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The Colleton County Museum and Farmers Market held its Black History Celebration on Sunday afternoon, February 25th at the Colleton Civic Center. The event was full of music, education, and a … more
The Colleton County chapter of The Citadel Club held it largest annual fundraiser February 24. The fundraiser provides scholarships for Colleton County students who choose to attend The … more
Sergeant Jackson Lee Riley & Hydro, the tandem that forms the Walterboro Police Department K9 Unit, recently stopped by the Press and Standard offices for a demonstration. Check out the video … more

In an emergency town meeting February 5, Cottageville Mayor Donald Dulin surrounded by members of Cottageville Town Council presided over a meeting with an agenda of discussing the disbanding of the … more
Another great “Son” of Colleton County, The Reverend Dr. John Harold Gillison and youngest of eight siblings, was born October 26, 1938 in Hendersonville, South Carolina to Reverend George … more
The Legacy of Molly Graham continues highlighting her great granddaughter Bertha Lee Bryant-Givens. She was the daughter of Jake and Rebecca Bryant. Reverend Bertha L. Bryant-Givens was the second of … more
A Summerville woman was killed, and two others injured, in a two vehicle head-on collision on Cottageville Hwy. (US Hwy 17-A) east of the Town of Cottageville Tuesday evening February 6. 9-1-1 … more

Special referee Walter Tollison on Monday filed an order with how Murdaugh’s remaining $1.8 million in funds will be disbursed. After unsuccessful attempts at mediation the decision was handed … more
This week’s spotlight is on McGill, a Whiteface Capuchin Monkey. McGill is roughly seven years old and came to Bee City as a rescue. A native of Central and South America, he is one of the most … more
This week’s spotlight is on Rashen Pinckney a fire fighter with the Walterboro Fire Department. Pinckney was born and raised in Walterboro went to Colleton County High School and College in … more

The Band of Blue will perform in the Endymion Mardi Gras Parade in New Orleans, Louisiana on Saturday, February 10th.  This will be the fifth time the Band of Blue has marched in this … more
Following a rigorous evaluation of performance standards, Colleton Medical Center Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® as a Certified Stroke … more
Judge Jean Toal denied Alex Murdaugh’s bid for a new double-murder trial on Monday, January 29th after his defense team accused a clerk of court of tampering with a jury. Toal announced her … more
This week’s spotlight is on Dr. April Cone, Dean of the University of South Carolina Salkehatchie. Originally from Barnwell, S.C., Dr. Cone graduated from Barnwell High School and went directly … more

Coffee with the Congressman included Chief John Glenn Creel of the Edisto Natchez Kusso Tribe of South Carolina( ENKTSC) at The Shelter Kitchen and Bar on Mt. Pleasant Friday morning. Creel was able … more
For the first time in 28 years Colleton County Memorial Library has a new children’s librarian. Mrs. Jimmy McClellan comes to Walterboro by way of just about everywhere due to her Dad being in the … more
Alex Murdaugh appeared at a pre-trial public status hearing Tuesday, January 16 where former South Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Jean Toal set parameters for an upcoming hearing later this … more
This week’s spotlight is on Scott Biering, Colleton County Council Member, and owner of Bee City Zoo. Bering’s father, Archie, retired from the Naval Shipyard in Charleston and started working … more

The Bedon-Lucas house was buzzing with activity as the Colleton County Historical and Preservation Society (CCHAPS) held their annual meeting on Thursday, January 11, 2024. Members of the society … more
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