Gerald Smoak | Obituaries

Posted by | December 11, 2018 11:28 am

Gerald Smoak

Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

The Honorable Gerald Clarence Smoak, husband of Peggy Padgett Smoak for 43 years, died suddenly on Friday evening, December 7, 2018.

Judge Smoak was born on September 18, 1930 in Canadys. He was the son … Read the rest

Dr. W.D.D. Breland | Obituaries

Posted by | December 11, 2018 11:23 am

Dr. W.D.D. Breland

Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

WALTERBORO – Dr. W.D.D. Breland, husband of the late Lucille Jones Breland, passed away Monday morning at his home under the care of Hospice. He was 97.

Dr. Breland was born in Ruffin, December … Read the rest

Winter still invading upstate

Posted by | December 10, 2018 4:16 pm

Winter weather continued to impact areas of the upstate overnight and throughout the early morning hours today. In many areas, temperatures have risen and remained above freezing for much of the day. While much of the precipitation has ceased, there … Read the rest

Helen Hiers Butler | Obituaries

Posted by | December 10, 2018 2:46 pm

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Helen Hiers Butler, age 90, entered into rest surrounded by her loving family Monday morning, December 10, 2018, at her home in Walterboro while under the care of Amedysis Hospice.   She was the wife of the late … Read the rest

Family craft night at museum

Posted by | December 8, 2018 5:00 am

Children enjoy Family Craft Night last Thursday at The Colleton Museum.

Bloodmobile collects 45 pints

Posted by | December 8, 2018 5:00 am

Forty-five pints of blood were collected at the blood drive on Nov. 19 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.
The 51 possible donors who came in included Karen Gibson, Timothy Smyly, Jonathan Clackum, Stephen Alter, Bill Weeks, Olivia Morgan, William Price … Read the rest

The Polar Express comes to town

Posted by | December 7, 2018 5:00 pm

The Colleton County Arts Council and the S.C. Artisans Center held The Polar Express on Saturday. The train’s favorite conductor read Christmas stories to children. Santa made a surprise visit and donated a bell from his sleigh. Participants made crafts, … Read the rest

Business After Hours held

Posted by | December 7, 2018 5:00 pm

The Walterboro-Colleton County Chamber of Commerce held Business After Hours at Turkey Run Farm on Nov. 15. “Despite cold weather and rain forecast, the turnout was fantastic. As always, they did a great job providing food, beverages, and entertainment. We’re … Read the rest

Five graduate welding course

Posted by | December 7, 2018 5:00 pm

Five welders graduated from Palmetto Training School on Nov. 17. Pictured from left are Kameron Walker (instructor), Eric Scriven, Channing Smith, Keith Smalls and Ariano Cano. Not pictured is graduate Kelton Gordan.

Rain and more rain for weekend

Posted by | December 7, 2018 4:17 pm

From National Weather Service in Charleston:
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Light northeast wind.
Rain, mainly after 3pm. High near 49. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between
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Check out the giant tortoises

Posted by | December 7, 2018 1:35 pm

Giant tortoises are snacking on lettuce in front of Verizon going into the Walmart Plaza today. Stop by with your kids and check them out. And read more about them in next week’s The Press and Standard.

Christmas program at the museum

Posted by | December 7, 2018 5:00 am

Colleton County Memorial Library Children’s Librarian Shiela Keaise entertained youngsters at the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market last week with songs and stories of the season.

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Programs give out toys to local children

Posted by | December 7, 2018 5:00 am

By Sharon Courtney

“Good morning!” “Welcome!” “Please sign in!”
Cheerful voices and beautiful smiles greeted all as they arrived at the Reach One Each One community Christmas celebration hosted by the Ladies of Excellence, Sisters in Action and Boyz II … Read the rest

Crime Briefs

Posted by | December 6, 2018 5:00 pm

Search fines a
different suspect
A Walterboro Police Department officer was in the 1300 block of Bells Highway, checking motels and businesses for signs of a car that had been driven by the suspect in an earlier shoplifting.
He found … Read the rest

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