Monthly Archives: February 2017

Former post office still holds mural painted in the 1930s | News | The Press and Standard

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

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Mary Anne Cannady knew she was purchasing much more than a building in 1985 — she was purchasing a piece of Walterboro history.
In 1985, the U.S. Postal Service opened its new facilities at 333 E. … Read the rest


Cougars claw home playoff berth | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

An 11-year absence from the SCHSL AAAA playoffs came to an end last week when Colleton County finished runner-up in the realigned Region 8-AAAA playoffs – earning a home berth for round one of the 2016-17 … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

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

Good Samaritan robbed
A Glen Street man called the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office Feb. 10 about 2:30 a.m. to report that he had just been robbed at gunpoint.
The man said he had been at home when a woman arrived … Read the rest


Tuten double-doubles on Senior Night to lead Lady Hawks | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Lady Hawks have rallied in the second half of their region schedule and they are hoping to grab the No. 4 seed in the 2017 SCISA AA State Tournament, scheduled to be Feb. … Read the rest


War Hawks earn first win of season | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep varsity basketball team claimed its first win of the season in a 59-57 decision over Beaufort Academy last Wednesday evening. Originally scheduled to played Tuesday evening, the game was moved to Wednesday at … Read the rest


Pet of the Week | Colleton County Animal Shelter

Posted on February 16, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard


14 and Counting: Indians’ home win-streak continues | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 16, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Salkehatchie Indians turned it up a notch on Saturday. Not only did Salkehatchie improve its home-win streak to 14 straight games, but also managed to hand the NJCAA Men’s Division I nationally-ranked No. 16 team, … Read the rest


Kindergarten registration starts | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 16, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Registration for Colleton County parents who seek to have their child attend public school kindergarten or pre-kindergarten next school year (2017-18) will be held February 15-April 7.
Interested parents with children who will be 5 years old by Sept. 1 … Read the rest


Three-vehicle crash sends two to hospital | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 16, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

A three-vehicle collision at the intersection of Bells Highway and Robertson Boulevard sent two people to Colleton Medical Center for treatment. Public safety personnel were sent to the intersection Feb. 14 at 7:10 a.m.

A 19-year-old female was transported by … Read the rest


Rice Festival 2017: T-shirts on sale, new events planned | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 16, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

It’s that time of year again. T-shirts for the 42nd annual Colleton County Rice Festival are now on sale for businesses wanting shirts with their logo on the sleeves. Shirts will go on sale to the public April 1.
This … Read the rest


Colleton’s success leads to I-95 work in Jasper County | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 16, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
South Carolina Department of Transportation’s proposal to embark on a multi-million-dollar proposal to remove trees from Jasper County’s I-95 corridor is based on the first steps taken in Colleton County.
In 2011 the South Carolina Department … Read the rest


Valentine’s Day: Love has no ending for Padgett | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 16, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The family and friends of long-time Belk’s employee Katelyn Padgett were determined to make sure a long-standing anniversary tradition continued after her boyfriend, Wayne “Pedro” Bennett, was killed in a shooting in Adam’s Run last October. … Read the rest


Armed robbery suspects captured | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 16, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

Three men wanted in connection with an armed robbery at an Orangeburg business were captured in the woods off Jefferies Highway late Wednesday evening.

A chase involving the suspects began in Orangeburg, the fleeing car and Orangeburg law enforcement making … Read the rest


Updated: Minor call sends firefighters to Colleton Prep | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 15, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel were called to Colleton Prep Wednesday at approximately 7:30 a.m. when an air conditioner in the school’s gym malfunctioned.

The fire call to the school brought a heavy contingent of fire vehicles and personnel, requiring the … Read the rest


CCSD unveils addition of BES to New Tech Network

Posted on February 14, 2017 3:03 pm by Cindy Crosby

CCHS exploring additional courses for Heath Science Academy

Cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County School District hosted a Lunch and Learn Tuesday, February 14, at Colleton County High School during which future plans were unveiled for Cougar New Tech Entrepreneurial Academy (CNT), … Read the rest


Help Wanted-Sales Associate position

Posted on February 14, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Westbury Ace Hardware

Sales Associate position available

Excellent customer service skills including a positive “can do” attitude

Punctual and Reliable

Ability to Multi-Task

Willing to handle all requests or customer service issues promptly and professionally

Ability to lift heavy boxes … Read the rest


Gladys Gaskins | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 14, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

GLADYS GASKINS

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WALTERBORO – Gladys Herndon Gaskins, 85, of Walterboro, passed away peacefully on Monday afternoon, February 6, 2017.

She was the beloved daughter of the late John Gary Herndon and Alvie … Read the rest


Lemuel Ted Morgan, III | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 14, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

LEMUEL TED MORGAN, III

Care of  Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory 

WALTERBORO – Mr. Lemuel Ted Morgan, III, affectionaly know as “Lem”, age 64, entered into rest Friday morning, February 10, 2017, while surrounded by his loving family at … Read the rest


Grace Arabis | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 14, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

GRACE ARABIS

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WALTERBORO – Mrs. Grace Theresa Arabis, age 82, of Walterboro, entered into rest Wednesday evening, December 14, 2016, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.    She was the loving wife … Read the rest


Ryan Luther Still | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 14, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

RYAN LUTHER STILL

Care of  Brice Herndon Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO-Mr. Ryan Luther Still, 82, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Friday, February 10, 2017.

Funeral services will be held at 3 pm, Monday, February 13, 2017 at First … Read the rest


Dr. William K. “Billy” Dodd Sr.

Posted on February 14, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

Dr. William K. “Billy” Dodd Sr.

Care of Parker Rhoden Funeral Home

ROUND O-Dr. William K. “Billy” Dodd Sr., husband of Mary Jo Williams Dodd, passed away at his home February 3, 2017 after a brief illness.  He was 84.… Read the rest


E. Frances Hiott | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 14, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

E. Frances Hiott

Care of Parker Rhoden Funeral Home

CANADAYS-E. Frances Hiott passed away Friday evening February 10, 2017 at the St. George Health Care Center.  She was 89.

Frances was born in Colleton County September 6, 1927 a daughter … Read the rest


Myrtle Doster | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 14, 2017 1:01 pm by Myiah Blakeney

MYRTLE DOSTER

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

Mrs. Myrtle Diane Doster, 71, of Round O, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at her residence.

A memorial service was held 6 pm Friday, February 10, 2017 … Read the rest


James Wood, Jr.| Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 14, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

JAMES WOOD, JR

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

ADAMS RUN – Mr. James Hinton “Jim” Wood, Jr., age 79, entered into rest Wednesday morning, February 8, 2017, at his home in Adams Run.  He was the husband … Read the rest


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