Monthly Archives: August 2016

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.

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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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 COACH PAIGE. Coach Jermale Paige will take over the reins for the Cougar Baseball program in 2016-17. Paige, a 2009 CCHS graduate and former Cougar himself, will begin his quest to bring Cougar Baseball to the top of Region 8 AAAA. Paige was a member of the last Colleton County team to post a winning season – in 2008. Photo by Cindy Crosby

COACH PAIGE. Coach Jermale Paige will take over the reins for the Cougar Baseball program in 2016-17. Paige, a 2009 CCHS graduate and former Cougar himself, will begin his quest to bring Cougar Baseball to the top of Region

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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


Local 4-Her gets state award | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

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

The South Carolina State 4-H Congress and Awards Banquet mark the end of the 4-H year. Student members from across the state assemble together for four days of celebration, recognition of their efforts in the 4-H program, and to show … Read the rest


Ella Collington | Obituaries | The Press and Standard |

Posted on August 13, 2016 8:08 am by Myiah Blakeney

Walterboro, S.C.- Ella Collington transitioned from this earthly place to her heavenly home on Wednesday, August 10, 20 16 at her residence in Hickory Hill.  Ella was born May 3D, 1903, to the late Simon and Virginia White in Walterboro, … Read the rest


Teens take an ‘excellent adventure’ | News | The Press and Standard

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

Five Colleton County teens participated in Venture Crew, a coed program for scouts ages 14-21, at Camp Old Indian near Travelers Rest this summer.
Britney Warren, Bryanna Jenkins, Hunter Huggins, MaKayla Parker and Victoria Payne got to go rock climbing, … Read the rest


Three honored for perfect attendance | News | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
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The Colleton County Board of Education recognized three students — Isaac Robinson, Marissa O’Quinn and Charese Taylor — for 12 years of perfect attendance during the regular board meeting held Tuesday July 19 at Colleton Annex … Read the rest


In Photos: Westbury’s holds Hunters Day Out | News | The Press and Standard

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

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

Westbury’s ACE Hardware held its annual Hunters Day Out last Saturday. The event featured food and music in addition to shopping for deer season.

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End of summer celebration held | News | The Press and Standard

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

Navyae Cunningham, Stella Fishburne, Eartha Cunningham and Kim Bridge enjoyed the end-of-summer celebration held last week for the Summer Feeding Program. The annual event, based this year at the Colleton Commercial Kitchen, served an estimated 120,000 meals during summer vacation. … Read the rest


IN PHOTOS: Reception held for retiring doctors | News | The Press and Standard

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

A reception was held Friday at Colleton Medical Center, celebrating the retirement of Dr. Riddick Ackerman and Dr. Trent Cannon from Walterboro OB/GYN.

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Healthy Tip | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 12, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


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