Monthly Archives: November 2016

Victory House Run winners | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 17, 2016 4:04 am by The Press and Standard

Winners in the Veterans Victory House 5K Run and Walk held Saturday were:
Top overall: Male-Shelton Reynolds; Female-Abigail Altman
Age group top finishers:
12 and under: M-Miles Bloomer; F-Emily Wilson
13-19: M-Ryan O’Quinn; F-Grayson Altman
20-24: M-(no finisher); F-Caroline Hendren… Read the rest


CCMS Junior Cougar football season over | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The 2016 Colleton County Middle School football season recently ended with the Junior Cougars finishing at 0-6 on the season.
CCMS, in a rebuilding year, took losses against Bamberg (14-0), Hardeeville-Ridgeland (30-8), D.P. Cooper Charter School … Read the rest


Family killed in I-95 accident | News | The Press and Standarrd

Posted on November 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A family’s southbound trip came to a tragic end the morning of Nov. 11 when their vehicle was struck by a tractor-trailer on Interstate 95.
The accident claimed the lives of three young children and an adult female and sent … Read the rest


Walterboro man arrested in Beaufort County | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A 20-year-old Colleton County man faces multiple charges in Beaufort County following a Tuesday morning chase from Ladys Island to Burton.
Damel Davis, 20, of Walterboro, a passenger in the fleeing motor vehicle, has been charged with possession of a … Read the rest


Man charged in shooting death | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Investigators with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a Charleston resident in the shooting death of a Walterboro man on Oct. 15 in Adams Run.
Wayne Keith Bennett, 26, of Walterboro was pronounced dead at the trauma unit of … Read the rest


Indians split games on the week | Sports | THe Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

USC Salkehatchie split two non-conference games this week, with a loss on the road and a win at home.  The Indians are now 3-1 on the season in non-conference play.
The Indians lost 91-86 Tuesday Nov. … Read the rest


Attempted murder charges filed against Cottageville man | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Cottageville man has been arrested on two counts of attempted murder in a continuing dispute over ownership of land on Burr Hill Road.
Sheldon Leonard Rhodes, 48, of 183 Sherman Lane in Cottageville was arrested on the felony charges … Read the rest


Firefighters rescue dog from Jesse Lane home fire | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Firefighter-paramedics rescued a dog found inside this doublewide mobile home during an afternoon fire at 488 Jessie Lane Tuesday afternoon Nov. 15. At 3:20 p.m., a neighbor reported flames coming from the roof of the residence, located at the end … Read the rest


CCHS basketball players honored | Sports | The PRess and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County High School honored two of their 2015-16 basketball players during Friday’s Cougar football game. Sophomore Jasmine Stanley earned All-Region and All-State recognition for her efforts last season for the Lady Cougars, while Tristian Nieves earned All-Region selection for … Read the rest


Child attacked by pit bull | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Animal and Environmental Control Director Reginald McNeil says he will do everything in his power to see to it that a pit bull that attacked a 2-year-old child on Nov. 8 never returns to Chestnut Road.
Officials of … Read the rest


Home burns on Carolina Circle | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Fire-Rescue units were sent to 304 Carolina Circle Wednesday morning Nov. 16 at 3:02 a.m.

The first engines arrived to find a single-story residential dwelling with flames visible from the roof. All occupants had safely exited the structure.

The fire … Read the rest


Edisto Beach State Park to reopen Friday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2016 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Edisto Beach State Park just south of Charleston will reopen Friday, Nov. 18, after being closed for more than a month to recover from Hurricane Matthew.

The park’s beachfront day-use area surrounding its historic bathhouse, its Live Oak Campground, its … Read the rest


Booker T. Gelzer | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2016 8:08 am by Myiah Blakeney

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Life Story of Mr. Booker T. Gelzer 

Mr. Booker T. Gelzer was born on February 22, 1940, to the late Reverend Mack and Mrs. Lela Florence Daniels Gelzer in Walterboro, South Carolina. He was a graduate … Read the rest


Louis Blanchard | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2016 8:08 am by Myiah Blakeney

Mr. Louis George Blanchard, 75, of Cottageville, South Carolina, formerly of Westford, New York, passed away peacefully Sunday, November 13, 2016 at the Medical University of South Carolina surrounded by his loving family.

 

Born January 6, 1941 in Woonsocket, … Read the rest


Goldie Colson | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on November 16, 2016 8:08 am by Myiah Blakeney

Mrs. Goldie Caroline Ferguson Surofchek Colson, 99, of Cottageville, entered into eternal rest Friday, November 11, 2016 at the Life Care Center of Charleston. She was first married to the late Steven Surofcheck and was the widow of Jefferies Colson.… Read the rest


Willie Jean (Honey) Munn | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

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

SUMTER – Ms. Willie Jean (Honey) Munn, 83, of Sumter, entered into rest Sunday afternoon, November 13, 2016, at the Palmetto Health Toumey in Sumter. She was the widow of Staff Sergeant Robert George Munn, United States Army (Ret.).

Funeral … Read the rest


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


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