Monthly Archives: May 2016

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.


Group tours Hendrick Racing in Charlotte | News | The Press and Standard

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

On April 29, the Colleton County Machine Tool Class visited the Rick Hendrick Racing facility in Charlotte, N.C.
The students were treated to a view of the advanced machining of automotive parts  manufactured for racing: pistons, valve covers, air wrenches … Read the rest


Sporting clays tourney raises funds for Children’s Miracle Network | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

Log a Load for Kids in conjunction with the Children’s Miracle Network hosted a “sporting clays” fun event on Wednesday, April 13 at Broxton Bridge Plantation in Ehrhardt.
A total of 119 shooters participated in the event that raised more … Read the rest


CPA JVs shut out Raiders to end season | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Future War Hawks out-score
opponents 153-33 for the season.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

If the junior varsity team is considered a gauge for the future success of the program, Colleton Prep Baseball will be “sitting pretty” for a number of … Read the rest


A ‘good coach’ is hard to find | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Lately, I’ve been thinking more about what defines a “good coach.”
The old expression, “If you asked 50 people, you’d likely get 50 different answers” likely holds true when it comes to defining expectations and characteristics of the proverbial “good … Read the rest


IN PHOTOS: Concert held for Habitat for Humanity | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE
SINGING FOR HOMES. Riley Bria (center) of “American Idol” and “The Voice” gave a concert in Walterboro to benefit the Colleton Habitat for Humanity “Build a Home” fund.  The concert was at the Colleton County High … Read the rest


Hawk B-team finishes season with free baseball | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The War Hawk B-team finished its season with a little free baseball, when late rallies forced an extra inning in both games this past week.
Against St. Francis Catholic School Wednesday April 27, Colleton Prep put … Read the rest


McCubbins takes command | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County High School Naval Junior ROTC Unit conducted its annual awards program on April 20. The awards day program is designed to recognize those cadets for their dedicated service, outstanding performance of duty in the NJROTC, and their … Read the rest


Litchfield named farmer of the year | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton Soil and Water Conservation District honored John B. (Johnny) B. Litchfield as their 2015 Farmer of the Year during the district’s annual Affiliate Banquet held at Coastal Outback on April 26.
The members of the district’s board presented … Read the rest


PHOTOS: Walterboro Criterium 2016 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 6, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

Here are a few shots from last week’s Downtown Walterboro Criterium. Look for more pictures and information next week’s The Press and Standard.

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DSS clients get new car seats | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photo by BARRY MOORE
Installing car seats. Rich Riney of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office; Sandra Polk, Latoya Pinckney and Audrey Brown with the Dept. of Social Services; and Paul Haase of the sheriff’s office installed car seats for DSS … Read the rest


The Thin Gold Line: The life of a dispatcher | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
April 10-16 was National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week nationwide — locally it was a time for Colleton County to celebrate its thin gold line.
The law enforcement officers are known as the thin blue line, firefighters-paramedics … Read the rest


Salk’s Raheem Freeman going to USC Aiken | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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GOING TO USC AIKEN. USC Salkehatchie’s Raheem Freeman will continue his education and basketball career at USC Aiken in the fall. Freeman, a standout 6’4 shooting guard for the Indians, signed a full scholarship to Aiken last week. … Read the rest


Twenty attend S.C. Democratic Convention | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Twenty delegates and alternates from Colleton County attended the S.C. Democratic Party Convention this year.  Two Colleton County State delegates applied to become Democratic National Convention delegates: Senator Margie Bright Matthews and Jessica Bright.  “For the first time in the … Read the rest


War Hawk Golf finishes ninth in state tourney | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep War Hawk Golf team took care of business, beating Dorchester Academy by one, to earn a spot in the 2016 SCISA Class A State Golf Tournament held on General Hackler Course at Coastal … Read the rest


When you call 9-1-1: How it all works | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on May 6, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

When an emergency call comes in, a dispatcher faces a console with five computer screens, three computer keyboards, a pair of computer mice and assorted other pieces of equipment.
The main screen is the CAD system, surrounded by screens for … Read the rest


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