Monthly Archives: August 2016

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 The Press and Standard

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


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