Helping local kids

Posted by | September 7, 2018 5:00 pm

United Neighbors in Touch with the Youth (U.N.I.T.Y.) Mentor Program applications are now available online on the website, Printed copies for mentors and students are available at The Press and Standard and the Colleton County Memorial Library.
The U.N.I.T.Y. … Read the rest

Got your hurricane plan ready?

Posted by | September 7, 2018 12:57 pm

National Hurricane Center:

At 1100 AM AST , the center of Tropical Storm Florence was located near latitude 25.0 North, longitude 51.8 West.

Florence is moving toward the west near 8 mph (13 km/h), and this general motion is expected … Read the rest

Business celebrates 50 years

Posted by | September 7, 2018 5:00 am

June McRoy of Edisto Beach, owner of BMK Distributors Inc. in Walterboro, was honored for the business’ 50th anniversary last Wednesday by representatives of REMA, a supplier of automotive and industrial tools with whom BMK has been doing business since … Read the rest

Let the games begin!

Posted by | September 7, 2018 5:00 am

The Colleton Medical Center staff was excited to kick-off the football season by wearing their favorite team colors and enjoying a tailgate-style lunch in the café on Friday. Employees throughout the facility represented their teams with jerseys, shirts and all … Read the rest

Crime Briefs

Posted by | September 6, 2018 5:00 pm

Money and
A Walterboro man was taken into custody on multiple charges the morning of Aug. 30 following a traffic stop on ACE Basin Parkway.
A Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputy was working routine traffic enforcement on ACE Basin … Read the rest

Flames destroy plantation home

Posted by | September 6, 2018 9:40 am


A massive Green Pond area residence burned to the ground over night.
Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel were called to Myrtle Grove Plantation at 6938 White Hall Road on Thursday at approximately 6:30 p.m.
Colleton County Fire-Rescue … Read the rest

Carmichael to retire from USC Salk

Posted by | September 6, 2018 5:00 am

Dr. Ann C. Carmichael, dean of the University of South Carolina Palmetto College’s USC Salkehatchie Campus, has announced her retirement, effective December 31, following a 35-year career in higher education. She has served as USC Salkehatchie Campus dean since 2000.… Read the rest

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