Monthly Archives: September 2016

Construction crew breaks gas line on Mt. Carmel Road | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 20, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

A construction crew accidently broke a gas line while working on improvements to the intersection of Mount Carmel Road and Bells Highway on Tuesday morning Sept. 20 at 9:45 a.m. in the 100 block of Mount Carmel Road.

A strong … Read the rest


Eugene “Gene” K. Smoak | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 19, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

COTTAGEVILLE:      Mr. Eugene “Gene” K. Smoak, husband of Sarah Muckenfuss Smoak, died Saturday evening at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro. He was 80.

Mr. Smoak was born in Smoaks October 5, 1935, a son of the late Andrew … Read the rest


Happening now: Wreck at Wichman and Fishburne Streets | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 19, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

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Terry Marinko | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 19, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro, SC- Mr. William Terry Marinko, 66, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Pruitt Heathcare in Walterboro.

Funeral services will be held 3 pm, Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at The Brice W. Herndon and Sons … Read the rest


Lois Allen | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 19, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Charleston, SC- Mrs. Lois Folk Allen, 93, of Charleston, a retired secretary for the Charleston Naval Shipyard, died Friday, September 16, 2016 at the Hospice Center of Charleston in Mount Pleasant. She was the widow of Harry Lee Allen.

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Ruby Crosby | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 19, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro, SC-

Mrs. Ruby Crosby, 87, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Saturday, September 17, 2016 at her residence. She is the widow of David Fisk Crosby to whom she was married 66 years.

 

Ruby was born September 6, … Read the rest


‘Casablanca’ to be first movie at museum | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 18, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

“Casablanca”, the first movie in the 2016 Colleton Museum’s Outdoor Movie Series will hit the screen Sept. 22.
The movie starts promptly at 7:30 p.m., so get there in enough time to settled in. The Marketplace will be open for … Read the rest


Bailey’s family still hoping to bring her home | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 18, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

 

The Czwakiel family is still hoping to find their beloved family pet, Bailey, and bring her home.

This past Saturday, Audrey, John, their two boys and dog Watson, attended the Walk and Wag fundraiser sponsored … Read the rest


Smile, even when you want to cry | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 18, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

There are times in our lives when we experience certain situations that make us want to cry, but we have to be strong, suck up the tears, and keep on going. You may run into your loved ones, friends and … Read the rest


In Photos: Annual Wag and Walk raised money for FoCCAS | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 17, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by GEORGE SALSBERRY
The Friends of the Colleton County Animal Shelter’s annual Walk and Wag was held last Saturday, raising $4,500 for the animal rescue group. Pictures of participants and their pets were taken in the Walterboro Wildlife Sanctuary … Read the rest


CCPR partners with S.C. Junior Golf for free clinic | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 17, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with the South Carolina Junior Golf Foundation (SCJGF) to help educate youth in the game of golf.  In an effort to promote the sport, they will be … Read the rest


Sawyer finds a home | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 17, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

If you didn’t have the opportunity to attend this past Saturday’s Walk and Wag fundraiser sponsored by Friends of the Colleton County Animal Shelter (FoCCAS), you missed a tail-wagging good time. Not only did the event … Read the rest


Walterboro Takedown Club holding registration for future wrestlers | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 17, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Walterboro Takedown Club (WTC) has begun their fall registration for boys and girls interested in learning the sport of wrestling. The youth wrestling program is directed by Coach Packy Burke and is open to ages … Read the rest


Emergency preparedness information available | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 17, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Throughout September, the Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Agency will be sending hurricane and all hazards preparedness information to the various schools, nursing homes, adult daycares, residential care homes, local churches and the East Coast Rural Migrant Head Start.
Presentations will … Read the rest


Off the Field | Fisher Jackson | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 17, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Fisher Brigham Jackson is a junior at Colleton Prep Academy, where he plays football and baseball for the War Hawks. He is the son of Mike and Kim Jackson of Walterboro. He is a member of the National Honor Society, … Read the rest


Donations restock Good Shepherd food pantry | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 17, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Representatives of Hospice of Charleston, an affiliate of Kindred at Home, made the trip to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church on Sept. 6 with a ton of assistance.
Throughout August, Hospice of Charleston employees blanketed the Lowcountry, distributing food collection bags … Read the rest


In Photos: Beef, Bourbon and Beds | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 17, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Jesse Walker and J P Downey won “Best Beef” and James Broderick and Mark Stone won “Best Side “ and “Best Sauce” at the Beef, Bourbon and Beds fundraiser held last Thursday at the S.C. Artisans Center. The two teams … Read the rest


Hoff-Rentz engagement announced | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 17, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Mr. and Mrs. Terry W. Hoff of Cottageville announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Shea Hoff, and Justin Michael Rentz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randy G. Rentz of Ehrhardt.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. … Read the rest


Walterboro man named deadbeat | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Tyren S. Kearse, 23, whose last known address was on Lake Spur Drive in Walterboro, has been named this week’s deadbeat parent by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office.

Kearse is wanted o a Colleton County Family Court bench warrant for … Read the rest


Salk Volleyball providing opportunities for locals | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The USC Salkehatchie Volleyball program is off and running. The Indians started their home slate of games which will continue through Saturday Sept. 17. Two local young women, Kaci Sapp and Devin Adams, are taking advantage … Read the rest


In Photos: 11th annual Tour de Round O | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photo by JIM KILLIAN
The 11th annual Tour De’ Round O, hosted by Bethlehem Baptist Church along with the Coastal and Summerville Cyclists, was held this past Saturday, September 10. The summer cycling event is a 30-mile ride, beginning at … Read the rest


Group helps disabled hunters enjoy the outdoors | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By JEFFERY MUSGRAVE
jelemu@yahoo.com
If you take a non-scientific poll among all your friends what they are doing on their Saturdays in the fall, most often you will get an answer like going fishing or hunting or maybe taking the … Read the rest


In Photos: Children’s theater presents Schoolhouse Rock | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on September 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE
SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK. The Colleton Children’s Theater presented “Schoolhouse Rock Junior” last weekend in Hampton Street Auditorium.

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