Monthly Archives: February 2017

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


Fire damages Springtown home | News | The Press and Standard

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

A Springtown family was forced out of their home when flames swept through the residence the afternoon of Feb. 5.
Multiple calls reporting the blaze at 8947 Augusta Highway came into the dispatch center Feb. 5 at about 6:30 p.m.… Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

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

Excavator taken from job site
The Colleton County Sheriff’s office was called to a job staging area at Bethel Road and Red Root Road in Ruffin on Feb. 6 at 11:08 a.m. when it was discovered that a piece of … Read the rest


Two injured, dog missing after I-95 crash | News | The Press and Standard

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

An early morning crash on Feb. 7 sent two North Carolina residents to the hospital for injuries sustained in a single-vehicle accident on I-95 near the 42-mile marker.
Colleton County Fire-Rescue personnel were sent to the crash on Feb.7 at … Read the rest


Police chief reveals threats at Cottageville council meeting | News | The Press and Standard

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

SLED investigating threatening letter.

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

The State Law Enforcement Division is investigating threats made against Cottageville Police Chief Jeffery “JD” Cook and his officers.
At Town Council’s Feb. 6 meeting, councilmember Betty Rhode objected to Mayor Tim … Read the rest


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


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