Monthly Archives: July 2016

Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 31, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Who Will Defend America?
Dear Editor:
As a senior citizen who grew up in the 50s, I am frightened about what has happened, and continues to happen, to our country. Not only is our ability to defend our country from … Read the rest


If you love the game, it will love you back | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 31, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

This community loves the game of baseball. After all, with one of the most-beautiful ballparks in the state — the ACE Basin Sports Complex — found on our front porch, how could we not? A lot of young, still developing … Read the rest


If I can just help somebody… | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 31, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

At the close of my prayers, each time that I pray to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, I always say, “Lord, please help me to be a blessing to someone, so that I can be a blessing to you.”… Read the rest


Are you resisting moving to Canada? | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 31, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

“Jeff Cook wants to sell your house if you’re moving to Canada because of Trump or Clinton.”
That headline caught my attention recently when the Charleston City Paper posted it on social media. The short news article included a picture … Read the rest


Walterboro woman named deadbeat | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro woman has been designated this week’s deadbeat parent.

Deanna Marie Reeves, 32, whose last known address was on Creekside Lane in Walterboro, is wanted on a Colleton County Family Court bench warrant for owing over $9,900 in child … Read the rest


Bluegrass and Burritos fundraiser held | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by BARRY MOORE
Gary Brightwell and granddaughter Mary Folger enjoy the Bluegrass and Burritos fundraiser for FoCCAS and the Colleton Center held Friday. Liza Catterton serves up a plate  of goodies for son Walker. The event was sponsored by … Read the rest


We all know that karma never fails | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A former Playboy model got schooled in sisterhood this month.
Dani Mathers, 29, caught **** for what she did in the locker room of an LA Fitness gym: She photographed an older, overweight, unclothed woman — and posted it on … Read the rest


Back-to-School Bash held at Pinckney Park | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Lowcountry Divas held a Back-to-School Bash last Saturday at Pinckney Park. The group gave away school supplies, bookbags, gift cards for school uniforms and other gifts to about 85 children who attended. Above are Shakia Graham, Royal Graham and … Read the rest


Yemassee plans National Night Out on Aug. 2 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

On Tuesday Aug. 2, neighborhoods throughout Yemassee are invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 33rd Annual National Night Out (NNO) crime and drug prevention event. National Night Out, which is sponsored by the National Association … Read the rest


Colleton native seeking information on picture, book | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 30, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

This photo submitted by Bill Connelly of San Antonio, Tx., shows, from left, his mother Mary Connelly; her sister, NormaMae; aunt Susie Breland; Uncle Carey and Aunt Molly with their five children, Dallas, Heyward, Vernon, Colleen and Edith. The third … Read the rest


Ferguson receives CDL | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 30, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Bernard Ferguson received his CDL certificate July 13 at Palmetto Training. Bernard is currently employed with Triangle Ice.


Hoopla on its way to local library | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 29, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Colleton County Memorial Library’s digital footprint will be expanding on Aug. 1.
Library Director Carl Coffin said that next Monday the library will roll out Hoopla, a new digital service.
“Those with a library card will … Read the rest


IN PHOTOS: Rusty Adams holds annual pitching camp | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 29, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photo by CINDY CROSBY
Coach Rusty Adams shows Hadley Harrison how to grip a softball when pitching. Hadley’s mom, Karmyn Bowen, was a pitcher for Adams in the early 2000s and pitched the first perfect game at Walterboro High School … Read the rest


Camp LeJeune vets eligible for benefits | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 29, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By JANET SMITH
Contributor

From the 1950s through the 1980s, people living or working at the U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., were potentially exposed to drinking water contaminated with industrial solvents, benzene and other chemicals.
You may be … Read the rest


REWARD: Still Missing “Bailey” | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 29, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Bailey, one of two dogs lost after a vehicle accident on I-95 on July 5, is still missing. She was last seen in the Dandridge Road area. “If you see her, please keep eyes on her and call baileyme and/or … Read the rest


Thomas honored for her music | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 29, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Joyce Thomas was honored by members of North Walterboro Baptist Church, family and friends on July 17 for over 60 years of providing piano music for church services, funerals, weddings and other church events.
A great music lover, Thomas has … Read the rest


Lightning 10U finishes 3rd in Mid-Atlantic tourney | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 29, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The 10U Lowcountry Lightning participated in the USSSA Mid-Atlantic Championships held this past weekend in Lexington. The Lightning, coached by Johnny Voss, finished third in the tournament following a 3-2 finish.
In game one, the Lightning … Read the rest


Growing trees for those to come | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By FRANCES L. TAYLOR
S.C. Forestry Commission
Communications Director

Joe Hamilton of Green Pond has been named District 7 Tree Farmer of the Year by the S.C. Tree Farmers Association.
Hamilton owns 26 woodland acres which he manages for timber … Read the rest


Bombers struggle in championship | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The East Coast Lady Bombers (ECLB) 10U team participated in the USSSA Mid-Atlantic Championships held this past weekend in Lexington. The young Bombers, who will soon finish their first season in 10U, went 0-4 on the … Read the rest


Cougar Football puts it to the test! | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School Cougar football team put its hard work over the summer to the test Thursday July 21 during a competition in which they showcased their endurance, physical strength, overall fitness and mental … Read the rest


Melissa Buckner celebrated | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Representatives of approximately 30 faith-based organizations filled the meeting room of the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market on the evening of July 21 to celebrate the zeal Melissa Buckner brought to growing a healthier Colleton County.… Read the rest


Carolina Cougars capture Summer Slam Championship | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Carolina Cougars went 4-0 on the weekend to capture the USSSA Summer Slam Championship held this past weekend in North Charleston.
In game one, the Cougars defeated the Berkeley Gladiators 14-6 after jumping out to … Read the rest


Second competency evaluation ordered for man arrested in Elaine Fogle murder | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Fourteenth Circuit Court Judge Perry Buckner has ordered the suspect in a 38-year-old murder case to undergo another evaluation to determine if he is competent to stand trial.
Buckner ordered a second evaluation after Dr. Matthew … Read the rest


Lights out for Knight: CCHS begins search for new coach | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School Athletic Director Chris Collins confirmed Cougar Baseball Head Coach Percy Knight resigned from both his teaching position and coaching duties on Thursday July 21.
Knight served as the head of the Cougar … Read the rest


Facebook post gets reaction | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man was brought into the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office July 22 to be questioned about a post on his Facebook page.
“Let’s strap up and head to Hampton St.,” the man allegedly posted along with three gun emojis. … Read the rest


Workshop on managing forestland set Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 28, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Those who want to learn how to better manage forested acres for more income can receive help from the Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation.
The Center will offer an educational workshop on sustainable forestry land management on Saturday July 30 … Read the rest


Search for stolen grave markers continues | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 27, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Colleton County Sheriff’s Office investigators are continuing to work the case of the missing gravestones.
Meanwhile, representatives of the Heavenly Rest Cemetery at 2061 Cottagevile Highway are continuing to work to make sure that the surviving … Read the rest


Comic Con was huge success for the community | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 27, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Column and Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

No term papers were worked on Saturday at our local library.  The only assignments were fun, imagination, and gaining new friends at the first annual Low Country Giga Toshou Con — the first event … Read the rest


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