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Make someone’s day!

Posted on September 16, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Have you ever walked past or spoken to someone, and he looked back at you as if he were “baptized in lemon juice?” Have you ever said to someone, “It’s going to be a great day!” and his reply was, … Read the rest


Letter to the Editor

Posted on September 9, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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What’s going on at SCDOT?
Dear Editor:
The S.C. Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has received some inquiries as to how the “10-Year Plan to Rebuild our Roads and Bridges” is progressing, since the roads bill went into law on July … Read the rest


God works 24-7 | Faith

Posted on September 9, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Often, bad things happen to us and we wonder why. Then some of us let doubt set in and go as far as to ask, “Where was God?” or “Why did God let this happen to me?”
God’s Word tells … Read the rest


The devil goes to church too! | Faith

Posted on September 2, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Satan has been around since the beginning of time, set on doing everything he is big and bad enough to try against the will of God. However, no matter how much Satan goes on the attack, he is defeated again … Read the rest


This is us. We know how to be a family | Column

Posted on September 1, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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My brother, T-Bob, and I used to make a few bucks running a lemonade stand in front of our childhood home. The lemonade wasn’t great (Minute Maid from a can), but we made about five bucks a week. And—this is … Read the rest


God always comes through | Faith

Posted on August 26, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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“Don’t worry; I’ll be right there for you no matter what!” Have you ever heard that promise, only to find out that was not the case?
When someone does this to you, usually it is a big letdown, especially if … Read the rest


Let go, and let God… | Faith

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

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I have always been told that if you are going to pray, don’t worry; if you are going to worry, then don’t pray.
For a long time, I worried about every little thing. As my relationship with Christ began to … Read the rest


Marriage is a funny thing | Column

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

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Marriage is a funny thing. Can someone remind me why do we do it?
Just kidding. Widdle Baby is the perfect husband–always kind, patient and understanding. And I am Queen of Romania.
Actually, I hit the lottery when he showed … Read the rest


Letter to the Editor | Opinion

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

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Dear Editor:
As the exhibition season of NFL football got underway this week, so did the protests by black NFL players as they took a knee during the National Anthem. My protest will also continue, as I will refuse to … Read the rest


What are your personal top 10 wonders of the world?

Posted on August 12, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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According to the Merriam Webster online dictionary, a “wonder” is “a cause of astonishment or admiration; a miracle.”
God Himself is a wonder as it is explained in Psalm 33:8 (ESV), “Let all the earth fear the LORD; let all … Read the rest


Fake news? You can’t make this stuff up | Column

Posted on August 11, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Fake news? You can’t make this stuff up.

Example: The bumbling burglar in Clark County, WA who broke into an escape room, then couldn’t get out.

If you don’t know, an escape room is a live-action game in which people … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor

Posted on August 11, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Thank you
Dear Editor:
The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 12102 and Auxiliary of Colleton County would like to give a great big “thank you” to all who came out and supported our fundraiser on July 20.
All of … Read the rest


Watch Your Mouth! | Faith

Posted on August 5, 2018 5:05 am by Administrator

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By ANNA BRIGHT

One thing that we all must do and that is to make sure that our brains are in action before we open our mouths.

Speaking off the cuff or spreading misinformation can bring harm to the speaker … Read the rest


Sweep around your own front door | Faith

Posted on July 29, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Have you ever repeated something you heard about someone but did not know all the facts? Have you ever known someone in a certain way, then you heard something negative about him or her, and after that, you looked at … Read the rest


When your faith is tested … | Faith

Posted on July 22, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Hebrews 11:1(KJV) says, “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” What does this mean to the Christian?
First of all, we all have faith in something or someone. When we get up … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion

Posted on July 21, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Condition of golf course greatly improved
Dear Editor:
Have you played golf at the Dogwood Hills Golf Course lately?
Thanks to some excellent course management and frequent rain, the course is in the best condition I can remember in a … Read the rest


Is the family today in need of a healing? You be the judge | Faith

Posted on July 15, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Given the recent plight of immigrant children being separated from their parents, I felt compelled to talk about the family unit again.
There is already enough drama and emotional sickness today in families that need attention without adding to that … Read the rest


Do it out of love | Faith

Posted on July 8, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Have you ever had someone to do something for you, thinking it was done out of love, only to find out that the person felt obligated to do it? If so, wasn’t it very disappointing? Did you feel that you … Read the rest


Stop complaining and see your blessings! | Faith

Posted on July 1, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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At some point and time, all of us have had a day that it seemed as if nothing would go right.
Maybe you tried to get out of bed, and “Old Arthur,” (also known as arthritis) came and stood over … Read the rest


It’s not about the salad. Or the cake. | Column

Posted on June 30, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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From the wedding cake that never was to booting restaurant patrons, food folly abounds. And we all know it’s not about food.
This month, a bakery owner who refused to bake a cake for a gay couple’s wedding in 2012 … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor

Posted on June 30, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Ireland Creek could be beautiful park
Dear Editor:
Ireland Creek’s bed is a huge eyesore. We are missing an opportunity for an attractive natural park.
How can we make this happen?
I’m enclosing a picture of what it could look … Read the rest


The steps of a good man | Faith

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

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First of all, I would like to wish all the fathers and the fathers-to-be Happy Belated Father’s Day. I pray that each of you enjoyed a wonderful time with your families and that they treated you like royalty!
If your … Read the rest




Lessons I’ve lived and learned | Faith

Posted on June 17, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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During the course of my career in education, I often told my students that each day I make an effort to learn something new, even if it is no more than a new word, because if I don’t, then life … Read the rest


Get your prayer life in order | Faith

Posted on June 10, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Just as we do other things on a routine basis, we need to have a routinely established prayer life. However, going through the motions of praying, just to say that you prayed, is not beneficial.
According to James 5:16 (KJV), … Read the rest


Graduates: Be strong, stay strong | Faith

Posted on June 3, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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In just a few days, the graduations here in Colleton County and elsewhere will be over for the 2017-2018 school year. However, this will only be the beginning for these graduates —the beginning of a new chapter unfolding in their … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Your Opinions

Posted on June 2, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Why is the prom always on Good Friday?
Dear Editor:
When I moved to Walterboro 30 years ago, it quickly became very apparent that this was a Christian community. There are numerous churches in town, as well as every few … Read the rest


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