Monthly Archives: June 2016

Barr-Williams announce their engagement | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

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

BARR-WILLIAMS
Donny and Tammy Barr of Cottageville announce the engagement of their daughter, Crystal Lynn Barr, of Walterboro and Justin Christopher Williams, son of Chris and Cindy Williams, all of Walterboro.
The bride-elect is a student at the Medical University … Read the rest


CCHS youth football camp to be June 18 | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School Football Program will hold its annual Cougar Youth Football Camp, where participants can practice with the Cougars, on Saturday, June 18 from 9 a.m.–12 noon.
The camp will be held on … Read the rest


Cadets graduate basic training | News | The Press and Standard

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

Thirty-one Colleton County High School NJROTC Cadets graduated from the NJROTC Basic Leadership Training Camp at the Marine Corps Recruiting Depot, Parris Island, on June 3.
The three-day camp included leadership skills, core values, watch standing, obstacle course, confidence course, … Read the rest


The pastor is a photographer | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 11, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Bedon pastor Eric Bjork
is artist of the month
at Colleton Museum.

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Eric Bjork is inviting visitors to the Colleton County Museum and Farmers Market to share his vision.
Bjork, the long-time pastor of Bedon Baptist … Read the rest


Seminar offers help in dealing with trauma, stress | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 11, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Cops and emergency personnel from around the Lowcountry received training on how to deal with the stress of their chosen careers at a day-long seminary at Lowcountry AHEC last Friday.
The seminar was one of four being conducted around the … Read the rest


Scouts say thank you | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 11, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

On May 20 the Girl Scouts of Troop 294, as part of the National Thank You celebration, provided dinner for all of the county’s first responders, including the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office, Walterboro Police Department, and Colleton County Fire Rescue … Read the rest


Walterboro woman celebrates 113th birthday | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 11, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photo by BARRY MOORE
Ella Collington celebrated her 113th birthday with a party held by family and friends Saturday June 4. She was born May 30, 1903 on Bonnie Doone Plantation. She has a sister, Sue Fishburne, who is 88, … Read the rest


It’s our duty to open our hearts to children in need | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 11, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

While training to become a volunteer with the Cass Elias McCarter Guardian ad Litem Program, Ron Goff learned about the crucial need for child advocates in Colleton County.
Guardians ad Litem are community volunteers who are court appointed to child … Read the rest


Pressey medals in beach battle | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 10, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Colleton County rising sophomore Tyrese Pressey traded in his wrestling mat for the sands of Folly Beach last Saturday in the Battle at the Beach, the first USA Wrestling-sanctioned beach tournament.
Accompanied by Head Wrestling Coach … Read the rest


Save me! I need a someone to love | Lilly | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 10, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

LILLY will sit in your lap and purr if you give her coat some nice scrunchies. She is a purring machine who simply wants a loving, safe home of her own. Lilly is litter-box trained and gets along well with … Read the rest


Students learn about health careers | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 10, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

“When you’re an RN, you can do anything,” Jennifer Berry, who is a registered nurse at Colleton Medical Center, told students at the Summer Health Careers Exploration Symposium held June 2 at Lowcountry AHEC.
“And it’s really easy to find … Read the rest


Check out plans for next phase of The Loop Project | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 10, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The design of the next phase of The Loop Project is 95% complete and waiting on Walterboro City Council’s approval to begin.
Mark Baker, president of Wood-Partners Inc. Landscape Architects and Land Planners, described the next phase his company is … Read the rest


South State to close lobby of Robertson branch, drive-through remains open | News | The Press and Standard

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

Friday June 10 at 5 p.m., South State Bank on Robertson Boulevard will close the lobby of its branch bank there. The drive-through lanes will remain open, however, on Monday-Thursday from 8:20 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. and … Read the rest


Students to represent state at National Beta Convention | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 10, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Three students from area middle school recently won a state title at the South Carolina Junior Beta Club State Convention in the Book Battle competition. Katherine Ryan, Alyssa Wilson and Zachery Wilson placed first out of … Read the rest


Auditions for ‘Steel Magnolias’ planned next week | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 10, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Auditions for the play “Steel Magnolias” will be held Tuesday June 14 at 7 p.m. with call backs June 15, if needed at The Colleton Center, 494 Hampton Street, Walterboro.
Rehearsals will be Monday–Thursday beginning June 24 in Ridgeland. Exceptions … Read the rest


Dinner sale to raise money to compete at Disney World | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 10, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Eleven-year-old Kendall Christian of Walterboro is one of 500 finalists chosen from 75,000 contestants to attend the Premiere Performing Arts Program talent showcases at Disney World in December.
A barbecue fundraiser will be held Saturday June 11 from 11 a.m.-6 … Read the rest


Voter registration office to be open Saturday for absentee voting | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 10, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Voter Registration and Elections office is now open for in-office absentee voting. Voters may stop by the office at 115A Benson St. on Monday-Friday during business hours or on Saturday June 11 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. to … Read the rest


Strickland and Co. take first in Cobra Golf Tournament | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 10, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Kyle Strickland, an alumni and former baseball player at Coker College in Hartsville, was convinced by the father/son duo of Alex and Hunter Hall to join their five-man team in the annual Cobra Baseball Captain’s Choice … Read the rest


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