Monthly Archives: February 2016

Don’t wait ’til it’s too late | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 21, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

As a young girl growing up in Wesley United Methodist Church here in Walterboro, I used to hear the “old soldiers on the battlefield for the Lord” sing, “This may be the last time/This may be the last time, children/This … Read the rest


Colleton’s Choices | Republican Primary | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2016 11:11 pm by The Press and Standard

Unofficial results in the Republican Primary in Colleton County are as follows:

Bush             503

Carson         281

Christie          3

Cruz         1,103

Fiorina          2

Gilmore        0

Huckabee     5

Kasich       223

Paul              4

Rubio       936

Santorum    3

Trump  2,326

Results are not official


10:30 p.m.: S.C. going with Trump | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2016 10:10 pm by The Press and Standard

South Carolina choosing Trump.

Colleton still at 12 of 32 precincts reporting. More updates as they become available.


Colleton Results: 12 of 32 Precincts in | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2016 8:08 pm by The Press and Standard


Variety of events coming up at Edisto | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

As the days get a bit longer and the temperatures soon start to rise, the Edisto Island and Edisto Beach communities have plans in place to make the most of this pristine time of the year. Spring is set to … Read the rest


Waterfowl Association presents awards | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro Chapter of the S.C. Waterfowl Association won Division 3 Chapter of the Year at the Sportsman’s Ball at the Omar Shrine Temple in Mt Pleasant on Friday Feb. 12.  Committee members, from leftare Miles Crosby, Mr. and Mrs. … Read the rest


Softball arrives in Walterboro | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Softball arrived in Colleton County last Saturday, in spite of the cold temperatures.
Colleton County High School’s girls’ softball team hosted its annual Grand Slam Jam Softball Tournament with teams from around the Lowcountry playing at the ACE Basin Recreational … Read the rest


QDMA founder Joe Hamilton presents award | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Johnny Morris, right, the founder and “Chief Fishing Officer” of Bass Pro Shops, received the Joe Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award at the Quality Deer Management Association’s 2016 National Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, recently. The award was bestowed by QDMA founder … Read the rest


UPDATED: Walterboro man killed in crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man was killed the afternoon of Feb. 19 in a one vehicle accident in the northbound lanes of I-95.
Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey reports that John G. Walling, 53, of 694 Buffalo Lane, Walterboro was pronounced dead Read the rest


Local woman wins $1,000 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


The play ‘Deathtrap’ coming March 12-13 to The Colleton Center | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Deathtrap, a wickedly amusing thriller, will cast its spell on audiences at The Colleton Center, 494 Hampton Street in Walterboro, on Saturday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 13, at 2 p.m.
A Tony-nominated “who’ll-do-it” with a record-setting … Read the rest


Reed, Tucci named top nurses | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton Medical Center nurses Florence Reed and Allison Tucci were honored with HCA Excellence in Nursing Awards at a ceremony last week at the hospital.
Reed received the HCA Excellence in Nursing Award for Compassionate Care, presented to a nurse … Read the rest


Hickory Valley Tea held last weekend | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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Photo by KATRENA McCALL HICKORY VALLEY TEA. The ladies of the Red Hat Society were among the throng that attended Saturday’s Hickory Valley Tea held in Douglas Hall at Bethel Presbyterian Church. Proceeds from the event are to be used for remodeling the church’s kitchen.


HICKORY VALLEY TEA. The ladies of the Red Hat Society were among the throng that attended Saturday’s Hickory Valley Tea held in Douglas Hall at Bethel Presbyterian Church. Proceeds from the event are to be used for remodeling the church’s

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Lady Hawks out of playoffs | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 19, 2016 6:06 pm by The Press and Standard

Lady Hawks lose to Curtis Baptist 35 to 36!


