Monthly Archives: March 2016

Truck rolls over on man on Hendersonville Highway | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A March 6 crash on Hendersonville Highway sent a 62-year-old man to the Emergency Department of Colleton Medical Center following the two-vehicle wreck, just north of Jonesville Road at 3:43 a.m.

A small northbound SUV crossed into the path of … Read the rest


Man charged in vehicle break-ins | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man faces multiple criminal charges in connection with a rash of vehicle break-ins throughout the Mayfield Terrace area.
Law enforcement officers concluded that the break-ins had occurred sometime between the evening of March 1 and the morning of … Read the rest


Man shot on Gruber Street | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro police are continuing their investigation into a shooting at a Walterboro park on Gruber Street early on the morning of March 6.
Police were initially sent to the Lincoln Apartments on Witsell Street on a shots-fired call March 6 … Read the rest


Pastor Sarah Bell Rice | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

Pastor Sarah Bell Rice, 81, passed away on Tuesday: March 8, 2016 in Summerville.. Born on July 05, 1934 she is the daughter of the late Mr. Henry Rice and Ms. Sarah Green and beloved Pastor of the Antioch Church … Read the rest


Mother Ethel Mae Lewis | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

Mother Ethel Mae Lewis, 91, passed away on Saturday: March 5, 2016 in Mount Pleasant. Born to Mr. Quiillie Harrison and Ms. Francene Brunson, on April 27, 1945, She was a native of Round O, SC.  Public Visitation will be … Read the rest


Phoebe Bennett Hiott | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO: Mrs. Phoebe Bennett Hiott, 94, entered into eternal rest Saturday, March 5, 2016 at the home of her daughter surrounded by her loving family. Phoebe was born on October 13, 1921 in Lodge, SC to the late Eddie Bennett … Read the rest


Harper Lewell Gruber | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

ROUND O: Mr. Harper Lewell Gruber, husband of the late Serena Rhode Gruber, passed away Sunday at the Veterans Victory House. He was 91.

Mr. Gruber was born in Branchville, SC September 2, 1924 a son of the late John … Read the rest


Timothy Wayne Thornton | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO:             Timothy Wayne Thornton died Sunday February 28, 2016 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Florida from injuries sustained in an Automobile accident. He was 38.

Timothy was born in Columbus, GA June 20, 1977 a son of Harriett Ritter … Read the rest


‘February in Walterboro’ as seen by visitor | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By TIM SELBEL

February 26, 2016 — This week the political media frenzy swirls through South Carolina like a transient storm.  Last Saturday the GOP held its presidential primary here and this Saturday the Democrats hold theirs.  As pundits dissect … Read the rest


Broderick to run for state representative | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro City Councilman James Broderick has announced he will run for the South Carolina House of Representatives seat for the 121st District.
Broderick, running as a Republican, will seek to succeed current St. Rep. Kenneth Hodges, D-Green Pond, who announced … Read the rest


CCHS Student Council celebrates Dr. Seuss Day with NES

Posted on March 8, 2016 11:11 pm by Cindy Crosby

The senior members of the Colleton County High School Student Council visited Northside Elementary on Wednesday, March 2 in celebration of Dr. Seuss Day. Mrs. Becky Goodwin, CCHS Student Council Advisor, coordinated the visit where members of student council gave … Read the rest


Eisenhower Wiggins | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Mr. Eisenhower Wiggins, affectionately known by many as “Ike”, age 61, of Awendaw, entered into rest Sunday afternoon, February 28, 2016, at the Roper Hospital in Charleston.

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon, March 5, 2016, at 1 o’clock from … Read the rest


Sandra Evelyn Groves | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 8, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Ms. Sandra Evelyn Groves, 62, of Walterboro, passed away Thursday, March 3, 2016 at the Life Care Center of Charleston.

