Monthly Archives: April 2016

Hawks begin hunt for state title

Posted on April 30, 2016 6:06 pm by Cindy Crosby

Coach Nat Stoner will lead the War Hawks into the playoffs for the 13th consecutive season. Along the way, Stoner’s teams have captured three SCISA Baseball State Championships in 2005, 2006 and 2014. Photo by Jim Killian

Coach Nat Stoner will lead the War Hawks into the playoffs for the 13th consecutive season. Along the way, Stoner’s teams have captured state titles in 2005, 2006 and 2014. Photo by Jim Killian

The road to a state championship … Read the rest


Salk group travels to Washington | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Leadership Salkehatchie members traveled to Washington, D.C., recently to meet with local legislators.
The leadership group was developed as part of a long-standing partnership between Southern Carolina Alliance and USC Salkehatchie, seeks to identify and develop motivated young leaders in … Read the rest


Vote for library video | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Did you know local librarians Shiela Keaise and Carl Coffin could sing? Want to hear? Go to http://wp.teilandmarkaudio.com/ and check out the Colleton County Memorial Library’s video.
The video is part of the TEI Landmark Video TAKE 25 video contest. … Read the rest


Mother’s Day gifts available at library | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Crocheting Creations has Mothers Day gifts for your special mothers. Only a $5 donation for a clutch, wristlet, coin purse, hand bag, or card holder. This group was created to help support the children’s department at the Colleton County Memorial … Read the rest


About People | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Ponds named to honor society
Sarah Ponds of Lodge was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Ponds is pursuing a degree in English … Read the rest


TCTC students complete in culinary contest | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

KaShawn Williams, below, and Tabitha Monroe of Thunderbolt Career and Technology Center participated in the SkillsUSA Regional Culinary Competition on April 15 at the Virginia College campus in Greenville. High school culinary students from throughout South Carolina competed in three … Read the rest


Healthy Tip #8 | Water | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


Off the Field | Marissa Danielle O’Quinn | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 30, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Marissa Danielle O’Quinn is a senior at Colleton County High School, where she plays soccer for the Lady Cougars. Her parents are Missy and Dan O’Quinn of Walterboro. Her grandparents are Mary O’Quinn and Dan O’Quinn … Read the rest


Durr wins pet contest | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 30, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Pet Responsibilities Program concluded on Friday April 25 at Cottageville Elementary School with an assembly. Over 80 fourth-grade students participated.
The classes focuses on pet ownership responsibilities, safety around animals, the importance of controlling pet population in the county, … Read the rest


‘Music Through the Decades’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 30, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High students, served by the Department of Special Services, put on a rousing and entertaining show, “Music Through the Decades,” on Thursday April 21 at the Performing Arts Center. Retired Speech and Language Therapist … Read the rest


Students wanted for scholarships | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 30, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Wanted: Ten Colleton County students who want a $5,000 scholarship to attend S.C. State University this fall.
The Dr. Harold Powell Endowed Scholarship Fund has $50,000 to distribute to students this year. The funds are from a foundation established by … Read the rest


Gardeners to meet Monday at Clemson Extension | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 30, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photo by Debbie Gorrell
The public is invited to a Brown Bag Lunch hosted by the Master Gardeners Association on Monday May 2 at noon in Room 222 at the Colleton Clemson Extension Office. Bring lunch and discuss lawn grass, … Read the rest


Adopt Me! | Dnuoh | Pet of the Week | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 30, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

DNUOH says, “I don’t think the people here at the shelter found the right name for me, and I’d really like to find someone who will love me and give me a more fitting name”. Dnuoh is a sassy, good … Read the rest


Barrett, Wilson named junior scholars | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 30, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton Prep students who qualified this year as Junior Scholars are Jacob Barrett and Hannah Wilson. The South Carolina Junior Scholars Program was developed by the S.C. Department of Education to identify eighth-grade students with exceptional academic talent.  S.C. Junior … Read the rest


Cougars allow 25 walks in series | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 29, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton County Cougar Baseball team saw its season come to an end last week, following three consecutive losses in the series against Fort Dorchester. The series stats tell the story for … Read the rest


Retreat helps teens with success | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 29, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Youth from Colleton County middle and high schools had the opportunity to learn techniques for success in life during the school district’s youth retreat on April 20.
“The youth retreat is an annual event that gives middle and high school … Read the rest


USC Salkehatchie holds open volleyball tryouts for 2016-17 | Sports | THe Press and Standard

Posted on April 29, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The University of South Carolina–Salkehatchie Campus held open tryouts this past Saturday for the upcoming 2016-17 season.
Salk will be fielding a volleyball team for the first time in recent history, and will compete within Region … Read the rest


PHOTOS: Rice Festival Carnival | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 29, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by JIM KILLIAN


Women’s conference this weekend | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 29, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard


Dock Dog Results | Rice Festival | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 29, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

Here are the results from the Dock Dog competition at the Rice Festival:

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PHOTOS: Rice Festival Dance | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 29, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE


Computer tablets introduced to classroom | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 29, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Thanks to the generosity of a Houston, Texas man, the students of Rosalee Arokiasamy’s class at Northside Elementary School can go high-tech.
Bob Funkhouser of Houston chose Arokiasamy’s students to benefit from his donation to Donor’s … Read the rest


Kamp Kaos visits Colleton Prep | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 29, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton Prep Academy’s Chorus presented “Kamp Kaos” on Thursday April 21 at the Colleton Center.
The school’s first full-length musical, Kamp Kaos is set in a kids’ summer camp which is behind on the mortgage and in danger of closing.  … Read the rest


Turkey shoot planned for scouts | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 29, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Cypress Hill Hunting Club is preparing to host its third annual Boy Scout Turkey Shoot for the Pineland District Boy Scouts on April 30.
The fundraiser held at the hunt club’s headquarters at 2030 Dodds Farm Road in Round O … Read the rest


Rice Festival Tennis Results | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 29, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

Winners of the round robin tennis tournament held Sunday as part of the Rice Festival were:

Women
1st place: Marie Young
2nd place: Julie Bishop
3rd place tie: Meredith Ware and Brenda Murdaugh

Men
1st place: … Read the rest


Walterboro man named deadbeat | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 29, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man has been named this week’s deadbeat parent by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office.

William Wendell Valentine, 36, whose last known addresses were on Creekside Lane and Ramsey Hill Drive, is wanted on a Colleton County Family Court … Read the rest


Freeman named All-Region, All-American | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 29, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

USC Salk basketball player Raheem Freeman made First Team All-Region for NJCAA Region X for the 2015-16 season. He also made NJCAA National All-American for the season.  He is pictured here with his coaches left to right:  Assistant Coach Rob … Read the rest


Touring a different kind of farm for Colleton’s Stewardship Week | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 29, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A trip to a different type of forest highlighted Colleton Soil and Water Conservation District’s Stewardship Week.
“We All Need Trees” was the theme for the special week. When it came time for the annual tour, the Rev. Gerald Mabry … Read the rest


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