Monthly Archives: April 2016

Cougars go 1-2 in Spring Break H.I.T | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougar Varsity Baseball team participated in the Spring Break H.I.T Tournament, going 1-2 across three days of play.
On Monday March 28, the Cougars traveled to Hanahan High School where they took on … Read the rest


Ruffin man named deadbeat | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 6, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

A Ruffin resident has been designated this week’s deadbeat parent by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office.

Anthony O. Brown, 31, whose last known address was on Paps Place in Ruffin, is wanted on a Colleton County Family Court bench warrant … Read the rest


About People | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 6, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Laci Tripp wins beauty pageant
Laci Renee Tripp was crowned beauty winner in the Lucky Charmers Pageant on March 13 in Hilda.
She is the daughter of Logan and Alicia Tripp of Ruffin and the granddaughter of Danny and Vickie … Read the rest


Man thrown from car during accident | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 6, 2016 3:03 am by The Press and Standard

A Tuesday morning accident on Green Pond Highway resulted in serious injuries.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel were sent to Green Pond Highway, just north of Runner Lane, Tuesday at 6:44 a.m. The southbound minivan … Read the rest


Gregory Todd Lyons, Sr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 5, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Mr. Gregory Todd Lyons, Sr., 53, of Smoaks, passed away Sunday, March 27, 2016 at The Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg after a hard fought battle with cancer.

Funeral services were held at 3 pm, Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at … Read the rest


Rachel Hiott Lemacks | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 5, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO:       Mrs. Rachel Hiott Lemacks, wife of the late Melvin Louis Lemacks, passed away Thursday at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro. She was 84.

Mrs. Lemacks was born in Colleton County August 11, 1931 a daughter of the … Read the rest


Pearl Nettles Kinard | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 5, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Pearl Nettles Kinard, 89, of Walterboro passed away peacefully at her residence Wednesday, March 30.  Born in Colleton County, she was a daughter of the late Charlie and Emma Lyons Nettles.

Mrs. Kinard was a member of Pine Grove … Read the rest


Debra Maxine Risher | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 5, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Debra Maxine Risher, age 63, entered into rest early Wednesday morning, March 30, 2016, at her home while under the care of Hospice Care of South Carolina.

A graveside funeral service was held Friday, April 1, 2016 … Read the rest


Linda Lucas Sheban | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 5, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Linda Lucas Sheban, 67, of Walterboro, entered into rest Sunday afternoon, April 3, 2016, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.

Born April 18, 1948 in Florida, she was a daughter of Mrs. Rudell Clark Morales and … Read the rest


Charles William Polk, Sr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 5, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

ISLANDTON – Mr. Charles William Polk, Sr., affectionately known by many as “Charlie Pop”, age 72, entered into eternal rest Sunday morning, April 3, 2016, at his home on Ashton Road in Islandton. He was the loving husband of forty-six … Read the rest


Fire danger statement in effect Tuesday | News | The Press and Standard

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

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC

3:50 PM EDT MON APR 4 2016

ALLENDALE-HAMPTON

INLAND COLLETON-DORCHESTER

INLAND BERKELEY-

INLAND JASPER-BEAUFORT

COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-JASPER-

TIDAL BERKELEY-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…ALLENDALE…HAMPTON…WALTERBORO…ST.GEORGE…SUMMERVILLE…MONCKS CORNER… RIDGELAND…BEAUFORT…HILTON HEAD…EDISTO BEACH…CHARLESTON… JASPER…DANIEL ISLAND…NAVAL WEAPONS STATION CHARLESTON

…FIRE Read the rest


Martha Isobel Crosby Lancaster | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 4, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

HOLLY HILL – Mrs. Martha Isobel Crosby Lancaster, 95, of the Providence Community, Holly Hill, widow W. Boyd Lancaster, died Sunday, April 3, 2016 at The Magnolias in Santee.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Providence United Methodist … Read the rest


Ernest C. Hill | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 4, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Bennetts Point – Ernest C. Hill, 73, husband of Susanne Aull Hill, died Thursday, March 31, 2016, at Colleton County Hospital in Walterboro, SC.

