Monthly Archives: November 2016

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

Story and photos
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


Richard Beach | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

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

RICHARD BEACH

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WALTERBORO –Mr. Richard Theodore Beach, 72, of Walterboro, passed away Friday, November 18, 2016, at The Hospice Center of Charleston.

A memorial service for family and friends were held at 11 … Read the rest


Patsy Branham | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

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

PATSY BRANHAM

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WALTERBORO –Mrs. Patsy Colson Branham, 62, of Walterboro, passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2016, at VIBRA Hospital.

Funeral services were held 1 pm, Friday, November 18, 2016 at The Brice W. … Read the rest


James Fender | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

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

JAMES FENDER

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WALTERBORO- Mr. James F. Fender, 69, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Wednesday afternoon, November 16, 2016, at Hospice of Charleston in Mount Pleasant.

Funeral services were conducted 11 o’clock Saturday … Read the rest


Elmer Johnson | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

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

ELMER JOHNSON

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WALTERBORO- Petty Officer Second Class Elmer Louis Johnson, United States Navy (Ret.), age 80, son of the late Lester Deward Johnson and the late Mary Elizabeth Dutton Johnson Scarborough, … Read the rest


Robert Selvy | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

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

ROBERT SELVY

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WALTERBORO- Boatswains Mate Robert Lee Selvy United States Navy (Ret.), affectionately known by many as “Bob”, age 78, son of the late A.B. Hoyt and the late Arretta Tallman … Read the rest


Carolyn Johnson | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

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

Carolyn johnson

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WALTERBORO- Carolyn Johnson 54 of Walterboro, SC died Thursday, November 17, 2016 at Colleton Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements are pending Allen Funeral Home of Walterboro in charge.

The PRESS AND STANDARD 11-24-16


Thanksgiving favorites | News | The Press and Standard

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

Turkey’s favorite Thanksgiving table co-stars.

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
There is no hesitation when Colleton County Fire-Rescue Chief Barry McRoy is asked to name his favorite Thanksgiving side dish.
“Corn bread dressing,” McRoy says. What makes its special? “My mother. … Read the rest


Hannah and Dexter: Being thankful | News | The Press and Standard

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

By SHIELA MARTINA
shielamartina@yahoo.com

My name is Hannah Maccabee and I have a best friend named Dexter Baker. We are only 9 years old, but we know the value of being thankful. For an upcoming annual tea at their church, … Read the rest


Christmas light display on Garris Road to open tonight | News | The Press and Standard

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

Seventeen years ago, Pat Garris of Williams decided creating a Christmas light display in her yard would be a great thing to do for her grandchildren — and a tradition that would carry over for her future great-grands.

Thanksgiving night, … Read the rest


Volunteers fill the Empty Bowls effort | News | The Press and Standard

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

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Karla Dadiecco worked the ticket table for Empty Bowls
“I’m just a bowl maker,” Dadiecco said. But like many who joined the Empty Bowls effort, her level of participation in the annual charitable effort grew the … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

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

Knife-wielding robber hits business
The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office was sent to The Forks Pit Stop at 1541 Cottageville Highway Nov. 19 at 3:02 p.m. to investigate an armed robbery. A clerk at the business said a white male, about … Read the rest


Update: Pedestrian killed on Bells Highway | News | The Press and Standard

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

A 60-year-old Walterboro man became the county’s 26th traffic fatality the evening of Nov. 18 when he was struck by a motor vehicle while attempting to cross Bells Highway at the Mount Carmel Road intersection.
Robert Thomas McCready, 60, of … Read the rest


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