Monthly Archives: July 2016

Two face additional charges following burglaries in Miley | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Press release from the Hampton County Sheriff’s Office:

Two of the three suspects recently charged for robberies in the Miley area of Hampton County  now face additional charges in an ongoing investigation into the crimes.

Officers responded to several calls … Read the rest


Money for flood victims is still available | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton residents who still have not received funding for damage from the October floods can now get help. Hearts & Hands Disaster Recovery will provide free long-term disaster case management services in Colleton County on the following dates at the … Read the rest


Sunday chase leads to arrests | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
July 3 was anything but a quiet Sunday for the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office as fleeing suspects led officers on a race through the county.
The quiet disappeared Sunday at 9:11 a.m. when a deputy on … Read the rest


Mobile Farmers Market offers fresh vegetables to all | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Summer Mobile Farmers Market is a partnership between Clemson Extension, the Colleton Farmers Market, and local farmers.  Ben Teasdel is the mobile market manager.  The Mobile Farmers Market is open to the public and residents of the apartment complexes … Read the rest


No charges planned in shooting death | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 6, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
The June 4 shooting death of a 33-year-old Walterboro man has been ruled a justifiable homicide by city police.
Antwan Maurice Sams, 33, was pronounced dead at the Emergency Department of Colleton Medical Center shortly after … Read the rest


I need a home | FoCCAS | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 6, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Thinking about an adorable kitten for your next good buddy? This is DAN! He and many other adorable kittens are currently in foster care, but available for pre-adoption. For information about seeing Dan or another furbaby, please email foccas.sc@gmail.com. FoCCAS’ … Read the rest


Arrest made in Round O murder | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 6, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man has been arrested on multiple charges in the shooting death of a security guard and the wounding of a second guard in late May.

Andre N. Crawford, 23, of 300 Oak Circle in Walterboro was taken into … Read the rest


Former WHS Bulldog and Clemson DL, Tony Stephens passes at age 51

Posted on July 6, 2016 1:01 am by Cindy Crosby

cindyc4@yahoo.com

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, 2016 at the age of 51. Photo courtesy of John Givens, former friend and WHS teammate.

Tony Stephens, former Walterboro High School Bulldog football and track standout (Class of ’83) and All-ACC defensive lineman for Clemson, passed away Monday, July 4, 2016 at the age of 51. Photo courtesy of former WHS teammate, John Givens

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Debbie Gaye Mock | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 5, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Debbie Gaye Mock, age 59, entered into rest while surrounded by her loving family Saturday afternoon, July 2, 2016, in her home in Walterboro while under the care of Agape Hospice.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:30am … Read the rest


Cynthia Blocker McGrady | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 4, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Cynthia Blocker McGrady, known by many as “Cindy”, age 64, entered into rest surrounded by her loving family Thursday evening, June #0, 2016 at her home on Edward Road in Walterboro while under the care of Hospice … Read the rest


Donna Bray Ridgle | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 4, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

RUFFIN – Mrs. Donna Bray Ridgle, 75, of Ruffin, entered into rest Friday morning, July 1, 2016, at Life Care Center of Charleston.

Funeral services will be conducted 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon, July 6, 2016, from Doctor’s Creek Baptist Church, … Read the rest


Readers’ Views | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 3, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Why we celebrate the Fourth of July
Dear Editor:
While you are cooking on the grill this 4th of July, take a minute and try to comprehend the miracle that God gave America during the summer of 1776 in Philadelphia.  … Read the rest


Opting out: What does U.K. leaving union mean to you? | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 3, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Brexit was the vote last week by the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. While this one sentence is true, it’s a little like saying “the South lost the Civil War” — true, but there is a whole lot … Read the rest


Tell it like you’re running out of time | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 3, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

I had the same ringtone on my phone for as long as I’ve had my phone, but I finally bought a new one a couple of weeks ago. Now when someone calls me I hear, “…the room where it happened, … Read the rest


Make some time for God | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 3, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

I have heard more than once in my lifetime, “I don’t have to go to church to serve God. I can serve Him from where I am.”
When we go to church, yes, we should enter to worship Him, but … Read the rest


I come from a long line of crazy people | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 3, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Today’s column is about things my family says. We’ve always had a lot to say, and boy, do we share. (Except for my father, who spoke as if each word cost him five dollars.)
I come from a long line … Read the rest


Bible School for pets | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 2, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro Church of God held Pets Unleashed Vacation Bible School last week. The mission project was collecting items needed for the pets at Colleton County Animal Shelter. Students learned that Jesus cares “fur” you! They collected 74 items for the


Help still available for flood victims | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 2, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton residents who still have not received funding for damage from the October floods can now get help. Hearts & Hands Disaster Recovery will provide free long-term disaster case management services in Colleton County on the following dates at the … Read the rest


Scholarship presented | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 2, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

2016 Colleton County High School graduate and salutatorian Kennedy Crosby was presented the Odessa Stephens Memorial Educational Scholarship from the Ruffin High School Alumni Association on Saturday June 25 at 10 a.m. at the Colleton County Memorial Library.
The $500 … Read the rest


Fourth of July by the numbers | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 2, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The most American of holidays will be marked with typical festivities ranging from fireworks, parades and concerts to more casual family gatherings and barbecues across the country.
On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, setting … Read the rest


New holiday festival to be held this year | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 2, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The City of Walterboro is planning a holiday festival for the 2016 holiday season. “Rock-In the Holidays on the Front Porch of the Lowcountry” will be held Nov. 28-Dec. 4 with these headlining events.
• The Colleton Museum and Farmers … Read the rest


Ruffin woman has 100th birthday | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 2, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Lugenia Pearson Dubois celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends on Saturday June 4 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Ruffin.
A Bennettsville native, Dubois graduated from Coulter Memorial Academy in Cheraw and Claflin University in Orangeburg. For over … Read the rest


New welding class | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 2, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The new welding class at Palmetto Training Inc. includes, from left, Cody Beach, Joshua Thompson, Devonte Grant, Xavier Moorer and Charles Henry Gooding. All recent high school graduates, the students were funded by WIOA and the Southern Carolina Grant Alliance.


Cadet graduates leadership academy | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on July 2, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Cadet Ensign Michael Turgeon of the Colleton County High School Naval Junior ROTC Unit graduated from the NJROTC Area Six Leadership Academy on June 25 at the Citadel Military College, Charleston.
The week-long course is designed to enhance the basic … Read the rest


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