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Monthly Archives: April 2017

Lady Cougar Softball grabs No. 4 seed in playoffs | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 26, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Lady Cougar Varsity Softball team picked up three wins last week, including a 12-0 shutout over region opponent, Stall High School. Coach Rusty Adams was hoping to add Berkeley in the “W” column, but things … Read the rest


Lady Hawks named co-region champs in SCISA 4-AA | Sports | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 26, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Carter hits grand slam against Dorchester Academy.

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton Prep Varsity Softball team earned the co-region championship title in SCISA Region 4-AA after splitting games with Thomas Heyward Academy. The Lady Hawks finished 3-1 in their … Read the rest


Bug Busters to hold Spring Fling Saturday | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 26, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

On Saturday April 29 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Bug Busters Inc. and Pools Plus of Hampton will hold a Spring Fling. Activities will include door prizes, snacks, a free gift with a purchase, discounts, free water testing and distributor discount … Read the rest


Turner Williams | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 24, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

TURNER WILLIAMS 

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Mr. Turner Williams was born on June 19, 1924 to the late Catherine and Hervist Williams. He was raised in Ritter, S.C. At the age of 18 he was drafted into the United States … Read the rest


Byrnes Smith | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 24, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

BYRNES SMITH 

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BRUNSON—Mr. Byrnes Smith, 73, of Brunson, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Hampton Regional Medical Center. He was a son of the late Reese Smith and Viola Wooten Smith.… Read the rest


Harry Benton | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 24, 2017 9:09 am by The Press and Standard

HARRY BENTON 

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RUFFIN—Mr. Harry Milton Benton, 65, of Ruffin, entered into eternal rest Tuesday evening, April 18, 2017, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the son of the … Read the rest


Chester Lyons | Obituaries |The Press and Standard

Posted on April 24, 2017 8:08 am by The Press and Standard

CHESTER LYONS 

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Chief Master Sergeant Chester Augustus Lyons, United States Air Force (Ret.), affectionately known by many as “Chet”, age 86, of San Antonio, Texas and a native and longtime resident of … Read the rest


Plans may help with trash, but success starts with you | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 23, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Want better jobs? Want more industry in Colleton County? Well, believe it or not, part of the solution is in your hands.
Potential companies coming to Colleton see roadways covered in trash. What would you think, as a company owner … Read the rest


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 23, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Social security benefits in jeopardy
Dear Editor:
Since our politically stupid congress and senate are about to start debating a tax cut package, I thought it might be in order to review some facts on our Social Security Program.
Do … Read the rest


Locked up, but not locked out | Faith | The Press and Standard

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

When a loved one is incarcerated, not only is that individual incarcerated, but so is his family as well. The incarcerated one loses freedom, and so does the family, but in a different way.
Even though people commit crimes and … Read the rest


Gift card winners | News | The Press and Standard

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

GIFT CARD WINNERS. Winners of the Know Your Business People contest sponsored by The Press and Standard recently were Shirley Corbett, Keitha Vaughn; and Kim Carter.

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Mayor visits Northside Elementary | News | The Press and Standard

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

Photo by BARRY MOORE
LETTERS TO THE MAYOR. In March, the 20 first-graders in Salley Smith’s class at Northside Elementary School were studying about leaders in their community. Since they were also learning to write, they chose to each write … Read the rest


N.C.: First the bathroom debacle, now the sticks | Opinion | The Press and Standard

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

North Carolina, I love you. I was born there and, God willing, I’ll die there.
But dang if you haven’t gone and done it again.
Wait — let’s start with what happened on March 30: N.C. lawmakers repealed House Bill … Read the rest


Prom Dollar winners | News | The Press and Standard

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

PROM DOLLARS. Amy Petrolawicz, left, and Sarah Pye, above, won prom dollars in The Press and Standard/The Rockin’ Shopper’s annual prom contest. Two winners were drawn for $50 each in prom dollars from sponsoring businesses.


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.


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