Monthly Archives: February 2017

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


CCMS announces soccer schedule | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 10, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard


CCMS announces baseball schedule | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 10, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard


Accused kidnapper appears in court | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 10, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

The Walterboro woman who stands accused of kidnapping an eight-hours-old infant from a Jacksonville medical center 18 years ago pled not guilty to the incident during a Thursday court appearance.

Gloria Bolden Williams, 51, shackled and wearing an orange Duval … Read the rest


A shipping container as ‘Home Sweet Home’ | News | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Jenshau LLC, a state-of-the-art facility for container design and modification, held its grand opening Wednesday Feb. 1. Located at 3274 McLeod Road, just off Exit 62 on I-95, Jenshau recently completed its first 450-sq.ft. one-piece mini-modular … Read the rest


Study tour visits CNT: Corridor of Innovation | News | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School’s Cougar New Tech was cited as a “corridor of innovation” when 28 top education policy leaders, practitioners and researchers from across the country visited as part of a study tour on Friday … Read the rest


Local resident attends Women’s March on Washington, D.C. | News | The Press and Standard

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

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Katie Hiott let her voice be heard.
On Jan. 21, Hiott was among those who traveled to the national’s capital to participate in the Women’s March on Washington.
“After the election I felt a lot of … Read the rest


Stitching art: Quilt exhibit celebrates Black History Month | News | The Press and Standard

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

Lillie Fowler Singleton will show where her needle, thread and imagination have taken her as the February Artist of the Month at the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market.
In honor of Black History Month, Singleton’s art focuses on the African-American … Read the rest


Goats and horses and rabbits ­— Oh my! | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 9, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A brisk Saturday morning greeted those traveling to Live Oak Farm on Mount Carmel Road for a 4-H Livestock Fun Day and Judging Clinic.
“Livestock Fun Day is where we showcase each of the animal projects youth can participate in … Read the rest


Lady Hawks fighting for playoff bid | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 9, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Varsity Lady Hawk basketball team was overpowered by Hilton Head Christian in a 60-27 loss Friday afternoon. Following the loss, CPA is 3-11 overall and 2-6 in region play.
Meredith Ware led the … Read the rest


Injuries costly for Lady Cougars | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 9, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lady Cougars hit a rough spot last week with back-to-back losses in Region 8-AAAA competition. Colleton County is now 12-7 overall and 4-4 in region competition with two region games remaining. They are currently in … Read the rest


Upgrade to wastewater treatment plant authorized | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 9, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro Mayor Bill Young signs papers authorizing a $1.4 million upgrade to the city’s wastewater treatment plant. The upgrade will improve sludge disposal and pave the way for future expansions of the plant for economic development purposes. Also pictured are … Read the rest


Cougars tied for 1st in Region 8-AAAA | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 9, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Just like our weather, Colleton County went from hot to cold last week. The Cougars played what Coach Jacob Smith called their “best game of the season” against Beaufort on the road Tuesday, before a lackluster … Read the rest


War Hawks shoot to end losing streak | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 9, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep’s varsity boys’ basketball team is still looking for a win in Region 4-AA following losses last week against a talented Bethesda team and Hilton Head Christian. The War Hawks are now 0-16 on the … Read the rest


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