Monthly Archives: August 2016

Hampton woman killed in crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 21, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

A 74-year-old Hampton woman, critically injured in an Aug. 14 traffic accident on Sniders Highway, died as a result of her injuries.

Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey reports that Carolyn Clap, 74, of Hampton died on Aug. 15 at Trident … Read the rest


Register now for cornhole tourney | Events | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 21, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

The Family Life Center Resource Committee of Bedon Baptist Church is holding a Cornhole Tournament, Saturday Aug. 27, (rain date, Saturday Sept. 10) on the church grounds at 2410 Cottageville Highway, Walterboro.  Registration is at 10:30 a.m..  Games will begin … Read the rest


“Teed Off” happily finishes DAL in Salk golf tourney | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 21, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

The University of South Carolina Salkehatchie Golf Tournament to benefit the college’s basketball and volleyball programs was held at Dogwood Hills Golf Course this past Friday. With 13 teams participating in the fundraiser, the tournament was a huge success for … Read the rest


It’s time to think about Christmas | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 21, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Summer is over and school is back in session. At my house, that means Christmas music. Yes, Christmas music. It’s time to start practicing and preparing for the special music that will be presented during the month of December. The … Read the rest


Face your giants with courage | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 21, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Today we face giants just as David faced Goliath according to the Word of God, but do we face our giants as David did with unshakeable courage?

Sometimes we do, and sometimes we don’t. A “giant” can be defined as … Read the rest


Samuel Pinckney | Obit |The Press and Standard

Posted on August 21, 2016 8:08 am by Myiah Blakeney

Samuel Pinckney

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ROUND O — Mr. Samuel Pinckney of Round O, SC departed this life on August 20, 2016. Arrangements are being handled by Mungo Funeral Home 300 Francis St. Walterboro, SC 29488.

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Vergie Smoak | Obit | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 21, 2016 8:08 am by Myiah Blakeney

VErGIE SMOAK

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WALTERBORO — Mrs. Vergie Jones Thomas Smoak, 90, of Walterboro, entered into rest Friday evening, August 19, 2016, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.  She was the … Read the rest


Joseph Herndon | Obit | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 21, 2016 8:08 am by Myiah Blakeney

JOSEPH HERNDON

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NORTH CHARLESTON  — Mr. Joseph Randolph Herndon, 69, of North Charleston, passed away Thursday, August 18, 2016 at his residence.

Born August 20, 1946 in Charleston he was … Read the rest


Oscar Linder

Posted on August 21, 2016 8:08 am by Myiah Blakeney

OSCAR LINDER

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CANANDAIGUA, NY  — Mr. Oscar W. Linder, 82, of Canandaigua, New York, passed away July 7, 2016.

A graveside service was held at 11 am, Wednesday, August … Read the rest


Billy Lee Lewis | Obit | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 21, 2016 8:08 am by Myiah Blakeney

Billy Lee Lewis

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Millen, Ga. — Billy Lee Lewis., age 54, died Saturday, August 13, 2016 at Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro following a short illness.

He was born in Kincheloe, MI, was a welder, … Read the rest


Ronnie Smoak | Obit | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 21, 2016 8:08 am by Myiah Blakeney

RONNIE SMOAK

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WALTERBORO — Mr. John Jerome “Ronnie” Smoak, 66, of Walterboro, passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at his residence.

A memorial service was held at 1 pm Sunday, … Read the rest


Crime Reports | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 20, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Drug investigation nets charges

The Aug. 12 search of a Mill Street residence discovered evidence that translated into multiple charges for the resident.

Walterboro Police Officers conducting a drug investigation allegedly developed enough information to secure the warrant.

Officers armed … Read the rest


Deputy Fire-Rescue chief honored by national organization | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 20, 2016 6:06 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Fire-Rescue Deputy Chief David Greene has been honored for his research into the dedication and desire of a volunteer firefighter.

Greene, as part of his doctorate studies in fire science, wrote “Assessing Member Satisfaction with the Volunteer Fire … Read the rest


BOLO South State Bank Robbery | Crime | The Press and Standard

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

CAN YOU IDENTIFY THIS PERSON?
Charleston Police Department needs your help identifying a bank robbery suspect who may have ties to our area and robbed South State Bank on Savannah Highway on 8/17/16. The subject is described as a white … Read the rest


Lightning 12U earns 2nd in Slam | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

The 12U Lowcountry Lightning earned a second-place finish in the USSSA Summer Slam held Aug. 13 at Patriots Park in Sumter. The Lightning went 4-2 overall in the one-day event. But in a shoot-out to determine the championship, the Lightning … Read the rest


CCSD announces pricing changes, new athletic passes | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 19, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County School District announced the following information regarding ticket pricing for the 2016-17 school year for athletic events:

  • Varsity Football, Varsity Basketball (including Double-Headers), Varsity Baseball/Softball (including Double-Headers) and Varsity Soccer (including Double-Headers) will be $7.
  • JV Football,
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Showing off Bells | News | The Press and Standard

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

The students of Bells Elementary School and their parents got their first look at their new school Saturday morning.

Last spring, the students left for the summer from their old school building. Saturday they returned to find the old school … Read the rest


Hawks battle back in Branchville scrimmage | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

The War Hawk varsity football team traveled to Branchville for a shortened game-like scrimmage last Friday evening. Colleton Prep got off to a slow start, falling behind 20-0 before battling back to a 26-20 loss.

Coach Rob Gorrell, although disappointed … Read the rest


Cougars prepare for Wildcats | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

Colleton County hosted Wando last Friday evening in a game-like scrimmage. The Cougars fell behind by 14 points at the half, before battling back to a two-point deficit, 29-27, heading into the fourth quarter. Both Wando and Colleton County played … Read the rest


Frank earns Eagle Scout | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 19, 2016 6:06 am by The Press and Standard

Thomas Frank, a sophomore at Colleton County High School, joined the scouts when he was just 11-years old. This past May, Thomas earned the rank of Eagle Scout, which is the highest advancement in scouting. And in late July, he … Read the rest


From race cars to wreckers: McClure going strong at 85 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 19, 2016 3:03 am by The Press and Standard

At 85, George McClure, founder of McClure Enterprises on Bells Highway, still goes to work every day. In fact, he may be the hardest-working man in Walterboro.

“He’s always worked. He can’t stand to be idle,” his daughter Sherri said.… Read the rest


Man sustains arm injury | News | The Press and Standard

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

A traffic accident Thursday at about 8 a.m. sent a Walterboro man to Colleton Medical Center for treatment of injuries.

According to Lance Corporal Matt Southern, the community affairs officer for South Carolina Highway Patrol’s Troop Six, the preliminary report … Read the rest


Harriett P. Salley|Obit|The Press and Standard

Posted on August 18, 2016 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

Harriett P. SALLEY

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ROUND O — The former Mrs. Harriet P. Salley of Round O, SC departed this life on August 3, 2016 at a local nursing facility.

Arrangements by Mungo Funeral Home.

The PRESS … Read the rest


Thomas Lee Warren|Obit|The Press and Standard

Posted on August 18, 2016 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

Thomas lee

Warren

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WALTERBORO – Mr. Thomas Lee Warren, 73, of Klein Street in Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Saturday afternoon, August 13, 2016, at Hospice of Charleston in … Read the rest


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