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Monthly Archives: July 2016

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

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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

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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


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


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