Monthly Archives: September 2016

CPA Tennis falls in non-region match | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photo by JIM KILLIAN

Colleton Prep’s tennis team was defeated 6-3 Tuesday Sept. 20 in an away non-region match against Orangeburg Prep. The Lady Hawks are now 3-7 overall and 1-3 in region competition.
The Lady … Read the rest


War Hawks handle Lions on homecoming | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

Colleton Prep Academy kicked off its 50th anniversary celebration with a 42-20 non-region win over Kings Academy on Friday evening in front of a homecoming crowd. The win improved the War Hawks … Read the rest


Lady Cougar tennis drops region matches | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JIM KILLIAN
The Lady Cougar tennis team dropped a pair of region matches last week against strong Hilton Head and Berkeley teams. Colleton County now sits at 4-3 overall and 1-2 in region competition … Read the rest


Man saved after being electrocuted | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Georgia man, whose heart stopped beating when he was electrocuted the morning of Sept. 24, continues to recover from his injuries.
The 31-year-old Georgia man was in the 1400 block of Snider’s Highway at 8:41 a.m., part of a … Read the rest


Washington leaves bus post | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 28, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The man in charge of keeping the Colleton County School District’s bus fleet on the move is moving on.
Colleton County School Superintendent Dr. Franklin Foster said that Director of Transportation David J. Washington has submitted a letter of resignation. … Read the rest


Seatbelts save I-95 wreck victims | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 28, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

A Sept. 24 crash on I-95 sent three adults to the emergency department of the Colleton Medical Center.

The three victims were in a small SUV in the southbound lanes of I-95 near the 62-mile marker, shortly after 3 p.m., … Read the rest


In Photos: Colleton County Middle School vs. DP Murray | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 28, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

Coaches did not return phone calls about the outcome of this game last week, but we thought you’d enjoy the photos anyway.

 

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Truck driver killed in crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 28, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

An Upstate truck driver was killed in an accident in the northbound lanes of I-95 Thursday.

Colleton County Fire-Rescue and South Carolina Highway Patrol responded to I-95 near the 65-mile marker on Thursday shortly after 7 p.m.

After determining the … Read the rest


Crosby selected to 80th Annual Shrine Bowl

Posted on September 26, 2016 4:04 pm by Cindy Crosby

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County Cougar Football player, George Crosby, was announced Monday, September 26, as selected to the prestigious 80th Annual Shrine Bowl to be held Saturday, December 17, 2016. Photo by Cindy Crosby

SHRINE BOWL. Colleton County Cougar Football player, George Crosby, was announced Monday, September 26, as selected to the prestigious 80th Annual Shrine Bowl to be held Saturday, December 17, 2016. Photo by Cindy Crosby

Colleton County Cougar Football … Read the rest


Frank Woods | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 26, 2016 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

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WALTERBORO, SC- Mr. Frank Woods, of Walterboro, SC passes away on September 17, 2016 at the age of 55.

He is survived by his wife Vicki Taylor Woods of Walterboro.

He has 3 Step Children Genie Knight (David) of Walterboro… Read the rest


Darrel J. Burns | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 26, 2016 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

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NEWTON, NH- Darrel J. Burns, age 75, of Newton, New Hampshire, formerly of Port Huron, Michigan and Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, passed away on September 21, 2016, in Amesbury, Massachusetts, after a long illness.

