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Man bitten by rattlesnake

Posted on May 24, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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A 28-year-old Anderson man ended up in the Medical University of South Carolina facilities in Charleston after he was bitten by a rattlesnake while on the Edisto River.
The man and several companions were kayaking on the Edisto River the … Read the rest



ZipClinic Urgent Care coming to Bells Highway

Posted on May 24, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Walterboro residents soon will have a new solution to their urgent and unexpected health care needs.
ZipClinic Urgent Care announced last week that it will open at 1515 Bells Highway this fall and will offer walk-in medical treatment during evenings … Read the rest


Specifics of shooting remain elusive

Posted on May 24, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Investigators with the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office are continuing to investigate an incident that ended up with a passenger in a car sustaining critical gunshot injuries the morning of May 21.
Lt. Tyger Benton, the public information officer for the … Read the rest


Two injured in interstate crash

Posted on May 23, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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In the early morning hours of May 22, the dispatchers at the 991 center began receiving reports of a man, covered in blood, walking on I-95.
A South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper found the man around the 56 mile marker … Read the rest


Crime Briefs

Posted on May 23, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Overdose victim faces charges
A member of the Walterboro Police Department was at the Colleton Medical Center May 21 at 11:45 p.m., dealing with another matter when a man approached him and asked for assistance.
He explained that he had … Read the rest



Three trapped in wreck on I-95

Posted on May 23, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Three adult females were trapped in their Chevrolet Suburban after the vehicle went off I-95 and struck several trees.

The driver lost control of the northbound vehicle on I-95 near the 57-mile marker on May 21 at 2:39 p.m. The … Read the rest


Two ATV riders injured in Round O wreck

Posted on May 23, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Two ATV riders suffered multiple injures in a crash May 19 at 11:50 a.m. at the intersection of Round O Road and Wesley Grove Road. The ATV riders were thrown from the vehicle after they collided with a pickup truck. … Read the rest



2018 Hurricane Guide to be available June 1

Posted on May 23, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

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The S.C. Emergency Management Division releases the official 2018 South Carolina Hurricane Guide this weekend as part of this year’s S.C. Hurricane Preparedness Week. SCEMD and partner agencies have updated the Guide for the 2018 hurricane season. It details useful … Read the rest



Make sure your horses are vaccinated

Posted on May 23, 2018 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

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A five-milligram mosquito can slay a 1,000-pound horse in a matter of days. All it needs is the right virus.

But with your help, the horse can survive the attack. All you need is the right vaccine — at the … Read the rest



Going on until 4 p.m.: Food giveaway at armory

Posted on May 22, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

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The Lowcountry Community Action Agency is giving away food until 4 p.m. at the National Guard Armory on Cottageville Highway.

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Man shot on Gadsden Loop this morning

Posted on May 21, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

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On Monday (today) at 11:22 a.m., the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office dispatch received a 911 call in reference to a shooting that just occurred off of Gadsden Loop in Walterboro. The victim was transported to  Colleton Medical Center by personal … Read the rest


I-526 now open as two-way traffic

Posted on May 21, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

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After a successful crossover to two-way traffic on I-526 eastbound over the Wando River bridge on Sunday, the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) reminds motorists to use caution and plan ahead for commuter traffic beginning Monday morning.

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Enjoy God’s calming creation | Faith

Posted on May 20, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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This Mother’s Day was my first one without my dear mother, the Rev. Dr. Evelyn Gelzer Stevens.
Last year on this special day, after church, I went to Pruitt Healthcare to visit and spend this special time with her. The … Read the rest


Martinis and Me raises nearly 10K for Arts Council

Posted on May 19, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Martinis and Me, benefitting the Colleton County Arts Council, was held Thursday May 10 at the Colleton County Farmers Market. Themed “Casino Royal,” the event raised nearly $10,000 for the Arts Council.
“The silent auction raised … Read the rest


Fire Ants: The spawn of Satan | Column

Posted on May 19, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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I try not to harbor hate in my heart; life’s too short. But I do despise something to the depths of my soul: fire ants. Those gray, powdery hills house the spawn of Satan. I would waterboard fire ants, after … Read the rest


Fourth graders complete animal education program

Posted on May 19, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Fourth graders in three elementary schools recently completed the Colleton Animal Commitment Education (CACE) program presented by Friends of Colleton County Animal Shelter (FoCCAS). The program helps students understand the importance of responsible pet ownership. Topics such as spay/neuter, prevention … Read the rest


Ribbon-cutting held for Kindred at Home

Posted on May 19, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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A ribbon-cutting for the new expanded offices of Kindred at Home was held Tuesday morning at 415 Robertson Blvd. in Walterboro. Mayor Bill Young and Chamber of Commerce President Jeremy Ware congratulated the company and thanked the staff, management and … Read the rest


Week celebrates Colleton’s watersheds

Posted on May 19, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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“Watersheds: Our Water, Our Home” was the theme for Soil and Water Stewardship Week celebrated April 29-May 6 by the Colleton Conservation District.
A watershed is the land that water flows across or under on its way to a stream, … Read the rest


Students attend aviation camp

Posted on May 18, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Photos by BARRY MOORE
Students in Aviation Camp 2018, sponsored by USC Salkehatchie and Boeing, South Carolina, visited Lowcountry Regional Airport on May 9 to learn about airplanes, airport operations and Lowcountry Aviation. They also visited the Tuskegee Monument. Other … Read the rest


Monster Storage to offer U-Haul

Posted on May 18, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Monster Self Storage at 12241 Cottageville Hwy. will now offer U-Haul trucks, towing equipment, moving supplies and in-store pick-up for boxes.
U-Haul live verification technology allows rental transactions to be carried out entirely on a smartphone at any hour – … Read the rest



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