Monthly Archives: May 2016

Picnic part of National Hospital Week celebration | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 12, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

CELEBRATING HOSPITAL WEEK. Volunteers and staff at Colleton Medical Center were treated to a picnic this week as part of the hospital’s celebration of National Hospital Week. From left are Wendy Glass, human resources director; Sydney Johns, administrative intern; and … Read the rest


Pet Vet Clinic to be held at Tractor Supply | Events | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 12, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Tractor Supply will hold an affordable Pet Vet Clinic from 9:30am-11:00am on Saturday, May 14th. They will also hold a Chicken Swap from 9am-1pm.

Premier Riding School will be on site with “Cloud 9” the pony.

For more information on … Read the rest


Walterboro man named deadbeat | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 12, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Lenwood B. Marshall Jr., 53, whose last known address was on Nunuville Road in Walterboro, has been designated this week’s deadbeat parent.

Marshall is wanted on a Colleton County Family Court bench warrant for owing over $250,107 in child support.… Read the rest


Solving Colleton’s feral pig dilemma | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

New Colleton agent needs public’s help in gathering information on feral swine.

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Senior Agriculture Agent for Clemson Cooperative Extension Marion Barnes has nothing good to say about feral swine.
“They are not a good thing running … Read the rest


USDA office to be at Clemson Extension | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
The work set to begin in Room 213 at the Bernard Warshaw Building might just help Colleton County landowners and farmers in their bid to curb the population of feral swine.
At Colleton County Council’s May … Read the rest


Celebrating Dave the Potter | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton Museum and Farmers Market, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, and the South Carolina Artisans Center have joined forces to host a day of “Celebrating Dave the Potter.”
The programs celebrating the famed slave potter will … Read the rest


Williams ready for the next phase of his life of service | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A retirement celebration for Roger ‘Gunner’ Williams is planned for Saturday at 4 p.m. in the Colleton County High School gym. By GEORGE SALSBERRY gsalsberry@lowcountry.com “Gunner” is moving on. Roger “Gunner” Williams will retire at the end of June, bringing … Read the rest


Cougar Football enters spring practice with renewed focus | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The first week of spring football practice just wrapped up for the 135 players who came out for Colleton County Cougar football. Spring practice is trending a new direction for the football program at Colleton County, … Read the rest


War Hawks manage come-back win to force “if” game in semi-finals

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

Joe Bryan and Lawson Griffith celebrate after turning a sweet 4-6-3 double play to seal CPA's win and force the "if" game on Friday. Photo by Jim Killian

Joe Bryan and Lawson Griffith celebrate after turning a sweet 4-6-3 double play to seal CPA’s win and force the “if” game on Friday. Photo by Jim Killian

The Colleton Prep War Hawk Baseball team dug themselves into a hole … Read the rest


Westbury’s honored by Ace Hardware Corporation | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Westbury Ace Hardware has been honored by the Ace Hardware Corporation for its outstanding performance. The local store was designed as a Pinnacle Performance Retailing store, one of only a few hundred of the 4,800 Ace retailers in more than … Read the rest


PHOTOS: Rodeo time in Walterboro | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Thousands of Colleton residents enjoyed the rodeo last weekend at Double D arena.

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

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Three injured in Mt. Carmel Road wreck | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Three women sustained serious injuries when their vehicle went off the roadway on Mount Carmel Road the afternoon of May 6.

Their Ford Expedition was traveling south on Mount Carmel Road when the driver lost control. The vehicle left Mount … Read the rest


CCHS Track qualifies three for state championship bid | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School Track and Field team participated in the Class AAAA State Qualifier this past weekend at Spring Valley High School in Columbia. Both the boys’ and girls’ teams competed well in the event, … Read the rest


Crime Briefs | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Phone call rings up charges
Members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office traveled to a home on Still Street Friday at 3:11 a.m. after receiving a phone call from the home’s owner.
She reported that she had just been contacted … Read the rest


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


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