Monthly Archives: February 2017

Daughter of ‘Bridge of Spies’ hero to speak at museum | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 6, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Mary Ellen Donovan Fuller brings her spotlight to the Colleton Museum.
Fuller, the daughter of the late James Donovan, visits the museum Feb. 7 at 6 p.m. to discuss her father’s role in a number of … Read the rest


In Photos: Super Bowl Cookoff 2017 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 6, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Arts Council held its annual Super Bowl party and cookoff last night at the Colleton Museum. For winners, see this week’s edition of The Press and Standard.

 

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Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

Athletic director, football coach should be separate jobs
Dear Editor:
I read The Press and Standard articles on the shortage of teachers and the search for a new athletic director/football coach with a master’s degree with interest.
As the school … Read the rest


Quitting should never be an option | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

Do you remember your days on the playground as a young child when things were not going your way? What was your response? “I quit!” That was a response that made you feel better no matter how angry you were. … Read the rest


God, boiled peanuts and the English language | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 4, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

I love three things: God, boiled peanuts, and the English language.
That last one isn’t perfect, what with slough and bough; plain and plane; bass fish and bass guitar; bow to the Queen and slap a bow on a present; … Read the rest


About People | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 4, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Frazier working for Duke endowment
Walterboro native Eric Frazier is the new digital communications strategist at The Duke Endowment.
A former associate editor of the editorial pages at the Charlotte Observer, Frazier will be in charge of expanding the Endowment’s … Read the rest


Musgrave earns yellow belt | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 4, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro City Carrier Jeff Musgrave was recognized at the Walterboro Post Office for achieving his certification as a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt.  Yellow Belt is the entry certification level for the Lean Six Sigma certification methodologies. “Jeff continually goes … Read the rest


BERT graduates eight | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 4, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by ANNA WELCH

Colleton County Emergency Preparedness Agency completed its second BERT (Business Emergency Response Team) training on Saturday Jan. 21.
BERT is an in-person training program, teaching business-people how to take care of their business and staff in … Read the rest


Fischer-Mackey exchange vows | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 4, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Karen Denise Fischer of Lancaster and Nathan Lee Mackey of Charlotte, N.C., were married Saturday June 18 in Sherwood Baptist Church in Lancaster.
Pastor Rusty McAlister officiated at the ceremony. Music was provided by pianist Kathy Weiss and organist Bob … Read the rest


Sorority holds ‘MLK Day of Service’ project | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 4, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Xi Omega Omega Chapter, recently participated in the annual “MLK Day of Service” Project. This year, the chapter’s focus was on childhood hunger awareness initiatives and addressing the increasing number of households that do not … Read the rest


CPA softball holds workday | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 4, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep softball program held a workday this past Saturday morning in preparation for the start of the season. Assistant coach Jeremy Ware said approximately 20 parents and players participated.
“We got everything done from … Read the rest


Off the Field | Reeves Schrimpf | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 4, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

James “Reeves” Schrimpf is a junior at Colleton Prep Academy, where he plays basketball and baseball for the War Hawks. He is the son of Jay and Vicky Schrimpf of Walterboro and grandson of Bonnie Schrimpf. Reeves has a 4.1 … Read the rest


Bloodmobile visit nets 47 pints | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 3, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The bloodmobile visit on Jan. 16 ran into a slight complication — the First Baptist Church was closed due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
In spite of having to wait in the drizzling rain to donate at a … Read the rest


Hospital presents Frist Humanitarian Awards | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 3, 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.

Read the full story in next week’s edition of  The Press and Standard.


Band’s Winter Guards win at West Ashley | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 3, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Winter Guards won first place this past weekend at the 2017 Carolina Winter Ensemble Association Premiere at West Ashley High School.
The Band of Blue Varsity scored a 49.060 and placed first ahead of White Knoll, Carolina … Read the rest


‘Momma, I didn’t know so many people loved us!’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 3, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Michaela Barnes Busch continues to recover at home following a four-week stay in the intensive care unit at MUSC. Following a diagnosis of cytomegalovirus (CMV), Michaela slowly improved, was transferred into a regular room and eventually, … Read the rest


Check to see if you have unclaimed property in S.C. | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 3, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Treasurer Curtis Loftis and the Unclaimed Property Program returned $27,924,549.95 in unclaimed property in the year 2016.

“It’s wonderful seeing the hard work of the Unclaimed Property Program pay off,” said Treasurer Loftis. “Returning money to the people of South … Read the rest


FoCCAS has banner year | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 3, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

On Tuesday Jan. 24, the Friends of Colleton County Animal Shelter (FoCCAS) celebrated its accomplishments in 2016.   Six years ago, 89% of nearly 3,000 animals at the Colleton County Animal Shelter were euthanized. In 2016 that number has been cut … Read the rest


Six inducted into CCHS Hall of Fame | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 3, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JIM KILLIAN
The Colleton County High School Athletic Hall of Fame inducted six former outstanding athletes during last Friday’s intermission between varsity basketball games. The Hall of Fame serves to recognize and honor those … Read the rest


Posted on February 3, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Superintendent addresses Cougar Booster Club

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

During a special called meeting on Monday Jan. 23 at Colleton County High School, the Colleton County Cougar Athletic Booster Club (CABC) heard remarks from Dr. Franklin L. Foster, superintendent of … Read the rest


Northside students learn about money | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 3, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Students at Northside Elementary School learned about saving money and got free piggybanks Thursday during a program sponsored by the Colleton County Memorial Library. Children’s Librarian Shiela Keaise and James Rabb asked questions about money — such as “How many … Read the rest


March for Babies kickoff held | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 2, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The 2017 March For Babies Kickoff was Thursday Jan. 26 at noon at the Colleton Museum. “We had a great turnout of new and returning team captains! Our ambassador, Naomi Shuman, was celebrating her first birthday the day of the … Read the rest


Spearman sings Colleton’s praises | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 2, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Molly Spearman was greeted with a round of applause as she walked into the choral music classroom at Colleton County High School Thursday morning.
Smiling, she acknowledged the applause and hugged her kindred spirit, choral music … Read the rest


Cougars tied for No. 1 spot in region 8-AAAA | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on February 2, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JIM KILLIAN
The Cougar varsity basketball team is sitting where they haven’t been in a long time — at the top.
Following two region wins last week, Colleton County (13-7, 5-1) is currently tied … Read the rest


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