Monthly Archives: April 2016

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

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

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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


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


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