Monthly Archives: January 2017

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


CCHS Wrestling takes 5th place | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County Wrestling earned a fifth-place finish in the Renehan Industries Duals, hosted by Airport High School, Thursday Dec. 22, going 4-1 on the day.  The Cougars finished behind White Knoll, Irmo, Westwood and Camden in … Read the rest


Doggone music | News | The Press and Standard

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

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Scott Brennan and his friends do it for the love. For the love of music and friendship, both the two- and four-legged kind.
Brennan and friends are Going to the Dogs. “We play for free,” Brennan … Read the rest


Lady Cougars go 1-2 in Bobcat Classic | News | The Press and Standard

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

Stanley named All-Tournament

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lady Cougar basketball team finished 1-2 during last week’s Bobcat Classic held at Bluffton High School to finish sixth in the field of eight teams participating. Academy of the Holy Cross (Maryland) … Read the rest


Warren to head March for Babies | News | The Press and Standard

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

Colleton County School District Assistant Superintendent Cliff Warren is taking on another role.
Warren will serve as the chair for the 2017 March for Babies event in Walterboro.
“I am honored to accept this leadership role.” said Warren. “I invite … Read the rest


Lady Hawks looking for regular season win | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Lady War Hawks are off to a 0-3 start on the basketball season following non-region losses early in December against Patrick Henry Academy, Orangeburg Prep and Dorchester Academy.
CPA will head into its … Read the rest


Help sought in locating missing man | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 5, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Investigators with the Walterboro Police Department are seeking assistance in locating Kendrick Douglas Bright of Walterboro.
Bright was reported missing by his wife on Tuesday Jan. 3. Bright’s wife stated that her husband left their residence Friday Dec. 30 for … Read the rest


Possibility for winter weather Saturday morning continues | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 5, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

From Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Agency:

Overview

Low pressure will track off the coast Friday night into Saturday night as arctic high pressure builds from the northwest. Some wintry precipitation is possible beginning Saturday morning as colder air moves into … Read the rest


Fay Spencer Witkin | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 5, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Fay Spencer Witkin

Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory 

WALTERBORO — Fay Spencer Witkin, 73, of Beaufort, SC and mother of Dr. Philip Spencer Witkin (Sharon) passed away Thursday, December 29, 2016 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital.

A Memorial Service will be … Read the rest


JAMES KARPINEN | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 5, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

JAMES KARPINEN

Care of Herndon Funeral Chapels and

Crematory

WALTERBORO — Mr. James John Karpinen, 93, of Walterboro, passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at his residence.  He was the husband of the late Hazel Johnson Karpinen.

Funeral services were … Read the rest


BILLIE JEAN SPATH | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 5, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

BILLIE JEAN SPATH 

Billie Jean Spath, 67, passed away December 16, 2016. Billie was preceeded in death by her husband, Geary Dean Spath, the love of her life for 39 years. She was the Cafeteria Manager for Thalia Elementary.

Left … Read the rest


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