Monthly Archives: April 2016

Armed robbery under investigation | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 27, 2016 3:03 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro police are continuing their investigation into a Monday evening armed robbery.
Officers responded to the Dollar General at 779 Robertson Blvd. Monday at 9:46 p.m. after receiving reports of two masked gunmen robbing the business. A clerk told police … Read the rest


Tommy (Tom) S. Evans | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 26, 2016 6:06 pm by The Press and Standard

Tommy (Tom) S. Evans, aged 64, passed away at his residence in Bluffton Wednesday, April 20, 2016 from Multiple Myeloma Cancer.

He was originally from Walterboro, South Carolina but has resided in the Hilton Head/ Bluffton area for the past … Read the rest


PRTC Blackout Bingo Numbers | Correction | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 26, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

The PRTC Blackout Bingo ad containing a complete list of April numbers that ran in last week’s edition of The Press and Standard was missing “G46, G48 and G53”. Please see the attached image for the corrected list with those … Read the rest


Cougar Soccer to hold Senior Night on Thursday

Posted on April 26, 2016 10:10 am by Cindy Crosby

cougar soccer rileyThe Colleton County Cougar Soccer team was shut-out against Bluffton (9-0) and Summerville (9-0) in games this past week. They will hold Senior Night on Thursday evening against Fort Dorchester at Colleton County High School. Photo by Jim Killian


Erwin scores lone JV goal

Posted on April 26, 2016 10:10 am by Cindy Crosby

packy JVThe Colleton County JV Soccer team fell 11-0 against Bluffton on Tuesday, April 19 and would lose 7-1 against Summerville on Monday evening. Luke Erwin scored the lone Cougar goal against the Green Wave.


Lady Cougar Soccer to honor seniors tonight

Posted on April 26, 2016 10:10 am by Cindy Crosby

 

Photo by Cindy Crosby

The Colleton County Lady Cougar Soccer team was shutout in back-to-back region games last week against Bluffton (7-0) and Ashley Ridge (5-0). They will recognize their seniors in tonight’s match against Summerville at 7 p.m. at Cougar Stadium. Photo … Read the rest


Isabel Mason (Adams) Robison | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 26, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Isabel Mason (Adams) Robison, 92, passed away on Thursday, April 21, 2016, in Walterboro, SC.

Born on October 06, 1923, in Midland, MD, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Griffin and Isabella (Mason) Adams.

In addition to her … Read the rest


War Hawk Golf beats DA to qualify for State

Posted on April 26, 2016 9:09 am by Cindy Crosby

LEADERBOARD: Josh Crosby shot a 45 against Dorchester Academy to help send the Hawks to the SCISA Class A State Tournament at Coastal Carolina University this week. Photo by Jim Killian.

LEADERBOARD: Josh Crosby shot a 45 against Dorchester Academy to help send the Hawks to the SCISA Class A State Tournament at Coastal Carolina University this week. Photo by Jim Killian.

The Colleton Prep War Hawk Golf team took care … Read the rest


Ollie P. Vaughn Rath | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 26, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO:       Mrs. Ollie P. Vaughn Rath, 97, wife of the late Lee Vaughn, passed away at her home on March 21, 2016.  She was born in Oconee County, SC a daughter of the late Cleophus Perry and Ella J. Perry.  … Read the rest


Karren Lee Darley | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 25, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

WalterboroMrs. Karren Lee Darley, 45, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Saturday, April 23, 2016, at Colleton Medical Center.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 o’clock Wednesday morning, April 27, 2016, from Grace Advent Christian Church, 398 Mount … Read the rest


Robert Franklin Laursen | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 25, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Funeral services for Mr. Robert Franklin Laursen, affectionately known by many as “Bob”, who entered into Heavenly rest February 2, 2016, will be conducted at 3 o’clock in the afternoon on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at The Brice … Read the rest


Charles Henry Gooding, Sr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 25, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

RUFFIN – Mr. Charles Henry Gooding, Sr., affectionately known by many as “C.H.”, age 82, entered into eternal rest Thursday morning, April 21, 2016, at his home near Bells Cross Roads in Ruffin.

