Monthly Archives: December 2015

Coloring contest winner gets new bicycle | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 7, 2015 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Second-grader Richard Leyva of Northside Elementary was the county-wide winner of a new bicycle in Colleton Fire-Rescue’s coloring contest which was offered to all second-graders in the county schools during Fire Prevention Month in October. The students had to correctly … Read the rest


Feeding the hungry | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 7, 2015 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Recently, Laura Clark’s fourth period Social Entrepreneur Class raised money for St. Jude’s Episcopal Church’s annual Thanksgiving dinner. The fundraiser included paracord bracelets and paracord key chains, all made by the students. In 11 days, Oct. 16-Nov. 3, the students … Read the rest


Students learn about SPAWAR | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 7, 2015 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

A group of Colleton County High School students learned about life in the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, SPAWAR, in Charleston last week.
Lakeisha Williams, the research scientist and STEM programs manager with SPAWAR, explained that the center provides … Read the rest


Firefighters contain damage from leaking gas line | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 7, 2015 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro and Colleton County fire personnel spent several hours on Leith Lane Friday evening, working to ensure that the tower of flames from a ruptured natural gas line did not endanger nearby structures.
City firefighters were called to the 200 … Read the rest


Man pulling trailer of Christmas decorations killed | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 7, 2015 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man was killed Saturday evening when the farm tractor he was driving was struck by another vehicle on Maple Ridge Road.
Colleton County Deputy Coroner Richard Carter said Ronnie Sylvester Generette, 54, of Walterboro, was pronounced dead at … Read the rest


Cheese making made easy | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 7, 2015 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Ted and Susan Chewning took over the teaching facility  at the Colleton Commercial Kitchen Thursday night, transforming it into an Italian farmhouse kitchen to demonstrate the process of making soft cheeses.
While Ted was making mozzarella, Susan was preparing ricotta.… Read the rest


Williams gets CCBDSN award | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 7, 2015 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Geneatha Williams was honored recently, receiving the Happy McLeod Employee of the Year Award at the Colleton County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs annual employee recognition dinner.
Williams has been employed with Colleton County Board of Disabilities and Special … Read the rest


Thank you, law enforcement, for caring, dedication | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 7, 2015 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

There’s a television show called “Cold Case” where investigators solve decades-old cases that everyone else has given up on. That only happens in the movies, right?
Not this week. This week it happened right here in Walterboro. Officers from the … Read the rest


Colorado shooting suspect was former county resident | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 2, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The man in custody in connection with a Friday shooting spree at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic spent approximately a decade as a resident of Colleton County.
According to a collection of 13 Colleton County Sheriff’s Office incident reports, … Read the rest


Simmons to head Christmas parade | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 2, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Horace Simmons, sitting on his Henderson Street front porch one day last week, said he was “shocked and surprised” when he learned he had been named the honorary parade marshal for the Walterboro Christmas Parade.
“I … Read the rest


Charges filed in 37-year-old murder | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 2, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Wednesday morning, Walterboro Police Chief Wade Marvin announced that the decades-old investigation into the murder of Gwendolyn Elaine Fogle had reached a conclusion.
Marvin reported that on Monday, Walterboro Police Department Corporal Gean Johnson of the city’s detective bureau had … Read the rest


CCHS presents fall sports awards

Posted on December 2, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

By ROBERT DRIGGERS
coachdriggers@yahoo.com
Colleton County High School held its fall athletic awards ceremony Sunday night in the performing arts center recognizing the fall sport athletes.  The following athletes were presented awards in each fall sport.

VOLLEYBALL
Best offense: Alyssia … Read the rest


Three War Hawks selected for SCISA All-Star game

Posted on December 2, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

By LORI BEARD
lbeard@colletonprep.org
The rewards of winning the region and playing in the state championship game have materialized with the naming of three War Hawk football players to the SCISA North/South All-star game: quarterback Brian Murdaugh, linebacker Scott Kramer … Read the rest


Salley first Cougar All-Star since 2008

Posted on December 2, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

By ROBERT DRIGGERS
coachdriggers@yahoo.com
Linebacker Nick Salley has been selected to participate in the North/South All-Star football game to be played Dec, 12 at Mrytle Beach High School Stadium.  Kick-off is set for noon.
Salley was a three-year lettermen and … Read the rest


In times like these, don’t judge

Posted on December 2, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

There is a popular idiom that says, “Life is just a bowl of cherries,” interpreted to mean that everything in life is going well, and that we should live life carefree. It is often intended to be used humorously to … Read the rest


CPA Basketball

Posted on December 2, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

CPA JV Hawks fall to Thomas Heyward
The JV Lady Hawks lost 21-17 to the Rebels on Nov. 24.  Coach Nicole Cain said that they played well considering they have only been able to practice as a whole team 4 … Read the rest


Indians Play

Posted on December 2, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

USC Salkehatchie lost to East Georgia College 86-92 Nov. 24 in a hard-fought game.     Games coming up are Dec. 4, 10 and 15 all at 7 p.m. in the USC Salkehatchie gym in Walterboro.   Admission is $5 for adults, $3 … Read the rest


Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Trot held

Posted on December 2, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The annual Turkey Trot 5K and Walk was held by the Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce Thanksgiving morning. Winners were:

Top 5 Male
Finishers 5K
1. Shelton Reynolds – 17:45
2. Trent Terry – 17:49
3. Trevor Wilson – 18:30
4. … Read the rest


Life Blooms Eternally

Posted on December 2, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Some 250 floral umbrellas were arranged around Gladys Whiddon Park in Forest Hills last Tuesday by staff members of Agape Hospice in Walterboro. The group also put out umbrellas in Beaufort, Hampton and Charleston counties. Memorial umbrellas were purchased in … Read the rest


Walterboro mom gets to join her Navy son for Thanksgiving

Posted on December 2, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

A 2012 Colleton County High School graduate and Walterboro, South Carolina native serving in the U.S. Navy was selected to participate in a special event which reunited service members stationed in Norfolk, Va., with their families for Thanksgiving.
Fireman Apprentice … Read the rest


Donations needed for fruit baskets

Posted on December 2, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Fruit baskets, T-shirts, hats and socks are being collected
to be given to the men and women of the Veterans Victory House, Special Gatherings
and the Senior Center.
“There are approximately 350 people between the three area centers,” said Ben … Read the rest


Cottageville parade Saturday

Posted on December 2, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The Town of Cottageville will hold its annual Christmas parade Saturday Dec. 5 starting
at 11 a.m. Applications for entries are being accepted.
Line-up will begin at 10 a.m. at Jacksonboro Road (near Hwy. 17A). The parade will end at … Read the rest


Clemson to give away free trees starting Monday Dec. 7

Posted on December 2, 2015 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Clemson Extension Office will celebrate Arbor Day by giving away trees.
The tree giveaway will be held in conjunction
with the Colleton County Master Gardener Association’s monthly Brown Bag Lunch. Trees will be given away beginning at … Read the rest


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