Monthly Archives: March 2016

Vernon O’Quinn | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 21, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Senior Chief Petty Officer Vernon O’Quinn, United States Navy (Ret.), age 88, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Sunday morning, March 13, 2016, at the Pruitt Heath Care Center in Walterboro. He was twice married, first to the … Read the rest


School Board has just ‘kicked the can down the road’ | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

During his regular Human Resources Department update at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Colleton County Board of Education Assistant Superintendent Cliff Warren remarked that Colleton County might benefit from the 117 teaching positions being cut from the Charleston County School … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

To dream the  impossible dream
(Written by Norman Brown in celebration of Black History Month)

From the time a mother and father conceive their first child, hoping their baby grows up strong and healthy, maturing into a respectful, strong gentleman … Read the rest


Sidelines | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

Change, admittedly, is something I am not good at accepting. But, I am not alone. In fact, many people find change difficult because of the unknowns. Sometimes, change is for the best and leaves us wondering what took us so … Read the rest


Wine, shopping: ­ What could be better? | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

Tar-jzay just got more interesting.
America’s second-largest retailer has rolled out an option that will make Chicago yoga moms weep for joy: Sip wine while you spend the kids’ college fund on Lilly Pulitzer dresses.
Last August, Big T applied … Read the rest


Magwood captures state title for Cougars

Posted on March 19, 2016 6:06 pm by Cindy Crosby

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School Cougar Strength and Conditioning team competed in the SCHSSCA State Tournament on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at White Knoll High School. Junior, David Magwood captured a state championship for CCHS in the 180 Weight … Read the rest


Montjoy commits to play soccer for USC-Salk

Posted on March 19, 2016 5:05 pm by Cindy Crosby

Colleton County High School senior, Taylor Montjoy, committed to play soccer for USC Salkehatchie in the 2016-17 season, following the win over Goose Creek on Friday, March 18.

According to Lady Cougar’s Coach Danny Wiggins, Coach Bill Glass of the … Read the rest


IN PHOTOS | ‘Deathtrap’ presented in Hampton Street Auditorium | News | The Press and Standard

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

Photos by JEFF MUSGRAVE
Christine Grefe played Myra Bruhl, who got murdered by Rodney Vaughn (as Clifford Anderson) in Coastal Stage Production’s play “Deathtrap” in Hampton Street Auditorium last weekend. At right, Clifford gets strangled by Roscoe Sandlin, who played … Read the rest


Nine complete basic Storm Spotters Training | News | The Press and Standard

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

On Tuesday March 8, nine people became officially certified as storm spotters.  The training was organized by Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Agency and the National Weather Service in Charleston, which conducted the in-depth training at Colleton County High School.
Blair … Read the rest


Entries open for Miss Rice Festival Pageant | News | The Press and Standard

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

Photo by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE
Entries for the Miss Rice Festival Pageant are being accepted through March 25.  The pageant will be April 9 in the CCHS Performing Arts Center. Beauty entry is free. Divisions are offered for ages infant-12 and … Read the rest


IN PHOTOS: Colleton Adult Theatre play ‘Almost Maine’ | News | The Press and Standard

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

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

The Colleton County Arts Council and Colleton Adult Theatre presented the John Cariani play “Almost, Maine” on Friday and Saturday March 11-12 at the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market.  Directed by Selah Mitchell, the cast included … Read the rest


Young Eagles learn to fly | News | The Press and Standard

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

Taylor Stamper of Ladson learns about flying with Roy Carson in his home-built Vann RV7 airplane. Carson has been a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association for 25 years. He and other pilots helped give 23 students a taste of … Read the rest


Second annual coyote workshop planned for Webb Wildlife Center | News | The Press and Standard

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

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources, in conjunction with members of the South Carolina Trappers Association, will host a Coyote Trapping and Management Workshop at the Webb Wildlife Center in Hampton County on March 23-24.

