Monthly Archives: April 2017

Relay for Life holds Survivors’ Dinner | News | The Press and Standard

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

RELAY FOR LIFE SURVIVORS’ DINNER. Over 100 people attended the Relay for Life Survivors’ dinner held April 13 at the Coastal Electric Outback Building. Coastal Electric and PRTC donated food for the event, and door prizes were given by Westbury … Read the rest


About People | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 22, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Middleton completes pilot training
Air Force 2nd Lt. Nicholas Middleton has graduated from Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C.
This 54-week pilot training program begins with a six-week preflight phase of academics and physical training … Read the rest


Roads to close to set up festival fireworks | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 22, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Streets surrounding the setup area for the Rice Festival fireworks display will be closed Thursday April 27 through Saturday night April 29, ordered by the fire marshall.
Ivanhoe Road from the Jefferies Boulevard entrance to the Walterboro Wildlife Sanctuary to … Read the rest


Jazz singer to perform at Tuesday’s Taste of Walterboro | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 22, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

JAZZ AT THE TASTE. Jazz singer Sam Singleton will perform at the Taste of Walterboro on April 25 starting at 6 p.m. at the Colleton Museum.


Off the Field | Kaleb Charles Gibson | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 22, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Kaleb Charles Gibson is a senior in Cougar New Tech at Colleton County High School, where he plays baseball. He is the son of Sharon and David Gibson of Walterboro. His grandparents are James and Mary Stanfield, June Gibson and … Read the rest


Elks give away dictionaries to students | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 21, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

NEW DICTIONARIES. Members of the Walterboro Elks Lodge presented new dictionaries to students visiting the SafeKids Fair held recently at the Walterboro National Guard Armory.


Mayor speaks to Civitans | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 21, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

CIVITANS. Mayor Bill Young spoke to the Civitans at the April 10 meeting. He gave members a recap of the speech he delivered at the State of Colleton meeting several weeks ago.


CMC gets ‘A’ in safety grading | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 21, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization committed to driving quality, safety, and transparency in the U.S. health care system, today released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide. Colleton … Read the rest


Autism Awareness fundraiser held | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 21, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The second annual Autism Awareness Fundraiser was held Friday April 14 at Baskets and Bows. The event, organized by a local group of mothers hoping to increase autism awareness within the community, was an instructor-led class … Read the rest


Class of 1977 to meet Sunday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 21, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

The Class of 1977 will meet this Sunday April 23 at 7 p.m. at Tonya’s Hair Creation.  Please contact Marcella Aiken, assistant secretary with any questions, maiken@colleton.k12.sc.us.


HOSA students place second at state conference | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 21, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School recently announced three Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) took second place at the annual HOSA State Conference for their group project on improving diabetes awareness within the community. Seniors Breana Mitchell, … Read the rest


Prospective entrepreneurs offered training at Colleton Kitchen | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 21, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The teaching kitchen at Colleton Commercial Kitchen will be the place to be for potential small business entrepreneurs looking for the recipe for success.
The Center for a Better South will take over the teaching kitchen on May 9 to … Read the rest


Sporting clays raises funds for Miracle Network | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 21, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Log a Load for Kids in conjunction with the Children’s Miracle Network hosted a “sporting clays” fun event on Thursday April 6 at Broxton Bridge Plantation in Ehrhardt.
A total of 65 shooters participated in the event that raised $24,925 … Read the rest


Dean Harrigal to lead Saturday Wildlife Walk | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 21, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

The City of Walterboro and the Friends of the Great Swamp Sanctuary will hold the 2017 spring series of walks in the Walterboro Wildlife Sanctuary. These events are open to the public with no fee.
 Dean Harrigal will guide … Read the rest


Airport drainage system getting upgrade | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 20, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photo by BARRY MOORE
IPW Construction Group of Charleston County, tasked with upgrading the storm drainage system, moved onto the Lowcountry Regional Airport as April began. Lowcountry Regional Airport Manager Tommy Rowe said that the work involves the replacement of … Read the rest


A different cattle call | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 20, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

About two years ago, Walker Moore turned the page.
“Growing up here in the Lowcountry, I learned a lot about farming. Then I went away for a while — I got into the film industry,” Moore explained.
He ended up … Read the rest


Work on refurbishing Edisto Beach continues | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 20, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by CINDY CROSBY
EASTER AT THE BEACH. Sunbathers didn’t let the beach renourishment work at Edisto Beach dampen their Easter weekend fun this past weekend. Beach-goers lounged on the newly refurbished beach while workers continue to pump sand and … Read the rest


Great American Cleanup this Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 20, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Keep Colleton Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup will be held April 22 at Saints Center Ministries from 9 a.m.-noon. For information email williamsmyly@yahoo.com.


Rec Center baseball/softball pictures schedules for April 25 and April 27 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 20, 2017 7:07 am by The Press and Standard


CCMS baseball finishes season 4-5 | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photo by JEFF MUSGRAVE
END OF SEASON. Colleton County Middle School Baseball finished the 2017 season at 4-5 overall. “It was a good season,” said Coach Perry Smalls. “We were very young and didn’t have enough pitching. But, overall, a … Read the rest


Crosby signs NLI to complete career at Barton College | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Teagan Crosby, Colleton County High School Class of 2015, recently signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her education and softball career at Barton College in Wilson, N.C., beginning fall of 2017. The Bulldogs participate … Read the rest


Man has plan to teach kids to swim | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

A newly-formed non-profit, the Colleton County Village Investment Project, hopes to make a splash with a new child safety initiative.
Prince Anthony Rhone, president of VIP, said the group is in the midst of a fund drive that will allow … Read the rest


Five earn top finishes in Drug Free Classic held at CCHS over weekend | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com
Photos by JIM KILLIAN
Colleton County High School hosted the annual Drug Free Classic Track and Field event this past Saturday April 15. Abigail Altman, Grayson Altman, Breanna Varnadoe, Megan Calloway and George Crosby earned first … Read the rest


Padgett’s bat lifts War Hawks in spring break game | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

In a spring break game, the Colleton Prep varsity baseball team defeated Porter Gaud 5-4 on Wednesday April 12. Nick Padgett lofted a 2-RBI home run in the fifth inning to give the War Hawks the … Read the rest


Mixson to be grand marshal for 2017 Rice Festival Parade | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 20, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Aaron Mixson is a modest man. When asked to be the grand marshal for the Rice Festival Parade, he said, “Of all the people in this county, why me? That’s for important people — I’m not important. It’s a very … Read the rest


Cougar Baseball hoping to clinch Region 8-AAAA title in Saturday game

Posted on April 19, 2017 5:05 pm by Cindy Crosby

Cindyc4@yahoo.com

Heading into last evening’s Senior Night for Cougar Baseball, there were three factors in the equation that could put first-year Head Coach Jermale Paige and his team in the history book for Colleton County High School.

Of those three … Read the rest


CCMS Junior Lady Cougars earn wins | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Middle School softball team has recorded three wins so far this season.
The Jr. Lady Cougars earned two wins over Hardeeville (35-0, 24-1) and picked their third against North District Middle School (10-8). … Read the rest


Deputies arrest New York men on drug charges | Crime | The Press and Standard

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

Colleton County Sheriff’s Office deputies working I-95 arrested two New York men on narcotics charges following a traffic stop the morning of April 13.
The officers reportedly pulled the driver over on a charge of following too closely April 13 … Read the rest


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