Monthly Archives: March 2017

Off the Field | Joshua Chase Spooner | The Press and Standard

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

Joshua Chase Spooner is a senior at Colleton Prep Academy, where he plays baseball for the War Hawks. He is the son of Adam and Crystal Spooner of Cottageville. His grandparents are Leon and Marion Phillips and Paul and Karen … Read the rest


4-H holds signup for Livestock Club | News | The Press and Standard

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

Aden Willis gets information from 4-H Agent Dawn Stuckey  and 4-H member Genneffer Sweatman on joining the Colleton County Clemson Extension’s 4-H Livestock Club last  Friday afternoon at Tractor Supply. 4-H programs are available for ages 5-19 for goats, horses, … Read the rest


Service dogs visit students at Forest Hills | News | The Press and Standard

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

Moja, a black lab, and Lucky, a pitbull mix, visit with fourth-graders at Forest Hills Elementary School on Monday as part of the Friends of the Colleton County Animals Shelter’s CACE program. Owner Steve Cinader uses Moja as a therapy … Read the rest


Bandsmen win state honors | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

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

Twelve Band of Blue members from Colleton County High School and Colleton County Middle School earned chairs in the 2017 South Carolina Band Directors Association Region 4 Honor Band Clinic.
The clinic was held last weekend at Claflin University in … Read the rest


Wound care clinic wins national award | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

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

The Advanced Wound Care Clinic at Colleton Medical Center has been recognized with a national award for clinical excellence. Leaders, physicians and clinicians from Colleton Medical Center gathered Feb. 16 to celebrate the Center of Distinction Award, which was given … Read the rest


Local couple making the best of deployment | News | The Press and Standard

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

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com
Corey and Kimberly Burden know firsthand the sacrifices made by armed service members and their families — Burden, a U.S. Army sergeant, deployed Feb. 26 and will be gone for more than a year.
Burden, as … Read the rest


In Photos: Salk basketball holds pep rally at Victory House | News | The Press and Standard

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

Members of the USC Salkehatchie basketball team and Coach Corey Hendren held a pep rally prior to last Wednesday’s game for residents and staff at the Veterans Victory House. Above are Alex Smith and Tony James; middle bottom, Ronnie Evans; … Read the rest


Dayco announces plant closing | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 3, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

Dayco Products has announced plans to close its manufacturing plant at 938 Thunderbolt Drive in the coming months.

The company’s 122 employees were informed of the planned closing during a Thursday meeting.

Brian Wheeler, a corporate spokesperson, said the company … Read the rest


Band of Blue travels to New Orleans for Mardi Gras Parade | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton County … Read the rest


Awards presented at school board meeting | News | The Press and Standard

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

Photo by CINDY CROSBY

Jimmy Capers, custodian at Northside Elementary School, and Harvey Oliver, custodian at Thunderbolt Career and Technology Center, shake hands with the Colleton County School Board members during the regular board meeting held Tuesday Feb. 21. TCTC … Read the rest


‘Pregnant’ robot helps improve birth outcomes | News | The Press and Standard

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

By BARRY MOORE
publisher@lowcountry.com
Only six hours after giving birth, Julie is resting comfortably in her hospital bed, attended by four Colleton Medical Center (CMC) nurses: Holly Hair, RN, Lindsey Benton, RN, Lorraine Bonner, RN, and Aleshia Kittrell, PCT. Attending … Read the rest


TCTC students create art for the birds | News | The Press and Standard

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

Photos by CINDY CROSBY
Ready for move-in day! The Thunderbolt Career and Technology Center’s Building Construction Cluster and Colleton County High School’s Art 3 and Art 4 classes recently completed a joint project to design, build and paint several birdhouses. … Read the rest


Lemacks appointed to city court post | News | The Press and Standard

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

Walterboro City Council has appointed Jay Lemacks to serve as the new associate judge for Walterboro Municipal Court.
Lemacks, appointed by council at their Feb. 21 session, replaces John Bryan.
Mayor Bill Young said it is rare to have an … Read the rest


CCMS hosts annual Go-Yard Tournament | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County Middle School hosted its annual Go-Yard Tournament this past weekend at the ACE Basin Sports Complex. Colleton Prep’s JV Softball team was crowned in the championship game against Berkeley Middle School (see related story … Read the rest


JV Lady Hawks earn Go-Yard Championship | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Junior Varsity Colleton Prep Softball team went 4-0 in the Colleton County Middle School Go-Yard Tournament to earn the championship title over the weekend.
Against Bamberg-Ehrhardt on Friday evening, the JV Lady Hawks defeated the … Read the rest


Lady Cougars tie May River | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County’s Varsity girls’ soccer team scrimmaged May River High School Friday Feb. 16. The scrimmage, which ended in a 6-6 tie, was an early test for the Lady Cougars who scored three goals in the … Read the rest


Harriett Bonds appointed magistrate | News | The Press and Standard

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

Harriett Bonds is set to become Colleton County’s newest magistrate.
On Feb. 6, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster signed off on Bonds’ appointment. The members of the Colleton County Legislative Delegation recommended Bonds to be named to the judicial position … Read the rest


City Council discusses solutions to trash | News | The Press and Standard

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

Members of Walterboro City Council talked trash at the Feb. 21 meeting. Ways to clear city streets of litter were a large part of the night’s discussion.
First up was local businessman Barnwell Fishburne, who told council members about a … Read the rest


Lee Edward “Redbug” Murdaugh Sr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 2, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

WALTERBORO – Mr. Lee Edward Murdaugh, Sr., known by all as the one and only “Redbug Murdaugh”, age 68, of Walterboro, entered into rest Wednesday afternoon, March 1, 2017, while surrounded by his family at the Roper Hospital in Charleston.… Read the rest


Bill to fix roads, raise gas taxes passes S.C. House and moves to Senate | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 2, 2017 2:02 pm by The Press and Standard

House Speaker Jay Lucas (District 65-Darlington) issued the following statement after the House passed H. 3516, the SC Infrastructure and Economic Development Reform Act, by an overwhelming and bipartisan vote of 97-18. The bill will be given third reading tomorrow … Read the rest


John L. Mcelhaney, Jr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 2, 2017 12:12 pm by Myiah Blakeney

JOHN L. MCELHANEY, jr.

Care of Hacther Funeral Home

WALTERBORO – Mr. John L. McElhaney, 70, of Walterboro, SC, husband of Mrs. Linda Bryan McElhaney, entered into rest suddenly on Monday, February 20, 2017.

Born in and a resident of … Read the rest


Hilton Hayes Hoover | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 2, 2017 12:12 pm by Myiah Blakeney

HILTON HAYES HOOVER

Care of Parker Rhoden Funeral Home

BARNWELL-Mr. Hilton Hayes Hoover, Jr., passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday Feb. 15, 2017 at his residence.  He was 71.

Mr. Hoover was born January 7, 1946 in Fort Worth, TX, a … Read the rest


E. Frances Hiott | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 2, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

E. FRANCES HIOTT

Care of Parker Rhoden Funeral Home

CANADYS-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


Guy Rufus Crosby | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 2, 2017 11:11 am by Myiah Blakeney

GUY RUFUS CROSBY

Care of Brice Herndon Funeral Chapels and Crematory

HENDERSONVILLE-Mr. Guy Rufus Crosby, 86, of Hendersonville, entered into rest Wednesday morning, February 22, 2017, at the Veterans Victory House of Walterboro.

Funeral services were conducted 11 o’clock Saturday … Read the rest


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