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I was so excited to go to kindergarten that I almost made my parents crazy. On the first day, I was wearing a church dress and new shoes. I was so proud of those black patent leather shoes; they … more
Well, I’m back...just like one of those annoying relatives who won’t stop calling. After taking a nasty fall, which I did survive…sort of, I am back to regale you with wisdom. My latest … more
Dear The Press and Standard Editor, I am writing to express my appreciation for the almost decade of work and athletic coverage from Sports writer Cindy Crosby. In a world of negative stories, … more

We commend Colleton County Council for sending the one-cent sales tax to the ballot in November. If Colleton voters say yes to this, the ongoing one-cent sales tax will create millions of dollars … more
Letter to the Editor: A recent headline in this paper (July 15, 2022) caught my eye: “Regional airports powering economy in the Southern Carolina Region.” When I read “The hum of an … more
Dear Editor: Here is Electric Car Information Not Talked About: Repeated cycle of charging and discharging degrades the battery over time. It also decreases the amount of charge the battery … more
By: Mae Frances Bing The Press and Standard is happy announce another series coming to our paper. We want to make community news are main priority. Therefore, we thought hearing from our tiny … more

Last week, we reported to you that the geographic lines for the lines in our Colleton County School District have changed. If you are looking on a map, each of the seven districts that comprise our … more
By Mae Frances Bing While doing some self-reflection the last few days, I can across an interesting article by INC. on the fear of taking risk that I would like to share with you. Taking risk can … more
By: Mae Frances Bing As you probably seen on the front page, I’m the new editor here at the Press and Standard. If you didn’t notice me on the front, look for the black and white photo of the … more
By: Mae Frances Bing Micro Extraordinary is a platform I originally started with The Hampton County Guardian in the summer of 2020. Fresh out of college with my bachelor’s in journalism, I … more

By: Vicki Brown When I was 16, my family bought a camper. Luckily, my front teeth had been knocked out in a car accident, so we used the insurance money to pay for it. We didn’t know beans about … more
Every fisherman has a story. Most of them are “fish tales” and as the story is told, the real fish that was caught grows into a whopper. Not so for my middle sister…the snarky one. One … more
We encourage more residents to vote. In the recent statewide primaries, the entire state of South Carolina averaged a 17.05 percent voter turnout, according to the S.C. Election Commission. About … more
Time for a changeDear Editor, Another car plant is announced for Savannah Georgia to go along with the billion-dollar battery plant in North Carolina, as well as the 150,000 per year car … more

Recently, several Colleton County residents stood in front the podium at a Colleton County Council meeting and asked that council members give a second look at a list of projects that are set to be … more
By Vicki Brown I feel rather sorry for dads. While most moms instinctively know what to do when a baby comes, dads are usually clueless. They adapt as time progresses and learn how to roll with … more
There are few things in this world that will send me into a screaming panicked frenzy. A snake will do it every time. When I was a small child, there was a set of green books on our small bookcase … more
Our wildlife deserves our protection. In Colleton County, we are blessed to live amid abundant natural resources. We are surrounded by national preserves and state parks. We live among flowing rivers … more

Dear Editor, I am concerned about Colleton County. In times like these, people really need the savior of the world. So much things is happening right now. They need to try and get close to God. … more
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