Born in Columbia, he was a son of the late Ernest Carrigan Hill and Lillian Hamm … Read the rest


Dorothy Butler Fuller | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 4, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Dorothy Butler Fuller

Columbia – Dorothy Butler Fuller of Columbia died Saturday, April 2, 2016.  Born and raised in Walterboro, SC, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Fowler Butler. Mrs. Fuller was a graduate of … Read the rest


Ginger Rose Crosby | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 4, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Ginger Rose Crosby, 78, of Birmingham, Alabama, passed away on Friday, March 25, 2016 from complications due to Alzheimer’s. Ginger was born in Walterboro, SC where she attended Walterboro High School and excelled in sports.  After school she moved to … Read the rest


Linda Crosby Nettles | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 4, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Linda Crosby Nettles, 62, of Johns Island, entered into eternal rest Saturday morning, March 19, 2016, at the Saint Francis Hospital in Charleston.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 o’clock Thursday afternoon, March 24, 2016, from The Brice … Read the rest


Herman Watkins Fail | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 4, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

RUFFIN – Herman Watkins Fail, affectionately known by many as “Dooley”, age 67, of Enoch Road, Ruffin, entered into rest Sunday morning, March 20, 2016, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.

Funeral services will be conducted 6 o’clock Thursday … Read the rest


Woman killed in Sunday crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 4, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

A Dorchester County woman was killed in a three-vehicle crash near the intersection of Sniders Highway and Cypress Pond Road Sunday evening.

Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey said that he would not release the name of the crash victim until … Read the rest


Henry Marvin Bailey, Jr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 4, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Command Sergeant Major Henry Marvin Bailey, Jr., United States Army (Ret.), affectionately known by many as “Bud”, age 79, entered into rest eternal while surrounded by his loving family and with the light and love of his life … Read the rest


A children’s dance demonstrates what we need to teach | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 3, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

I took my son to his very first dance last week at Black Street Early Childhood Center. As if that wasn’t special enough in itself, I saw something refreshing to my soul.
It seems these days that everything turns into … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 3, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Young people helped make ‘Smoke’ a success
Dear Editor:
The past weekend saw the third annual Smoke in the ‘Boro barbecue contest. Although there were many volunteers who helped make it a success, I want to take time to recognize … Read the rest


South State donates to Northside | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 3, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

South State Bank announced a $2,000 contribution to Northside Elementary School in support of the teachers, students and families impacted by the recent mold issue at the school.
“We hope this donation will assist with purchasing supplies and materials needing … Read the rest


Stop hiding your testimony | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 3, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Sharing what the Lord has done for you is witnessing to others about His goodness, power, awesomeness and love. Therefore, if the Lord has done something for you, “run and tell that!”
Bad news travels fast, but good news moves … Read the rest


When this Southern girl dances, well … | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 3, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

I don’t dance, and I didn’t even before I went deaf.
My two left feet create quite the social dilemma, because if you’re a Southern woman, you are by-golly expected to dance. You dance at prom, cotillion, in the club, … Read the rest


Hooker discusses Special Olympics | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 3, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Becky Hooker from Special Olympics was guest speaker at the Walterboro Civitan Club on March 14. The Special Olympics will be held Thursday April 7 at the Colleton County Middle School beginning at 9 a.m. Hooker explained that more than … Read the rest


Pedaling to healthier eating | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 2, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Employees of Molina Healthcare visited Black Street Early Childhood Center Wednesday morning to help the students celebrate National Nutrition Month.

A high point of the “Healthy Eating, Healthy Kids” program was fresh fruit smoothies prepared in an unusual way: on … Read the rest


Students give 80th birthday surprise | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 2, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Dora Mae Craven celebrated her 80th birthday on Monday, March 28 with a surprise cupcake and juice party with first graders at Northside Elementary.  No, Mrs. Dora Mae is not returning to reading, writing and arithmetic! Once a month, Craven … Read the rest


DAR chooses ‘Good Citizens’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 2, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colonel Joseph Glover Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has named Summer Gerard and Tabitha Monroe as recipients of this year’s Good Citizen Awards.
A senior at Colleton Preparatory Academy, Gerard is the daughter of Misty and … Read the rest


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