Monthly Archives: April 2017

Cougars in the hunt for Region 8-AAAA title | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County High School sits on the brink of a first in the history books. But they will need a little help from their neighbors to make it happen.
Currently sitting at 10-8 overall and 6-2 … Read the rest


Martin earns win for young Lady Hawks | 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 Prep Academy Middle School Softball team and the Colleton County Middle School Softball team faced each other Thursday April 6 at the ACE Basin Sports Complex. The Lady Hawks came out on top, 18-8, … Read the rest


Wright leads JV Lady Hawks to win over Rebels | Sports | The Press and Standard

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

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton Prep’s JV softball team defeated Thomas Heyward Academy 14-4 in an away game held Tuesday April 4 to improve its overall record to 14-2-1.
Rachel Wright earned the complete game victory in four innings of … Read the rest


Crime Reports | The Press and Standard

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

School visitor faces weapon charge
A Walterboro man was taken into custody the afternoon of April 15 after he allegedly attempted to bring a gun onto school property.
The suspect was among a group arriving at Colleton County High School … Read the rest


Carolyn Dopson Thompson | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 17, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

CAROLYN DOPSON THOMPSON

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ISLANDTON-Mrs. Carolyn Dopson Thompson, 76, of Islandton, entered into eternal rest Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Beaufort Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be held 11 am, Thursday, April 20, … Read the rest


David Lowell Young | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 17, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

David Lowell Young

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WALTERBORO-Mr. David Lowell Young, 54, entered into rest Tuesday morning, April 11, 2017, at his home in Walterboro.

Funeral services were conducted 11 o’clock Friday morning, April 14, 2017, … Read the rest


James Paul Hudson

Posted on April 17, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

James Paul Hudson

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WALTERBORO-Mr. James Paul Hudson, 79, of Walterboro, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Veteran’s Victory House. He was the husband of the late Sharon Irene Seward Hudson.

A … Read the rest


Myrtle Seigler Spell | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 17, 2017 10:10 am by Myiah Blakeney

MYRTLE SEIGLER SPELL

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ROUND O-Mrs. Myrtle Seigler Spell, wife of the late Clyde Bruce Spell Sr., passed away at her home in Round O Saturday morning April 15, 2017 surrounded by her loving … Read the rest


Order your Chick-fil-A for Friday’s lunch | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 17, 2017 10:10 am by The Press and Standard

This Friday is the Chick-fil-A event at Faith Baptist Academy from 12-1 p.m. Get you orders in early by calling 843-538-2269 (leave a message.)


Free child abuse prevention training to be offered April 24 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 17, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard


Letters to the Editor | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 16, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

CCHS PSTO reacts to letters to editor
Dear Editor:
At the March 27 regular monthly meeting of the Colleton County High School Parent Teacher Student Organization (CCHS PTSO), discussions were held concerning “Letters to the Editor” in The Press and … Read the rest


Be grateful for life’s thorns | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 16, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

My childhood was spent in the bright lights of a major metropolitan area. Every couple of years or so, we would make the trek to my father’s rural roots in middle Georgia to visit extended family. Those trips were always … Read the rest


When life seems hopeless, have hope | Faith | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 16, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

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ometimes as we travel through this journey called life, it seems hopeless to some. However, that is not the plan of life that God has for us. There are numerous verses of Scripture that speak of a life of … Read the rest


Do they love you or your looks? | Opinion | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Recently I found a beauty blog that posed a profound question: Gel or acrylic nails? Just kidding, that’s too deep for this blog. But it did ask: What happens when you stop posing and get real with bae?
In other … Read the rest


Local 4-Hers visit S.C.’s state capital | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

More than 250 4-Hers, their family members and Clemson Cooperative Extension agents gathered at the South Carolina Statehouse to share the impact the youth development organization has on their lives.

While surround by a crowd adorned in 4-H green jackets … Read the rest


TCTC students win welding scholarships | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Arclabs Charleston held its first High School Welding Competition Friday March 17. The grand prize — a $15,300 full tuition scholarship — was awarded to Aaron Craven, right, of Thunderbolt Career and Technology Center, whose welding instructor is Arthur Russell. … Read the rest


CCHS student paints mission statement on wall at CMC | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

CCHS student Zoe Williams painted Colleton Medical Center’s mission statement on a wall entering the hospital. “We wanted to have our mission statement in a location that all entering the hospital could see it,” said CEO Jimmy Hiott. The statement … Read the rest


94-year-old sees ‘The Price is Right’ | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Ninety-four-year-old Wilhemina Young got a chance to see “The Price is Right” live in Charleston when the show came to town in March.
“When I heard that ‘The Price is Right’ was coming to town, it sounded like the perfect … Read the rest


‘Hattitude’ Brunch | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

“We All ‘Wear’ Many Hats” — the theme for the Colleton Training School/Colleton High School Alumni Association’s fourth annual “Hattitude” Brunch — was a fitting one as the crowd gathered Saturday April 8, wearing hats of … Read the rest


Betty Black celebrates 90th birthday | Congrats Colleton | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Betty Black of Walterboro celebrated her 90th birthday with a celebration given by family and friends at the Dogwood Hills Golf Club on Sunday April 2. Mayor Bill Young of Walterboro presented her with a proclamation in honor of her


CNT, DSS team up to recognize Child Abuse Prevention Month | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 15, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY
cindyc4@yahoo.com

The Colleton County Department of Social Services teamed up with the classes of Cougar New Tech teachers Laura Clark and Tabatha DeWitt last week to acknowledge April as Child Abuse Prevention Month.
The CNT students and … Read the rest


Two arrested in traffic stop | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 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 for
following too closely April 13 at 9:18 … Read the rest


March for Babies raises over $64,000 | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

By CINDY CROSBY

cindyc4@yahoo.com

Colleton County opened their hearts and wallets for the March of Dimes “March for Babies” – raising over $64,000, the biggest year ever for the community. The fundraising event culminated this past Saturday morning in the … Read the rest


Edisto Council members graduate | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Edisto Beach Council members Jerome Kizer  and Crawford Moore recently received their diplomas from the Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government.
Walterboro Mayor Bill Young, the president of the Municipal Association of South Carolina, presented Kizer and Moore their certifications … Read the rest


Register now for this year’s Rice Run/Walk | Rice Festival | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

This year’s Rice Run/Walk will be April 29. The 5K run and walk will begin at 8 a.m.  followed by the one-mile fun run at 9 a.m. Registration, packet pickup and course information will be available in front of city … Read the rest


Photos: Cottageville Elementary Field Day | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Photos by KATRENA McCALL
Students at Cottageville Elementary School enjoyed field day on Friday with sack races, jump ropes, hula hoops and other outdoor activities. Children pictured are in the pre-K through first-grade classes.


CPA students visit industries | News | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2017 5:05 pm by The Press and Standard

Colleton Prep students toured local industries Crescent Dairy, Flora Life and Lowcountry Aviation last week.


FFA holds annual plant sale | Photos | The Press and Standard

Posted on April 14, 2017 5:05 am by The Press and Standard

Photo by GEORGE SALSBERRY
A customer at Saturday’s Future Farmers of America plant sale searches the tomato plants for just the right one. The sale was held at Thunderbolt Career and Technology Center.


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