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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Being short has its ups and downs | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 17, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Most of the time I don’t mind being short. Excuse me, petite.
(I can hear my mother now: “Darling, men LOVE petite women!” Which I’ve actually found to be true, although when you’re 5’2” and date a man who’s 6’6”, … Read the rest


Bennetts Point Chapel holds open house | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 17, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by LORI BEARD

Bennett’s Point Chapel held an open house Sunday, April 10 from 3-5 p.m.  Light snacks were served along with fellowship and friends.  Pictures of the construction were displayed along with newspaper clippings about the church, which … Read the rest


Children can teach us a thing or two | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 17, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Have you ever heard of the wise old saying, “You are never too old to learn”? Well, it is a true adage because as long as you are alive and in your right mind, you are going to learn something … Read the rest


Where there is a will, there is a way | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 17, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

This past Friday, I had the pleasure of spending the morning at Colleton County High School. School counselor Hannah Tripp invited me to take part in the College and Career Fair for the juniors and New Tech students. While there, … Read the rest


CCMS sixth-graders enjoy field trip | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Sixth-graders from Colleton County Middle School learned about beaches, barrier islands and the wildlife that lives there during a recent school field trip with their science teacher Kambrell H. Garvin.
St. Christopher is located on over 314 acres of beach, … Read the rest


CCHS hosts College and Career Fair | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School hosted a College and Career Fair for the Class of 2017 and the Cougar New Tech students this past Friday, April 8 in the auxiliary gym. With approximately 27 colleges and businesses … Read the rest


Four Republican candidates speak at local meeting | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Republicans in Colleton County will be going to the polls to vote for 14th Circuit Solicitor.  Whoever wins in the primary will be the solicitor, as there is no Democratic opposition.
One of the candidates, Duffie Stone, who is the … Read the rest


North Walterboro Christian announces honor roll | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The following students have been named to the honor rolls at North Walterboro Christian Academy for the third nine weeks:

A+ HONOR ROLL
KINDERGARTEN: Will Starr.
FIRST GRADE: Thomas Kinsey.
SECOND GRADE: Anna Allen, Noah Baker, Jason Carter, Jayla Harper, … Read the rest


Walkers raise $53,000 at annual March for Babies | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walkers joined together on Saturday, April 9 at March for Babies to raise more than $53,000 to help the March of Dimes continue working for stronger, healthier babies. Colleton Medical Center was filled with strollers, families and teams to celebrate … Read the rest


Third grader donates hair to Wigs for Kids | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Anne Hatcher White, a third grader at Colleton Prep Academy, donated seven inches of her hair recently to Wigs for Kids. For over 30 years, the Wigs for Kids organization has provided replacement systems and support for children who have … Read the rest


Farmers Market receives grant | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Farmers Market has received a grant from AgSouth Farm Credit to aid in promoting the market.
The market will use the $1,000 grant for advertising promoting the market. In addition, the market will receive 100 reusable AgSouth-branded … Read the rest


Special Olympics 2016: Project Unify | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

‘Courage with fear, respect without limits, acceptance without
question…a world unified’

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Special Olympics were held Friday April 8 at Colleton County Middle School Track and Field.  With approximately 300 athletes and 200 volunteers … Read the rest


Fleming to be new director of development for Alliance | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

John Fleming, P.E., has accepted the staff position of director of development with SouthernCarolina Alliance, the regional economic development organization marketing Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper Counties.
“We are fortunate to have someone with John’s extensive knowledge of … Read the rest


Bostic receives certification | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Robert Dean Bostic, PA-C, is one of only 220 certified physician assistants (PA-Cs) nationally to recently earn a specialty credential called a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
Bostic was awarded … Read the rest


Air Mail? Cottageville resident improving on mail delivery | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Seems residents of Old Jacksonboro Road near Cottageville have come up with some new ideas to improve mail delivery.


Rice Festival Committee members | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Members of the 2016 Rice Festival Committee are, front row from left: Susan Nettles, Charlotte Brinson, Billie Shoupe and Gale Kidd. On the back row are:  Jeffrey Herndon, Ron Duboise, Bert Sweat, Bubba Trippe, Jody McMillan, Jeff Musgrave and Patrick … Read the rest


Off the Field | Connor Alexander Pye | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Connor Alexander Pye is a junior at Colleton Prep Academy, where he is a three-year letterman in golf and plays football for the War Hawks. He is the son of Robin and Shan Pye of Walterboro. … Read the rest


JV Cougars split with Bluffton | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photo by JIM KILLIAN
The Cougar JV Baseball team split its series against Bluffton last week with a win and a loss.
On Wednesday April 6, Colleton County earned a 6-0 shutout against the JV Bobcats … Read the rest


Lady Bombers struggle on the clay | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The 10U ECBA Lady Bombers competed in the WFC Spring Fling held at the ACE Basin Sports Complex this weekend. In their first tournament in the 10U age group — comprised of all local players — … Read the rest


Lightning finishes 4th in Spring Fling | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photo by JENNIFER COX
The Lowcountry Lightning 10U Softball team finished fourth in its age bracket in the WFC Spring Fling tournament held this past weekend at ACE Basin Sports Complex. In pool play, the Lightning … Read the rest


Hawk B-team nests at 6-1 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The War Hawk B-team won two games last week to increase their record to 6-1 on the season. Against St. Francis Catholic School on Tuesday April 5, Colleton Prep won 12-6. Chance Palmer, Drew Murdaugh and … Read the rest


Craven hits 3-run homer | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

Despite a 3-RBI homerun in the sixth inning by senior Josh Craven, the War Hawk Baseball team dropped a region game 11-6 against Holly Hill.
In the April 5 road game, Nick … Read the rest


Perfect Fit meals recalled | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

Perfect Fit Meals, LLC, a Houston, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 10,455 pounds of poultry entrees due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced April 14. The products are mislabeled … Read the rest


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