Monthly Archives: December 2016

St. Jude honors pastor with planting of daffodils | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 17, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Fr. Bob Horowitz was surprised by the St. Jude’s Church family by the planting of a daffodil garden in his honor after services on Dec. 11.
Organized by Senior Warden Margie Williams, the garden is part of a worldwide Daffodil … Read the rest


Hallelujah! He shall reign forever and ever | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 17, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Singing has always been one of my favorite pastimes; I just don’t sing nearly as much as I did long time ago.
There were two people who introduced me to one of the most beautiful and finest pieces of music … Read the rest


The angels have never stopped singing | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on December 17, 2016 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

‘Tis the season for singing! I like and listen to a lot of new music, but when it comes to Christmas, there’s something about traditional carols that resonate with my soul. The whole story of Christmas comes from the ancient … Read the rest


Lightning wraps up 2016 with Winter National Championship | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lowcountry Lightning 12U Softball team concluded its fall 2016 season with a championship in the USSSA Winter Nationals held Nov. 19-20 in Columbia. This is the second Winter Nationals title for the Lightning in consecutive … Read the rest


Pearl Harbor survivor honored at Victory House | News | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Never forget. Always remember.
On December 7, 1941, in less than two hours, 2,402 Americans were killed and more than 1,000 wounded during the bombing of Pearl Harbor. The Day of Infamy is known as the … Read the rest


Cottageville event raises money for animals | News | The Press and Standard

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

A variety of events to benefit the Colleton County Animal Shelter and FoCCAS (Friends of the Colleton County Animal Shelter) were held Saturday Dec. 10 from noon-3 p.m. at Stegall’s Auction Company, 158 Farmer St., Cottageville. A chili and dessert … Read the rest


Old Bank named number one Christmas shop | News | The Press and Standard

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

The website onlyinyourstate.com/south-carolina lists the Old Bank Christmas Shoppe and Bakery as the number one of nine Christmas stores in South Carolina that “are simply magical. Perfect! Combine lunch and the delicious smell of a bakery with 2,700 square feet … Read the rest


Free produce distribution Monday | News | The Press and Standard

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

A farmer’s market-style produce distribution will be held Monday Dec. 19 from 11 am – 1 pm, (or until food runs out.) at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 329 Savage St.  This “FRESH FOR ALL” food distribution is free.  Each family … Read the rest


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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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.

Photo submitted

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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


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