Monthly Archives: March 2017

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


Walkin’ on the wild side in the wildlife sanctuary | News | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Dr. Eran Kilpatrick, a biology professor at USC Salkehatchie, led a wildlife walk through the Walterboro Wildlife Sanctuary this past Saturday morning. The walk, which began at 9 a.m. at the Detreville entrance, drew a small … Read the rest


Healthy Tip | Clemson Extension Service

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


Heroes for Heroes: Superheros visit veterans | News | The Press and Standard

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

Photo by BARRY MOORE
Captain America, Batman and Super Girl, along with Omar Jeter, founder and chairman of Youniversal Nerds, visited the Veterans Victory House Saturday March 18. Jeter organized the event for residents as Heroes for Heroes. Residents were … Read the rest


Northside 1st graders hold Historical Character Dress-Up Day | News | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The first-grade classes of Salley Smith and Holly Hiers participated in a Historical Character Dress-Up Day on Thursday March 16 at Northside Elementary. Both classes were studying democracy during the third nine weeks in social studies … Read the rest


Rabies clinics begin April 1 | News | The Press and Standard

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

The annual rabies vaccination clinics will be held in Colleton County on Saturdays April 1, 8 and 15 at the following locations:

Saturday April 1
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., The Colleton Center/Hampton Street Auditorium, 484 Hampton St., DeLoach Vet Clinic;
2:30-4:30 … Read the rest


Photos | Smoke in the ‘Boro 2017 | News | The Press and Standard

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

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

Smoke in the Boro came to town Friday and Saturday at Coastal Electric Coop. “We had an incredible crowd both days — our largest ever and growing every year.  So grateful to the cookers who come … Read the rest


Birth Announcement | Ella Rae Priester | The Press and Standard

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

Michael and Brittany Priester announce the birth of their daughter, Ella Rae Priester, born March 8 at 11:04 a.m. at the Colleton Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces.
They also have a daughter Emma LeAnn Priester, who is … Read the rest


Council receives career center update | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Palmetto Training’s Eddie Jackson came to Colleton County Council’s March 7 session to update council members on the vocational education efforts at the Colleton Career Center.
“The skill center is doing really well,” Jackson told council.… Read the rest


DAR names Good Citizens | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colonel Joseph Glover DAR Chapter presented its annual Good Citizen Awards to Kristen Faith Ulmer and Olivia Iris Burns at the March 15 meeting, held at USC Salkehatchie.
Kristen Faith Ulmer is the daughter of James “Neil” Ulmer and … Read the rest


Colleton Ambulatory Center gets accreditation | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton Ambulatory Surgery Center has achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Accreditation distinguishes this surgical center from many other outpatient facilities as providing the highest quality of care to its patients as determined by an … Read the rest


Photos | Pinewood Derby at Smoke in the ‘Boro | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE


Rural arts group makes return visit to Walterboro | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
“The Art of Community: Rural SC” made a return visit to the Colleton County Museum and Farmers Market complex March 15.
The initiative, conducted by the South Carolina Arts Commission, seeks to use the arts and … Read the rest


Senator speaks at state AHEC meeting | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Officials from across the state attended the S.C. Area Health Education Consortium’s annual meeting March 16-17, sponsored by Lowcountry AHEC in Walterboro. Local AHEC Director Diane Mathews, left, introduced Sen. Margie Bright Matthews, who welcomed participants to Friday’s meeting at … Read the rest


Help needed in locating missing Cottageville teen | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2017 3:03 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in locating a missing Cottageville teen.

On March 20, the sheriff’s office investigated a report of a runaway juvenile from Cottageville. The girl’s parent reported she was missing and had run … Read the rest


Kitchen neighborhood grows | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
On March 13 the Colleton Commercial Kitchen hit a milestone.
That day, Colleton Commercial Kitchen Manager Matt Mardell told a group of visitors, marked the first time the facility’s five commercial kitchens were all in use … Read the rest


Tony’s ‘second wind dream’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 24, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CHRISTY DRINKARD
Contributor
Last year, Tony Stephens came to rehab at PruittHealth-Walterboro. Although he did well, he ended up needing long-term care.
As the staff got to know Tony, they discovered what a great football player he was at … Read the rest


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