Monthly Archives: June 2016

The library’s ‘Hideaway’ hangout | News | The Press and Standard

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

By Vicki C. Brown
Young Adult Coordinator Reference Librarian
Colleton County Memorial Library

It took several years to plan, but finally it’s here and completed. The Colleton County Memorial Library has a new teen hangout and reading room called “The … Read the rest


Ponytails head into All-Star play | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The 2016 Walterboro Ponytails will begin competition in the All-Star District Tournament Monday June 20 in Beaufort. The Ponytails will compete in a six-team bracket along with Goose Creek, Moncks Corner, Beaufort, North Charleston and Hanahan.… Read the rest


Finding Max a new home | News | The Press and Standard

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

Friends of the Colleton County Animal Shelter’s (FoCCAS) foster puppy Max has had more than his fair share of bumps in the road.  Thanks to a generous grant from the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to … Read the rest


Pre-dedication held for new exercise room at BZS Center | News | The Press and Standard

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

A pre-dedication of the Katie Fennell Washington Exercise Room at the BZS Community Center in Ruffin was held Saturday June 11. The room is under construction and scheduled for completion in September. Pictured are Aubreanna Eady, MyKylah Chisolm, Trey Bartley, … Read the rest


Two entertain residents at Pruitt Healthcare | News | The Press and Standard

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

Roy Orbison (a.k.a. Richard Hippey) of St. George and Gar Linder of Walterboro provided entertainment for residents at Pruitt Health Care last week.  Hippey has a band “Rich Hippey,” based in St. George and has been an Orbison impersonator since … Read the rest


Maggie and Marvin visit craft camp | News | The Press and Standard

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

The smiles were plentiful when Maggie McMillan visited the children’s craft camp at Baskets & Bows at 1260 Bells Highway the morning of June 8.
McMillan, a outreach coordinator for Coastal Kids Dental and Braces, was on hand to talk … Read the rest


Davis and Kuno – A Working Team

Posted on June 17, 2016 7:07 pm by Cindy Crosby

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Raymond Davis has a reputation for developing strong relationships – with his family, the community, his animals and especially the youth of Colleton County. A long-time volunteer coach and mentor, Davis tends to put his heart and soul into … Read the rest


Angels ready to soar | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Angels All-Star team will participate in the District Tournament beginning Monday, June 20 at 6 p.m.
Luckily, you won’t have to travel far in order to watch the Angels compete, as the ACE … Read the rest


Salk holds first volleyball camp | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

USC Salkehatchie Volleyball Coach Amanda Jones held her first high school skills camp last week in the Indian’s gym in Walterboro.  Coach Jones is pictured with a few of last week’s campers. For more information on Salk Volleyball, please contact … Read the rest


Healthy Tip | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


New IHOP holds ribbon cutting ceremony | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro IHOP held its ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 2, 2016.
Mohamed Makawi of Florence, who owns the franchise, has been an IHOP developer since 1999 in 29 counties in North and South Carolina.
His company employs more than 500 … Read the rest


Severe thunderstorm with 60 mph winds, hail moving through county | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
408 PM EDT FRI JUN 17 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF…
HAMPTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA…
BEAUFORT COUNTY IN … Read the rest


Severe thunderstorm watch issued until 10 p.m. Friday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION FOR WATCH 266

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC

154 PM EDT FRI JUN 17 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN … Read the rest


IN PHOTOS: Last night’s Chamber of Commerce awards | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard


Republican forum planned Monday at museum | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro Board of Realtors will host a political forum on Monday June 20 at the Colleton Museum (Market Place) from 2-3 p.m.

Republican candidates scheduled to participate are Andy Strickland, sheriff, and James Broderick, S.C. House 121.

The group plans … Read the rest


It’s official: S.C. State passes accreditation test | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

After successfully demonstrating compliance with its accrediting agency’s standards, S.C. State University has been removed from probation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), university officials announced Thursday. While on probation, S.C. State remained an … Read the rest


Cottageville man named deadbeat | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Cottageville man has been designated as this week’s deadbeat parent by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office.

Robert N. Pentland, 34, whose last known address was on Peirce Road in Cottageville, is wanted on a Colleton County Family Court bench … Read the rest


A piece of paper that can change lives | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Adult ed director Lynn Jones will retire June 30. By KATRENA McCALL editor@lowcountry.com When Lynn Jones became the first full-time director of Adult Education in 2003, the program was in a back room with old metal tables, rusty chairs and … Read the rest


O’shay: ‘I know I have a purpose’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

In the words of O’shay Wiggins, he is “gonna keep it pushin’ for my brothers, because they would want me to do that.”

O’shay was released from Savannah Memorial Hospital last week. He is now recovering … Read the rest


Home field advantage for Walterboro Minors | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Parks and Recreation will host the 2016 Dixie Youth District 8 All-Star games at ACE Basin Sports Complex beginning Monday June 20, giving the Walterboro Minors a home-field advantage.
The Walterboro National Minors, … Read the rest


Chris Horvath ‘found a home’ at Colleton’s adult ed program | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

When Chris Horvath came to adult ed, he found a home.
Born in Pennsylvania, Horvath came to Colleton from Bamberg County where he taught and was then coordinator of the special education program. He was a special ed teacher at … Read the rest


Old meets new: Teens learn to play croquet | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 17, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By Vicki Brown

Young Adult Coordinator

Young Adults at Colleton County Memorial Library discovered that something historical can be a lot of fun.

On Thursday June 9, teens learned about the history of the game of croquet. Charles Bridges, a … Read the rest


County shuffling office space, buying building | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Moving day is looming for the offices of Colleton County Voter Registration and Elections, Colleton County Public Defender and Colleton County Probation, Parole and Pardon Services.
Two resolutions given Colleton County Council during its June 7 … Read the rest


Meeting Mya | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Mya Noel Campbell, at 19 months old, has plenty of personality to go around. She loves Mickey Mouse, Cheetos, apple juice and anything that lights up or plays music. She keeps her parents, Ashley King and … Read the rest


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