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Katherine Richardson turned 100 years old on January 12. She was born in 1922 and worked as a postal carrier in Manhattan, N.Y. Sporting a tiara and sash at her birthday party at Magnolias in … more
By HEATHER RUPPE Colleton County Probate Judge Ashley H. Amundson, who has served in the role since 2011, will not seek re-election this year. Amundson made the announcement via press release on … more
By HEATHER RUPPE Colleton County officials are working together to address some residential concerns given to them about criminal incidents occurring near Sure Shots in Walterboro. About two … more

By VICKI BROWN The Edisto Natchez-Kusso Tribal Council in rural Colleton County recently received letters from South Carolina Congressional Representative Nancy Mace and U.S. Senators Tim Scott … more
Dr. Justin K. Mogilski, assistant professor of psychology, has been named a 2022 Breakthrough Star by the University of South Carolina Office of the Vice President for Research. “It is a major … more
The Colleton County VFW Post 12102 and Auxiliary held their Annual Award Ceremony on 14 January in Walterboro. Ten-year pins were presented to Sr. Vice Commander Bill Proctor for service completed in … more
By HEATHER RUPPE An elderly Green Pond man died last week in a house fire. Benjamin Magwood, Jr., 71, of Green Pond, died as a result of the fire. The 71-year-old man was found covered in … more

By VICKI BROWN vbrown@lowcountry.com Music and good words rang out recently at St. Peter’s AME Church on Fishburne Street, as guests and members gathered to dedicate a historic marker. For … more
By VICKI BROWN vbrown@lowcountry.com Colleton County Council has designated the month of February as Black History Month. The resolution was passed at council’s virtual meeting, which was … more
By VICKI BROWN vbrown@lowcountry.com The Lowcountry Regional Airport Commission met Thursday, January 13 and unanimously voted to request that both the City of Walterboro and Colleton County … more
BY VICKI BROWN On Saturday, January 15th, local hunters and property owners were invited to gather at Coastal Electric to voice their concerns regarding hunting with dogs and a recent county … more

By HEATHER RUPPE & VICKI BROWN The local Colleton County Animal Shelter saw a boost in donations last week when Colleton businesses and residents honored the former actress Betty White, who … more
By HEATHER RUPPE A longtime leader for the City of Walterboro is leaving the city to pursue another career opportunity in a nearby government. Current City of Walterboro Assistant Manager … more
By VICKI BROWN vbrown@lowcountry.com Joe and Blanche Hamilton of SS Hamilton Farms in Green Pond recently hosted UNC Chapel Hill’s NC Growth-SmartUp SC Team for a tour and brunch at their … more
By VICKI BROWN vbrown@lowcountry.com Reapportion and redistricting for voting in Colleton County’s east and west districts has been completed. Colleton County Council, following the … more

By VICKI BROWN vbrown@lowcountry.com Walterboro Karate and Defense Arts (WKDA) is making changes and expanding classes after 26 years. Soshi Will Marvin and his mother, Kyoshi Sherry, are … more
By VICKI BROWN vbrown@lowcountry.com Blocker Boys Customs recently hosted the monthly Walterboro Cars and Coffee at their Walterboro business. On the first Sunday of each month, beginning … more
Each month, The Press and Standard offers a promotion for new subscribers. Joyce Crosby was the winner in December. She won a $200 Visa gift card. more
By HEATHER RUPPE & VICKI BROWN All concerned dog hunters and land owners in Colleton County are being invited to attend a public forum this weekend to discuss potential changes being made to the … more

By HEATHER RUPPE The Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce has a new leader. Mark Wysong, 50, of Walterboro, is now the president of the chamber. Wysong was appointed to the position by the … more
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