Monthly Archives: August 2016

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
cindyc4@yahoo.com

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


Playing it safe in the heat! | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

In case you haven’t noticed — it is hot! With participation in outdoor fall sports beginning, schools and coaching staffs are taking extra precautions to keep their athletes safe from heat-related issues. In recent visits to … Read the rest


USPS clerk moving to Utah | News | The Press and Standard

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

Walterboro Postal Clerk Susan Thomas-Zufelt was recognized for 25 years service with USPS today. Susan’s entire career has been at the Walterboro Post Office, but Aug. 4 was her last day here as she and her spouse are moving to … Read the rest


Walterboro Rental celebrates 20 years | News | The Press and Standard

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

Lynn Tanner moved to Walterboro to run a restaurant. Over the past 30 years, he’s built one of the largest Husqvarna dealerships in S.C. at Walterboro Rental Equipment.
Tanner grew up in Irmo, but became a Colleton County resident when … Read the rest


Cougar Jam equals smiles, pink shirts and hair bows | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

If the smiles were any indication, Cougar Jam was a success. Hosted by the Colleton County Cougar Cheerleaders, the two-day youth cheer camp was held last week for girls in grades K-8 interested in learning more … Read the rest


Walterboro man named deadbeat | Crime | The Press and Standard

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

A Walterboro man has been designated this week’s deadbeat parent.

Heyward Bryan Harrison, 31, whose last known address was on Phillips Road in Walterboro, is wanted on a Colleton County Family Court bench warrant for owing over $15,600 in child … Read the rest


Collins chosen as ‘Spotlight Coach’ | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

Chris Collins, Colleton County High School head football coach, has been selected as a McDonald’s Spotlight Coach for July 2016. Collins enters his fifth year as the Cougars’ head coach and his third as athletic director at Colleton County. Here, … Read the rest


Wanting a home of her own | Grace | Colleton County Animal Shelter | The Press and Standard

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

Grace is exactly that — graceful and a joy to watch. She positively skips when she runs and is a sweetheart who would thrive in her own loving, safe home. She is about 5 years old and weighs about 47 … Read the rest


SC Alliance presents award to county council | News | The Press and Standard

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

Bill Workman and Barry Moore did not come to the July 26 meeting of Colleton County Council empty handed.
Workman, second vice-chairman of the board of directors of the SouthernCarolina Alliance, and Moore, a Colleton County representative on the board, … Read the rest


Calcutt Colleton’s newest Eagle Scout | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

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

The Eagle Court of Honor was held for Lance John Berkeley Calcutt on Aug. 6 at the First Baptist Church in Walterboro.
A 10th-grader at Colleton County High School, Calcutt began his scouting career in the first grade as a … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Woman arrested after gun incident
A Walterboro woman was arrested on two felony charges by the Walterboro Police Department on Aug. 7, accused of allegedly firing a handgun at another woman.
The victim, a 35-year-old Charleston woman, told police that … Read the rest


Railroad plan revived | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Last week the plan to resurrect the former Hampton and Branchville Railroad line through western Colleton County cleared a major hurdle.
On the morning of Aug. 2, the members of the South Carolina Joint Bond Review … Read the rest


O’Quinn inks soccer scholarship at Salk | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County Class of 2016 graduate Marissa Danielle O’Quinn will continue her soccer career at the University of South Carolina Salkehatchie. On Tuesday Aug. 2, O’Quinn signed a scholarship to play women’s soccer for the Indians, … Read the rest


Heading back to school | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

When Colleton County students return to school on Monday, nearly 800 of them will be better prepared, thanks to the ninth annual Back-to-School Bash held Saturday Aug. 6 from 9-12 a.m. at Colleton County High School.… Read the rest


Betty Morningstar Martin|Obit|The Press and Standard

Posted on August 11, 2016 3:03 pm by Myiah Blakeney

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RUM GULLY — Margaret Elizabeth Martin, “The Pink Lady” of Rum Gully, 85, entered into eternal rest Thursday, August 4, 2016 at her residence.

Funeral services were held 2 pm, Sunday, August 7, 2016 at The Brice W. Herndon and … Read the rest


Paul Hefner|Obit|The Press and Standard

Posted on August 11, 2016 3:03 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Paul Hefner

YEMASSEE — Mr. Paul Ray Hefner, Jr., 68, of Yemassee, entered into eternal rest Monday, August 1, 2016 at Roper Hospital in Charleston.

Funeral services were held 10 am, Monday, August 8, 2016 at Beaufort National Cemetery, 1601 Boundary Street, … Read the rest


John Holland Barnes|Obit|The Press and Standard

Posted on August 11, 2016 3:03 pm by Myiah Blakeney

EHRHARDT —

Mr. John Holland Barnes, known to most as Johnnie, 89, of Ehrhardt, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, August 6, 2016, after a brief illness.

Funeral services were held at 10 am, Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at Wesley … Read the rest


Herbert Small|Obit|The Press and Standard

Posted on August 11, 2016 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

COTTAGEVILLE — D acon H rbert S all, 9 , o C tta-geville, S .C. p ssed a way A gust 7 2 16.Se rvices w ll b h ld T ursday, A gust 1 a 1 :00 a m. … Read the rest


John Craven|Obit|The Press and Standard

Posted on August 11, 2016 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

WALTERBORO — Mr. John D. “J.D.” Craven, 79, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at his residence. Funeral services were held 5 pm, Saturday, August 6, 2016 at The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Chapel, Walterboro. The … Read the rest


Roland Shepard|Obit|The Press and Standard

Posted on August 11, 2016 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

GREEN POND — Mr. Ronnie Shepard, Jr., 70, of Green Pond, SC, died peacefully at home sur-rounded by his loving family on Saturday, August 6, 2016 after battling cancer. A memorial service will be held at a later date in … Read the rest


Hawk defense holds strong in 3-way scrimmage | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on August 11, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

The War Hawk defense came out strong on Saturday morning in a three-way scrimmage including reigning SCISA 3A state runner-up Pinewood and SCHSL AA Edisto High School. Colleton Prep will enter the … Read the rest


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