Monthly Archives: March 2017

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


Walterboro Police raise money for special kids | News | The Press and Standard

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

Officers from the Walterboro Police Department raised $1,744 for the S.C. Special Olympics during their “Cops on Top” held at Burger King last week. About 14 officers participated from all departments. The fundraiser’s format was chosen from a list of … Read the rest


Keeping Colleton in shape | News | The Press and Standard

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

By JULIE HOFF
widdleswife@aol.com

Think you have to be young and coordinated to get fit? Relax — it doesn’t matter if you’re 80 years old with aches and pains. You can still get the benefits of strength training in local … Read the rest


Cottageville’s polling place may move to school | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton County Board of Voter Registration and Elections has started the process of changing the location where Cottageville residents vote.
The board members at the March 14 meeting approved a plan to move the Cottageville Precinct’s polling place from … Read the rest


Dorchester shares drug enforcement equipment | Crime | The Press and Standard

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

Leah Polk Reason, the Empowering Communities for a Healthy Outcome coordinator for the Dorchester Alcohol and Drug Commission, visited the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office March 8 bearing gifts. Reason explained that through the use of a grant, the commission purchased … Read the rest


NAN comes to Colleton | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

One of the first issues the newly-formed Colleton County chapter of the National Action Network could undertake may land Walterboro in federal court.
NAN South Carolina Coordinator Elder James Johnson, visiting Walterboro on March 15 to welcome Colleton County NAN … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Drug charges follow traffic stop
A North Carolina man was arrested by the Walterboro Police Department on multiple charges following a traffic stop at Jefferies Highway and Ivanhoe Street the morning of March 18.
A city patrolman pulled the driver … Read the rest


Individuals recognized at school board | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


JV Lady Cougars off to 3-0 start in region | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The JV Lady Cougar softball team shut out Hilton Head 15-0 last Friday to earn a region win. Earlier in the week, they defeated Beaufort’s JV team 14-10 in front of a home crowd and notched … Read the rest


CCHS Chorus takes on Nashville | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Members of the Colleton County High School Chorus traveled to Nashville, Tenn., for a long weekend of enjoying the sights and sounds of one of the most famous music scenes in the United States. Approximately 40 … Read the rest


And then there were two | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Colleton County Legislative Delegation’s March 13 meeting went from an octet to a duet as other responsibilities kept the bulk of the legislators out of the meeting room of the Colleton Museum and Farmer’s Market.
S.C. Sen. Margie Bright … Read the rest


Tea Room and Gift Shop open at St. Paul’s Church in Summerville | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Like azaleas in bloom, the Tea Room and Gift Shop at St. Paul’s Church is a harbinger of springtime in Summerville. For two weeks each year, the church at 316 W. Carolina becomes a pop-up restaurant and gift shop, providing … Read the rest


‘Put Your Best Fork Forward’ during National Nutrition Month | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

March is National Nutrition Month, reminding everyone to return to the basics of healthy eating. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates each month by encouraging everyone to focus on healthy eating.

“Put Your Best Fork Forward” is the theme … Read the rest


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