Monthly Archives: March 2017

Charles Leroy Polk | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 14, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Charles LEROY Polk

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO– Mr. Charles Leroy Polk, 70, entered into rest Saturday afternoon, March 11, 2017, at his home on Parkwood Circle in Walterboro.  He was the loving husband of the … Read the rest


Lucille Bostwick | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 14, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

LUCILLE BOSTWICK

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

Lucille Passmore Bostwick, 94, formerly of Charleston passed away peacefully Friday, March 3, 2017.  She was the daughter of the late Harvey and Grace Passmore.  Funeral services were held 11 … Read the rest


Robert Etchieson | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 14, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

ROBERT ETCHIESON

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO—Master Chief Radioman Robert Laurence Etchieson, United States Nany (Ret.), age 72, of the Shady Oaks Subdivision in Walterboro, entered into rest eternal Sunday afternoon, March 5, 2017, at the … Read the rest


Dennis Marshall | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 14, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

DENNIS MARSHALL

Care of The Brice Herndon, Crematory

ROUND  O—Mr. Marshall Roy Dennis, Jr., 58, of Round O, entered into rest Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Colleton Medical Center. He was the son of the late Marshall Roy Dennis, Sr. … Read the rest


Judy Black | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 14, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

JUDY BLACK

Care of The Brice Herndon, Crematory

GREENPOND—Ms. Judy Jackson Black, 64, of Green Pond, entered into rest Monday, March 6, 2017, at Colleton Medical Center.  She was the daughter of the late James David Jackson and Bessie Marie … Read the rest


Patsy Canterbury | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 14, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

PATSY CANTERBURY

Care of The Brice Herndon, Crematory

WALTERBORO—Mrs. Patsy Irene Canterbury, age 70, of Walterboro, entered into rest eternal Thursday morning, March 8, 2017, at the Saint George Health Care Center.  She was the daughter of the late Sam … Read the rest


Willie Ray Thomas | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 14, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

WILLIE RAY THOMAS

Care of The Brice Herndon, Crematory

WALTERBORO—Mr. Willie Ray Thomas, 89 years young, passed peacefully at Veterans Victory House on Tuesday evening, February 28, 2017.

Arrangements by:  THE BRICE HERNDON CREMATORY, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro; 843.538.5408.  Visit … Read the rest


Robin Sherry Givens | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 14, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

ROBIN SHERRY  GIVENS

Care of Allen Funeral Home

RUFFIN—Robin Sherry Givens, 51, of Ruffin, SC. Died  Thursday March 09, 2017 at Colleton Medical Center. Allen Funeral Home of Walterboro, SC is in charge of arrangement. and they are pending.

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Man killed in Sidneys crash | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 13, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

A Sunday afternoon accident on Sidneys Road claimed the life of a passenger who was ejected from the vehicle.

Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey reports that Jace Shockley of St. George was pronounced dead at the scene. The cause of … Read the rest


Next Chick-fil-A lunch to be Friday March 24 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 13, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The next Chick-Fil-A event will be held from 12-1 p.m. on Friday, March 24th at Faith Baptist Academy.
Orders must be placed by Monday, March 20.


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

No response to child abuse in school
Dear Editor:
Imagine your 9-year-old little girl stops you while you’re braiding her pigtails to ask you what rape is, only to let you know that someone at school has threatened to do … Read the rest


Children should respect and honor those in authority | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Growing up on Wiley Street in the home of my maternal grandmother, the late Mrs. Lela Florence Daniels Gelzer, I was taught to respect my elders — and I had better show it, or there would be dire consequences to … Read the rest


Christian businessmen’s group holding monthly lunches | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

March 1 was not only the beginning of the month in Walterboro, but the launch of a new event in Walterboro:  the first meeting for the Christian Businessman’s Luncheon at Shoney’s.
The program included beginning and ending prayers, Jason Cook … Read the rest


Wait … what just happened? | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 12, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

In June 2016, the United Kingdom passed a referendum to exit the European Union. That Brexit event stunned much of the world. We just weren’t expecting that to happen.
Then there was the American presidential election in November. If you … Read the rest


Off the Field | Rachel Ann Dandridge | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 11, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Rachel Ann Dandridge is a junior at Colleton County High School where she plays varsity soccer for the Lady Cougars. She is the daughter of Jason and Jean Dandridge of Cottageville. Her grandparents are Danny and Margaret Dandridge and Barbara … Read the rest


Healthy Tip | Clemson Extension Service

Posted on March 11, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard


The ‘Green Acres’ effect | Column | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 11, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

We live in the country—well, out front is a highway. Out back is country.
Rural living leads to what I call the “Green Acres” effect: You feel compelled to raise livestock, buy a tractor, dig a pond.
I grew up … Read the rest


George-Black engagement announced | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 11, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

GEORGE-BLACK
Pressley Elayne George and Austin Oneal Black announce their engagement.
The bride-elect is a recent graduate of Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College. She is employed as a paralegal with Peters, Murdaugh, Parker, Eltzroth & Detrick Law Firm in Walterboro.
The groom-elect … Read the rest


CPA National Honor Society induction held | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 11, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton Preparatory Academy inducted new members into the National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society on Friday Feb. 24. They are:

New Inductees
NHS:
12th grade: Katie Goodwin and Brantley Hudson
11th grade: Kayla Groves
10th grade: Jude Anthony … Read the rest


Special Ed teacher recognized | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 11, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Middle School teacher Ravi Dewangen got a surprise last week.
The Walterboro Civitan Club presented Dewangen its 2017 Special Ed Teacher of the Year award, complete with a plaque and $250 check recognizing his excellence as CCMS’ special … Read the rest


CCMS hosts interactive Black History Living Museum | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 11, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

In celebration of Black History Month, Colleton County Middle School recently hosted an interactive Black History Living Museum by spotlighting the lives of African Americans who have made tremendous contributions to the world.
“Sixteen students selected … Read the rest


Entries being accepted for Rice Cooking Contest | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 10, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Rice and gravy. A Lowcountry staple for supper. But ever think of rice as a dessert?
For the past 42 years, Colleton cooks have come up with ideas for rice not only as a supper side dish, but as salads, … Read the rest


CCHS holds PBIS Talent Show | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 10, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School hosted a Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS) Talent Show on Tuesday Feb. 28 in the Performing Arts Center. In order to participate or attend, CCHS students must meet behavioral guidelines set … Read the rest


Scouts receive ranks, awards at ceremony | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 10, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by JEFFERY MUSGRAVE

Pack 646 held its annual Blue & Gold Ceremony on March 4 at Northside Elementary School. The theme this year was “Celebrating Scouting’s Birthday.” The group came together with friends and family to present the Cub … Read the rest


In Photos: Citadel Club holds meeting | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 10, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by LORI BEARD
Members of the Colleton County Citadel Club welcomed cadets, future cadets and residents of the Veterans Victory House at their meeting last weekend.

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