Monthly Archives: December 2016

Fred Daniel Sease | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

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

FRED DANIEL SEASE

Care of Herndon Funeral Chapels and Crematory

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

Care of Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

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


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


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


‘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


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


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