Monthly Archives: March 2017

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


Birth Announcement | Karly Rose Gordon | The Press and Standard

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

Tyler and Kitty Gordon announce the birth of their daughter, Karly Rose Gordon, born March 7 at 1:44 a.m. at Trident Medical Center. She weighed 8 pounds and 7 ounces.
Paternal grandparents are Donnie and Debrah Gordon from Summerville. Great-grandmother … Read the rest


Wild turkey benefit lures gobbler fans | Photos | The Press and Standard

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

Photos by Julie Hoff
Wyatt Kinard, 15, helped out by keeping tabs on raffle tickets at the National Wild Turkey Federation banquet, sponsored by the Salkehatchie Longbeards chapter, at the National Guard Armory on March 11. The benefit included food, … Read the rest


Fourth-graders complete animal education | News | The Press and Standard

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

The Colleton Animal Commitment Education program held graduation for fourth graders at Forest Hills Elementary School last Friday. All students received a certificate of completion.
Winner of the Speuter Award for the best essay was Emma Drew. Her essay follows:… Read the rest


Vintage tractors on show | Photos | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 17, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by Julie Hoff
Cottageville’s annual Tractor Parade and Farm Festival enjoyed blue skies and breezes on March 12, when townspeople turned out to see a display of vintage tractors and horses. Afterwards vendors offered everything from funnel cakes and … Read the rest


CCHS students visit Charleston Air Base | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 17, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

On Thursday Feb. 23, a group of young men from Colleton County High School went to the Tuskegee Airmen Career Day in Charleston, the first time that a group of Colleton County students have attended this event at the Joint … Read the rest


Lumberjacks to return to this year’s Rice Festival | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 17, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The All American Lumberjack Show will return to this year’s Rice Festival with a variety of entertainment in front of the courthouse on Hampton Street. Three shows will be held on both Friday and Saturday. The nearly two-hour shows feature … Read the rest


Council discusses grant funding | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 17, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Walterboro City Council prioritized projects eligible for Community Block Grant Funding at the March 7 meeting.
Number one priority would be funding for improvements to the wastewater treatment plant, water and sewer lines as needed, and other public infrastructure and … Read the rest


Go to Burger King for lunch and see “Cops on Top” | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 17, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

Members of the Walterboro Police Department are sitting on top of Burger King on Bells Highway until 7 p.m. today as a fundraiser for Special Olympics.

 


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