Monthly Archives: March 2017

Ruffin family loses home to fire | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Malfunctioning electrical wiring is the suspected cause of a fire that left six members of a Ruffin family homeless on the evening of March 24.
The family members, two adults and four children, told firefighters they smelled smoke before discovering … Read the rest


Woods fire disrupts Sunday afternoon | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A large woods fire near the intersection of Burlington and Nunuville roads Sunday afternoon kept Colleton County Fire-Rescue and South Carolina Forestry Commission firefighters busy.
Fire units were called to the 75-acre woods fire Sunday at about 3:54 p.m., after … Read the rest


Walterboro women killed in crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Two Walterboro women were killed in a four-vehicle accident in Charleston County on the morning of March 24.
Margaret O’Hear, 72, of Walterboro, died at the Trauma Unit of the Medical University of South Carolina the afternoon of March 24.… Read the rest


Man charged with child pornography | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A Walterboro man was arrested on multiple counts when he was taken into custody on March 22.
Lawrence Edwins Reid, 38, of Walterboro was arrested on six counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and four counts of second-degree … Read the rest


Body found under house identified | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Personnel at the forensic unit of the Medical University of South Carolina used medical records Wednesday to formally determine the identity of a body recovered underneath a residence on Pleasant Grove Road on March 26.

Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey … Read the rest


Register by Friday for Rice Festival Cornhole Tourney | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Rice Festival Corn Hole Tournament will be Friday April 28 at 5 p.m. in the Ivanhoe parking lot, 302 Ivanhoe Dr. Deadline for entries is March 31. The 20-team double-elimination tournament will have two players per team. Players must … Read the rest


Man could face multiple charges in assault | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 29, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro police officers are investigating a domestic violence incident that occurred the evening of March 28 at a residence on Witsell Street.

The female resident contacted the police March 28 at 11:40 p.m., reporting that she had been the victim … Read the rest


UPDATE: Missing Cottageville teen found | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 28, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

Missing Cottageville teenager Amanda “Lauren” Ferguson was found yesterday, according to the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office.

“I would like to thank everyone for your assistance in this matter,” said Sheriff R.A. Strickland.

 


Body found on Pleasant Grove Road | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 27, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

On March 26 at approximately 11:25 a.m., Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputies were summoned to 7725 Pleasant Grove Rd. by the property owner in reference to a possible deceased body under an uninhabited residence.

Upon arrival, the deputy located a … Read the rest


Antonia Prioleau Paul Jackson | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 27, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

 

ANTONIA PRIOLEAU PAUL JACKSON

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Antonia Prioleau Paul Jackson, passed away Sunday morning surrounded by her loving family at the Medical University of South Carolina. She was 71.  She is survived by her husband of … Read the rest


Barbara Hogan | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 27, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

BARBARA HOGAN

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ANDERSON–Barbara Brown Hogan, 82, wife of Charlie Hogan, passed away Tuesday,March 21, 2017.

Born in Covington, GA., she was the daughter of the late Joel Thomas and Ozella Moore Brown. Mrs. Hogan was a … Read the rest


Gene Groves | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 27, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

GENE GROVES

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WALTERBORO –Mr. Gene Junior Groves, 79, of Walterboro, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017, at his residence.  He was the husband of Doris Ann Cook Groves.

Funeral services were … Read the rest


Kristin Langdale | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 27, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

KRISTIN LANGDALE

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and Crematory
 

DORCHESTER – Mrs. Kristin Hoff Langdale, known by many as “Kristie”, entered into eternal peace Tuesday evening, March 21, 2017, at her home in Dorchester, South Carolina.   She was … Read the rest


Robert Myers, Jr. | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 27, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

Robert Myers, Jr

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SMOAKS – Robert “Bubba” Winfred Myers Jr. 28 years of age, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017. Bubba enjoyed spending time on the Edisto River, playing pool, and being with his family … Read the rest


William Thomas | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 27, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

William Thomas

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WALTERBORO –Mr. William C. Thomas, affectionately known by many as “Bill”, age 82, entered into eternal rest Wednesday morning, March 22, 2017, surrounded by his loving family in his … Read the rest


Wallace Sease | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 27, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

Wallace Sease

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Mr. Wallace Michael Sease, 62, of West Palm Beach, Florida, entered into eternal rest, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Hospice of Palm Beach County.  He was a son of … Read the rest


Shirley Wilson | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 27, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

Shirley Wilson

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WALTERBORO –Mrs. Shirley Hickman Wilson, 78, of Walterboro, entered into rest Monday afternoon, March 20, 2017, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro. She was a daughter of the … Read the rest


Justin G. Baker | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 27, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

Justin G. Baker

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Justin G. Baker, age 27, entered his eternal life with Christ March 16, 2017.

A graveside service was held at 2:30 pm, Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Carter’s … Read the rest


Stan Holmes | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 27, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

Stan Holmes

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WALTERBORO –Mr. Stanley Duane Holmes, known by many as “Stan”, age 69, entered into rest Sunday afternoon, March 26, 2017, at his home in Walterboro under the care of … Read the rest


Jeanne Sammons | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 27, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

JEANNE SAMMONS

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WALTERBORO –Mrs. Jeanne Sammons, 82, of Walterboro, entered into eternal rest Sunday, March 26, 2017 at her residence.  She was the wife of the late Willie Alfred Sammons, Jr … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 26, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

One person doesn’t speak for all CCHS
soccer parents
Dear Editor:
In response to a letter to the editor in the March 6 edition, we would like to make it expressly clear that one person does not speak for every … Read the rest


‘I am the resurrection and the life.’ | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 26, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

I have recently been participating in a women’s Bible study at Bedon Baptist Church. I am not a member of that church, but that didn’t matter to the precious ladies there. They have welcomed me as one of their own, … Read the rest


A story of jealousy and success | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 26, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

One of the most intriguing, inspirational stories in the Bible is the one about Jacob and his family, with an enlightening focus on one of his sons, Joseph (Genesis 37-50). Because of space and time, I will not be able … Read the rest


Photos: Northside students hold “Seussical” | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 25, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photo by CINDY CROSBY
Northside Elementary second graders paid tribute to Dr. Seuss during the final PTO performance of the school year last Thursday evening. The talented second-graders (and their teachers) performed “Seussical, the Musical” in honor of Dr. Seuss’s … Read the rest


Helping others by ‘Walkin’ for D!!’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 25, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Tears still spring into Sissy Williamson’s eyes when she talks about her husband, David. David died suddenly in late 2013 from a brain tumor.
But this year, Sissy wants to do something to honor his memory and hopefully help others … Read the rest


Brothers: They know a lot about life | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 25, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Yesterday I talked to both of my brothers on the phone. I adore them, but you’d never guess they’re from the same gene pool.
T-Bob is what you might call in touch with his feelings. If he’s sad or upset, … Read the rest


Northside students publish book | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 25, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

“If I Become The President…,” a book written by students from Ms. Rosalee Arokiasamy’s class at Northside Elementary, was released to the public by Dr. Jacintha Bryant, director of Special Services, on March 15. Mrs. Wilsey Hamilton, principal at Northside, … Read the rest


CPA celebrates St. Patty’s Day | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 25, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The annual St. Patty’s Day Bash was held Saturday night March 18 at the gymnasium at Colleton Prep. The Entertainers provided music for an evening of fun. Live and silent auctions raised several thousand dollars with the Charleston Extravaganza package … Read the rest


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