Monthly Archives: April 2017

Chester Lyons | Obituaries |The Press and Standard

Posted on April 24, 2017 8:08 am by Myiah Blakeney

CHESTER LYONS 

Care of Brice Herndon Funeral Chapels and Crematory 

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.


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


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