Monthly Archives: June 2016

Betty Jane Walling | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 24, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Betty Jane Walling, 79, of Walterboro, passed away Wednesday, June 23, 2016 at her residence. She was the widow of Watson D. Crosby, Jr.

Funeral services were held 2 pm, Friday, June 24, 2016 at The Brice W. Herndon … Read the rest


Library wins for video | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Memorial Library won the Best Community Involvement award in the TEI Landmark Audio “Take 25” Video Contest held recently. The local library won for its video “Library Witness.”
The library will receive a “Little Free Library,” which … Read the rest


Swampfoxes go 1-3 in USSSA | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lowcountry Swampfoxes participated in the USSSA South Carolina Open State Championship held at the ACE Basin Sports Complex this past weekend.
In game one against the Beaufort All-Stars, the Swampfoxes took a 13-3 loss. Then, … Read the rest


WSC hosts “Wildfire Day” | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

 

The Walterboro Soccer Club (WSC), in partnership with the Colleton County Parks and Recreation Department, recently celebrated its spring soccer season by hosting “Wildfire Day” featuring an end-of-season tournament, jumping castle and plenty of fun … Read the rest


Ponytail power! | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

The Dixie Ponytails defeated Hanahan 11-1 in the opening round of the District 8 All-Star Tournament Monday evening in Beaufort. In just four innings, the Ponytails provided enough offense to garner a … Read the rest


Walterboro man named deadbeat | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man has been designated this week’s deadbeat parent.

Darren Stephens, 43, whose last known address was on Furlong Street in Walterboro, is wanted on an Colleton County Family Court bench warrant for owing over $30,800 in child support.… Read the rest


Minors earn shutout on 55 pitches | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The Walterboro National Minors shut out Jasper County in a 14-0 ball game Monday evening. The win advances Walterboro into the winner’s bracket, where they will play Hilton Head at 8 p.m. … Read the rest


Majors drop opener against Hampton | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The 2016 Walterboro Majors were shut out 10-0 by Hampton on Monday evening in the opening round of All-Star action. The loss sent the Majors into the elimination bracket where they faced … Read the rest


Chamber presents annual awards | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro-Colleton County Chamber of Commerce presented its annual awards June 16 during a banquet held at USC Salkehatchie’s Walterboro campus.
Chamber President Jeremy Ware presented the following awards:
Small Business Entrepreneur: Lyn Tanner, Walterboro Rental and Equipment;
Large Company/Industry … Read the rest


Thinking about the unthinkable: Active shooter workshop held | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Representatives of Colleton County churches gathered June 18 at the New Life United Methodist Church to ponder their reaction to the unthinkable.
In Charleston, people gathered for a day of remembrance of the lives lost at … Read the rest


Brightwell, Carmichael to head local rural arts initiative | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Museum Director Gary Brightwell has been chosen as one of six people chosen to head local teams in a series of regional meetings on the S.C. Arts Commission’s new initiative “The Art of Community: Rural S.C.” Dr. Ann … Read the rest


Crime Briefs | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Vehicle taken
after home burglary
Members of the Walterboro Police Department were called to the first block of Dogwood Lane Monday afternoon to investigate a vehicle theft.
A witness called June 20 at 1:30 p.m. to report seeing a black … Read the rest


Linda Joyce Martin | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 23, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Columbia — Ms. Linda Joyce Martin, 62, died Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia.  A memorial service will be  held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, June 26, at Chester Freedom Ministries with Rev. Steve Bishop and … Read the rest


HCSO investigating home burglaries | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 23, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

The following is a press release from the Hampton County Sheriff’s Office:

The Hampton County Sheriff’s Office continues its concentrated effort to investigate several home burglaries that have occurred, including three on June 22, within the county. Each of the … Read the rest


Turning the corner: Labor numbers up | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 23, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Colleton County Administrator Kevin Griffin looked at the April employment numbers provided by the state and decided to dig a little deeper.
The April numbers provided by the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce reported … Read the rest


Angels split double-header forcing decision game | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 23, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The Walterboro Dixie Angels split a double-header against Bluffton in the X-Play District All-Star Tournament Monday evening at the ACE Basin Sports Complex, forcing a decision game.
The Angels earned an 8-7 … Read the rest


Artisans Center gets $500,000 grant | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 23, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A number of months ago, S.C. Artisans Center Director Gale Doggette talked with Rep. Chip Limehouse about getting some additional funding for the center. He said he’d be glad to help.
Last week, Doggette said she got a very pleasant … Read the rest


Salk gets $100,000 for nursing program | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 23, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The University of South Carolina Salkehatchie is set to  receive a $100,000 grant to bring new technology to its Rural Nursing Initiative.
Last week, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina announced that USC Salkehatchie would receive the funds to assist in … Read the rest


More money, more time for Bells school project | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 23, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Colleton County School District officials are dealing with two more pieces of bad news on the construction of a new Bells Elementary School.
At the school board’s June 14 meeting, members learned that not all the … Read the rest


Darlings dazzle in All-Star opener | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 23, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Walterboro Darlings came out strong in their opening All-Star game at the ACE Basin Sports Complex Monday evening. With the 15-3 win over Bluffton, the Darlings advance into the winner’s bracket and will have a … Read the rest


Renegades finish runner-up in Open State | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 22, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lowcountry Renegades finished runner-up in the Silver Division of the USSSA South Carolina Open State Championships at the ACE Basin Sports Complex this past weekend. They would go 2-and-2 on the weekend, following a number … Read the rest


Walterboro man faces murder charge in shooting | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 22, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Chestnut Road man has been charged in connection with the shooting death of a Summerville woman in the early morning hours of June 18.
Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey reports that Jameleeh Harrison, 21, of Summerville was killed by … Read the rest


Two arrested on multiple charges | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 22, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
A Walterboro driver and her Islandton passenger face multiple charges in connection with a series of incidents on the morning of June 15.
The driver, Ashlee E. Corter, 31, of 407 Fourth St., Walterboro, was charged … Read the rest


Carolina Connection gains experience | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 22, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Carolina Connection 12U baseball team competed in the USSSA South Carolina Open State Championships at the ACE Basin Sports Complex last weekend. The Connection, a newly formed team, would go 0-4 over the weekend.
On … Read the rest


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