Funeral services were conducted 11:30 Saturday morning, … Read the rest


Local student appears on BBC broadcast | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 25, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro resident Emily Stone appeared on a BBC broadcast last week about people who shared the same birth date as Queen Elizabeth. An exchange student in London, Stone is a graduate of Colleton County High School. She is the daughter … Read the rest


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

Posted on April 25, 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 Dodd Farm Road in Round O … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Cottageville Police should be commended
Dear Editor:
Our family would like to thank the Cottageville Police Department for the outstanding job it did in capturing two of the thieves who stole property from us. Due to their investigation, perseverance, insightful … Read the rest


Photos: Rice Festival Dog Show | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 24, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard


Photos: Rice Festival Parade | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 24, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard


Photos: Rice Festival Cooking Contest | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 24, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard


PHOTOS: Rice Festival Crowds | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 24, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard


Man vs. woman: Where do those receipts go? | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Scene: A house.
Interior: Guest bedroom. Camera pans room, stops at bed and zooms in on a crumpled piece of paper on the bedspread.
Man and woman enter the scene.
Wife (snatching up paper): “What is this? WHAT IS THIS?”… Read the rest


Time with family matters | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Sometimes, in this busy walk of life, we all get so caught up in satisfying our bosses on our jobs, giving tirelessly to community endeavors, faithfully serving on committees at church, talking on the telephone (maybe longer than we should) … Read the rest


Thank you for reminding me what’s important | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

On Sunday afternoon, I made the short trip to Downtown Charleston for the senior recital of one of my former students Josh Avant. Josh will graduate in just a few days from The College of Charleston, where he will earn … Read the rest


Great American Cleanup collects 32 bags of litter | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

During the Great American Cleanup, volunteers cleared Walterboro streets of a total of 32 bags of litter along Robertson Boulevard.
“It was a very successful event considering we put it together in two weeks and haven’t had a cleanup in … Read the rest


Final new teacher orientation held | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The final new teacher orientation meeting for Colleton County School District teachers was held at Lowcountry AHEC on Monday. The program, which began prior to the current school year, is intended to help first-year teachers transition into their new careers.… Read the rest


Colleton native wows crowd at senior recital | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Josh Avant, former Colleton Prep graduate and senior vocal performance major at the College of Charleston, performed his senior recital on Sunday April 17 at Simons Center for the Arts in downtown Charleston. Avant, a tenor, … Read the rest


Homeward Bound | Oreo | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Oreo is a hound/lab mix, as best we can tell. He is heartworm negative, neutered and up to date with his shots. This sweet, energetic dog has his bags packed and is ready for his forever home. Oreo appears to … Read the rest


About People | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Huggins named superior honor student
Marian Huggins of Walterboro has been named one of 48 superior honor students recognized during Honors Day ceremonies at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College on April 17.
Superior honor students have completed 15-44 academic semester hours … Read the rest


Farmers Market set to open May 7 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 23, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

This season’s Colleton Farmers Market is set to start on Saturday May 7.
Local farmers will be selling their produce, local crafters selling their wares and more.
Music for the grand opening will be provided by “Going to the Dogs,” … Read the rest


Off the Field | Skylar Nicole Chambers | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 23, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Skylar Nicole Chambers is a senior at Colleton County High School, where she is a five-year letterman in softball for the Lady Cougars. She is the daughter of Billy Wayne Chambers and Lisa Chambers of Walterboro. … Read the rest


Air Force buddies meet in Cottageville after 50-plus years | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 23, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By KATRENA McCALL
editor@lowcountry.com
It’s been over 50 years since Thomas Reeves and his buddies rolled his 1954 Ford off a mountain in Germany. And they haven’t seen each other since.
Until Saturday, when seven members of Reeves’ Air Force … Read the rest


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