Monthly Archives: April 2016

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


Wiggins named to 2016 Clash of the Carolinas | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Allyn Wiggins, a senior at Colleton County High School and member of the Lady Cougar Soccer team, has been named to the 2016 Clash of the Carolinas. She is the first player in Colleton County High … Read the rest


Poker run raises funds for Colleton’s animals | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 22, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

About 40 people participated in a poker run to benefit the Friends of the Colleton County Animal Shelter (FoCCAS) last Saturday. The event raised about $2,000 for local homeless animals. “The money raised will support our community spay/neuter programs and … Read the rest


PHOTOS: Tour de Lowcountry bike ride opens festival | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 22, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

Some 80 cyclists from all over the Lowcountry came to Walterboro for the Tour de Lowcountry bike ride last Saturday. The ride, which kicks off Rice Festival events, featured either a 32-mile or 62-mile ride from … Read the rest


PHOTOS: CCHS holds art and music program | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 22, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by Cindy Crosby and Jeffery Musgrave


Knight is ‘lights out’ in the circle for Lady Hawks softball | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 22, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep’s Lady Hawk Softball team is leading the region in the home stretch with four games remaining. Ally Knight pitched two complete game efforts last week, surrendering only two runs.
The Lady Hawks held Andrew … Read the rest


Lifesavers for life savers | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 22, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Students from Faith Baptist Academy made cards adorned with Lifesavers candy to present to local dispatchers during National Public Slifesavers_0089 copyafety Telecommunications Week. On the front, from left, are Justus DeWitt, Gideon Jones, Caroline Judy, Graceley Sease, MaKayla Craven and … Read the rest


PHOTOS: Taste of Walterboro 2016 – The People | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 22, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE


PHOTOS: Taste of Walterboro 2016 – The Food | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 22, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE


PHOTOS: Taste of Walterboro 2016 – The Crowd | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 22, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard


Josh Avant, Tenor, thrills in Senior Recital at College of Charleston

Posted on April 22, 2016 8:08 am by Cindy Crosby

Josh Avant, former Colleton Prep graduate and senior vocal performance major at the College of Charleston, performed his Senior Recital on Sunday, April 17, 2016 at Simons Center for the Arts in Downtown Charleston. Avant, Tenor, was accompanied by College … Read the rest


Hawks win big on Senior Night | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 22, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photo by Sandy Smith

Senior Josh Craven, picked up the win in the 12-0 shutout over Andrew Jackson on Monday April 11 at home. Brian Murdaugh provided relief for the Hawks. The Hawks led 9-0 after … Read the rest


Walterboro native Lauren Rice Fitts to perform at Rice Festival | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 22, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

All her life, Lauren Rice Fitts has loved music.
“I’ve been singing forever. When I was like 3, I was up in church singing,” she said. This year, she will bring her love of music back to her hometown of … Read the rest


CCHS Soccer hampered by injuries | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 22, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photo by Jim Killian
The Lady Cougar Soccer team dropped a region match against Fort Dorchester 13-0 and lost a non-region game against Berkeley 4-1. Colleton County is being hampered by a few key injuries and will hope to get … Read the rest


Local police teach interns about law enforcement | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 22, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Michael Harrison Hazel and Samuel Warner Creswell spent their last day at the Walterboro Police Department handling paperwork.
Much of their last day as interns at the department was spent going through the large file drawer … Read the rest


Lightning 12U wins Spring Fling | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 22, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

In their first outing of the year, the Lowcountry Lightning 12U went undefeated to capture the championship in the WFC Spring Fling held at ACE Basin Sports Complex the weekend of April 9-10. With 10 teams … Read the rest


PHOTOS: Wings-n-Wheels | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 22, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by Jeffery Musgrave

Saturday’s Wings-n-Wheels was “beyond our wildest imagination. It was the biggest and best we’ve ever done,” said Roger Medlin, operations manager at Lowcountry Regional Airport. He estimated between 6,000-6,500 people gathered at the airport for a … Read the rest


PHOTOS: Middle school holds dance | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 21, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Students at Colleton Middle School attended a dance last Friday night at the school. In one picture, Principal Matthew Brantley talks with Jayda Wright and Aundiya Koger and Kalaisia Griffin, Montez Wiggins and Laniyah Jenkins prepare to dance.

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Errors, clock cost JVs against Swamp Foxes | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 21, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photo by Jim Killian
The JV Cougar Baseball team fell victim to the clock in game one against Ashley Ridge on Wednesday April 13, losing 5-4 when time expired at 6 p.m. The Cougars and the … Read the rest


Cougar boys get second win | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 21, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton County Cougar Soccer team was shut out 9-0 by Fort Dorchester on Tuesday April 12 in an away match.
“Shelton Reynolds played strong in the midfield,” said Coach Shane Fidler. … Read the rest


CCHS Chorus to present ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 21, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

It’s springtime! And, as the end of the school year approaches, it can only mean one thing — Stephanie Drawdy and the Colleton County High School Choral Department are buzzing like bees preparing for their annual … Read the rest


Cougars bring home medals in track | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 21, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Boys Track and Field team participated in the Gamecock Invitational on April 9 at Sumter High School, where they finished third of 12 participating teams. The girls participated in the Scott’s Branch Eagles … Read the rest


Reynolds signs to run cross country at Newberry | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 21, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

“Most of my life, soccer has been my first love; however, I have been running since I was five.”
Shelton Reynolds signed his NLI to run cross-country for Newberry College on Thursday April 14 at Colleton … Read the rest


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