Monthly Archives: November 2016

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


War Hawks fall in SCISA Class A Championship | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

Colleton Prep 0,
 Dillon Christian 42

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

It was not the finish they envisioned, but the journey to get there will certainly remain unforgettable for the 2016 War Hawks.
Colleton Prep ended its 2016 season with a … Read the rest


Meth charge results in prison | Court | The Press and Standard

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

Kenneth D. Beach, 32, of Smoaks was ordered to serve 18 months of a three-year prison term and then spend two years on probation after he pled guilty to a charge of possession of methamphetamine when he appeared before 14th … Read the rest


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


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


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


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