The workshop will start at … Read the rest


Jones hitting recruiting trail hard for Salk Volleyball | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Amanda Jones was announced as the University of South Carolina Salkehatchie women’s head volleyball coach for the 2016-17 season at the beginning of the year by Athletic Director Jane Brewer. The volleyball program will be returning … Read the rest


Wiggins scores 100th career goal for Lady Cougar Soccer

Posted on March 19, 2016 12:12 pm by Cindy Crosby

Fourteen minutes into the second half of the Colleton County Lady Cougar’s soccer game last night, with a shot from just inside the 18-yard line, Allyn Wiggins would score her fourth goal of the evening against Goose Creek. That goal … Read the rest


CCHS to host Winter Ensemble State Championships Saturday

Posted on March 19, 2016 10:10 am by Cindy Crosby

The Band of Blue will host the Winter Ensemble SCBDA State Championships on Saturday, March 19 at Colleton County High School. Over 20 schools from across South Carolina will have ensemble groups competing in the all-day event.THE BAND OF BLUE FB LOGO 2012

Colleton County Middle … Read the rest


Colleton Prep Chorus’ Dash of the Decades | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

Story and Photos by LORI BEARD

An estimated 70 runners and walkers participated in the first year of the Dash of the Decades on Saturday, March 12.
Participants could wear clothes from their favorite decade of music.  Debbie Avant and … Read the rest


Warrior Ride coming to town March 24 | News | The Press and Standard

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

 

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com

Organizers for The Warrior Ride are still in the midst of putting together the plans for a March 24 visit to Walterboro.
The Warrior Ride is a non-profit charity based in Oak Island, N.C., focused … Read the rest


Lohr graduates advanced municipal courses | News | The Press and Standard

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

Walterboro Mayor Bill Young, left, congratulates Councilman Tom Lohr on his graduation from the Advanced Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government. The graduates received their certificates during the Municipal Association of South Carolina’s Hometown Legislative Action Day in Columbia. Lohr … Read the rest


Healthy Tip #2 | News | The Press and Standard

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

Part of a series by Colleton County Clemson Extension Service and Eat Smart Move More.

 

 


City holds cleanup day | News | The Press and Standard

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

CITY CLEANUP. Dana Cheney and James Broderick were among those who picked up trash around Walterboro last weekend during the city’s annual cleanup day.


Lady Cougar Soccer blankets Stratford | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos

by Jeff Musgrave

The Colleton County Varsity Lady Cougar Soccer team shut-out Stratford 9-0 on Monday, March 7 and lost 6-1 against Wade Hampton on Wednesday, March 9 at Cougar Stadium.
Allyn Wiggins scored four … Read the rest


The bar is open | News | The Press and Standard

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

The new bar at Double Bogey restaurant at Dogwood Hills Golf Course is now open for business. Pictured are bartender Mat Ables with owner Dr. Phillip Hopkins.


Prom Dollars Contest Winner: Shelby Kincaid | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

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

Congratulations to Shelby Kincaid, our first $50 Prom Dollars Contest winner. In March, ten advertisers sponsored our Prom Dollars Contest. Contestants entered to win $50 in Prom Dollars to be spent with any of the participating advertisers. Our first drawing … Read the rest


Wild turkey season opens March 20 | News | The Press and Standard

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

An estimated 50,000 hunters will take to the woods during the upcoming turkey season, generating an estimated $30 million in direct expenditures for South Carolina’s economy.
Legislation passed by the S.C. General Assembly last year sets new season dates and … Read the rest


CCMS Softball trounces Whale Branch | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Middle School softball team played its first two games of the season last week. The Junior Lady Cougars traveled to Bamberg-Ehrhardt on Monday March 7 for their season opener. CCMS would lose 5-1 … Read the rest


Cougar Soccer drops 4th straight game | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photo by Jim Killian

The Colleton County varsity soccer team dropped two games this past week in non-region matches. The Cougars lost 7-0 against Woodland on Tuesday March 8 in a home match and 3-0 against … Read the rest


OFF THE FIELD | Christopher Reeves | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Christopher Reeves is a junior at Colleton Prep Academy, where he plays baseball and football for the War Hawks. He is the son of Matt and Tammy Reeves of Walterboro. His grandparents are George and Charlene … Read the rest


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