Monthly Archives: March 2017

Walterboro native to lead modeling seminar Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

A free seminar on “What It Takes To Be In The Industry As A Model And Talent” and a “Cover Model Search” for an upcoming edition for La Gucci Styles Magazine will be held during the Belk Kidfest on March … Read the rest


Band wins awards in winter championships | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 23, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

CCMS Cadet Percussion, CCHS JV Winter Guard and CCMS Cadets Guard won silver medals for being second in the statein the SCBDA Winter Ensemble Championships last weekend.
CCHS Percussion was fourth in state, and the varsity was fifth.
“I’m very … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Soccer 1-1 in Region 8-AAAA | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
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The Lady Cougar varsity soccer team split a pair of region games last week against Cane Bay and Beaufort to finish 5-1 overall and 1-1 in Region 8-AAAA.
Against Cane Bay last Tuesday March 14, Colleton … Read the rest


Reeves earns win for War Hawks | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

Lawson Griffith collects five hits against Golden Warriors.

By CINDY CROSBY
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Senior pitcher Chris Reeves earned the win for Colleton Prep last Thursday in a 12-2 region win over John Paul II on the road. Last week’s win improves … Read the rest


Chase ends in Forest Hills | News | The Press and Standard

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

A Walterboro man is in custody after he unsuccessfully attempted to elude law enforcement officers the afternoon of March 21.
At about 4:30 p.m., a member of the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office on Dowling Avenue reportedly saw the man fail … Read the rest


Storm destroys two homes on Grant Street | News | The Press and Standard

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

The storms that rolled through the county early Wednesday morning destroyed two homes at 104 and 106 Grant St. in Walterboro. “We had lots of wind and ice, hail,” said Eldonis Youngblood, who owns one of the homes. The other … Read the rest


CCHS Tennis earns win over Battery Creek | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County Cougar Tennis recorded region losses last week against Cane Bay and Beaufort High School and earned a non-region win over Battery Creek to sit at 1-2 overall and 0-2 in Region 8-AAAA.
The Cougars … Read the rest


Lady Hawks host slugfest against JPII | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

Ware and Mescia combine for no-hitter.

By CINDY CROSBY
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The Lady War Hawk softball team cruised to a 15-0 shutout over John Paul II on Wednesday March 15 at home. Colleton Prep scored 11 runs in the second inning … Read the rest


Marijuana seized on interstate | Crime | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Two Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputies working routine patrol on I-95 Monday afternoon ended up seizing a large amount of marijuana.
The deputies were on I-95 near Exit 53 when they reportedly saw a white truck following another southbound vehicle … Read the rest


Four injured in Sniders Highway accident | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

A head-on collision in the 17600 block of Sniders Highway, near Moles Lane, sent four occupants to the hospital the afternoon of March 19. Firefighter-paramedics arriving at the scene shortly after noon found the highway blocked by the two cars. … Read the rest


Thigpen throws six shutout innings | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
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Colleton County senior Michael Thigpen threw a six-inning shutout against No. 2 state-ranked Hilton Head High School on Friday evening to help lead the Cougars to a 5-0 region win. The Cougar offense more than did … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Track and Field ties for third | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Lady Cougar Track and Field team competed in the Adidas Invitational held Saturday March 4 at Woodland High School, tying for third place with New Hampstead High School at 69.5 total points. Woodland … Read the rest


Lady Cougars claim two region wins on week | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 22, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

DeWitt homers against Hilton Head and collects 4-RBI’s on the night.

By CINDY CROSBY
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Colleton County’s varsity softball team is off to a 2-1 start in Region 8-AAAA following wins over Beaufort High School and Hilton Head High School … Read the rest


Coby Peeler named as Cougar head football coach | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 21, 2017 12:12 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

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Coby Peeler has been named as the head football coach for the Colleton County Cougars for the 2017-18 school year following an executive session during the Colleton County School Board meeting held this evening at … Read the rest


Leon Hammond named Colleton’s athletic director | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 21, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

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Leon Hammond has been named as the Colleton County School District athletic director for the 2017-18 school year following an executive session during the school board meeting held Tuesday at the Colleton Annex Learning Center.… Read the rest


Jones Martin | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 21, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

JONES MARTIN

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LODGE – Mr. Jones Edward Martin, known to everyone as “Big Joe”, 66, of Lodge, passed away peacefully Monday, March 13, 2017 at MUSC.

Funeral services were held at … Read the rest


Mood Bazzle | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 21, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

 

MOOD BAZZLE

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COTTAGEVILLE – Mr. Mood William Bazzle, 96, of Cottageville, entered into rest Friday, March 17, 2017 at his residence.  He was the husband of the late Hazel Craven … Read the rest


Jace Shockley | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 21, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

JACE SHOCKLEY

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WALTERBORO – Mr. Jace Douglas Shockley, age 32, of Walterboro, entered into rest Sunday afternoon, March 12, 2017, from injuries sustained during an automobile accident in Walterboro.  He was … Read the rest


Celia Crosby | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 21, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

CELIA CROSBY

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WALTERBORO – Mrs. Celia Ellen Crosby, 57, of Walterboro, entered into rest Sunday afternoon, March 19, 2017, at the Trident Medical Center in North Charleston.  She was daughter of … Read the rest


Janice Johnston | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 21, 2017 9:09 am by Myiah Blakeney

JANICE JOHNSTON

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Mrs. Janice C. Johnston, wife of Kenneth I. Johnston passed away Sunday March 12, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family, Pastor Ben Langdale, under care … Read the rest


‘Looking Back’ | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 19, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
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Recently, a friend gifted me with a beautiful, tusked elephant from across the world. Inside the hand-crafted piece, entitled “Warrior,” is a younger, smaller elephant. Over the past weeks, I’ve found myself drawn to it, time … Read the rest


When you’ve done all you can | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 19, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Popular gospel recording artist, pastor and Grammy award winner Donnie McClurkin sings a heartwarming song, “Stand,” that leaves a feeling of comfort for anyone who has done and given his absolute best in a situation, can do no more, feels … Read the rest


CMC board has new board member, vice chair | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 18, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton Medical Center has announced the addition of a new board member, Chris Bickley, to serve on its Board of Trustees.
Bickley has retired after 22 years as executive director of Lowcountry Council of Governments.  He also worked in Lexington … Read the rest


Business After Hours at Salk | Photos | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 18, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

USC Salkehatchie held the Walterboro-Colleton Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours last Thursday.

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Council members graduate | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 18, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Councilmembers Jimmy Syfrett, James Broderick and Judy Bridge from the City of Walterboro have graduated from the Advanced Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government.
Graduates received their certificates during the Municipal Association of South Carolina’s Hometown Legislative Action Day.
Offered … Read the rest


About People | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 18, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

On dean’s list at Clemson
Ebony Sabrena Williams has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Clemson University.
Ebony is the daughter of Roosevelt and Lucy Williams of Winston Salem, N.C. Roosevelt is a 1980 graduate … Read the rest


Pet of the Week | Sassy | Colleton County Animal Shelter

Posted on March 18, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Off the Field | John LaBruce Bridge Jr. | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 18, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

John LaBruce Bridge Jr. is a senior at Colleton County High School, where he plays soccer and football for the Cougars. He is the son of John and Beth Bridge of Walterboro. His grandparents are the late Lionel and Ruby … Read the rest


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