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SCDNR Florence report: 10 a.m. Friday

Posted on September 14, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

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 Florence made a soggy landfall near Wilmington, N.C. at 7:30 this morning. Wilmington International reported sustained winds 59 mph gusting to 83 at landfall with a peak gust of 105 mph. (Technically, that makes Florence a tropical storm.) Florence chugs … Read the rest


SCE&G program canceled

Posted on September 14, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

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South Carolina Electric and Gas’s Walterboro Neighborhood Energy Efficiency Program meeting, scheduled for Tuesday Sept. 18, has been canceled due to the approaching hurricane and potential impact of the storm.
The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date. SCE&G … Read the rest


Power crews waiting out storm here

Posted on September 14, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

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Work crews from MDR Powerline Construction, headquartered in Columbia, Miss., were stationed in Walterboro Wednesday to wait out Hurricane Florence. After the storm has passed through South and North Carolina, the work crews will be assigned to areas that have … Read the rest


Florence: Finally on the ground in N.C.!

Posted on September 14, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

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800 AM EDT Fri Sep 14 2018
...FLORENCE MAKES LANDFALL NEAR WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH NORTH CAROLINA...
...LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGES AND HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS
CONTINUE...
...CATASTROPHIC FRESHWATER FLOODING EXPECTED OVER PORTIONS OF NORTH
AND SOUTH CAROLINA...

SUMMARY OF 800 AM EDT...1200 UTC...INFORMATION
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SCEMD: South Carolina braces for Hurricane Florence

Posted on September 14, 2018 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

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The South Carolina Emergency Response Team continues to track Hurricane Florence and remains fully dedicated to preparing for the storm’s potential impact on South Carolina. Forecasters say that Florence is currently a Category 2 hurricane with the capacity to bring … Read the rest


Sandbags available now in Yemassee

Posted on September 14, 2018 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

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Sandbags are now available at the Yemassee Municipal Complex on  a first come, first serve basis. Yemassee Public Works (YPW) personnel will be on hand to assist as needed  but please remember that quantities are limited. This will likely be … Read the rest


The 5th annual Walk & Wag this Saturday

Posted on September 14, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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The fifth annual Walk and Wag for the Friends of the Colleton County Animal Shelter (FoCCAS) will be Saturday Sept. 22 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Discovery Center parking lot at the corner of Jefferies Boulevard and Hampton Street. … Read the rest


Gale Doggette to retire after 10 years

Posted on September 14, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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In November, Gale Doggette plans to be unemployed.
After over 10 years as director of the S.C. Artisans Center, she sees retirement coming as a great adventure.
“I think it will be fun. I should be nervous, but I’m not. … Read the rest



Honoring one who served

Posted on September 14, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Quilts of Valor are made by the loving hands of countless volunteers who wish to thank those who have served and to honor their service and sacrifice. The idea is to wrap members of active military and veterans in a … Read the rest


Two injured in ACE Basin Parkway crash

Posted on September 13, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Two motorists were sent to the Trauma Center at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston for treatment of injuries they sustained in a head-on crash in the 16000 block of ACE Basin Parkway the afternoon of Sept. 6.… Read the rest


Crime Briefs

Posted on September 13, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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A look in the purse leads to charges
A Walterboro woman was arrested by city police on multiple charges after a search allegedly found her in possession of a variety of drugs.
An officer on routine patrol Sept. 11 at … Read the rest


Crash ends pursuit

Posted on September 13, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Two occupants attempting to flee law enforcement in the early morning hours of Sept. 9 sustained injuries when they wrecked in the 600 block of Langdale Road.
The chase had been initiated by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
In the … Read the rest


Man arrested for dumping tires

Posted on September 13, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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A Walterboro man is awaiting court sessions on state and local charges stemming from his alleged dumping of tires in the city this summer.
The man was allegedly caught on video, dumping a truck load of tires at the former … Read the rest


New doctor joins Edisto Ortho

Posted on September 13, 2018 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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Colleton Medical Center has announced Dr. Lawrence Conley has joined the hospital and the practice of Edisto Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.
“I am very excited to welcome Dr. Conley to Colleton Medical Center and the Walterboro community,” said Jimmy Hiott, … Read the rest


Pay attention to deadlines for financial aid

Posted on September 13, 2018 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

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High school seniors should keep track of deadlines for applying for college financial aid. Here are some tips from KHEAA:

•   File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after October 1.

•   Check with … Read the rest


Posted on September 13, 2018 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

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200 PM EDT Thu Sep 13 2018

HEAVY RAINBANDS WITH TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS SPREADING ACROSS THE OUTER BANKS AND COASTAL SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA…

…LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE AND RAINFALL EXPECTED…

SUMMARY OF 200 PM EDT…1800 UTC…INFORMATION

LOCATION…33.6N 76.0W ABOUT 110 MI…180 KM … Read the rest


Yemassee updates info on emergency phone numbers

Posted on September 13, 2018 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

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The Town of Yemassee Municipal Complex remains closed due to the impending Hurricane. After receiving clarification from Catherine Bozard, Hampton County E-911 Coordinator, please dial 911 for ALL EMERGENCIES.
FOR ANY STORM RELATED ISSUES DIAL 803-914-2158. DO NOT USE THE Read the rest

Florence can’t cancel the celebration

Posted on September 13, 2018 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

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Local officials made sure that a youngster whose family had been forced to relocate to the emergency shelter at the Colleton High School due to Hurricane Florence didn’t lose the chance to celebrate his third birthday on Wednesday.
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Florence: 11 a.m. Thursday

Posted on September 13, 2018 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

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NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL062018
1100 AM EDT Thu Sep 13 2018

...HEAVY RAINBANDS WITH TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS SPREADING ACROSS
THE OUTER BANKS AND COASTAL SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
...LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE AND RAINFALL EXPECTED...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT...1500 
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9 a.m. Thursday: Florence approaching N.C.

Posted on September 13, 2018 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

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900 AM EDT Thu Sep 13 2018

...HEAVY RAINBANDS WITH TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS SPREADING OVER
THE NORTH CAROLINA OUTER BANKS...
...LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE AND RAINFALL EXPECTED...

Data from an Air Force Reserve Unit Hurricane Hunter aircraft and
NOAA Doppler weather radars 
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Shooting incident under investigation

Posted on September 13, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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City police seeking three who allegedly shot at victim
in parking lot.

City police are continuing their investigation into a shooting incident in the parking lot of the Walmart at 2110 Bells Highway on the afternoon of Sept. 7.
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Edisto Beach facing lawsuit

Posted on September 13, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Edisto Beach officials are facing a legal challenge to their decision to alter the rental rules for the town’s Civic Center Center to block a new church from renting the center for its religious services.
The Redeemer Fellowship of Edisto … Read the rest


Thirteen hours in Green Pond

Posted on September 13, 2018 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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The last of the Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel dispatched to the fire that destroyed a massive residence at Myrtle Grove Plantation left the scene 13 hours after the first fire call.
A resident of the home at 6938 White Hall … Read the rest


8 p.m. Wednesday update

Posted on September 12, 2018 8:08 pm by The Press and Standard

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800 PM EDT Wed Sep 12 2018 …

FLORENCE WEAKENS SLIGHTLY AS IT CONTINUES TOWARD THE CAROLINA COASTAL AREAS… …

LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE AND RAINFALL EXPECTED…

SUMMARY OF 800 PM EDT…0000 UTC…

INFORMATION ———————————————-

LOCATION…31.5N 73.2W ABOUT 335 MI…540 KM … Read the rest



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