Monthly Archives: November 2016

Top 10 suspect taken into custody | Crime | The Press and Standard

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

The long search for one of the first people to make his way on the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office Top 10 Most Wanted List ended Tuesday night in Lexington Township.
Tishaun Datroy Shuler, 34, formerly of Ruffin,  came off the … Read the rest


Healthy Tip | Clemson Extension Service

Posted on November 23, 2016 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard


Thanksgiving dinner ticks down to less than $5 per person | News | The Press and Standard

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

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 31st annual informal price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $49.87, a 24-cent decrease from last year’s average of … Read the rest


School board members honored | News | The Press and Standard

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

William Bowman and P.A. Pournelle were honored at the recent Colleton County School Board meeting for their years of service on the board. Both were zoned out of their districts prior to the November election. Bowman did not run for … Read the rest


Man crossing street struck and killed | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 22, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man died Friday evening after being struck by a motor vehicle in the city.
Robert Thomas McCready, 60, of Walterboro, was pronounced dead at the Emergency Department of the Colleton Medical Center Friday at 8:19 p.m.
McCready had … Read the rest


Jeffries Blvd. wreck | News | The Press and Standard 

Posted on November 21, 2016 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

A two vehicle accident occurred on Jefferies Blvd. around 1:40p.m. on Monday, November 21st.


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 20, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Veterans appreciate your support
Dear Editor:
The Colleton County Veterans Affairs Office wishes to thank everyone who supported us in our efforts to host our first Veterans Benefits Workshop.  This event was held Thursday Nov. 10 at the National Guard … Read the rest


Only love can drive out hate | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 20, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

For 18 grueling months, the world watched as a campaign and an election filled with mudslinging, bitterness and ugliness surged far beyond what we have ever witnessed in this country.
During the course of writing my column before now, I … Read the rest


Hope for our country is an individual responsibility | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 20, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

It was a special time and he was a special child. His parents did not take their responsibility lightly when they welcomed their son into the world. As the boy grew, his parents trained and educated him in strict disciplines.… Read the rest


Forest Hills students learn about fire safety | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 19, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Third-grade students at Forest Hills Elementary got to learn about fire safety in the Walterboro Fire Department’s Smoke House recently. Firemen take students through the house, which has a den with a fireplace, a kitchen and a window through which … Read the rest


Bonnie and Clyde fly to a new home | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 19, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Bonnie and Clyde, 3-month-old German Shepherd mix puppies, are headed for new homes through Promises Rescue in Virginia, thanks to efforts by the local Friends of the Colleton County Animal Shelter (FoCCAS.) The pups were nursed back to health by … Read the rest


Hospital presents annual employee awards | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 19, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The 2016 annual Employee Service Awards banquet was held Nov. 10 by Colleton Medical Center at Dogwood Hills Golf Club.
The annual FISH Award was presented to Jason Shock.
Recognized for five years of service were Lindsey Benton, Matthew Clark, … Read the rest


English as a second language and other thoughts | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 19, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

I sometimes think about teaching ESL, English as a Second Language. I have an English degree and a love of words. Then I found this in a random Google search for “teaching English.” So, maybe not….
1) The bandage was … Read the rest


Free good to be available at Edgewood Baptist on Nov. 23 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 19, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Edgewood Baptist Church will be hosting a “We’re Here For You” event on Nov. 23 from 10 a.m. until noon. Different groups from the community (Salk Student Government, Salk basketball team, Girl Scouts, Sheriff Andy Strickland (and possibly the police … Read the rest


Off the Field | Josh Carter | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 19, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Joshua Holden Carter is a senior at Colleton Prep Academy, where he plays football and basketball for the War Hawks. He is the son of Michael and Cindy Carter of Hendersonville. His grandparents are Richard Lee … Read the rest


Engagement | Caitlin Crosby and Zach Brownlee | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 19, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

CROSBY-BROWNLEE
Payton Crosby of Walterboro has announced the engagement of his daughter, Caitlin Vandermark Crosby, to Zachary James Brownlee, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Matthew Brownlee of Saint George.
The bride-elect, also the daughter of the late LeAnn Vandermark … Read the rest


In Photos: Artists tell children about their craft | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 19, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Children from Cottageville Headstart learned about art at the Colleton County Memorial Library on Nov. 10. Bridget Murray (above), Landy A. Jones (right) and Brother Nizar (middle) all came to the library to tell children about their individual specialty. Murray … Read the rest


Free Thanksgiving dinner to be held at St. Anthony’s | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 19, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A free Thanksgiving dinner will be served in Trinity Hall at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church on Thanksgiving Day Nov. 24 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Dine-in plates will be served until 1 p.m. Take-out plates will be available after 1 p.m., … Read the rest


Students celebrate veterans | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 19, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Students at Colleton County Middle School celebrated local veterans on Friday Nov. 11 with a program in the mini-auditorium.
The Colleton County High School NJROTC opened the program with the presentation of colors, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance led … Read the rest


DeMund enjoying new life, practice in Walterboro | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 18, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

Dr. Marjorie DeMund, a native of Akron, Ohio, has joined Walterboro OB/GYN, and she couldn’t be happier. “I like small towns, and I like small hospitals,” she said. She took the job in September, and has … Read the rest


CCMS holds ‘Real Heroes Read’ Week | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 18, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County Middle School is celebrating Literacy Week with “Real Heroes Read” events throughout the week of Nov. 14-18.
Tuesday morning, Principal Matthew Brantley and Curriculum Facilitator Tiffany Pearson welcomed local “heroes” from the community for … Read the rest


Patriot Marker dedicated to Isaac Hayne | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 18, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Patriot Marker was placed on the grave of Col. Isaac Hayne near Jacksonboro in a ceremony held Nov. 11 by the Gov. Paul Hamilton Chapter of the S.C. Society of the Sons of the American Revolution and descendants Greg … Read the rest


In Photos: 2016 Veterans Day Parade | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 18, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The annual Veterans Day Parade was held Sunday Nov. 13 in downtown Walterboro.


Ritter woman killed in wreck on Green Pond Highway | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 18, 2016 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro woman died Thursday evening when her motor vehicle went off the road and struck a tree.

Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey said Carolyn Johnson, 54, of Ritter Road was pronounced dead at the scene following the crash.

Johnson … Read the rest


Rec Center’s Disaster Recovery Center closes today | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 18, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

The Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Walterboro, (Colleton County) and Ridgeland (Jasper County) will close permanently Friday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m.
Survivors of Hurricane Matthew can still get help with just a phone call. To apply for disaster assistance, … Read the rest


In Photos: Business After Hours | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 18, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro-Colleton County Chamber of Commerce held its Business After Hours on Nov. 17 at Turkey Run/Copeland Farm on Cane Branch Road. The event was sponsored by C.T. Lowndes & Company, Don Holmes, CPA, Lucas Electric Company, Ink Farm, Band … Read the rest


FestiVELO was good for economy | News | The Press and Standard

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

Walterboro Tourism Director Michelle Strickland said that you just had to look at the lodging numbers to recognize the economic impact of hosting FestiVELO.
“With our bed and breakfasts all completely booked, many of our hotels participating in special rates, … Read the rest


Little Miss Walterboro winners | News | The Press and Standard

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

Photo by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE
Winners in the Little Miss Walterboro/Colleton County Pageant held Saturday were: Wee Miss Walterboro – Brantlee Nix; Wee Miss Colleton County – Hannah Dryden; Little Miss Walterboro – Paisley Wolfe; Little Miss Colleton County – Candice … Read the rest


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