Monthly Archives: July 2016

Reception Tuesday for new Clemson Extension agents | News | The Press and Standard

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


Bluegrass and Burritos to be Friday July 22 | News | The Press and Standard

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

Looking for something fun to do with your family this summer?  On Friday July 22, Dr. Lori Campbell, DVM, and The Colleton Center will present Bluegrass and Burritos from 6-8 p.m. in the Hampton Street Auditorium, 494 Hampton Street.  Admission … Read the rest


Boxcard Travelers perform at Pruitt Healthcare | News | The Press and Standard

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

BOXCAR TRAVELERS. Carl K. Luttz and Gar Linder, “The Boxcar Travelers,” performed for residents at Pruitt Healthcare on July 6.

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Bulldogs afloat: WHS Class of 1990 organizes cruise to the Bahamas | News | The Press and Standard

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

“It was epic.”
That’s how Tania Peeples describes the 2016 Walterboro High School class reunion cruise.
The planning started about 18 months ago when Tanika Glover went on Facebook, saying she wanted to plan a reunion for Walterboro High School’s … Read the rest


Paint collection day a success | News | The Press and Standard

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

Colleton County’s Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) sponsored a county-wide household paint collection event on Saturday July 9 at the National Guard Armory.
This event allowed the citizens of Colleton County to dispose of any unwanted household paints that they … Read the rest


Bella goes airborne | News | The Press and Standard

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

The cockpit of the restored Piper Comanche is equipped with all of the latest instruments for safe cross-country flying.  A peek into the pilot’s window shows weather radar and a flat-panel array of navigation instruments, in addition to the usual … Read the rest


New scout pack holds car wash | News | The Press and Standard

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

RAISING MONEY FOR NEW SCOUTS. Newly formed Scout Pack 600 held its first fundraiser car wash to purchase uniforms for the pack on Saturday July 8 at Springtown United Methodist Church. Pack 600 President John Hodges, Vice-President C.J. Crawford Jr., … Read the rest


The lost art of caning demonstrated at PEP Club meeting | News | The Press and Standard

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

PEP Club member Eleanore Gloeckler entertained other club members at the June meeting with a demonstration of the almost forgotten art of chair caning.
Many years ago, Gloeckler said, she needed a chair that would suit her petite height of … Read the rest


Aiming for success | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By VICKI BROWN
Teen Coordinator
Colleton County Memorial Library

With the success of the novel “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins and its subsequent movie, teens have developed a newfound interest in archery.  But the average young person has little … Read the rest


Edisto River Recreation Management plans public forum | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Dorchester County Parks and Recreation Department and a coalition of partners are developing a recreation management plan for the Edisto River segment from Green Pond Landing to Lowndes Landing.
This meeting will provide interested stakeholders with a general project update.  … Read the rest


Harley retires after 37 years in real estate | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

After 37 years in real estate in Walterboro, Buccie Harley is retiring.
Harley began his career in real estate in 1969 in Jamaica, N.Y., where he established Neland Development Company Inc. In 1979, he moved the business to Walterboro, where … Read the rest


Charleston man named deadbeat | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office has named a Charleston man as this week’s deadbeat parent.

Barry Rauch, 52, whose last known address was on Tomoka Drive in Charleston, is wanted on a Colleton County Family Court bench warrant for owing … Read the rest


Bells Highway near Azalea Patch Road to be closed next week | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 15, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The S.C. Dept. of Transportation will temporarily close Hwy. 64 (Bells Highway) about 1/4-mile east of Azalea Patch Road on Monday-Friday July 18-22 for guardrail repairs. Lanes will be closed from 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Barricades, cones, signs and flashing arrows … Read the rest


Comedian to perform in Lowcountry | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 15, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro native and comedian Michelle “Mz. Wallstreet” Hodges will perform on Saturday July 16 at The Shed in Port Royal. She will also appear at other events throughout the Gullah community during her visit to the Lowcountry.
“Relly,” affectionately named … Read the rest


Lowcountry Equipment holds grand opening | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 15, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

GRAND OPENING. Lowcountry Equipment Sales and Service held its grand opening Tuesday July 13. Pictured at the ribbon-cutting ceremony are: Chamber President Jeremy Ware, Jared Polk, Scott and Laura Burenicki, Phil Breland, Stephanie Gibson, Mayor Bill Young, Douglas Frasier, USC … Read the rest


Swampfoxes take on ESPN’s Wide World of Sports | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 15, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lowcountry Swampfoxes planning and fundraising paid off last week, as they celebrated the Fourth of July with a little baseball and an unforgettable fireworks display at the home of Mickey Mouse. The Swampfoxes traveled to … Read the rest


‘Getting your con on’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 15, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
If you are planning to go to July 23’s Low County Giga Toshou Con at the Colleton County Memorial Library, you better plan on spending the day.
“We have a lot of different events taking place, … Read the rest


Rec to host Citadel Youth Baseball and Softball Camp | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 14, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Parks and Recreation Department will host a four-day baseball and softball day camp, led by the Citadel Bulldog coaching staff, on July 25-28 at ACE Basin Sports Complex from 9 a.m.–12:15 p.m. each … Read the rest


Coach Rusty Adams to hold pitching clinic | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 14, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Coach Rusty Adams will hold a two-day pitching clinic for softball on Wednesday and Thursday July 20-21, at the ACE Basin Sports Complex.
While the pitching clinic is open to all ages, Wednesday’s fundamentals clinic will … Read the rest


Dinner sale to benefit young mother with cancer | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 14, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Heather Stone is a 35-year-old mother of two battling cervical cancer. She was diagnosed on Feb. 16, 2016 and has been receiving chemotherapy at MUSC. She has had several hospital stays and travels back and forth during the week for … Read the rest


The ‘gentle giant’: Tony Stephens passes at 51 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 14, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

He was lovingly known as the “gentle giant.”
Tony Stephens, former Walterboro High School Bulldog football and track standout (Class of 1983) and All-ACC defensive lineman for the Clemson Tigers, passed away Monday July 4 at … Read the rest


No bond for murder suspect | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 14, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Colleton County man was before a Colleton County Magistrate July 7 on three charges filed against him in connection with a late May Round O nightclub incident that left one security guard dead and a second one injured.
Andre … Read the rest


Cougars split 7-on-7’s | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 14, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougars traveled to Ashley Ridge last Thursday, July 7 to compete in the Swamp Foxes annual summer 7-on-7 passing league. The Cougars competed against Fort Dorchester and Summerville in the event, playing each … Read the rest


Davis receives state honors | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 14, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County Sheriff’s Deputy Raymond Davis was honored as Law Cadet of the Year for 2016 for the Palmetto State by the South Carolina American Legion during the 88th Grande Promenade and the 42nd Grande Rendezvous … Read the rest


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