Monthly Archives: August 2016

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

Care of Mungo Funeral Home

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

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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


WILLIS SHRAUDER, SR.|Obit|The Press and Standard

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

WILLIS SHRAUDER, SR.

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WALTERBORO — Mr. Willis Raymond Shrauder, Sr., affectionaly known by many as “Mick”, age 81, entered into eternal rest Wednesday morning, August 10, 2016, while surrounded … Read the rest


Walter Johnson|Obit|The Press and Standard

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

Walter Johnson

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WALTERBORO – Walter Johnson, son of the late Isaac Johnson and Gladys Chisolm, entered into eternal rest on Monday, August 8, 2016 at his home after an extended illness.

Funeral services were … Read the rest


Clinton Hower|Obit|The Press and Standard

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

Clinton HOWER

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WALTERBORO – Mr. Clinton Carroll Hower, 78, a resident of the Veteran’s Victory House in Walterboro, entered into rest Thursday, August 11, 2016.  He was the husband … Read the rest


Emma Luvenia Stephens

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

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Emma Luvenia Stephens

RUFFIN, SC — Emma Luvenia Stephens,  daughter of the late Curtis Essie, Jr.  and Dorothy Mabel Stephens was born on January 25, 1944 in Ruffin, South Carolina. She departed this life on August 14, 2016 at her

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Mary Ellen Crites Chaney|Obit|The Press and Standard

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

 

Mary Ellen Crites Chaney

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COLUMBIA, SC — Mary Ellen Crites Chaney, 88, died on August 10, 2016 at the Columbia, SC home of her daughter Peggy Craven. She was born September 8, 1927 in Washington, PA to the late

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Jermale Paige chosen to lead Cougar Baseball program | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 16, 2016 12:12 pm by Cindy Crosby

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Jermale Paige was named as the new head coach of the Cougar Baseball program during press conference on Tuesday, August 16 2016 at Colleton County High School. Paige, formerly an assistant coach for Cougar baseball, will take over the … Read the rest


Willis Shrauder, Sr.|Obit|The Press & Standard

Posted on August 15, 2016 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

WALTERBORO – – Mr. Willis Raymond Shrauder, Sr., affectionaly known by many as “Mick”, age 81, entered into eternal rest Wednesday morning, August 10, 2016, while surrounded by his loving family and under the care of Agape Hospice at his … Read the rest


To the community I serve… | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

I wanted to write this letter to the members of the community and truly take the time to thank you for all you have done for our department during my tenure. There is so much to be said about Walterboro, … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

All is not necessarily equal in this world
Dear Editor:
Character, capacity and collateral are the main items for credit and evaluation of a person.
Parents are the main transmitters of these qualities in children. Fatherless children are left behind … Read the rest


Meeting seeks input on improving local food economy | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton County Museum and Farmers Market is hosting a workshop on August 16 and 17 to explore how local foods can strengthen the local economy, improve health, and revitalize downtown Walterboro. The public is invited to attend and share … Read the rest


Parents: Be involved for your child’s sake | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

In just a few more days, the school bells will sound off for the 2016-2017 school year! Parents, will you be ready? Teachers and administrators will be expecting your most precious ones and will need your full support.
During my … Read the rest


Accept the good that God promises you | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

It’s time to start paying closer attention to the big yellow buses and blinking school zone signs. There’s excitement in the air, and depending on whom you ask, maybe a little dread too. School can be the greatest blessing and … Read the rest


Chair caning is not for the impatient | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 13, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Part II of a chair caning demonstration was given by Eleanore Gloeckler at the July meeting of the PEP Club.
Goeckler showed club members how to weave thin strips of bamboo she gets from Connecticut in the cross direction on … Read the rest


Like it or not, this is the house I will die in | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 13, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Well, the remodeling of Ye Olde Homeplace is progressing briskly, which means it’s happening whether I like it or not.
In Widdle’s childhood home the wainscoting is up, floors have been sanded and wiring re-routed. But one thing puzzles me: … Read the rest


Students honored at reception | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 13, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The American Legion and Auxiliary Post 93 held a reception honoring the delegates and sponsors for the Law Cadet Academy and Palmetto Girls and Boys State on Aug. 4 at the Legion’s post.
This year’s delegates included: Law Cadet Academy, … Read the rest


Going back to school prepared | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 13, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Summer Reading Program (SRP) at the Colleton County Memorial Library is finally over after eight weeks and 27 fun and informative programs.
Since the library’s SRP started, Hannah and Dexter attended almost every event. They won awards for attendance … Read the rest


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