Monthly Archives: June 2016

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


Local realtors sponsor Republican forum | News | The Press and Standard

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

Colleton’s two Republican candidates in the November election participated in a forum  Monday at the Colleton Museum. From left are: Richard Ramsey, Robin Harrison, James Broderick (candidate for S.C. House District 121), Vicky Schrimpf, Joan Bruce, Cassidy Hardy, Sheriff R.A. … Read the rest


Highway Patrol says no charges to be filed in accident | News | The Press and Standard

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

A 17-year-old Colleton County female and a 29-year-old man were killed when they were they were stuck by a motor vehicle Saturday evening.
According to the preliminary report from the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the two pedestrians were in the … Read the rest


Social Security: Disability Fund improves in near term | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 22, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

The Social Security Board of Trustees released its annual report June 22 on the long-term financial status of the Social Security Trust Funds. The combined asset reserves of the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) Trust Funds are … Read the rest


I need a home | Sam | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 22, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

SAM is a very good looking black and white adult cat, with very soft fur, who loves to play with cat toys. He will help you play some fun cat games using catnip mice and squeaky toys. Sam is being … Read the rest


Walterboro American AA All-Stars eliminated | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 22, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The Walterboro American Coach Pitch All-Star team, coached by Shane Douglas, was eliminated from competition on Sunday afternoon in Bluffton after going 2-2 in the tournament.
In game one, played Thursday June … Read the rest


School district statement on graduate’s death | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 21, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County School District family is deeply saddened and mourns with the Colleton County High School family the loss of Casey Parrott, a recent graduate of Colleton County High School.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Casey’s family and … Read the rest


William Rallie Herman Nettles | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 20, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

JOHNS ISLAND – Mr. William Rallie Herman Nettles, affectionately known by many as “Bill”, age 78, of Johns Island, entered into rest Saturday morning, June 18, 2016, at his home. He was the loving husband of Mrs. Linda Crosby Nettles … Read the rest


Amy Simpson Crosby | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 20, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Amy Simpson Crosby, 60, of Walterboro, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2016. She was the widow of Mr. Thomas Frampton Crosby.

Funeral services were held 3 pm, Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Bethel Baptist Church. Interment followed in the … Read the rest


Casey Darlene Parrott | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 20, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Miss Casey Darlene Parrott, 17, of Walterboro, passed away Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Colleton Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held 11 am, Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at Pine Grove Baptist Church, No.1, Walterboro. Interment will follow in the … Read the rest


Marshall William Catterton, Jr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 20, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Mr. Marshall William Catterton, Jr., known to everyone as “Bubba”, 28, of Mashawville, passed away Sunday, June 19, 2016 at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Funeral services will be held 4 pm, Tuesday afternoon, June 21, 2016, at The … Read the rest


Update: Walterboro man charged in connection with shooting death | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 19, 2016 6:06 pm by The Press and Standard

A Chestnut Drive man has been charged in connection with the shooting
death of a Summerville woman early Saturday morning.
Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey reports that Jameleeh Harrison,
21, of Summerville was killed by a single gunshot wound to
Read the rest

Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 19, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Thank you to all  who helped  with literacy program
Dear Editor:
On June 30, I will complete 25 years as tutor, coordinator and executive director with the Colleton County Literacy Council. And what rewarding years they have been.
But it … Read the rest


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