Monthly Archives: April 2016

Join a team, make a commitment | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 10, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

There should be few blurred lines when it comes to your commitment to your team and teammates. The definition of commitment is pretty straightforward — being committed to a cause or activity, a pledge of undertaking and an obligation that … Read the rest


Community groups can apply for grants | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 9, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The non-profit Palmetto Project announced that community organizations serving Allendale, Hampton, Colleton, Jasper, and rural parts of lower Charleston and Beaufort counties may apply for grants from its $1.5 million Lowcountry Ministries Fund. Directions on how to apply can be … Read the rest


Two get jobs as truck drivers | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 9, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Max Mitchell and Britton Seth Robertson, both of Walterboro, completed the CDL Truck Driver Training course with Palmetto Training, Inc. They each earned their certificate of completion and obtained their class “A” CDL license. Robertson has taken a job with … Read the rest


Smoaks man gets job as welder | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 9, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Jonathan Milton of Smoaks completed the NCCER/ AWS Welding Certification Program at Palmetto Training, Inc. He received certification for the following positions: SMAW, FCAW and GMAW; NCCER Welding Level I & partial Level II certification, CAT Forklift Certification and OSHA … Read the rest


Leadership Salk learns about the judicial system | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 9, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Leadership Salkehatchie group had a session on the Judicial System and Local Government in Hampton on March 23. Solicitor Duffie Stone spoke about the Judicial System and the 14th Circuit. Other speakers included Chris Haulsee, Hampton County Councilperson, Rose … Read the rest


CCHS juniors helped unwanted animals | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 9, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Junior Class at Colleton County High School presented a $675 check to Friends of Colleton County Animal Shelter at the March 21 board meeting. Pictured are junior class officers Carson Walker, Kaitlyn Cook and Carlyle Griffin with FoCCAS board … Read the rest


CCHS students participate in career expo | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 9, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Students from Colleton County High School attended a Regional Career Expo at USC Salkehatchie, Allendale on Friday, March 11.  The theme of the Expo was “Good Jobs Build Dreams Career Expo” which was quite engaging for approximately 500 students across … Read the rest


Health and Wellness Expo held | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 9, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Health And Wellness Expo was held at Cliff’s Grill, 617 Wichman St., on Saturday April 2. Events included Thailand’s Best Healing and Weight Loss Ministry, free blood pressure checks, local health services information. Healthy cooking demonstrations included Caribbean grilled … Read the rest


Walterboro girl takes to the runway as fashion model | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 9, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By KATRENA McCALL
editor@lowcountry.com
Nyanza Amoi has many faces.
Happy faces. Sad faces. Angry faces. Thoughtful faces. It just depends on the clothes she’s wearing.
Because 9-year-old Nyanza is a model.
For nearly three years, Nyanza Amoi Nelson has been … Read the rest


Pet of the Week | Molly | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 9, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

MOLLY is a gorgeous hound mix with a great personality, who would love to be a friend and companion to your family. She is an adult dog, probably 2-3 years old, and weighs about 30-35 pounds. She has not yet … Read the rest


2016 Rice Planters to help at festival | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 9, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The 2016 Rice Planters for the Colleton County Rice Festival are, back row, from left, Rianna Bailey, Grace Ann Cox, Macie McCaskill, Deja Daniels, Jena McGuire and Carlyle Griffin. Front row, from left, are Camden Segura, Kayla Dantzler, Kandis Ferguson … Read the rest


Get a handle on mosquitoes now | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 9, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

With warmer weather approaching, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is advising local governments to take action now to protect communities from mosquito-borne illnesses. The historic flooding in October, coupled with a relatively warm winter, has the … Read the rest


Silhouette artist John Martin to bring his talents to Colleton Museum | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 9, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

John Martin will bring his rare talent to the Colleton County Museum and Farmers Market April 12.
Martin, a native of Colleton County, is a silhouette artist.
On April 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Martin will be creating … Read the rest


Guard unit changes command | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

First Lt. Artreese Adams took over command of Alpha Company 218th Brigade Support Battalion in ceremonies held at Alpha Company’s headquarters at the Walterboro National Guard Armory.
Adams succeeds Capt. Clyde Woods, who is leaving after two years of commanding … Read the rest


CCHS searching for volleyball coach for 2016-17 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School is searching for a new girls’ head volleyball coach for the 2016-17 school year, according to the South Carolina High School League Online Job Bulletin Board.
Under the direction of Coach Lindsay … Read the rest


Road Trippin’ to the Final Four with USC Salk’s Jay Reid | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 8, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By Coach Jay Reid along with Cindy Crosby
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The University of South Carolina Salkehatchie Indians’ Assistant Basketball Coach Jay Reid is road trippin’ this week to the Final Four in Houston, Texas. He has been kind enough to take … Read the rest


Fire danger statement issued for Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 8, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

From the Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Agency:

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC

302 PM EDT FRI APR 8 2016

ALLENDALE-HAMPTON- INLAND COLLETON -DORCHESTER-INLAND BERKELEY-INLAND JASPER –BEAUFORT –COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON -COASTAL JASPER- TIDAL BERKELEY-

INCLUDING THE CITIES … Read the rest


Wacky elections talk to be part of National Library Week | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 8, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

“The Wacky World of Presidential Elections: The First 50 Years” will be one of the highlights of National Library Week on April 11-16 at the Colleton County Memorial Library.

Dr. Sarah Miller, Ph.D., of USC Salkehatchie will talk about the … Read the rest


Man seriously injured in Mt. Carmel Road wreck | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 8, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

An adult male was critically injured in a single-car accident on Mt. Carmel Road south of McLeod Road Thursday evening April 7 at 11:14 p.m.

The northbound Monte Carlo lost control in a curve and slid sideways into a ditch. … Read the rest


Rabies clinics continue Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 8, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The following rabies clinics will be held in Colleton County. Fees vary, but will not exceed $20 per pet. Dogs must be on a leash and cats must be in a carrier or box.

April 9
8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Bells … Read the rest


Off the Field | Lake Boseman | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 8, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Thomas Lake Boseman is a junior at Colleton County High School, where he plays baseball for the Cougars. He is the son of Brandi and Tripp Boseman of Walterboro. His grandparents are Audrey and Joe Lassiter … Read the rest


Police officer wins body building contest | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 8, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro Police Officer Charles Barney competed recently in the 2016 Governor’s Cup body building competition held in Sacramento, Calif., placing third in the classic physique category. Barney has  competed in body building shows for three years. Last year, he took … Read the rest


Sheriff’s race heads Democratic primary | Election 2016 | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 8, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
A four-candidate bid for the Colleton County Sheriffs Office heads the list of contested races in the June 14 Democratic primary
The four candidates will be vying for the right to challenge incumbent Sheriff R. A. … Read the rest


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