Monthly Archives: November 2016

Bonnie Louise Martin | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 15, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

RUM GULLY – Ms. Bonnie Louise Martin, age 63, entered into rest Saturday evening, November 5, 2016, at her home in the heart of Rum Gully Community of Islandton.

Funeral services were conducted 11 o’clock Saturday morning, November 12, 2016, … Read the rest


Travis Tucker | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 15, 2016 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Travis Tucker, 31, of Walterboro, entered into rest Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

Born July 19, 1985, in North Charleston, a son of Jean Cooper Tillett and the late Ronald L. Tucker, he grew up in the Summerville area … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 13, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

God created it all, but man can destroy it
Dear Editor:
For more than two trillion days or so, Earth has been in an egg-shaped orbit going 16+ miles a second. That’s about 66,000 miles going around the sun. Like … Read the rest


Now we all need to pull together for the good of the country | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 13, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

I am writing this column before election day and most people will read this after the results are known. The pundits are predicting that Trump will carry South Carolina by a large margin and Clinton will win nationally by a … Read the rest


Empty Bowls meals begin Nov. 15 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 13, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

On Tuesday Nov. 15 and Thursday Nov. 17, St Anthony’s Catholic Church’s Trinity Hall, 925 S. Jefferies Boulevard, will again host Lowcountry Empty Bowls’ annual soup lunch/suppers to raise funds for local food banks.
A soup lunch will be served … Read the rest


Merry Thanksmas, y’all; get ready to celebrate | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 13, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Merry Thanksmas, y’all. Halloween is only a memory now and we’re headlong into that conglomerated holiday season that rides in on the Mayflower and out with jingling sleigh bells.
As holidays go, I like Thanksgiving. There just seems to be … Read the rest


Rejoice in the success of others and watch what God does for you | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 13, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

In our highly competitive world, there are those who experience success every day. On the other hand, there are those who do not, and they tend to have a problem with those who do. Instead of being happy for others … Read the rest


Bird retires after 30 years of service in the Army | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 12, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

LTC Harry J. Bird recently retired from the Army after 30 years of service.
Bird enlisted in the United States Army in 1986 as an armor crewman. He transitioned to the South Carolina Army National Guard in 1988. He is … Read the rest


Claflin alumni hold jazz luncheon | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 12, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By Anna Stevens Bright
Photographs by Herman G. Bright

Recently, the Ray T. Johnson/CTS Building was bustling with “All That Jazz,” from the Claflin University Jazz Combo, directed by Vincent Chandler, as well as other local music artists. The annual … Read the rest


Healthy Tip | Clemson Extension Service

Posted on November 12, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


A dog, a duck, hot peppers and a world gone crazy | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 12, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Sometimes I look around and think the world’s gone crazy. Then I remember that I’m part of the world, which makes me cray-cray too. So we’re all in this together.
Let’s consider some recent headline news:
  An upstate New … Read the rest


Academy Road Pre-school holds ‘Spooktacular | Photos | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 12, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Academy Road Preschool and Child Care held a Spooktacular Halloween Party on Monday Oct. 31. Students showed off their cool costumes and got to trick-or-treat in each classroom. Colleton Place also invited students to visit some of their residents and … Read the rest


Off the Field | Ryan O’Quinn | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Ryan O’Quinn is a senior at Colleton County High School where he is a four-year letterman in cross-country and soccer. He is the son of MyLinda and James O’Quinn of Walterboro. His grandparents are Mack O’Quinn and the late Gracie … Read the rest


Register now for Fill the Stockings presents| News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Helping out those less fortunate is what Christmas is all about. And again this year, Colleton County First Steps will offer county residents the chance to help Colleton County families at Christmas through the Fill the Stocking Project.
Applications for … Read the rest


Patel accepted into leadership program at Furman | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Dipali Patel, a senior at Cougar New Tech at Colleton County High School has been accepted to the Emerging Public Leaders program of the Riley Institute at Furman University. Dipali is the first Colleton County High School student to be … Read the rest


CCHS’ NJROTC takes first at first drill meet of the season | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 12, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

On Nov. 5 at the Battery Creek High School’s Chester Puller Drill Meet, Colleton County NJROTC drill team for the second consecutive year started its drill season with a first place win.  The drill meet consisted of JROTC Teams from … Read the rest


Post office honors veterans | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

As Veterans Day approaches, five employees of the US Postal Service in Walterboro were recognized for their service to our country. This elite group of individuals are among more than 113,000 veterans who are United States Postal Service employees. “We … Read the rest


County Council ponders restoring funding mechanism | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
The Colleton County Council gave a first reading to an ordinance that would resurrect the county’s lease-purchase system of big ticket capital items when they met in regular session Nov. 1
Under the ordinance, the county … Read the rest


Officials attempting to ease building sale | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Council gave a first reading to an ordinance that would smooth the process of transferring ownership of a closed facility in the Airport Industrial Complex during the Nov. 1 meeting.
Sealcraft Corp. is in the process of selling … Read the rest


Walterboro man designated deadbeat | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man has been named this week’s deadbeat parent by the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office.

Anthony J. Brown, 38, whose last known address was on Briarleaf Circle in Walterboro, is wanted on two Colleton County Family Court bench warrants … Read the rest


Treatment plant ordinances pass | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro City Council adopted ordinances authorizing the funding of improvements to the city’s wastewater treatment plant at the Nov. 1 meeting.
The first ordinance authorized issuing and selling waterworks and sewer system bonds. The second ordinance approved borrowing $1.5 million … Read the rest


Totals for county winners in unopposed races | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The race for the Colleton County Sheriff was the only contested race in county government.
The incumbents for four other county posts were assured of re-election when no one filed petitions to challenge them.
Colleton County Clerk of Court Patricia … Read the rest


CCMS Volleyball finishes season | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County Middle School volleyball team recently completed its fall 2016 season, finishing 3-3 overall in a season cut short by Hurricane Matthew.
With just five returnees on the roster of 18, Coach Samantha Klie was … Read the rest


Motorcyclist killed | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

A motorcyclist was killed Thursday at approximately 4:20 p.m. when his bike was struck in the rear by a pick-up truck.

Calls reporting the accident sent the South Carolina Highway Patrol and Colleton County Fire-Rescue to U.S. Rt. 17-A, near … Read the rest


Four die in interstate crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Four people were killed Friday morning when the vehicle they were riding in was crushed by a tractor-trailer.

Reports of the accident sent members of the South Carolina Highway Patrol and Colleton County Fire-Rescue to the southbound lanes of I-95 … Read the rest


Pet of the Week | Tiger | Colleton County Animal Shelter

Posted on November 11, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


City considering solar plan | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro officials are being asked to sign on to the plan to develop a solar energy facility near the city’s wastewater treatment plant off Green Pond Highway.
Earl E. Jackson III, who with Carleton Burtt, serves as the managing partners … Read the rest


Toys for Tots begins toy drive | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 11, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Last Christmas morning, Jo Hertha Lynah got a call that three area families had nothing to give their children for Christmas. So she rounded up her Toys for Tots assistant director Clara Fishburne, and the two quit cooking their Christmas … Read the rest


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