Monthly Archives: June 2016

WHS class of 1956 holds reunion | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 25, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro High School Class of 1956 held its 60th reunion on June 11 at the Walterboro Elks Lodge. Classmates came from as far away as San Diego, Calif. to attend. Class members meet on the third Thursday of each … Read the rest


Veterans can get more taxes back under new law | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 25, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By JANET D. SMITH
cvao@colletoncounty.org

On June 7, Gov. Nikki Haley signed into law Bill H.3147 which affects veterans’ tax exemptions.
Under the new law, S.C. military pay exemptions will be phased in over a period of five years. This … Read the rest


CCMS: Brooks, Johnson are Olympiads | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 25, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Middle School History Academic team recently qualified two students, Isaiah Brooks and Kevin Johnson, to compete in the 2016 Elementary and Middle School National Championships of the United States Geography Olympiad (USGO) and … Read the rest


New restaurant, market to open at Edisto | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 25, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Philip Bardin, Brandon Rushing and Jackson Hatch have announced plans to open Ella & Ollie’s, a local seafood-driven concept that will house a restaurant and market on Edisto Island. Ella & Ollie’s is slated to open in late July and … Read the rest


Coloring contest winners announced | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 25, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Winners in the coloring contest sponsored by Walmart in The Press and Standard were: ages 2-4, Brady Bishop; ages 5-7, Allyson Leah “Ally” Scott; and ages 8-10, Mykeem Gant. All the pages are on display in the customer service department … Read the rest


Sheffield competes in Miss S.C. | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 25, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

2016 Miss Walterboro Sweetheart Riki Sheffield was in Columbia last week representing Walterboro in the Miss S.C. Pageant. She has been there since June 10, rehearsing for a television show that will air on ABC News 4 at 8 p.m. … Read the rest


Dickerson speaks on First Steps to PEP club | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 25, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Cindy Dickerson, director of First Steps, talked to members of the PEP Club during its May program.
First Steps is a program to prepare children for kindergarten. The program starts when a baby is born at Colleton Medical Center and … Read the rest


Postmaster graduates | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

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

On June 10, Walterboro Postmaster and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Doug Mixson, Jr. graduated from the US Postal Service’s National Lean Leader Program at their Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
The Office of Continuous Improvement at Postal Headquarters administers the … Read the rest


White featured in Las Vegas magazine | News | The Press and Standard

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

Tifferney White, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elijah White of Yemassee and niece of Adaline Riley-White, is now CEO and president of Discovery Children’s Museum in Las Vegas, Nev. She was featured in this article in “Vegas Seven,” written by … Read the rest


Behie attends GoSciTech | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Sutton Behie, a rising freshman at Cougar New Tech, attended GoSciTech summer camp at the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) located in Hartsville. Behie’s selection was based on her interest in astrophysics … Read the rest


The family flock: Cottageville chicken breeder started from scratch | News | The Press and Standard

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

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

Lots of people have chickens. Fewer people have horses, dogs, rabbits, ducks and chickens. And even fewer people have chickens that lay pastel-colored eggs.
Cottageville resident Becky Pelton raises white Leghorn chickens, which lay huge white … Read the rest


Swim camp … and much more | News | The Press and Standard

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

Thanks to Colleton County Sheriff’s Deputy Jimmy Wiggins, 23 Colleton youngsters are learning to swim during Camp Wildwood in Varnville this week.
The camp also includes arts and crafts, music, woodworking and other activities.
Wiggins has been organizing a local … Read the rest


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


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