Monthly Archives: August 2016

Cougars fall to Patriots

Posted on August 28, 2016 12:12 pm by Cindy Crosby

Ft. Dorchester 67,
Colleton County 3

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Eric Farmer looks for room during Friday night's loss against Fort Dorchester. Photo by Cindy Crosby

Eric Farmer looks for room during Friday night’s loss against Fort Dorchester. Photo by Cindy Crosby

The first six minutes of Friday night’s home football game between Colleton County and Fort Dorchester would … Read the rest


Life is too short to worry about little things | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 28, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

We are here today and can be gone in the twinkling of an eye. Then why do so many people walk around as if they have an extra lifetime to get it right with God? The next second, minute, hour, … Read the rest


Walker delivers golden football to CCHS

Posted on August 27, 2016 9:09 pm by Cindy Crosby

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GOLDEN. Darwin Walker, surrounded by his family, returned home to his high school alma mater on Friday, August 26, 2016 to present a golden 50th Anniversary Super Bowl football. Photo by Cindy Crosby

GOLDEN. Darwin Walker, surrounded by his family, returned home to his high school alma mater on Friday, August 26, 2016 to present a golden 50th Anniversary Super Bowl football. Photo by Cindy Crosby

Former NFL player, Darwin Walker, returned … Read the rest


Faith Baptist named ‘model school’ | News | The Press and Standard

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

Faith Baptist Academy has earned the “Model of School Status.”
During the 2015-2016 school year, the average student’s grade in all subject areas was 95.689% with many students completing well over one year’s standard academic expectations.
Using the individualized Bible-based … Read the rest


Laura Clark named CCSD Teacher of the Year for 2016-17 | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

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

“An outstanding teacher perseveres to overcome all of this and puts the interest of the students first and foremost.”
– Laura Clark, CCSD Teacher of the Year for 2016-17

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Laura M. Clark, Colleton County High School … Read the rest


Help sweep the beach during annual cleanup scheduled for September 17 | News | The Press and Standard

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

Edisto Beach’s annual Beach and River Sweep is set for Sept. 17.
The annual event — a partnership of EdistoPride, FRESPACE, Edisto Beach State Park, the Town of Edisto Beach and Edisto Watersports — gives the beach’s residents and organizations … Read the rest


Crosby attends Riley Institute | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 27, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Dr. Melissa Crosby, principal of Colleton County High School, is one of 45 leaders from across the Lowcountry and surrounding areas selected to participate in the 11th Lowcountry class of the Riley Institute at Furman’s Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI). “We … Read the rest


Abe | Colleton County Animal Shelter | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 27, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

ABE is a really handsome orange/cream tabby who is hanging out in our shelter for awhile until that special someone can give him a loving, safe home of his own. Abe is very active, and especially likes to hide out … Read the rest


Healthy Tip | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 27, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Action postponed on railroad plan | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Colleton County officials will have to wait until September to see if the plan to put the rail line of the former Hampton and Branchville Railroad back to work clears another major hurdle.
Representatives of the … Read the rest


Chewning resigns from farmers market post | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Ted Chewning is going back to his roots. And his crops, and his sausage, and his heirloom seeds.
Chewning recently submitted his resignation as manager of the Colleton County Farmers Market.
It is an open-end resignation … Read the rest


Averkin leaving county finance post | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Dennis Averkin is ending his five years with Colleton County government.
He has resigned as Colleton County finance director to become the Ridgeland town administrator.
Averkin was elected to the post during a Ridgeland council special … Read the rest


Apply now for Clayton Foundation Scholarship | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 26, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Clayton Foundation Scholarship Program was created to assist students attending South Carolina State University with the high cost of textbooks and study materials.  The Clayton Foundation will award one book scholarship in the amount of $300 each semester. Awards … Read the rest


East Main Boutique gets new leadership | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 26, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Heather Berry Larson has taken over ownership of East Main Boutique. The business held a grand re-opening Thursday.

“EMB offers something for everyone, including beautiful curves with our latest trendy fashions,” Larson said. “Let us help you look your best … Read the rest


Williams, Kirkland ruled eligible to play for Ft. Dorchester | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 26, 2016 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Former CCHS football players Kwasi Kirkland and Justin Williams have been ruled eligible to play for Ft. Dorchester by the S.C. High School League.

“Based on the information provided to us by the schools, our investigation found the two students … Read the rest


Mo. Mary Ana Washington | Obit | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 26, 2016 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

Mo. Mary Ana Washington

Care of Mungo Funeral Home

Walterboro-Mo. Mary Ana Washington of Walterboro, SC a former resident of Walterboro, departed this life on August 26, 2016 at local facilities in Walterboro, SC.  Arrangements will be Thursday, September 1, … Read the rest


‘Steel Magnolias’ this weekend | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 26, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Hear that ‘80’s music? That laughter? That ugly dog barkin’? The constant hummm from the hair dryer? And, that bang from distant gunfire?  Gunfire? Yes, gunfire. (This is after-all, wedding season in the South.)  Mix all of these sounds together … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 26, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Hunter injured
Members of Colleton County Sheriff’s Office and Colleton County Fire-Rescue were sent to Perazim Place in Green Pond Saturday morning after a hunter was accidentally shot.
Another hunter fired the shot that injured the man’s arm.
The injured … Read the rest


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