Monthly Archives: June 2016

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


Darlings dive into summer All-Star play | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Walterboro Darlings will dive into summer All-Star competition on Monday June 20 at ACE Basin Sports Complex at 8:00 pm. on Cherokee Field.
In a five-team bracket, the Darlings will compete against Beaufort, Bluffton, Hanahan … Read the rest


Softball camp held at ACE Basin Complex | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

Coach Rusty Adams’ Softball Camp was attended by approximately 35 campers earlier this week, all wanting to learn more about the fundamentals of the game. Held at ACE Basin Sports Complex, Coach Adams, along with former, current and future college … Read the rest


Twenty-three enjoy sheriff’s camp | News | The Press and Standard

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

Twenty-three local youngsters had fun at the third annual  Sheriff R.A. Strickland Summer Camp held at Bonnie Doone Plantation last week. Campers got to interact with deputies, investigate “crime scenes” and learn about law enforcement as well as enjoy kickball, … Read the rest


Martha Lee Bost Drum

Posted on June 16, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

Born on the 5th of July, 1951 in Concord, North Carolina, Martha was the daughter of Buford Lynn Bost, Jr and Margaret Stuart Caldwell Bost. She was the namesake of her great aunt Martha Caldwell Love also of Concord, NC. … Read the rest


Breaking: Reports indicate S.C. State probation lifted | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on June 16, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

The Times and Democrat in Orangeburg is reporting that S.C. State University’s probation has been lifted by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

The university was on probation with the college-accrediting agency due to financial problems. … Read the rest


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