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Monthly Archives: January 2017

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


Starr Walters | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

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

STARR WALTERS 

COCOA, FL — Starr Walters passed away on December 27, 2016 surrounded by her family. She is survived by her family. She is survived by her husband Thomas Walters, her sons Dan and Jason Whiting, her stepsons Tom … Read the rest


JANET PEARL LAWTON | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

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

JANET PEARL LAWTON

Care of Allen Funeral Home 

ISLANDTON — Janet Pearl Lawton- Jamison 60 of Islandton, SC died Sunday, January 8, 2017 at her residence. She was the wife of Heber Jamison, Jr. Visitation will be held from 5-7 … Read the rest


Thursday | NWS weekend forecast | The Press and Standard

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

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. East wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. Light and variable wind.
Friday
A chance of rain, mainly after 3pm.
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Ashley River Road/Sam Rittenberg night closings | The Press and Standard

Posted on January 5, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Charleston County Government announces crews will be working at the intersection of Ashley River Road and Sam Rittenberg Blvd. starting Wednesday night, Jan. 4 for the SC7/SC61 Intersection Improvement Project.

  • Crews will have lanes closed nightly on Ashley River Road
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Fighting for Michaela | News | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

“Thank you all so much for being faithful in your prayers – they are working!” – Robin Barnes, Michaela’s mother.

Michaela Barnes Busch is a 22-year-old daughter (Robin and John), a sister (Laurel, Sophia, Olivia and … Read the rest


Cougars third in Sweet 16 Tourney | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County snagged a third-place finish after going 3-1 in the Sweet Sixteen Tournament held last week at Orangeburg High School. The Cougars lost in the semi-finals against Orangeburg after moving through the field of 16 … Read the rest


Renewing the oath | News | The Press and Standard

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

The main courtroom of  the Colleton County Courthouse was  a sea of uniforms as the men and women who serve under Colleton County Sheriff Andy Strickland came together to watch him receive his oath of office for a new term … Read the rest


Renewing the oath | News | The Press and Standard

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

The main courtroom of  the Colleton County Courthouse was  a sea of uniforms as the men and women who serve under Colleton County Sheriff Andy Strickland came together to watch him receive his oath of office for a new term … Read the rest


War Hawk hoops head into region play | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep’s varsity boys’ basketball team will head into region play this week following a 0-3 start on their season in early December and a long Christmas break.
The War Hawks traveled to John Paul II … Read the rest


City to search for building officials | News | The Press and Standard

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

Colleton County’s Planning and Development Office will handle Walterboro’s building inspections and plans review while the city begins the process of naming a new building inspector.
In mid-December the city and Building Official Angelo Pacilio parted ways. City Manager Jeff … Read the rest


Sarah’s Story

Posted on January 4, 2017 5:05 pm by Cindy Crosby

Cindyc4@yahoo.com
Ashley Thomas will, likely, never forget the phone call she received the day after Christmas, telling her that her “sister at heart,” Sarah Bonner, had been shot in an accident. Sarah’s story becomes an incredible intertwining of two deeply-rooted … Read the rest


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