Monthly Archives: January 2017

TIMOTHY LYONS | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

TIMOTHY LYONS

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SMOAKS-Mr. Timothy Wilfred Lyons, age 69, entered into rest Monday morning, January 16, 2017, at his home on Buckhead Road in Smoaks.

Funeral services with military honors were conducted 11 … Read the rest


JIM FLOYD, SR. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

JIM FLOYD, SR.

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WALTERBORO-Mr. James Berry Floyd, Sr., known by all as “Jim” age 74, entered into rest Wednesday morning, January 18, 2017, at his home in Walterboro.

Jim’s life was celebrated … Read the rest


KARL MCMILLAN | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

KARL MCMILLAN

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WAYNESBORO, GA.-Mr. Karl W. McMillan, of Waynesboro, GA, entered into eternal rest Monday, January 16, 2017 at University Hospital in Augusta, GA.

A memorial service was held 11 o’clock, Saturday, … Read the rest


Lois Mae Tuten | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

LOIS MAE TUTEN

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HENDERSONVILE—Mrs. Lois Mae Moore Tuten, age 81, a lifelong resident of Hendersonville, entered into rest Saturday morning, January 21, 2017, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.  She was … Read the rest


Roy Pleasant | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

ROY 

PLEASANT

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WALTERBORO—Roy Lee Pleasant, Jr. “Bob”, 88, of Cottageville, SC, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, quietly passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at his home.

The family requests … Read the rest


Jessie Crosby | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

JESSIE CROSBY

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WALTERBORO—Mr. Jessie Ivan Crosby, 73, of Walterboro, passed away Monday, January 16, 2017 at Pruitt Healthcare in Walterboro.

Funeral services will be held 2 o’clock Thursday, January 19, 2017 at … Read the rest


Watching democracy: Local teens attend inauguration | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Geneffer Sweatman of Smoaks and Garrett Ulmer of Lodge were on hand for Donald Trump’s inauguration.
They were selected to join six other South Carolina 4-H members to attend the annual national organization’s Citizenship Washington Focus.… Read the rest


Lady Hawks get region win | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lady Hawk basketball team recorded its first SCISA Region 4-AA win last week over St. Andrews Academy Friday evening. Earlier in the week, Colleton Prep lost games against region opponent Hilton Head Prep and non-region … Read the rest


Carter records double-double against OP | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JIM KILLIAN
It was not the outcome Coach Barry Morehead was hoping for this past week — yet it was no surprise to the veteran coach that his team is continuing to struggle in … Read the rest


Inauguration 2017: Local group visits Washington | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By LORI BEARD
loribellbeard@gmail.com
Colleton County Republicans Janis and David Blocker, Mary Anne Cannady, her daughter Deborah Culpepper and granddaughter Neeley Culpepper, and Lori and Chad Beard headed to Washington, D.C., last Wednesday to attend the inauguration of President Donald … Read the rest


Starting from scratch | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 26, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Bamberg attorney Justin Bamberg helping Alexis Manigo sort out the bureaucracy in her new life.

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Justin Bamberg is helping Alexis Manigo navigate bureaucracy.
The young Walterboro woman was tossed into the national spotlight after investigators used … Read the rest


Update: Resident thwarts home invasion attempt | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Members of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office and Walterboro Police blanketed Hiers Corner Road the morning of Jan. 19, searching for a suspect who had unsuccessfully attempted a home invasion.

The resident told deputies sent to the home shortly before … Read the rest


Anything but normal | March for Babies | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Birth of premature baby brings life into perspective for Walterboro couple.

