Monthly Archives: March 2016

Wacky Wednesday held at Cottageville Elementary | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 13, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Wacky Wednesday/Dr. Seuss’s birthday celebration was held at Cottageville Elementary School March 3.
The students enjoyed a fun-filled day beginning with parents eating breakfast with the students.
Among those participating were: Melinda Anderson – fourth grade teacher; Jane Pence … Read the rest


What’s wrong with this picture? | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 13, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By now you’ve probably heard about Leigh Anne Arthur, a teacher at the Career and Technology Center at Union County High School.
To recap: Her phone was stolen from her classroom by a student. He opened her photo gallery and … Read the rest


Cottageville holds elections | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

First-grade classes at Cottageville Elementary held elections recently to nominate a classroom president.  A second election was held to nominate the overall first-grade president.  During the election process, each student showed his or her “ID card” and was given a … Read the rest


Workshops for farmers market grants to be next week | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Clemson Cooperative Extension, in partnership with USDA-Rural Development is offering two workshops in South Carolina, providing technical assistance to help potential grant applicants understand, develop, and submit their Federal grant applications for the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Programs … Read the rest


Community garden planted at library | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Memorial Library’s Community Garden has started fresh in 2016.  With the help of Alta Mae Marvin of Clemson’s Institute for Economic and Community Development, and the Master Gardener Club members Kathleen (Sister) Padgett, Sallie Stephens, and Anita … Read the rest


Smoke in the ‘Boro next weekend at Coastal Electric | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton Center and Coastal Electric Cooperative’s community assistance program, the Coastal Electric Trust Incorporated, (both 501(c)(3) organizations,) will co-host the South Carolina Barbeque Association (SCBA) Cook-Off on the weekend of Friday, March 18th and Saturday, March 19th at Coastal … Read the rest


Stanley wins essay contest | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Megan Grace Stanley won first place in the “Speuter” Essay Contest held last semester at Forest Hills Elementary School. She was presented her award last week by “Speuter the Cat” and “Speuter the Dog.”
The award is part of a … Read the rest


PHOTOS: Students celebrate Dr. Seuss | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Schools around the county celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday last Wednesday with a variety of activities. Local officials from Colleton Medical Center, the Walterboro Police Department, Colleton County Sheriff’s Office, Colleton Fire-Rescue, S.C. Highway Patrol, Walterboro Fire Department, Colleton County School … Read the rest


Promise Zone releases long-term strategic plan | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A broad, long-term strategic action plan for the six-county S.C. Lowcountry Promise Zone envisions a collaborative effort to provide omnipresent regional high-speed Internet access, develop a shovel-ready mega-site for jobs, build a sustainability culture, and reshape public education and health … Read the rest


Emergency Services softball tourney held | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Charleston County’s St. John’s Fire Department left Walterboro Saturday night with  the winner’s trophy and bragging rights in the Fifth Annual Emergency Services Softball Tournament held at the Colleton County Recreation Center. Ten teams started the tournament March 5 at … Read the rest


Lady Cougar soccer earns back-to-back wins | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN
The Colleton County Lady Cougar Soccer team opened up its regular season with a 5-1 win over Berkeley at home on Tuesday, March 1.
Amiyah Robinson scored, with an assist by Caroline … Read the rest


CCMS Junior Scholars selected | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Five eighth-grade students from Colleton County Middle School — Matilyn Griffin, Ashley Beach, Ashlyn Ballew, Madison Strickland and Bennie Bernache —were named to the S.C. Junior Scholars Program for the 2015-2016 school year. The students who qualified were required to … Read the rest


PHOTOS: Wine tasting held at arts council | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Arts Council held a wine tasting last Thursday. Above is Gilda Barnwell. Top right, Ashley Amundson gets a wine sample. Lower right, Corey Hendren and Scott Harvin.

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PHOTOS: Reenactors honor those who died at the Battle of Broxton Bridge | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by JEFF KRAMER

On the southern end of Broxton Bridge Plantation there is an old battleground, complete with all the breastworks, left over from the south’s defenses on February 1, 1865 — 151 years ago. The northern army was … Read the rest


New Hampton Inn going up on Cane Branch Road | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Workers moving dirt on Cane Branch Road have been dodging rain since January as they complete the site work on what will be a new four-story motel.
The large parcel of land in the 100 block … Read the rest


Nieves selected All-Region | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Colleton County High School Cougar basketball player Tristen Nieves was named to the Region VIII-AAAA All-Region boys team this past week.
Nieves traveled to Puerto Rico on February 26-28 after being extended a try-out for the … Read the rest


Off the Field | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Megan Charity Calloway is a junior at Colleton County High School, where she is a thrower for the Cougar Track and Field team. She is the daughter of Emanuel and Beverly Calloway of Walterboro. Her grandmother … Read the rest


PHOTOS: Paws at the Plantation | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by JESSE MUSGRAVE and JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

The fifth annual Paws at the Plantation was held on Saturday March 5 from 5-9 p.m. at Orange Grove Plantation in Hendersonville.  Jimmy Fitts catered BBQ and grilled chicken, and “Going to the … Read the rest


Healthy Tip of the Week | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

This is the first in a series of Healthy Tips of the Week offered by Clemson Extension Service and Eat Smart Move More.


Salk celebrates colon cancer awareness | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

USC Salkehatchie wore blue for National Colon Cancer Awareness Day March 4 and in support of Professor Shannon Belangia (second row, far right in picture at left) who is a colon cancer survivor. Above, Salk nursing students show their support. … Read the rest


Workshop on applying for grants Tuesday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Clemson Cooperative Extension, in partnership with USDA-Rural Development is offering two workshops in South Carolina, providing technical assistance to help potential grant applicants understand, develop, and submit their Federal grant applications for the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Programs … Read the rest


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