He was born on March 11, … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 25, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

We must work in best interest of our youth
Dear Editor:
It has been my pleasure to be the voice of the Colleton County Cougars on I-93.7 FM for the past three seasons.
All the recent discontent surrounding coaches and … Read the rest


Cities build trust with social capital | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 25, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Today, in our cities and in our nation, we live in a time of great uncertainty. We are in unfamiliar territory, and no city or town is immune to the heartbreaking incidents that have devastated some communities. How do we … Read the rest


Sept. 29 blood drive to honor the late Bubba Catterton | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 25, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A blood drive in honor of the late Marshall “Bubba” Catterton Jr. will be held Sept. 29 from 2-7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church.
No appointments are being made, but those wanting more information may call coordinator Norma Weeks … Read the rest


You don’t have to look like what you’ve been through | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 25, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Take a few minutes with me, and let’s travel back in time to August 5, 2010 when a devastating accident transpired and captured the attention of the world for over two months. A cave-in occurred at the San José copper-gold … Read the rest


Colleton Center to host Gullah-African Link Exhibit Sept. 30 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 25, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Friday Sept. 30 will be a special day for the community, as S.C. Representative Kenneth Hodges, a native of Colleton County, will present the “The Gullah-African Link” exhibit at The Colleton Center. This exhibit will feature some of the Gullah … Read the rest


Election office holds open house | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 25, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Board of Voter Registration hosted a drop-in on Sept. 12 to give residents a chance to take a look at the board’s new offices at 2471 Jefferies Highway.

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Civitans get 17th new member | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Michael Coker, left, is welcomed as the Walterboro Civitans Club’s 17th new member by president Donald Davis at the Sept. 12 meeting. The club will celebrate its 60th anniversary in October.


Dear Candidates: Enough is enough | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Dear Mr. Trump:
Stop it with the emails! Ten or more clog my inbox daily, even after I flagged them as spam. I know you’re persistent, but STOP.
I’m not interested in buying from your store, or reading about how … Read the rest


Veterans attend Citadel game | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

On Saturday, Sept. 10, the Colleton County Citadel Club hosted veterans and assisting staff from the Veterans Victory House at a tailgate event prior to the Citadel vs. Furman football game.
The veterans arrived by bus to a standing ovation … Read the rest


Vietnam veterans honored by local DAR | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Col. Joseph Glover Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution presented pins recognizing local Vietnam veterans in honor of 2016’s 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War earlier this year at the American Legion building. From left are Jimmy … Read the rest


About People | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 24, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Ferguson at  Citadel graduate college
Shaquanna Ferguson of Walterboro is attending The Citadel Graduate College for 2016-2017.

Four attending The Citadel
Four Colleton County students are enrolled at The Citadel as part of the Class of 2020, the largest recorded … Read the rest


EdistoPride cleans up | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

On Sept. 17, 87 volunteers took to the beach and river banks to participate in EdistoPride’s annual Beach/River Sweep.
In addition to the normal summer time accumulation of litter, the volunteers had to contend with debris deposited on the beach … Read the rest


New owners taking fitness center to next level  | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

When four local men wanted their gym to be better, they bought it.
The former FitLife on the campus of Colleton Medical Center is now Fit4. “New name, new gym, new faces,” co-owner Brandon DuBoise said. … Read the rest


Kaylee Anne Williams | Birth Announcement | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Kaylee Anne Williams
Joey and Stacey Williams of Walterboro announce the birth of a daughter, Kaylee Anne Williams on June 10, 2016 at Colleton Medical Center.  She weighed seven pounds, three ounces, and was 19.5 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are … Read the rest


CCHS holds mock homecoming | Photos | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

CCHS Student Council held a Mock Teacher Homecoming during Friday afternoon’s Pep Rally with four of their favorite male teachers or administrators participating. Throughout the week, students dropped money into the bucket of their favorite to determine the winner of … Read the rest


Off the Field | Cami Crook | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 24, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Campbell (Cami) Rebecca Crook is a junior at Colleton County High School, where she plays tennis for the Lady Cougars. She is the daughter of Chad and Rebecca Crook. Her grandparents are Richard and Loretta Crook along with Gaye Walters. … Read the rest


Representative from Lindsey Graham’s office visits | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 23, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Members and representatives of the board of directors of Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce met with Daniel Head from Senator Lindsey Graham’s office at Fat Jack’s Grillin’ and Chillin’ Wednesday. The group discussed issues facing small businesses. From left are Linda … Read the rest


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