By BRYCE SHUMAN
New mom

From the beginning this pregnancy was anything but normal.  After just graduating high school, working part time, excited about attending local college, and getting … Read the rest


Two Wildboys plead to federal charges in Charleston Tuesday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Two Colleton County men, reputed associates of the Wildboys street gang, pleaded guilty to attempted murder in aid of racketeering for their roles in gang-related shootings when they appeared in Charleston federal court Tuesday.
Joshua Manigault, aka J-Rizzle and Rizzle … Read the rest


Sweet Dream’s Team holds Alumni Day

Posted on January 25, 2017 12:12 pm by Cindy Crosby

Cindyc4@yahoo.com

As a volunteer soccer coach for almost seven years, Tim Burris has spent a lot of time on the fields at the Walterboro Soccer Club (WSC). This past Saturday afternoon, he logged a few more volunteer hours when he … Read the rest


State superintendent to visit Colleton Thursday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

South Carolina Superintendent of Schools Molly Spearman will be in Colleton County Thursday.
Colleton County School District Superintendent Dr. Franklin Foster said in December, the Colleton County High School Chorus traveled to Columbia to perform during the state school board … Read the rest


Runaway search leads to arrests | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 25, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Two Yemassee men were taken into custody on Jan. 21, charged with attempting to block police from locating a Hampton County runaway.

Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputies were sent to Jonesville Road in Yemassee the morning of Jan. 21 after … Read the rest


Colleton Prep dismisses basketball coaches mid-season

Posted on January 24, 2017 2:02 pm by Cindy Crosby

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep Academy’s Athletic Director Rob Gorrell issued a statement Tuesday Jan. 24 stating Coach Barry Morehead and Coach Nicole Cain would no longer be leading the school’s basketball programs. Morehead served as both the varsity … Read the rest


Barn at Circle M Ranch burns early this morning | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 23, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

A large barn at Circle M Ranch located at 2927 Cottageville Hwy (U.S. Hwy. 17-A) was destroyed in an early morning fire Jan. 23, killing one horse.

At 12:28 a.m., a passerby reported to 9-1-1 that the building was on … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 22, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

War on Trump may backfire
Dear Editor:
The liberals who control the Democratic party are leading their party to a very unpopular position in the country. Their childish actions, recounts, protests and boycott of the inauguration are beginning to wear … Read the rest


Be careful of the stones you throw | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 22, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Just recently a news story was unveiled internationally that hit Colleton County by surprise. There were reactions of mixed feelings from many. However, some reactions were very strong and very disparaging.
When a news story breaks, one thing that we … Read the rest


Hiers awarded Clemson Club Scholarship | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 21, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Ansley Hiers was named recipient of the 2016-2017 Colleton County Clemson Club Scholarship recently.
Hiers, a junior at Clemson University, holds a 3.94 GPA and is pursuing a biological science degree with plans to become a … Read the rest


Call it ‘retail karma’ | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 21, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

How did I miss this?
On Nov. 23, a woman flipped out at a Michael’s craft store in Chicago. The footage went viral, with more than 4.6 YouTube views. (Yes, Virginia, we’re being filmed all the time, everywhere.)
Jennifer Boyle, … Read the rest


Learning about airplanes | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 21, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Anthony Manigo, with Airport Manager Roger Medlin, gives the cockpit a try during Saturday’s Experimental Aircraft Association’s Young Eagles flights at Lowcountry Regional Airport. The program allows students ages 8-17 in the Young Eagles program a chance to learn about … Read the rest


Couple to celebrate 30th wedding anniversary | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 21, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Eldonis and Angeleac Blake Youngblood will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on Jan, 21.
Eldonis is a lifetime resident of Colleton County. The two have been together for 34 years and have two children: Lakia and Jessica Youngblood.


Colleton Relay for Life holds kickoff meeting | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 21, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Once again, Colleton County had a great showing for the annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life Kickoff.
The kickoff was held at the Coastal Electric Co-Op Outback building.  Over 50 people packed the “Outback for a Tailgate” theme party.… Read the rest


In Photos: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 20, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE
Herman Bright described Sunday’s 31st annual Dr Martin Luther King Parade as a “joyous occasion. The weather was great and we had a crowd lining the whole parade route,” he said. Winners in the various categories … Read the rest


Off the Field | Emily Martin | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 20, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Emily Grace Martin is a junior at Colleton Prep Academy, where she plays basketball for the Lady War Hawks along with participating on both the sideline and competition cheerleading squads. She is the daughter of Rhonda and Kevin Martin of … Read the rest


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