Monthly Archives: December 2016

Troopers visit Colleton Prep | News | The Press and Standard

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

LCpl. Matt Southern of the S.C. Highway Patrol read to the second grade recently at Colleton Preparatory Academy. Trooper Klimek visited with CPA third-graders.

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In Photos: An Edisto Beach Christmas | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Town of Edisto Beach also held its Christmas parade last Saturday.

Photos by DAWN RIZER

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Healthy Holidays | Clemson Extension Service | The Press and Standard

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


In the land of the eternally offended … | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

Enough. Enough!
A dishtowel printed with a festive green ball of mistletoe and the words “Implied Consent” has offended a lot of people.
Folks, if a piece of silkscreened cotton (with no profanity or sexual images) gets your hackles up, … Read the rest


Give the gift of love | News | The Press and Standard

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

The holidays are upon us. Do you have a “wish list?” If so, what’s on your list? New clothes? Jewelry? Maybe the latest smartphone?
What if your wish was not for material things? What if your wish was to be … Read the rest


Northside 5th graders ‘wow’ in Christmas performance | News | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
Cindyc4@yahoo.com
The Northside Elementary fifth grade classes presented a Christmas musical during the Parent-Teacher Organization meeting held Thursday Dec. 8 in a standing-room-only cafeteria.
Jenny Bunton, music teacher, coordinated the evening’s performance. “Our goal was to do … Read the rest


Bedon live nativity Friday and Saturday nights | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 16, 2016 7:07 am by The Press and Standard

Bedon Baptist Church will hold its live nativity on Friday and Saturday Dec. 16-17 from 6-8 p.m. at the church on Charleston Highway.

Christmas Eve worship will be Dec. 24 at 6 p.m. Christmas morning worship will be Dec. 25 … Read the rest


Seventy years of Clemson-Carolina games | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By Jake Barker
jake.s.barker@gmail.com
Football in the South is an anchor, and it is a compass. It both guides us and ties us to the past as our lives move forward and the world around us changes. For a region … Read the rest


Birth Announcement: Braylee Christa Varnadoe | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Braylee Christa Varnadoe
Chris and Tiffini Varnadoe of Walterboro announce the birth of a daughter, Braylee Christa Varnadoe on Sept. 19, 2016. Braylee weighed 7 lbs., 4 oz., and was 20 ½ inches long.
The maternal grandparents are Alroy and … Read the rest


Strickland completes economic development institute | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

From left to right: S.C. Department of Commerce Senior Program Director Ed West; Hampton County 2016 Economic Development Institute participant Brantley Strickland; and S.C. Economic Developers’ Association Executive Andi Rawl. Strickland, who is with the Southern Carolina Alliance, was one … Read the rest


In Photos: Christmas in Cottageville | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Town of Cottageville held its Christmas parade last Saturday.

Photos by JULIE HOFF

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Off the Field | Kayla Hayden | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Kayla Virginia Hayden is a senior at Colleton Prep Academy, where she is a War Hawk cheerleader. She is the daughter of Rebecca Hayden and David Hayden, both of Walterboro. Her grandparents are Frosty and Jackie Hayden (deceased), along with … Read the rest


Vicky Carl named Realtor of the Year | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro Board of Realtors (WBOR) Christmas dinner always ends with the announcement of Realtor of the Year.
Ernie Hughes, vice president of WBOR, said of this year’s recipient,  “I talked about this year’s recipient as being bubbly, friendly and … Read the rest


A holiday message from Walterboro Chief of Police Wade Marvin | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By WADE MARVIN
Walterboro Police Chief

With the holidays quickly approaching, I wanted take a quick moment to thank you for a successful and productive 2016. Thanks to your support and generosity, we have hosted and participated in several successful … Read the rest


Marsh honored for 35 years of service | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Fire-Rescue Firefighter Frankie Marsh was honored for his years of service at Station 15 in Islandton the evening of Dec. 6.
Station Captain Matt Williams presented Marsh a plaque celebrating the 35 years Marsh has been a volunteer … Read the rest


Bethel Chancel Choir holds Christmas Service | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 16, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Bethel United Methodist Church held its annual Chancel Choir Christmas Service Sunday Dec. 11.
Following the invocation by the Rev. Ben L. Barnett, the choir performed a program of traditional Christmas music directed by Amanda Fulton. … Read the rest


Keaise receives Dr. M.L. King award | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Shiela Keaise, Colleton County Memorial Library children’s librarian, has been awarded the 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Service Award by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Xi Gamma Lambda Chapter, of Beaufort.
The annual award is presented to three members … Read the rest


Report Card: Preparing for life after high school | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
A section of the Colleton County School District report card, released in late November, is labeled “opportunities.”
Among the numbers and percentages that measures the educational system’s performance are facts and figures that provide a snapshot … Read the rest


Two local riders compete in NBHA world horse show | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By ROBERT DRIGGERS
coachdriggers@yahoo.com
Over 750 riders and horses converged on Perry, Ga. recently to participate in the National Barrel Horse Association Open World Championship Show.  Riders and horses came from throughout the United States as well as Canada, Mexico … Read the rest


Drug charge sends man to prison | Court | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
A Florida man learned that he was being sentenced to two years behind bars after he pleaded to a drug charge when he appeared in Colleton County General Sessions Court this week.
Oidio J. Martinez, 51, … Read the rest


The Press goes digital | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Press and Standard has finally entered the digital realm. Thanks to a project at the Colleton County Memorial Library, issues of The Press and Standard and other Colleton area newspapers, dating from the late 1800s through 2015, are now … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 15, 2016 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro home burglarized

The Walterboro Police Department was called to a home on Crosby Street the afternoon of Dec. 12 after the resident discovered the home had been burglarized.

When the woman arrived home, she told police she noticed some … Read the rest


“Tis the Season” concert held at PAC | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 15, 2016 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

A Christmas program was presented by special services students on Dec. 13 in the CCHS Performing Arts Center. For the complete story, see the Dec. 22 edition of The Press and Standard.

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Polar Express events for children planned at Arts Council | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 15, 2016 11:11 am by The Press and Standard


Martha S. Baker | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 15, 2016 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

MARTHA S. BAKER 

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RUFFIN — Mrs. Martha S. Barker, 80, of Ruffin, passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at Vibra Hospital in Mount Pleasant.

Funeral services were held 10 am, Saturday, December 17, … Read the rest


Anne Lorraine Arthur Kratzer | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 15, 2016 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

ANNE LORRAINE ARTHUR KRATZER

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YEMASSEE — Anne Lorraine Arthur Kratzer passed away Thursday morning at the Hampton Regional Medical Center in Hampton after a brief illness.  She was 73.

Anne was born in Milford, CT … Read the rest


Kaiden Jonathan Zeigler | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 15, 2016 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

KAIDEN JONATHAN ZEIGLER

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WALTERBORO — Kaiden Jonathan Zeigler, son of Jonathan Zeigler and Scarlett McKenzie Mangum, passed away Friday at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.  He was two years old.

Kaiden was born in … Read the rest


Denise Porter Sineath | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 15, 2016 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

DENISE PORTER SINEATH

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ISLANDTON — Denise Porter Sineath, age 65, of Islandton, SC entered into eternal rest Sunday morning at the Hampton Regional Medical Center in Hampton, SC after a long and courageous battle with … Read the rest


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