does not become a memory.
The museum, teaming … Read the rest


Deer tags being mailed to S.C. deer hunters now

Posted on July 12, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Tags for the upcoming 2019 white-tailed deer season have begun arriving in the mailboxes of South Carolina deer hunters, with one big change for this season that hunters will notice immediately.

Based on feedback from hunters, SCDNR staff worked with … Read the rest


Extra speeding enforcement to be July 14-20

Posted on July 12, 2019 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

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The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces that it will join five Southeastern states in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Region 4 for Operation Southern Shield – an increased enforcement effort to reduce speed-related deaths and collisions … Read the rest



An ode to the boiled peanut

Posted on July 12, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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The mention of boiled peanuts evokes joy in some, confusion in others. Outside the South, folks can’t rationalize why one would boil a peanut — until they get here and have one for themselves. Watching the reactions of first-timers is … Read the rest


A special needs van for Lee

Posted on July 12, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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By ANNA STEVENS BRIGHT
abrightcolumn@lowcountry.com
Photo submitted by Doretha “Nette” Grant

One night in January 2017, Robert Lee Grant Jr. of Walterboro was involved in a single-car accident on his way home.
During the accident, all of the bones in … Read the rest


Arson suspected in fire on Blue House Lane

Posted on July 11, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Colleton County firefighters spent the evening of July 3 battling a structure fire in an abandoned house at 492 Blue House Lane.
At 9:47 p.m., 9-1-1 received several reports of the fire in a single-story wood frame structure, callers saying … Read the rest


Deputies visit girl in Ruffin

Posted on July 11, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Kyra Varn of Ruffin, a young girl who is battling cancer, got a surprise visit from deputies recently.
The Colleton County Sheriff’s office found out about Kyra via Facebook and wanted to do something to make her day. So, deputies … Read the rest


Burlington Road fire destroys shed

Posted on July 11, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Photo by HAROLD BUZZELL

Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel were dispatched to a workshop fire at 1075 Burlington Road at 4:08 a.m. on July 4.

The first firefighters on the scene found flames coming through the roof and several windows on … Read the rest


Crime Reports

Posted on July 11, 2019 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Vehicle taken
from storage area
The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office was called to Sherill’s Auto at 6263 Jefferies Highway shortly before noon on July 8 after an employee of the business discovered a motor vehicle which was impounded by law … Read the rest



‘Feuding’ at the library

Posted on July 11, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Colleton County Children’s Librarian Shiela Keaise got a chance to release her inner Steve Harvey when the Summer Reading Program hosted its own version of the television game show “Family Feud.” Approximately 90 visitors arrived at the children’s library on … Read the rest


Cook Out site being cleared

Posted on July 11, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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A three-man crew arrived in Walterboro the morning of July 9 from Conway to begin the site preparation for the future home of a Cook Out restaurant at 1395 Bells Highway.

The first indication that the restaurant chain would be … Read the rest


Get a new best friend this weekend

Posted on July 11, 2019 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Pick Me, SC! has a goal to adopt 1,500 pets in one weekend on July 12-14.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Looking to meet your new best friend?
The Colleton County Animal Shelter will join paws with FoCCAS this upcoming weekend … Read the rest


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