Attracting business a recurring theme on city’s to-do list | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 19, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Economic development pops up again and again on Walterboro officials’ to-do list for this year.
At city council’s Feb. 9 meeting City Manager Jeff Molinari offered a short report on the six priorities council members identified during their recent Strategic … Read the rest


Second Math Night held for students | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 19, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

MATH NIGHT_0015 copy MATH NIGHT_0010 copy MATH NIGHT_0007 copyJonae’ Ford, Landon Garvin, Marlasia Ellison and Stephen Davis Long Jr. enjoy the second Math Night held at Bojangle’s in Walterboro. The event is organized by Phillip Taylor Sr. with members of Saints Center Ministries in Walterboro to provide students … Read the rest


Tentative dates set for baseball, softball evaluations | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 19, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Tentative dates for evaluations for baseball and softball at the Walterboro-Colleton Recreation Center are as follows :
Angels: Tuesday, February 23 at 6 p.m.
Ponytails: Tuesday, February 23 at 7 p.m.
Minors: Thursday, February 25 at 6 p.m.
Majors: Thursday, … Read the rest


Pye named to hospital’s board | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 19, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Paul Pye has been named to the board of trustees of Colleton Medical Center. He will replace former board member Ken Hill.
“Colleton Medical Center’s Board of Trustees plays an integral role in the growth and success of our hospital … Read the rest


Harmon celebrates 95th birthday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 19, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Ruby Harmon, front right, celebrated her 95th birthday on Feb. 6 at Pruitt Heathcare, where she lives. She is pictured with five generations of her family. On the back row, from left, are Lydia Kreighbaum, Lori Kreighbaum and Loretta (Sue) … Read the rest


2016 Baseball/Softball Evaluation dates confirmed | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 19, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Evaluations for the Rec Commission baseball and softball teams will be held:

Evaluation Dates: (Weather Permitting)
Angels  (ages 9-10)         Tuesday, February 23 at 6:00pm
Ponytails (ages 11-12)     Tuesday, February 23 at 7:00pm
Minors (ages 9-10)          Thursday, February 25 at 6:00pm… Read the rest


Sendoff to state: CPA basketball team to try for state title | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 19, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton Prep girls’ varsity basketball team will play Curtis Baptist Friday Feb 19 (tonight) at 5 p.m. at Heathwood Hall in Columbia in the first round of the state playoffs.

This morning, the school gathered to form a “tunnel” … Read the rest


Motorcyclist killed in crash on Bells Highway | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 19, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

A 60-year-old Ruffin man was killed Thursday evening when his motorcycle collided with a motor vehicle on Bells Highway.

Karl Williams, 60, of Ruffin was pronounced dead at the Emergency Department of the Colleton Medical Center Thursday at 7:08 p.m. … Read the rest


Beard most valuable Gamecock | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 19, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Lori Beard of Walterboro has been named the Most Valuable Gamecock Club President by the Gamecock Club in Columbia. The award was presented during halftime at the Kentucky basketball game on Saturday Feb. 13.
“This award is being presented to … Read the rest


Pet of the Week | Teddy | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 19, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

PET OF THE WEEK: TEDDY is in a foster home, but very much wants his own forever home. He is a 6-year-old Rottweiler mix. He is healthy and happy, good with other dogs, and also with small children. He loves … Read the rest


Band ensembles win at West Ashley | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 19, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Winter Ensembles competed this past weekend at the 2016 Carolina Winter Ensemble Association Premiere at Ashley Ridge High School in Ladson.
 The Band of Blue Varsity scored a 60.720 and placed second to Summerville High School … Read the rest


New cycling festival scheduled this fall | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 19, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A new festival is coming to Walterboro this fall.
FestiVELO, a USA Cycling sanctioned festival, will be held Nov. 9-14. Based at the Colleton Museum, Farmers Market & Commercial Kitchen, the cycling event will feature daily routes stretching across Colleton … Read the rest


Fish fry to raise funds to help kidney transplant donor, patient | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 18, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro native Keysa Sanders is giving something very special to her cousin, Brenda Jamison — a kidney.
Jamison has kidney failure due to complications from Lupus. The transplant surgery is scheduled for March 23.
Sanders will only be in the … Read the rest


Summit to examine Lowcounty issues | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 18, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

S.C. Senator Margie Bright Matthews will travel to Denmark Friday morning to listen to the future.
Bright Matthews will participate in an Economic Summit at Voorhees College, co-sponsored by the South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus, Voorhees College and the SouthernCarolina … Read the rest


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