Funeral services were held 3 pm, Sunday, March 6, 2016 at The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Home, Walterboro … Read the rest


Dora Lee Cusack | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 8, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Dora Lee Cusack, 99, of North Charleston, South Carolina, widow of Joseph Bruce Cusack, Jr. entered  into eternal rest Saturday, March 5, 2016. Her funeral service will be held Tuesday, March 8, 2016 , in J. HENRY STUHR INC. NORTHWOODS … Read the rest


Harry Constantine Demosthenes, Jr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 8, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

IMG_0180Harry Constantine Demosthenes, Jr., died peacefully in Charleston, SC, surrounded by his children and family on February 29, 2016.

He was born at Fort Jackson, SC on May 15, 1942, and spent his childhood in the Lowcountry of Beaufort. Here … Read the rest


James W. “Sunny” Liston | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 8, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

James W. “Sunny” Liston, of Penrose, NC, passed away at his home on Saturday, February 27, 2016, following a long illness. He was born in Colleton County, SC, near Smoaks, in September of 1929, son of the late J.D. and … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Soccer blankets Stratford

Posted on March 7, 2016 11:11 pm by Cindy Crosby

Amiyah Robinson scored two goals in Colleton County's 9-0 win over Stratford. Photo by Jim Killian

Amiyah Robinson scored two goals in Colleton County’s 9-0 win over Stratford. Photo by Jim Killian

The Colleton County Varsity Lady Cougar Soccer team shut-out Stratford, 9-0, tonight at Cougar Stadium.

Allyn Wiggins scored four goals and had four assists … Read the rest


Wine tasting held at Arts Council | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 7, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Arts Council held a wine tasting last week. More information and pictures in this week’s edition of The Press and Standard.


Terry Lee Carpenter | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 7, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Terry Lee Carpenter, 58, passed away Saturday, March 5, 2016 at his daughter’s residence in Sylva, N.C.

Terry lived in the Round O area for many years.

He is survived by his parents, 2 siblings, 2 daughters and 6 grandchildren.… Read the rest


Man struck by gunfire | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 7, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro Police are investigating an early Sunday morning shooting that sent one man to Colleton Medical Center for treatment.

Officers from the Walterboro Police Department were called to the Lincoln Apartments on Witsell Street Sunday at approximately 1:20 a.m. When … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Let us all stay focused on the good
Dear Editor:
I have some questions about all the talk about the love for our downtown historic district. I totally love Washington Street (aka Main Street.) Compared to so many other towns, … Read the rest


Just how did Donald Trump win S.C.? | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

There are many stories coming out of the South Carolina Republican presidential primary.
Donald Trump’s big win secured all 50 of the Palmetto State’s delegates. Jeb Bush failed to hit double-digits and ended his bid. And Sen. Tim Scott, arguably … Read the rest


Signing for Edisto River book planned Tuesday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Friends of the Colleton County Memorial Library will hold a book signing for “Edisto River: Black Water Crown Jewel” on Tuesday March 8 from 6-7 p.m. at the library. Authors Larry Price, Rosie Price and Susan Kammeraad-Campbell will also … Read the rest


It’s OK to laugh | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Given some of the situations in the world in which we presently live, if we didn’t take the time to laugh a little, some of us might just lose our minds. However, there are those of us who feel that … Read the rest


CCEPA asking for help during Severe Weather/Flood Safety Week | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Severe Weather Awareness Week is adding emphasis to flood safety this year and has become Severe Weather and Flood Safety Week to be observed next week, March 6-12.  This year it will again be jointly sponsored by Colleton County Emergency … Read the rest


Surviving this crisis will take a miracle | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Like all married couples, Widdle Baby and I have faced challenges: death, surgery, Atkins, the usual. Through it all, we’ve stayed strong and committed.
Now there’s a new crisis, and surviving this will take a miracle. We are remodeling. And … Read the rest


Bruins writes book | News | The Press and Standard

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

Carol J. Bruins has decided to follow in the footsteps of her husband, John Bruins, in writing a book of her memories.
“Living Memories” is about a little town in Minnesota, its way of life, farms and other stories. Carol … Read the rest


Band of Blue members perform in honor band | News | The Press and Standard

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

Seven Band of Blue members from Colleton County High School and Colleton County Middle School performed at the 2016 South Carolina Band Directors Association Region 4 Honor Band Clinic at the Charleston School of the Arts on  Feb. 26-27.
Each … Read the rest


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