Monthly Archives: July 2016

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


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

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

Armed robbers leave something behind
A Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputy, making his second visit to Fontainebleau Road the afternoon of July 22, found the car he had been chasing earlier.
A call for assistance sent the deputy towards Yemassee … Read the rest


IN PHOTOS: Bonnie Doone Plantation holds summer camp | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 27, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Bonnie Doone Plantation offered summer camp for children in June and July. Activities included canoeing and fishing on the Ashepoo River and team building exercises such as a climbing wall to help everyone get to know one another and how … Read the rest


Check out Sen. Margie B. Matthews on front page of NY Times | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 27, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

http://www.nytimes.com/pages/todayspaper/index.html

Click on this link, then look in middle column under Today’s Front Pages.


Heat index 105-107 starting Tuesday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 25, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

INLAND COLLETON-

INCLUDING THE CITY OF WALTERBORO

6:46 AM EDT MON JUL 25 2016

.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 90S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHTPARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING…THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR. … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Thanks to all who helped with iPop
Dear Editor:
Thanks to multiple different companies, churches and kind, generous people, I got to experience a dream come true at iPop. Your kindness is highly appreciated.
Thank you to Westbury’s ACE Hardware, … Read the rest


Help be the change that makes the future better | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

When it comes to the summer of 2016, my hope is somewhere down the road, we’ll look back upon this span of time and recall it was a time that forced our great nation, our state and our community to … Read the rest


You cannot murder hate | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

“The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy.  Instead of diminishing evil, it multiplies it. Through violence you may murder the liar, but you cannot murder the lie, … Read the rest


Hanging out: I do not do it easily or with grace | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

My husband and I recently vacationed with two other couples. It was fun — and eye-opening, considering Widdle Baby and I were together for 10 days in airplanes, hotel rooms and a ship’s cabin. Together 24/7. All. The. Time.
Disclaimer: … Read the rest


Will the real ‘you’ please stand up? | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Oftentimes we meet people who send one message about themselves, but sometimes there is a completely different “self” underneath. There is a poem, “The Man in the Mirror,” that speaks volumes about man’s recognizing who he truly is, because he … Read the rest


Forklife class graduates at Palmetto Training | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Graduates who completed Palmetto Tranining’s most recent Forklift class on Monday July 11 are Trenton Stanfill, Chris Cannon, Carl Stevens, Everette Williams, Darien Milledge, Austin Benton, Justin Baxley, Ray Wright, Jonathan Raysor, Markeith Bradley, Leonard Ritter and Osiris Tyler. The … Read the rest


Local sorority helps with literacy program | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
The members of the Walterboro Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority donated a part of Saturday to joining a literacy effort started by two teachers from Greenville County.
The two teachers, Samantha Boyd and Shiree … Read the rest


Band announces marching show | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Band of Blue has announced its 2016 fall half time production as  “Subliminal.” The marching show will feature music written by Steve Vento and drill design by Bob Buckner and  music written in 2015 for the Blue Springs (MO) … Read the rest


Campers graduate swim camp | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 23, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Two swimming camps, organized by the sheriff’s office School Resource Officer Jimmy Wiggins, were held in June at Camp Wildwood in Hampton.
Twenty-five campers attended the first session on June 13-24. Activities included swimming, water safety, DNR boating safety, athletic … Read the rest


Local teens rescue Edisto turtle | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 23, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

One night last week about 11:45, 17-year-old Effie Moorer with her sister Emma, 16, and friend Dylan Goshorn, 16, were “cutting the street” on Palmetto Boulevard, listening to island beach music, when they got a big surprise.
“Out of the … Read the rest


Free books available at Adult Ed outdoor library | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 23, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Adult Education now offers free books through its “library” in front of the building on Colleton Loop. The library was built and installed by students from Thunderbolt Career and Technology Center. Anyone who wants a book may stop … Read the rest


Eleven go to winter guard spin camp | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 23, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Eleven Colleton County High School Band of Blue Color Guard members completed the 2016 Etude Winter Guard Spin Camp at Summerville High School.
The clinic was held Saturday July 16 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. with over 70 high school guard … Read the rest


Thunderbolt students take aerospace course | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 23, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Thunderbolt Career and Technology Center students learned skills needed to work in the aerospace industry in a special course held earlier this month.
Four TCTC students and four other students recruited through the S.C. Skills Center attended the three-week course … Read the rest


Elvis visits local Elks Lodge | News | The Press and Standard

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

Elvis impersonator Phil Urban performed for 180 Elks and guests at the Elks Lodge Saturday night, helping the group raise funds for a variety of community service projects.

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Band attends drum major camp | News | The Press and Standard

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

Five Colleton County High School Band of Blue members completed the 2016 University of South Carolina Band Drum Major and Leadership Clinic in Columbia.
The clinic held June 16-18 had 70 high school band drum major and leadership candidates from … Read the rest


Healthy Tip of the Week | The Press and Standard

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


Colleton County All-Star Football schedule | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton County All-Star Football schedule for 2016 has been announced:
• Aug. 1-2 from 6-7 p.m.: Helmets issued at the stadium.
• Monday Aug. 8: All-Star football practice begins; shorts and helmets only the first week.
• Saturday Aug. … Read the rest


Public input wanted on community safety | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton KEYS Coalition (keeping every youth safe) is concerned about what is happening in our community, both to our youth and adults alike.  The Coalition believes that recent youth tragedies have yielded tremendous family, personal and community stress that … Read the rest


Johnson inks scholarship to be a Knight | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 22, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Former Cougar and Colleton County High School Class of 2016 graduate Brian Johnson Jr. signed a scholarship on Monday July 18 to play football for St. Andrews University in Laurinburg, N.C. Recruited as a tight end, … Read the rest


FHE gives awards for brilliant brains, bodies | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 22, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County School District celebrated the end-of-summer reading camp with an award recognition ceremony held Wednesday July 13 at Forest Hills Elementary. Themed as “Building Brilliant Brains and Bodies,” the reading camp served 120 rising third- … Read the rest


Learning about Pocahontas | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 22, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A large crowd heard USC Salkehatchie history professor Sarah Miller, PhD., speak on the “secret life” of Pocahontas last week at the Colleton County Memorial Library. Miller’s talk dispelled many of the myths that surround Pocahontas and offered an insight … Read the rest


Growing the rural economy | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 22, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Training on rural economy led by trio from Richmond, Va.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond teamed up with The South Carolina Association for Community Economic Development on July 13 to host a community development training session at the meeting … Read the rest


Dobison lands on SCBL All-Star team | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 22, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Willis Dobison, 2013 Colleton County High School graduate and rising senior at Limestone College, has had a busy summer. In fact, that is likely an understatement, because when it comes to the game of baseball, Dobison … Read the rest


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