Monthly Archives: February 2017

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


Three attending local government workshop | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 9, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Walterboro Mayor Bill Young welcomes members of the Municipal Association of S.C. and the S.C. Press Association at a workshop on covering local government today in Columbia. Also at the workshop are The Press and Standard Publisher Barry Moore, left, … Read the rest


Dink Tripp | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 9, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

Dink Tripp

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SNIDERS – Mr. Dink Tripp, 81, entered into eternal rest Sunday, January 29, 2017 at his residence near the Sniders Community of Ruffin.

Funeral services were held 4 o’clock, Wednesday … Read the rest


Anita Patterson Hoagland | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 9, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

ANITA PATTERSON HOAGLAND

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WALTERBORO-Anita Patterson Hoagland, wife of the late James C. Hoagland, passed away Thursday February 2, 2017 at the Summerville Medical Center after an extended illness.  She was 73.

Mrs. Hoagland was born … Read the rest


Keith M. Kinard | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 9, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

KEITH M. KINARD

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WALTERBORO-Mr. Keith M. Kinard, husband of the late Martha Sue Funderburk Kinard, passed away Saturday morning at his home in Walterboro.  He was 84.

Mr. Kinard was born in Ruffin March 29, … Read the rest


Bonnie Smith Ketchie | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 9, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

Bonnie Smith Ketchie

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NORTH CHARLESTON-  Mrs. Bonnie Smith Ketchie, wife of Norman Ketchie, and formerly of Walterboro, passed away Thursday afternoon at Trident Hospital after a brief illness.  She was 76.

Bonnie was born in … Read the rest


Jim Davey “David” Lane, Jr. | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 9, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

Jim Davey “David” Lane Jr.

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YEMASSEE-  Jim Davey “David”  Lane Jr., an employee of Marie Lane Painting Inc., passed away Tuesday morning January 31, 2017 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Walterboro.  He … Read the rest


Martha Walling Dowler | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 9, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

MARTHA WALLING DOWLER

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ISLANDTON-Mrs. Martha Walling Dowler, 78, of the Ashton Community near Islandton, entered into eternal rest Sunday evening, January 29, 2017, at her home.  Martha was the loving wife of fifty-two years … Read the rest


Erika Abbott | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 9, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

ERIKA ABBOTT

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COTTAGEVILLE – Ms. Erika Clairee Abbott, 85, of Cottageville, entered into rest Tuesday afternoon, January 31, 2017, at Hollander Senior Living in Monroe, GA.  She was the widow of Mr. Earl Edward … Read the rest


Selling a gas tax: Increases could help fix Colleton roads | News | The Press and Standard

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

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
A plan announced by the South Carolina Department of Transportation that would target the safety of rural routes in the state is predicated by a big “if.”
The plan will be implemented “if” the South Carolina … Read the rest


Crosby signs to play at Presbyterian | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Since he was 8-years-old, George Crosby has known he wanted to play college football. Last week, on National Signing Day, his dream became official when he signed a National Letter of Intent to play football at … Read the rest


Intersection could be fixed by end of May | News | The Press and Standard

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

By the end of May, motorists on Mt. Carmel Road should no longer have to sit and wait at the intersection at Bells Highway. By then, SCDOT predicts the revamped intersection will be finished, complete with stoplights.
“The entire intersection … Read the rest


Young presides over Legislative Action Day | News | The Press and Standard

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

Mayor Bill Young of Walterboro presided over the Municipal Association of S.C.’s Hometown Legislative Action Day held Feb. 6. in Columbia. As president of the Municipal Association of S.C., Young presided over the meeting, which gives over 300 council members … Read the rest


Brown signs to play at Highland | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School senior Skye Brown made his college decision final on Wednesday Feb. 1 and will head to Kansas this fall to play football for Highland Community College. Brown will join the Scotties this … Read the rest


Daniels goes 5-0 in S.C. South Regional | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 8, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County Middle School wrestler Amarie Daniels went 5-0 in Saturday’s South Carolina Youth Wrestling Association (SCYWA) Tour of S.C. South Regional and Mafia Duels held at West Ashley High School. Daniels earned a first-place finish … Read the rest


How to deliver flowers to your CCHS student | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 8, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County High School has issued the following guidelines for Valentine’s Day flower delivery for students.
 All deliveries of flowers must be dropped off at room 4113. Flowers may not be delivered directly to students and students will not … Read the rest


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