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I love my little grandsons. I really do. But sometimes I want to pull out my hair and just scream. I have four grandchildren; three are under the age of two and a half, are all boys, and quite … more
Years ago, my husband and young sons convinced me to go river rafting. I pictured myself gently floating down a river in a fat air filled boat and it sounded like a good idea. So we made reservations … more
The democrat progressives have had a bad week in their effort to put President Trump in jail and interfere with the election in November. First, the fiction based trail in New York ran into a … more

Recently, my mother’s clan had a family reunion. Getting to see everyone was fun, but I dreaded hearing the same question asked over and over by rarely seen family members: “What have you been … more
April 24th, the City of Walterboro had a ribbon cutting ceremony for receipt of USDA Rural Development funding. USDA awarded the city $112,100 for the following projects: Police Dep. – … more
I have been a student of American History for over 60 years. I have never read or witnessed anything like the urgent and aggressive attempt by our current government to establish a plan for total … more
I am sick and tired of the anti-Semitic protests across America, and especially on our university campuses, where they create the potential for violence. Violent demonstrations are not the main … more

PART TWO: The Dress If you read my last week’s column, you will remember that this is a continuation of the fiasco that was my son’s wedding. Nothing I plan ever goes well, and this wedding … more
As a board-certified dermatologist, I regularly treat patients with the most common cancer in the U.S., nonmelanoma skin cancer, affecting 3.3 million Americans yearly, including roughly 68,000 in … more
By Vicki Brown PART ONE: The Party My youngest son was getting married. It was the first wedding in our immediate family, and I wanted it to be special. But with my luck, do you really think it … more
I love Easter. I love the flowers, the candy, the pastel colors, and the Resurrection celebration. And this year, I decided to do something special. But of course, with my horrible luck, it didn’t … more

Here are just two paragraphs of the letter exactly as written: "For over a year, House Republicans have been investigating President Biden in an effort to find something — anything — to hurt … more
GAS IS OVER $3.29 A GALLON AND CLIMBING, YET BIDEN WILL NOT RESTART KEYSTONE PIPELINE Today the price per barrel of oil is over $85.00 and it is still climbing. Do you remember why? We could be … more
Hello friends, I know you probably believe all I ever think about is politics and current events. That simply is not all there is to me. Below is a true story I experienced a few days … more
From a personal and professional perspective, I have huge concerns over the proposed gas-fired power plant that I think residents of Colleton County should be aware of, including: · Bill … more

The Press and Standard welcomes the opinions of our readers in the form of letters to the editor. Any submissions containing personal attacks the newspaper deems to be of a libelous nature (a … more
I am a third-generation farmer from Colleton County. And, while I have not always been a farmer by trade, since I retired from Richland County Government in 2023, Gibson Farms, LLC has become my … more
By Vicki Brown   I have a horror of being a hostess. If you have read my column lately, you know why. But the worst is yet to come, and that is the Saga for today. It’s a moment that will … more
By Vicki Brown   I’ve said it before. I am the Queen of Disasters. It happens every single time I invite people over for dinner. It never fails. I think it’s because I judged someone … more

WHAT IN THE WORLD? If you can clear your thinking of our politics and government intrusions, consider looking at the world we live in. You need to understand we now face the threat of four … more
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