Monthly Archives: March 2016

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


Belk gives Black Street $500 | News | The Press and Standard

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

Shontay Smalls, manager of Belk Walterboro, presented a check for $500 to Black Street Early Childhood Development Center Principal Barbara Kulisek last Thursday.
The local Belk raised the funds through its first holiday fundraising campaign, Angel Days. Angel Days provided … Read the rest


CPA inducts new honor society members | News | The Press and Standard

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

Colleton Preparatory Academy inducted new members into its National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society last Friday.
New members are:

NHS
Brittany Brownlee, Joseph Bryan, Sydney Crosby, Fisher Jackson, Caroline Jones, Emily Martin, Reeves Schrimpf

NJHS
Hayden Murdaugh, Brandon … Read the rest


Healthy Tip Campaign to begin next week | News | The Press and Standard

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

Clemson Extension and the board of directors of Eat Smart Move More Colleton County are launching a 12-week Healthy Tip Campaign.  Each Monday for 12 weeks beginning March 7, a new healthy tip will be released. Each tip is simple … Read the rest


PHOTOS: Evening with the Embers | News | The Press and Standard

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

AN “EVENING WITH THE EMBERS” was held Friday Feb. 26 at Dogwood Hills Golf Club, sponsored by the Walterboro-Colleton County Chamber of Commerce. At right, Carlyle Griffin of Walterboro sings with the band. Below, dancers enjoy the music, while above, … Read the rest


Museum director speaks at PEP Club meeting | News | The Press and Standard

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

Colleton Museum director Gary Brightwell and assistant director Jill Chadwick presented a program on the museum at the January meeting of the PEP Club.
Brightwell discussed the history of the Colleton Museum, as well as its current exhibits and local … Read the rest


Groups wanted to help in disaster recovery | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton County LTRG (Lowcountry Long Term Recovery Group) is looking for individuals or groups to volunteer to be part of the recovery effort and help Colleton County residents recover from the October 2015 flood disaster, as well as future … Read the rest


Giving the gift of life | News | The Press and Standard

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

Keysa Sanders and Brenda Jamison have been not only family, but best friends, all their lives.
And now, Sanders is preparing to give Jamison the greatest gift anyone can give: the gift of life.
Jamison was diagnosed with lupus in … Read the rest


PHOTOS: Dinner sale benefits CCHS baseball | News | The Press and Standard

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

Paul Pye, Lawton Huggins, Billy Ackerman and Jamey Copeland were part of the cooking crew for the CCHS baseball perlo fundraiser. Other cooks not pictured included Kyle Strickland, Dr. Sam Hazel, David Turner, Miles Sanders, Edward Culpepper and Steve Sanders. … Read the rest


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