Monthly Archives: July 2016

Pokemon craze captures Walterboro | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 21, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Most of the businesses along East Washington Street had gone dark, closed for the day late Monday afternoon. It was time for the Pokemon hunters to arrive.
Down near the old water tower, Megan Dewitt and … Read the rest


Bluegrass and Burritos this Friday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 21, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Snow cone summer | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 20, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The thermometer was into triple digits Thursday afternoon as Walterboro Police Chief Wade Marvin was making his way through his third snowcone of the day.
“It’s watermelon,” the chief said during a break from visiting with the youngsters who had … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 20, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Beaufort County suspect captured
A 41-year-old man, who had been avoiding arrest by the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office, was taken into custody in Colleton County Monday.
Kevin Fralix, 41, had been residing in St. Helena Island when the Beaufort County … Read the rest


Five people hospitalized following crash | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 20, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

An adult couple sustained critical injuries and three children were traumatized when their vehicle was involved in a single-vehicle accident the evening of July 15.
An emergency call sent members of Colleton County Fire-Rescue and the South Carolina Highway Patrol … Read the rest


Rockers capture Flame Thrower Championship | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 20, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lowcountry Rockers, coached by Jeremy Ware, captured the WFC Summer Flame Thrower championship in a one-day tournament held this past Saturday at the Kelly Mill Complex in Elgin. The Rockers played five back-to-back games and … Read the rest


School board passes budget | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 20, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Salary increase for board members passes 4-3.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Board of Education passed a $42,498,863 budget for the 2017 fiscal year in the Tuesday July 19 regular board meeting held at Colleton Annex Learning Center. … Read the rest


Plans for Discovery Center begin | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 20, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

The cogs were put in motion for the new Walterboro Wildlife Sanctuary’s Discovery Center at a special Walterboro City Council meeting held July 12 before the regular meeting.
The first step in getting the Discovery Center under way is to … Read the rest


Shirley Terry Sauls | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 19, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Mrs. Shirley Terry Sauls of Holly Street Extension in Hampton died Monday morning at her residence.

Mrs. Sauls was born in Hampton, December 26, 1937 a daughter of the late Claude and Mary Terry.  She was married to the late … Read the rest


Ernest “****” Johnson | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 19, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

A Life Well Lived

Name of deceased:    Ernest “****” Johnson

Sunrise, Date of Birth: 4/21/1948

Sunset, Date of Death: 7/14/2016

Date of Service:         Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Time of Service:          11:00 AM

Place of Service:         Walterboro Christian Center

320 Roberston … Read the rest


Patricia June Varnadoe | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 19, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Ms. Patricia June Varnadoe, 67, of Ehrhardt, died Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at her residence.

Funeral services were held 4 pm, Friday, July 15, 2016 at Ehrhardt Baptist Church. Interment followed in Carter’s Ford Baptist Church Cemetery.

Born June 25, … Read the rest


Larry Florian Bilka, Sr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 19, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

 

 

Larry Florian Bilka, Sr., 70, passed away on Saturday July 16,2016, peacefully at home after a brief illness. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and “favorite uncle”. He is survived by loving wife, JoAnn, sons, Steve … Read the rest


Miss Hali Marie Avant | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 19, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Miss Hali Marie Avant, affectionately known as “Toot”, entered into eternal rest Sunday, July 17, 2016 at Medical University of South Carolina.

Funeral services will be held 3 o’clock, Wednesday afternoon, July 20, 2016 at The Brice W. … Read the rest


Johnson inks scholarship to become a Knight

Posted on July 18, 2016 6:06 pm by Cindy Crosby

cindyc4@yahoo.com

JOHNSON IS A KNIGHT. “I can’t wait to become a part of something great. #SAUKnightsFootball,” – Brian Johnson on his signing day to attend St. Andrews University in Laurinburg, North Carolina, where he will play football for the Knights beginning in 2016-17. Photo by Cindy Crosby

JOHNSON IS A KNIGHT. “I can’t wait to become a part of something great. #SAUKnightsFootball,” – Brian Johnson on his signing day to attend St. Andrews University in Laurinburg, North Carolina, where he will play football for the Knights

Read the rest

Thomas Randall Hoats | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 18, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Thomas Randall Hoats, 80 passed on Saturday July 2, 2016 in New Braunfels, Texas. Mr. Hoats was born in Walterboro, SC on Jan. 26, 1936 where he spent most of his life.   In the last years of his life he … Read the rest


James Richard Basham | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 18, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mr. James Richard Basham, 60, of Walterboro, entered into rest Wednesday morning, July 13, 2016, at the Roper Hospital in Charleston.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Born July 4, 1956, a native … Read the rest


Technical Sergeant Alfred Otis Garland | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 18, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

COTTAGEVILLE – Technical Sergeant Alfred Otis Garland, United States Air Force (Ret.), age 86, entered into eternal rest Monday evening, July 11, 2016, surrounded by his loving family at his home in Cottageville, SC while under the care of Agape … Read the rest


One of two missing dogs found on Dandridge Road, other still missing | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 18, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Watson is home.

Watson, one of two dogs missing since a July 5 accident on I-95, was found over the weekend on Dandridge Road in Walterboro.

“We are so grateful to have Watson home! A good person contacted me this … Read the rest


Gun permit helps with traffic stops, if you’re white | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

Guest Column

Philando Castile, a black man in Minnesota who was shot and killed by a 28-year-old police officer named Jeronimo Yanez during a traffic stop, was about my age. We might have had plenty in common, or not much … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

Sympathy to all
from the Hampton sheriff’s office
Dear Editor:
The Hampton County Sheriff’s Office offers its thoughts and prayers for all of those affected by the dreadful events in Dallas, Texas.
Our thoughts and prayers are extended to the … Read the rest


Summer in the Lowcountry: It’s HAWT! | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

To state the obvious, it’s hot. HAWT.
That’s nothing new in the blistering Lowcountry. Remember the four seasons in South Cackalacky? Hot, hot, Christmas, hot.
Our heat is unique. Stepping outside is like walking into a steam room: Your glasses … Read the rest


Be a lug nut in a dark world | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

It was nearly midnight when the phone rang. It startled us both out of a peaceful sleep. Any time the phone rings at that hour, a bit of panic creeps up and forms a lump in my throat. It’s amazing … Read the rest


We need more love | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

Just on the heels of the submission of my most recent article about peace, more attention-getting violence has permeated the news, and it is getting worse by the day. There was the horrific killing of two African-American men by police … Read the rest


Healthy Tip | News | The Press and Standard

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


© Copyright 2018 | Walterboro Live