Monthly Archives: June 2016

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
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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


Update: Summerville woman shot to death | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 19, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

A Summerville woman died early Saturday morning after being shot in the 200 block of Chestnut Drive.

Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey reports that Jameleeh Harrison, 21, of Summerville was killed by a single gunshot wound to the head. Harvey … Read the rest


Update: Two killed in Saturday accident | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 19, 2016 11:11 am 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


Death investigation underway | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 19, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office and the Colleton County Coroner’s
Office are investigating a Saturday morning death in the 200 block of
Chestnut Drive.
A report of gunshots sent members of the sheriff’s office to the
address Saturday at approximately
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Pedestrian killed in Saturday accident | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 19, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

A 17-year-old Colleton County female was killed and a 29-year-old man
critically injured 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
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God’s strength keeps me from growing weary, enables me to take a stand in the world | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

I’m in cycle where I seem to be annoying other people just by showing up. I haven’t intentionally tried to provoke anyone, but somehow I have managed to stir up humanity without much effort.
I pulled my car into a … Read the rest


At least I’ve never seen a stripper in drawers and thigh-high stockings | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

I love to fly; I actually look forward to flights. Well, as much as one can look forward to being crammed into a metal cigar tube and tossed into the uncaring sky.
Just kidding. Flying is fun, despite delays, turbulence, … Read the rest


Dads, be that example for your kids! | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

Every year the third Sunday in June is the day that we pay special homage to our fathers. They deserve honor just as our mothers do. However, dads are sometimes overlooked on this special day, and we don’t always “go … Read the rest


Building the leaders of tomorrow | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 18, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Twenty-two students attend Boys/Girls State last week.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

They call it “a week that will change a lifetime.”
According to 22 students from Colleton County High School and Colleton Prep Academy who attended last week’s Palmetto Girls … Read the rest


Hannah and Dexter: Three reasons fathers are important | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 18, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By Shiela Martina
Illustrated by Najah Clemmons

Hannah and Dexter had a lot of things in common but had many differences as well. Not only do they live on opposite sides of town, they are growing up in different home … Read the rest


New coordinator named for S.C. Lowcountry Promise Zone | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 18, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Savannah River Site executive with broad strategic experience has been named the new coordinator for the six counties in the federally-designated S.C. Lowcountry Promise Zone.

Dean Van Pelt, who has 28 years of experience of management and engineering support … Read the rest


Colleton Citadel Club presents three $1,500 scholarships | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 18, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Citadel Club presented $1,500 scholarships to 2016 graduates Cole Cummings, Isaac Sauls and Brian Murdaugh  to attend The Citadel this fall. The presentations were made by Citadel Club President Scott Hilderbrand and Vice President Luke Guess at … Read the rest


First chess lessons held at BZS Center in Ruffin | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 18, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Trey Bartley watches as Carl Coffin, director of the Colleton County Memorial Library, makes a move during chess instruction Saturday at the BZS Community Center. Coffin will be at the BZS Community Center on Ruffin on the second and fourth … Read the rest


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