Monthly Archives: May 2016

Craven inks baseball scholarship at Salk

Posted on May 11, 2016 3:03 pm by Cindy Crosby

“I hate to lose more than I love to win. I believe that any team with nine players that feel that way – will win day-in and day-out.” – Joshua “Squirt” Craven

Colleton Prep senior, Joshua Craven, inked a scholarship … Read the rest


James Henderson | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 10, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

James Henderson 84, of Walterboro, passed away on May 10.

Service to be announced by Hamilton’s Funeral Home of Walterboro.


Car runs into First Federal building | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 10, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

This car ran into the side of First Federal of S.C. on Robertson Boulevard about 30 minutes ago.


Naomi Langdale Medlin | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 10, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Naomi Langdale Medlin, 78, of Walterboro, entered into rest Sunday morning, May 8, 2016.

Private funeral services will be held at a later date.

The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be directed … Read the rest


Hawks eliminate Patriots and advance to Semi-Finals

Posted on May 9, 2016 11:11 pm by Cindy Crosby

REEVES. Christopher Reeves earned the win in game one against Patrick Henry Academy on Friday evening. Reeves, who managed to keep his pitch count down in the outing, should be ready for a Tuesday start in the Semi-Finals. Photo by Jim Killian

REEVES. Christopher Reeves earned the win in game one against Patrick Henry Academy on Friday evening. Reeves, who managed to keep his pitch count down in the outing, should be ready for a Tuesday start in the Semi-Finals. Photo by

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EO1 Paul Louis Harbert | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 9, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

COTTAGEVILLE – EO1 Paul Louis Harbert, United States Navy (Ret.), age 85, of Cottageville, entered into rest Friday morning, May 6, 2016, at the Veteran’s Victory House in Walterboro while under the care of Patriot Hospice.

A memorial service will … Read the rest


Walter Roger Overton | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 9, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

Mr. Walter Roger Overton, 82, of Bluffton, entered into eternal rest Friday morning, May 6, 2016, at the Coastal Carolina Hospital in Hardeeville.

Funeral services were conducted 3 n o’clock Monday afternoon, May 9, 2016, from The Brice W. Herndon … Read the rest


Robert Michael Wilson, Sr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 9, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mr. Robert Michael Wilson, Sr., age 64, of Walterboro, entered into rest Saturday morning, May 7, 2016, at the Trident Medical Center in North Charleston.

The family will receive friends during a time of remembrance from 6 o’clock … Read the rest


SALK: Freeman named All-American

Posted on May 8, 2016 10:10 pm by Cindy Crosby

Raheem Freeman stands before the banner that will hang in the Salkehatchie Gym honoring his selection as an All-American for 2015-16. Photo submitted

Raheem Freeman stands before the banner that will hang in the Salkehatchie Gym honoring his selection as an All-American for 2015-16. Photo submitted

Raheem Freeman, former 6’3 shooting guard for the USC Salkehatchie basketball team, was selected to the NJCAA … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

‘The more things change, the more they stay the same’
Dear Editor:
After 30 years of not living in Walterboro and coming back to be closer to my family, I must say a few things, starting with “the more things … Read the rest


I knew she was with Jesus | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

I am a grown woman. I have been for some time now. I didn’t get a say-so in my female designation. I got what I got, even before I took my first breath of air. As far as the grown … Read the rest


Mothers deserve honor | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

That time of year when we celebrate our mothers is upon us. It is a day when mothers are showered with so much love, quality time, attention, and not to mention, many material gifts. She doesn’t have to prepare the … Read the rest


Happy Mother’s Day, Sara-without-an-h | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

According to a recent survey (on a parenting site I can’t recall), the most common name for American mothers is “Mom.”
Mine preferred “Mother.” She’d grudgingly answer to Mom — but never Mama. For whatever reason, Mama was off the … Read the rest


Health screenings to be held at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 7, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro residents can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic serious conditions on May 13 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 925 S. Jefferies Blvd.
Lifeline Screenings will offer screenings for plaque building in arteries (related … Read the rest


Beach-Avant exchange vows at Jekyll Island | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 7, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Chelci Suzanne Beach and Scottie Avant, both of Walterboro, exchanged marriage vows on April 23 in the Hampton Inn Courtyard in Jekyll Island, Ga.
The courtyard was surrounded with live oak trees with soft lighting in the natural setting.
The … Read the rest


Healthy Tip: Parking | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 7, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


Volunteers wanted for Edisto River cleanup | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 7, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

On Saturday May 14, Friends Of The Edisto (FRED), in conjunction with Colleton County Council, is sponsoring an Edisto River Cleanup based at Colleton State Park. The event, called Stewardship Day, is an opportunity for river users to give back … Read the rest


Off the Field | Trevor Lamar Owens | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 7, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Trevor Lamar Owens is a senior at Colleton County High School where he participates in track and field and tennis for the Cougars.
He is the son of Tracey Owens and Detra Summers of Green Pond. … Read the rest


Hannah and Dexter: 3 ways things they love about mothers | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 7, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Hannah’s mother has always visited her family’s home for Mother’s Day — that is until her mother passed away a year ago. This year, Hannah asked her mother where she was going to spend Mother’s Day and she replied, “Right … Read the rest


For the love of teaching | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 7, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By By LORI BEARD
loribellbeard@gmail.com
Jenny Williams was sitting in her third-grade class and then, she knew she wanted to be a teacher.  She loved everything about it.  The chalkboard, the teacher edition books, Williams loved everything that her teacher … Read the rest


Relay for Life holds yard sale | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 7, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photo by CAROL HAUN
TREASURES. A yard and book sale was held Saturday at Bethel U.M. Church to raise funds for Relay for Life. Organizers plan to make the sale an annual event.


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