Monthly Archives: December 2016

Rotary donates toys to children | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Walterboro Rotary Club donated Christmas toys to 28 children at Forest Hills Elementary. On Wednesday Dec. 14,  Walterboro Rotary members, in partnership with the school’s Angel Tree program, helped make sure dozens of needy children’s Christmas were a bit … Read the rest


Christmas by the book: What’s your favorite? | Christmas | The Press and Standard

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

Ask Shiela M. Keaise, the children’s librarian at Colleton Memorial Library, to put together her top 10 list of Christmas books to read aloud and it goes together quickly.
Maybe the ease in putting together the list came from the … Read the rest


First Steps gives toys to 499 children | News | The Press and Standard

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

Nearly 500 children got Christmas presents this year, thanks to the Fill the Stocking project headed by Colleton County First Steps.
Board members and staff distributed presents to 499 children from 236 families on Dec. 12 at Bethel Presbyterian Church. … Read the rest


New businesses moving forward | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 22, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Colleton County Council met in special session the afternoon of Dec. 16 to move along three economic development tools to help produce approximately 170 new jobs.
One ordinance for Lowcountry Aviation Company, which approves a lease … Read the rest


JGBR-Walterboro settling into new home | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 22, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Billy Strickland recently returned to Walterboro from China, the trip signaling the next step in putting JGBR Walterboro to work.
“I went there to sign off on all the equipment,” Strickland, vice president of operations for … Read the rest


VVH resident gets his Christmas wish, thanks to deputies | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 22, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Veterans Victory House resident Richard Plummer got his Christmas present a little early this year.
On Monday, deputies from the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office responded to Plummer’s request, donating a complete Marine uniform for display with other uniforms in the … Read the rest


Altman, O’Quinn take home top XC awards | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 22, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School Cross-Country program held its fall 2016 awards Monday Dec. 12 in the library at CCHS.
“It was a great night with a great group of young people,” said Coach George Smith. … Read the rest


Green, Chisolm earn Players of Game | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 22, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Cougar basketball team defeated Bamberg-Ehrhardt and took losses against Goose Creek and May River High School last week to put them at 4-5 in non-region play.
Against Goose Creek on the road Tuesday … Read the rest


Janie Cox Crosby | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 22, 2016 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

JANIE COX CROSBY

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NORTH CHARLESTON — Mrs. Janie Cox Crosby, wife of Howard Crosby, passed away Saturday evening at the East Cooper Medical

Center in Mt. Pleasant.  She was 71.

Mrs. Crosby was born in … Read the rest


Ruby Calvert Dodd | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 22, 2016 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

RUBY CALVERT DODD

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ROUND O — Ruby Calvert Dodd, a retired postmaster and the widow of Joseph Keely Dodd Jr., died Sunday evening at the St. Francis Hospital in Charleston.  She was 92.

Mrs. Dodd … Read the rest


Rally Marshall Reynolds, Sr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 22, 2016 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

RALLY MARSHALL REYNOLDS, SR.

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WALTERBORO — Mr. Rally Marshall Reynolds, Sr., 75, of Walterboro, passed away Sunday, December 18, 2016 at his residence.

Born August 11, 1941 in Edgefield, he was a son … Read the rest


Arsonta Ready | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 22, 2016 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

ARSONTA READY

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WALTERBORO — Arsonta Ready 36 of Walterboro died Sunday, December 18, 2016 at MUSC in Charleston, SC.

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

The PRESS AND STANDARD 12-22-16


Fred Daniel Sease | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 22, 2016 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

FRED DANIEL SEASE

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EHRHARDT — Mr. Fred Daniel Sease, 87, of Ehrhardt, passed away Monday, December 12, 2016.

Funeral services were held at 2 pm, Friday, December 16, 2016 at Mount Pleasant Lutheran … Read the rest


Letitia F. Fox | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 22, 2016 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

Letitia F. Fox

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WALTERBORO — Letitia F. “Tish” Fox, passed away Wednesday evening at the Hospice of Charleston Hospice Center in Mount Pleasant after a long and courageous seven year battle with ovarian cancer. She … Read the rest


Lady Cougars combine wins with community service | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 22, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County girls’ varsity basketball tacked on two wins this past week over Bamberg High School and May River, but lost to the top-ranked Goose Creek Lady Gators in non-region competition. The Lady Cougars are now … Read the rest


CPA fall athletic awards | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 22, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep Academy held its 2016 Fall Athletic Awards Wednesday Dec. 14 in the gymnasium. Athletic Director Rob Gorrell served as the speaker for the evening and thanked everyone for their participation and support of the … Read the rest


‘Songs of the Season’ bring Christmas spirit | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 22, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School Chorus, directed by Stephanie Drawdy, presented its annual Christmas concert in front of a packed house on Thursday Dec. 15 at the Performing Arts Center.
“Songs of the Season” featured the … Read the rest


Water improvements coming to Smoaks | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 22, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Next year will see Smoaks addressing the needs of the town’s water distribution system.
A Dec. 12 meeting involving representatives of the South Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority with officials from Smoaks and Colleton County focused on … Read the rest


Meter Bearings CEO speaks to Rotary | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 22, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Vittorio Musso likes Walterboro and Colleton County. “We’ve had very good cooperation,” said Musso, president and CEO of Meter Bearings, during a presentation to members of the Walterboro Rotary Club on Tuesday Dec. 13. Musso was particularly complementary of Colleton … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 21, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Residents threatened by robbers
Members of the Walterboro Police Department were dispatched to a home on Dean Street after the residents were accosted by robbers.
The residents told police that on Dec. 16 about 9 p.m., three black males kicked … Read the rest


The cost of a DUI | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 21, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announced the beginning of a strict impaired driving enforcement effort from now through New Year’s holiday. SCDPS is releasing a new public service announcement that focuses on the “consequences” of a drunk driving … Read the rest


Summerville man sent to prison | Court | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 21, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Summerville man was sent to prison for three years after he pled guilty to a drug charge during Colleton County General Sessions Court last week.
After hearing the guilty plea of Christopher Blake Jones, 32, of Summerville on a … Read the rest


Ware named All-Region | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 21, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Meredith Ware, Colleton Prep Tennis, was selected as All-Region for fall 2016. Ware was inadvertently left off of last week’s All-Region list. The Press apologizes for the error and is happy to set the record straight.


Crosby in 80th Shrine Bowl | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 21, 2016 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

George Crosby participated in the 80th Annual Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas Saturday Dec. 17 at Gibbs Stadium on the Wofford College campus. Crosby played at center for the South Carolina Sandlappers’ team, which fell 17-10 … Read the rest


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