Monthly Archives: March 2017

Wind whips up 7 woods fires | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 10, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

Colleton County and South Carolina Forestry Commission firefighters were spread throughout the county Thursday afternoon dealing with woods fires.

In most of the incidents, persistent winds caused debris fires to escape confinement and spread.

Colleton County Fire-Rescue Assistant Chief David … Read the rest


National championship envelopes offered at local post office | News | The Press and Standard

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

Select South Carolina post offices, including Walterboro, are now offering a limited-edition commemorative envelope celebrating Clemson’s victory over Alabama in the College Football Playoff National Championship game.
The envelopes are also available in matted artwork. The items available at the … Read the rest


In Photos: Paws at the Plantation | News | The Press and Standard

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

Photo by JEFF MUSGRAVE
The annual Paws at the Plantation was Saturday at White House Plantation, raising about $10,000 to help Colleton County’s homeless pets. “Our fundraiser was a great success!! The weather was perfect and a great time had … Read the rest


Bennetts Point’s music man | News | The Press and Standard

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

Concert planned April 1 in Hampton Street Auditorium.

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Joe Taylor has traveled thousands of miles making music. On April 1 he will add another 30 miles to his life’s journey.
The Joe Taylor Group will … Read the rest


Calcutt wins $2,000 scholarship in national competition | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

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

Samantha Calcutt, a senior at Colleton County High School, has been named a winner in the 2017 National Voice of Democracy Program and recipient of the $2,000 Department of Wisconsin Wally Hogan/Tom Tradewell Commanders-in-Chief Scholarship.
She was sponsored by VFW … Read the rest


Indians finish perfect home season with 18 wins | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

USC Salkehatchie defeated Combine Academy 93-77 on Wednesday March 1 to finish a perfect season at home with 18 wins.
The Indians, who finished in the No. 2 spot in conference play behind Spartanburg Methodist, will … Read the rest


Lady Cougar Soccer off to 3-0 season start | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lady Cougar varsity soccer team got off to a 3-0 start on the regular season after earning shutouts over North Charleston (14-0), Stratford (7-0) and allowing Battery Creek to score a lone goal (3-1). Earlier … Read the rest


Cougar soccer opens with losses | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County varsity soccer opened with two non-region losses last week against North Charleston (5-2) and Battery Creek (4-0).
Jim Bailey scored his first varsity career goal against North Charleston to tie the game at 2-2. … Read the rest


Teaching skills are rewarded | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

For over 15 years, G. Palmer Hudson has been helping Colleton County’s adult students achieve their high school credentials by teaching at Colleton County Adult Education.
And recently that dedication was honored by the state when he was presented the … Read the rest


Three competing in regional spelling bee | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 4:04 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton County Spelling Bee’s first place winner Aman Mandapally from Forest Hills Elementary, second place winner Shandi Brown from Northside Elementary and third place winner Carley Watford from Cottageville Elementary competed in SpellBound!, a bee sponsored by Scripps-Howard, at Goose … Read the rest


Elizabeth Cutlip | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

ELIZABETH CUTLIP

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Elizabeth Craven Cutlip, know affectionately by family as “Reedy”, age 92, entered into rest Wednesday afternoon, March 1, 2017, at the Pruitt Health Care Center in Walterboro.  … Read the rest


Lee Edward Murdaugh, Sr. | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

LEE EDWARD MURDAUGH, SR.

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO – Mr. Lee Edward Murdaugh, Sr., known by all as the one and only “Redbug Murdaugh”, age 68, of Walterboro, entered into rest Wednesday afternoon, March 1, … Read the rest


Richard Wayne Bowers | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

RICHARD WAYNE BOWERS

Care of Thompson Funeral Home

COLUMBIA– Richard Wayne Bowers, 59, of Columbia, SC passed away peacefully on March 1, 2017. He was born in Walterboro, SC to the late Norman and Deliah Herron Bowers.

 

Richard worked … Read the rest


Dora Elizabeth Garvin Lyons | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

DORA ELIZABETH GARVIN LYONS

Care of Parker Rhoden Funeral Home

WALTERBORO – Mrs. Dora Elizabeth Garvin Lyons, wife of the late Gussie Lyons, passed away Thursday morning, March 2, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family under the … Read the rest


Della Frances Mizell | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

DELLA FRANCES MIZELL

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO—Mrs. Della Frances Mizell, age 71, of Walterboro, entered into rest Tuesday morning, March 2, 2017, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.  She was the loving companion of … Read the rest


Estate Sale This Saturday | Sales Events | Classifieds

Posted on March 9, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

March 11th

** 1 Day Only **

This Saturday 8am-3pm

249 Bells Highway

Next to Tractor Supply

Furniture, Home Decor, China, Household, Clothes, Linens, Kitchen, Misc.,

Dining Table W/ Chairs, China Cabinet, Piano, Vict. Sofa, 4 Pc. Den. Set, Secretary, Read the rest


Barry Holt | Obituary | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 11:11 am by The Press and Standard

BARRY HOLT

Care of Brice Herndon, Funeral Chapels and Crematory

WALTERBORO—Mr. Barry Lynn Holt, 49, of Walterboro, he was the son of Polly Lyons Litchfield and the late Sterling Wayne Holt of Clover, VA., entered into rest Wednesday afternoon, March … Read the rest


In Photos: Celebrating Dr. Seuss | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Area business leaders and emergency personnel gathered at Forest Hills Elementary School and Colleton Preparatory Academy last Thursday to celebrate Dr. Seuss Day with students. The adults were escorted by students to classrooms, where they read to students.

Read the rest

Auditorium renovation to begin soon | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
The work on renovating the Hampton Street Auditorium should begin in late April or early May, according to John T. Stieglitz III, director of the county’s Capital Project and Purchasing Department.
The bids from five companies … Read the rest


Lady Hawks earn win over Raiders | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep’s varsity softball team came from behind against Holly Hill on Thursday March 2 at home to earn a 3-2 win.
Senior Haley Wilson started in the circle for the Lady Hawks, lasting four innings. … Read the rest


Stomping out bullying | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The Young Men of Hope presented “Bully-Buster Stomps Out Bullying” at Forest Hills Elementary School Friday morning.
The Northside Young Men of Hope presented “How Bullying Affects Others;” Hendersonville Elementary, “No Bullying, No Problem;” Colleton Middle School, “A Lesson on … Read the rest


CPA Baseball finishes 5th in War Hawk Invitational | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep Baseball finished in fifth place in the annual War Hawk Invitational held last week after going 2-1 in the week-long event.
The Hawks defeated John Paul II, 11-8, in game one held last Monday … Read the rest


Cougar Baseball goes 1-3 in Diamond Classic | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County Baseball went 1-3 in the Diamond Classic Preseason Tournament held last week at Berkeley High School.
The Cougars were defeated 2-0 by Stratford in a complete game effort by Michael Thigpen. He recorded 21 … Read the rest


Dayco to see phased shut down | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 9, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By GEORGE SALSBERRY
gsalsberry@lowcountry.com
Dayco Products’ 122 employees learned March 2 the company’s decades-old existence in Colleton County will be coming to an end.
Company officials told the workers at the plant on Thunderbolt Drive, which first began operation in … Read the rest


Crime Briefs | The Press and Standard

Posted on March 8, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Man charged following chase
A Columbia man was taken into custody on two charges after he led Walterboro Police Department on a race down I-95 the evening of March 5.
A city police officer was on routine patrol near the … Read the rest


© Copyright 2019 | Walterboro Live