Monthly Archives: November 2016

Pageant helps homeless animals | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 26, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Proceeds from the Little Miss Walterboro Pageant were donated to the Friends of the Colleton County Animal Shelter. Pictured are Emily Pinckney (Young Miss Walterboro) and Maggie Willis (Teen Miss Walterboro). This donation will help shelter animals like Frosty and … Read the rest


Civitans observe of Memorial Day | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 26, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Sgt. Maj. Harry Polk was one of the speakers at the Walterboro Civitans’ annual Memorial Day program. Polk served in Vietnam, where he was wounded. He served as ROTC instructor at various colleges after coming home.

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Cougars hit the court under Smith’s leadership | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Cougars are hitting the hardwood in a realigned Region 8-AAAA classification under the direction of a new coach. Coach Jacob Smith will be at the helm of Colleton County basketball this winter. He will be … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Basketball holds preseason scrimmages | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Lady Cougar varsity and JV basketball teams held a preseason scrimmage this past Saturday at Colleton County High School. Five teams participated in Saturday’s scrimmage including Blackville, Whale Branch, Word of God Prep … Read the rest


Stone signs with University of Portland | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

USC Salkehatchie Basketball player Austin Stone signed a letter of intent to play next year at University of Portland in Portland, Oregon.  Pictured with him is USC Salk Head Basketball Coach Corey Hendren.


Smith signs with Savannah State | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

USC Salkehatchie basketball player Jahlin Smith  signed a letter of intent to play next year at Savannah State. Pictured with him is USC Salkehatchie Head Basketball Coach Corey Hendren.


Burns named Whetsell Fellow at Wofford | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

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

Her exhibition, “Bodies of Light,” is on display at the Martha Cloud Chapman Gallery.

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

“Poets such as Bryant, Whitman and Emerson, have influenced most of my pieces. I wanted to expand on the idea of an Read the rest


New Mexican restaurant holds grand opening | News | The Press and Standard

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

Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce President Jeremy Ware, Si Senor owner Jose De La Cruz, Mayor Bill Young, Yazmine De La Cruz, Elizabeth Lopez, Josh Bell and Mirna Bell cut the ribbon at the grand opening of the new Mexican restaurant … Read the rest


Harrison opens new real estate company | News | The Press and Standard

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

Robin Harrison has opened the doors to her new real estate business, Carolina Homes & Land Realty, at a familiar location on Bells Highway. Two well-known real estate agents in the community, Sara White and Joan Bruce, also work in … Read the rest


Bell Seafood opens new market, restaurant | News | The Press and Standard

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

Carole Bell serves one of the first customers at the new Bells Plus Seafood Market located at 900 S. Jefferies Blvd. (formerly Boochie’s.)The restaurant and seafood market combination officially opened its doors Saturday. Photo by BARRY MOORE

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Christmas at Edisto begins this weekend | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Edisto Island and Edisto Beach communities have been busy cleaning up and clearing out since Hurricane Matthew blew through in early October, and now they’re ready to celebrate the holidays, island-style. This beautiful coastal treasure is a popular destination … Read the rest


Gamecock Club to gather to watch Carolina-Clemson game | The Press and Standard

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

The Junior Gamecocks of the Colleton County Gamecock Club attended a pep rally Monday at the Walterboro Elks Lodge. Gamecock Club members will watch the Carolina-Clemson game at the Elks Lodge on Saturday. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. Those attending … Read the rest


In Photos: War Hawks’ send off | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

Beginning on Friday evening with a school-wide cookout and bonfire, leading to a Saturday morning sendoff complete with cheers and roadside signs, through Saturday’s loss with consoling hugs, pats on the back and mutually-shed tears – the State Championship weekend … Read the rest


Bells advances to state competition | News | The Press and Standard

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

Bells Elementary School’s First Legos League team came out of last weekend’s district qualifier bound for the state competition in Myrtle Beach in late January.
Colleton County Middle School teacher Ed Williams, who heads the school district’s First Legos League … Read the rest


Thanksgiving by the numbers | News | The Press and Standard

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

Thanksgiving Day: Nov. 24, 2016

In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims — early settlers of Plymouth Colony — held a three-day feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest. Many regard this event as the nation’s first Thanksgiving. The Wampanoag Indians … Read the rest


Welcoming the season | News | The Press and Standard

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

Colleton Museum and Farmer’s Market will usher in the Christmas Season with a Festival of Trees beginning Nov. 30.
Businesses and organizations will install approximately 40 Christmas trees, 30 full-size and 10 table top, that will be on display at … Read the rest


Soccer club holds Wildfire Day | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

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by CINDY CROSBY
Cindyc4@yahoo.com
Walterboro Soccer Club (WSC) held Wildfire Day on Saturday Nov. 19 at the soccer field located on Sidneys Road. In honor of its 25th anniversary, WSC held an end-of-season fall tournament for all … Read the rest


City offering free fire detectors | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Walterboro Fire Department is implementing two programs to provide residents with smoke detectors.
One program begins immediately and is fueled by 120 smoke detectors provided to the fire department by ServiceMaster Inc.
The fire department will offer one smoke … Read the rest


Gwendolyn Irene Owens | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 24, 2016 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

GWENDOLYN IRENE OWENS

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WALTERBORO- Gwendolyn Irene Owens passed away Tuesday evening at her home in Walterboro.  She was 54.

Gwendolyn was born in Bethesda, MD September 13, 1962 a daughter of the late Grover … Read the rest


PAMELA JEANNE CLIFTON MIXSON | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 24, 2016 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

PAMELA JEANNE CLIFTON MIXSON

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VARNVILLE- Pamela Jeanne Clifton Mixson passed away Monday at her home in Varnville.  She was 56.

Pamela was born in Hampton County April 3, 1960 a daughter of Dorothy Crews … Read the rest


Mary Dell Vanlandingham | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 24, 2016 8:08 am by Myiah Blakeney

MARY DELL VANLANDINGHAM

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MOUNT PLEASANT –Mary Dell VanLandingham, 79, of Mount Pleasant SC, passed away at 8:05 AM on November 18, 2016.  Mary Dell was born on September 28, 1937 in Waterboro, SC.  She … Read the rest


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