Monthly Archives: January 2017

Frederick Carter | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 12, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

Frederick CARTER

Care of Parker Rhoden Funeral Home

WALTERBORO — Mr. Frederick Drayfus Carter, age 86, of Walterboro, entered into rest early Saturday morning, January 7, 2016, at the Trident Medical Center in North Charleston.

Funeral services will be conducted … Read the rest


Funds delivered for new Neyles Community Center | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 12, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Neyles is the first step in S.C. Sen. Margie Bright-Matthews’ plan to improve the quality of life in Colleton County’s smaller communities.
On Jan. 3, Bright-Matthews and representatives of the Neyles Community Center’s governing body made … Read the rest


CCHS JVs showing early potential | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 12, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County JV Lady Cougars will enter region competition this week with games against Cane Bay and Beaufort on tap. In their non-region match-ups, the JV team has shown they have the potential to develop … Read the rest


Cougar wrestling earns fourth | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 12, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Photos by JIM KILLIAN

It was a good week for the Colleton County wrestling team. The Cougars took down Whale Branch High School 45-15 in a home dual held Wednesday Jan. 4. They then finished fourth … Read the rest


Relay for Life kickoff tonight | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 12, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The first committee meeting for the 2017 Relay for Life was held Thursday Jan. 5 at the Coastal Electric outback building. From left are: Wendy Pollitzer, community manager; Gregory Rosso, lead co-chairman; Marilyn Bazzle, co-chairman; and Sherry Devin, treasurer. The … Read the rest


Cook Out coming to Walterboro | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 12, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A new Cook Out Restaurant is making plans to come to Walterboro.
The company submitted site and plans to the City of Walterboro in late December; however, building plans have not yet been received, said City Manager Jeff Molinari.
“In … Read the rest


Treasure Chest presents FoCCAS with fundraising proceeds

Posted on January 11, 2017 9:09 pm by Cindy Crosby

Cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Treasure Chest’s 3rd Annual Milkbone Holiday Fundraiser came to an end after the holidays, but proceeds from the event will benefit the local animal shelter immediately. Deni Caulder, owner of Treasure Chest Jewelry, presented Friends of the Colleton … Read the rest


War Hawks still looking for first “W” | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 11, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JIM KILLIAN
After three weeks of Christmas break, the War Hawks headed back to the court this past week looking for their first win of the season. Seeing no action since Dec. 9, the … Read the rest


Car wrecks after hitting deer, being hit in the rear | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 11, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A 50-year-old Hollywood woman was injured in a two-car collision near the 7000 block of Green Pond Highway Jan. 6 at 6:57 p.m.

According to witnesses, the vehicle was traveling southbound on Green Pond Highway when the driver encountered several … Read the rest


Fruit, ornamental tree sale under way | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 11, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Clemson Extension Service of Colleton County is holding its annual Fruit and Ornamental Tree sale fundraiser.
The sale offers a variety of trees such as apple, blueberry, blackberry, fig, pear, pecan, peaches, persimmon, plum, dogwood, crab apple, and crepe … Read the rest


An eyeful on Jefferies | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 11, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Why did the naked guy cross the street?
It sounds like the start of a joke but when police caught up to the unclad jogger, there wasn’t a punch line. They were not amused.
Wednesday Jan. 4, a few minutes … Read the rest


Crime Briefs | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 11, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Business robbed
The Walterboro Police Department is investigating the armed robbery of a Robertson Boulevard business on the evening of Jan. 9.
Members of the police department were sent to the Family Dollar at 3206 Robertson Blvd. on Jan. 9 … Read the rest


CCHAPS annual meeting Jan. 12 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 11, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

Ringing in the new year is a great time to consider getting more involved in your community.  One way is to join the Colleton County Historical and Preservation Society (CCHAPS).  This nonprofit organization offers community members many different ways to … Read the rest


Police seeking help in identifying armed robbers | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 10, 2017 1:01 pm by The Press and Standard

On Monday Jan. 9, officers from the Walterboro Police Department responded to the Family Dollar at 3206 Robertson Blvd., in reference to an armed robbery that had just occurred.

Upon arrival officers met with the complainant, who stated that around … Read the rest


Hello, 2017. I’m glad you’re here. | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 8, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Hello, 2017. I’m so glad you’re here. I have a lot of hope for you.
It seems I’m always thankful when December 31 rolls around. Every year I celebrate New Year’s Eve by being grateful that the struggles and challenges … Read the rest


Are you a wrecker or a builder? | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 8, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

There is a song, “What Have You Done For The Lord Today?” that my mother use to sing quite frequently after she would preach and as a solo in other realms of her ministry. I have always loved to hear … Read the rest


Things will be different in 2017 | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 7, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

New Year’s resolutions are over-rated, aren’t they? Kind of like New Year’s Eve itself. But it’s good to seek improvement and enlightenment; who can argue with that? So without further ado…
This will be the year I decide that every … Read the rest


Healthy Tip | Clemson Extension Service

Posted on January 7, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


Sorority holds Kwanzaa celebration | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 7, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By SYLVIA WILLIAMS
Xi Omega Omega Ivy Reporter
On Tuesday Dec. 27, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Xi Omega Omega Chapter, celebrated Kwanzaa at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Varnville.
Kwanzaa honors African heritage within the African-American culture. The … Read the rest


Protect your home this winter | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 7, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

In the early morning hours of Nov. 16, Colleton County Fire-Rescue was sent to a home at 304 Carolina Circle to extinguish a blaze firefighters suspect began in the residence’s chimney.
The flames spread from the chimney to the attic, … Read the rest


Hannah and Dexter visit the White House | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 7, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By Shiela Martina
Children’s Librarian at the Colleton County Memorial Library
Picture Illustrated by Jessica Hickman
Hi, my name is Dexter. My best friend Hannah and I will never forget our trip to Washington, D.C. during the best season of … Read the rest


Off the Field | Brynn Nettles | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 7, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Calista Brynn Nettles is a senior at Colleton Prep Academy, where she serves as the captain of the competitive cheerleading squad and participates in sideline cheerleading, basketball and softball. She is the daughter of Tabatha McLaine and Jody McLaine of … Read the rest


Diabetic support group to begin meetings this month | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 6, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A diabetic/pre-diabetic support group called “I’m Sweet” will begin meeting on Jan. 23 from 4-6 p.m. at Walton Options, 2414 N. Jefferies Blvd. The group will hold meetings every fourth Monday.
Participants may share information, ideas, recipes and resources as … Read the rest


USC to hold events to commemorate legacy of MLK | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 6, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By Peggy Binette
peggy@mailbox.sc.edu
803-777-7704

The University of South Carolina will host a series of public events Jan. 12–15 in commemoration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
This year marks the 34th year for the university’s … Read the rest


No frozen precipitation now forecast, but will be COLD! | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 6, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Inland Colleton

This Afternoon

Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain. Highs in the upper 50s. North winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

Tonight

Rain. Lows in the upper 30s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance … Read the rest


Indians preparing for Region X start | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 6, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The University of South Carolina – Salkehatchie Indians fell 90-64 against non-conference South Georgia State before the Christmas holidays, leaving them 9-4 heading into 2017.  The Indians have three non-region games remaining before they hit conference … Read the rest


All-Star Cheerleaders busy in off-season | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 6, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The All-Star Cheerleaders are keeping busy since the culmination of the Colleton County All-Star Youth Travel Football season. Chances are you’ll see this hard-working group of cheerleaders soon enough yourself – especially if you attend a … Read the rest


Pet of the Week | Colleton County Animal Shelter

Posted on January 6, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


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