Monthly Archives: February 2017

Kathryn Ritter Fennell | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2017 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

KATHRYN RITTER FENNELL

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory 

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Kathryn Ritter Fennell, age 73, of Walterboro, entered into rest Sunday morning, February 19, 2017, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.

Funeral services will be … Read the rest


Andy Hiott | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 20, 2017 2:02 pm by Myiah Blakeney

ANDY HIOTT

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO-– Mr. Andy Monroe Hiott, age 56, entered into rest early Wednesday morning, February 15, 2017, at his home in Walterboro.

Funeral services were conducted 11 o’clock Friday morning, February … Read the rest


Summer food meeting Feb. 23 at museum | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Office of Health and Nutrition will hold an informational meeting on the Summer Food Service Program on Thursday Feb. 23 from 1-3 p.m. at the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market, 506 East Washington St. Registration will begin at 12:30 … Read the rest


Have you had a spiritual checkup? | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 19, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Every year, if you follow your doctor’s orders, you get a physical checkup. Throughout the year, the doctor may order other tests to rule out certain conditions based on the symptoms of the complaint that you report. Sometimes you may … Read the rest


Don’t judge that book by its cover | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 18, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Everyone knows the adage, “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” Yet I do exactly that, too often.
Confession is good for the soul, and I’m confessing that I sometimes look at someone’s outward characteristics and assume I know their … Read the rest


Birth Announcements | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 18, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

BO WILLIAM HIERS
David Hiers Sr. and Loretta Spinks of Walterboro announce the birth of a son, Bo William Hiers, on Tuesday Jan. 10 at 9:24 p.m. in Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro. He weighed nine pounds, 13 ounces, and … Read the rest


Bird watchers asked to report painted bunting sightings | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 18, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Bird watchers in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina are being asked to help scientists learn where the eastern populations of Painted Buntings spend the winter. Anyone who sees these birds is asked to report their observations through the Cornell Lab … Read the rest


Wildlife Sanctuary sign to be dedicated Monday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 18, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Wildlife sanctuary sign to be dedicated | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 18, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


WHS Alumni City Prom held at Elks Lodge | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 18, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro High School Alumni City Prom was held Jan. 28 at the Walterboro Elks Lodge. From left are: Linda Smalls-Jordan, treasurer; John Singleton, vice president; Renee Rhodes-Jamison, secretary; Donna Lawton-Frazier, assistant treasurer; Gerard Setti, facility locator; Sabrina Ellison-Edwards, city … Read the rest


Multi-cultural program held at CCHS | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 18, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A Black History and Multi-Cultural Program was held by the Ladies of Excellence in the Performing Arts Center at Colleton County High School on Saturday Feb. 11.
This program celebrates not only black history … it celebrates all of the … Read the rest


About People | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 18, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Cleland receives Gold Star
Cole Cleland was recently awarded a Gold Star for outstanding academic achievement at The Citadel in Charleston.
Stars are awarded to students with a 3.7 or higher grade point average.
Cleland is the son of Morgan … Read the rest


Edisto Clerk of Court retires | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 17, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Shirley Simmons, clerk of court for the Town of Edisto Beach, has for the last 23 years performed the duties of the municipal court clerk and overseen the administration of the Municipal Court under the direction of Municipal Court Judge … Read the rest


Doctors join Edisto Ortho | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 17, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton Medical Center has announced that Dr. James Marro and Dr. Charles Beemer have joined the hospital and the practice of Edisto Orthopedics and Sports Medicine.
“I am very excited to welcome Drs. Marro and Beemer to Colleton,” said Jimmy … Read the rest


Local insurance agency turns five on Valentine’s Day | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 17, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By Dylan Lamb
contributor
Five may be small numerically, but it has been a big milestone for a local insurance agency. Starting in an office building in Beaufort, Midtown Insurance Solutions relocated closer to its hometown of Walterboro., officially opening … Read the rest


Sanders awarded Rashee Hodges Memorial Scholarship | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 17, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Jami Sanders, Hodges’ long-time friend and former teammate, was awarded the first-ever Rashee Hodges Scholarship for the spring semester at USC Salkehatchie.
USC Salk recently established the scholarship in memory of the former Indian basketball standout … Read the rest


Playoff Bound: Lady Cougars finish third in Region 8-AAAA | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 17, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

When Coach Perry Smalls was named head basketball coach for the Colleton County Lady Cougars on June 15, 2015, he planned on taking the struggling program and “building it day-by-day – every day.” He made it … Read the rest


CCHS retires Rashee Hodges’ No. 24 jersey | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 17, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School retired the No. 24 jersey of deceased basketball standout Rashee Hodges during halftime of the Cougar’s Senior Night game against Berkeley High School last Tuesday evening.
Dr. Melissa Crosby, principal of Colleton … Read the rest


Winter Guards win awards in Rock Hill | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 17, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Winter Guards performed this past weekend at the 2017 Carolina Winter Ensemble Association Competition at Rock Hill High School.
The Band of Blue Varsity improved its score this week with a 57.10 and placed 6th out of … Read the rest


Overcoming life’s hardships through education | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 17, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By KATRENA McCALL
editor@lowcountry.com
Jaime Overland’s story could be the life of many of Colleton County’s teens.
In 1999, she got pregnant, had a baby and dropped out of high school.
Many life stories end there with a family at … Read the rest


E-filing comes to Colleton courts | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 17, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

On Feb. 7, Colleton County became the 15th South Carolina county to roll out a new electronic system for handling court documents.
On that day, attorneys and other court officers began using e-filing to file court documents with the Court … Read the rest


Cougar Softball goes 3-1 in Grand Slam Jam | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 17, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County High School Softball Program could not have asked for a nicer day for the annual Grand Slam Jam held this past Saturday at the ACE Basin Sports Complex. Sixteen teams competed in the … Read the rest


County Council releases $4 million for Edisto | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 16, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Council approved altering the joint county industrial park agreement between Colleton and Hampton counties to add JGBR-Walterboro Corporation’s new facilities on North Jefferies Boulevard to the county’s industrial park area.
The designation opens the way for JGBR-Walterboro, a … Read the rest


A “Paige” in the books for Cougar Baseball | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 16, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Coach Jermale Paige made his coaching debut last week at the helm for Colleton County High School Cougar baseball.
The Cougars came out strong against Wade Hampton in the scrimmage-like game, earning a 12-1 win over … Read the rest


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