Monthly Archives: February 2017

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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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


George Sibley Cremer | Obituary | The Press and Standard

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

EAST NORTHPORT, NY – George Sibley Cremer ll (88) passed away peacefully at home with his family on February 5, 2017.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to HPH Hospice, 12260 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 12, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Riding to help fight diabetes
Dear Editor:
When my child was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D), life as my family knew it changed forever. We’ve adjusted to the relentless daily routine of blood testing, insulin administration, and carbohydrate counting, … Read the rest


Health Care: What is needed to replace Obamacare | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 12, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Eight years ago, then-Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi stated that we would have to pass the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, in order to figure out what was in it. Thanks to that irresponsible logic, the American people were … Read the rest


Encourage yourself in the Lord | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

George Muller (1805-1898), a Christian evangelist and director of the Ashley Down Orphanage in Bristol, England, who cared for 10,024 orphans in his life, proclaimed, “When nothing else will work, encourage yourself in the Lord. Do it with the word … Read the rest


Edisto events for warm winter | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Edisto Island and Edisto Beach communities are not biding their time while waiting for spring.

A variety of events are on tap over the next couple of months.

The preliminary culinary competitions leading up to Edisto Eats Festival and … Read the rest


About People | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

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

On dean’s list at Furman
Kristen Murdaugh of Smoaks has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Furman University in Greenville. She is the daughter of Dell and Michael Murdaugh.
The list requires full-time students to … Read the rest


Weird things that make you go hmmm… | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

The world seems pretty weird these days. It’s hard to remember a stranger era, except for Watergate and Nixon’s fall from grace — and that was dull compared to today’s headlines.
But this isn’t a political column and I’m not … Read the rest


King and Queen of the Gospel crowned | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

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

The Rev. Henry Ravenell Sr. was crowned King of the Gospel and Apostle Clemustine Linder, Queen of the Gospel, at the “Men and Women Who Carry the Words of God” program held at Sykes Savannah U.M. Church on Jan. 28. … Read the rest


Silhouette artist Clay Rice to visit museum | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 11, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Clay Rice is returning to where it all began.
Rice, who has gained international recognition as a silhouette artist, children’s author and song writer, will visit the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market on Feb. 15 from 3-6 p.m.
He will … Read the rest


PEP Club hears talk on making furniture | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 11, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Wayne Walker of Walker Woodcraft entertained members of the People Enjoying People (PEP) Club at the January meeting.
Walker makes a variety of different styles of handmade outdoor furniture. His father, Ted Walker, started the business in 1988 after making … Read the rest


CMC staff goes red to support women’s heart health | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 11, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton Medical Center employees gathered in the shape of a heart to show off their “red” in front of the hospital in celebration of National Wear Red Day. CMC went “Go Red” as part of The American Heart Association’s Go … Read the rest


Off the Field | Lauren DeWitt | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 11, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Lauren Ashley DeWitt is a senior at Colleton County High School, where she plays softball for the Lady Cougars. She is the daughter of Chad and Tabatha Lynn DeWitt of Green Pond. Her grandparents are Martha Thomas and Charlie Bell, … Read the rest


‘**** on Heels’ wins Super Bowl party awards | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 11, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photos by BARRY MOORE
**** on Heels — Holly Mardell, Arts Council Director Kim Bridge, Becky Broderick, Gale Doggette and Sandra Ferguson — took the Best Side, Best Bacon-Wrapped Entree and People’s Choice Barbecue awards at the Super Bowl Party … Read the rest


Carr, Flowers, Hiers receive Frist Awards | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 10, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

2016 Frist Humanitarian Awards were presented by Colleton Medical Center on Feb. 2 in the hospital café to Leon Carr, Dr. Joe Flowers and Nancy Hiers.
The Frist Humanitarian Award was created in 1971 to honor outstanding individuals for their … Read the rest


CMC top performer in babies’ hearing | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 10, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton Medical Center was named the top performer in South Carolina’s Department of Health First Sounds Program.
The First Sound Quality Improvement Project is funded by Health Resources and Services Administration, set up to improve newborn hearing screening outcomes in … Read the rest


At the presidential inauguration | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 10, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Mary Anne Cannady of Walterboro is pictured with Sen. Lindsey Graham; her daughter, Deborah Culpepper, and granddaughter Neeley Culpepper (left); and friends Betty and Betsy Roberson of Gaffney (at right) at one of the inauguration events for President Donald Trump. … Read the rest


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