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Colleton County unemployment dips in March

Posted on May 6, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

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March unemployment figures from the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce found Colleton County slipping below five percent again.

In March, the state agency placed the county’s unemployment at 4.9 percent, dropping from 5.4 percent in February. In March … Read the rest


Hill Tire sold to Mavis

Posted on May 5, 2018 7:07 pm by The Press and Standard

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Hill Tire Centers, a family owned business with locations in Moncks Corner, Walterboro, Georgetown, Summerville and North Charleston, announced Tuesday the sale of their company to Tire Engineers/Mavis Discount based in Birmingham, AL. Ken, Chris and Joe Hill – the … Read the rest


Colleton Medical Center Announces New Chief Financial Officer

Posted on May 3, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

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(Walterboro, SC) – Colleton Medical Center announces that Cassie Ball will be the hospital’s new Chief financial officer and join the leadership team.

Cassie has more than 17 years of healthcare leadership and operational management experience.  She has held the
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Leadership Salkehatchie travels to D.C.

Posted on May 3, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

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USC Salkehatchie, in collaboration with Southern Carolina Regional Alliance, annually offer the Leadership Salkehatchie program to Salkehatchie region community members interested economically developing the area.  After 9 months of touring the Salkehatchie counties and learning more about each area, the

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Gullah artist creates sign | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 23, 2016 6:06 am by The Press and Standard

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The Children’s Department at the Colleton County Memorial Library has a new sign — donated by Gullah interpretive realism painter Brother Nizar Ahbir.

“It was my Divine pleasure to paint the sign for the children’s Department.  I have five granddaughters … Read the rest




Steele joins SouthernCarolina Alliance | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 30, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Sandy Steele has joined the SouthernCarolina Alliance staff as director of operations, according to Buddy Phillips, chairman of SouthernCarolina Alliance.

As director of operations, Steele will work with the region’s county developers to bring economic development projects at all stages … Read the rest





Cheese making made easy | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 7, 2015 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

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Ted and Susan Chewning took over the teaching facility  at the Colleton Commercial Kitchen Thursday night, transforming it into an Italian farmhouse kitchen to demonstrate the process of making soft cheeses.
While Ted was making mozzarella, Susan was preparing ricotta.… Read the rest


Williams gets CCBDSN award | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 7, 2015 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

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Geneatha Williams was honored recently, receiving the Happy McLeod Employee of the Year Award at the Colleton County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs annual employee recognition dinner.
Williams has been employed with Colleton County Board of Disabilities and Special … Read the rest



Disaster loans will be available for area businesses and homeowners | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

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The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet issued the following statement after the announcement of the presidential disaster declaration for several counties in South Carolina affected by severe storms and flooding that began on Oct. 1:
“The U.S. Small … Read the rest


Celebrating Miss Ferne’s efforts | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on October 7, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

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By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Monday afternoon was a first for the Colleton County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs.
The open house and ribbon-cutting for the newest community training home was the first time that the board had decided to … Read the rest


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